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Category: Hotels & Hospitality


16,000 sq m four star Clayton hotel boasts 200 superb rooms with 14 dedicated suites and views of Galway’s famous Racecourse at Ballybrit. The brief was to create a hotel with a unique design style as a strategy to differentiate the hotel from others in Galway. The Clayton Hotel is located just 1km from the racecourse and on the main dual carriageway into Galway city centre. Bold use of simple geometries and the introduction of dramatic elements are evident throughout. The building by its nature and function is intended to add vitality and visible human activity to the area. The degree of transparency to the building signals the activity within, the reception area, bar, and function area have large glazed areas with varying degrees of transparency which are especially prominent at night when the building is illuminated.


Marcon Developments


Create a unique design


€40 million


Hotels & Hospitality


Hotel designed

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To design an iconic building on the Ring Road that forms a gateway to the City.

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