The ARA 2023 Annual Conference will take place at the world famous Europa Hotel in the heart of Belfast.  

The majority of our delegates who registered with the inclusive accommodation rate will be booked into the Europa Hotel.

However, due to the popularity of this package some of our late registrants will be booked into the Grand Hotel Belfast. This is just a 5 minute walk from the Europa Hotel.

Your confirmation email will tell you which hotel you have been booked into.

Europa Hotel Belfast

The world famous 4 star Europa Hotel is superbly located in the heart of Belfast City Centre, and simply epitomises indulgence. Having undergone major refurbishment the hotel now boasts 272 exquisite bedrooms, making it one of the largest and most luxurious hotels in Northern Ireland. 

It is also ideally positioned in the heart of the city, next door to the famous Grand Opera House and close to the Waterfront and SSE concert venues. The Europa Hotel has an international reputation for hosting prestigious events and looking after many of the celebrities and VIPs who visit Belfast. 

At the Europa Hotel every guest is a VIP and will experience the finest in Irish hospitality and the highest level of customer service. 


Great Victoria Street, Belfast, BT2 7AP

+44 (0) 28 9027 1066

Click here to download a map and travel information

OVERFLOW HOTEL - The Grand Central Hotel Belfast

The Grand Central Hotel Belfast is just a 5 minute walk away from the Europa Hotel which is the conference venue.

Where possible, delegates will be booked into the Europa Hotel but it may be that some late registrants will be allocated to the Grand Central Hotel once the Europa is fully booked.

The rates for the Grand Central are the same as for the Europa.


9-15 Bedford St, Belfast BT2 7FF

+44 (0) 28 9023 1066

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