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Grand Canal Hotel

Upper Grand Canal Street, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
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  • 98%
    Family Travelers
  • 98%
    Budget Travelers
  • 75%
    Business Travelers

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  • Grand Canal Hotel
    C McDonnell
    3 Nov 01, 2013

    The Grand Canal Hotel aims for a simple standard and hits the mark. The hotel itself has little to distinguish it from any other—the lounge, dining room and bedrooms are pleasant, modest, and clean. There is, however, a very good pub that does a lunchtime carvery and light meals. They advertise a lot of deals in the lobby for tickets for various shows nearby (a local venue was formerly called the Grand Canal Theatre), so you might find some savings that way. The hotel is probably further from the centre than you’d want to walk frequently, but there are buses that run just outside the door. The only real downside I can find to the hotel is that there isn’t a proper full-service restaurant—the pub does dinner, but you can only have shepherd’s pie and Irish stew so many times.

    Recommended for:Budget TravelersBusiness TravelersFamily Travelers
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    Chris T.
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    3 Nov 01, 2013

    The Grand Canal Hotel is the only hotel in Dublin I’ve encountered with a take-away coffee counter in the lobby (I’m not sure that I fully approve, but I can appreciate its practical benefits for those without time for the sit-down breakfast). In all other respects the hotel is fairly standard; it’s new, clean, and the rooms are reasonably well-appointed. It seems that they do a lot of trade in package deals with the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. I was happy to see that the hotel bar is actually a functional pub that pulls in a fair few customers who aren’t guests. I clocked it a ten-minute walk to the Trinity College / Grafton Street area, which puts it in the nice position of being close to everything without incurring the immediate city-center rates.

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    Wouter Blok
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    3 Jan 27, 2013

    Reason of stay: work. Google headoffice around the corner with a great breakfast, so my need is a clean bed. This is what they have to offer.

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    Spencer Smith
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    3 Aug 31, 2012

    The Grand Canal Hotel is well located in Dublin 4, close to the DART stop, Google, and the Grand Canal. Rooms were very comfortable and clean, and there was off street parking for our rental car.

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    Julien Nowak
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    Great place to stay

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    Mary Giudici
    4 Mar 03, 2012
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Description

Close to Landsdowne Road, this Dublin hotel is situated on a river. Other attractions include Croke Park.

Features.
Dining options at Grand Canal Hotel include a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. Recreational amenities include a fitness facility. This 3.0 star property offers small meeting rooms, audio visual equipment, and business services. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. This Dublin property has event space consisting of banquet facilities, conference/meeting rooms, and exhibit space. For a surcharge, the property offers an area shuttle, which runs to destinations within 2 km. Wedding services, tour/ticket assistance, translation services, and tour assistance are available. Guest parking is complimentary. Additional property amenities include a poolside bar, a coffee shop/café, and laundry facilities.

Guestrooms.
There are 142 guestrooms at Grand Canal Hotel. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations,

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complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guestrooms offer direct dial phones with voice mail. Televisions have cable channels and pay movies. Rooms also include desks, coffee/tea makers, electronic/magnetic keys, and irons/ironing boards. Guests may request extra towels/bedding and wake up calls. Cribs (infant beds) are available on request.

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3.5 out of 5
6 members' reviews
Excellent! - 85% of guests recommend
  • Phone:

    +1-888-271-2681

Amenities:

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Data Ports
  • TV In Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Voicemail
  • Electronic Room Keys
  • In-House Bar
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Clothing Iron
  • In-House Dining
  • Wake Up Service
  • Family Rooms
  • Coffee & Tea Maker
  • Handicap Accessible

Reviews Summary

Excellent!1959 reviews across the web.

  • Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
  • Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
  • Price
    Excellent value for money, said 98%.
  • Service
    97% found the staff to be very friendly.
  • Hotel
    96% thought it was clean.
  • Internet
    96% thought it was a great value.
  • Location
    Great parking, according to 93%.
  • Restaurant
    79% found the breakfast to be wonderful.

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