Clarence - Dublin

6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin, Ireland, 2  show map
 4 stars
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Clarence - Dublin

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking
 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Spa and relaxation

Reflex massage

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Continental breakfast

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge area

 Meeting facilities

Meeting/Banquet facilities

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

Editorial review:

This is a lovely and intimate 50 room hotel with low key elegant rooms. The sleeping rooms are on the small side but every room is enhanced with original art. The penthouse is known to have housed many a rock star icon but there is nothing about this hotel that is blaring or loud.

Overview

Clarence Hotel is situated in the heart of Dublin near Dublin Castle, River Liffey and Project Arts Centre. Built in 1852, the refined hotel was renovated in 1995.

The hotel is placed 5 minutes' walk from Ha'penny Bridge, Guinness Storehouse and Temple Street . Guests will find Dublin city center within a 10-minute walk from the property.

There are shopping places, such as a shopping street and boutiques nearby.

10 minutes' drive from Dublin airport and 10 minutes' walk to Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane train station.

Rooms

The property comprises 50 non-smoking rooms appointed with a sofa, a kitchen, high-speed internet, a minibar and a laptop-size safe as well as a kettle and coffee/tea makers. Many guestrooms offer views of the River Liffey. The rooms also feature hardwood floor and wooden furnishing.

Eat & Drink

Dishes of Irish cuisine are served in the in-house restaurant. Guests can quench their thirst at Octagon bar with a favorite drink. The Porterhouse Temple Bar and Bruno's are situated in a tourist area, about 50 meters from the venue.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The hotel offers a gift shop, parking and a baggage storage along with a copier and a meeting room to respond to the needs of all guests.

Relax

On-site recreational facilities include relaxing massage and aromatherapy.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   50.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Souvenir shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Services

  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Continental breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Meeting room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view
  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 6 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

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Hotel Address:

6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin, Ireland, 2

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City Center
  • Dublin
    700 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Rockarchive Gallery
    700 ft
  • Gallery Zozimus
    2300 ft
  • Bus stop
    400 ft
Restaurants
  • The Porterhouse Temple Bar
    300 ft
  • Queen of Tarts
    600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    50

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Rooms and availability

Clarence Hotel photos Room Superior King Room
Superior King Room
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Spacious and airy room has one King size bed, working desk and seating area. The size of this room is 21m2.

Clarence Hotel photos Room Superior Twin Room
Superior Twin Room
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Spacious and airy room has one King size bed, working desk and seating area. The size of this room is 21m2.

Clarence Hotel photos Room Deluxe King Room
Deluxe King Room
Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed
Size: 260 sq. feet
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  • Private bathroom
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The size of this room is 24m2 and contains one King size bed, seating area with a small table and two arm-chairs. Bathroom has all modern conveniences.

Room facilities
    Clarence Hotel photos Room Double Room
    Double Room
    Bed type: Double bed or 2 Single beds or Queen-size bed or Twin beds
    Size: 230 sq. feet
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    This room offers view of the River Liffey and the busy City Quays. Includes one King size bed, seating area and bathroom with modern amenities. The size of this room is 21m2.

    Room facilities
      Clarence Hotel photos Room Deluxe King Room
      Deluxe King Room
      Bed type: Double bed or King-size bed
      Size: 260 sq. feet
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      This room has a balcony overlooking Temple Bar and has views towards the Dublin Mountains. Comprises of one King size bed and seating area. Bathroom has modern facilities.

      Room facilities
        Clarence Hotel photos Room Suite
        Suite
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        The suite has one bedroom with a super King size bed with a view over the River Liffey from the Bedroom, bathroom and sitting room. The sitting room also features a Queen size sofa bed. River suite size is 42m2.

        Clarence Hotel photos Room Penthouse
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        This suite is spacious and includes two bedrooms and bathroom facilities.

        How to reach hotel

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        Hotel Address:

        6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin, Ireland, 2

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Dublin
          700 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Rockarchive Gallery
          700 ft
        • Gallery Zozimus
          2300 ft
        • Bus stop
          400 ft
        Restaurants
        • The Porterhouse Temple Bar
          300 ft
        • Queen of Tarts
          600 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          6
        • Number of rooms:
          50

        Hotel Awards

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        Clarence Location

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        What's nearby

        Tourist attractions

        • The National Gallery of Ireland - 400 ft
        • Dublins Viking Adventure - 400 ft
        • Olympia Theatre - 400 ft

        Places of interest

        • African Mission Office - 400 ft
        • Ard na Meala - 400 ft
        • Baldoyle Convent - 400 ft
        • Famine Sculpture - 400 ft
        • Smithfield: Old Jameson Destillery und Chimney - 400 ft
        • Button Factory - 400 ft
        • Chapelizod Parish - 400 ft
        • General Post Office - 400 ft
        • Die Liffey - 400 ft

        Convention centers

        Sport related

        • Classic Yacht Ealu - 400 ft
        • Rotary Club - 400 ft

        Amusement

        • All Seasons Tree Care Ltd - 400 ft
        • IFC Cinemas - 400 ft
        • Coillte - Irish Forestry Board - 400 ft
        • Blessington Street Park - 400 ft
        • Busy Park - 400 ft

        Museums

        • Gallery of Photography - 400 ft

        Universities, Institutes

        • The City Hall - 400 ft

        Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

        • Dr Declan Murray - 400 ft

        Theaters

        • New Theatre - 400 ft
        • Dublin Fringe Theatre Festival Ltd - 400 ft
        • City Hall Exhibition - 400 ft
        • Temple Bar Music Centre The - 400 ft
        • Point Theatre - 400 ft

        Local attractions

        • National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History - 5000 ft
          Benburb St., Dublin
        • Blessington Basin - 1.0 mi
          Phibsborough, Dublin
        • Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum - 1.3 mi
          St Josephs Avenue, Dublin
        • Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum - 5000 ft
          Fitzwilliam Street Lower 29, Dublin
        • Irish Jewish Museum - 1.0 mi
          3 Walforth Road, Dublin

        Near the hotel

        • Capital Comedy Club - 100 ft
          HaPenny Bridge Inn, 42 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar,, Dublin
        • National Photographic Archive - 400 ft
          2 Kildare Street, Meeting House Sq., Dublin
        • City Hall - 500 ft
          Dame Street, Dublin
        • Temple Bar - 800 ft
          2 - 5 Wellington Quay, Dublin
        • National Wax Museum Plus - 200 ft
          The Armory, Foster Place, Dublin
        • Millennium Bridge - 500 ft
          Wellington Quay, Dublin
        • The Rare Auld Times - 600 ft
          64 Dame Street, Dublin

        Restaurants nearby

        • The Porterhouse Temple Bar - 300 ft

          Address: 16-18 Parliament Street
          Phone: 1-679 8847

          61% likes this, based on 469 reviews

        • Ciao Bella Roma - 200 ft

          Address: 24/25 Parliament Street
          Phone: 00353 1 677 0004

          55% likes this, based on 156 reviews
          Cuisine: Italian

        • Tea Room - 100 ft

          Address: 6-8 Wellington Quay
          Phone: 01-670-77-66

          69% likes this, based on 77 reviews
          Cuisine: Contemporary, European, Irish

        • Queen of Tarts - 600 ft

          Address: 3 - 4 Cow's Lane
          Phone: 01 633 4681

          81% likes this, based on 884 reviews

        • Octagon Bar - 100 ft

          Address: Clarence Hotel, 6-8 Wellington Quay
          Phone: 1-670 9000

          60% likes this, based on 46 reviews

        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          6
        • Number of rooms:
          50

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        Clarence Reviews

        Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Clarence

        Average guest rating

        7.4out of 10
        Very good
        Based on 272 reviews

        Rating by category:

        Location
        7.0
        Rooms
        8.0
        Service
        9.0
        Value
        7.0
        Dining
        7.0

        Guest reviews

        • Older travelers
          5.0

          friendly and accommadating staff, food was good and location excellent.i have stayed here several times

          having stayed with you several times over the past 10 years i now find that the clarence has gone 'down hill' it needs a re-vamp to bring it back upto the levels of the morrison - where it was when i first started using it. the room was ok, no soap !! in the box - walls looked dirty,

        • Couple
          9.0

          We were celebrating a wedding anniversary and going to a show in Dublin. Hotel was fabulous. Clean rooms, efficient staff, overall an enjoyable experience.

        • Older travelers
          9.6

          I loved the location in the Temple Bar district ( and yes we were prepared for it to be noisy late at night!). The hotel itself has real old world charm along with contemporary room decor which all works well together. Only had breakfast there which was a bit on the pricey side. Bit confusing when we saw a blackboard being carried out with breakfast special on it which we weren't offered and we were the only ones breakfasting at that time! Would stay there again.

        • Couple
          5.4

          The staff were freindly

          The room wasnt cleaned proparly no tea and coffe facilities 1 champine glass instead of 2. charged credit card without asking ( we asked to pay cash and were told it was alreaady charged to the credit card)

        • Couple
          10.0

          I took my wife to The Clarence for our first year anniversary ,we had a great stay the staff were excelent ,the location was ideal it was dead central to Temple Bar.

          The room could be a little cheaper or at least have breakfast included but an extra 20 quid per person for breakfast is a bit steep!

        • Group of friends
          10.0

          The staff were all great and the location is excellent, right near lots of bars and restaurants. There is also a nice bar and restaurant on site.

          Expected it to be a little bit more modern inside.

        • Couple
          7.4

          Hotel staff all friendly and couldn't to enough for you. Rooms were clean although very warm.

        • Older travelers
          4.2

          Location

          First night room 405 with a disco outside the window until the early hours, rang and complained and was moved to room 310 the next day. This room faced a busy street of bars and clubs and actually had less levels of glazing than 405! Staff uninterested, sat in the tea room for 40 minutes before having to ask for service. Then recieved battered smoke cod and cold chips, and apple crumble at the same time...which was obviously stone cold by the time the fish and chips had been picked over...very poor in all areas.

        • Couple
          7.4

          there was no tea or coffee equiptment in the room ,for the price of the room i was very dissapointed. we have stayed in cheaper and got better value, for example complimentry chocs in room.most people like a cup of twa first thing in the morning, also we backed onto temple bar and for a wednesday night it was very noisey.

        • Group of friends
          9.2

          location

          25 euros a night parking is very expensive my room was at the rear of the hotel and there is a disco every thurs friday and saturday which makes a lot of noise until 3.30am and you cannot sleep

        • Older travelers
          9.2

          Attractive, classy hotel in an excellent location adjacent to the Temple Bar district. Accommodating friendly staff. Very comfortable.

          The river view room we had on the fourth floor was a little warm and stuffy--the air circulation was poor. The situation was improved with the window opened at top and bottom, but in warmer weather this could be a real problem..

        • Couple
          7.8

          The best aspect of our stay at The Clarence was without a doubt the staff. They were extremely helpful, friendly and polite at all times.

          Unfortunately, the view from our room was disappointing and the overall decor generally of the hotel was uninspiring.

        • Older travelers
          8.8

          1) Attitude of all staff, but especially that of Jacob the night porter who splendidly looked after me as an insomniac. 2) Complimentary updating of room upon checking in.3) Standard of cleanliness.

          Nowhere comfortable to sit and read (eg a sofa) in the lounge. My wife wakes up at a conventional time:8 am. I am obliged to get up to avoid disturbing her at about 3am. So I take reading material downstairs with me, but in the hope of recovering some of those 5 hours of lost sleep by dozing through some of that time. This was not possible in the 100% upright seats in the lounge. Consequently it was not possible to enjoy my day in Dublin to the extent that I had hoped.

        • Older travelers
          7.8

          The location was wonderful. The hotel is very trendy in design and extremely secure in that you cannot get in the elevator without a room key. The staff was friendly and helpful. The room was large with a spacious bathroom.

          We had no air conditioning and our room was quite stuffy. At night, the noise from the Temple Bar area behind the hotel was loud enough to keep us awake for most of the night. I would recommend this hotel, only if the rooms were far from the noise.

        • Older travelers
          10.0

          The location was great and all the staff friendly.Interesting decor, comfortable room.

          Room did not have air condtioning or individual control. Room was stuffy so had to open window and it was quite noisy below (partying in the Temple Bar area)

        How to reach hotel

        hotel Clarence - Dublin Dublin location
        Show big map »

        Hotel Address:

        6-8 Wellington Quay, Dublin, Ireland, 2

        Get directions
        City Center
        • Dublin
          700 ft
        Airports
        Train Stations
        • Rockarchive Gallery
          700 ft
        • Gallery Zozimus
          2300 ft
        • Bus stop
          400 ft
        Restaurants
        • The Porterhouse Temple Bar
          300 ft
        • Queen of Tarts
          600 ft
        Hotel information
        • Check-in:
          from  3 pm
        • Check-out:
          until  12 pm
        • Number of floors:
          6
        • Number of rooms:
          50

        Hotel Awards

        IrishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedDublinClarence Hotel

        According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
        Best Luxury Hotels in Ireland

        Use Badge