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Sydney
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Little extras make hotel stays memorable. Like the free shoe shine service and staff who go out of their way to look after guests. A substandard room service meal was left outside the door with a note. It was immediately taken off our bill and a complimentary bottle of wine delivered to our room. The hotel is in an excellent...

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Redcar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Clarence Hotel for 3 nights, the Hotel is in a great location, within walking distance of most of the attractions. The Staff are very friendly and helpful, however our room could have done with a bit of a refurb. We paid £348.00 for 3 nights, no breakfast, I paid £30.00 for 2 breakfasts which were not...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your recent experience at The Clarence and while the positive comments you make about the team here are appreciated, it's disappointing to read of the elements of your stay that were less enjoyable and your feedback will be passed on to the relevant people. Despite not thoroughly enjoying every aspect of your stay...

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed as a couple at the Clarence for two nights whilst staying in Dublin. The location was perfect from us as it was just on the edge of Temple Bar and means you can dip into the fun there but also know you'll be free from the noise when you want to go to bed. The hotel was really...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The rooms were spotless, but the best part of The Clarence was the staff. They were all very kind and helpful. I forgot something at the front desk, and one staff member chased me down the street to ensure that I would have it. They were very professional!

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Many thanks for your 5* review of The Clarence. Your kind words about the team here are great to read and we were delighted to return your property to you immediately and we hope you'll return to The Clarence in the near future.

Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for three days 28th to 31st Dec 2016. We felt welcomed immediately and every time we passed the desk we were acknowledged. The location is great for any activity. Room was nice and only missing facewashers but when I asked they were there. Large bathroom with a bath, very comfortable beds and clean room. I had to...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

It was our pleasure to welcome you to The Clarence at the end of 2016 and it certainly seems like you enjoyed your few days here. It's great to read you would stay here again and we look forward to hopefully welcoming you back.

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Clarence is perfectly located and has very comfortable rooms. We were upgraded to a balcony room upon check in. If you're American, you'll appreciate the bathroom amenities - no tiny folding door showers here. They also offer great customer service. When I nicked myself shaving, they promptly sent someone up with a few bandaids.

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It's great to know we're your go to hotel when visiting Dublin and it was our pleasure to provide you with great customer service. We hope it's not too long before you're back with us again.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Hotel I've stayed at in Dublin. Amazing location as it is only around the corner from some of the best restaurants, bars and stores in Dublin. The staff were very helpful and incredibly friendly. Looking forward to staying there again.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

It's fantastic to read that we're the best hotel you've stayed here in Dublin and that you enjoyed the helpful friendly team here. We look forward to hopefully welcoming you back on any future visit to Dublin.

Ballymena, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful hotel , immaculate,friendly and inviting. Everything about the hotel was all you could ask for and I'm very loath to say this but omg the breakfast was very disappointing . It had nothing special and I have to admit I could have done better at home. Yes I would stay again as everyone and everything else was delightful.

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your recent stay with us at The Clarence. It's great to read that despite being disappointed with breakfast everything else was all you could ask for. We hope to have the opportunity to provide you with another delightful stay in the near future.

Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dublin has a classy side, a rather hip harbor and a sleazy side with cheap bars and restaurants. In the middel of the latest we will find The Clarence (difficult to keep your trolly urine free on the way to the hotel). I find The Clarence very mediocre, nice size room but noisy at night and very disappointing at breakfast....

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

It's disappointing to read a review such as this, as it contrasts so much with the experience we hope to provide for guests. Yes, the restaurant is a franchise within the hotel and is separately managed however your feedback will be passed on to the team there. Room prices reflect the time of year / demand / market comparison and...

Lindenhurst, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel was in a great location, very clean, staff very friendly. We ate in the restaurant and that was very good as well. Would definitely stay at the Clarence again. Thanks to the hotel and staff for a great stay!

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It's great to read a positive review such as this and it was our pleasure to make sure you enjoyed your recent stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back on any future visit.

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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: $167 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Clarence 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
The Clarence Hotel Dublin
Clarence Hotel Dublin
Clarence Dublin
Hotel Style:
#30 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#50 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#53 Business Hotel in Dublin
#56 Family Hotel in Dublin
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