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“Extremely comfortable and stylish boutique hotel”
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Tara Lodge
Ranked #1 of 45 Hotels in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 1 November 2012

The Tara Lodge is a most comfortable and well appointed hotel within walking distance of shops, pubs, restaurants and the Botanic Street train station. We arrived at the Northern Irish Rail Station and it was very easy to jump on a local train one stop to Botanic and walk the few blocks to the hotel, even in the drizzling rain. The rooms are spacious, stylish and bedecked with all modern conveniences -- my husband liked the safe and windows that open for fresh air, my kids wanted to use the iron to apply football patches they had purchased to their jackets. There were lots of outlets to charge all our electronics and televisions to get our daily dose of Olympics games. The staff was very friendly with suggestions for restaurants and helpful directions. (The front desk was very helpful when I booked over the phone from the US with many questions.) We had rooms over the entrance and had a view of the local neighborhood. Made us feel like we were a part of the city itself. Breakfast surpassed expectations with whisky porridge and other delights to please everyone. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed: July 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 1 November 2012

We recently stopped at the Tara Lodge Hotel in Belfast and had a wonderful time. The hotel was very clean and tidy. Friendly staff and a good choice for breakfast. I would most definitely stay there again.

Room Tip: We stayed in the annex and found it excellent.
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  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Thank Dave A
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

Thank you to all at the Tara Lodge for a very pleasant stay last
weekend. We travelled from Dublin on Saturday and were greeted by the
warm and friendly staff. The room was immaculate and extremely
comfortable. Top class location, nice walk into city centre and lots
of nice bars and restaurants nearby on Botanic Avenue also. Beautiful
breakfast on Sunday morning which set us up for the day. All staff we
met at the Tara Lodge were so friendly and helpful-we really enjoyed
the chats and appreciated the tips and recommendations. Thank for you
making our stay so enjoyable and we hope to be back!

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

This is a great hotel! Nicely appointed, clean and in a good location near fine restaurants. The breakfasts were wonderful...from the menu, served on tablecloths. Most of all, the staff were extremely helpful and friendly, especially Janine and Rick. It was a delight to stay here and hope to return one day!

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

We booked the Tara Lodge due to it's reviews on TA, to be honest we where a little disappointed from the outside, but we took advantage of the complimentary parking and went in and where greeted but a very friendly receptionist and shown to our room. The room was very clean, modern and a decent size for a city hotel, my only negative was there wasn't any net curtain so we did feel a bit on show ( I did mention this to the receptionist when leaving and there had been a problem with the curtain and they where waiting for a new one - so this is just a temporary thing) also I was a bit worried as it's close to the train station but we didn't hear anything.
The breakfast was by far the best we had, had on our little trip, both my husband and myself fancied trying the porridge as well as something cooked as well, which wasn't a problem at all and it was very tasty and the breakfast waiter was a lovely friendly chap.
Another good point is that due to it's close proximity to the train station, if you want to visit the Titantic experience, it's only 2 stops away on the train and the center of Belfast is about a 15min walk away.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 October 2012

Very clean, comfortable hotel within walking distance to most everything in Belfast. The staff were helpful and friendly and always ready with tips as to where to eat, etc. Breakfasts at the hotel were excellent. We were quite pleased with this hotel.,

Room Tip: I suggest everyone use ear plugs when they travel, I always do. This hotel is close to the Univers...
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  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

Warm, friendly, immaculately clean. Tara Lodge delivers absolutely what it sets out to do and delivers excellent value for money. Great breakfasts. Absence of bar/evening meals not an issue given large choice of restaurants/bars within 5 minutes walk.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with friends
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Thank Mark P
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Additional Information about Tara Lodge

Address: 36 Cromwell Road | Botanic Ave, Belfast BT7 1JW, Northern Ireland
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Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Belfast
#1 Romantic Hotel in Belfast
#1 Luxury Hotel in Belfast
#2 Family Hotel in Belfast
#3 Best Value Hotel in Belfast
Price Range: £83 - £99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tara Lodge 4*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Let us look after you at Tara Lodge, the metro style boutique hotel located in the heart of Queens Quarter, Belfast. Enjoy a warm welcome from our friendly team, and be delighted with our stylish and luxurious hotel rooms. Close to Queens University, the Ulster museum and only two train stops from Titanic Belfast, you'll be perfectly placed in the heart of the city, to explore all that Northern Ireland has to offer. Wake up refreshed to enjoy an excellent a la carte style breakfast served in our contemporary, sun lit breakfast room by welcoming waiters. By the way the car parking is free and the high speed WiFi is unlimited. At Tara Lodge boutique hotel, we take pride in providing nothing less than gold standard customer service. Our highly engaged, long established team will offer you the warmest of welcomes on arrival and will aim to anticipate your every need. The award winning housekeeping team always deliver the highest of cleanliness throughout. Our consistent, meticulous attention to detail has ensured that our guests always want to return to our hotel. Since September 2007 Tara Lodge has been rated No.1 hotel in Belfast on Tripadvisor - testament to the excellent customer service our team delivers time and time again. With rooms you can really relax in, Tara Lodge boutique hotel is truly Belfast's hidden gem. ... more   less 
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