An award-winning centre of excellence, Queens University is an international centre of research and education located in the Botanic area of Belfast. Queen’s became a university in the early 20th century and to date has won the Queen’s anniversary prize for higher and further education on 5 different occasions. The university has more than 17,000 students and around 3,500 staff and is a dynamic and diverse university.
The main Queens campus is located only 10-minute walk from Clayton Hotel Belfast and Belfast city centre. The university also has two associated university colleges; St Mary’s and Stranmillis. Both are located in Belfast and offer a range of degree courses. Queen’s campus is spread over a number of public streets in South Belfast. The main campus in on University road, University Square and Stranmillis road and other departments are located further afield.
Located in Queens you will find the Welcome Centre which is a Northern Ireland Tourist Board Local Information Office for South Belfast. The welcome centre can arrange campus tours, where you will be shown the iconic Lanyon Building, including the Great Hall, Canada Room, School of Music and much more. These guided tours are available throughout the year on a request basis. It is also possible to pick up a walkabout Queens leaflet which enables you to take a self-guided tour of the campus at your own pace. After your tour, why not pick up a souvenir or gift.
Take a look at the other attractions in the area to make the most of your stay at Clayton Hotel Belfast. Located beside Queen’s University you will find the Botanic Gardens. The gardens are perfect for exploring in the summer, where you can enjoy a picnic or get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Are you planning to visit family who is studying at Queen’s or maybe you are interested in just seeing the architecture of this University? Look no further than Clayton Hotel Belfast for your accommodation needs.