The four-star Talbot Hotel Group has announced the purchase of the Middleton Park Hotel in Cork, along with plans to invest €1 million into the property.
The Wexford based hotel group, which comprises of the Talbot Hotel Wexford, the Talbot Hotel Carlow and the Stillorgan Park Hotel in Dublin is owned by the Pettitt family which also owns the Pettitt's Supervalu supermarket group.
Managing director of the Talbot Hotel Group, Philip Gavin, said the Midleton is one of Cork's best known hotels.
"We are looking forward to working with all of the team at the Midleton Park and also on improving the hotel and taking it to the group's standard of four stars," he added.
“We are planning improvements for the function room, restaurant, bedrooms and lobby. We will commence with substantial investment in the wedding and conferencing facilities and we have some very exciting and elaborate plans which have already been designed.” The Midleton Park Hotel has 79 guest bedrooms, two executive suites and a presidential suite, conferencing and wedding facilities, as well as a gym and swimming pool along with a hotel spa.