Staff at the five-star Conrad hotel on Earlsfort Terrace in Dublin were subjected to a terrifying ordeal overnight after three males armed with knives threatened staff and stole a sum of money.
Gardaí in Pearse Street Garda Station are investigating the robbery which took place at 1am.
The raiders threatened two workers and locked them into a room during the robbery, according to irishmirror.ie, which added that Irish Independent reporter Cathal McMahon told RTE Morning Ireland:
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"Staff were ordered to open the safe but were unable to do so as it was time-locked.
"The raiders fled with a sum of money, believed to be around €300, from a cash till float."
None of the staff are reported to have been injured during the robbery.