The Clarence Hotel is located right in the heart of Dublin’s buzzing Temple Bar district. This makes The Clarence Hotel one of the top hotels near Temple Bar. Temple Bar is a buzzing area of Dublin City with cobbled streets lined with great shops, lively atmosphere and music filled bars, cafes and restaurants. You can find anything your heart desires in Temple Bar Dublin, from the traditional Irish boxty dish, to the world famous chicken wings of Elephant & Castle – and everything in between. With live music every night of the week and the streets lined with buskers, Temple Bar is an area that doesn’t sleep. There are some great art galleries in Temple Bar as well as the wonderful IFI Cinema, too – that has a brilliant schedule of art house and independent movies, if catching a film on a rainy day in Dublin City takes your fancy.