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What to Expect from Belfast’s George Best Hotel

Starting in 2008 with one apartment in Liverpool, at Signature Living we’re renowned for bringing cities long-term, luxury accommodation. All of our hotels and venues create a variety of long-term jobs and attract diverse groups of tourists and locals throughout the year.

Following this year’s success of our large-scale restoration of Cardiff’s Coal Exchange building, we’re now setting our sights on expanding to Ireland and are hugely excited to bring something fresh and unique to the Northern Irish capital, Belfast.

Locals and tourists can begin to look forward to a George Best-themed hotel set to transform the former Scottish Mural building into an 80-bedroom hotel equipped with luxury suites, premium onsite amenities and an extensive museum, celebrating the life and legacy of the footballing legend.

Born in 1946, George Best remains one of Belfast’s most treasured icons. Remembered for his electrifying performances for Northern Ireland and his unforgettable days at Manchester United, George Best radiated unrivalled talent and charisma that captivated hearts around the world.

The George Best Hotel is set to follow a similar format to The Shankly Hotel, Liverpool’s luxury hotel commemorating the life of Liverpool Football Manager Bill Shankly. The striking hotel attracts a wide variety of guests throughout the year. Working closely with the Shankly family, we’ve been able to create a truly immersive experience at the Shankly, weaving fascinating stories around the hotel with the restaurant and bar featuring exclusive memorabilia. Overnight guests and restaurant visitors can admire personal items as well as trophies, clothing and Bill Shankly’s original Liverpool FC contract.

Though the Shankly is of course a go-to spot for LFC fans, the stylish hotel with its central location is also favoured by visitors and tourists hoping to explore famous landmarks or enjoy Liverpool’s nightlife scene. Offering luxury suites and a fantastic location, we expect The George Best Hotel to do the same.

While our themes are truly unique, the Signature Living decor and blend of contemporary and traditional style is what really sets us apart and leaves a lasting impression on our guests. We specialise in group accommodation, creating sociable and stylish rooms without compromising on space or privacy. Our accommodation spaces are a favourite for celebrating special occasions with groups of family and friends as well as couples in search of a short city break.

Belfast is the perfect city for our George Best hotel and we’re certainly looking forward to putting our exciting plans into action! We hope to see you soon.

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