Clarion Hotels Group

Business Rates Case Study

Business Rates
Clarion Hotels Group

Client Profile

Clarion Hotels is Ireland’s largest hotel company operating 6 hotels with 1,500 bedrooms countrywide.

Occupier Services Provided

  • Business Rates advice including appeals, revaluations, vacancy relief and rate demand audit.

Performance Highlights – Clarion Hotel South Dublin Revaluation

This is a modern purpose-built hotel incorporating 292 bedrooms/suites constructed in 2005 and extending to approximately 23,000 sq.m. It is located at Liffey Valley, approximately 13km south of Dublin City Centre.

The property was reassessed for rates as part of the South Dublin Revaluation in wherein a valuation of €3,250,000 was proposed. GVA Donal O Buachalla where instructed as rating advisers to make representations and appeals on behalf of the occupier.

GVA Donal O Buachalla successfully achieved a reduction to €3,000,000 at First Appeal Stage and to €2,183,000 on appeal to the Valuation Tribunal. This equated to an overall saving of approximately €181,390 per annum.

Other hotel and leisure clients

Hotel clients include Irish Hotels Federation and operators within the Hilton, Maldron, Carlton, Clarion, Travelodge and Radisson groups as well as many non-branded operators.