Summer Staycation at The Clarence

Summer Staycation at The Clarence

As another summer rolls around with restrictions on travelling abroad on foreign holidays in 2021, all is not lost! It’s time to turn your attention to city breaks a little closer to home. It’s time to rediscover Dublin, to love local, and enjoys all the things that make us proud to call this city our home.

The Clarence offers the perfect Dublin hotel summer break where you can stay in Dublin City Centre and discover all that the City has to offer. With views over the River Liffey and across the city there’s no better place to get exploring. Have a rocking staycation at The Clarence, Dublin’s original rock ‘n’ roll boutique hotel in the heart of Dublin’s city centre!


Things to do and places to see around the Clarence:

Shop until you drop!

We’ve been online shopping for almost a year but nothing beats browsing the shops in person! During your stay at The Clarence, embrace your inner shopaholic with a day out to the fantastic Dublin shopping district. Start in Jervis Shopping Centre or on Henry Street before making your way over to Grafton Street. Have a stroll around and enjoy the live street performers.

Dublin Sightseeing Tours:

Guinness Storehouse – Experience the history, heart, and soul of Ireland’s most iconic beer.

The National Wax Museum – Located in Dublin’s city centre a perfect day trip for all ages for guaranteed fun and entertainment for everyone!

The Viking Splash Tour – Enjoy a Viking boat tour around Dublin city centre for a day trip you won’t forget.

Scenic Summer Walks:

Trinity College – Go for a walk surrounded by history and beautiful architecture in Dublin’s most famous university. While you’re there, pop in to see the Book of Kells and famous Buttery Bar.

Stephens Green Park – This park is the perfect place for a walk or picnic lunch. It is known for its beauty, amazing atmosphere and incredible sculptures.

IMMA – The Irish Museum of Modern Art is located on the historical site of the Royal Hospital Kilmainham. Spend the morning viewing the latest exhibitions and then explore the surrounding formal gardens and a large meadowland.

Restaurants and Bars:

We’ve all missed a good night out and there’s no better location than The Clarence for a choice of the best restaurants and bars in Dublin.

Roberta’s – Roberta’s is beautifully designed glasshouse restaurant in Temple Bar, located just next door to The Clarence. With delicious New-York Italian style cuisine and cracking cocktails served beneath their bespoke glass ceiling, this is a great place to eat, with a buzzy atmosphere and incredible views! All their meats, fish, vegetables, fruits, herbs and dairy are delivered daily by local suppliers, so you’re always getting the freshest ingredients on your plate.

Tomahawk – Make yourself cosy at Dublin’s best steakhouse enjoying a stake at the comfy corners matched with matte timber tables and leather seats, where diners can enjoy their delicious meals under the ambient street lighting that pours in from above. Or choose to perch comfortably along the gorgeous timber dining bar set around our open kitchen and watch the theatre of a professional kitchen at work with a delicious cocktail in hand.

Anne’s Bar & Hardware – Located in the heart of Temple Bar, one of the city’s oldest and most iconic areas with streets lined with cobble stones, Anne’s Bar opens 7 days a week from 11am until late. There’s craic agus ceoil with big screens for the best in sport daily. Grab a pint of Guinness and settle into a cosy snug for the night.


Book Direct for Best Rates for your Staycation at The Clarence

Book direct HERE today and start making those staycation plans for Summer 2021.