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Stormont Hotel
Ranked #9 of 43 Hotels in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence
manchester
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166 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“good hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

I stayed at the stormont for 2 nights. I checked into the room to find a empty vodka bottle, left by the previous guest, who it seemed had also taken the toilet seat ! Went back to reception, and was allocated another room straight away. The hotel has been going through a full refurbishment, and it seems newly refurbished rooms do not have a bath, just a walk in shower. The rooms are very nicely decorated, with a large very comfortable bed with excellent bedding. I found the restaurant to be nice, if not a little pricey. There are no bars/pubs or restaurants nearby so you are restricted to the hotel unless you decide to go into town. The hotel has a gym but it really is a token offering, not a proper gym.

Room Tip: refurbished rooms have no bath.
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank pauljbManchester
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Norman M, General Manager at Stormont Hotel, responded to this review, November 24, 2012
I appreciate your feedback.
Housekeeping had taken the first room you were allocated off thier system but it had not reached reception sorry about that.
I am glad you enjoyed your stay.
We have a Sizzle and Sip menu which runs 5 to 7 with two course meal and a glass of wine for £15 try that on your next visit it is very popular.
see you again soon.
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Belfast, UK
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87 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2012

Stayed here for the first time Saturday night just passed for an event in the Hotel. Nice hotel, nice clean room albeit a little on the small side - 2 people would have trouble passing each other anywhere in the room although I could live with this.

It loses a star for the ridiculous price of drinks, a rose wine and a white wine spritzer £12.60!!! so decided to switch to cider which still stung the wallet at £4 a pop but gave me change from a £10 for 2 - you can get drinks cheaper in Central London.

It loses the second star as I was woken at 3am by a guy in another room screaming, shouting and stamping his feet and bashing a table/chair - I say screaming as this was not the room beside us or other side of the hall it was a good 2 if not 3 rooms away, I called reception to complain who said they would check it out but it continued for another 30 minutes and then it only stopped from what appeared to be another person associated with them knocking on the door and telling them to quiet down.

I accept that the guy was not the hotels fault but I would have thought that it could’ve been handled better and quicker. Nothing was said to me on check out even although I let them know my room number when I reported it.

So I came away feeling tired and overcharged for drinks, I wouldn't discourage others from going there/using as this could of just been my bad experience but they do need to revise their bar prices.

Room Tip: Better views at the front - unless you like looking at roofs and car parks.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank CardinalBaz
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Norman M, General Manager at Stormont Hotel, responded to this review, November 24, 2012
Thank you for your feedback .
Sorry about the noisy guest the night staff did try and keep them quiet as much as they could.
thankfully we rarely get complaints of this nature.
There is a wine list with varying degrees of prices for you to chose from . we do try and cater for all tastes and budgets.
Hope to see you gain soon.
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2012

I have stayed at the Stormont Hotel several times for business. It is a comfortable, modern hotel with a decent restaurant, very close to the Parliament Buildings and the Stormont park around them. Staff are always very helpful and friendly. Taxi-ride into the city centre, about 15 minutes and £8.

Room Tip: The rooms on the ground floor are large and well fitted-out.
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Dianne B
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Norman M, General Manager at Stormont Hotel, responded to this review, November 11, 2012
Thank you for the review.
It is great that a regular customer takes time to post a review . I really appeciate your business see you again soon I hope .
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Belfast
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2012

The hotel is great, lots of space, great location, just a short drive to the City centre. All the staff were friendly and polite, service was good and the food excellent.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Helpful?
Thank Bob M
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Norman M, General Manager at Stormont Hotel, responded to this review, November 24, 2012
Great to hear you enjoyed your stay hope to see you again soon.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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110 reviews
91 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

Location a bit far away from the city, which I don’t really mind as I need to sleep, the staff was really nice, she checked me inn fast and professional , a big clean room, big and confy bed, big screen TV, and got everything what I need.
The restaurant was really good, the food was tasty, I ate twice in the hotel restaurant, and the variety of cocktail was also good.
Only ordering room service late at night was a bit hard, ended up I ordered pizza from domino 
I would for sure recommend this hotel to my friends if they need some rest, despite the location , I really enjoy the service and the hospitality.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Ephie L
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Norman M, General Manager at Stormont Hotel, responded to this review, November 11, 2012
Thank you for your review.
I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us.
With the new bus lanes in place it is easier to get to the city centre only takes 15 mins so if you feel like shopping or exploring its much easier now.
Thanks for the feedback on room service issues I am addressing that with night staff and chef.
Hope to see you soon.
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Galway, Galway, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2012

Stayed in this hotel for 2 nights. The main reason for booking Stormont Hotel was the free car parking that was available ( I refuse to consider any hotel that charge for this ). Room was spacious , clean and quiet ,facing out onto the gates of Stormont Buildings. Staff were friendly & helpful. Buffet breakfast was exceptionally good , plenty of variety & fresh , not dried up like most establishments serving hot food. Again staff here were extremely helpful. Also with the large crowd on Sunday morning there was no waiting around. We ate in the " La Scala Bistro " on Saturday evening. Luckily we had booked it on arrival on the Friday evening as it was completely booked out on Sat night. As it turned out the meal in this restaurant was OK , nothing to get excited about. Having read some of the negative comments regarding this hotel , Im afraid that I could not add to them. We had a pleasant stay here & would not hesitate to stay here again in the future.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank Podge N
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Norman M, General Manager at Stormont Hotel, responded to this review, November 11, 2012
Thank you for the review.
I am glad you enjoyed you weekend break hope to see you again soon.
La Scala does get very busy at the weekend with non residents as well, booking was agreat idea.
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Derry
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

Lovely peacful hotel set in a lovely area and easy access to Stormont itself, food in the bistro was also of a high standard and very reasonably priced. Bedroom comfortable and spacious. Staff helpful also

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank october44
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Norman M, General Manager at Stormont Hotel, responded to this review, November 11, 2012
Thank you for the review .
Glad your stay was great hope to see you again soon.
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Additional Information about Stormont Hotel

Property: Stormont Hotel
Address: 587 Upper Newtownards Rd, Belfast BT4 3LP, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > Belfast
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Belfast
#9 Family Hotel in Belfast
#15 Business Hotel in Belfast
#19 Romantic Hotel in Belfast
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Stormont Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 105
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Stormont Hotel is situated in the leafy suburbs, four miles from the City Centre, overlooking Stormont Castle. Renowned for its professionalism, the Stormont hotel has 105 bedrooms and 15 conference suites. There are many attractions within close proximity to the hotel including the spectacular scenery of County Down, and over 20 golf courses. ... more   less 
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