Nobody can really out do the Irish when it comes to their hospitality. While looking at luxury hotel hospitality in Ireland, this is something that has to be experienced in person to truly understand it and appreciate it. There are a number of stunning choices for any traveler that is thinking about Northern Ireland accommodations.
You simply cannot make your way to Ireland without saying at the amazing Everglades Hotel. This is a place that is located right on the banks of the River Foyle in Derry. Offering breathtaking views of the river as well as the Donegal Hills nearby, this is the perfect place to go when you want to explore everything having to do with this 17th century walled city. This hotel provides 64 spacious, deluxe, elegantly furnished suites and rooms, complete with a golf course that is located right next door.
Ten Square is another smart travel destination that is located right in Belfast. This luxury hotel features 22 rooms with chic, boutique style decor, which happens to be a favorite destination for celebrities and locals alike. This is the epitome of accommodations that are in the center of everything, so you can truly take in all that Belfast has to offer without having to travel too far.
If you are looking for something that is on the other end of the spectrum, moving from contemporary to classic, there is the awe-inspiring Culloden Estate. This is a wonderful structure build on the Hollywood Hills slopes, overlooking the Country Antrim Coast and Befast Lough. Nestled on 12 acres of private woodlands and gardens, these are accommodations that are both secluded and yet close in proximity to the center of Belfast. Here, you are going to find 105 bedroom suites along with nearly a dozen self catering apartments and six lovely private banquet suites.
Quite castle-like in nature, the Culloden Estate was built in 1876 and then purchased by the Hastings Hotels Group in 1967, who then turned it into the luxury accommodations that they offer today. In 1996, Culloden Estate was the very first hotel in Northern Ireland that gained 5 star status and it is a member of an exclusive organization known as the Small Luxury Hotels Of The World. The Culloden Estate has gone through a number of great improvements throughout the years, including the addition of a full service spa, luxurious swimming pool, and a world class health club.
Standing by the tallest mountain in Northern Ireland by the same name, you will find the Slieve Donard Hotel. This hotel rises above majestic sand dunes that are located at the foo of Mourne Mountains. Built back in 1997, this is the finest example of true Victorian architecture and appointments, which are scrupulously maintained. This luxurious hotel sits on six acres that include private gardens as well as the Royal County Down golf course, which is one of the most notable golf courses in the world.
The Slieve Donard Hotel offers both casual and luxury dining options, lounges that feature cozy fireplace settings, bars that are situated in whimsical nooks and crannies and the overall ambiance is something that guests will not soon forget. There are 176 luxury rooms, six of which are suites. If you are someone who loves the Victorian era, you are going to love staying here.
If you want a cozy charm, you can think about staying at the Merchant Hotel in Belfast. There are 21 stunning bedrooms and five beautiful suites. The Merchant Hotel is known for cutting edge features and custom made furnishings, as well as flat screen televisions and convenient blackout curtains. This historic building is filled with art, objects, cherubs and a range of antiques.
These are just a few of the amazing examples of the luxury hotels that you will find in Northern Ireland, just right for planning your vacation abroad.