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Located in Ballsbridge, Grand Canal Hotel Dublin is a leisurely stroll from popular sights such as The Grand Canal Theatre and Aviva Stadium. This 142-room, 4-star hotel has a restaurant along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and a fitness center. It's in central Dublin and also a short walk from National Gallery of Ireland at Merrion Square and Merrion Square.


In addition to a restaurant onsite, there is also a pub where you can enjoy a drink. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning off right with full breakfast served for a fee.


All 142 rooms feature coffee makers, free newspapers, and safes. Guests can enjoy cable TV and stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Phones, ironing boards, and desks are also standard.

Property features

Guests of Grand Canal Hotel Dublin enjoy a fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and conference space. Self parking is available for EUR 10.00 per night. Front-desk staff can answer questions 24/7, and assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include coffee/tea in a common area, express check-in, and express check-out.


  • Walking distance to The Grand Canal Theatre and Aviva Stadium
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Fitness center

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. Event facilities measuring 2200 square feet (198 square meters) include conference space and meeting rooms. For a surcharge, the property provides an area shuttle within 2 km and a roundtrip airport shuttle at scheduled times. This family-friendly hotel also offers a fitness center, tour/ticket assistance, and coffee/tea in the lobby. Self parking is available on site for a surcharge.

Grand Canal Hotel Dublin is a smoke-free hotel.

  • Conference space size (feet) - 2196 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 204 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Conference space 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Total number of rooms - 142 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Express check-in 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Year Built 2004 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

Grand Canal Hotel Dublin offers 142 accommodations with safes and complimentary newspapers. Cable television is provided. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Dublin hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • HDTV 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room safe 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning.

Epic Restaurant - Newly refurbished onsite restaurant serving an extensive buffet breakfast daily. Available for private dining and events.

Gasworks Bar - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy Irish and world craft beers with 26 draft taps and one cask.

Canal Express - This coffee shop serves a selection of hot and cold beverages, smoothies, sandwiches, and pastries. Dine in the comfort of the relaxing lounge or to take on the go. Contemporary European and Irish cuisine is served nightly, including light bites and starters, main courses, and dessert.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Parking height restrictions apply

Debit cards not accepted

When booking 5 nights or more, a deposit is payable and is due within 3 days of arrival. To complete the reservation process and obtain additional information, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 13.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 10.00 per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Dublin Grand Canal
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We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

Fáilte Ireland (The National Tourism Development Authority) assigns an official star rating for accommodations in Ireland. This Hotel property is rated 4 stars.

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