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The George Best Hotel to Showcase Unseen Memorabilia

The George Best Hotel is set to become one of the most unique hotels in Belfast. Our upcoming venue will celebrate the life of football icon, George Best. Working closely with the Best family, we're delighted to announce that we'll be showcasing unseen memorabilia from the Northern Irish star's career. George Best's sister Barbara and brother-in-law Norman McNarry have kindly...

Best, Law and Charlton: The Best Moments of The Holy Trinity

On a cold day in January 1964, after a difficult spell for Manchester United, three players strode out onto the pitch at West Brom as part of the starting XI for the very first time. What came next was nearly a full decade of fantastic football from those who became Manchester United’s Holy Trinity. Today, 47 years since all three players...

Bob Bishop – The Football Scout who Discovered George Best

In 1961, Manchester United scout Bob Bishop discovered 15 year old George Best. Captivated by George's raw talent and skilful trickery, Bishop sent club manager Matt Busby a life-changing eight worded telegram. The message read, "I think I've found you a genius"...and the rest is history. If their paths hadn't intertwined, the world may never have known the name of the...

A First Look at The George Best Hotel’s Unique Conference Venues

The George Best Hotel will be home to luxury conference venues in the heart of Belfast. With the development of the hotel well underway, we're busy behind the scenes preparing to bring Belfast an exclusive corporate experience. Our grand hotel will sit in Donegall Square in the B1 listed Scottish Mutual Building. With iconic landmarks just a stone's throw away,...

Belfast Festival Season 2018 | Must-Visit Festivals in the City

From explorations of prosecco-making to celebrations of traditional Irish music, there's a huge variety of events planned for the rest of the year as part of the Belfast Festival Season for 2018. With the annual Culture Night on the horizon this month, we've also got a film extravaganzas for young people to look forward to, spooky scenes on the Titanic Slipways...

Get to Know Our Front of House Manager! And Join the Team

The George Best Hotel is looking to bring a sprinkle of Signature Living style to the Northern Irish capital. Known for our fresh approach to the hotel industry, this will be something Belfast has never seen before! George Best always said he wanted “more, more of everything” and that is just what we’re looking for – especially for our Front of...

Our Guide to What’s On this Christmas in Belfast

Christmas in Belfast is an enchanting time of year. From the twinkling festive decorations to most unmissable events, we've compiled the best of what's on this Christmas. So, take a look at what you can look forward to during the most wonderful time of the year! Belfast Christmas Lights Switch On When: 17th November 2018 Where: Belfast City Hall, Donegall...

What Will Weddings Look Like at The George Best Hotel?

The George Best Hotel is set to become one of the best wedding venues in Belfast. The restoration project will see Belfast's Scottish Mutual Building transformed into a a luxury venue celebrating the life and legacy of a Northern Irish icon. If you're planning to celebrate your special day in Belfast, look no further! You'll fall head over heels for...

Join Us for Christmas at The George Best Hotel

Bring a sprinkle of magic to your festive celebrations by celebrating the most wonderful time of the year at The George Best Hotel. Set within the picturesque Donegall Square, Belfast's most exciting new hotel will be hosting lashings of festive fun throughout the Christmas season with decadent meals and delightful treats for a month filled with joy. From sumptuous Christmas...

12 Places to Visit in Belfast if You Love History

Belfast is a city that’s had a rich, complex and, at times, challenging history. Around every corner of the Northern Irish capital you’ll find buildings, memorials and artefacts that tell a story of the city’s past. For history lovers, the wealth of historical interest makes the city a great place to visit. We’ve complied a list of the 12 best...

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