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Weather in Belfast

Belfast has a temperate climate with a small range of temperatures. Summer months see warmth, but rarely heat, with temperatures that tend to peak around 19°C (66°F). However, it’s always good to be prepared for a shower. Meanwhile, winter temperatures remain around 3°C (36°F). The peak tourist season runs from May to September, but Belfast is a year-round city with plenty of indoor interest to keep tourists toasty in the colder months.

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Featured Hotels


Ten Square Hotel

Located just steps from City Hall, this 22-room boutique hotel is set within a Grade I listed building. Offering sophisticated interiors, with baroque touches and colonial finishes, its sleeping quarters stick to the modern. Cubist art and chaise longue make rooms unique, while its renowned restaurant is worth booking too.

Ravenhill House

This beautifully restored Victorian guesthouse, near leafy Ormeau Park, is a 10-minute bus ride from the city centre. With only five guest bedrooms, it exudes a homely, intimate ambience. Each room has handcrafted furniture and there is a library of books and music, plus Wi-Fi and award-winning organic breakfasts.

Tara Lodge

Located in the heart of the Queens Quarter, near the vivacious Botanic Avenue, this stylish 4-star hotel offers affordable luxury. With 34 rooms to choose from, all come with comfy beds, white and gold furnishings and large bathrooms. The breakfasts are pretty decent too.

The Merchant Hotel

One of the city's most luxurious stays is the sumptuous Merchant Hotel built in 1860 as the Italianate headquarters of The Ulster Bank. Located in the Cathedral Quarter, the Grade 1 listed property features classically styled interiors, sculptures and antiques throughout. The pièce de résistance is the stunning Great Room Restaurant where meals, including traditional afternoon teas, are served beneath its grand dome.

The Old Rectory

Originally a Church of Ireland rectory, built in 1896, this charming guesthouse is a 10-minute bus ride to Queen's University and the city centre. It features award-winning, locally sourced, organic breakfasts and serves a light supper and complimentary Irish whiskey every night. Free Wi-Fi and internet access are also available.

Europa Hotel

Forget the 5-star reviews and short staggering distance between its beds and the wonderful Crown Liquor Saloon, the Europa Hotel is know for one thing: being the most bombed hotel in Europe. This swanky 4-star stay has 272 sumptuous rooms, each delicately decorated, plus a piano bar, excellent bistro and plenty of famed Irish hospitality.