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Jurys Ballsbridge Hotel of Dublin Offers its Entire Contents at Auction on 17 August, 2007


July 17, 2007, Press Dispensary. Pro Auction of Bath announces an auction of the entire contents of Jurys Ballsbridge Hotel - Dublin's world-renowned four star establishment run by the Jurys Doyle Hotel Group – on 17 August, 2007, with a viewing on 15 and 16 August.

The event offers the hospitality industry an unrivalled opportunity to purchase the contents of this first class hotel at a fraction of new replacement cost. Items of particular note include the entire contents of the renowned Dubliner Bar, valuable furnishing of 400 luxury bedrooms and suites and Raglans Restaurant, Coffee Dock and the Library Lounge, plus the Grand Ballroom, and the Renvyle, Luna, Oregon, Sierra, Dawn and Sequoia conference rooms. The contents of lobbies, offices, modern fully equipped kitchens, together with crockery, cutlery, soft furnishings, boilers and generator, gymnasium, laundry equipment, housekeeping and back of house are included.

In total, there are over 2,300 lots - constantly upgraded to meet the requirements of a hotel of Jurys standing - included in the sale.

Mark Flynn of Pro Auction comments: “The auction allows small hotel chains to trade up when aspiring to Jurys Ballsbridge standards. It is possible for hoteliers to buy the entire contents of the bedrooms, or make purchases room by room, and recreate the ambience and good taste of this fine establishment.

"The sale affects all aspects of hospitality and catering as literally everything will be sold. This is the biggest auction sale of an entire hotel in Europe.”

The auction takes place at Jurys Ballsbridge Hotel, Pembroke Road, Dublin 4, Ireland, at 11am on 17 August via two rostrums. The auction will also be available via a live webcast. The viewing takes place from 8.30am-4.30pm on 15 and 16 August. Online bidding is possible through Catalogues are available by calling ჸ 1761 414000 or ꥙ (0) 1 638 2700. A €5.00 catalogue charge is payable on entry to the auction rooms, with proceeds donated to Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children in Crumlin.

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For further information, please contact:
Mark Flynn, Pro Auction
Tel: 01761 414000 / 07903 018331

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Mark Flynn
Tel: 01761 414000 / 07903 018331

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