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Grand Canal Hotel

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2014

I've been to Dublin before but that was a long time ago. I found this hotel listed and decided to give it a go. Breakfast is served in it's own restaurant, whereas dinner and other meals are served in the adjoining pub. There is a coffee bar open during the mornings, and free secure car parking on site, and you...

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

Hello Thank you for your time in posting your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your feedback. Hope you might get the chance to return to us. Thank you again. Kind regards

monaco
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Had a room on the executive floor. Great night's sleep. Room was over heated but you can turn off the radiator and open the window. Breakfast fine too. Will be back. Went for a pint down the road to Slattery's (I think.) Great there too. Would love to buy a little pad in Dublin around there....

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

Hello Delighted you enjoyed your stay and thank you for the posting. Kind regards

Dublin
Reviewed 14 May 2014

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Stayed at this hotel for one night following a week long tour with Vegabond tours. Good deal for the price. Rooms were not fancy but the were clean and well kept, not too small either. The staff was very friendly and helpful with suggesting that I take the Paddywagon transportation to the airport in the morning. I was even able...

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

Hello Thank you for your comments and glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We are within a 10 minute stroll to the Grand Canal Dock area which has a number of food options. The city centre is also within 15 minute walk but I am glad you enjoyed the food here in the Gasworks. Hope you do get a...

Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 7 May 2014

The staff is helpful and accommodating; the food in the restaurant is good enough for hotel dining; the rooms are comfortable and clean. If you ask for a "back room" where it is quiet, they will put you there and you will get a good night's sleep. Compared to other hotels in the vicinity, the price is right too!

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

Hello Thanks for your comments and glad you enjoyed your stay. Do keep an eye on our website www.grandcanalhotel.com for the best available rates and offers. Hope you might get a chance to return soon. Many thanks again Kind regards

Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Stayed at this hotel for midweek break in April. We went to see War Horse at Bord gais Theatre. On first day we left luggage in room, walked into town. Got back in evening to find room very cold. In information supplied in room it stated heating comes on at 5 pm and goes off at 8. Heating didn't come...

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

Hello Thank you for taking the time to send your feedback and I am sorry that your stay was disrupted in this manner. The heating is normally very reliable for the bedrooms so I have asked our maintenance team to check on this room specifically. My apologises again for this fault. Thank you again for your comments. Kind regards

Kerry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2014

While a solid 3 star hotel this was a pleasant stay which was good value for money. Its a bit of a walk into the city centre (around 20 minutes) which is nice if you like a walk but something to keep in mind. The breakfast was nice enough although the food was lukewarm on both mornings as i arrived...

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

Hello Thank you for your comments. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and have past on your comments regarding breakfast to the chef. It is something we will monitor. Thanks again for taking the time to post. Kind regards

UK
Reviewed 4 May 2014

Hi I stayed at the grand hotel, I was a little hesitant as other reviews complained about the disco/dj noise till 2am - I didn't stay at Saturday night not sure if the noise is day specific? +Ve 1.The room was clean and tidy on arrival 2. Bathroom and WC was spacious, with large mirror, most things in good condition....

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

Hello Thank you for your posting. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. I have past on your comments to the management team for consideration and will certainly be acting on those that we can, particularly the error with the wake up call - for which I apologise sincerely. The hotel is located in an affluent area of...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 30 April 2014

I should start this review with a fact I failed to notice when I picked the hotel; there is no air conditioning in the room. The heat is provided by radiators and the only ventilation is from the windows. Immediately upon checking in I found the room to be extremely warm and the window provided minimal relief. Eventually the room...

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

Hello Thank you for your comments. I am delighted that you were looked after by the front office team and enjoyed the upgrade. We have removed the mattress from your first room and apologise that it caused you such discomfort. Thank you again for your time and hope we will have the opportunity of staying again. Kind regards

Donegal
Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

i stayed one night whilst in the city on business. bed was very comfortable, bathroom nice. i slept very well. there was no noise. i would stay here again. i was on room only basis but i have had lunch there previously and it was lovely.

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Hello Thank you for taking the time to post your comments. Hope we will get the opportunity to see you again soon. Kind regards

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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: €85 - €397 (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:
#8 Green Hotel in Dublin
#28 Luxury Hotel in Dublin
#33 Business Hotel in Dublin
#40 Family Hotel in Dublin
#43 Romantic Hotel in Dublin
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“Close proximity to grand canal train station and an bord gais and local restaurants. . Good views of the Aviva stadium”
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