HOTEL DESCRIPTION: Standing high on the wooded slopes of the Holywood hills, overlooking Belfast Lough and the County Antrim coastline, is the magnificent Culloden Estate and Spa, one of the most prestigious 5 star hotels in Northern Ireland.
Originally built as an official palace for the Bishops of Down, the Culloden stands in 12 acres of beautiful secluded gardens and woodland and is only 5 miles from Belfast City Centre. Palatial surroundings, fine antiques and the highest levels of personal service combine to give the Culloden a unique air of elegance. The exclusive Spa offers a full range of health and leisure facilities, and a full range of ESPA spa therapies, whilst golfing enthusiasts can enjoy privileged tee-off times at Royal Belfast Golf Club. Enjoy fine dining in the AA rosette winning Mitre Restaurant or for a more informal meal try the Cultra Inn, within the estate.
HOTEL ACCOMMODATION: As you would expect from a hotel of perfection and prestige, each of the 105 guest bedrooms and suites are exquisitely decorated and tastefully furnished to provide a true feeling of calm and relaxation. Many of the rooms have wonderful views over the hotel gardens and down towards Belfast Lough.
HOTEL FACILITIES: The Mitre Restaurant remains one of the finest restaurants in Northern Ireland where guests enjoy food prepared by Paul McKnight, one of the country's leading chefs. With an air of gothic elegance, the Mitre Restaurant is the most tranquil area to enjoy a varied menu. Diners can enjoy music from our resident pianist on Friday and Saturday evenings, as well as Sunday lunchtimes.
Cultra Inn: Guests can also enjoy a more informal meal or drink in the Cultra Inn set in the hotel gardens. With some of the most satisfying and wholesome food in the area, it is perfect for a tasty lunch or pint by the fireside. Open all day from 12pm - 12am. Lunch Served 12 - 5pm. Dinner served from 5pm to 9.30pm.
Private dining is available for individual parties in a selection of beautiful suites such as the very popular Drawing Room or the exclusive Ailsa and Balmoral Suites in the Highland Centre. Private dining offers a variety of menus from the hotel's special private gourmet menu selection.
The Culloden Estate and Spa is the most prestigious hotel and conference venue in Northern Ireland. Many fine antiques, valuable paintings, and Louis XV chandeliers make the hotel the most sought after venue in Northern Ireland for special events and functions. All occasions are catered for with elegance and style. With eight purpose-built conference suites and boardrooms, the Culloden is superbly equipped for events of any size.
The Cumberland and Stuart Suites are ideal for larger functions. The Stuart Suite is one of Northern Irelands largest function rooms, seating up to 600 for a banquet. The Suite has its own dedicated bar and reception area, and a magnificent private marble atrium entrance, via the Lady Jane Tower, giving a grand sense of arrival.
The Highland Business Centre has a range of executive boardrooms which can accommodate small private conferences and meetings for up to 60 people. (On site parking can cater for up to 500 cars.)
Our standard conference packages suit the needs of many customers. However, if this is not case, and you require a personalised package, you will find that we have the imagination, flexibility and understanding to provide precisely the package you want for your conference in Belfast.