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Grand Canal Hotel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has great food, friendly staff & excellent facilities. Visited here with a large group and everyone enjoyed their stay. Perfect location and easily found. Safe and secure parking. Would definitely visit here again.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review and for choosing to stay at the Grand Canal Hotel with your group. I hope that you will indeed return to stay with us again soon. Kind Regards Donna Curry

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is centrally based. Only a 15 walk into central Dublin. There is a train station opposite the hotel which get's you to central Dublin in 5 minutes. The rooms are clean and comfortable. The staff are friendly and helpful. The breakfast at the hotel is adequate and tasty, and there is a nice pub downstairs with good food...

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

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to write your review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and found all of the staff to be friendly and helpful. I hope that you will be in Dublin again soon and that you will come and stay with us. Kind Regards Donna Curry

Omagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed last night in room 432 - really nice hotel with rooms which suited our needs perfectly for a night out in town ...really comfy bed, complimentary bottled water, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel and body lotion provided in the bathroom which had a great shower over the bath. Room also had a hairdryer and iron and ironing board ..always useful!...

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted that we are your new go to hotel in Dublin. Thank you for not only taking the time to write a review of our hotel but for giving us a five star score. Our Bar is great to watch the rugby, being so close to the Aviva means that when the home games start the...

Bedfordshire, England
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are of a good size with a very comfortable armchair and footstool, comfortable bed and practical desk with mirror and modern hairdryer under the desk. Bathroom contained good shower over the bath and the usual toiletries but also a shower cap and body lotion. What made it for me though was the complimentary mineral water, bath robe and espresso...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the five star review score, I am delighted that you like the hotel and thank you for taking the time to write your review. I am glad that you appreciated our new coffee machines and of course the complimentary mineral water. I hope that you will be in Dublin again soon and that you will...

Tinley Park, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grand Canal Hotel was our last night in Ireland. Our stay was great. The staff was friendly and helpful. Breakfast buffet was very good with many great choices. We would stay again on our next trip to Dublin.

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

Dear Guest, It is fantastic that you enjoyed your stay with us, and that you will stay again soon. I hope that it wont be too long away. Thank you for giving us a five star review, we really appreciate it. Kind Regards Donna Curry

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for access to Bord Gais. Parking was convenient and on site. Staff were friendly and very helpful. Room was spacious, clean and classy. Brilliant breakfast....with a great choice. The bar is a craft beer bar so unless your into craft beers your in bother...on saying that we had bar food there and it was very good. I definitely...

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

Dear Guest, I am thrilled that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you have given our hotel five stars. It is lovely to read that you found us to be friendly and that you enjoyed our breakfast. I am glad that you enjoyed the food in the bar even though Craft Beers are not your first choice. I...

Strabane, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed in the Grand Canal on my last couple of trips to Dublin. It's handy to get to travelling from the North, it has parking and it is close to the theatre which was the reason for my last few trips! The rooms are fine, there's free wifi and the bar has a great selection of craft beers. It...

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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 for the last few trips to Dublin. I am delighted that you find the hotel handy for the theatre. Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the hotel and I hope that you will be visiting the hotel soon. Kind Regards Donna Curry

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Myself and my boyfriend stayed here for 3 nights for a long weekend to explore Dublin. The hotel is lovely, our room was large,clean and perfect for what we wanted. It was quiet with no disturbance from other guests or road noise. We didn't book breakfast with our room but the small coffee shop in the lobby was ideal for...

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

Dear Guest. I am delighted that you enjoyed your long weekend at the hotel. It sounds like you made the most of the DART station across the road and of your trip. I hope that you will be in Dublin again soon and that you will come and stay with us again soon. Thank you for taking the time to...

Newtownards, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived just after lunchtime Friday, room was ready for us on arrival. The room was very clean and well laid out, all the usual such as iron and board, hairdryer and a very good coffee machine. The staff member at reception was extremely friendly, helpful and polite such a nice start to meet someone like him at the start of...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the five star review that you have given us, the team here really appreciated it. I am delighted to hear that Jese was able to be of help to you and that you enjoyed your stay with us during the Tradfest Weekend. I do hope that it wont be too long that you are back...

Lisburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at the Grand Canal Hotel for 2 nights from 27th to 29th January 2017. Couldn't fault the hotel from our experience. Room was very spacious and clean, bed was enormous and comfy. Bathroom facilities were spotless, and room was very well heated. The hotel is close to the Grand Canal Dock DART train station which is the handiest way...

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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 that you found the staff to be pleasant. Thank you for the very nice review score, we really appreciate it. I am happy that you liked our craft beers in Gasworks Bar. I hope that you will be back again to visit us soon. Kind Regards Donna...

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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
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: RM491 - RM1,035 (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
#29 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#33 Business Hotel in Dublin
#40 Family Hotel in Dublin
#43 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
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“Ask for a room high up and away from the main road. But generally speaking the road noise is not intrusive whichever room you have.”
 of 5 bubbles 626philipa, 27 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No noise on third floor”
 of 5 bubbles 948sheilab, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors recommended”
 of 5 bubbles fionnualadolan, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are quieter”
 of 5 bubbles 535alisonb, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Close proximity to grand canal train station and an bord gais and local restaurants. . Good views of the Aviva stadium”
 of 5 bubbles 884carmelm, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
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