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Grand Canal Hotel

#39 of 150 Hotels in Dublin
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Grand Canal Street Upper | Ballsbridge, Dublin Dublin 4, Ireland
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very good, room clean well furnished comfortable beds. Bathroom very good, clean plenty of towel rails and shelves and very good lighting. Very good wifi There were plenty of places to eat in the hotel. The staff very friendly and helpful. Easy parking, close by the hotel.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My husband and I stayed for one night. The location is okay; it's not extremely close to downtown but it's easy to get there and if you want a quiet night sleep then this is a good spot. The staff was friendly. We grabbed drinks at the Gasworks Bar attached to the hotel; there was a good beer selection. The... More 

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County Galway, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

. lovely hotel, situated close to grand canal. area clean, quite and safe. hotel excellent.staff very pleasant and helpful.buses /dart and luas mode of transport close by.city centre,sport arenas and theatre easily reached. next time will have breakfast in bed!!!!

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the staff that you met added to your stay. Hopefully it will not be long before you return to us for that breakfast in bed. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is walking distance from the city but also close to public transport, either by train or bus. There is an adjacent pub, which has good meals, but can get rowdy if there is a game being shown on the screen. The rooms were clean and well appointed although not five star. Walks along the canal lead to the... More 

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and it seems your trip to Dublin with it's canal walks. I do hope that you will return to stay with us in the near future, for busy nights in the bar we offer a dining menu in Canal Express located at the entrance of the hotel. Kind... More 

Waterford, Waterford, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Got a good deal online for this hotel for a recent trip. Room was definitely on the cosy side but we didn't mind too much. It's definitely a place for busy trips when you just need somewhere to sleep. Location is great. Short walk from the city centre and proximity to the canal makes it picturesque. Loved the Orla Kiely... More 

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted that apart from the cosy room you enjoyed your stay with us. I hope that you will return again to stay with us. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

Co Clare Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel room very comfortable , good location , food quite good too , however it's impossible to get a decent beer, as every beer on tap is a craft beer . It's the only fault I have , otherwise a fine hotel. Staff friendly and professional , but please get in a few well known brands on tap.

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted to hear that overall you were pleased with the hotel and that the rooms, location and food was enjoyable. It is a shame to hear that you don't like the craft beers. We do sell Guinness, but the lobby area has some of the more well known brands so hopefully you will still return to... More 

Dungannon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The lady at reception was Lovely! She helped us with tips on where to go in the city with a map for all the hotspots. Not only that, she also offered us a free upgrade and late check out as it was my birthday. Delighted with the service. We'll be back!

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted to hear that you chose to stay with us for your birthday and that you had an enjoyable stay. I am thrilled to hear that you will be back and look forward to seeing you soon. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a flying visit to the Grand Canal and was lucky enough to be upgraded to from a double room to a suite. The balcony was lovely (not the most attractive view but I'm not complaining!) Was able to sit outside and drink coffee in a free robe from the well stocked tea and coffee making tray (chocolates on the... More 

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you received an upgrade. Thankfully this week we have had the weather for sitting outside to enjoy a coffee. I hope that you will be in Dublin again soon and that you will return to stay with us again. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hotel was lovely and clean. The rooms were comfortable and spacious. We booked last minute and got a good price. Located close enough to the city centre. We didn't try the food but the bar had a nice atmosphere. Would definitely return here again.

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I look forward to welcoming you to the hotel again soon. Regards Donna Curry More 

High Point, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent the last night of our Ireland trip at the Grand Canal Hotel. The room was nice, very clean, and comfortable. But no AC. They brought us a fan which helped. Parking is available on site and was very accessible and easy. The attached restaurant, Gasworks, had a great selection of crafts beers and good food. Fun, busy restaurant... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very nice comments about our hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope that your trip to Ireland was enjoyable. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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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: $131 - $263 (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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