Cliste Hospitality To Expand Portfolio In Northern Ireland

By Robert McHugh
Cliste Hospitality To Expand Portfolio In Northern Ireland

Cliste Hospitality recently announced the acquisition of Radisson Blu Hotel, Belfast, in partnership with Warren Private.

The hotel will be rebranded temporarily as the Gasworks Hotel and will undergo a £3.5 million (€4.0 million) refurbishment over the coming months.

Belfast City Center

The Gasworks Hotel, formerly Radisson Blu Hotel, Belfast, is located in the Gasworks district of Belfast, just off the Ormeau Road.

The hotel has 120 bedrooms, a bar, restaurant and extensive conference facilities, and is within walking distance of Belfast city centre.


This investment in the hotel will include a complete refurbishment of the hotel reception, bar and restaurant, conference facilities and guest bedrooms.


Following this investment, the Gasworks Hotel will partner with InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) when the hotel becomes part of its voco brand.

Cliste Hospitality is planning to enhance its appeal to both domestic and international travellers.

'Exceptional Service'

"Working closely with the very experienced, long-serving employees at the hotel, the Cliste Hospitality team is looking forward to continuing to deliver exceptional service to both regular and first-time guests," said Paul Fitzgerald, CEO of Cliste Hospitality.

"All current employees will be offered the opportunity to continue with the business, and all room reservations and events booked will be fully honoured.”

The Gasworks Hotel

Cliste Hospitality is already a leading hotel operator in the Republic of Ireland, with 13 hotels under the iNUA Collection brand.


Other hotels in The iNUA Collection owned or managed by Cliste Hospitality include the Dublin One Hotel, the five-star Muckross Park Hotel & Spa in Killarney and Radisson Blu Hotels in Cork, Limerick, Athlone & Sligo.

The acquisition of the Gasworks Hotel is Cliste Hospitality’s first hotel investment in Northern Ireland.

'Expansion Plans'

“Warren Private is delighted to have completed the acquisition of the former Radisson Hotel in Belfast, our second joint venture with Cliste Hospitality," said David Kelleher, principal at Warren Private.

“We look forward to the refurbishment and rebranding of the hotel as The Gasworks Hotel, Belfast, and to continuing our support of Cliste Hospitality in its expansion plans.”