Work Continues on €40 Million Portobello Hotel.

Detailed design and site construction are expected to commence imminently to further develop a €40m Hotel Development located at Portobello Harbour in Dublin 8.

The 178-bedroom hotel development will span 6 storeys in height and feature a bar, restaurant, gym, meetings rooms, and a business library. The boutique hotel will feature a nighttime venue with live music and DJs. The scheme will be occupied by Nyx hotel, which is owned by Jurys Inn Hotel Group.

Talking to The Sunday Independent, Jason Carruthers, managing director of Jurys Inn and Fattal Hotels in the UK and Ireland, which operates the Nyx brand in Ireland, said that Portobello will “work very, very well for a boutique lifestyle brand.”

The project involved the demolition of the existing Portobello Harbour House building and a light industrial warehouse. Situated along the canal, on Portobello harbour, the site is within 5 minutes walk of Camden Street and Iveagh Gardens.

Full Project Details:

Project Name: Nyx Hotel at Portobello Harbour.

Site Location: 17 Portobello Harbour and Portobello College, Portobello Harbour, Dublin 8, Co. Dublin

Stage: On-site with detailed design commencing.

Planning Documents: Dublin County Council – An Bord Pleanála 

Planning Authority: Dublin City Council

Ref no: 4284/17

Floor Area: 5775 m2

Site Area: 0.13 hectares

Bedrooms: 178

Storeys: 6

Architectural Visualisation of Portobello Hotel - 3D Design Bureau
Architectural Visualisation of Portobello Hotel – 3D Design Bureau

Development Team:

Developer – Jurys Inn Hotel Group Limited is situated in city centres across the UK, Ireland, and the Czech Republic.

Architect – John Fleming Architects were established in 1994, John Fleming Architects (JFA) has developed a diverse body of creative work. This work includes private one-off residential, multi-unit residential, commercial, hospitality/leisure, and retail projects, as well as student residences and large-scale master planning exercises.

Planning Consultants – John Spain Associates was established in 1996 by John Spain. Based in heart of Dublin’s central business district with associate offices in London, Manchester, and Leeds in the United Kingdom. They a wide range of professional services throughout Ireland in the areas of planning, development, and environment.

Consulting Engineer: BDP is a major international, interdisciplinary practice of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists.

Conservation Engineer: ARC Consultants is a multi-disciplinary consultancy working in the areas of environment, design, and development. 

Demolition Contractor: LyMar Contracts Ltd is a progressive rapidly expanding construction company based in Clare and Limerick.

Occupier: NYX Hotel is owned by Jurys Inn Hotel Group.

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