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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 #43 of 178 hotels in Dublin
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited this hotel for a short stay (3 nights) in April. The food at the restaurant next door Is great and overall I feel like The staff that work at the hotel are its greatest asset! Nothing was too much of a problem and they were very friendly!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here one night. It seemed to be a busy hotel with holiday events, therefore very crowded. It was a nice hotel; not a great location since it was outside of the city center. Nothing fancy in the rooms. I would stay here again if I was passing through Dublin, but not if I was going to spend more... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here twice for a total of a month, I travel to dublin for business and this is near the office so it's very convenient. The staff is extremely helpful and kind. The rooms are OK, beds are comfortable enough. The restaurant has some great dishes although it's not cheap.

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Jerome, Idaho
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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were booked at the Grand Canal with our tour group. The room seemed fine until we sat on the beds. They were hard on the top, but then sank in. The twin bed was the worst of the two, we used it to store our suitcases only. Our 2nd and last night we hoped for a good night's sleep... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked this hotel based on the fact it was close to Bord Gais Theatre, it is indeed a short walk, and the hotel provides car parking, which is very convenient, and free until 1pm the following day, so we took advantage of this and walked to the city centre for a bit of shopping the next day. The rooms were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stay here for work but its a great base for those wanting to visit Dublin. Rooms are clean and spacious, staff are friendly and you cannot beat the location. Taxi's are readily available from right outside and those wanting to get to the Aviva stadium can do so in a short 5-10 minute walk. There is also a great bar/pub... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good hotel, stayed for two nights for work. Had dinner in gasworks one evening which was good. staff were all very friendly and there was no problem with any request. Breakfast was good. Parking at the hotel was very handy and the location is perfect! Can see me returning!

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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Got a deal for a room, tickets to Derren Brown, two course meal and breakfast the nest morning. I was shocked when I seen how big the room was, it was lovely and clean, very spacious. The meal was lovely, much nicer than I expected, because I'm very fussy with food, however the death by chocolate was just too much... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the Grand Canal Hotel for its proximity to the Aviva Stadium as we were there to see Ireland vs Italy; however the convenience of this hotel for walking into Dublin city centre and the helpful staff made us want to return again. We arrived very early and decided to see if we could drop off our bags before... More

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Galway, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for 1 night with my wife for our anniversary, everything was great. The room was beautiful. A special thanks to Sarah our waitress on Saturday morning, who was 5 star. Food was good and plentiful. I will definitely be back.

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Additional Information about Grand Canal Hotel

Also Known As:
Grand Canal Dublin
Hotel Grand Canal
Address: Grand Canal Street Upper | Ballsbridge, Dublin Dublin 4, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
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 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
#47 Family Hotel in Dublin
#52 Business Hotel in Dublin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Canal Hotel 3*
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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