Commercial Property

Checking in on the state of the hotel sector in Dublin

Global uncertainty and a spike in construction cost inflation have some experts suggesting Dublin’s hotel market may have to cool its heels or opt for ‘leaner’ boutique-style lodgings

Motel One Motel on Abbey Street, which is due to open within the next 12 months and will have 310 bedrooms

Ireland’s hotel sector made a strong recovery last year, emerging from a turbulent two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Boosted by a pent-up appetite for travel and a strong line-up of scheduled events, visitor numbers thrived.

While demand for hotel bedrooms continues to remain strong and new international operators continue to enter the Irish market, experts differ on the outlook for the hotel bedroom development pipeline.

Paul Mitchell of consultants Mitchell McDermott (MM) said ...