Commercial Property

Boost for O’Connell Street with new developments and hotels

More than 1,000 hotel bedrooms have come on stream in and around O’Connell Street in Dublin, while the 310-bedroom Motel One is due to open this year

It is hoped that an increased pace of development on the street will help to revive the area’s fortunes

The outlook for O’Connell Street in Dublin appears to be picking up thanks to new developments on the street itself, as well as a number of new hotels in the pipeline for the area between Gardiner Street and Capel Street.

Research by Savills shows that 1,101 bedrooms have been added to the stock in the immediate hinterland of O’Connell Street, most of which were in new hotels or aparthotels.

In addition, the 310-bedroom Motel One ...