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Grand Canal Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Grand Canal Street Upper | Ballsbridge, Dublin Dublin 4, Ireland
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Ranked #45 of 177 hotels in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed at this hotel in May , easy enough to find with plenty of parking so able to leave the car parked up and enjoy a few days sight seeing and a few drinks .The room we had was large and spotless it over looked the main road but we had no problem with noise .Staff very nice and friendly... More

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co.derry, ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed her with teenage daughter at beginning of month (going to concert in bord gais energy theatre). got a nice room on the 5th fl, with smart TV - great for teen! Had a lovely meal in the pub, good value - staff were all lovely. Theatre was a 5-7 min walk - not too bad. Didnt bother with breakfast... More

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miniadventurer99
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

positives first... stayed here for 2 nights and choose it as it was close to the o2 for a concert we were attending. there is very secure parking facilities, hotel was easy to find, even closer to the aviva, you can see the stadium from the front entrance of the hotel we stayed when a big match was on and... More

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belfast
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with three friends on wed eve, and I was pleasantly surprised! After reading not so great reviews I didn't really know what I was going to. We requested twin rooms and in our room we got a double and a single bed which were so comfortable, also I emailed ahead and requested a fridge which was there,... More

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SheilaBaird, Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback and I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the food - we love the pancakes too ! The room issues we will review. Thanks again for the posting. Kind regards More

Portland, Or.
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK hotel,only booked it as our tour left from there the next day. Manager at desk was grumpy,didn't greet us or smile, going through the motions. Room was average,yet clean. Bed was a disaster, the springs were broken, had to shove pillows under it for support, didn't say anything as I didn't feel like changing rooms and it wasn't the... More

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Palmyra, Virginia, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed this hotel and the attached pub. Comfortable room. No AC but opening the windows worked fine and our room was very quiet. The location is not as convenient as perhaps one without a car might want, but we are walkers so it was OK for us for one night. The only thing that seemed odd was that the only... More

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SheilaBaird, Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your comments and glad you enjoyed you stay. We have free WIFI through out the building and are happy to print boarding passes for our guests. Just forward it on to us at reception. Hope you will be able to stay again soon. Kind regards More

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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with my son when we were over for the rugby. Could not have picked a better place to stay. Very welcoming staff. Lovely hotel, which was spotless and served up a first class breakfast. It was very close to the stadium and not too far from Dublin City centre. Easily walking distance. I certainly would stay here again... More

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SheilaBaird, Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Thanks for your posting and delighted you had a good stay. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards More

Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed here with my daughter and saw a show at the grand canal theatre. The staff were ever so friendly and helpful. The rooms were modern and comfortable and the food was lovely. It's about a half an hour walk from st.stephens green.

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SheilaBaird, Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Thanks for the posting and delighted you enjoyed your stay and the show. Dirty Dancing is getting rave reviews and there is more to follow with Joseph, Blood Brothers and Elf all coming soon. Many thanks again. More

Blackburn, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I have just returned from a mini-break to Dublin and 4 nights at the Grand Canal Hotel. Overall, we were delighted with our choice and found its position away from the city centre to our advantage and it's in a pleasant area near the canal for walking trips. The price was reasonable and continental or cooked breakfast... More

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SheilaBaird, Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for taking the time to post your feedback. Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you have the opportunity to visit again soon. Kind regards More

Chicago, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel itself if actually pretty nice. The only downside is that it is a bit outside the city center (a bit over a US mile). And with Dublin's winding streets it made walking to and from the hotel a bit of a chore. Cabs are usually out front and it's a quick ride to the city center. Nice people,... More

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Hello Thank you for the feedback and glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks again. More

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Address: Grand Canal Street Upper | Ballsbridge, Dublin Dublin 4, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Canal Hotel 3*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#40 Business Hotel in Dublin #45 Family Hotel in Dublin #47 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Experience Irish hospitality as it should be at the Mc Eniff Grand Canal Hotel in picturesque Dublin 4. Featuring a coveted location in the heart of the city centre, the newly refurbished hotel is only steps from the vibrant Grafton Street shopping promenade.At the meeting point of the Dublin’s technology hub & Ireland’s Broadway like theatre district of Grand Canal dock, The Grand Canal Hotel is truly amidst the best of what the historic Georgian city of Dublin has to offer, such as the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, Aviva Stadium, Trinity College, The Irish Financial Services Centre, The RDS, Convention Centre Dublin and The O2. The 142 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites cater to the need of the most discerning travelers, featuring start-of-the-art smart televisions and complimentary 15mg WIFI as standard. The Business Executive floors of the Grand Canal Hotel provide additional luxury and exclusivity to our corporate guests.After a relaxing nights sleep you can look forward to a sumptuous breakfast in the Epic restaurant, the hotels more formal dining choice. In a rush and don’t have time for breakfast? Grab a coffee and a pastry at canal express. Gasworks bar, serving casual food and drink in a lively atmosphere, is the perfect location for an important business meeting or just an informal coffee with friends. The Grand Canal Hotel offers an array of additional facilities such as 2,200 square feet of fully equipped meeting and conference space, a fully equipped gymnasium and a two story complimentary parking for all guests. Business and leisure travelers alike will find comfort in the hotels friendly but professional environment, combined with the quality, efficiency and reliability that is synonymous with Irish hospitality. Step into a simple world of elegance where a friendly welcome awaits you. ... more   less 
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