Budget hotel operator easyHotel has acquired a site at the corner of Benburb Street and Wood Lane in Smithfield of Dublin 7 on which it intends to develop its first venue in the Republic of Ireland.
According to The Irish Independent, the site, for which easyHotel paid €9 million, currently has planning permission for a 96-bedroom hotel, but EasyHotel intends to apply for an expansion of the existing planning permission to allow for the development of a 130-bedroom property.
The company is expected to spend a total of €18 million on the hotel's development.
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