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Grand Canal Hotel

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We booked the Billy Elliot package directly with the hotel and definitely got the best room in the house. Room 501 was as fresh as paint and had all mod cons and a balcony as well. The evening dinner was decent enough but was eclipsed by the breakfast which was as good as you'll get. Staff were genuinely friendly and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for three nights on a recent visit to Dublin. It is located next to the Grand Canal in a great location. The room was spacious and modern. Staff were very helpful and pleasant and breakfast was the best we ever had. Thank you Paola, Luca and Giorgia

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Ashby De La Zouch
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed two nights at this hotel for a weekend break in Dublin. The rooms were pretty standard, pleasant, clean and usual range of amenities including tea/coffee making facilities, a coffee maker and an iron and ironing bar. There wasn't a mini bar. We didn't have any meals at the hotel but the reception staff were very welcoming and helpful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quick check-in. Clean hotel. Extremely helpful staff. Clean room. Close to artists row. Close to canal for great pictures of boats coming thru the canal and the lifting of locks. Close to ATM. Took some great pictures of the renovated old area. Really nice there now and fabulous restaurants. I would stay here again. Excellent little gem!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had the opportunity to stay 4 nights at the Grand Canal Hotel for a family trip We don't like too much the crowded center in general, so the hotel was perfectly located, in a quiet area, close (10 minutes walking) to the center and 5 minutes (walking) to the docklands area The hotel has everything you can expect, as... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Grand Canal Hotel and for your very nice comments. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the beds and room to be comfortable. I hope that you will be in Dublin again soon and will be back to stay with us. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were going on a tour of Ireland and this was a pick up point for our tour. The hotel is clean, wonderful breakfast. The bar next door while can be a bit noisy if you are tired has good food. No need to walk and look for restaurants, WiFi in the room a plus. It was hot when we... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the very nice review score and for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. I hope that you enjoyed your tour of Ireland and that the weather stayed good for you. I am delighted that you enjoyed our hotel and the food in the bar. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressed with food ! Rooms clean and couldn't ask for much better ! Definitely value for money, and we found to be cheaper than other hotels in the area ! Very handy location also ! The bar had first class food and the breakfast the next morning was also very good ! No complaints.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Grand Canal Hotel for your trip to Dublin, I am delighted that you found our hotel to be value for money. I hope that you will be visiting us again soon and look forward to welcoming you back. Our own website is always the best value and it includes Carparking also. Kind Regards... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is very nice and clean. The beds were comfortable. The staff is very helpful with the bus schedules and taxis. It is about a ten/ fifteen minute walk to the main bus stops. The bar in the restaurant was nice and the food was good. There were a couple of good restaurants and pubs in the neighbourhood.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, I am delighted that you chose to stay with us on your trip to Dublin. I hope that you will be back to visit us again soon. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here last week on a business trip and was very impressed with the standard of the hotel. The room was very clean and fresh and the bed was comfortable. The TV had a wide variety of channels at no extra cost. Even though it was warm the rooms were airy. (There is no air con ) The breakfast was... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. I am sorry to hear that you found it difficult to get dishes altered to suit, sometimes sauces etc are already prepared and it is difficult to extract ingredients but I will speak to the Headchef... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a stones throw from the Aviva stadium and short walk to the city centre, this is a cracking hotel for the price!! We arrived early in the morning and found our hotel fairly swiftly and easily and got checked in quickly by very friendly staff. The room was brilliant. Everything you could want and expect for a 3 day... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying with us and for taking the time to review our Grand Canal Hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is a pity that you didn't get to try the biscuits, next time you might get there first! Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

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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 3Arena. 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 50mg 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 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 

Additional Information about Grand Canal Hotel

Address: Grand Canal Street Upper | Ballsbridge, Dublin Dublin 4, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $122 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Grand Canal Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 142
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Also Known As:
Grand Canal Dublin
Hotel Grand Canal
Hotel Style:
#8 Green Hotel in Dublin
#33 Business Hotel in Dublin
#40 Family Hotel in Dublin
#43 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
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