Travel Blogs from Belfast
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SEP 18, Thu: Today was our port in BELFAST, North Ireland. We were provided shuttle service into city center for folks who chose to do their own exploration over the optionals provided by the cruise line.
Brief History on Belfast's Troubles:
It was not that long ago that we learned ...
... the rivets and worked in pairs, they got paid by how many rivets they did. All workers only got one week’s holiday a year plus two days for Christmas day and good Friday. Eight people died during the construction of the Titanic. Of course on the 14th April 1912 a lot more lost their lives.While it is very sad that such a tragic event happened, it has made a lot of things change. Life boats were the obvious. During those times life boats ...
... The Two Pennies. While in Belfast we also toured along the street of political murals that reminded us again of the decades of past troubles. They are painted on walls that divided the Protestant part of the city (pro England) from the catholic (pro Republic of Ireland). The people, for the most part are now living in peace but, there is still a faction that likes to stir things up a wee bit i.e. reports of suspicious looking package showing ...
I wake at 6:30 every morning. And it is too hot to do
anything.But this morning I migrated.But I forgot that other people were in the house.So Nikki must have got a shock walking in on me behind the
couch in the shade with a towel over me for modesty. I must have looked like I
passed out!But the only shade in the whole room was behind the couch,
so enough said on that!I had a shower and got into the most summery clothes I ...
... we could use! Dane figured relying on a kettle would be safe (although I'm pretty sure he would have happily worked through the whole 4-pack of Crunchie chocolate bars had we not been able to cook the noodles) & I stuck with salad & some yoghurt. Turns out we had both a microwave & kettle (so Dane only needed 2 of the 4 Crunchies; the others may have required hiding in ...
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
- Trip to Befast - November 26th - 28th
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...