The Clarence Hotel Dublin Review
On the banks of Dublin’s River Liffey, The Clarence Hotel, is in the center of the action of Temple Bar’s boisterous Irish revelry, known as the original rock’n’roll hotel where famed U2 has performed. Cobblestone streets flanked by shops and pubs, where bars and restaurants welcome Dublin tourists, colorful buskers adding to the ever present entertainment. Walking distance to Dublin Castle, Trinity College, and many other favorite tourist sites, the hotel is conveniently located in this lively center where Irish culture flourishes. The popular Clarence riverfront hotel offers a chic, youthful vibe in an array of options of 50 spacious guest rooms and one bedroom suites with a comfortable living room seating area. The Clarence crown jewels are the optimal world famous Penthouse with baby grand piano and the Rooftop Terrace Suite with spectacular views of the meandering Liffey, Dublin’s beautiful cityscape, and its mountains looming on the horizon. A favorite of musicians and actors, a romantic hideaway or family friendly getaway, the suite’s 700 square foot terrace presents comforts in seating, indoor and outdoor dining areas, and unrivaled panoramic viewing.
Who is the Clarence Hotel owned by?
The boutique Clarence Hotel, owned by U2’s Bono and The Edge, also offers choice River View rooms and suites, some with balconies, and the favorite Garden Terrace suite. All accommodations are tailored for simplicity with Shaker-style furnishings designed primarily by Irish artisans, massive super king beds or two twins dressed in fresh white linens, with vibrant pops of color to accent the calming earth tones in luxe leather seating, rich carpets, and modern baths with Paul Costelloe Toiletries. All rooms are flooded with natural light and have amenities including flatscreen TV, a mini fridge, Nespresso machine, and free WiFi. At the heart of the Clarence is the Octagon Bar under the octagon shaped dome’s warm glow. Guests gather in comfort for cocktails, famed Irish whiskeys, or a local pint on tap. Known as a welcoming meeting place, friends enjoy the music and relaxed ambience. Cleaver East is the Clarence Hotel’s popular dining venue with fine Irish and European cuisine and a Michelin star chef, all at affordable prices.
Dublin has so much to offer, its beauty and history and signature culture to be enjoyed day and night. The Clarence Hotel offers a delightful stay with attentive service for business and leisure travelers in the bustling center of the famed Temple Bar area. Enjoy!
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