Europa Hotel Sees £15 Million Renovation Completed

Hastings Hotels has announced the completion of renovations at the renowned Europa Hotel in Belfast

Hastings Hotels has announced the completion of renovations at the renowned Europa Hotel in Belfast. Over the past several years, hotel group has dedicated substantial resources, totalling £15 million, to enhance the historic building and guest experience.

The extensive renovation project encompasses upgrades to all 272 guest bedrooms, as well as improvements to The Lobby Bar, the Piano Restaurant, all conference rooms and the penthouse function room. Hastings has also introduced a brand new workspace area for guests.

James McGinn, Managing Director of Hastings Hotels said,

“We are thrilled to announce the successful completion of our extensive renovation program at The Europa Hotel. This transformative project encompasses a comprehensive redesign of all guest rooms, the introduction of state-of-the-art workspaces, and significant upgrades to our food and beverage offerings. The Europa has never looked better, and we are genuinely delighted to unveil these stunning enhancements to our valued guests.

At Hastings Hotels, our commitment to excellence extends beyond mere aesthetics. We are deeply dedicated to investing in our properties and our team to ensure that we maintain our position as one of the world’s most renowned and award-winning hotels. Our unwavering dedication to hospitality and our steadfast pursuit of perfection are the cornerstones of our continued success, and we look forward to welcoming guests to experience the exceptional quality and service that define The Europa Hotel.”


Harry McConnell, Director of RPP Architects said,

“It has been a tremendous honour to lead the design and architecture work on the renovation of the iconic Europa Hotel. Our team is incredibly proud to have played a part in preserving the hotel’s rich history while introducing modern enhancements that elevate the guest experience. From reimagining the guest bedrooms to revitalising the public spaces, every aspect of our design reflects a deep appreciation for the Europa’s legacy and a commitment to excellence in hospitality. We are delighted to see the transformation come to fruition and look forward to seeing the hotel welcome guests to experience the new era of the Europa Hotel.”


The latest workspace area at the Europa Hotel, located in the second-floor conference rooms, has undergone a comprehensive technological upgrade. Recognising the importance of modern amenities, the rooms have been fitted with state-of-the-art technology, including upgraded LED screens and enhanced acoustics for optimal functionality. Furthermore, the traditional receptionist concept has been replaced with automated systems, ensuring guests experience a seamless and efficient process upon arrival. The Rotunda has become a central hub that provides stunning views of Belfast and serves as a versatile space for business activities, relaxation, and networking, complete with a convenient coffee dock for guests to unwind and recharge.

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