Woodlands Manor has been award 4 stars by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board, which means it is of an “excellent” standard.

It is a newly furnished, spacious, 2-bed luxury apartment. It is conveniently located just off Junction 2 of the M1 Motorway in South Belfast and is just 3 miles from the City Centre.

Furnishings throughout are luxurious and of a very high standard and the accommodation includes everything needed to make your stay at very comfortable.

The apartment is accessed via a lift and overlooks a wooded area of Musgrave Park and as it faces away from the motorway, there is no traffic noise from the M1.

It is also very convenient to the Royal Victoria, Belfast City and Musgrave Park Hospitals as well as to Windsor Park and Casement Park.


Rated as “Excellent”, September 2017

Why Woodlands?

We really believe that Woodlands Manor is a great place to stay on your visit to Belfast. But why would you stay here?

What if it is noisy?
Despite the fact that the M1 is conveniently located to the apartment, there is no motorway traffic noise.

What if I’m not sure about what to see or do in Belfast?
We have prepared a detailed information pack which lists lots of the best restaurants, cafes and bars as well as lots of things to see and places to visit during your stay. As a family, we have lived in Belfast all of our lives, and would love to help you in any way we can.

What if I want to travel a bit further?
Because the apartment is close to the motorway, travelling outside of Belfast is very easy. The famous Causeway Coast is just over 60 minutes away, the Fermanagh Lakeland is 90 minutes away and you can get to Dublin in less than 2 hours.

If you want to visit somewhere closer, the Mountains of Mourne (an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) are 50 minutes away.

Our folder lists lots of other places to visit and we can talk to you personally about where you would like to go or what you would like to do.

What if I want to cook during my stay?
The kitchen is fully equipped and features a gas hob as well as an electric oven. There are a variety of saucepans as well as utensils if you want to cook up a storm!

What if I don’t want to cook during my stay?
Boucher Road has a KFC, McDonald’s and Burger King. There is a Domino’s Pizza a 2 minute drive away. There are lots of well-known restaurant chains around the area as well as smaller specialty restaurants on the Lisburn Road. Our folder will have lots more details.

What about the bed linen and towels?
The bed linen and towels are all from Marks and Spencer and are pure Egyptian Cotton.

Are the beds comfortable?
The mattresses are brand new and of a very high quality.

What is the seating like?
There is a lovely, comfy sofa with lots of cushions and there are two other lounge chairs. There is a beautiful dining table with lovely, recently upholstered chairs.

What is there to entertain us?
There is a Smart 50 inch flatscreen TV, a DVD player with a selection of DVD’s, wi-fi and a bluetooth speaker. There is also a HDMI cable if you would like to connect your own content. If you would rather take a break from technology, there are some board games and books.

Will my car be safe?
There is secure, gated parking available.

What if I don’t want to use my car?
It is a 10 minute walk to a main bus route and also to Balmoral train station with frequent service to the city centre and Titanic Belfast. A taxi costs around £7 to the city centre

Where is the nearest shop?
There is a convenience store a 1 minute walk away which is open daily from 7am to 11pm.

What if I need to visit a supermarket?
There are several large supermarkets just a 5 minute drive away.

What about local retail therapy?
There are many well-known high street stores located around Boucher Road, which is a 2 minute drive away. Sprucefield Shopping Centre (which hosts the largest Marks and Spencer’s in Ireland) is a 10 minutes drive away. The Lisburn Road has many popular shops, boutiques, wine bars, restaurants and coffee houses and is a 3 minute drive away.

What if I like my speciality coffee?
There is a Costa and Starbucks located on Boucher Road.

What if I fancy a stroll?
The apartment is just across the road from Musgrave Park which has attractive gardens, walks and an outdoor gym. There are lots of parks close by and more information is in our folder.

There are lovely walks along the River Lagan Towpath and the Belfast Hills are a 15 minute drive away.


We know you will enjoy your stay at Woodlands Manor. But don’t take our word for it … See what our guests have said…

  • “Returning is already a forgone conclusion, best Airbnb experience I’ve had by a mile.”
  • “The apartment is beautiful, spacious and very modern”
  • “Who could be nicer and more helpful then our hosts Heather, Johnston and James. We had such a fabulous trip to Northern Ireland all because of their assistance in many ways – ideas, planning for transportation, working with the weather, places to go and when….etc etc. And always so warm and wonderful.”
  • “The accommodations were perfect and we would definitely stay with them again. Highest praise for them!”
  • “The pictures really don’t do it justice –  It’s far more spacious than the photos allow you to get a feel for. This apartment is the perfect mix of home-comfort with that hotel-like privacy.”
  • “The ideal ‘home-away-from-home'”
  • “Great location with great hosts.”
  • “Very spacious apartment decorated very tastefully with great amenities. Hosts were very welcoming and accommodating to all our needs especially with our baby. Would highly recommend this to anyone visiting Belfast, and would definitely return!”
  • “Couldn’t have asked for a better stay and we will definitely consider here to stay if we are ever in Belfast again.”
  • “Beautiful large space! Heather, Johnston, and James are so helpful and kind. This was a lovely stay.”
  • “All the rooms are tastefully decorated with all the thoughtful amenities that you’d never quite remember to enquire about, but are so glad and thankful that they are all there. Private balcony overlooking a quiet road, that’s ideal to sit on with the first brew of the morning and the local paper. The location is good too, as the transport links are local and easily accessible (walking distance) and taxi fares into town are inexpensive, if that’s what you prefer. But most importantly are the hosts; welcoming, engaging and so organised. It’s the little things like ensuring washing up liquid and enough dishwasher tablets (for the duration of your stay) are provided, that go such a long way.”

Why Belfast?

Belfast may not be the most obvious choice for a UK city break, but it’s fast becoming one of the most popular cities to visit in the UK.

There are fantastic pubs and restaurants located throughout the city. There is lots to see and do from the world famous Titanic Belfast to the award-winning St George’s Market and the famous Belfast murals.

It’s also a great base for exploring the rest of Northern Ireland and all that it has to offer.