1,500+ New Hotel Rooms In Dublin Opening in First Quarter of 2022

A spate of new hotels with big brand names are due to open in Dublin City Centre in the next few months, adding more than 1,500 bedrooms to the city’s hotel stock. They include Staycity, Hampton by Hilton, Travelodge Plus, Motel One and EasyHotel.

New Hotels opening in Dublin 2022 

Staycity Apartotel – Mark Street, Dublin 2 

The first hotel of the new year will be the Staycity Apartotel, at Mark Street, just off Pearse Street, opening on 1 January, 2022. The 142-bed apartment-style property will offer studio and one-bed apartments with fully-equipped kitchenettes, living and dining spaces. The property will have 24-hour reception, well-equipped fitness room, on-site guest laundry and Staycafé selling breakfast, snacks and hot and cold drinks. 

Staycity 12-17 Mark Street, Dublin D02 EP98. 

Staycity Apartotel – Tivoli Square, Francis St. Dublin 8 

This 246-bed hotel will be opening on 31 January in the most historic area of Dublin, the Liberties. It is built on the site of the former much-loved Tivoli Theatre, hence the name. It is also opposite the Victorian Iveagh Market, due to be renovated as a food market and dining experience in Dublin. The Apartotel will be ideal for those staying longer in the city. Rooms will have kitchenettes, living, dining and work spaces with complimentary highspeed Wifi. A third Staycity Apartotel is due to open on Townsend Street in the spring.

Francis Street, Dublin 8. 

Hampton by Hilton – Four Courts, Chancery Street, Dublin 7 

The Hilton brand is known worldwide and the Hampton by Hilton is the three-star brand in the Hilton Family. The 249-bed hotel is on the site of River House, familiar to people as the former Motor Taxation Office. Reasons to stay in the Hampton will include free wi-fi, free breakfast, business centre and fitness area. Guests will also be able to use HiltonHonors points in this hotel. The Hampton by Hilton will be opening on 2 March, 2022.

Chancery Street, Dublin 7. 

The Samuel – North Wall, Dublin 1 

In February the 200-bed Samuel Hotel will open. This stylish four-star hotel overlooking the River Liffey will be operated by Dalata Hotels. In the heart of the International Financial Centre (IFSC) it is minutes from the Convention Centre and the 3Arena. It is part of the Ronan Group Spencer Place Campus and will have Salesforce EMEA HQ as neighbours. 

Spencer Place, Dublin 1.   

Motel One – Liffey Street, Upper and Middle Abbey Street, Dublin 1. 

The biggest hotel to open in Dublin in 2022 is the 310-bed German owned Motel One on the corner of Liffey Street Upper and Middle Abbey Street. Though no exact date has been mentioned yet, by appearance it should be opening quite soon, probably by the summer. Motel One are operators of high quality affordable three-star hotels, with 73 properties in 10 European Countries. It is being developed by Fitzwilliam Real Estate. 

Travelodge Plus – Townsend Street

Another hotel opening in January is the 393-bed Travelodge Plus Dublin City on Townsend Street, Dublin 2. It was due to open in the final quarter of 2021. It is called a Travelodge Plus as 160 SuperRooms will have enhanced facilities such as Lavazza coffee machines and Raindance showers.

Townsend Street, Dublin 2.

Easyhotel – Benburb Street, Dublin 7 

The bright orange Easy logo is well-known around the world from the tailfin of planes to the side of cars and now on Benburb Street in Dublin where the first Easyhotel in the Republic of Ireland will open with 160 rooms. The site was acquired in 2018 but the pandemic has delayed the construction. However, judging by the progress on the site in recent months, expect the hyper-budget hotel to open before the end of the year. 

Joan Scales
Joan has been writing about travel and tourism for many years principally for The Irish Times and lately for travel2ireland. Joan has appeared many times on television and radio talking about the business of travel and all its component strands. She is also a public speaker and has appeared at many international conventions and conferences.

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