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Welcome to the Clarence

Welcome to The Clarence Hotel in Dublin 2

Located in Temple Bar and listed in The Irish Independent’s 50 Best Places to Stay in Ireland in 2021, The Clarence is Dublin’s original rock ‘n’ roll hotel. Being one of Dublin’s most iconic hotels, The Clarence Hotel offers everything you need for a top hotel break, romantic getaway, family break or staycation right in the heart of Dublin City.

When you arrive at The Clarence Hotel, you will be greeted by a warm and friendly welcome before checking into one of our recently renovated luxury hotel rooms or suites. Offering an incredible location in Dublin 2 between Wellington Quay, the best of Dublin City is within moments of our boutique hotel so you can enjoy everything our beautiful and vibrant city has to offer.

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Rooms & Suites

The Clarence Hotel offers fifty eight bedrooms and suites, along with our world-famous Penthouse Suite which offers stunning panoramic views of Dublin City. Our boutique hotel offers a range of hotel rooms ranging from Double Room, Deluxe Double Rooms, River View Rooms, Luxury Hotel Suites and a beautiful Penthouse Suite which is the best penthouse suite Dublin City has to offer.

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Dublin’s original rock and roll hotel offers luxury hotel rooms, delicious food and a top location but we also offer incredible Dublin hotel offers when you book direct. View our special offers, deals and hotel packages today to give your stay in Dublin City that extra something special.

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Eat & Drink at The Clarence

Cocktails have always been at the heart of The Clarence. Our beautiful hotel is situated on Wellington Quay between the River Liffey and Temple Bar making it the perfect setting for a glamorous gathering of friends over cocktails or sipping on pints of Guinness with mates.

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Hens and Stags at The Clarence

The Clarence Hotel in Dublin 2 is located in Temple Bar and is Dublin’s original Rock ‘n’ Roll hotel making it the ultimate hotel for any hen or stag party. Our amazing location in Dublin City Centre make us an ideal hotel base for any hen or stag party as we are within walking distance of all of the excitement that Dublin has to offer including the fun activities you have planned for the weekend.

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Where we are

The Clarence Hotel is located on the quays in Dublin and our prime location within the buzzing district of Temple Bar in Dublin 2 means that fun, food and music is never far away. With lots of cool restaurants, cafes and pubs nearby in Temple Bar as well as live music at Olympia Theatre 250 metres away and much more to see and do, there’s never a dull moment. There are lots of great tourist attractions within a stone’s throw of our front door. You’ll be sure to enjoy your holiday at our beautiful boutique hotel in the heart of Dublin 2.

The Clarence
6-8 Wellington Quay
Dublin 2

  • 5 star ratingExcellent as always A bit of cultural tranquility in the heart of Dublin with excellent staff and an amazing restaurant. The perfect venue to welcome customers to our product launch; and to wine and dine them in style. This is at least our 4th visit and we will return!

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    Mal P

    5 star ratingThe Clarence Centrally located in Dublin with easy walking distance to many attractions. Friendly staff that are very accommodating with any assistance you may need. Concierge group were excellent, providing wonderful suggestions on activities outside the city. Rooms very comfortable.

    Margaret M

    5 star ratingWeekend stay at Clarence It's an excellent, stylish hotel, quiet & peaceful oasis in the midst of Dublin.
    Great location for exploring the city sights, and also on the doorstep of temple bar.
    Very polite and very professional staff.

  • 5 star ratingNo more U2... Great spot. Easy check in. Upgraded to a balcony room. GREAT BED and pillows!!!! Best of our three week tour of the Emerald Island. Only stayed one night before our departure, but would certainly recommend for a longer stay. Great feel. Great service. Well appointed.


    5 star ratingGreat Property, Staff and Location Overall we had a great experience at The Clarence. The hotel was nice with a Great Staff! The location was perfect because you were in the Temple Bar area but not IN the Temple Bar area - little quieter at night.

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    3 star ratingJust average Felt the room was a little dated, with the shower taking ages to get hot , great location , friendly staff. Good for a short break and location superb but would not stay here again due to facilities . More

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    Caroline B
  • 5 star ratingPerfect stay in Dublin The best hotel and service in Dublin, The check in was very easy and the staff was helpfull, We stayed for new years eve and the staff helped us to book a perfect resturant for us. We booked on trheir web page and got 155 Discount. More

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    5 star ratingWonderful hotel! The photos do not do the room justice. It was a wonderful room, very clean with a comfortable bed. Lots of television channels and a big bathroom.Excellent water pressure. The staff is very helpful and always willing to give directions.


    4 star ratingfour days in Dublin The hotel was very nice, room overlooking Temple Bar area. The bathroom had some mold on the
    grout lines and the shower curtain a had sour smell. It was not so easy getting a tub of ice for the

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