Celebrate The New Year in Style with Hastings Hotels
Posted on: 2019-12-05 10:25:29News
Celebrate the arrival of the new year in style with Hastings Hotels! Find out more about the New Year’s Eve events taking place across our Hotels by clicking the links below.. Culloden Estate & Spa Welcome in 2020 in the luxurious surroundings
Doorman and the Duck
Posted on: 2019-12-05 10:02:51News
On behalf of all the team at Hastings Hotels we would like to take this opportunity to wish you, your family and friends a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
We'd like to thank you for your loyal custom throughout 2019 and we look forward to welcoming you all again in 2020.
If you haven't had a chance to see our new Christmas advert which showcases the heartwarming story of the Doorman and the Duck - click below to view it now..
Fast Track to Gift Cards!
Posted on: 2019-12-05 09:45:58News
The countdown to Christmas is officially on and we are excited to unveil our brand new for 2019, exclusive Gift Card Sales Booths! Throughout the festive season, you will notice one of these at each of our seven Hotel Receptions. We appreciate that you may
Introducing our Hotel Heores!
Four members of staff from Hastings Hotels, with a combined 123 years of employment with the group, have been recognised as Hotel Heroes by the Northern Ireland Hotels Federation (NIHF). To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the NIHF has marked the
Forget Love Island… Love Northern Ireland
Posted on: 2019-07-05 09:57:43Northern Ireland
This summer as we tune into Love Island and watch the blue skies and summer sunsets you could easily be forgiven for enviously wanting to join them… but forget Love Island… here is why Northern Ireland will be 100% your type on paper. The view
Hastings Hotels named Best Luxury Hotel Group
Posted on: 2019-06-28 10:45:36News
Hastings Hotels has been named Best Luxury Hotel Group at the annual Travel Media Awards in Dublinfor the second year in a row. Representatives from the travel trade and media gathered at the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin for the prestigious awards
Neil Shawcross Takes Art To New Heights
Howard Hastings, Managing Director of Hastings Hotels was joined by renowned artist Neil Shawcross MBE to unveil a new painting commissioned for the Grand Central Hotel. ‘Consommé Cup’, which is displayed in the Seahorse Bar
Ultimate St.Patricks Day Guide 2019
Posted on: 2019-02-08 12:38:20Belfast
Just like that January is over, (finally) which means St.Patrick’s day is just around the corner! This year St.Patrick’s Day falls on a Sunday which means some of us will have a long weekend of celebrating. With that in mind, we’ve put
10 Things To Do Across Northern Ireland
Posted on: 2019-02-01 15:03:00Belfast
There’s no reason to ever be bored when staying in Northern Ireland. We’ve rounded up a 10 of our recommended things to do across the country – so whether you’re in Co. Antrim, Co. Down, Co. Londonderry or further afield there’
Five Fabulous Festivals in Belfast this Autumn
Posted on: 2018-09-28 13:08:26Belfast
Autumn in Belfast means one thing – festival season. Belfast is brimming with great family-friendly festivals this Autumn or if you are planning a short break away with friends there are some great night time events to keep you entertained.
From the Drawing Board to the Hotel Room - the journey of a Hastings Duck!
Posted on: 2018-09-13 14:19:34News
If you have stayed in any of our hotels you will undoubtedly be familiar with the smiling face of the Hastings Duck, greeting you in your room on arrival. But have you ever wondered how they got there? Our ducks have actually had quite the
Global Brands team up with Hastings Hotels for Digitalk: The Conference
Posted on: 2018-09-05 07:57:02Conference | News | Belfast
We are delighted to announce the line-up for our annual Digi-Talk: The Conference, with leading experts from Google, Facebook, ReviewPro, Shopify and Stackla, providing a unique insight into how local companies can grow their businesses online.
Interstellar Relaxation Autumn Day Spa Experience.
Posted on: 2018-08-22 09:30:04News
Indulge in a little luxury at one of our spas this Autumn as we are delighted to announce the launch of our Interstellar Relaxation Day Spa experience.
Navigating the Wedding Fair
Posted on: 2018-08-22 08:40:00Weddings
As Wedding Fair Season approaches at Hastings Hotels we often get asked by anxious brides how best to use of their time at one of our fairs – who should they talk to, what should their plan of attack for the day be, should they focus on the dress, music
A 'Grand Unveiling' of the Belfast International Arts Festival Programme
The Belfast International Arts Festival has launched a spectacular programme of over 120 events from home and abroad, including 12 premieres, running from the 16 October to the 3 November, at the city’s newest iconic hotel, the Grand Central.
The Observatory takes Afternoon Tea to a new level
Conleth Hendron, Observatory Manager from the Grand Central Hotel, is joined by Pamela Ballantine and Ross Thompson of Thompson’s Teas to launch a very special Afternoon Tea experience in the new Observatory Cocktail Lounge. Served on the
From the field to the fork
Posted on: 2018-08-06 16:21:59News
Hastings Hotels has announced a meaty new partnership with Hannan Meats.
Perfect Wedding Day gift ideas from Hastings Hotels
Posted on: 2018-07-11 08:54:58Weddings
You’ve sorted your outfits, organised the hair and makeup, but you still haven’t got around to picking up a wedding gift. At Hastings Hotels we know a thing or two about last-minute wedding gift requests, so with that in mind, we have put together
Family fun days out in Belfast this Summer.
Posted on: 2018-07-09 16:12:43Belfast
Planning a short break in Belfast with the kids this Summer? If so, check out our list of some of the best family attractions which will help you make the most of your stay. Botanic Gardens Just a short walk from Belfast City Centre the Botanic Gardens
Doors open to the Grand Central Hotel Belfast
TODAY sees the opening of the Grand Central Hotel, the largest and most expensively constructed hotel project ever seen in Northern Ireland. Residents of Belfast have watched over the past two years as Windsor House has transformed from an unloved office
Seven is the lucky number as Hastings Hotels celebrate award wins
Posted on: 2018-06-19 08:51:07News
With only days to go until Hastings Hotels opens its seventh property, the leading hotel group has started the celebrations early after picking up seven prestigious awards in the last month.
Father's Day treats at Hastings Hotels
Posted on: 2018-05-11 08:47:28News
The most important man in your life will take centre stage on Sunday 17th June, and to celebrate Father's Day our hotels will serve up a feast of delectable treats fit for a King. Ballygally Castle Father's Day Buffet lunch served 12:30pm - 2:30pm. Adults
A Royal 'I Do' at the Europa Hotel
Posted on: 2018-05-07 12:26:29News
Local Royal enthusiast, Laura-Ann Barr, who met both Kate and Meghan during their recent visits to Northern Ireland, is pictured at the launch of the Europa Hotel’s Royal Afternoon Tea. Come to the Europa to celebrate Harry and Meghan’s big day
Les Musicals Tour set for Hastings Hotels dates this October
Posted on: 2018-05-07 12:21:47News
TWO of musical theatres leading men and X Factor stars, Rhydian Roberts and G4 frontman Jonathan Ansell, have announced they will be bringing their nationwide tour to Hastings Hotels in October. Les Musicals presents the biggest hit songs from the West End
Stephen Meldrum appointed as General Manager of the Grand Central Hotel
Posted on: 2018-03-27 13:58:25News
The directors of Hastings Hotels have announced that Stephen Meldrum has been appointed General Manager of the new Grand Central Hotel. Mr Meldrum joined Hastings Hotels in 2002 as restaurant manager of Ballygally Castle before working his way to become the
St Patrick's Day festivities at Hastings Hotels
Looking for some inspiration for your St Patrick’s Day festivities and celebrations, at Hastings Hotels you can wet your shamrock in style this weekend… Europa Hotel Belfast Relax with a Pint & Irish Stew and watch the biggest rugby match
Hastings Hotels places biggest ever order for Cloud Beds
Posted on: 2018-03-09 10:11:50News
Coinciding with National Sleep Week, 11 – 17 March, Hastings Hotels has announced it has purchased 350 Cloud Beds for the Grand Central Hotel and to celebrate, the group has teamed up with its resident sleep expert to help make sure the people of Northern
Hastings Hotels supports local suppliers with launch of new Breakfast Booklet
Posted on: 2018-03-05 14:16:25News
HASTINGS Hotels has launched its new Who Made My Breakfast? booklet which celebrates the dedication and passion of the group’s suppliers from across Northern Ireland and the local produce used in what is said to be the most important meal of the day
Five facts you didn't know about Chinese New Year
Posted on: 2018-02-12 11:46:32News
As Ireland’s first hotel group to be awarded with the ‘China Ready’ accreditation, Hastings Hotels have prepared five facts about Chinese New Year that you may not be aware of. 1. The date of Chinese New Year
First look inside the Grand Central Hotel
Posted on: 2018-02-07 16:16:36News
HASTINGS Hotels has released the first artist’s impressions of how the inside of the new £53M Grand Central Hotel will look when it opens its doors in June. With 300 bedrooms and 23-storeys high, it will be Northern Ireland’s largest hotel