US Ascend Hotel Collection, part of Choice Hotels International, has acquired The Gibson Hotel Dublin.
The group, which owns 108 luxury independent hotels in North America and Europe, also acquired a second property Lindenwarrah at Milawa, Australia.
"Ascend Hotel Collection continues to gain prominence as it grows internationally," Choice Hotels International SVP upscale brands Michael Murphy.
"The Collection offers hoteliers and guests the best of both worlds – a unique, upscale experience coupled with the backing of one of the world’s largest hospitality franchisors."
Since the beginning of this year, Ascend Hotel Collection has opened 38 hotels.