Welcome slate in room on arrival

10 great things to know when staying at the Europa

We recently stayed in the beautiful 4 star Europa Hotel in Belfast and discovered a modern hotel with a fantastic team looking after an iconic building right in the city centre. Invited along by the Hastings group to check out their pride and joy and to rediscover the Europa, a hotel I haven’t stayed in for a […]

Theatre express

The Europa Hotel has joined forces with Translink NI Railways and the Grand Opera House to put together a show-stopping package – the Belfast Theatre Express from only £95pps*. This fantastic package includes train travel to Belfast, overnight accommodation in a superior room with breakfast and theatre ticket to Evita, which takes place from Tuesday […]

Miss NI sneak peek

The OUTLET Banbridge, fashion sponsor for the upcoming Open+Direct Miss NI grand finale in the Europa Hotel on Monday night, met up with a few of this year’s finalists for an exclusive sneak peek of the night’s fashion show trends. These are just some of the dreamy day looks and chic evening dresses which will […]

The Fate awards 2011

By all accounts the Fate awards this year were a resounding success. They had flown in more celebrities than we’ve ever seen in one place in Belfast before. All the usual reality TV stars such as Alex Reid, Big Brother winner Chantelle Houghton, X Factor’s Katie Waissel and Pineapple Dance studios Andrew Stone were among […]

Happy Birthday Europa

Did you know that the Europa Hotel is 40 years old this year? Originally opened in 1971 as the Grand Metropolitan, the hotel became the Forum Hotel in 1983. Then in 1993 it was taken over by the Hastings Hotel group and renamed the Europa. The hotel has had a number of refurbishments and expansions […]