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Where To Stay When Visiting Belfast For A Concert

The capital of Northern Ireland, beautiful Belfast, is the birthplace of the Titanic.

If you’re visiting Northern Ireland for a music concert, then Belfast has some fantastic hotels to enhance your experience, leaving you free to soak up the sounds on offer.

Depending on which venue you want quick access to, here are our top picks of the best and coolest hotels Belfast has to offer.

Going to The Limelight or Ulster Hall?

If you’re visiting the popular Limelight complex or even the famous Ulster Hall for your concert, then look no further than these if you’re on for staying the night.

Ten Square Hotel★★★★

Super chic, these luxurious rooms are on offer right in the heart of the city. The hotels’ Bad Ass Kitchen is Belfast’s’ brightest up and coming Burrito Bar and Mexican food restaurant.

The Loft bar on the 7th floor offers a glamourous roof space where you can enjoy contemporary cocktails, bespoke beverages, fine wines & champagne.

  • 24 hours access – Yes
  • Hotel bar – Yes
  • Check-out time: Yes

Clayton Hotel  ★★★★ 

The only city centre hotel that offers a swimming pool, health and spa facilities is beautifully styled and decorated.

If health and fitness are what you enjoy, then this is the place to kick back and relax, all just a stone’s throw away from the excitement of shopping and nightlife.

  • 24 hours access – Yes
  • Hotel bar – Yes
  • Check-out time: 12pm

The Fitzwilliam Hotel ★★★★★ 

An elegant masterpiece right next to the city’s Opera House this hotel is a real gem. You can take part in a cocktail masterclass or enjoy an evening of murder mystery in these gorgeous surroundings.

The guest rooms are elegant even at the standard level and come with a robe and slippers to complete your stay. If afternoon tea is for you then the selection of finger sandwiches and scones are a delicious option to include in your stay.

  • 24 hours access – Yes
  • Hotel bar – Yes
  • Check-out time: 12pm

Heading over to The SSE Arena?

If you want to be close to The SSE Arena for the biggest shows Northern Ireland has to offer, then these Titanic Quarter hotels come highly recommended.

Titanic Hotel ★★★★ 

The Titanic Hotel was named Hotel of the year 2018 and its easy to see why. The rooms are streamlined with Art Deco furniture and a nautical theme flows effortlessly throughout the whole hotel.

The building started life as the headquarters of Harland and Wolff, the designers of the Titanic and from this rich history, the hotel is now home to authentic White Star Line memorabilia and contemporary works of art.

  • 24 hours access – Yes
  • Hotel bar – Yes
  • Check-out time: 11am

The Merchant Hotel 

The Merchant Belfast

This grand Victorian and art deco style hotel is housed in a former bank and you can expect the wow factor from the moment you arrive. You can relax in the roof top hot tub or enjoy the full benefits of the spa and gym facilities.

You can choose from an Art Deco style room or a Victorian themed room, both designs offer sumptuous luxury and all the facilities you could wish for.

  • 24 hours access – Yes
  • Hotel bar – Yes
  • Check-out time: 12pm

Malmaison ★★★★

If you want more than just a room, then one of the sublime suites available are perfect for that added touch of luxury. The Suites have been inspired by the cities shipbuilding past and feature fantastic king size beds and bath tubs.

If your looking for an exceptional dining experience the Chez Mal Brasserie offers you the chance to take advantage of their private dining facilities.

  • 24 hours access – Yes
  • Hotel bar – Yes
  • Check-out time: 12pm

Or visiting the Elmwood Hall?

If you want to be a short journey out from the centre of town and in the area around Donegal Road and Donegal Pass, then we recommend these gems.

Benedicts Hotel ★★★★

We love this upscale hotel because the boutique rooms are modern and fresh with an added touch of glamour. The super comfortable beds are complete with luxurious feather-topped mattresses and plush goose down duvets.

The bar and restaurant offer a fresh twist on casual dining with locally sourced products, or if you prefer something more traditional, the carvery never disappoints. And, of course, there’s free Wi-Fi, so you won’t miss sharing this super cool experience with the friends that can’t be with you.

  • 24 hours access – Yes
  • Hotel bar – Yes
  • Check-out time: 12pm

Dukes at Queens Hotel ★★★★

The bedrooms on offer are stylish and spacious with crisp white linens adorning the beds. You can opt for a room with views of the stunning Queens University or choose one that offers lots of natural light with big bay windows.

The relaxing bar/bistro is the perfect location to take in the bohemian sights of Botanic Avenue, Gin and Tonic in hand. With locally sourced, seasonal cuisine on offer, there’s something for everyone on this fabulous menu.

  • 24 hours access – Yes
  • Hotel bar – Yes
  • Check-out time: 12pm

Radisson Blu Hotel ★★★★

Located on the banks of the River Lagan, you’re within walking distance of the shops and all the main attractions on offer.

They offer a choice of either Nordic or Urban themed rooms to match your tastes and a view of the River if you’re looking for an extra special hotel experience.

  • 24 hours access – Yes
  • Hotel bar – Yes
  • Check-out time: 12pm

No matter where you stay in Belfast, we wish you a safe and pleasant trip and encourage you to visit the small entertainment venues offering the best of local musicians.

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