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Plans For Lifesize Likeness Of George Best Landmark Unveiled

Soon Belfast will be welcoming a new landmark, a tribute to one of the world’s greatest footballers and Irish legend George Best. The life-size likeness of George Best will sit atop one of four new hotels in Belfast city centre, The George Best Hotel. A New Belfast Landmark The city of Belfast already has a long list of wonderful landmarks...

Explore Belfast Through the Footsteps of George Best

George Best might have left Belfast at the tender age of 15, but his heart continued to belong to the Northern Irish city long after he'd departed. Born in east Belfast on 22 May 1946 to a working-class family, there are spots all around the city that were touched by a little bit of George Best magic throughout his life....

Exclusive First Look Inside the Iconic George Best Hotel

As we begin the count down to the grand opening of The George Best Hotel, it's time to take a closer look inside this stunning development. So, enjoy an exclusive first glimpse at the interior of this iconic building and find out some of the big plans we have for this brand new Belfast venue. From construction news to design...

Beer Gardens Belfast – A Guide to the Best in Belfast

If you're visiting the Northern Irish capital this summer, why not explore the best of beer gardens in Belfast? From hidden gems to local favourites, we've compiled a list of the most unmissable spots to sit back, relax and catch some rays! So, get ready to explore the city and settle down with the perfect pint. Cutters Wharf Belfast What...

7 Iconic Footballers to Have Worn the Number 7 Jersey

The number 7 jersey has earned a glowing reputation over the decades. And it's fair to say that George Best set the bar particularly high when he donned the famous Manchester United jersey. Fom Eric Cantona to David Beckham, it didn't take long for a pattern of successful stars to follow. So, we thought we'd take a look at some of...

A Nostalgic Look Back at Belfast’s Donegall Square

Situated in the centre of the city, you'll find Belfast's bustling Donegall Square. Along with a multitude of other streets in the city, the iconic area is named after the Donegall family. Each side of the square is named after its geographical location (Donegall North, South, East and West). Home to a number of exquisite buildings and top department stores throughout...

A Unique Stay in Best’s Family Home

An unassuming terraced house in east Belfast is fast becoming one of the most sought-after Airbnb’s in the city. From the outside, it looks like many other homes in Belfast, but once you know its history, you’ll understand why people are clamouring to stay at this Airbnb in Belfast. 16 Burren Way isn’t just a standard Belfast home, it was...

Let’s Take a Look at What Belfast has to Look Forward to in 2018

Belfast is quickly becoming one of the top places to visit in Europe for international travellers and thanks to a surge in tourist traffic Belfast can look forward to some exciting developments in 2018. These include music festivals, unique hotel developments and an overdue revamp of the city airport. Check out four fabulous things Belfast will be looking forward to...

George Best Hotel in The Guardian’s ’20 Hotels of 2018′

This month, we were featured in The Guardian's '20 Best New UK Hotels and Hostels for 2018' and we were thrilled to make the cut. The George Best Hotel was featured amongst some fantastic new venues including the Cow Hollow Hotel in Manchester and The Globe in Norfolk. Describing the upcoming hotel, Joanne O'Connor wrote: "Following the success of Hotel Football...

High Price for George Best Memorabilia

George Best touched the lives of millions, wowing fans on the pitch and capturing the hearts of the general public as a superstar. Everyone wants a bit of Best in their lives to commemorate the life of a great man, so we’ve taken a look back at some of the George Best memorabilia that people paid a high price for....

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