Where is Grand Canal Hotel located? We are located in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, a twenty minute walk from the city centre. To see us on a map click here.

What time is Check-in? Our Check-in time is from 2:00pm. Should your arrive early, luggage can be left in our storage room behind our front desk.

What time is Check-out? Our Check-out time is until 12:00pm.

Is there a bus nearby? Yes, there are many bus routes within walking distance of the hotel.  The Grand Canal Dock  DART station is across the road which take you into the city or north or south of Dublin to coastal towns.

How do I make a booking? Call us on +353 (0) 16461000 or email us at reservations@grandcanalhotel.com or  click here.

Is the payment of bookings secure and how do I know? We follow the highest standards of security protocol and we have data protection policies in place.

Do I need a credit card to make a hotel room reservation? Yes, the hotel requires a credit card for all online hotel reservations. This guarantees your booking until your arrival date. Your credit card will not be charged until you arrive at the hotel unless we specify prepayment or a deposit prior. Prepayment, deposit and cancellation requirements will be displayed during the online confirmation process.

Do you allow smoking in the hotel? No, we are 100% non-smoking hotel.

Does your hotel have parking facilities? Yes, we have an on-site car park which is free for guests who book directly with us. Parking rates apply for all other bookings. We have 70 onsite car parking spaces at the hotel. Car parking spaces can not be pre-booked and are subject to availability. Please note there is a height restriction of 2.2metres.

How far is the nearest pub? The Gasworks Bar is in the hotel, alternatively there are plenty of pubs in the area and there are more bars and clubs in the city centre which is only a 25 minute walk, 10 minutes by bus/taxi or 5 minutes by train.

Is there a taxi rank nearby? Yes, there are taxis outside the hotel or reception can book a taxi for you for any time you like.

Do you have room service? Yes, we have 24hr room service available to all guests. Our room service menus can be located in your room.

Do you have accessible rooms and facilities? Yes, we have 2 lifts, specially adapted rooms and accessible car spaces.

Is there Wi-Fi? Yes, there is complimentary Wi-Fi in all areas of the hotel and public spaces. We also have smart TV's in each room.

Do you have meeting rooms? Yes, we have 5 meeting rooms in our hotel, they range in size so we can take bookings of 10 to 140 delegates. If you wish to enquire about our meeting room facilities, please click here.

Do you do weddings in the hotel? Yes, we cater for weddings, large and small parties. To enquire about weddings or parties, please click here.

Does the hotel have a Restaurant? Yes, our Epic Restaurant which serves a buffet breakfast each morning, we also have a our onsite Canal Express Coffee Shop and Lobby Bar in the lobby. The Gasworks Bar which is managed by Galway Bay Brewery serves food and craft beer.

Are the surrounding areas of the Hotel Safe? Yes. We are in a very pleasant area of Dublin, next to the stunning canal and within walking distance of Grafton Street, the Aviva stadium, Bord Gais Energy Theatre, the RDS, The 3 Arena and all of the many attractions that Dublin city has to offer.

How do we get from the Airport to the Hotel? The Aircoach 702 and 703 offer services to and from Dublin Airport to the city centre and South Dublin on a 24-hour basis. Its city centre service, stops at most of the major hotels and key locations across Dublin. The closest pick up and drop off stop to the Grand Canal Hotel is located at the Schoolhouse Hotel on Northumberland Road, less than a 5 minute walk from us. Tickets for the Aircoach can be purchased direct from their website or from their ticketbooth located at both Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport.

Is a late Check-out available? A late check out is available up until 2pm on the day of your departure for an additional cost of €20 per room. You can add a late check out to your reservation by calling us on +353 (0) 16461000 or emailing our Reservations Team at reservations@grandcanalhotel.com.

Is early Check-in available? A early check in is available from 9am for an additional charge of €40. You can add an early check in to your your reservation by calling us on +353 (0) 16461000 or emailing our Reservations Team at reservations@grandcanalhotel.com.

I made my reservation through a third party website  and I need to make a change to my booking? For any changes, you must go through the original booking agent/website that you went through in order to change your reservation.

What bedroom features are included in my booking? Smart TV with internet connection
, Tea making facilities including Lavazza coffee machine, Bathroom with bath shower and luxurious toiletries by designer Orla Kiely. Complimentary mineral water
- Salon speed hair dryer
, Steam iron & ironing board, Standard laptop size safe and work desk, Complimentary use of the gym and the business centre.

Do you charge for a children's cot? All children under 2 years of age stay free of charge and children's cots/cribs can be provided. If you wish to add a cot to your reservation please let us know prior to your arrival to ensure availability.

Can I add an extra bed to my booking? We do have a limited amount of rooms that can accommodate an extra bed. Please contact our Reservations Team to check availability. Please note that there is a charge of EUR 30 per night for extra beds. The maximum number of extra beds in a room is 1. Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

What are your breakfast hours? Weekdays: 7.00am until 10.30am
. Weekends & Bank Holidays from 7.00am until 11.00am.

Does the hotel accommodate people with disabilities? We have a small number of adapted rooms and all public areas including Reception, Gasworks Bar, Epic Restaurant and Meeting Rooms are wheelchair accessible.

Do you offer a corporate rate? Yes, we can assist you with a corporate rate should you be staying with us on a frequent basis. Please contact our sales team for more information: salesoffice@grandcanalhotel.com.

Is it better to book with you direct? Yes, we guarantee you will not find a lower flexible price on any other website. Save €10 and get free parking only when you book directly with us.


If you have any questions that are not covered in the above frequently asked questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at the following addresses:

Hotel Reception Team:

Hotel ReservationsTeam:

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