18 May 2022

New K Club owners offer hotel to Government to battle coronavirus

No agreement reached yet with HSE

New K Club owners offer hotel to Government to battle coronavirus

Straffan hotel offer

The new owners of the K Club have offered the hotel at the club to the Government and the Health Service Executive (HSE).

A spokesperson for the K Club said nothing has been agreed with the HSE yet and the offer has been made in that context. 

In a statement, the K Club said: “It is clear now that there is no defined period for when the current pandemic will pass. With this in mind, the owners of The K Club have decided that, in the national interest and in the interest of the local community, they are making the hotel at The K Club available to the Government and to the HSE. The hope is that its location and setting will make life a little more comfortable for the emergency staff, first responders and citizens who may need it during this time.”

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 The spokesperson referred to the Taoiseach’s core message that “we are all in this together.” 

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They concluded: “Once this crisis has passed, the owners and management of The K Club look forward to welcoming the public back to this iconic estate with its world-class 5-star service.”





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