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Grand Canal Hotel

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Keyport, New Jersey
Reviewed yesterday NEW

As compared to all of the other motels we stayed in while in Ireland, this was definitely my favorite. The beds were very comfortable and the bathroom facilities were modern with a tub and shower that was easy to operate. The view from the room was terrible but that is not important to me.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

A great hotel for business or holidays. The staff are polite and efficient, the rooms well-stocked, the location is very pleasant and about a 15-20 minute walk from the Grafton Street area. Breakfast was not included and was a little pricy, but was tasty with a lot of choice. There was fruit salad AND melon salad, smoothies, a pancake machine,...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Close to Dart station - saves twenty minute walk to city Grafton Street. Hotel itself is O.K. Everyone of the staff we were in contact with were exceptionally pleasant and very helpful - a small problem with the T.V. was sorted immediately. Gasworks bar and food area is a 'sports bar' - 4 screens all showing football. However, food and...

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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 and Gasworks Bar. I am delighted that you found the staff to be pleasant and very helpful, this is the most important thing for us. I appreciate your comment about there being no Wow factor, it is something that we will take on board. We are...

Comber, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed again at this hotel for Ireland England Rugby match - still as good as last time!!! Hotel and facilities are of a good standard and the hotel is clean and well maintained - staff friendly and helpful Tip - book direct with the hotel for free car parking

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted that you chose to return to visit us but most of all that this visit was as good as the last. Thank you for the very nice comments and for the excellent review score that you gave to the hotel, I have passed it on to the team. I hope that you will be back...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good business hotel, 20 minutes from city center on foot but close to office district and convention center. River Liffey is 5 minutes with a nice walk. Clean room and bathroom, nice staff and good restaurant/pub.

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted that you found the hotel to be clean and the staff to be nice. I hope that you will be in Dublin again soon on business and that you will return to visit us. Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Kind Regards Donna Curry

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just back from a two day stay and the Hotel is pretty good. The area seems nice and it's location for a concert in a nearby theatre excellent. Hotel reception was friendly and professional. The room was big enough and airy but alas with a poor view. Hygiene was fine and few carpet stains did not take away from a...

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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. Unfortunately from time to time guests do stain the carpets with various spillages that do not come out even when they are professionally cleaned, it is not realistic to replace the carpet all of the time, but I...

Bushey, Hertfordshire, UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel was not in the highest price range but offered the highest levels of service. Our room was well appointed and very comfortable. We faced on to the busy street - but heard not a bit of noise. The breakfasts were top quality - and I particularly loved the scrambled eggs, especially with the smoked salmon. We were impressed...

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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, thank you for the very nice review and score. I will pass your lovely comments on to the Chef regarding our breakfast. We do have a key operated lift which means that only guests are able to travel to the bedroom floors. Again thank you for taking the...

Orlando
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second stay at The Grand Canal Hotel. Our first visit, two years ago, was with a CIE tour group. This time, we needed a hotel for a night between Edinburgh and home to the USA. As I was familiar with the hotel, it was an easy choice that didn't require any thought. The hotel is away from...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our hotel. I am delighted that you chose to stay with us for your last night in Europe. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found our team to be friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. I very much hope that you will...

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just back from a short N I rail break and stayed at this lovely hotel. Can't fault the hotel at all other than we didn't stay longer! The staff were very friendly and helpful. The Gasworks pub/restaurant was second to none! Food was delicious especially the chicken burger! At breakfast there was a great selection to choose from and was...

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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 at the Grand Canal Hotel and in particular that you found our team to be friendly and helpful. It is great to read that you enjoyed your breakfast and enjoyed our Craft Beer Bar. I very much hope that it will not be long before you return to...

Upper Arley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On arrival the hotel is beautifully done in look really nice and welcoming ! When we got to reception I realised I had made a mistake and booked a twin room but the reception staff sort out a double room for me and my partner. The room was clean and tidy with all the amenities you needed ! It had...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for writing a review of our hotel and for the very nice review score that you have given us. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found the Reception Staff to be helpful. We are currently undergoing some refurbishments which involves adding extra sockets, so we hope to have that...

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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: ₹ 7,196 - ₹ 19,577 (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:
#7 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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“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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“Deluxe rooms worth the extra, ask for a balcony”
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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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“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.”
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