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Grand Canal Hotel

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Galway
Reviewed 13 March 2014

We stayed here for a weekend to see a concert and also do a bit of sight seeing.... The hotel itself is very welcoming and well equipped, the staff are friendly and the rooms are well appointed. The bathrooms are a little dated but everything was spotless. We ate in The Gasworks Bar and the food was very nice and...

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

Hello Delighted you enjoyed your stay and took the time to post your comments. Hope to see you again soon - plenty of shows and concerts coming up to tempt ! Kind regards

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 13 March 2014

Nothing but praise for the hotel and it's staff. Close to buses, the DART, St Stephens Green, Temple Bar and so many other landmarks. The rooms are quite spacious. I had asked for a quiet room and definitely received one. There were coffee and tea making facilities in the room, maps in the lobby and the staff was on hand...

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

Hello Thank you for your comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay in the hotel and your trip to Dublin. Hope to see you again soon. Kind regards

Antrim, N. Ireland
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Stayed here last weekend while in Dublin to see the rugby. A crowd of us stayed here, chosen for its proximity to the aviva stadium. The hotel was very clean & the staff were lovely & helpful. The bed was very comfortable & there was tea/coffee making facilities in the room. There are vending machines on each floor as well...

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

Hello Many thanks for taking the time to post your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and the match - great result. Hope you get to return soon Kind regards

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Traveled here for a weekend away to see a concert. Hotel was great and in a brilliant location. Reception staff were brilliant and in particular, Andrea, was a great help, no question was too much for her and she always had a smile on her face. Would definitely return! Cheers!

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

Hello Thank you for taking the time to post your comments and delighted you enjoyed your stay. Andrea was thrilled with the mention. I hope we will get the chance to see you again soon. Kind regards

Kilkenny
Reviewed 23 February 2014

This is a very comfortable hotel but Unfortunately when I stayed I was unable to get any sleep until the music in the bar stopped at around 2am I was able to hear the DJ and the music as clearly as if I was in the bar. I stayed in room 207 so don't know if this is a problem...

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

Hello Thank you for your posting. I am very disappointed that you were disturbed in this way but assure you it is isolated. If you do get the opportunity to return please do let us know. Many thanks for taking the time to advise us of this. Kind regards

dublin
Reviewed 20 February 2014

I was in the coffee shop recently and was greeted by a very pleasant friendly lady. Sylvia seems to know all the customers by name and has a great rappor with the customers. I must say she is a great asset to the hotel and if there are employees of the month in the hotel I am voting for her....

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

Hello Thank you for your posting. I am delighted you enjoyed the service at Canal Express - Sylvia always has a great smile to go with her great coffee. Hope we will see you again soon. Kind regards

Dorchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 February 2014

We stayed at this fine hotel to celebrate my wife's birthday.before our arrival I had one or two queries which was handled superbly by the lovely exec Lisa.Nothing in this hotel was too much trouble for the superb staff from reception to bar and resturant .If you read any nit picking review please ignore them as petty.On closing ,if you...

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

Hello We are all delighted that you and your wife enjoyed your special visit with us. Lisa in particular will be delighted with the mention ! Hopefully you will be able to visit us again soon. Thank you for taking the time to post. Many thanks

Sligo, Ireland
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Stayed with a group on Valentine's night. 5 Couples in our party. We were on theatre package. €129 for pre theatre meal,tickets to Evita and Bed & Breakfast. Meal was 2 course with option of starter or dessert with main course. Good choice and meal was good quality. Nice touch with romantic decorations on table and complimentary tea/coffee. Optional return...

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

Hello Thank you for your feedback. We are delighted you all enjoyed your stay with us and the show. Hopefully you will get the chance to visit again soon. There are plenty of shows in the theatre and the O2 to tempt over the coming months. Thanks again for the posting. Kind regards

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 10 February 2014

My friend and I booked into this hotel as we were in town for a show in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. In that sense the hotel is great, near the theatre and they offer a €5 bus transfer to the theatre which was very handy. The hotel has a central location and car parking which is great, its a...

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

Hello Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. I have past on your comments to the chef who was disappointed to hear them as normally the food receives positive comments. I hope you will have the opportunity to visit us again soon. Kind regards

Cardiff
Reviewed 8 February 2014

I stayed for what was supposed to have been 3 nights to attend a conference in a nearby hotel. Initially I was very pleased with check in which was swift and helpful, despite it being late at night, and my room which was bigger than expected - I'd booked a single but was actually in a twin. The view from...

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Hello Thank you for taking the time advise us of your comments. I was very disappointed to hear of the noise issues you encountered. While we unforetunately can not regulate the fire alarm we have investigated the other issues you raised and have been able to isolate them. These will be rectified immediately. Please accept our apologises that your stay...

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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
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: ₹ 6,806 - ₹ 23,037 (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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