Ireland (DK Eyewitness Travel Guide) - Lisa Gerard-Sharp
From the calm of Cork to the bustle of Belfast, this essential guide to Ireland leads the way. Unique cutaway maps and 3D models help you explore the...... more
From the calm of Cork to the bustle of Belfast, this essential guide to Ireland leads the way. Unique cutaway maps and 3D models help you explore the grandeur of Dublin and the natural beauty of the Giants Causeway. Tips on where to find the bestkept Guinness mean youll be sure to find a warm welcome wherever you go. An ideal introduction to the country, the guide locates Ireland geographically, setting it in both modern and historical context and explains how life changes throughout the year. It also features an overview of the many specialities, main sight seeing attractions and a complete area by area guide; all described with maps, photographs and detailed illustrations.Expertly researched information on hotels, shops, restaurants, bars, sports and entertainments ensure all your needs are taken care of; while a survival guide section offers you practical advice on everything from posting a letter to navigating public transport.Over 1,000 photographs, illustrations and maps Cutaways and floorplans of all the major sights Easytouse 3D aerial views give you a birds eye view of the most popular areas Where to eat, where to stay and how to get around
Advantages: Close to city centre, very affordable, spacious rooms. Disadvantages: Some minor faults in some rooms, very thin walls.
...I have stayed at Days Hotel Belfast twice with a friend totalling just over 2 weeks spent at the hotel. I find the staff happy to help, polite and friendly. I have stayed in 2 different rooms during my stays - both were very spacious, clean, comfortable, simple. The bathrooms were very large compared to some other hotels I have stayed in so I was pleasantly su...
Advantages: Good location Disadvantages: Expensive and IMHO overated
...something pretty special, such as my 6? 6? bed in Amsterdam or my 3ft deep bath in Prague, well I am sad to say that the Europa let me down on both these fronts but more about that later.
The Europa is Belfast?s largest hotel with 240 rooms and has hosted some rather famous guests including I believe Bill Clinton.
For this the Europa undoubtedly gets full marks, from what I can gather...
...I stayed in the Ramada Hotel in Belfast and I must say that the experiance had its flaws and its charms. I normally stay in the Hilton or the Europa in Belfast if I ever decide to stay but because of the busy Valintines Day period I was unable to book a room in either of these hotels so I then decided to book a room with the Ramada.
The price of this hotel was reasonable, at £79 a night, I...