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Welcome to the Clarence

The Clarence is Dublin’s original rock ‘n’ roll boutique hotel, located in Temple Bar – right in the heart of Dublin City.

Our visitors are our priority! We offer a warm and friendly welcome in style and luxury while you relax and enjoy our beautiful and vibrant city.

Dublin is packed with exciting spaces, places, tastes – with myriad things to do and to see. Whether you are visiting for serious fun or business, location is key when it comes to getting around, and our hotel couldn’t be more conveniently located. We sit in Dublin 2 between Wellington Quay, which offers incredible views of the River Liffey and Temple Bar.

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Please read about our Covid 19 safeguarding program HERE.

Rooms & Suites

At The Clarence, guests can choose from fifty eight bedrooms and suites, along with our world-famous Penthouse Suite at the best hotel in Dublin. Our rooms range from Double room, Deluxe Double, River View Rooms, luxury hotel Suites and a beautiful Penthouse Suite.

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Thinking of joining us at Dublin’s original rock and roll hotel? We’ve got lots of great dublin hotel special offers, deals and packages to give your stay in Dublin City that extra something special.

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Stay and Spend Scheme 2020 / 2021

The Clarence Hotel will be participating in the Stay and Spend Scheme and this means, that when you book your break with us, you are entitled to claim expenses for your stay. The new Stay and Spend Scheme with Revenue allows you to claim tax back on accommodation, food and non-alcoholic drink (known as qualifying expenditure) bought between 1 October 2020 and 30 April 2021.


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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 in Dublin City Centre for any hen or stag party. Our amazing location in Temple Bar and moments from 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 City offers 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 ratingThe Clarence Great Property and excellent location. The hotel staff was very helpful and friendly. The rooms are authentic and in great condition. We would like to thank Mr. Hewson and Mr. Evans for making it all happen.

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    5 star ratingPleasant stay A short stay (one night) but an extremely enjoyable stay. It all started with the reception staff, who were extremely pleasant, welcoming and chatty, which got my stay off to a nice start, Hotel is in an ideal location for exploring Dublin

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    5 star ratingLoved staying here. We stayed her on the first night of our honeymoon. They upgraded us to a suite. It was absolutely perfect. Breakfast the next morning was included and it was really delightful. Really nice place to spend the night, wish we had stayed longer.

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  • 5 star ratingElor Excellent visit, lovely room overlooking the back of the hotel. Quiet.

    Everything I needed and very central. Was at a business meeting and lunch etc was very efficient and good.

    Checkout no problem, staff offered to call a taxi. All very friendly and visit made easy.

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    5 star ratingAmazing Trip! The Clarence is in the Temple Bar Old Town area of Dublin. No need for a car , we walked everywhere! Maria at the front desk was amazing! Loved the room with a balcony —Beautiful views of Dublin! Can’t wait to return again to the Clarence

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    5 star ratingLovely Lovely Time in a Lovely hotel with lovely staff. The hotel room was lovely, such solid doors and comfy king bed. Lots of space with little hallway between room and ensuite. Loved our stay at The Clarence, thank you. More

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  • 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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    5 star ratingGarden Terrace This was the most perfect New Year's Eve trip to Ireland watching the fireworks from the top of the garden terrace! Amazing view! The room was great and only a couple minutes walk to the Temple Bar Pub which has a great atmosphere! Will definitely be staying again!

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    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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