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Striving Forward…

Over the past few months the Grand Canal Hotel has made a serious effort to bring its guest rooms bursting into the 21st century. The one hundred and forty two newly appointed rooms are decorated with comfort and style at the forefront of their mission.


The new décor boasts rich warm colours with inviting tones. 15mb complimentary WIFI, a leather reclining chair and a Smart television come as standard.


These exciting changes will mean that guests will ultimately have a more enjoyable and restful stay in a calm and comforting surrounding.  


Call 00353 (0)1 646 1000 or email for more details.

Posted on Thursday, 13 December 2012


If you've booked your ticket and heading to the O2 why not make a night of it with our fantastic O2 Package. Pre-Show Meal, Return Transfer to the o2, Accommodation, Complimentary Car Park and Full Irish Breakfast just €79pps. Click here to book. 

Posted on Friday, 24 June 2011


The Grand Canal Hotel are delighted to announce the completion of our new Executive Rooms which include Smart TV's, high speed complimentary WI-FI, Recliner Chairs, Professional Hair Dryers and a smart new look. Sign up for Corporate rates to get a complimentary Upgrade.


Posted on Tuesday, 17 August 2010

West Side Story Special Offer

Avail of our special offer for the 4th November showing of West Side Story in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre. Get a ticket to the show, pre-show meal, a night's accommodation, full Irish breakfast the next morning and free car parking all for just €99. Call 01-6461000 to book. 

Posted on Thursday, 10 October 2013

Dublin City Marathon

Book your stay at Grand Canal Hotel for the night before the Dublin City Marathon. We are just around the corner from the start/finish line and have free car parking. We open the restaurant early that morning and provide you a healthy breakfast to get you set up for the day and to top it all off you can come back and shower after you have finished the marathon: 01-6461000

Posted on Thursday, 10 October 2013

Bram Stoker Festival

Looking for something a little more unusual to do this mid-term break? Check out the Bram Stoker Festival running from the 26th - 28th October. Celebrating the legendary Dublin born author who brought us Count Dracula, this festival is set against the backdrop of the pagan festival Samhain. What can you expect from this Halloween-like event? You will have choices of theatrical, literary and cinematic events which will take place across Dublin City in a number of castles, churches and cinemas.

Posted on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Family Friendly Dublin Attractions

Planning a visit to Dublin or just looking for something fun and different to do with the kids? Take a look at these family friend;y attraction you can visit around Dublin. 

Posted on Wednesday, 16 October 2013

Shelbourne Park Greyhound Racing

Shelbourne Park Greyhound Racing will open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from the 27th of November to the 21st of December. Book your Night At the Dogs Package here

Posted on Thursday, 17 October 2013

Road Closures for Dublin City Marathon

There will be a number of roads closed off across Dublin on Monday 28th October for the Dublin City Marathon. To view the full list of road closures please click here.

Posted on Friday, 18 October 2013

Sunday Night Sale

We have some great rates for Sunday Nights. Why not treat yourself to an overnight getaway this November or December and get your shopping done for Christmas or just spend the day strolling around the city sightseeing. Then sit back and relax after the busy day with dinner and an overnight stay in the hotel.

Posted on Thursday, 07 November 2013

Roaring 20s Great Gatsby Christmas Party Nights

Looking for something a little different for your Christmas Party this year? Here at the Grand Canal Hotel we are having 1920s Great Gatsby themed Christmas Party Nights every Friday & Saturday night from the 29th November - 21st December 2013. Join us for a fun-filled evening with delicious food, great music and a location to suit everyone. Check out all the details here:

To book your party or to discuss your requirements call Linda on 01-6461000



Posted on Thursday, 07 November 2013

Gift Vouchers

Christmas gifts........We have you covered!

Looking for a Christmas gift for your loved ones this year that will be different from the usual Christmas gifts and something special that will actually be a surprise? Why not get them a gift voucher for Grand Canal Hotel Theatre Packages. With so many great shows  coming to the Bord Gais Energy Theatre in 2014 they will be spoiled for it means you can't get it wrong!!! There's something for everyone! 

With the Theatre Package you get: 

  • Ticket to Show
  • Pre-Show Meal
  • Night's Accommodation
  • Full Irish Breakfast
  • Free Car Parking

Prices from Only €109pps

Looking to get a voucher for a monetary amount but not sspecifically for a particular package? We can do that to. 

Call 01-6461000 or get one HERE


Posted on Thursday, 07 November 2013

Dublin Transport Option

Visiting Dublin soon and wondering what is the best way to get around? We have put together a list of Dublin public transport options available to you and some information about them. Take a look and see what is best for you and your visit to Dublin.

Posted on Friday, 21 February 2014

St Patrick's Day 2014

With St Patrick's weekend only days away we have put together a list of what's happening around the city as well road closures so you can get around with ease. 

What's happening in the city

Getting around

Posted on Thursday, 13 March 2014

4th July

This 4th July The GASWORKS BAR is going USA style. We'll have plenty of American inspired food & drink specials as well as an American playlist & live music. 

Come on down and enjoy the celebrations. The more the merrier. Book a space in the bar for your group: 01-6461000


Posted on Friday, 27 June 2014

Garth Brooks

We are so excited about Garth Brooks coming to Dublin this July. What better excuse than Garth Brooks is there to have Country Western themed evenings? We're going all out in The Gasworks Bar from 25th - 29th July. Enjoy plenty of food specials, cocktails & Country Western music..........which of course will include lots of songs from the main man himself, Garth Brooks.


Posted on Friday, 27 June 2014

2 Night Explore Dublin by Bike Summer Package

Grand Canal Hotel have teamed up with See Dublin By Bike to offer a fantastic 2 Night Explore Dublin by Bike Summer Package;


  • 2 Nights Bed & Breakfast
  • 3 Course Evening Meal On One Night
  • Taste of Dublin Bike Tour
  • Take-Away Lunch For Tour Incl. Sandwiches, Crisps, Fruit & Bottle Of Water


 All for just €126pps




Take in Dublin’s culture and history and see so many of its gorgeous buildings.The Taste of Dublin bike tour takes in College Green, Dublin Castle, the Guinness brewery, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Temple Bar, the ‘Italian Quarter’, the fashionable southside, Parnell Square and the Georgian northside, Merrion Square and the Oscar Wilde memorial. Along the way, you will hear about Dublin’s literary and rock ‘n’ roll traditions and the events and personalities that shaped the city’s character.


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Posted on Monday, 07 July 2014