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Radisson Blu Hotel Belfast

BT7 2JB, Belfast, 3 Cromac Place, Ormeau Road

In Belfast’s vibrant Gasworks district, the 4-star Radisson Blu Hotel Belfast features a stylish restaurant and cocktail bar. The spacious rooms offer free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. The elegant Nordic-style rooms are decorated in cool... read more

3294 reviews 7.2

£ 1.00

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Hilton Belfast

BT1 3LP, Belfast, 4 Lanyon Place

Next to The Waterfront Hall convention centre, Hilton Belfast has a fitness room and a modern bar and restaurant. Overlooking the River Lagan, Belfast’s vibrant city centre is under a mile away. This 4-star Hilton’s... read more

4667 reviews 8.5

£ 77.50

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The Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast

BT2 7BQ, Belfast, Great Victoria Street

On Great Victoria Street, beside the Grand Opera House, the luxury Fitzwilliam Hotel Belfast offers boutique bedrooms with free Wi-Fi. There is a chic restaurant and modern cocktail bar. Valet parking is available for an... read more

3484 reviews 9

£ 120.00

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Ramada by Wyndham Belfast

BT1 2LD, Belfast, 20 Talbot Street

Ramada by Wyndham Belfast is located in the heart of town in the Cathedral Quarter of Belfast's city centre. Your perfect base to explore the best of Belfast on foot with Victoria Square shopping centre,... read more

4420 reviews 8

£ 42.50

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The 1852 Hotel - Smartphone Check-in

BT7 1NR, Belfast, 13 Lower Crescent

Situated in the heart of the vibrant Queens Quarter, The 1852 Hotel - Smartphone Check-in offers 3-star accommodation. Each room at The 1852 Hotel - Smartphone Check-in features an en-suite bathroom, flat-screen TV, and free... read more

1840 reviews 8.2

£ 49.00

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Europa Hotel

BT2 7AP, Belfast, Great Victoria Street

In the heart of Belfast’s city centre, the 4-star Europa Hotel is next to Great Victoria Street Railway Station. Guests can enjoy luxurious rooms and dining in the contemporary bistro. Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in... read more

3579 reviews 8.6

£ 1.00

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Tara Lodge

BT7 1JW, Belfast, 36 Cromwell Road, Botanic Avenue

Located in the bohemian Queen’s Quarter of Belfast, a mere 10-minute walk from the city centre, Tara Lodge offers stylish, modern bedrooms with warm and genuine hospitality. Established in 1998, it is the pursuit of... read more

1206 reviews 9.4

£ 1.00

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The Merchant Hotel

BT1 2DZ, Belfast, 16 Skipper Street

The 5 AA Red Star Merchant Hotel is in the Cathedral Quarter of Belfast's city centre. It offers luxurious air-conditioned rooms, free Wi-Fi, a spa, and a rooftop gymnasium and hot tub. The Merchant is... read more

597 reviews 9.2

£ 348.89

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ibis Belfast City Centre

BT1 1HF, Belfast, 100 Castle Street

In the very centre of Belfast, this Ibis hotel offers modern rooms with satellite TV, 5 minutes’ walk away from Belfast’s nightlife and bars. Guests can enjoy buffet breakfasts and a stylish restaurant. Parking is... read more

3317 reviews 8.1

£ 40.00

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Holiday Inn Belfast, an IHG Hotel

BT12 5EE, Belfast, 40 Hope Street

The 4* Holiday Inn Belfast is centrally located, close to major public transport and road links, Ulster Hall, Grand Opera House and Victoria Square Shopping Centre are all within 10 minutes' walk of the hotel.... read more

4285 reviews 8.3

£ 42.90

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Jurys Inn Belfast

BT1 6DY, Belfast, Great Victoria Street

This Jurys Inn is located next to Belfast’s City Hall and Opera House. It boasts spacious rooms with flat-screen TVs, a 24-hour reception and a restaurant serving modern cuisine. Wi-Fi is available throughout the entire... read more

11402 reviews 7.9

£ 69.00

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Ten Square Hotel

BT1 5JD, Belfast, 10 Donegall Square South

Ten Square Hotel is situated in the heart of Belfast City Centre, a 5-minute drive from Titanic Quarter, SSE Arena, Waterfront Hall, Belfast Cathedral and all central attractions, shops, whilst impressively overlooking historic City Hall.... read more

5513 reviews 8.7

£ 90.00

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Clayton Hotel Belfast

BT2 8HS, Belfast, 22 Ormeau Avenue

In Belfast city centre, the 4-star Clayton Hotel Belfast has a stylish restaurant and bar, a modern fitness centre and a beauty salon. The 4-star hotel offers free WiFi throughout and is a 10-minute drive... read more

3124 reviews 7.9

£ 68.00

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ETAP Hotel Belfast

BT2 7HE, Belfast, 35-39 Dublin Road

With free Wi-Fi access, a 24-hour front desk and air-conditioning, ETAP Hotel Belfast is located in Belfast’s busy city centre. It is only a mile from Belfast Central Train Station and 17 minutes’ walk from... read more

6975 reviews 7.1

£ 34.00

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Lagan Backpackers

BT71HU, Belfast, 121 Fitzroy Ave

Lagan Backpackers is a well-equipped hostel in central Belfast. It offers Continental breakfast, free parking and free Wi-Fi. Dormitories have bunk beds and use of shared bathroom facilities. There are mixed dorms at Lagan Backpackers,... read more

1797 reviews 6.4

£ 10.00

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Dream Apartments Belfast

BT1 3AT, Belfast, Obel Tower 62 Donegall Quay, Belfast

Dream Apartments Belfast is located in both the Obel Tower and the building adjacent to the Obel Tower, offering high-quality accommodation in Belfast’s waterfront district. Within 10 minutes’ walk of the city centre and the... read more

2729 reviews 6.9

£ 58.80

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Ultra Urban Belfast Corporate Apartments

BT7 1NE, Belfast, 110 Cromwell Road

Located in Belfast in the Antrim County region, with The Belfast Empire Music Hall and Ulster Museum nearby, Ultra Urban Belfast Corporate Apartments provides accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking. Each unit comes... read more

258 reviews 8.9

£ 70.20

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147 The Residence

BT5 4FQ, Belfast, 147 Templemore Avenue

147 The Residence is located in Belfast, 1.2 km from The Waterfront Hall. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. 147 The Residence features free WiFi throughout the property. There is... read more

53 reviews 8.7

£ 1.00

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The Avenue Belfast

BT5 4FW, Belfast, Templemore Avenue

The Avenue Belfast is set in Belfast, 2.9 km from The Belfast Empire Music Hall and 2.9 km from Titanic Belfast. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge,... read more

528 reviews 7.5

£ 31.35

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Titanic Hotel Belfast

BT3 9DT, Belfast, Queens Road Titanic Quarter

Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Titanic Hotel Belfast is located opposite the Titanic Belfast. It is 600 metres from the SSE Arena. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Rooms feature an Art Deco theme... read more

5076 reviews 8.7

£ 1.00

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Maldron Hotel Belfast City

BT2 7GE, Belfast, 20 Brunswick Street Belfast

Boasting a bar and on-site dining, Maldron Hotel Belfast City is located in Belfast, 200 metres from the Grand Opera House. The property is a 10-minute walk from The Waterfront Hall and an 18-minute walk... read more

4443 reviews 8.3

£ 57.90

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Castlereagh guest House

BT5 4NN, Belfast, 33 Castlereagh Place

Set in Belfast, 1.4 km from The Waterfront Hall, Castlereagh guest House features views of the city. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi... read more

188 reviews 7.4

£ 29.00

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Hampton By Hilton Belfast City Centre

BT12 5EE, Belfast, Hope Street

Hampton by Hilton Belfast City Centre is located only 1.4 miles from the SSE Arena and a minute's walk from Great Victoria Street rail station. It features an on-site business centre and fitness facilities. Secure... read more

6407 reviews 8.2

£ 69.00

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AC Hotel by Marriott Belfast

BT1 3FE, Belfast, Donegall Quay, Belfast Harbour

AC Hotel Belfast is an urban retreat in Northern Ireland in a renowned riverside location. Explore Belfast on foot with Titanic Belfast, City Hall, Belfast Waterfront, SSE Arena and the shops of Victoria Square just... read more

2640 reviews 8.5

£ 70.00

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Grand Central Hotel Belfast

BT2 7FF, Belfast, 9-15 Bedford Street

Featuring the Observatory Bar, Hastings Grand Central Hotel is situated in Belfast and is the tallest building in the city, and is 9-minute walk from The Waterfront Hall. The property is close to several well-known... read more

3390 reviews 8.8

£ 1.00

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Amica Guesthouse

BT6 9AP, Belfast, 9 Kingscourt Close

Set in Belfast, 2.7 km from SSE Arena, Amica Guesthouse features express check-in and check-out and free WiFi throughout the property. The property is located 3.3 km from The Belfast Empire Music Hall, 3.6 km... read more

497 reviews 8.6

£ 39.20

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Tyler’s Rest

BT1 4FT, Belfast, 2 William Street South Apt 106

Situated in Belfast, 1.5 km from The Belfast Empire Music Hall and 700 metres from The Waterfront Hall, Tyler’s Rest features accommodation with free WiFi and restaurant. The property is 700 metres from St. Annes... read more

93 reviews 9.3

£ 150.00

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The Lansdowne Hotel

BT15 4EF, Belfast, 657-659 Antrim Road

Situated in Belfast, 5.1 km from The Waterfront Hall, The Lansdowne Hotel features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a garden. Among the facilities at this property are a 24-hour front... read more

1239 reviews 8.8

£ 95.00

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Titanic Boutique, Luxury 4 Star Guest House

BT5 4FQ, Belfast, 149 Templemore Avenue

1.5 km from The Waterfront Hall, Titanic Boutique, Luxury 4 Star Guest House is set in Belfast and provides free WiFi and express check-in and check-out. This 4-star hotel offers dry cleaning services. The property... read more

352 reviews 8

£ 69.00

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Located in the nearby village of Aldergrove

star Cheap Hotels near Belfast City Airport

airplaneBelfast City is located adjacent to the port, which is situated roughly 3 miles north east of the city. This terminal was opened close to the end of World War I as a training facility for the Royal Flying Corps and remained in function after the war had ended, as a RAF establishment.

Between 1918 and the beginning of World War II, this airport was used for civic purposes and some of the first flights landing here, carried newspapers from Chester.

After 1946, this terminal was rebuilt and was renamed to George Best Belfast City Airport. Most civic traffic was permanently diverted here by the 1950s due to adverse weather conditions By 1985, more than 1.5 million passengers were utilising this airport annually and and by the mid nineties, ‘Belfast International’ had become privatised and passenger numbers had increased to an annual 2.5 million.

Large airlines such as Easyjet have established large bases here and flights from this city depart for locations throughout Europe, Asia and the Americas.

What used to be known as George Best Belfast City Airport has always been relatively easy to get to, however over the last few decades, road links have made accessing this terminal even more efficient.

From the centre of the city, getting to the airfield is as simple as taking the M2 to the north and then turning onto the A57 at junction 7. The M2 is a vital link for passengers travelling to the airport from the south of the city too. Anyone using a satellite navigation system may find it useful to know the post code, which is BT29 4AB.

More than 8000 spaces creates ample parking and there is also a frequent shuttle service which runs to and from the city center. The shuttle service is available from directly outside the terminal and passes by a number of cheap hotels on the way to the city as well as heading to towns like Lisburn and Londonberry.

Finding overnight accommodation to let in the area is the ideal way of ensuring you arrive in good time for your departure and remain as calm as possible before your flight. Several hotels nearby provide free car parking and free Wifi. Guest rooms in this past of Northern Ireland start from as little as 20 GBP for a single and there are plenty of them within a five mile radius of the airfield. Many local properties in this region are often a family run business, providing good hearty food and a fine display of customer service.

Places to Stay before or after your flight

One of the cheapest accommodations is b&b Parkview Lodge. This top-class bed and breakfast in Belfast has been recommended for a long time by famous travel guides and is situated near Belfast city centre.

Parkview Lodge is also close to Belfast Castle and Cavehill Country Park, and the ferry terminal is 3 minutes drive away, Waterfront Hall and Odyssey Arena 5 minutes drive away. Inexpensive guest house not far from George Best city airport !

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George Best Belfast City Airport in Northern Ireland

Name : George Best Belfast City Airport

Location : the terminal is situated about 3 miles or 5 km northeast of Belfast city centre in Northern Ireland, adjacent to the cruise and ferry Port of Belfast.

Train Transport

The airport is served by nearby Sydenham railway station, located across the A2 from the old passenger terminal. It is served by frequent Northern Ireland Railways trains between Bangor and Portadown (trains call at the Belfast Central and Great Victoria Street railway stations).

Bus Transport

Flexibus route 600 express bus service runs between the airport to the Belfast Europa Buscentre adjacent to the Europa Hotel and Belfast Great Victoria Street railway station. Metro bus 3A operates every 10 minutes from Sydenham to Belfast City Hall.

By Car

George Best City airport is situated on the A2, Sydenham by-pass road between Belfast and Holywood.

Address : Belfast BT3 9JH, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


Main Airlines : Flybe (largest operator), Aer Lingus, British Airways and Citywing.

The Short Brothers/Bombardier aircraft manufacturing facility is also located on the airport site.

Terminals : one passenger terminal.

Postcode District : BT3 9JH

Region : County Antrim

Country : Northern Ireland

Tel. : +44 28 9093 9093

Nearest Hotels : north-east of Belfast city center, close to the A2 and A20.

Things to do and see nearby

The Searcher, CS Lewis Wardrobe Statue (Holywood Road, Northern Ireland): the statue depicts Digory Kirke, a character from Lewis’ Narnia books, looking into the famous wardrobe.

Redburn Country Park (Old Holywood Road, Jackson’s Road, Holywood BT16 1YP, Northern Ireland): country park good for a walk. The high ground delivers fantastic views over Belfast Lough and the Docks area.

Victoria Park (Park Avenue, Belfast 4, Northern Ireland): well maintained and peaceful park. It’s great for taking dogs for a walk and also for taking children on their bikes. There is a bike track to go around.

Odyssey Arena (2 Queen’s Quay BT3 9QQ, Northern Ireland): popular ice skating rink, sports arena and an interactive science center.