The Old Rectory Guesthouse in South Belfast was originally a Church of Ireland Rectory built 1896 for the minister of the parish of St John’s Malone, located in South Belfast. The guesthouse is 10 min walk to the American Consulate/US Embassy, 7 mins bus to Queen’s University Belfast, 15 min walk to Stranmillis University College and 10 mins bus to city centre, 1 mile from Junction 2 of the M1 motorway and 1 ¼ mile/15 min walk to Kings Hall Exhibition & Conference Centre. Our Guesthouse has free, off-street parking. For those visiting the US Consulate/American Embassy for a visa application or to renew/extend an existing visa please mention this when booking as we can offer advice and hold your belongings whilst you attend the US Consulate.
Distances: Belfast City Airport-5 miles, Belfast International Airport-19 miles, Dublin City Airport-90 miles, Europa Buscentre Belfast-2miles and Central Station, Belfast (train)-3 miles. GPS co-ordinates – Latitude-54:33:57N (54.56587) & Longtitude 5:57:03W (-5.95073), Grid Ref-NW447261. View Details on Google Maps
The Old Rectory Guesthouse is well known for our award winning breakfast (Aga-Rayburn National Best Breakfast Winner) - the judges agreed that The Old Rectory's breakfast was simply the best in Northern Ireland. Breakfast served at linen covered tables; freshly squeezed orange juice, freshly cut fruits & berries, prunes, dried fruit/nuts, grapefruit segments, cereals and cheeses. HOT BREAKFASTS: Ulster breakfast (vegetarian option available) scrambled eggs with Irish smoked salmon, coddled eggs, wild boar with cranberry and rosemary sausages, toasted bagel with sun dried tomato & basil scramble, porridge with cream, honey and Irish Mist liqueur or fruit compote, Portobello mushroom melt, shredded duck confit on bed of baked eggs and herbs – click Menu above to see full menu.
Our Guesthouse uses local and, where possible, organically produced foods and we make our own, raspberry jam, whiskey marmalade, wheaten, soda and potato breads.
In the cooler months, September to March, we serve guests a complimentary hot whiskey at 7:30pm in the drawing room.
An Old Rectory Guesthouse Supper Menu is offered between 6.30-7.30pm Monday to Friday and all dishes are homemade. Click Menu above to see supper selection.
Morning papers are available and visitors can relax throughout their stay in the Drawing Room where there is a library of books on Ireland’s history and culture or, in summer, in the guesthouse garden. Free WIFI and internet access is available.
We will be closed from 31 March - 5 April - Easter, 11-17 July and 26 July - 19 August and Christmas/New Year 2013/14