Summer Parties at the Grand Canal Hotel

June 03, 2019

Are you looking for the perfect venue for your office party or a get together with your friends?

There’s nothing more enjoyable than relaxing whilst tucking into some delicious food and sipping on a fresh and fruity punch, iced tea or bubbles.

Look no further... we are taking bookings for Summer 2019!

With our central location and stunning outdoor terrace, Grand Canal Hotel is the perfect venue for your next Summer event!

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Summer Festivals in Dublin

May 01, 2019

There’s a great party atmosphere in Dublin during the Summer months. The finest in music, film, literature, food, theatre and arts come to life through a host of fantastic festivals dotted around the city’s streets, parks and unique spaces. Here are some of the essential spectaculars to discover!

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Easter in Dublin

April 01, 2019

Welcome to the Grand Canal Hotel, we hope that you are looking forward to your Easter Break!

There will many events happening across the city throughout Easter. One popular choice for visitors is The Butlers Chocolate Experience, wander around the museum and decorate your own chocolate novelty.  There will be many egg hunts and activites nearby if you are feeling adventurous.  If you have an interest in Irish history you can visit the GPO and other historical sites and learn more about the 1916 Easter Rising. As Easter Monday is a Bank Holiday, there will be lots of entertainment to enjoy over the weekend.

Take a look at the fun events happening over Easter week..

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Happy St Patrick's Day Dublin

March 01, 2019

With St Patrick's Day coming up we have lined up some great things to do in and around Dublin.

Whether you are visiting Dublin just for the weekend or you live locally,  put your green clothes on and have some fun!

The entire city will be transformed into one huge party that will ignite your sense of Irish pride – even if you are not Irish!!

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5 Great Things to do in Dublin this February

February 01, 2019

Dublin maybe a small city in comparison to world capitals but it has plenty to keep you occupied!
And what is there to do in the heart of winter you say? Don’t fear. Pull tight your scarf, get your winter boots on and grab an Irish coffee on the go. Here are some great things to do during the month of February to experience and capture the essence of Dublin.

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New Year, New You!

January 02, 2019

Enjoy some of our favourite walking Tours in and around Dublin

Explore Dublin's many green areas, walking paths and trails throughout the city which is brilliant for walking enthusiasts keeping fit into the New Year. There is no better way to see the city than to walk around and explore each park and space enioying its history and own unique story.

Take a look at our favourite list below.

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Book Your 2019 All Inclusive Theatre Package!

December 07, 2018

The Bord Gais Energy Theatre is located in Grand Canal Square, just a short 8 minute walk from the Grand Canal Hotel.

The Theatre has been in operation since 2010 and entertains over half a million people each year.

Whether you are a Theatre buff or not,  you are bound to enjoy a show or two from the extentive range on offer.

There are an array of shows to choose from throughout the year including ballets, comedy, concerts, opera, musicals and much more.

The list is endless and there are shows to suit everyone.

 

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Christmas in Dublin 2018

November 01, 2018

Dublin is a magical place at Christmas.

The whole city transforms into a winder wonderland, with amazing trees, lights and decorations on display.

We have complied a list of our favourite things to do and see over this festive season. 

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Explore Day Trips from Dublin

October 02, 2018

Looking to explore and book your next tour?

Dublin is packed with lots of things to do, especially over the Autumn and coming Winter Months.

If you are visiting Dublin for a few days and looking to see some nearby places and attractions, the choice is endless!

We provide a comprehensive online tour-booking service for your use and have compiled a list of our favourite day trips from Dublin! 

Visit our Tour Desk to book a tour or activity for your upcoming stay.

Grand Canal Hotel Tour Desk

 

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Best places to shop in Dublin

September 10, 2018

Dublin is a dream to shopping lovers as it is packed with amazing shops, shopping centres and markets. As Dublin is the capital of Ireland you won’t be disappointed with the variety of shops. The usual high street outlets can all be found in the city centre as well as higher end shops and trendy boutiques and outlets. What makes shopping in Dublin a real treat are the talented buskers you’ll see along the way. They are always on Grafton Street and add great atmosphere and vibes to the city. We have compiled a list to make it easy for you to find the best shopping areas and markets in Dublin. 

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Our Favourite Day Trips close to Dublin 2018

August 07, 2018

Dublin is packed with things to do, especially over the summer months with festivals and events happening every week.

If you are visiting Dublin for a few days and looking to see some nearby places and attractions the choice is endless.

We have compiled a list of our favourite places to visit on a day trip. 

We are in an ideal location with nearby bus routes and local Grand Canal Dock Rail Station so it's a perfect start to your trip!

 

 

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Upcoming Shows in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre 2019

July 10, 2018

The Bord Gais Energy Theatre is located in Grand Canal Square in Dublin 2. The theatre is in operation since 2010 and since then it has entertained over half a million people each year. Whether you are a theatre buff or not you will enjoy a show at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, there is such an array of shows to choose from throughout the year including ballets, comedy, concerts, opera, musicals and much more. The list is endless and there are shows to suit everyone. We are located very close to the theatre, you can reach it in 3 minutes by car or 8 minutes by foot.

 
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Summer in Dublin City

May 22, 2018

Summer in Ireland may not be the hottest on the planet but when we do get a few days of sunshine then we make sure to get the best out of them!

We have rounded up our favourite activities & things to do in around Dublin & we hope that you will get to enjoy some of them next time you are in town!

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World Meeting of Families 2018

April 20, 2018

Dublin, Ireland, has been chosen by Pope Francis to host the next World Meeting of Families from 21-26 August 2018,

guided by the theme “The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World”.

 

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Summer BBQ Parties 2018

April 09, 2018

Are you looking for a venue for your summer staff party or a get together with your friends?

Look no further! With the central location and a cosy outdoor terrace, Grans Canal Hotel is the perfect place for your next event!

 

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Happy St Patrick's Day

March 14, 2018

With the St Patrick's Day coming up we have lined up some things to do in around Dublin.

Whether you are visiting Dublin just for the weekend or you live locally,  put your green clothes on and have fun!

The entire city will be transformed into one huge party zone with a five-day festival March 15–19 that will ignite your sense of Irish pride – even if you are not Irish at all! 

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Iconic Cinemas in Dublin

January 01, 2018

 

Every city has cinemas but what makes Dublin ones any different? We are lucky enough to have some really iconic and unique cinema venues. You won’t find anything like them in Ireland.  You may be doing a dry January and have had enough of the nights out over Christmas. Having a night away in a 4 star Dublin city hotel and a night at an iconic cinema will make for the perfect winter weekend break.

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Winter Offers

December 01, 2017

 

We have some fabulous deals running at the moment.  Winter is a lovely time for a Dublin city break, as there are loads of markets, events and festive things to see and do. 

The below list of offers would be a lovely Christmas present for yourself or a loved one. 

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Halloween in Dublin

October 01, 2017

What’s on in Dublin for Halloween?


As many of you may know Halloween originated in Ireland around 2,000 years ago. 

It is a time of celebration and superstition. It originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, on October the 31st people would light bonfires and wear costumes to scare off ghosts. When Irish people emigrated to America they brought with them their beliefs and thus 'trick or treating' and the modern Halloween as we now know it evolved.  There is no better place to be on Halloween than our capital city, it's deep cultural history and dark past makes it the perfect setting for your spooky Halloween Break.

We have complied a list of things to do over the bank holiday weekend in this buzzing city of ours.

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Walking Routes in Dublin

September 01, 2017

Top walking routes in Dublin


Dublin has many green areas and walking paths and trails throughout the city which is brilliant for you walking enthusiasts. There is no better way to see a city than to walk around it, each park and space tells its own unique story.

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Upcoming Shows in the Bord Gais Energy Theatre

July 01, 2017

The Bord Gais Energy Theatre is located in Grand Canal Square in Dublin 2. The theatre is in operation since 2010 and since then it has entertained over half a million people each year. Whether you are a theatre buff or not you will enjoy a show at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre, there is such an array of shows to choose from throughout the year including ballets, comedy, concerts, opera, musicals and much more. The list is endless and there are shows to suit everyone. We are located very close to the theatre, you can reach it in 3 minutes by car or 8 minutes by foot.

We have created theatre packages which includes:

- Tickets to a show

- A delicious pre-show meal

- An overnight stay and a breakfast buffet 

- Free parking and Wi-Fi

 

 

Now you can easily book your entire theatre break in an instant. Check out the list of upcoming shows below.

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Sporty Activities in Dublin

May 03, 2017

Dublin has some amazing tourist attractions such as many whiskey tours, the Guinness Factory, Phoenix Park and the list goes on.

But we have found that not all tourists want to do the typical ‘attractions’ tours, they seek something different, something a little more adventurous. We have compiled a list of sporty activites for you to check out on your trip to Dublin.

 

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BBQ Season in Dublin

April 01, 2017

 As the evenings are getting longer and the summer is fast approaching, we have some exciting news! We are now hosting BBQ Parties at Grand Canal Hotel. 

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St. Patrick's Day Festival in Dublin

March 09, 2017

 

What better place to be than in our buzzing capital for St Patrick’s Day?  There’s a wide variety of events taking place across the city for 4 days – Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th March.
We can’t wait for this year’s festival, there is so much happening from outdoor cinemas, treasure hunts, historic walks, street music and much more. It’s going to be great craic!
We have compiled a list of the best things to do over the course of the festival.

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