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Hotels

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Under the Tourist Traffic Acts 1939 - 2016 any tourism business calling themselves a hotel must be registered with Fáilte Ireland.

New Hotel Regulations 2016

The Minister has signed the Registration and Renewal of Registration Regulations for Hotels 2016; the commencement date is 1 August 2016.

New Hotel Classification Criteria

Following on from the Registration and Renewal of Registration Regulations for Hotels 2016, the hotel classification criteria has been revised as prescribed under Section 39 of the Tourist Traffic Act.

In order to comply with the Registration and Renewal of Registration Regulations for Hotels 2016, Hotels must attain, at a minimum, the registered approved minimum entry level requirements. If a Hotel wishes to be classified from 2 Star to 5 Star then it must meet each of the criteria relevant to that classification.

The new classification criteria officially commence on 13 March 2017.

Who to contact

For more advice, please contact our dedicated service provider.

Phone: 1890 697000
qualityassurance@failteireland.ie

Tourist Traffic Acts

Under Irish law, our role in quality assurance means that Fáilte Ireland has certain responsibilities in relation to the registration and grading of Irish tourist accommodation.

How can I renew my approval?

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