Hotel Hub: The Lodge Hotel, Coleraine

Hotel Hub: The Lodge Hotel, Coleraine

Leading up to its 25th year in business, The Lodge Hotel has embarked on a refurbishment programme, redesigned its hotel entrance area with automated doors, a coach bay to accommodate groups, and landscaping and paved areas. Other developments included extending its garden area, and refurbishing the conservatory, bridal suite, guest... View Article

Hotel Hub: Lusty Beg Island Resort, Kesh

Hotel Hub: Lusty Beg Island Resort, Kesh

Lusty Beg Island Resort and Spa has enjoyed a strong year, during which it has segmented its business to focus mostly on leisure and corporate business through weddings and conferences. “We added the spa about four years ago, and this year we have added the fairy trail to increase our... View Article

Hotel Hub: Fullerton Arms, Ballintoy

Hotel Hub: Fullerton Arms, Ballintoy

Husband and wife team Sean and Geraldine McLaughlin only took over the Fullerton Arms a few years ago, but has rapidly developed the property in that short time. From securing one of the Door of Thrones to adding Ireland’s first Moulerie, tapping into the dog-friendly market and bringing Scandi chic... View Article

Hotel Hub: Bishop’s Gate Hotel, Derry

Hotel Hub: Bishop’s Gate Hotel, Derry

Now in its third year of trading, Bishop’s Gate Hotel is well established in the market and reaping the rewards of hard work through its continued growth and success. “The last 12 months have been very encouraging,” says Ciaran O’Neill, managing director. “In September, Bishop’s Gate scooped one of the... View Article

Hotel Hub: Everglades Hotel, L’Derry

Hotel Hub: Everglades Hotel, L’Derry

Posting record turnover across its 42-year history last month, “Everglades Hotel has had a great year with occupancy at a record high,” says Neil Devlin, general manager. “Since the opening of our Grand Ballroom in April 2017, we are delighted to report a 33% increase in weddings and a 15%... View Article

Hotel Hub: Portaferry Hotel

Hotel Hub: Portaferry Hotel

Cahal and Mary Arthurs’ third summer at the helm of the Portaferry Hotel has been their most successful to date. “We feel that this is due to a lot of factors,” says Mary. “Firstly, the weather of course. We are in such a beautiful spot on the shores of Strangford... View Article

Hotel Hub: Roe Park Resort, Limavady

Hotel Hub: Roe Park Resort, Limavady

Well established as a popular getaway destination, the Roe Park Resort will shortly begin another phase of development aimed at facilitating its ambitious growth plans. “The refurbishment of the Roe Park Suite will begin in January 2019, expanding our function room facilities, increasing and modernising the current space available to... View Article

Hotel Hub: Dunadry Hotel, Antrim

Hotel Hub: Dunadry Hotel, Antrim

One year on from the McKeever Hotel Group adding the Dunadry Hotel to its portfolio, “and to see what we have achieved in that short period of time is astounding,” says Eugene McKeever MBE, Group managing director. “It has been a poignant year of change, in our bid to refurbish... View Article

Hotel Hub: Shipquay Boutique Hotel, Derry-Londonderry

Hotel Hub: Shipquay Boutique Hotel, Derry-Londonderry

Approaching its first year in business, Shipquay Boutique Hotel has a prime location in the heart of Derry and is attracting glowing reviews on Tripadvisor. “I have been very pleased with the hotel’s performance to date,” says Rory Cregan, managing director. “As it is a brand-new hotel, it was quite... View Article

Hotel Hub: The Marine Hotel, Ballycastle

Hotel Hub: The Marine Hotel, Ballycastle

At the forefront of efforts to boost the accommodation offer on the North Coast, The Marine Hotel in Ballycastle has just completed phase one of a £1m expansion programme. All 33 rooms have been renovated, as have its seafood restaurant Marconi’s Bar & Bistro and function room. A second phase... View Article