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    Grand Canal Hotel

    Grand Canal Street Upper | Ballsbridge, Dublin Dublin 4, Ireland
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    • Excellent37%
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    “gasworks bar” (82 reviews)
    “aviva stadium” (136 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We liked this hotel and also liked the breakfast. Good location and was the jumping off point for our tour with Driftwood Tours. However, be aware that the restaurant/bar attached does not serve food late. Paid a different price for Saturday versus Sunday nights. Was...More

    Thank Elaine B
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Friendly, helpful staff, we were here for 2 nights when we arrived in Ireland. Centrally located, 20 minute walk to city center and attractions. Our room was clean and quiet. No problem parking, We enjoyed the brew pub and patio after our first night out...More

    Thank OttawaKathleen5
    Response from GCHDublin, Manager at Grand Canal HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to spend your time in Dublin with us at the Grand Canal Hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and found the hotel's location to be convenient. I very much hope that you will be...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Nice hotel, was here for 2 nights for the Dublin horse show, 15 minute walk to the Rds which was great, while there was parking at the rear of the hotel I found it very difficult to get a spot, waited for 45 mins, that...More

    Thank james c
    Response from GCHDublin, Manager at Grand Canal HotelResponded 2 days ago

    Dear Guest, I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Grand Canal Hotel. By booking direct, not only can you avail of the accommodation €10 cheaper but Carparking is included in the rate. It is great that you enjoyed your visit...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed here on our last night in Ireland after doing a week-long self-driving tour through CIE. I see why they would put us in this hotel... it was on the side of Dublin that made it easier to get to the airport without dealing...More

    Thank bgsualum
    Response from GCHDublin, Manager at Grand Canal HotelResponded 6 days ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to spend your last night in Ireland at the Grand Canal Hotel. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is great that you were able to meet up with your family and that...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We chose to spend the night in this hotel to meet up with our Vagabond Tour Group which picks up and drops off at this location. We found that many other groups use this hotel as well. The rooms were clean and there was also...More

    Thank Pamiruru
    Response from GCHDublin, Manager at Grand Canal HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing to stay at the Grand Canal Hotel for the start of your Vagabond Tour. We are indeed fortunate to have the Vagabond Tours meeting at our hotel before they depart for the rest of Ireland. I am delighted that...More

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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Babysitting
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Price range
    • US$113 - US$252 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Green Hotel in Dublin
    • #30 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
    • #33 Business Hotel in Dublin
    • #40 Family Hotel in Dublin
    • #43 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available ,
    • Accessible rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 142
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    Jen A
    11 August 2017|
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    Response from Gitkuu | Reviewed this property |
    Hi sorry for slow response yes they do they are not wonderful hair dryers not very powerful but will do.
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    5 June 2017|
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    31 May 2017|
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    Response from SG G | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, they have parking available. distance from airport is 13.5 KM
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    "Room 311 is handicap accessible, nice view of street and neighborhood out front"
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    "The pub connected is great - breakfast is a little expensive but easy to use"
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    "We got to the top floor and they have balconies."
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