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The Clarence

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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

Hotel was great, the bed was super comfortable. Desk staff was very helpful and responsive. The bartender in the Octagon was a bit grumpy. Service in the restaurant was great. The room was very clean, very nice. Downside was the noise on Temple Bar would...More

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Response from PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The ClarenceResponded 26 September 2016

Thanks for taking the time to review you recent stay at The Clarence and your kind words about the hotel and the team here are greatly appreciated. It's true noise can be an issue and while we have taken steps to minimise the impact of...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

Room noisy with the window open and unbearably hot with it closed. Only one towel in the bathroom. No moisturiser. Mini bar content - 1 water 1 coke 1 orange and not much else. 2 packets of crisps and 2 tiny chocolate bars. Room service-...More

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Response from PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The ClarenceResponded 26 September 2016

I'm disappointed to read your review of The Clarence following your return visit to us. I will speak to our housekeeping team about the one towel and under-stocked mini bar as this is quite surprising. As a standard all rooms would have full sets of...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

We enjoy staying in the Temple Bar area and wanted to try this hotel. It is quite lovely and the staff was helpful. The only issue is that they offered to help with our booking the hop on, hop off bus tours but told us...More

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Response from PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The ClarenceResponded 26 September 2016

I'm glad to read you enjoyed the helpful team here during your stay though it's a pity to read that you weren't advised of the Glasnevin Cemetery stop on one of the hop on hop off tours of Dublin. Unfortunately noise can be an issue...More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is another review where I wish TA allowed partial points. The Clarence is not a 3 star hotel, but it also doesn't quite earn a 4 star rating. Location is great- close to the action in Dublin. The rooms need updating. I also thought...More

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Response from PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The ClarenceResponded 26 September 2016

Thanks for your review following your recent stay at The Clarence. While it's great to read you found the team here to be friendly and helpful it's disappointing to read that you didn't feel we lived up to our Failte Ireland awarded 4 star status....More

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We attended a wedding reception here with food provided. The quality of food was poor for the class of hotel. Deep fried everything from chips saisages to burgers dripping in oil. The staff didn't know anything about what was going on and one guest asked...More

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Response from PressUpEntertainment, Manager at The ClarenceResponded 26 September 2016

As your review relates to the food and service provided through Cleaver East which operates as a separate business to the overall hotel operation, I have passed your review on to the management there for their attention.

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US$219 - US$441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#34 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#50 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#53 Business Hotel in Dublin
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US$219 - US$441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#34 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#50 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#53 Business Hotel in Dublin
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I was a guest. You need to call the hotel.
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No, but I'm sure there is one quite local.
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"Ask for a front room facing the river, other views are disappointing."
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"Loved the use of oak wood throughout the hotel - very homeland. The bed was comfortable and always hot water..."
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"Go for room 411 412 so you get the balcony."
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"Don’t book twin bedded room overlooking courtyard and beer garden and pub"
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