Posted by simon On February - 18 - 2013

Travelling in Belfast needs some planning to enjoy your stay in this vibrant city in Northern Ireland. The city welcomes millions of tourists per year and in the peak seasons of spring and summer, accommodations can be quite difficult to avail, not to mention expensive. To guide you on the best place to stay for your upcoming visit to Belfast, get a glimpse of what each type of accommodation can offer you.


Staying in hotels in Belfast is good choice if you want to enjoy the luxury of a far-away vacation in the city centre. Belfast City is one compact city; you can literally go to places just by walking. The best hotels in town are located at the heart of the entire buzz, with nearby restaurants, clubs, pubs, tourist attractions, shopping centres, historic buildings and more. Choose from the various hotels in the city depending on your budget. Classifications range from two stars to five stars.

Guest Houses
Guest houses in Belfast are popular among many tourists who want to experience a more personal accommodation. These houses are either refurbished or remodelled to suit any traveller’s needs. Usually, the owner resides nearby and some provide a Bed & Breakfast kind of service to their guests. For those who get very lonely when travelling to far places, guest houses add a personal touch to everything, providing a homely atmosphere.

Hostels in Belfast are no longer exclusive to backpackers, students and tourists on a budget. Many are renovated to provide a dormitory accommodation for groups and others offer private rooms. If you want to tour Belfast on a budget, then hostels is the way to go. They ar located in different parts of the city, mainly around the Queen’s Quarter, which is home to most of the student population in Belfast.

The more adventurous individuals will definitely love self-catering accommodations. You can choose from a variety of apartments, flats, rooms or houses where you can have your way. Cook your own meals, entertain guests, and stay there for days or even weeks. They are also affordable to lodge individuals, groups or even families. Be guided in choosing from the variety of self-catering properties in Belfast by consulting the Belfast Welcome Center or select according to their star classifications.

Visit Belfast with enthusiasm and be sure to book your accommodations in advance so you can go straight to exploring the city the moment you arrive. There’s no point in carrying heavy luggage on the streets while looking for a place to stay. Enjoy the stunning attractions of the city while ambling on the cobbled streets in the Belfast city centre.

Looking for a place to stay? Look at this excellent Belfast hotel.

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