This Grand Central is the second of its kind; a contemporary reincarnation of a Victorian hotel with the same name that glimmered on Royal Avenue from 1893 to the 1970's. The modern equivalent – beautifully simple, simply beautiful, on every sublime level. Inside grandeur meets glamour, historic stories inspire contemporary design and luxury is elevated by local authenticity. This hotel is truly something to behold; a new jewel for Belfast,with an old soul.
The 300 luxurious bedrooms and suites are designed for absolute comfort and relaxation. Room to breathe and spectacular views over the glittering city beneath make for mesmerising stay overs. Each room has been lovingly created as an oasis of calm – a thoughtfully crafted cityscape sanctuary teeming with touchable, tactile fabrics and state of-the-art finishes. Snoozing has never been dreamier.
Vibrant and contemporary, The Grand Café is a dazzling space. Perfect for a long latte,bistro bite or simply a glass of Sauvignon, it has its own exclusive cosmopolitan vibe. Step in from Bedford Street to discover a place which is cool in an understated, laid back kind of way – coolness that’s countered by its spirited Belfast charm.Walls of windows flood the space with light,the sweeping counter invites gastronomic perusing and assorted seating suits all manner of get togethers – from the casual meeting to catch-ups over coffee and long,lazy lunches. The Grand Café is an everydayplace with an easy-going elegance. It will catch your eye as you walk by but when you step inside you’ll want to stay.This is one exquisite venue with two distinct spaces. Quality exudes from every angle –from the phenomenal cuisine and cocktails to the lavish fabrics and fittings. The art deco nods, high ceilings and sense of space add a distinctive drama – and the vibe inside shifts as the day rolls in and the sun rolls round.
The restaurant and bar feel bright at breakfast and mesmerisingly dreamy of an evening. And this is the Seahorse’s real allure, it’s a dual destination with multiple moods – the perfect back drop for sumptuous afternoon tea or delicious dining and fine wines.To be stunned, go to our sky high 23rd floor. The Observatory is the Grand Central’s jewel.An awe-inspiring cocktail lounge with spectacular, unique views of Belfast and beyond.From pavement to panorama,this is the highest bar in all of Ireland – and it makes for an extraordinary experience. The decadent décor combined with the stunning vistas make the inside feel intimate, and the outside infinite. It’s the eyes over the city that gives this bar its out-of-this-world air.
The Grand Central is about show casing the very best of Belfast, and the Observatory does that in high-definition.Just as Belfast is at the heart of the Grand Central, the Grand Central is at the heart of Belfast.Set in the up and coming Linen Quarter, the hotel is a spectacular hub for exploring Titanic Quarter’s history or Cathedral Quarter’s charming cobbled streets, pubs and eateries.Theatre buffs, shopaholics and historians alike will all be spoiled for choice, with a host of options right on their doorstep.Conveniently located for all transport access, the Grand Central is perfectly placed for every city centre endeavour and golf tour.