Welcome to Grand Canal Hotel

The perfect choice of accommodation in Dublin City Centre

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Get your trip off to a brilliant start by staying in Grand Canal Hotel in Dublin. Dublin is the capital of Ireland with a population of 527,612 people. It is filled with historical sites, shops and a vast array of trendy bars and restaurants. 

Our hotel is a twenty minute drive from Dublin airport and just a stone’s throw from Dublin City Centre. The Grand Canal Hotel is the perfect choice when staying in Dublin.  We offer guests complimentary parking and Wi-Fi.

If you are planning on touring Ireland our hotel is ideally located to public transport links. The hotel is across from Grand Canal Dock DART Station which gives you direct access to all areas in Dublin, north and south including Dublin's gorgeous coastal towns, the main Hueston Train Station is a bus ride away giving you easy access to the rest of Ireland. There are also brilliant bus services in Dublin. Grafton Street shopping district and Trinity College are just a 15 minute walk while The Dublin Convention Centre and the 3 Arena are within a 20 minute walk. Cars can be rented from the airport or many rental agencies including one just a 10 minute walk from our hotel, see here for more details

Our highly trained and friendly staff will ensure that you have the perfect stay with us. 



Stay at the Grand Canal Hotel in Dublin City and feel at home away from home!

We have a selection of double & twin bedded bedrooms, a range of deluxe rooms and two luxurious suites for you to choose from.

The Grand Canal Hotel bedrooms are equipped with soft & comfy beds, a spacious work desk, coffee machines, complimentary high speed Wi-Fi and interactive smart televisions.

We also have the convenience of an ATM in our hotel lobby.

Book of Kells 

Interested in Irish heritage? The Book of Kells Exhibition is a must-see on the itinerary of all visitors to Dublin. Located in Trinity College Dublin which is a 15 minute walk from our hotel, the famous exihibtion will bring you back to the 18th century, when the spectacular Old Library building was constructed and which displays the Book of Kells.


National Botanic Gardens

A beautiful garden 9.5 hectares in size in a sight not to be missed when in Dublin. It rests on the south bank of the Tolka River, you will see many stunning flowers, bedding, a large pond and rare decorative plants.  It is a truely magical place. There are daily tours available. Click here for more information.

Phoenix Park 

Phoenix Park at 707 hectares (1752 acres), is a historic landscape of international importance and it's Ireland's equivalent to Central Park in New York.  It was originally established as a Royal deer park in the 17th century.  It is a beautful park for a walk or to lay on the grass and relax, you might even see a few deers. For further detailed information please click here.

Guinness Storehouse

Guinness Storehouse

Dublin is the home of Guinness, visit the Guiness Storehouse during your trip. 

Guinness Storehouse

Exploring Ireland?

Discover the magic of Ireland's Ancient East. Over 5,000 years of history are embedded in the lush green meadows, bustling towns and rugged stone monuments.  See stunning beaches and use the map only as a guide, stop off where you want and discover hidden magical gems of Ireland's East.

Take a trip down the West coast of Ireland to experience rugged coastlines, friendly people and the peace and quiet of rural Ireland. 

The Wild Atlantic Way is becoming one of Ireland's most travelled routes, it starts in a cute fishing town in Cork called Kinsale in Cork and continues all along the west coast to Donegal. The sights you will see are simply breath-taking, stop off at The Cliffs of Moher and take a boat trip around the cliffs, this gives you the most spectacular view. 

There are endless sights to see in Ireland, get your trip off to the best start by staying at the Grand Canal Hotel, where the welcome is always warm. 

Exploring Ireland?

What our guests say

"The most friendly and helpful staff I ever met in an Irish hotel"
"Excellent service with friendly, helpful staff. Great location by the canal and a short walk to town."
"Hotel was spotless, staff we’re brilliant and food was amazing! If booking make sure to book direct with the hotel it includes parking and breakfast if you need those it makes a good saving, I would stay at this hotel again but I did find it..."
"Stayed at the weekend for a concert in 3arena, hotel staff were very helpful and polite, we got a complimentary free upgrade as someone in our group was celebrating a birthday.. hotel rooms were spotless... would definitely stay again "
"I stayed at the Grand Canal Hotel at the end of February for one night, from the moment that I pulled up to the hotel in the car I was very impressed. Its on a good site near the docks area of Dublin and as its on a man road its very easy to..."