High profile property developer submits plans to convert home into hotel in Dublin


A high profile property developer in Dublin has submitted plans to transform his home into a new 20-bed boutique hotel.

Harry Crosbie, who founded the city’s Point music venue which is now the O2, is looking to convert his home on Hanover Quay into a four-storey, four-star boutique hotel called Number 9.

Plans have been submitted under Crosbie’s company Basin Holdings Ltd and if given the go ahead, the new development will open next summer.

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The new hotel would have a 6,000 sq ft bar overlooking the water and is to be designed by architect Jonathan Walsh of RKD.

Crosbie also intends to build a two-bedroom apartment above the hotel where he will live with his wife Rita.

The couple moved into the 18th Century warehouse 27 years ago when the area was a derelict wasteland.

Crosbie is known for building Dublin’s Point theatre and also founded the Bord Gais Energy Theatre and restored the Clarence Hotel with U2.

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