The Fitzwilliam Hotel, Belfast
Sometimes you just need a bed to fall into at night – this isn’t one of those times.
A truly relaxing escape requires a hotel room that makes you feel a million miles away from home. And there’s nothing that says ‘holiday’ like opening the curtains to reveal an incredible view.
From dramatic coastlines to vibrant cityscapes, we’ve found Northern Ireland’s greatest views and the hotel or guest rooms that overlook them.
Your holiday starts here...
Bayview Hotel, Portballintrae, County Antrim
The Premier rooms in the Bayview Hotel boast floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and the picturesque village of Portballintrae.
There are stand-up paddleboard lessons at the harbor, or you can stay cosy inside at the intimate Porthole Bar and Restaurant and watch sunsets, sunrises and storms over the sea outside.
The Fitzwilliam Hotel, Belfast
Located right next to the handsome Grand Opera House theatre, this contemporary hotel offers a sumptuous stay in the heart of the city.
The Shoreline at Mount Stewart, Greyabbey, County Down
Ideal for exploring the Ards Peninsula, it is close to the National Trust estate, Mount Stewart, and the historic village of Greyabbey. And if the water looks good, you can take on the Strangford Lough canoe trail.
Slieve Donard, Newcastle, County Down
“I might as well be where the Mountains of Mourne sweep down to the sea,” sang Percy French. And where would you rather be than looking at that exact view from five-star luxury?
Blackrock House, Portrush, County Antrim
Wake up to the sound of waves crashing at Blackrock House in Portrush. The Ramore guest room has panoramic sea views of West Strand beach, Ramore headland and harbour.
This remarkable bed and breakfast embodies the spirit of modern coastal living using contemporary décor.
The Loft Apartment, Portaferry, County Down
The ‘big reveal’ begins as you walk up the stairs to this loft style apartment, in the converted St Patrick’s church hall, to see beautiful arched windows.
The view, best enjoyed over morning coffee on your balcony, takes in the picturesque Portaferry Marina and across the ‘Narrows’ to the village of Strangford and Castle Ward - one of the main filming locations for Game of Thrones®.
At the Beach, Portstewart, County Londonderry
Feel the soft morning mist as you walk along the magnificent golden sands of the beach. And watch the glorious sunsets and sailboats in the bay at this true seaside escape.
Lakeside Cabins, Lusty Beg Island, County Fermanagh
Retreat to the enchanting Fermanagh Lakelands and the secluded island of Lusty Beg, a magical place to escape and unwind.
The luxurious Lakeside Cabins offer breathtaking views of the islands and the glistening calm waters of Lough Erne. Take it slow, with a nature walk followed by an aromatic seaweed bath.
Newforge House, Magheralin, County Armagh
Experience warm hospitality and delicious local seasonal food all homegrown in the well-appointed grounds.
Homecoming Barn, Clogher, County Tyrone
Peace and tranquility can be found amid the picturesque display of shrubs and trees in this tranquil rural setting in the Clogher Valley.
This newly renovated barn has retained much of its original stonework in its interior and offers comfortable self-catering accommodation which is tastefully furnished.
Mountain View, Mullaghbawn, County Armagh
Nestled amid the peace and tranquillity of the Ring of Gullion in County Armagh, Mountain View Self Catering Cottage boasts views of the beautiful natural landscape.
A perfect hideaway to relax and unwind, you will be inspired by its peaceful setting, magnificent mountainous views and lush green fields.