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Romsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here whilst visiting the 3Arena. The Hotel is well equipped and very clean with great service. It is located well for the local bars and stadiums. The Gasworks bar next door is a great real ale pub with a good atmosphere

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great hotel since the minute we walked in reception staff really friendly , we recived 5 start service , Jese from reception was great really helpful in our first trip to dublin ,bar staff friendly . This hotel is amazing very close to city center and the grand canal. Highly recommended .

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Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel was a pleasure to stay at the reception staff were great at their jobs very friendly and very helpful when it came to giving directions the the £ arena which was about a 15 minute walk or ordering a taxi to the event. Rooms were very comfortable and breakfast was lovely would stay here again.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I honestly couldn't have been more impressed with the service I received at the grand canal hotel. Even before I had arrived the staff via email were excellent, nothing was too much. I booked 2 nights here for my boyfriends birthday and I wanted to arranged drinks to be placed in the room upon arrival. The team sorted this out...

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County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely Hotel staff very kind and helpful Reception were all so welcoming. The rooms were nice and clean with everything you need in it.The bar is a must see and if your into craft beer you wont be let down. Breakfast was fantastic plenty to offer. pleasant manager called Richard who seemed he and his staff couldn't do enough for...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel has nice lobby, nice rooms, helpful employees and the bar attached is a fun and lively spot! Had a good last night stay in Ireland here. Outside being remodeled so was a little crazy at the entrance.

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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 had a good last night stay with us. We have now finished all of our renovation at the front of the hotel and have a lovely decking area for guests to sit in. I hope that you will return to visit us again...

Warrenpoint, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great spot for trips to Bord Gais. Only 5-10 min walk as group of me and my girlfriends were headed for theatre. Hotel was lovely! Beautiful and clean decor. Staff very pleasant and helpful and food was beautiful. We had a meal in the bar and had planned to move on someone but never left and craic was great. Good...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for the fantastic review score. I am delighted that you enjoyed your break with us and that you chose to spend it in our hotel. I very much hope that you will have occasion to return to stay with us again in the very near future. Kind Regards Donna Curry

N. Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked an overnight railbreak as we were going to a show at the 3 Arena. The hotel is about a 25 minute walk from the arena. The hotel were very helpful in organising directions. It was a pleasant enough stroll. Yesterday we were able to check in around lunchtime which was great. We had booked a triple room which...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review the Grand Canal Hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the hotel to be convenient. I am sorry that you were disappointed that there was no bath in the room. I hope that you will indeed return to stay with us in the near...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably one of the nicest hotels I've stayed in in awhile in Dublin. Very modern, comfy beds and clean. The only cons were the WiFi signal we had in the room was beyond poor, ended up using my own data and one member of staff, when booking out wasn't the friendliest however anyone else we dealt with was lovely

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review. I will have our IT company look into your poor wifi issue, we generally do not have any problems so it should be very simple to fix, I am sorry to hear that it affected you but delighted that it does not appear to have affected your overall stay too much....

Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Grand Canal Hotel on 7/8 February with a group of friends for a theatre break. This is the second time we have done so and it was really good. Rooms are comfy and clean. Good range of toiletries available. Tea/coffee making tray & smart coffee machine. Dinner pre theatre is pretty good value. Some of our party had...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review of our hotel, I am delighted that you chose to stay with us for your theatre group. I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your dinner pre theatre meal but am sorry that some of your party were dissatisfied with the beef. I hope that you will indeed return to...

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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: $143 - $302 (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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