Hotel Hub: Ramada by Wyndham Belfast

Hotel Hub: Ramada by Wyndham Belfast

A large-scale rebrand and refurbishment of the Talbot Street hotel has been completed this year, marking its transition from a Ramada Encore to the Ramada by Wyndham brand. The rebrand follows its naming as Best Ramada Encore in competition with all other Encore hotels within the Wyndham brand’s portfolio following... View Article

Hotel Hub: Stormont Hotel, Belfast

Hotel Hub: Stormont Hotel, Belfast

“The Stormont Hotel has had a great year and I’m delighted to report that our occupancy and events business is continuing to grow steadily,” says Andy McNeill, general manager. “Last year we completed a £1m renovation programme and, as part of this, the lounge was extended to twice the size... View Article

Hotel Hub: Beech Hill Hotel, Derry~Londonderry

Hotel Hub: Beech Hill Hotel, Derry~Londonderry

Five new jobs have already been added at the Beech Hill since the House Collection acquired the hotel in September 2018. The group has ambitious growth plans to become the best four-star hotel in Ireland, capitalising on the hotel’s prime location between Derry~Londonderry and the North Coast. “We feel honoured... View Article

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