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Grand Canal Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Cork, Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Well this was my fourth year in a row staying here for the Dublin City Marathon, and I've always liked staying here. I have never had any complaints and always though it to be a little gem. I'm not a very critically person but I think I'll give this once lovely hotel a miss from here in. The plus, complimentary...

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SheilaBaird, General Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your feedback about your recent stay during the Dublin Marathon weekend. I am glad to hear that your experience with us over your previous 4 stays was up to your standard and disappointed that on your last visit this was not the case. On the morning of the Dublin Marathon Monday 27/10/14 we were experiencing technical...

Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed 31 October 2014

A modest walk for dinner and city center but a good location for business travel because the area is quiet at night. Room was as comfortable as I've had in Europe (which isn't quite equal to a Fairfield or Comfort Inn) and Wifi worked. CanalExpress Cafe in the lobby was great for a morning coffee and bite before the day....

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SheilaBaird, General Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Chris. Great to hear that you enjoyed the hotel and our location. We feel the location of our hotel is one of the reasons it is a great choice when staying in Dublin. Ballsbridge is a beautiful picturesque area within Dublin city and still walking distance to the city centre. We also have great transport...

Reviewed 29 October 2014

Totally enjoyed our stay for the marathon weekend. Very comfortable rooms with excellent bedding and were very clean which is important. The staff were always friendly and very helpful which was good for us as we were unfamiliar with the area. The adjoining restaurant and bar ' The Gasworks ' was well run with affordable prices. Overall an excellent stay...

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SheilaBaird, General Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Hi John, Many thanks for the lovely feedback. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you were happy with everything while you were here. Hopefully we will welcome you to the hotel again soon.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Received a voucher for Afternoon Tea with overnight stay and breakfast and enjoyed my visit with a friend. Afternoon Tea was great with Prosecco and a wonderful selection of sandwiches and pastries. Hotel was lovely. Room was very clean and beds were very confortable. Our room was onto the main street, however we could not hear any traffic or noise....

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SheilaBaird, General Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Ann, thank you very much for your lovely review. Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the afternoon tea. We hope to welcome you to the hotel again soon.

Muff, Ireland
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Great staff and welcome on arrival. Rooms are very clean and comfortable with a very substantial breakfast in the morning. Very handy to where my meeting was and parking rates are very reasonable. Thanks I will be back again soon.

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SheilaBaird, General Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you again soon.

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 22 October 2014 via mobile

Our stay at The Grand Canal hotel was without any problems. We used it for a business stay due to a meeting in the area the following morning. Our meeting ran over but staff had no issue in validating our parking. Nice hotel. Will definitely stay here again

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SheilaBaird, General Manager at Grand Canal Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards

Kingston, Ontario
Reviewed 22 October 2014

Terrific hotel and good value. Rooms were very clean and beds were very comfortable. This hotel is a bit of a walk or cab ride to city central. Beautiful reception area and rooms were well appointed. We only stayed one night passing through Dublin so we weren't there very long to check out the amenities. Lovely hotel and friendly staff.

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

Hello Delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and were looked after well by the team. Hope you get a chance to return soon. Kind regards

London
Reviewed 20 October 2014

I stayed at the Grand Canal for 2 nights again this year for business meetings at a nearby office (not Google!) and once again had a very nice stay. Rooms are large and clean, buffet breakfast is excellent, adjoining pub is fun too, but certainly didn't hear any noise from it at night, it's a very quiet area. All the...

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Hello Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and hope you will with us again soon. Kind regards

Falcarragh, Ireland
Reviewed 20 October 2014

Lovely rooms 10min walk to Bord Gais Energy Theatre 15min walk to St Stephens Green / Grafton Street Free parking a great bonus Complimentary upgrade to executive room Rooms clean and cosy but on the small side but it did the job!!! Lifts extremely slow. Nice bar / pub but very quiet after theatre. Food in bar was nice but...

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

Hello Thank you for your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and sorry that the food service let us down. We will certainly continue to work on our standards to avoid these lapses. Thanks again for the feedback and hope to see you again soon. Kind regards

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 October 2014

Perfect if you are going to visit one of the big companies that is just across the road and also if you are going to the 3arena. Clean, comfortable, friendly staff Does provide a shuttle bus to/from the airport Connected to the bar/restaurant with delicious fish and chips

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Hello Thank you for your comments and we agree - the fish and chips is great ! Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards

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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
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: RM516 - RM954 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Canal Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 142
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Grand Canal Dublin
Hotel Grand Canal
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#7 Green Hotel in Dublin
#14 Best Value 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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“This hotel has a wonderful bar and BBQ area outside.”
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“We were at the end of the hallway on the 2nd floor and it was perfectly quiet but a lousy view out of the window.”
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“The 3rd floor was quite, warm, windows open for fresh air, has an elevator and private bat; able to charge our iPads and cell phones.”
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“Rooms that look at the road were not loud at all and they have a pretty view”
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