When travelling to the capital city of Belfast, there is plenty of accommodation to suit all tastes and budgets. Most of the city’s places to stay are situated near the city centre, around Donegal Square. Here you can see the contrast between the newly redeveloped side of the city together with the Victorian elegance of the old part. The city itself is very compact and so much of the accommodation will be within walking distance of many of the attractions which are on offer.
We have listed below some of the best hotels in Belfast.
Stormont Hotel This luxury hotel, famed for its professional service, overlooks the beautiful gardens of Stormont castle and is just 4 miles from the centre. There are 110 luxurious rooms.
Europa Hotel Located in the heart of the city surrounded by the opera house and by the waterfront, this imposing building contains 240 stylish rooms, and is one of the most popular in the city.
Culloden Hotel This is another of the renowned hotels in Belfast city centre is seen by many as the most prestigious and unique hotels in the country, its boasts a great collection of antiques and paintings and beautiful views over the countryside.
As we move away from these prestigious hotels in Belfast there are three other hotels in the Hastings Hotel Group which is the largest independent group in the province all of which offer luxurious accommodation.
Ballygally Castle is located on the scenic Antrim coast only 26 miles from Belfast and close to Larne, the Ballygally Castle Hotel faces the soft, sandy beaches of Ballygally Bay. The Castle dates back to 1625 and is unique in that it is the only 17th Century building still used as a residence in Northern Ireland today. The hotel is reputedly haunted by a friendly ghost and brave guests can visit the ‘ghost room’ in one of the towers to see for themselves.
Slieve Donard Resort and Spa Hotel Nestling at the foot of the Mourne Mountains, the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa stands in six acres of private grounds, and is one of Northern Ireland’s most popular hotels. Following a recent major £15 million development, extension and refurbishment programme, this superbly maintained Victorian hotel is now home to one of Europe’s finest resort Spas.
The Everglades Hotel is a stylish first choice for visitors to Derry, Northern Ireland’s second City. Overlooking the River Foyle, with views across the hills to Donegal, this 4 star hotel provides a bright and comfortable welcome to the City of Derry, the lively cultural and heritage centre of the North West. The Everglades prides itself on its high standards of service, which many international guests have experienced again and again.