Plans for 142-room hotel on Capel Street scaled back

City Id, which acquired a site on Capel Street last year with planning permission for a 142-bedroom hotel, is changing its plans to include aparthotels instead

163-165 Capel Street: site will now become a 105-unit aparthotel instead of a 142-bedroom hotel. Picture: Fergal Phillips

City ID, the Dutch hospitality group, is scaling back its planned tourist accommodation block on Capel Street in Dublin city centre.

Last year, the firm acquired a derelict site on Capel Street located beside Jack Nealon's pub. The site was sold to the Dutch group with planning permission in place for a 142-bedroom hotel which had been granted in 2020.

City ID, which has taken over the site, has applied to make changes to those ...