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Park Avenue Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   158 Holywood Road, Belfast BT4 1PB, Northern Ireland   |  
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Ranked #15 of 44 Hotels in Belfast
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
“hidden gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

This was my second stay at the Park Avenue and yet again I found the accommodation and service exceptional.The hotel is centrally located, only being a five minute drive to Belfast city centre and very convenient to Ravenhill rugby grounds.
Breakfast and bar snacks are excellent.Superb value for money.
Reception staff professional, efficient and friendly

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

The room was not great- very basic.. I really dont understand the hype about this place, The noise of the aircon system was very annoying - kept waking up because of it. Then when we used the shower it was like a jack hammer was going off in the room. When checking out we were never asked how our stay was so it was awkward bringing up the complaints but it had to be said. Nothing special about this hotel at all. Very basic no frills. Would not recommend park avenue to anyone

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

I arrived here in a business trip, the hotel was clean, rooms were spacious and service and staff were very good.

The hotel is 2.5 miles from the airport, there are local shops and take always including Chinese.

I arrived slightly late, the ladies behind the desk were very helpful. I asked for a room on a lower floor and that's what they found me.

  • Stayed December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

I recently returned from a 3 night break to Belfast and a stay in the Park Avenue Hotel.

My husband is local to the area and I lived in Belfast myself for 6 years so we know the Park Avenue Hotel very well (or so we thought!). We have often used the bar and attended several wedding functions which were all very nice and we expected more of the same while staying as hotel guests.

We arrived shortly before 12.00 noon and enquired about the check-in time. The extremely helpful receptionist spoke to housekeeping and they advised that our room would be ready in 10 minutes despite check-in time being 2.00 pm.

We had booked a standard double and the room was excellent! The bed was very comfortable, the room was the perfect temperature and there was a hairdryer, tea/coffee facilities and a full size iron and ironing board. The room was a good size and was absolutely spotless. Our room was serviced on each day we were there to an exceptional standard. We (apparently) had a problem with our TV remote which was fixed before we even reported it!

Breakfast was an absolute delight and you can get more or less anything you would expect at breakfast time. The food was of a very high standard and set us up perfectly for the day.

We also ate a meal in the bar which was very tasty although, of course, we knew it would be after eating there for a number of years.

The staff in the hotel were all so helpful and kind and the atmosphere was pleasant without being 'stuffy' which we have experienced before in 4-star hotels.

We told all our family and friends in Northern Ireland how impressed we were with our stay and we will definitely return.

I would recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I travel to N.Ireland every 8 weeks for 3 nights at a time. I have stayed at this hotel serval times due to its location, free Wi-Fi, great rooms and good food. When I am unable to get in to this hotel and stay anywhere else my business trip is never as enjoyable.

Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012 via mobile

Had a great week end at this hotel will definitely go back the stAff were very friendly the food was first class good location plenty to do and see would recommend to anyone , looking forward to next visit.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I have stayed at the Park Avenue too many times to mention and always find the staff helpful and friendly, the food is very good and the rooms large, very clean and well kept. Its location is ideal for both the business and pleasure.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Park Avenue Hotel

Address: 158 Holywood Road, Belfast BT4 1PB, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Luxury Hotel in Belfast
#9 Business Hotel in Belfast
#12 Family Hotel in Belfast
#12 Romantic Hotel in Belfast
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Park Avenue Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 56
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Park Avenue Belfast
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