Eastern Europe Destinations:
Western & Central Europe Destinations:
Car Hire/Flights/Travel Guide/Contacts:
Photo Galleries:
  Hotels in Belfast, Ireland
Belfast Travel Basics  by Milan Matchev

Located in Northern Ireland, Belfast is the capital and the largest urban area in that area. The city is situated on the Ireland's beautiful eastern coast and flanked to the northwest by a series of green rolling hills, including Cavehill, which is thought to be the inspiration behind "Gulliver's Travels" by Jonathan Swift. Belfast is located at the mouth of the Lagan River, which makes it an ideal port for shipbuilding and industry. The Titanic was built in Belfast in 1912, and the company that made it, Harland and Wolff, had the largest shipyard in the world.

But the city itself has an ancient history that began as early as the Bronze Age. The Giant's Ring, which is a 5000 year old henge, is located close to Belfast and the remains of Iron Age hill forts can be seen and visited in the hills that surround the city. Belfast was a small settlement during the Middle Ages, and John de Courcy built a castle on what is currently Castle Street in the 12th century. While it was not as fancy or large as Carrickfergus Castle to the north, it was still a beautiful place.... read more

Hotels in Ireland by County & Major City:

Return to Ireland Home Page
Search for more hotels in Belfast and surrounding areas
Ballygally Castle Hotel Belfast
Ideally located on the scenic Antrim coast only 20 miles from Belfast and 30 miles from Belfast International Airport, the first-class Ballygally Castle Hotel faces the soft, sandy beaches of Ballygally Bay and is an ideal base for touring. The hotel dates back to 1625 and is unique in that it is the only 17th Century building still used today as a residence in Northern Ireland, and has evolved down the centuries to become one of the Province's most enchanting hotels. Just a short drive from the Ballygally Castle Hotel, are the famous Nine Glens of Antrim. From Glenariff to Glendun, the views and walks along this unique coastline are second to none. Take time to travel along the north coast and visit the world famous Giant's causeway, the seaside resorts of Ballycastle and Portrush, or perhaps a quick trip to the Old Bushmills Distillery.
Best Western Wellington Park Hotel Belfast
The Best Western Wellington Park is a two-story contemporary structure located on Malone Road in the Belfast University area of Belfast, Ireland. Botanical gardens are located across the street. Lisburn Road, a renowned shopping area acclaimed for trendy cafes and designer outlets, the Ulster Museum and the Lyric Theater are within one kilometer. The Belfast City Airport is less than 10 kilometers from the hotel. Traditional Irish art pieces intensify the walls in the lobby of the Best Western Wellington Park. The Piper Bistro is the hotel's select restaurant and features a menu of modern British fare. High-speed Internet access is available in the lounge area. The hotel serves buffet-style breakfasts daily (surcharge). A tennis court is on site along with immediate access to an adjoining golf course. 
Culloden Hotel Belfast
Standing on the wooded slopes and overlooking the Belfast Lough and the County Antrim coastline is the magnificent and prestigious Culloden Hotel. Only 5 miles from the city center and 3 miles from Belfast International Airport, this property exudes tranquil opulence. Originally built as an official palace for the Bishops of Down, the Culloden stands on 12 acres of beautiful secluded gardens and woodlands. Palatial surroundings, fine antiques and the highest levels of personal service combine to give the Culloden a unique air of elegance.  The exclusive Elysium Spa offers a full range of health and leisure facilities and golfing enthusiasts can enjoy privileged tee-off times at Royal Belfast Golf Club. Enjoy fine dining in a warm and friendly atmosphere at the onsite Mitre Restaurant.
Europa Hotel Belfast
This international four-star hotel is superbly located in the heart of Belfast, only five miles from Belfast International Airport. The Europa Hotel is convenient to the business and commercial districts, and ideally positioned amongst Belfast's entertainment and shopping areas. The hotel is a 10-minute drive from all major motorways, ferry and air terminals, with a rail link next door. The Europa is the city's best-loved meeting place. This landmark hotel never fails to make a profound impression on every guest. Just step out of the Europa and you are within walking distance of the Grand Opera House, Waterfront Hall and Belfast's busy entertainment and shopping districts. Alternatively, why not take time out to drive one hour to the North Antrim Coast, and the world famous Giant's Causeway, or drive south towards Newcastle and the beautiful Mountains of Mourne
Jurys Inn Belfast
Located in the centre of Belfast on Fisherwick Place, right beside Belfast Opera House, Jurys Inn is one of the most popular Belfast Hotels. This hotel offers excellent value for money and is located right in the heart of the city, with a great selection of bar and restaurants all within easy walking distance.  Our spacious and comfortable rooms are all en-suite and can accommodate three adults, two adults and two children, or just one person in complete comfort. Jurys Inns Group are firmly committed to reducing the environmental impact of our hotel operations through pro-active environmental and social policies. 
Stormont Hotel Belfast
The Stormont Hotel is one of the most luxurious Belfast hotels, situated in the leafy suburbs only four miles from the City Centre, overlooking the landscaped gardens of Stormont Castle. This luxury hotel in Belfast Ireland is a convenient 15 minute drive from major motorways, and air, ferry and rail terminals. Guests can enjoy contemporary dining in the cosmopolitan atmosphere of La Scala bistro, or simply relax in the stylish lounge and reception area by the log burning fire.  Guests can also make use of the fitness suite within the hotel or enjoy complimentary use of the David Lloyd Centre nearby. There are many attractions within close proximity including the spectacular scenery of the Ards Peninsula and County Down, and over 20 golf courses.
Malmaison Hotel Belfast
Travelling to Belfast and looking for a stylish boutique hotel to stay in? Well, look no further. Malmaison Belfast is the answer Ė itís one of the hottest hotels around.  Offering a range of luxurious hotel rooms and elegant, opulent suites, Malmaison Belfast has everything you need. Built on a converted old seed warehouse, it combines history (offering original features such as iron pillars and beams) with the best of contemporary style. If youíre looking for a top boutique hotel in Belfast, itís unbeatable.  We also offer the best of eating and drinking in Belfast. Visitors will love our superb brasserie, which serves locally sourced, ethically produced ingredients, all delivered with passion and flair. And if youíre looking for the best bars in Belfast, you wonít be disappointed. We have a spectacular bar which provides a fabulous array of wines and some dangerously delicious cocktails.
Search for more hotels in Belfast and surrounding areas

Return to Ireland Home Page


Western & Central Europe

| Home Page | Andorra | Austria | Belgium | Cyprus | Denmark | England | Finland | France | Germany | GreeceIceland  | Ireland | Italy | Luxembourg | Malta | Monaco | Netherlands | Norway | Portugal | Scotland | Spain | Sweden | Switzerland| Wales |

Eastern Europe

 | Bosnia and Herzegovina | Bulgaria | Croatia | Czech Republic | Estonia | Hungary | Latvia | Lithuania | Macedonia | Poland | Romania | Russia | Slovak Republic | Slovenia | Ukraine | Yugoslavia |

Copyright ©  All Europe Accommodation

Latest update: May 10, 2010