Highways Hotel Belfast
Travel Blogs from Belfast
Travel day 408,365.And this one is pretty hard to come to terms with.Since moving to Scotland on the 24th of October
2013, today I am leaving.It’s been a long time, but a great one. I have met people I
call family, and others who I am so blessed to even have in my life.I have a wonderful time, but you know…it’s time to go.And Northern Ireland ...
... took 2 hours 15min but the ferry was fully equipped with wifi, a cinema, bars, restaurants, lounge areas, a spa with a jacuzzi and massage services, Xboxes, a duty free like shop and there were multiple outside decks. We found it cool taking photos of Scotland in the distance then awhile later taking photos of Ireland in the distance. Once in Belfast we checked into our hotel and went out for a black cab tour. The tour was in a traditional black cab and it took us to both a ...
... church of Jane's home town in Lurgan, we had a special lunch made by jane's dad who is a cooking teacher, and I met Jane's boyfriend. All in all a wonderful weekend in Lurgan, which is forty minutes away by train from Belfast.
Jane taught me a great deal of new words, expression but also some nice facts of the Irish culture such us the gaeltacht guilds. These are certain places in Ireland where you get together with other people ...
... on both sides - each with with a tale about war, or peace, or violence, or history. It was captivating and moving but Gerard was able to show us that there is still hope for a light at the end of this tunnel. Next up, we moved upstream to see the brand new Titanic Belfast museum, located in the humongous shipyards where the Titanic and hundred of other gorgeous and revolutionary ships were ...
... stories. He drove us around to murals and explained each one and the story behind it, we drove down the 2 main streets that were bombed (Shankill Rd & Falls rd), visited memorials, the Belfast peace wall and dropped us back at the hotel with a wealth of knowledge about Northern Ireland from 1916-now. So many stories of all the troubles, interesting to see too levels of apartment buildings that were spy towers for the British army, which areas had been bombed, ...
Other places to stay in Belfast
Golden Mile, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- Wonderfully helpful staff and accomidation
- Good location
- Really rather good
Golden Mile, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $127
- Give it a miss
- Not recommended
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Shaftesbury, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $84
- Nice Hotel -Shame about the breakfast!
- Could be in any city, in any country
- Overall very good
78 Malone Road, Belfast | 2 star hotelfrom $132
Ormeau, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- No complaints
- Nice hotel let down by staff
- Great Place!
Market Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $129
- Value for Money
- Relaxing weekend
- Very impressed
Ormeau, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $109
- Leaves alot to be desired
- Would recommend and return myself
- 21st Century Hotel
City Centre, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $95
Golden Mile, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $103
Golden Mile, Belfast | 5 star hotelfrom $133
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 2 star hotelfrom $105
- Friendly clean and a great bar to
- Not Good
- Terrible customer service - Never going again
Legoniel, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $102
- No Business Suit? Don' t Bother
- Ideal if you are looking for a quiet location superb value for money
- I was impressed enough with the Ramada
Legoniel, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $122
- 5 stars!
- A Great Hotel to Stay In!
Golden Mile, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $87
- OK, for the price
- Great Location, Great Value for Money
- Great Location
City Centre, Belfast | Hotelfrom $93
21 Malone Road, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $120
City Centre, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $147
- Not the first choice for a visit to Belfast
- Nice Try!
- Style over substance - Restaurant is a shocker.
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Cairnburn Park, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $148
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $81
City Centre, Belfast | 5 star hotelfrom $286
- Different Class
- Service lets it down
- Beautiful hotel
Linen Quarter, Belfast | Hotelfrom $95
- A good night's stay
- Excellent Hotel
- Ausgezeichnetes Hotel
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $126
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 3 star hotelfrom $108
Blacks Road, Belfast | Hotelfrom $80
Queen's Quarter, Belfast | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- Excellent Hotel - Friendly Staff
- Good location near the university
- Top Notch...