Grand Canal Hotel ★★★

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Rate and special offer based on
Check-in: Feb 21, 2016 Check-out: Feb 22, 2016
4.3 /5
Overall score
Would recommend
Hotel staff:
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Room types

Show Prices Deluxe Room
  • Size: 279 sqft
  • Occupancy: 2
Show Prices Standard Room
  • Size: 247 sqft
  • Occupancy: 2
Show Prices Standard Single
  • Size: 247 sqft
  • Occupancy: 1


From the Grand Canal Hotel, Aviva Stadium--the new national showplace of rugby and soccer--looms overhead and the National Convention Centre is a quick stroll over the River Liffey. The Grand Canal's rooms are decorated in warm red tones with modern touches and traditional comforts. The lively Gasworks Bar is perfect for informal meetings or a night of entertainment featuring pull-your-own-pint tables.



The hotel's 142 rooms mix modern furnishings with traditional touches like damask wallpaper. All rooms have free wireless Internet access as well as Internet access through the TV. Rooms also feature clothes care amenities, work desk and tea and coffee station. Executive rooms have Egyptian cotton duvets, flat-screen TV, laptop safe and bathrobes. Some rooms have balconies with views of Dublin. Two large suites can be used as bedrooms or meeting rooms and the lansdowne suite offers striking views of Aviva Stadium.

Property features

The Gasworks bar has a full menu, innovative drink specials, live music, karaoke and several tables equipped with taps to pull your own pint of Guinness the Irish way. A new gym is well-equipped with modern equipment. The hotel offers many packages for guests interested in going to the theater, attending sporting events and concerts or watching greyhound racing at nearby Shelbourne Park. Numerous nightlife opportunities can be found in the hotel and nearby Dublin city center, a short walk away.  The tree-lined Grand Canal towpath is perfect for a peaceful stroll.


  • Situated next to the Grand Canal Theater with excellent views of Aviva Stadium
  • Lively bar with live music and pull-your-own-pint tables
  • Newly refurbished gym complimentary for guests

Nearby attractions

  • National Print Museum (.3 mi/.5 km)
  • Grand Canal Theater (.4 mi/.6 km)
  • Shelbourne Park Greyhound Stadium (.4 mi/.7 km)
  • Aviva Stadium (.5 mi/.8 km)
  • Trinity College (.6 mi/1 km)
  • National Gallery of Ireland (.8 mi/1.3 km)
  • St. Stephen's Green (.9 mi/1.5 km)


  • 6 meeting rooms
  • Dedicated conference floor
  • Latest audiovisual equipment
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access
  • Complimentary parking
  • Catering available
  • Close to Google's Irish headquarters (.2 mi/.3 km)


  • DART Grand Canal Dock station (.03 mi/.05km)
  • Dublin bus service nearby (.2 mi/.4 km)
  • Taxi service available


The Gasworks Bar & Restaurant
Boasting 10 wide screen plasma TVs, the Gasworks is now one of the finest venues in Dublin City to watch any of up to five live matches. Take a seat at the bar and soak up the atmosphere while our skilled bar staff serve up a pint of the "black stuff" or for the more adventurous at heart one of our signature cocktails. Alternatively pull your own pint on our new "Pour Your Own Pint" tables. Our renowned Carvery is served Monday to Friday from 12pm to 2.15pm and an extensive a la carte menu is available from 3pm to 10pm daily. Recently launched GAS FRIDAY LIVE has firmly established the Gasworks Bar as one of South Dublin City's premier after work venues on a Friday evening.
Canal Express
Canal Express coffee bar is located in the relaxing surroundings of the hotel lobby. Offering a wide range of specialty coffees, smoothies, pastries and gourmet sandwiches Canal Express the ideal location for an informal business meeting or lunch meeting. Breakfast Express is exclusive to Canal Express - for those of you "on the run" pre-order a coffee and pastry and pick it up as you pass by.

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
- Dedicated conference floor- Own registration area- 6 conference suits- Catering for up to 140 people- State of the art equipment.

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  • Free Wi-Fi in Room
  • No smoking rooms/facilities


  • No smoking rooms/facilities
  • Elevators


  • Fitness center or spa


  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service


  • Laundry service
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Doctor on call
  • Currency exchange


  • Free Wi-Fi in Room


  • Parking


  • Accessible Rooms/Facilities
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant
  • Accessible facilities
  • Wheel chair access
  • Service dogs allowed
  • Accessible parking
  • Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
  • Accessible parking
  • Audible emergency alarm for sight impaired guest
  • Wheelchair accessible elevators
  • Ramp access to buildings
  • Knock light (hearing impaired)

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Nearby points of interest

Grand Canal 0.1 mi
National Print Museum 0.2 mi
Waterways Ireland Visitor Centre 0.3 mi
Shelbourne Park 0.3 mi
Dublin Docklands 0.4 mi
Lansdowne Road 0.4 mi
Number Twenty Nine - Georgian House Museum 0.4 mi
Bord Gáis Energy Theatre 0.4 mi
Aviva Stadium 0.4 mi
Merrion Square 0.5 mi
Oscar Wilde House 0.6 mi
Economic and Social Research Institute 0.6 mi
Fitzwilliam Square 0.6 mi
Dublin Institute of Technology 0.6 mi
Natural History Museum 0.6 mi
National Museum of Archaeology and History 0.6 mi
National Gallery of Ireland 0.6 mi
Irishtown 0.6 mi
The Science Gallery 0.7 mi
Science Gallery 0.7 mi
Convention Centre Dublin 0.7 mi
Spencer Dock 0.7 mi
Royal College of Science 0.7 mi
National Musuem of Ireland 0.7 mi
Leinster House 0.7 mi
Pearse Street 0.7 mi
River Liffey 0.7 mi
Royal Hibernian Academy 0.7 mi
National Library of Ireland 0.7 mi
Jeanie Johnston 0.7 mi
State Heraldic Museum 0.7 mi
National Museum of Ireland 0.7 mi
3Arena 0.7 mi
Herbert Park 0.8 mi
Dublin Port 0.8 mi
Taylor Galleries 0.8 mi
University of Dublin 0.8 mi
Kildare Street 0.8 mi
The Doorway Gallery 0.8 mi
Mansion House 0.9 mi
Dawson Street 0.9 mi
Talbot Memorial Bridge 0.9 mi
St Michan's Church 0.9 mi
IMMA @ NCH 0.9 mi
Famine Memorial 0.9 mi

Hotel Policies

  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 21, 2016 Check-out: Feb 22, 2016