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Grand Canal Hotel

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#41 of 151 Hotels in Dublin
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We booked room only and did think the breakfast was overpriced but really that is the only small comment we can make. We were 2 couples going to a concert. We got great big rooms. Staff were friendly and helpful. There are ice machines in each floor and housekeeping brought us an I've bucket. Food in the Gasworks and breakfast...

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Smyrna, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a very early flight into Dublin and this being our first time we were hoping for a little more help and guidance from the hotel service desk. Not the most friendly or helpful. The room was clean and the beds were very firm. The room was rather warm making sleep difficult for a bit after leaving the patio...

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Clermont, Florida
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights in the grand canal hotel prior to and after a 12 day tour...it was fantastic! We had the chance to walk to everything we wanted to see in the city...parks, sites, tours and more. The staff were attentive, professional and always helpful. The rooms are pleasant and had everything we needed. There's a computer and...

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

Dear Guest, I am delighted that you enjoyed your trip to Europe and that the Grand Canal Hotel was one of the places that you visited along the way. We recently added the business centre so I am delighted that you found it of use for checking flights and printing tickets. Our bar is very popular with locals so as...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel was clean, staff was experienced. The rooms are wide. We didn't eat meal in hotel but there are a lot of restaurant and pubs near the hotels There is a dublinbike point next to the hotel. The best way is to rent a bike for full Dublin tour. The hotel was so closed to central of Dublin.

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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. As you mention cycling is a very good way to explore the city, there is a local bike rental or there is also a Dublin Bike Scheme that can be availed of. Places like the phoenix park offer bikes to rent for the park use also for those...

Fife, Scotland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Hotel is lovely, staff are always willing to help, clean and in a good location for tourists, we hired a car as it was January an freezing to walk to the places we wanted to see. Would recommend for an ideal summer stay! We would return here.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your very kind review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is a pity that you were here when it was cold, hopefully you will be back to visit us at some stage when the weather is a little warmer. Kind Regards Donna Curry

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Some of the staff are brilliant, others not so much. The wifi kept dropping out which was frustrating. Very firm mattresses. Clean rooms. Why no ice bucket? I just don't understand an ice machine on the floor without ice buckets - having to go ask reception is not fun. Overall not a bad place, wouldn't rave about it.

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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 sorry that your device had a problem with connection to our wifi and that youd didnt feel that some of the employees at the hotel were as helpful as others. We have recently purchased all new quality mattresses at the hotel so I am delighted that...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We have just returned from a night's stay at this Hotel. Firstly... The Hotel is in a fantastic part of Dublin! I had never been to Dublin before so wasn't sure of location before hand. But it's great. Fantastic restaurants and bars right on the door step. We had a concert that night and only a 15 / 20 minute...

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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 enjoyed yoour stay and breakfast with us. I am sorry that you couldnt use the pancake machine, when the mix runs out, it simply needs to be filled up-I am sorry that this was not done on time for you to enjoy your...

Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Specified 2 twins in my booking. When we got there, we were given a double. We mentioned that we had asked for 2 twins - the check in person said 'no we had not'. I asked for the manager who started arguing with us, telling us we had not asked for 2 twins. I showed him my reservation with the...

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our hotel. The Manager in question has already highlighted your issues which stemmed from you reserving a different room type than the one that you wanted. The room that you had booked was a double bedded room. We cannot grant every request as we must accommodate guests...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in a quiet, leafy part of town yet only a 10 min cab ride from the 3Arena part of town, this is a great location to be based. Two minutes walk and there are a couple of nice local bars but there's no need to wander; the Gasworks is joined to the hotel. This vibrant venue with a great...

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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 found the staff at the hotel to be friendly and the food in the bar to excellent as well as the bar itself. We are in the process of installing air conditioning in some of our rooms, it is quite...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a good quality hotel with friendly efficient staff. It is close to Lansdowne Road for internationals but a little out of the city centre. The Dart is very close however so you can get around easily

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking your time to write a review of our hotel. I am delighted that you found the hotel to be of good quality and that the staff were friendly and efficient. The Dart across the street is terrific, it connects the hotel to some of Dublin's most scenic areas within the hour. I hope 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 

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Address: Grand Canal Street Upper | Ballsbridge, Dublin Dublin 4, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Province of Leinster > County Dublin > Dublin
Price Range: $166 - $306 (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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“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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