Irish Hotel Operator Announces Hard Rock Deal In The Netherlands

By Robert McHugh
Irish Hotel Operator Announces Hard Rock Deal In The Netherlands

Ireland’s largest hotel operator, Dalata Hotel Group has agreed contracts with Zien Group, to acquire the entire issued share capital of American Hotel Exploitatie BV, which holds the operational lease of the Hard Rock Hotel Amsterdam American.

The hotel will be Dalata’s first hotel in the Netherlands and the second hotel in continental Europe.

In a statement, the group said the acquisition is in line with the Group’s ambition to establish a presence in large commercially attractive European cities.

Clayton Hotel Amsterdam American

In cooperation with Zien Group and Hard Rock Hotels, Dalata has commenced arrangements for the transfer of the company into the Group and briefings have already commenced with the hotel’s employees.


Dalata said contracts are expected to exchange and complete in early October and Dalata will immediately commence operating the hotel as the Clayton Hotel Amsterdam American.

Central District

The hotel consists of 173 bedrooms, a ground floor lobby, a Café and a Bar.

The 4-star hotel is centrally located in Amsterdam on the corner of Leidsekade Canal and Leisesplein Square, Amsterdam’s central district of culture and entertainment.

Dalata Hotel Group

Dalata Hotel Group was founded in August 2007 and is Ireland’s largest hotel operator, with a growing presence in the UK and continental Europe.

The Group’s portfolio comprises 52 three and four-star hotels with 11,239 rooms and a pipeline of over 1,100 rooms.


Clayton And Maldron Brand

Dalata currently has 31 owned hotels, 18 leased hotels and three management contracts.

It operates Ireland’s two largest hotel brands, the Clayton and the Maldron Hotels.