As the name would suggest the hotel is located alongside Dublin's Grand Canal in the city centre. All major attractions are within short walking distance. The spacious rooms have a contemporary décor and all include cable television and complimentary w-fi access. The hotel has a lively bar with extensive food menu, a handy coffee shop/sandwich bar in the lobby and a bistro-style restaurant. There is a gym and a limited number of complimentary secure car parking spaces. A very good city centre choice for access to all attractions, suitable for all tastes..Hotel Location
Located in the Ballsbridge area of Dublin, only 10 minutes from the city centre. (approx 1 km) . The nearest Metro (DART) station is a 1-minute walk away. (Station: 'Grand Canal Dock'). The property is also convenient to some of Dublins main attractions, such as the National Art Gallery, Trinity college, the Point Theatre and Lansdowne Road Stadium..Hotel Room
142 tastefully decorated and fully equipped rooms. All rooms are en-suite with multi-channel cable TV, in-house movies, steam iron and ironing board, wireless Internet access throughout the hotel, hair dryer and tea and coffee-making facilities. These are extremely comfortable and well-appointed rooms..Hotel Lobby
The lobby is modern, large and especially welcoming with helpful and friendly staff and plenty of space to relax in comfortable sofas..Grand Canal Hotel Exterior
A large, modern, purpose-built hotel, with no outstanding features..Grand Canal Hotel Area
Set on the Grand Canal, the hotel is just a 10-15 minute walk from Trinity College and Grafton Street in the very centre of Dublin. During your stay you can use Dublin's efficient public transport service, DART, which has a station at Grand Canal Dock, just one minute's walk from the hotel. By DART you can reach the seaside in only 20 minutes. The ferry port at Dun Laoghaire and Croke Park are also easily accessible by DART. RDS (Royal Dublin Society) and Lansdowne Road Station are only a 10 minute walk away. The Point Theatre is a 30 minute walk..Hotel Restaurant
The restaurant serves traditional Irish and European food in a modern setting and is called Epic. The food is of an extremely high standard. The Gasworks (contemporary Irish) bar gives our guests the perfect setting to enjoy a delicious meal, a cool beverage, a glass of wine, a coffee or something special from our cocktail menu. Furnished with luxurious couches and artwork throughout, it is the ideal location to relax after a day exploring Dublin. Canal Express, a the new coffee bar experience at the hotel, offers a wide range of speciality coffees, smoothies, pastries and gourmet sandwiches to eat in the relaxing ambience of our lobby or to take away..