Premier Inn Hotel

Last Update: 26 Jun 2016 | General Update

  • Address: 1 - 3 Donegall Street, Belfast, BT1 1XY
  • Use: Hotel
  • Additional Uses: Restaurant
  • Units: 171
  • Floors: 6
  • Cost: £12,000,000
  • Planning Status: Approved
  • Project Status: Completed
  • Start Date: March 2007
  • Completion Date: September 2008
  • Developer:

    Corner Blok Ltd

  • Architect:

    Colin Conn Architecture

  • Contractor:

    Patton Construction

  • M & E Contractor:

    Sharpe Group

  • Project Manager:

    Buro Happold

  • Quantity Surveyor:


  • Scaffolding:

    Leck Scaffolding

  • Structural Engineer:

    Albert Fry Associates

A 6-storey, 171 bedroom hotel building comprising the facade of two buildings dating from 1867 and 1876. The modern block sits over an underground car-park and is linked at first floor over Warehouse Lane.

The hotel was developed by Corner Blok Ltd which paid £1.25m to enter into a 999 year lease in 2006 with the Laganside Corporation. The building was leased to Premier Inn which opened on 6th October 2008.

In May 2011 Corner Blok Ltd was placed into administration by Bank of Scotland Ireland. In December 2013 CBRE Global Investors purchased the building for £9.25m


No. 1 Donegall Street was a four-storey building designed by Thomas Jackson & Son and built 1867 – 1872.

No. 3 Donegall Street was a four-storey building designed by William Hastings and built 1876.