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US Hotel Group Standard Hotels To Open Its First Hotel In Ireland

Published on Nov 15 2021 8:01 AM in Hotel tagged: Featured Post / Ballymore / Connolly Quarter / Standard Hotels / Dublin Arch

US Hotel Group Standard Hotels To Open Its First Hotel In Ireland

US hotel group Standard Hotels will open its first hotel in Ireland at Dublin Arch on the north side of the capital.

As reported by The Irish Times, the group's planned Dublin hotel is expected to open in 2025 and will have 200 rooms.

Standard Hotels Group Information

The Standard Hotels group is reportedly known for its unique design and central city locations as well as the celebrity clientele that frequent the hotels. The group reportedly has hotels in a number of cities including one near the High Line in New York city, where Madonna reportedly filmed a music video, London and Miami, and openings in Ibiza, Lisbon, Brussels and Milan are reportedly planned for the year ahead.

Standard International Chief Executive Statements

Standard International chief executive Amber Asher reportedly said that Dublin is a "fitting destination" for its brand, and, "The city has emerged into an incredibly vibrant technology and commercial hub, with an enormous amount to offer from historical, cultural, musical and culinary points of view. We are excited to partner with Ballymore to develop a new home for Dublin's creative community and a destination for locals and visitors alike."

The group reportedly has no plans at present to open another hotel in Ireland, but Asher reportedly has not ruled out subsequent openings.

Asher reportedly said, "We are always looking for opportunities to extend The Standard experience to new audiences and destinations, and Ireland has much to offer."

Dublin Arch Information

Dublin Arch, formerly known as the Connolly Quarter, is reportedly being developed by Irish group Ballymore as a mixed-use business and residential development. It is located adjacent to the capital's Connolly Station and bounded by Sheriff Street Lower, Commons Street and Oriel Street, reportedly extends to approximately 111,000 square metres and will reportedly include restaurants, community clubs, artists’ studios, office space and homes, as well as Ireland's first Standard Hotel.

Upon completion, it is reportedly expected that Dublin Arch will be home to over 5,000 people, and the project will reportedly create more than 1,000 jobs during its five years of construction.

Ballymore Chairman And Chief Executive Statements

Ballymore chairman and chief executive Sean Mulryan reportedly said that the Dublin Arch development highlights the group's commitment to Dublin's northeast inner city, and, "Attracting high-calibre commercial partners to this historic area was a key objective and I am thrilled that Standard Hotels have chosen to locate their first Irish hotel in Dublin Arch."

© 2021 Hospitality Ireland – your source for the latest industry news. Article by Dave Simpson. Click subscribe to sign up for the Hospitality Ireland print edition.

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