Premier Inn To Open New Venue In Dublin

By Dave Simpson
Premier Inn To Open New Venue In Dublin

Whitbread's Premier Inn hotel chain has reportedly received permission to open a 229-bedroom hotel on O'Connell Street in Dublin.


According to The Irish Times, the company acquired the site in the Clerys Quarter in August of 2022 for €21.8 million last August, and Dublin City Council has now permitted Whitbread subsidiary PI Hotels and Restaurants Ireland Ltd to open nine-storey venue with 229 bedrooms on the site.

Capel Street Aparthotel

As also reported by The Irish Times, separately, City ID Capel Limited has been denied permission by Dublin City Council to alter plans for a 142-bed hotel on Capel Street to turn the planned venue into an aparthotel.

Luxe Mount Congreve Gardens Gate Lodge Launches

The above news follows recent news that the Georgian Gate Lodge at Mount Congreve Gardens in Co. Waterford has been redeveloped to offer a two-bedroom venue in the midst of the 70 acres of gardens.

The detached five-bay single-storey gate lodge that dates back to 1775.


The living space features an antique bio-ethanol stove, an 18th-century French day-bed accompanied by classic wing-back velvet armchairs, a frame smart TV and a gin bar.

The two double bedrooms feature original Louis XVI beds, while a galley kitchen offers direct access to a private garden and a patio featuring a barbeque and garden furniture.

The Mount Congreve Gate Lodge is available for adult-only bookings from mid-April onwards, and renovations of further estate cottages and apartments are also planned.

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