In the heart of Temple Bar

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, The Clarence is Dublin’s original rock ‘n’ roll hotel and is home to The Curious Mister, Roberta’s, Tomahawk, The Giddy Dolphin, and 95 hotel bedrooms.

Being one of Dublin’s most iconic hotels, we offer everything you need for a city hotel break, romantic getaway, family break or staycation right in the heart of Dublin City. Make the most of your stay with experiences available across our portfolio of diversly distinct dining options.

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.

We are 20 minutes from Dublin Airport: 10 minutes from Heuston and Connolly Train Station or 5 minutes from Busáras Central Bus Station.

Book directly today for guaranteed best rates and exclusive offers on a boutique hotel in Dublin 2.


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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 City Hotel Offers when you book directly.

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Rooms & Suites

The Clarence Hotel is home to 58 bedrooms and suites, along with our world-famous Penthouse Suite which offers stunning panoramic views of Dublin City.

Also known as the ‘U2 Hotel’, we have a range of hotel rooms ranging from Double Room, Deluxe Double Rooms, River View Rooms and Luxury Hotel Suites in Dublin City Centre. 

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Eat & Drink at The Clarence

The Clarence is home to a host of restaurants and bars, offering a range of different dining experiences. Tuck into an artisanal cocktail or glass of wine at The Curious Mister or savour a pint of Guinness with live music in The Giddy Dolphin, located adjacent to The Clarence. On the hotel’s ground floor, dine in the Clever East Restaurant or enjoy a steak dinner in style in the intimate Tomahawk, located below the hotel on Essex St. E.. For more casual dining tuck into Roberta’s, an award-winning restaurant serving a New York Italian-inspired menu.

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Dublin Things To Do

The Clarence Hotel is located on the quays, around the corner from the popular Temple Bar in Dublin 2.

There is plenty to see and do while staying with us. Explore Dublin Castle, take a stroll around St Stephens Green or Merrion Square Park. Visit the National Gallery or Trinity College Dublin.

Take a family trip to Dublin Zoo or Phoenix Park. Shop til you drop on Grafton Street and learn to pour a pint of stout at The Guinness Storehouse. Catch a gig at Olympia Theatre, Aviva Stadium or Croke Park. There’s never a dull moment here at the U2 hotel in Dublin. 

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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 Dublin 2.

The Clarence
6-8 Wellington Quay
Dublin 2