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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.

Dublin City is packed with top attractions, historic landmarks, great bars, delicious dining options and popular shopping districts for you to explore during your stay with us. So whether you are staying in Dublin City for business or for fun, The Clarence Hotel has everything you need.

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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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Afternoon Tea with us

Gather your loved ones and settle in for an afternoon of pure luxury and indulgence. While away the afternoon with friends and family in the stunning surrounds of The Clarence, whilst enjoying an indulgent selection of seasonal savoury treats and delicate sweets.

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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 ratingU2 I did not know they own this property 😎 The hotel is beautiful with all old Oak doors and framing - classic details

    Rooms were efficient and all amenities were good

    Staff were very friendly and helpful

    Location is great For entertainment district

    I would like to give a big thanks to Jeremy for all his assistance More


    5 star ratingGreat hotel in the heart of Dublin Excellent location and service. Staff at front desk super helpful.. Clean and organized.

    Octagon Bar is a classic spot. Beautiful woodwork every where; concierge helpful with great dining reccomendations.


    5 star ratingRecommend Polite and efficient staff. Great location for central Dublin. Comfortable, clean room with a luxurious feel - lots of solid wood and lovely fabrics. Lovely carpentry. Not much of a view but I want expecting one.

    Would definitely use again.

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  • 5 star ratingCosy and friendly very good location, in the heart of temple bar, yet quiet, very friendly staff, perfect beds & service

    only downturn: bathtub curtain - a bit outdated

    the bar is nice, but at least before dinner not crowded


    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 ratingStay at The Clarence was excellent Awesome location. Great and helpful staff and concierge.. Breakfast was really good although not included or better than other similarly priced places we stayed. Would stay here again. Can walk most anywhere or grab a tour bus right outside.

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    Ray G
  • 5 star ratingUn hotel encantador A lovely hotel with large rooms and a simple but very beautiful decoration.

    The cleanliness is impeccable and the staff is very friendly and helpful. without a doubt, we will repeat hotel on our next trip


    5 star ratingEverything was great! Service was impeccable. We were upgraded to a suite from a river view room, and greatly enjoyed that. Breakfasts had multiple options; all we tried were excellent (5 days).

    The location honestly can’t be beat - right on Temple Bar and close to all the “must sees” in Dublin.

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    5 star ratingGreat hotel! Great hotel overall, the room was cozy and even though our room only had a view of the buildings behind it, it was still nice to have a small balcony to get some fresh air. Also, the front desk staff was very helpful! More