Montrose Hotel contents for sale

An old black and white file picture of the late PV Doyle of Doyle Hotels whose first premises was the Montrose.

A bedroom in the Montrose Hotel: its entire contents are up for auction through Matthews Auction Rooms on Apr 27.

The Montrose, one of Dublin’s best known hotels, was opened in 1964 by legendary hotelier PV Doyle

Everything from chandeliers to duvets will come under the hammer when more than 3,500 lots from the Montrose Hotel in Donnybrook, Dublin, are auctioned next Saturday (Apr 27) at noon.

There are three large Waterford chandeliers on offer as well as two Empire-style chandeliers, 12 leather settees, 200 club and tub armchairs and more than 140 double beds and 100 single beds of high quality — all to be sold as new.

Also on offer are 40 gilded mirrors, more than 200 pairs of curtains and a solid mahogany brass bound and carved bar counter.

There is catering and conference equipment and the contents of the seven suites of the hotel. There is some Irish art, garden statuary, porter’s chairs, rugs, safes and even an antique cut stone wishing well from the bar.

The Montrose, one of Dublin’s best known hotels, was opened in 1964 by legendary hotelier PV Doyle. It was the first hotel in the Doyle Group. The no reserve sale will be conducted by Matthews Auctioneers. It is on view next Thursday and Friday from 11am to 5pm on each day.

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