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The Clarence

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here last week having last been here 18 months ago. After my last visit I swore not to go back but was booked in here by a colleague who likes the place. As I checked in I said I wouldn't normally stay here because it is so noisy and was told that the reason why is because there...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

It certainly is a pity to read that you experienced noise from the neighbouring venue again on this visit, despite being given a room we typically don't have that issue with. Nevertheless, your kind comment about the team here is appreciated.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this hotel - great location The staff are really friendly - felt like I was staying at a private club. Love the building - beautiful wood very calming. Easy to get to / from Train station and airport.

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It's great to read that you love The Clarence and enjoyed the friendliness of the team here. We all hope to see you back in the near future.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read previous reviews, I knew to expect a room on the smaller side and to hear noise from the Temple Bar crowd at night so I was not disappointed. The room itself was clean and pleasant, as well as the perfect temperature. I didn't find the bathroom to feel outdated as some other reviews have stated.The only issue I...

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your recent stay with us here at The Clarence, and I'm glad to read you were not disappointed with your stay. It's unfortunate top read you experience some hot water issues and I hope this did not detract from your overall seemingly positive experience with us.

Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we arrived the taxi driver said "you got very lucky" and he wasn't wrong! The staff were polite, friendly and helpful. The rooms were very spacious and clean. Plus the bar and restaurant were of a very good quality. The location is perfect. The back entrance leads you to temple bar, and all the sightseeing attractions in Dublin are...

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It's great to read that you enjoyed your time here at The Clarence, finding the team to be friendly and helpful. We hope that you'll choose to stay at The Clarence again if you ever return to Dublin.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Clarence for one night. I was impressed by the staff and accommodation both of which were at a very high standard. Unfortunately I was kept awake by the "boom boom" from the nightclub next door. Normally I am a deep sleeper but unfortunately it kept me awake..... Apart from that I would thoroughly recommend this hotel....

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PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The Clarence, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review your recent stay at The Clarence. Your kind comments are appreciated. We hope your follow on stay with us again this week was just as good and was not interrupted by noise from our neighbouring venue.

Chesterfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Clarence is a real find , not used before but stayed 2 nights we had booked to see elbow at the Olympia theatre it was only 100yds walk to the theatre and You are in temple bar near to restaurants and bars. Our room was excellent it looked out over the river Liffey . We used the hotel restaraunt...

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UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big rooms, a hall, long bathroom, big bedroom with good facilities. Room service was really good too, both food and the service itself. Nice breakfast freshly cooked. Bar was welcoming. All good. Only question for me is why not have irons in the room, a slight hassle having to ask for them when there for business. But really good overall

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved my stay here. Very comfortable. Beautiful big room. Given it was a Monday night it was quiet outside. Great bathroom. Staff very friendly. Mini bar was very handy. Fantastic location with excellent restaurant on site. Would definitely stay here again on return to Dublin. Highly recommended

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Vanderbijlpark, South Africa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot get a better location than this hotel as it is perfectly situated in Dublin so you can make the pubs on both side of the river. The hotel sports great bars especially the Octagon bar and also serves a great breakfast.

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can not beat the location! The staff is wonderful and the rooms comfortable. Desk clerks are extremely friendly, helpful and knowledgeable.....great suggestions for restaurants, pubs and sites to see.

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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: $198 - $514 (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
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#32 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#50 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#53 Business Hotel in Dublin
#56 Family Hotel in Dublin
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“Great room, large windows, lots of action on temple bar :) bathroom needs courtesy robes, should be prerequisite for chilly Irish tiles:)”
 of 5 bubbles 392darcyc, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Central location, rooms to the front of the hotel are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles 86janek, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Nothing to say apart from perfect ! ”
 of 5 bubbles newxes, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room for one person”
 of 5 bubbles brigitte378, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher up the better to avoid the Temple Bar late night noise.”
 of 5 bubbles 891PeterR, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
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