Tara Lodge

Tara LodgeLocated in the bohemian Queen’s Quarter of Belfast, a mere 10-minute walk from the city centre, Tara Lodge offers 28 contemporary style bedrooms with warm and genuine hospitality. Established in 1998, it is the pursuit of excellence and attention to detail which ensures Tara Lodge meets the needs of both business and leisure travelers. A friendly team is dedicated to your comfort, from arrival to departure. On offer is free secure on-site car parking and the fabulous location means you will be just a few minutes’ walk from many restaurants and bars to suit all tastes and budgets. There is no bar or restaurant on-site, but in Belfast a good time – or rather ‘the craic’, as the locals call it – is never far away. There are 2 dedicated fully accessible bedrooms with en suite wet room – please request at the time of booking.
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Stylish rooms offer ultimate comfort with a touch of luxury. Sumptuous beds have pillow-top mattresses and are covered in clean white linen, complemented by soft furnishings with an earthy tone. There is atmospheric lighting for every mood. Bathrooms are tiled in a contemporary black and white theme with excellent lighting and mirror space. Every en suite bathroom is equipped with a powerful, thermostatically controlled Grohe shower. Each room is equipped with an LCD TV with Freeview and an electronic laptop safe.

Hotel details

Please be advised that the premises are completely non-smoking. Check-in is officially from 16:00 on the day of arrival, but Tara Lodge will try to accommodate every early arrival where possible. Alternatively the lodge can look after your luggage while you go and explore the city and give you a call once your room is ready.

General information

Rating : 4 stars
Size : 28 rooms
Currency : GBP


  • Parking
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Rooms/Facilities for Disabled Guests
  • Free Parking
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Luggage Storage
  • Gay Friendly
  • All Public and Private spaces non-smoking


  • Meeting/Banquet Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Breakfast in the Room
  • Internet Services
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet Access Included


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Food & Beverages

The breakfasts, cooked from fresh for every guest, offer a wide range of choice. Tara Lodge source locally produced, high-quality food to ensure a first class meal to start the day. After all, you can’t come to Belfast without trying the traditional Ulster Fry.

Tara Lodge will not accept bookings from stag or hen groups.


Wi-fi is available in the entire hotel and is free of charge. 


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed). 


Pets are not allowed. 

Location & area


36 Cromwell Road, Botanic Avenue
BT7 1JW Belfast

Travel information

Exit at city centre junction (Grosvenor Road). Turn right at traffic lights follow road over hill, turn left onto Hope Street. Follow road onto Dublin Road (past Movie House Cinema). Follow road off to left onto Botanic Avenue. Take the third left turn on Cromwell Road at Harry Ramsden Fish and Chip shop. If in doubt contact hotel by phone or email and we will be happy to forward you directions as required.

Area information

Tara Lodge enjoys a central location in the Queen’s Quarter of South Belfast, a mere 10-minute walk from the city centre. This area of Belfast is hugely popular with locals, creating a great atmosphere and buzz about the city. Both the Waterfront and Odyssey Arena are an approximate 25-minute walk or a short taxi ride away. Tara Lodge is surrounded by many award-winning restaurants, pubs and clubs – from warm, atmospheric, traditional pubs, to the more contemporary, artistic and stylish cocktail bars. There's something to suit all tastes and budgets. The hotel is also convenient for all ports, motorways and airports. For directions, please contact Tara Lodge direct, where the staff will be happy to help.

Hotel policies

Cancellation Policy

If cancelled up to 1 day before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.  If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, the first night will be charged. 

Deposit Policy

No deposit will be charged. 

VAT and city/tourist taxes

17.5 % VAT is included.  Service charge is not applicable.  City/tourist tax is not applicable. 

Meal Plan

Breakfast is included in the room rate. 

Children and Extra Bed Policy

All children are welcome.  All children from 2 to 14 years are charged GBP 35 per night when using existing bedding.  All children under 2 years stay free of charge for cots.  Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is 1. 

Please note that in case specific policies apply to a particular room or rate, the specific room/rate policy prevails over the general hotel policy