Derry, also known as Londonderry, is a thriving city in Northern Ireland, with a rich history stretching back to the 17th Century and encompassing iconic 20th century events that will be remembered for many years to come.
Derry has a fabulous range of hotels and other accommodation options, whether you’re looking for the height of luxury or something that means you won’t have to delve too deeply into your wallet — everything from five star for the stay of a lifetime, to cheap and cheerful properties for a budget experience. Whatever you choose, in whichever part of Northern Ireland’s second city, you’ll be guaranteed a warm Northern Irish welcome.
5 Star Hotel Facilities
What might you expect from a five star hotel? In Derry, it might well be a room with a view over the River Foyle and glimpses into the history of the city, in the guise of the historic walls.
Of course, you will be provided with a beautifully appointed room, en suite and a minibar, and food and beverages with 24-hour room service. The room will have WiFi, a safe and top quality personal care products. There will also be a laundry, ironing and shoe-polish service as standard. Often, there will be a personalised greeting in the room for each guest - maybe flowers or a present. A la carte restaurants are the order of the day.
Hotels as a Base for Exploring Derry
What better base to explore the diversity of an extraordinary city with its delightful waterfront area, its optimistic future enshrined in the Peace Bridge that spans the river Foyle, linking present and past with a memorable architectural statement?
Lively pubs and clubs thrum with traditional Irish music every night of the week, and you won’t want to miss the festivals, whether your preference is jazz, guitar playing, Irish culture and language or the marine pleasures of boating events.
Other 5 Star Accommodation Options
Five star options are not confined to hotels, for there are some truly fabulous bed and breakfast places that merit such a high accolade, and not just in the centre of Derry but in the beautiful countryside surrounding it.
Can you believe it? One place offers an incredible range of facilities for a truly sumptuous visit, in a completely rural setting. It has its own restaurant, free Wi-Fi and parking, coffee-makers, satellite-enabled flat-screen TVs and a concierge service providing assistance with tickets for tours and attractions.
Visit Derry if your choice is for a five star extravaganza of historic, culinary and cultural delights.