The lobby of the hotel is small and maintains many of the property's original features such as stone floors and wood panels. Adjoining the lobby there is a study room with extensive seating area, arts-and-crafts style windows with original glass and oak panelling giving the room a warm feel.
This is a traditional building built in 1852. Bought in 1992 by two members of the famous rock band U2 the hotel has undergone a complete restoration and refurbishment program, the Clarence has now been transformed into a luxury hotel.
The rooms are on average large in size and in exceptional condition, all have wooden floors and oak furniture and are decorated in rich cardinal colours, inspired by ecclesiastical raiment, crimson, royal blue, amethyst, chocolate and gold. Every item of the furnishings has been custom-designed. All bathrooms are medium in size and in exceptional condition.
The "Tea Room" restaurant is situated on the ground floor of the hotel and serves modern contemporary food.
The Clarence Hotel, Dublin is situated in the heart of Dublin city, in the residential West End of Dublin's famous cultural quarter TEMPLE BAR, on the southside of the RIVER LIFFEY on Wellington Quay.