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Tel code: 028 90 | code search
Postcode: BT1 | code search
Population: 267500
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Tara Lodge
"Good Points: Nice rooms, very comfortable bed, good breakfast, free parking and accessible to restraunts. Bad Points: Noisy neighborhood because of college students. Late night partyers. Street unattractive due to empty ..." More

Park Plaza Belfast
"Good Points: Leaving the next morning! Bad Points: Here goes:- The ensuite bathroom was a disabled facility. The toilet valve was making such loud noises when filling with water, it ..." More

Tara Lodge
"Good Points: Staff were very helpful the rooms were in good order clean & tidy. Reception were very informative & helpful. The breakfasts were excellant & when my mother arrived ..." More

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"Catch it while you can! Belfast's most recent tourist attraction is a Big Wheel, similar to the London Eye. But the Belfast version, spinning beside the City Hall, is only ..." More

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Belfast is the capital of Northern Ireland, and the second largest city in Ireland after Dublin. There isn’t a city that has worked harder to put the troubles of its past behind it, and after major redevelopment in the area, Belfast now has an excellent variety of attractions and activities to offer its visitors which nestle in between some wonderful historical buildings and modern venues to ensure that there is something to entertain everyone in the family.

Being next to the mouth of the River Lagan and at the end of the long natural inlet of Belfast Lough, made Belfast the ideal location for the shipbuilding industry that it’s famous for. The world's largest dry dock is located here, and the giant cranes, Samson and Goliath, of the Harland and Wolff shipyard, who built the Titanic in 1912, can be seen from miles away. Whilst we’re on the subject of things that can be seen from afar, Belfast also contains the tallest building in Ireland. Windsor House stands at 80 metres (262 ft) and has twenty-three floors.

Not quite so tall, but with an impressive CV of its own is the landmark Waterfront Hall which is a concert hall and exhibition centre, chiefly used for classical instrumental performances. The dome of the building is coated in copper which in time will eventually turn green and reflect the 53 metre dome of Belfast City Hall and other Victorian buildings in the city centre. The Grand Opera House was completed in 1895, and after being bombed several times has been restored to its former glory and plays host to a variety of performing arts as does The Ulster Hall. For some of Belfast’s oldest and grandest buildings go to the Cathedral Quarter, and if all that heritage and culture proves to be thirsty work, then drop in at the the ornately decorated Crown Liquor Saloon in Great Victoria Street – it’s notable as being the only bar owned by the National Trust - the panels used in the restaurant on the first floor were meant for Brittanic, the sister ship of the Titanic.
After all that history, you might want to come back to the modern age with a trip to the new Odyssey Complex. This multi-faceted, incredible venue is home to The Arena – Ireland's biggest indoor stadium, with a capacity of 10,000, which hosts concerts and sporting events such as Belfast Giants matches; W5 –the highly acclaimed science exhibition demonstrating the powers of science; The Pavilion – which contains a whole host of bars, restaurants, nightclubs and the Sheridan IMAX – the first 3D IMAX in Northern Ireland, which has screened among other things Titanic and Ghosts of the Abyss. Without a doubt – something for everyone.

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Places to Stay near Belfast

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Portpatrick Hotel (36.68 miles)

Portpatrick Hotel
Standing in a commanding position, high on the Galloway Cliffs, The Portpatrick Hotel is magical and the vistas are unspoilt offering some of the most spectacular views in Britain.

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Dunskey Guest House (36.89 miles)

Dunskey Guest House
Gareth and Teresa Cole look forward to welcoming you to the Dunskey Guest House in Portpatrick, a family run guest house within walking distance of Portpatrick’s harbour, restaurants, pubs and shops. We are also the ... More | visit website
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Fernhill Hotel (36.89 miles)

Fernhill Hotel

With breath taking views over the village and harbour of the picturesque village of Portpatrick, Fernhill Hotel is the best place in the area to relax and enjoy the fantastic views, play the superb golf ... More | visit website

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Knockinaam Lodge (37.85 miles)

Knockinaam Lodge
In a romantic position at the foot of a wooded glen and sheltered by cliffs, this impressive Victorian house has furnishings that are bright, tasteful and luxurious. It stands in 30 acres of gardens and ... More | visit website
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Tigh Na Mara Hotel (41.44 miles)

Tigh Na Mara Hotel

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Tigh na Mara Hotel boasts an enviable location, situated within a stone's throw of a beautiful stretch of unspoilt, sandy beach. This area features some of Scotland’s most spectacular coastline ... More

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Torrs Warren Country House Hotel (41.53 miles)

Torrs Warren Country House Hotel

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A quiet family run hotel ideal for the ferry to Ireland or exploring the Rhins in the southwest of Scotland. We have a licensed bar and restaurant and all the ... More

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The Swan Inn (41.75 miles)

The Swan Inn
The Swan Inn offers the perfect place to stay when in Stranraer. Centrally located in Sheuchan Street, opposite the excellent Agnew Park with great views across Loch Ryan, located only 3 minutes drive from the ... More | visit website
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Marine House Hotel (41.77 miles)

Marine House Hotel

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Jim & Fiona Wood welcome you to the Marine House Hotel website. Our well furnished and decorated hotel is in the town of Stranraer, in the southwest of Scotland. We ... More

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Fernlea Guest House (41.85 miles)

Fernlea Guest House

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Close to Stranraer’s town centre and ferry port, this charming family-run bed and breakfast is housed in an attractive, stone-built Victorian property, boasting fine original woodwork and ceilings. With just 3 rooms, ... More

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Cross Haven Guest House (41.87 miles)

Cross Haven Guest House

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Mick and Gayle Holmes guarantee you a warm welcome on your arrival at Cross Haven. It is a beautiful Victorian villa refurbished by us to a high standard. Formerly a ... More

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