• Client: Gallico Developments
  • Architect: Murray O’Laoire
  • Quantity Surveyor: Eamon Traynor and Co.
  • Duration: 18 months
  • Contract value: €50M
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The project comprised of a hotel tower on a two-storey plinth accommodating:

  • 160 bedrooms
  • Two restaurants
  • A bar
  • A generous foyer
  • A function room
  • Meeting/seminar rooms
  • A spa and leisure centre
  • Ancillary service areas

The majority of the shared public spaces, including the hotel foyer, restaurant and function room, are located in the two-storey plinth. The basement of the building accommodates a spa and leisure centre comprising changing areas, treatment areas, a tepidarium and an extensive retail area offering pedicure and manicure services. A number of the treatment rooms are expressed as copper boxes and dramitically cantilevered into a double-height pool hall. Both the spa and leisure centre with swimming pool benefit from high class, durable materials such as granite, limestone, glass mosaic tiles and solid oak.