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Grand Canal Hotel

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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Stayed here for 2 nights last week when over for some work and the Ireland v Australia game. Great find and reasonably priced. Decent breakfast as well. Clean modern rooms and really friendly reception staff. Really suitable if on business or if over for the games at the aviva or even the 3arena. Would definitely stay here again and only... More 

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Wexford, Ireland
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108 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here on recent trip to Dublin and we found the hotel a nice place to stay. Room was very clean with spacious bed . Bathroom was well appointed with Orla Kiely assessories. Coffee machine provided with pods which was very nice. Bar food was very good and with very helpful staff. Overall quite a good place to syay and... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Grand Canal Hotel as your hotel for your recent stay. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and that you intend to return. We have recently made the addition of the Coffee machines and the Orla Kiely products so I am delighted that you found them to your liking. I look forward... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a good hotel, especially if you are going to a rugby match. There's a good, busy bar next door for plenty of food and drink choices. The staff were helpful and the rooms are spacious and clean, with everything you would expect for the price. I would stay again.

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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 for the recent match. I hope that you will indeed be back again to visit us am very pleased to read your kind comments about the staff and the hotel. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Grand Canal on Friday 25th Nov for one night. Check in was professional and really welcoming, so off to a good start. The room itself was spotless and very comfortable, all in all a really good start to our weekend. We visited the bar on a few occasions through out the day and each time the service... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Grand Canal Hotel and thank you for choosing us for your stay. I will pass your comments onto my colleagues in the Bar who I am sure will be delighted to read that you found the service to be great. I... More 

Ripon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel is fabulous, rooms are clean and have everything you need. We arrived early and the staff couldn't be more helpful and whilst they get our room ready we had drinks in the gasworks bar which was friendly, the staff at the hotel Can't do enough and the receptionist are particularly friendly and helpful, the hotel is situated near... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review score. I am delighted that you chose to stay at the Grand Canal Hotel and that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will pass your kind comments on to the team in Gasworks and at Reception who I am sure will be as delighted as I am to read that... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very central to local amenities. Overall standard of hotel exquisite.Food and general service in gasworks bar excellent. Check in and out extremely courteous and helpful and very very professional. Close to an bord gais theatre and excellent restaurants. Would highly recommend this hotel.

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

Dear Guest, It is fantastic that you have given us such a great review score. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you would highly recommend our hotel. I have passed on your comments about our front desk and the gasworks bar and I am sure that my colleagues will be as delighted as I... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night and was pleasantly surprised. The price of the hotel was very cheap compared to other hotels in Dublin and had all the amenities you would need for an over night stay. The room was clean with a nespresso type coffee maker, decent selection of tv channels and complimentary toiletries. The train station is across the... More 

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted that your surprise was a pleasant one when you came to stay at our hotel. Thank you for choosing to stay at the Grand Canal Hotel and for taking the time to write such a complimentary review. It is good to read that you found the room and facilities to your liking and that you... More 

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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Comfortable beds. Great shower. Clean & modern rooms. Easy to control Temperature in the rooms. Staff friendly & helpful. Location excellent. We ate in the Gasworks bar/restaurant attached to hotel. Plenty of craft beers to choose from.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for such wonderful review score. I am delighted that you chose our hotel for your visit to Dublin and that you enjoyed it and the Gasworks Bar. I do hope that you will return to stay with us again soon. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and lovely room excellent size, good location easily found with large car park attached. Easy to get to many venues all within walking distance or take the taxi and enjoy the views. Good food served in the bar and fantastic breakfast.

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our hotel an found everything to your liking. I hope that you will be back to visit us again in the very near future. Kind Regards Donna Curry More 

belturbet cavan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

great location and service for the Dublin marathon weekend. lively bar next door and lots of post marathon stories and craic to be had. booking direct gets you access for FREE car parking thouhg the car park is very small so not sure what happens if they run out of space. i had a mini car on rental so was... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay with us for your trip to Dublin. I am delighted that you enjoyed the post marathon afternoon in the bar. I appreciate the review score that you have given as I am sure my colleagues will. Our carpark is on a first come first served basis, some of the carpark spaces can... 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 

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Address: Grand Canal Street Upper | Ballsbridge, Dublin Dublin 4, Ireland
Location: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $92 - $411 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Canal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 142
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Also Known As:
Grand Canal Dublin
Hotel Grand Canal
Hotel Style:
#8 Green Hotel in Dublin
#28 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#33 Business Hotel in Dublin
#40 Family Hotel in Dublin
#43 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
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“Close proximity to grand canal train station and an bord gais and local restaurants. . Good views of the Aviva stadium”
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“I had a room at the back, as it is on a busy road with a lot of commuter traffic.”
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“I would go for the top floor for a nicer room, but you still get no guarantees for hot water when you need it.”
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“5th floor to the side of the hotel”
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