Address6-8 Wellington Quay DublinSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Bono and the Edge's discreet little bolthole is no longer the hottest bedroom in town, which is a good thing because the reality never lived up to the hype. Instead, what's left is a handsome boutique hotel designed to reflect the aesthetic of a 1930s gentlemen's club, complete with an excellent bar and a fine restaurant.
Our independent authors have visited The Clarence and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Temple Bar.
Services & facilities
- Family rooms
- Facilities for disabled guests
- Non-smoking rooms
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency exchange
- 24-hour front desk
- Room service
- Car hire
- Breakfast in the room
- Free WiFi
- Internet services
Description provided by property
Owned by Bono and The Edge of U2, The Clarence boasts sumptuous rooms with super king-size, wrought-iron beds and velvet drapes. On the River Liffey, the hotel is situated right in Dublin’s centre.
Each individually designed room features custom-designed and hand-crafted furnishings, and stained glass bedside lamps. There is free Wi-Fi in all rooms, along with American White Oak floors and a private bathroom with limestone flooring.
The hotel’s Therapy area offers a range of relaxing massages and aromatherapy treatments.
The Octagon Bar serves award-winning drinks and cocktails in Art Deco surroundings.
Dublin’s lively Temple Bar District is just a 2-minute walk from The Clarence, while O’Connell Street and Grafton Street are both 10 minutes’ walk away. Trinity College and Dublin Castle are less than 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel.
Dublin Airport: 7 kilometers – approximately 20/40 minutes by limousine/taxi/public airport bus Heuston Train Station: 1 kilometers - approximately 10 minutes by taxi Connelly Bus/Train Station: 1kilometers - approximately 10 minutes by taxi
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