Northern Ireland has a range of 4* and 5* accommodation ideal for meetings and incentive programmes.


The Merchant Hotel

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

With 62 highly appointed bedrooms and suites in 2 different room styles – Victorian Splendour and Art Deco Decadence – these rooms are elegant, spacious and lavish with all the amenities expected from a 5* hotel including full air conditioning and complimentary wi-fi.

The elegant Meetings and Events space offers state-of-the-art facilities and natural daylight in every room. The hotel offers a versatile portfolio of spaces for both intimate and large scale events catering for up to 200 guests. With professional event co-ordinators and a dedicated host on the day of the event will ensure everything runs smoothly.

There is also a beautifully landscaped Roof Garden which is decorated seasonally with a striking inventive theme. Unique to the city and with stunning views it is available all year for private events.

The jewel in the crown of the hotel is its fine dining restaurant, The Great Room Restaurant, an architectural gem with a myriad of original features. This AA Rosette awarded restaurant is known for its iconic afternoon tea and where guests can also enjoy their full Irish breakfast. The Great Room Restaurant is also available for private hire.

The Merchant Hotel also features an award-winning cocktail bar with a cocktail list of encyclopaedic proportions, Berts Jazz Bar which has a wonderful bistro style menu and live jazz every night, and The Cloth Ear, a homely pub.

The Fitzwilliam Hotel

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

The Fitzwilliam Hotel with its uniquely relaxed, comfortable character stands discretely in the heart of Belfast on Great Victoria Street. It is located right beside the glorious Grand Opera House. This is a luxurious hotel, carefully, thoughtfully, brilliantly designed and just a little bit different. A contemporary feel in a classic setting, upstaged only by the thoughtful, welcoming personal service. This is home to one of Belfast’s best restaurants, a bar filled with friends, 130 sumptuous bedrooms and business facilities that say everything about you before you even speak. Walk in the door and find yourself smiling.

Sleep in one of the 130 elegantly designed guestrooms. Cocoon yourself in sumptuous surroundings and create your own oasis of comfort. Warm American walnut walkways ease you into your personal sanctuary. Carefully chosen designer textures and fabrics await you while your personal soundtrack plays from CD players with MP3/iPod connections. Should you need to work or to keep in touch with home, all guestrooms have complimentary high speed broadband. All bathrooms come with a bath and powerful sunflower showers, anti-mist mirrors, hairdryers, H20 toiletries, luxurious robes. The perfect location for a conference, business seminar or that unique occasion, the luxurious Meeting and Events facilities at the Fitzwilliam Hotel, provide the ideal setting to ensure your event will be a success.

Slieve Donard Resort and Spa

Location: Newcastle, County Down

Nestling at the foot of the Mountains of Mourne, the magnificent Slieve Donard Resort and Spa is one of Northern Ireland’s finest conference hotels.

The welcoming and professional staff will ensure all conference and meeting needs are met. From the largest events that take over the whole hotel to small intimate gatherings,always providing the highest standard of service.

With a choice of conference and banqueting rooms from the prestigious Grand Ballroom, one of Northern Irelands largest conference centres, to the newly opened Brunel Lounge with its stunning panoramic views over the Mourne Mountains to the luxurious Chandelier Room or purpose built Centenary Conference Centre.

Culloden Estate and Spa

Location: Holywood, County Down

The Culloden Estate and Spa is one of the most prestigious hotel and conference venues in Northern Ireland. Many fine antiques, valuable paintings, and Louis XV chandeliers make the hotel the most sought after venue in Northern Ireland for special events and functions. All occasions are catered for with elegance and style. With eight purpose-built conference suites and boardrooms, the Culloden is superbly equipped for events of any size.

The Holywood and Stuart Suites are ideal for larger functions. The Stuart Suite is one of Northern Irelands largest function rooms, seating up to 540 for a banquet. The Suite has its own dedicated bar and reception area, and a magnificent private marble atrium entrance, via the Lady Jane Tower, giving a grand sense of arrival.

The Highland Business Centre has a range of executive boardrooms which can accommodate small private conferences and meetings for up to 60 people. (On site parking can cater for up to 500 cars.)

Galgorm Resort and Spa

Location: Ballymena, County Antrim

 

Galgorm Resort is Northern Ireland’s premier luxury Hotel and Spa. Easily accessible within 20 minutes of Belfast International Airport, 30 minutes from Belfast City Centre and 35 minutes from the unique attractions and world class golf of the North Coast.

Choice is the key when it comes to organising an event at Galgorm, 8 function rooms and breakouts, 4 award-winning restaurants, 122 guestrooms and cabins, golf, the largest thermal spa in Europe and over 200 acres of grounds, enabling Galgorm Resort to offer you creative solutions to truly exceed your delegates expectations.

The experienced Event planning team will work with you to curate the very best offering to ensure your event is a huge success. With all the classic corporate team building and incentive activities you'd expect and many more you wouldn't.

Galgorm has all the components to guarantee a truly impressive event.

Bishop’s Gate

Location: Derry~Londonderry, County Londonderry

Bishop’s Gate Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel located in the heart of the Walled City of Derry and within the historic Cathedral Quarter. Built in 1899 Bishop’ Gate Hotel blends stunning Edwardian architecture, stylish appointments and luxurious facilities. The hotel, formerly a private members club, owes its exceptional and quirky décor to the architect Alfred Forman who remodelled the building in 1902. Today, Bishop’s Gate Hotel has been sensitively restored to its former glory to become one of finest venue spaces in Derry, retaining its character, period charms and historical splendour, whilst fulfilling its purpose to provide a unique place to meet, eat and rest. Originally an iconic base for businessmen and intellects of the city for many years, Bishop’s Gate Hotel continues its celebrated legacy as a place for great minds to discuss great ideas. An iconic landmark with a unique history, it is an intimate urban oasis featuring 30 luxurious guestrooms, fitness area, The Wig and Gown Champagne Bar and Restaurant, and the Northern Counties Ballroom.The hotel is perfectly positioned for meetings and events ranging from a discreet business lunch or dinner to a private conference, product launch or exhibition.With local rail and bus links close by and easily accessible by air - City of Derry Airport(12km) and Belfast International Airport(92km) and George Best Belfast City Airport(117km), it is the ideal central base for delegates to explore the city and the North West.

Lough Erne Resort

Location: Enniskillen, County Fermanagh

Lough Erne Resort, is a luxurious 5-Star hotel in Enniskillen. Featuring 120 rooms and suites Lough Erne Resort is located on a 600 acre peninsula with spectacular views of the Fermanagh Lakelands and is a truly unique and inspiring backdrop for events of all sizes up to 400 delegates.

Choose from six unique conference and event spaces, including the newly refurbished Ross Suite with its stunning interiors, The Fermanagh Suite which features a private rooftop terrace or The Loughside Suite with its spectacular views to name but a few.

Lough Erne Resort is an idyllic and inspiring location suitable for a host of business purposes from large scale conferences to training seminars, top level board meetings to team building events, corporate entertaining to corporate golf events.

All conference and event spaces are equipped with LCD screens, high speed Wi-Fi access and in-built audio visual equipment.

Hilton Belfast

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Hilton Belfast offers 190 guest rooms with a range of suites and an executive lounge. All nine conference and banqueting rooms, from the spacious Lagan Suite to the smaller and more intimate boardrooms, are located on the mezzanine floor and are complemented by a pre-function area including business centre and private bar.

Each room benefits from air conditioning and natural daylight and are equipped with storage, broadband, refrigerator and cloakrooms. The Lagan Suite is capable of holding up to 500 delegates for a reception, while the Lisburn Suite, which can seat up to 65 delegates, has a built-in media wall with state-of-the-art equipment allowing for computer, slide or video presentations.

Hilton Templepatrick

Location: Templepatrick, County Antrim

The Hilton Templepatrick Hotel and Country Club, located 15 minutes from Belfast in the Castle Upton Estate of Templepatrick, offers 129 newly refurbished guest rooms. There are ten conference and banqueting rooms, all located on the ground floor, which are complemented by a spacious pre-function area that includes a business centre and private bar. All meeting rooms, from the extensive Castle Upton Suite to the smaller and more intimate boardrooms, benefit from air conditioning and natural daylight and are equipped with storage, broadband, refrigerator and cloakrooms.

One of the property's unique selling points is its ability to host speciality golf events which are administered and presided over by the hotel's PGA professional as well as a highly experienced team of event organisers.

In the planning of your event Hilton offers a dedicated team of event co-ordinators and IT professionals to assist meeting planners in the run up to the event, and onsite, helping to ensure everything runs smoothly and to a professional standard.

Clayton Hotel

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Clayton Belfast is perfectly suited to your business needs, with nine self-contained, purpose built meeting and conference suites accommodating up to 120 delegates theatre style. Each of the conference rooms is fitted with adjustable lighting and air conditioning.

Clayton Belfast offers state-of-the-art, high-tech facilities with flexible room layouts to suit your every need. The conference floor offers a dedicated reception area with full business support. The Olympic is a state-of-the-art, conference and banqueting suite catering for up to 550 reception guests or 324 diners. The ground floor location is unique and flexible in that it offers direct access from street level, providing an ideal space for exhibitions and product launches. The suite sub-divides into 3 sections to compliment your numbers and comes complete with natural daylight, adjustable lighting, air conditioning, induction loop system and 3-phase power supply.

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