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“Functional” 3 of 5 stars
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Wellington Park Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   21 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland   |  
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Ranked #28 of 44 hotels in Belfast
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“Functional”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This hotel has an excellent position, next to the University. The rooms are clean and attractive, but the overall feeling of the hotel is functional, rather than exciting. The breakfast was very dull. The fruit was tired, the pastries basic, and there was no-one available to cook bespoke items like poached egg (which is usually the case in this type of business hotel).

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We organised a dinner for about 50 people at the Wellington Park Hotel at the beginning of March as part of a conference taking place at Queen's. The dinner was a huge success and everyone who attended had a really enjoyable evening. The food is wonderful and the rates are very reasonable, it's very good value for money. Moreover, the staff at the hotel are fantastic, they're extremely helpful and very friendly. They really went out of their way to help us organise the evening and to make sure everything went smoothly on the actual night. I would highly recommend the hotel to anyone who is planning a similar event.

Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We were extremely disappointed with the allocated room during a recent stay in this hotel. Our room was on the 4th floor and was very small. The decor was very drab and the bathroom needed a facelift. The noise from the fan in the bathroom sounded like an aircraft taking off and this was activated every time the bathroom light was turned on. When we made these comments to reception when checking out we were informed that the 4th floor had not yet been refurbished, yet we had paid full price for this room and had not been told this when we checked in!

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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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hgibson, Head of Sales & Revenue at Wellington Park Hotel, responded to this review, March 20, 2013
Thank you for your comments. You will already be aware that rooms are undergoing staged refurbishment and the entire hotel stock will shortly be completed. Rooms are allocated on the basis of arrival or, if a guest has a particular preference, which,in your case, was the highest (4th) floor.
The new rooms are stylish yet still feature lots of comfort - feather duvets and pillows, free wifi, hospitality tray etc. We hope we can welcome you back in the future.

Thank you once again,

Helen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

On Saturday 9 march I had my hen party at wellie park , it was £19.50 for 3 course meal cocktail on arrival an tee-shirt. The staff let my daughter go down a few hours before and decorate the VIP section of restaurant , on arrival the cocktails were on the tables and right from the start the staff were very attentive nothing was so much trouble .

There was 4 starters , 4 mains ( steak being one of them and no extra was charged for the steak ) and 4 desserts all the food was excelliant there was 28 of us and everyone loved the food which is no mean feet to please everyone .

The staff throughout we're great , the food was fab and as an older bride afterwards had the best of both worlds with disco one side for the younger ones and group in the Lounge area .

All I can say is THANK YOU wellie park for giving me a fab night :)

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

Took my mum out today to the Wellington Park Hotel for Mother's Day. As we all know Mother's Day in hotels can be hit or miss but today was a big hit. The food was superb (both in terms of variety and quality), the service was excellent and overall was very good value for money. I highly recommend the Wellington Park as a family friendly location for Sunday lunch, or indeed any occasion. If you are visiting Belfast this is a must!

  • Stayed March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We held our formal here on 7th March. Amazing service from the staff, incredibly helpful to help us organise it. Beautiful venue with high quality services, would definitely consider going back again!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013

I organised an Academic Conference at the Wellington Park Hotel in Belfast last week. The feedback from the delegates was extremely positive. The delegates came from 26 different countries and many were visiting Belfast for the first time. The facilities at the hotel met the needs of the Conference exactly and it represented extremely good value for money compared to many other hotels. The delegates commented that the staff were extremely friendly and available throughout the day to assist with any requirements.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Wellington Park Hotel

Address: 21 Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6RU, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#13 Business Hotel in Belfast
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Wellington Park Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A well established, four star independently owned and managed Hotel in a great location, close to Queens University, The Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens and only minutes from the many tourist attractions now available in Belfast. With 75 large comfortable bedrooms, a spacious welcoming foyer and conference facilities for up to 300, a lively Bar and Restaurant, it's no wonder this hotel is popular with locals and visitors alive. Private coach and car parking. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Best Western Belfast
Belfast Best Western

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