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Reviewed 14 October 2015

My husband and I received a weekend away at this amazing hotel as a present for our Birthdays. Check in was 2pm but we arrived at 10 am and was shown to our room immediately. Although the room was above Temple Bar we could not fault anything about this hotel from the start of our visit to the end of...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

What a delightful review to read. It's a pleasure to know that you enjoyed such a nice time here at The Clarence, and your thanks to the team here is very much appreciated. We hope you've made that return booking you mention and look forward to welcoming you back.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We visited for a long week end the hotel is ideally situated for Temple Bar Dublin Castle and only 15 minutes from Guinness. The rooms were of a very good standard but very warm, but with the music from below which was heard until 4.00 am we could not open the windows we were on the 4th floor! some of...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to stay at The Clarence on your recent trip to Dublin. Noise can indeed be an unfortunate occurrence here in Temple Bar so it's a shame to read this impacted on your stay, but I'm also happy to read you found you room to be of a high standard. We hope you'll consider The Clarence for any...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Have tried most of the hotels in Dublin ... definitely the best ...atemporal...simple... luxurious ... Best services. Great location. Great restaurant... and the penthouse, unique view on Liffey and Dublin ...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Many thanks for posting such a positive review of your recent stay at The Clarence. We hope to see you back for a return visit in the near future.

Dunoon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 October 2015

This was our first trip to Dublin and we were so happy that we booked the Clarence. I could not recommend this hotel more, from the very friendly informative welcome, when we arrived until we left three days later. The rooms were very comfortable, a real home from home with everything we required. The hotel is also very well situated...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

I'm delighted to read such a positive review of The Clarence following your October stay with us. It's always a pleasure to read reviews that show us guests have had the home from home experience, and your 5 stars on all counts is very welcome.

St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Stayed here on the last night of our trip home to Ireland as we were meeting some friends in Christchurch for a few pints..had booked a deluxe double room and was very pleasantly surprised to find we had been upgraded to a suite..which was nice..some of the furniture in the room is looking a tad tired but overall, lovely room,...

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Thanks for taking the time to post your 5* review of The Clarence following your brief stay with us this month. It's great to know you were back for a return visit to the hotel and that you'll be back yet again in the future. We hope the team here helped make this a memorable trip home and we look...

San Clemente, California
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Staff Beth accommodating, clean rooms with comfortable beds. Great drinks in the bar. Walking distance to bars and distillery. Great breakfast, and fast room service. Quiet rooms. View of the Dublin castle from our window.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing to stay at The Clarence last month. I'm delighted to read that the hotel, our team and location meant you enjoyed your stay.

Rainham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2015

What can i say about The Clarence except it feels like a home from home now due to the amount of times I've stayed here. The hotel is beautifully decorated and the staff are the most professional hotel personnel I have encountered yet they treat you like family. There is a reason my husband & I return to this hotel...

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I'm delighted to read you were back to stay with us again, and that the team here continue to make you feel at home when you come to stay. I'll be certain to pass your compliments on and we'll look forward to you and your husband returning to The Clarence.

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Rooms were spacious and spotless. Location is great if you're there to party but is noisy otherwise. Only problem we had was one night the bar and restaurant was closed due to a private function. This could have been advertised as ruined our plans for the evening. Restaurant was fully booked the following night so couldn't eat then either.

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Thanks for taking the time review The Clarence. On the night in question the bar had a private booking for 45 minutes and during this time we provided bar service in The Study, located beside reception. There was also the option of the full restaurant menu being served in the same area for anyone wishing to dine. It is however...

New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 October 2015

The Clarence is in the Heart of Dublin, right in front of the Temple Bar area. The staff was excellent and their service impeccable.The rooms are large and roomy. The location is ideal and not far to visit all of Dublin's attractions.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

I'm glad to read that you enjoyed your recent stay at The Clarence and it's a pleasure to read such words as "excellent" and "impeccable" in relation to the team here. We hope that if you have the opportunity to visit Dublin again you'll stay here for an equally enjoyable time.

Inverurie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

They say that the staff make or break it and it is very true. The hotel is lovely but the staff are fab. They were nothing short of amazing. The first night we were in there was a loud function below us and when I complained about the noise they immediately gave us keys to another room to sleep in....

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Many thanks for posting such a positive review of the team here at The Clarence. Such reviews and compliments are always welcome and we look forward to your return in the future.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Clarence boasts fifty bedrooms and suites, along with our world famous Penthouse Suite. Our rooms range from Classic through Deluxe and on to our River View and Garden Terrace Suites. Our furnishings are simple: classic Shaker oak, beds dressed in cool white linen, sitting elegantly in contrast to a palate of vibrant cardinal colours, rich drapes and luxe carpets. We aim to provide all the simple needs of our guests and we offer 'round the clock room service and all rooms have complimentary WiFi as standard. Our city centre location means car space is at a premium, but we do have a small underground car park that can be reserved for a small nightly supplement. It is also worth noting that our location does mean that the area can be lively at night, especially at the weekends and while we have taken every effort to reduce noise, it is not possible to block it all out. Please do consider this before booking. Within the hotel complex there are many drinking and dining experiences, from the chilled out bliss of The Study to the super stylish Octagon Bar, the perfect spot for an afternoon cocktail or a laid back nightcap. We also have Michelin star chef Oliver Dunne's Cleaver East restaurant within our walls and we are very proud that Oliver and his team provide all catering at the hotel, so whether it's a late night bite in your room or a Full Irish breakfast the next morning, you know your food will be of the highest standard, made from the freshest produce, closely cared for by Michelin starred hands. In the bowels of our building you will find the luxurious cocktail and food bar The Liquor Rooms, home to Dublin's arts set and the first ROI bar ever to be nominated in the prestigious Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards. On our first floor, overlooking the River Liffey lies The Cleaver East Suite at The Clarence, which can be reserved for special occasions, from large weddings to intimate business meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Clarence

Address: 6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: €127 - €342 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clarence 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Clarence Hotel Dublin
Clarence Dublin
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#31 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#50 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#53 Business Hotel in Dublin
#56 Family Hotel in Dublin
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