The hotel is centrally located in the famous Temple Bar District. The hotel overlooks the River Liffey and is close by to all Dublin's attractions. The rooms are on average large in size and in exceptional condition, all have wooden floors and oak furniture. 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. 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 Clarence is favoured by rock stars and models and is still the place to be seen in Dublin.