Held in The Galmont Hotel in Galway on Monday 8th April, The Savoy Hotel, Limerick City’s only 5-star hotel was the winner of two awards at the third annual Irish Hotel Awards. The Savoy Hotel, Limerick was awarded The Great Irish Breakfast and Business & Conference Hotel of the Year.
General Manager Damien Harnett is delighted with the two Irish Hotel Awards for The Savoy Hotel, Limerick. “We were delighted to win twice at awards which are all about celebration and recognition of excellence,” says Damien. “Congratulations to all our talented and hardworking team who we could not have achieved these awards without. The Savoy Hotel, Limerick is a special place to visit and I’m very proud of these achievements”.
Renowned in Limerick for their exceptional customer service and hospitality skills, the Limerick Savoy collection operates the five-star Savoy Hotel, the iconic Hamptons Bar & Grill and Da Vincenzo, the authentic Italian restaurant, The George Hotel, named ‘Best Boutique Hotel of the Year in Ireland’ at the 2018 Irish Hotel Awards and who celebrated 10 years in business in 2017, Savoy Space hi-tech offices and Alex Findlater Food & Wine Hall which includes The Grill Room Restaurant, an oyster and seafood bar, a wine cellar and food and wine hall over an impressive 18,000 sq. ft.
Exciting times are set to continue in 2019 and beyond with planning permission granted early in 2019 which will see The Savoy extend into the neighbouring historic Mill building at the Henry Street and Shannon Street junction, creating 75 construction jobs in the process and a multi-million euro investment from the Savoy Group.
With 25 new permanent jobs to be created within the hotel, the development will include 35 new bedrooms bringing The Savoy Hotel’s number of bedrooms to 129. In addition to the bedrooms the new extension will include commercial units at ground level, including a European-style Brasserie style restaurant.