There are eight 3 star hotels in Belfast which offer great value budget accommodation whether you’re here for a short break or business trip. The Travelodge offers no frills rooms for less than £46 per night while some may prefer the contemporary feel of a boutique hotel such as Madisons.

The Ramada Encore, Days, Jury’s Inn and Park Inn are all in the city centre, while Express By Holiday Inn and the Ibis are in the Queen’s Quarter.

Belfast is a small city, so any of the establishments within the centre are within walking distance of all the local attractions.

Some places to see include: Odyssey Arena, The Waterfront Hall, Titanic Quarter, City Hall, Castle Court and Victoria Square shopping complexes, Albert Clock, Grand Opera House, The Ulster Hall, St Anne’s Cathedral and St. George’s Market.

Madison’s Hotel

Days ***

40 Hope Street, BT12 5EE. Rooms from £45 per night.


The centrally located Days Hotel contains 250 bright and spacious en-suite guest rooms with multi channel television, telephone, tea and coffee facilities and hair-dryer. During your stay at this accommodation you can enjoy free wireless internet and free car parking. At the restaurant in the morning a full Irish breakfast is provided in the form of an all you can eat buffet. The great value Days Hotel also allows kids under 12 to stay for free. This budget accommodation in Belfast is right beside the Europa Bus and Train station on Great Victoria Street and near attractions such as the Grand Opera House and Crown Bar.

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Express By Holiday Inn ***

106A University Street, BT7 1HP. Rooms from £51 per night.

Express By Holiday Inn

The Express By Holiday Inn is located in the Queens Quarter of Belfast. With 114 guest rooms, free buffet breakfast, car parking on-site, wireless internet, a licensed bar, on-site meeting rooms and an extensive snack menu, this budget hotel has facilities that could rival some of its 4 and 5 star counterparts Each modern bedroom has a refreshing power shower, high speed WiFi, Coffee and Tea facilities, hair-dryer, work desk and telephone. The Holiday Inn Express is only a short walk from attractions such as: The Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens, Queen University and Queens Film Theatre. Other attractions in the area include: Victoria Square shopping centre, Odyssey Arena, Castlecourt shopping centre, Ormeau Park and the City Hall.

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Jurys Inn ***

Fisherwick Place, BT2 7AP. Rooms from £58 per night.

Jurys Inn

Jurys Inn is part of a nationwide hotel chain and for the second time in recent years have been awarded Best Independent Hotel Brand. Jurys Inn Belfast has 170 standard and 20 superior en-suite bedrooms. The rooms are all bright and spacious and can accommodate 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Each standard room includes a multi channel television, refreshments dock, high speed internet, hair dryer and bathroom. For a small fee you can upgrade to a superior room and enjoy free internet in the bedroom and free WiFi in the public areas such as the bar and restaurant, sparkling or still water, ironing facilities, 10% discount on food and a free newspaper. Jurys Inn is located beside The Grand Opera House and within walking distance to the main attractions of Belfast.

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Madison’s ***

Botanic Avenue, BT7 1JL. Rooms from £58 per night.

Madison’s Belfast

Madison’s is a small boutique hotel with just 35 guest rooms. Being a smaller contemporary accommodation they can offer an excellent customer experience with a personal service and great value for money. Each morning you’ll be greeted with a free newspaper to read while waiting on your delicious cooked to order breakfast. Each room also has free wireless internet and a flat screen TV. Madison’s is based in the university area and is close to attractions and amenities such as the Palm House, Botanic Gardens, The Ulster Museum, Botanic Train Station and Queen’s Film Theatre. This 3 star hotel in Belfast also boasts a fine restaurant and bar as well as a lively nightclub for your evenings entertainment.

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Ibis Queen’s Quarter ***

75 University Street, BT7 1HL. Rooms from £45 per night.

Ibis Queen’s Quarter

The Ibis Belfast hotel in the Queen’s Quarter of the city has around 56 modern bedrooms with facilities including satellite TV and wireless internet. As with most 3 star hotels in Belfast, it has a restaurant serving cold and hot snacks and a friendly bar area to relax and socialise in. The premises are 100% non smoking to comply with laws in Northern Ireland regarding smoking indoors in public places. The guest rooms have the usual amenities such as a telephone and tea/coffee. Some family friendly connecting rooms are also available throughout the accommodation. Within walking distance you will find the City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Stranmillis College, Queens University and Ormeau Park.

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Ramada Encore ***

20 Talbot Street, BT1 2LD. Rooms from £50 per night.

Ramada Encore

The Ramada Encore is one of Belfast’s newer hotels and is based in St. Anne’s Square, right in the centre of the Cathedral Quarter. It contains around 165 bright and contemporary guest rooms of varying standards including executive and family type accommodation. Each room has a power shower, 22” flat screen TV, pay per view films and workstation with direct dial telephone. As it’s in the city centre, the Ramada Encore doesn’t provide free car parking, but it does have complimentary WiFi for guests on the ground floor. There is a small charge for internet in the guest rooms though. The Ramada is next door to The Mac arts centre and is close to other attractions which include St. Anne’s Cathedral, The Waterfront Hall, Odyssey Arena, Titanic Belfast and The City Hall. There is also plenty of shopping in the city centre area including Castle Court and Victoria Square shopping complexes.

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Park Inn ***

4 Clarence Street West, BT2 7GP. Rooms from £58 per night.

Park Inn

The Park Inn has 145 fresh and spacious bed rooms with modern décor and all the amenities and facilities you would expect from a quality three star establishment. There are four different room types to accommodate your needs whether they are business, family or accessibility oriented. Each room has refreshments, desk and telephone, shower-room, television, pay as you go internet, climate control, pay per view movies and queen sized or twin beds. The Park Inn also has a fitness suite with sauna and steam room so you can keep up with your training while you’re away. Stag and Hen parties are also welcome and you can find some great short-break and family deals in this city centre accommodation. While staying here you are only a few minutes walk from The Ulster Hall, Grand Opera House, Linenhall Library and City Hall.

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Travelodge ***

15 Brunswick Street, BT2 7GE. Rooms from £46 per night.


The Travelodge Belfast is a really great budget hotel and probably one of the best value 3 star hotels in the city centre. Guest rooms at the Travelodge are spacious, but minimal. You do still however have a multi channel television with news and Setanta sports in the room plus tea and coffee. There is also WiFi access throughout the premises, but you have to pay a small fee for access. All rooms are en-suite, but toiletries are not provided. The Travelodge doesn’t have on-site car parking, but has negotiated a discounted rate with the NCP, Dublin Road car park which is a five minute walk away. This budget hotel in Belfast is within walking distance of The Ulster Hall, Movie House Cinema, Dublin Road and The Waterfront Hall.

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