Hotel puts down Marker in Grand Canal Dock

When The Marker finally opens, it will end a hugely drawn-out development saga typical of the Celtic tiger, writes Philip Connolly.

30th March, 2013
Charlie Sheil, general manager, The Marker: 'The design of the hotel was superb from day one.' Photo: maura hickey

It has been a while coming, but Dublin's newest hotel will officially open its doors to the public on Tuesday as The Marker becomes the latest addition to the burgeoning Grand Canal Dock area.

After ten months of work and over €130 million worth of investment, the striking white building on Grand Canal Square will be the first new hotel to open in the capital in well over a year.

As the opening approaches, there...

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