Museums & Places To Visit

Londonderry, Derry, Doire or even ‘Legenderry’ as it has been recently renamed, is a centre of culture and creativity. In recent years the city has unveiled to all-corners the creative vibrancy of spirit that has always been apparent to those who knew her best.

Tower Museum

Tower Museum tells the tale of Derry’s vivid history, from its geological development millions of years ago, focusing on the Plantation, the Siege of Derry and the city’s troubled political past.

The museum is home to the Armada Shipwreck exhibition whereby La Trinidad Valencera was once shipwrecked off the Donegal coast in 1588.

The Guildhall

The Guildhall is located in the heart of Derry City centre. With its neo-gothic style, the Guildhall is one of the most charming buildings in the North West and was originally built by The Honourable Irish Society in 1887. The Guildhall has stunning and distinctive features including bespoke stained glass windows, unique staircase and a beautiful main hall organ leaving visitors intrigued by this fascinating building.

The Apprentice Boy’s Memorial

The Apprentice Boy’s Memorial Hall is where the Siege of Derry celebrations take place each year and it is well worth a visit. One building that amazingly survived the Siege of Derry is the magnificent St Columb’s Cathedral. Built in 1633, the cathedral is the city’s most historic building and is filled with centuries of relics and artefacts.

Museum of Free Derry

Chronicling the history of the Bogside, the Civil Rights Movement, Internment and the events of Bloody Sunday, the Museum of Free Derry tells the story of what happened in the city between 1968 – 1972. The museum brings together first-hand witness reports, photos, films and interactive displays and is only 500m from Maldron Hotel Derry at the foot of the hill in Bogside, near the Bloody Sunday Monument.

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  • Location & Parking

    Does the hotel have car parking?

    Parking is limited and is on a first come first served basis. If there is no parking available we can redirect you to alternative parking.

    Where is the hotel located?

    We are located inside the historic City Walls of Derry just off Butcher Gate on Butcher Street.

    Are you close to local transport?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Derry is within walking distance to the local bus centre, one mile away from Derry-Londonderry Railway Station and five miles away from Derry Airport.

  • Hotel Services

    What time is check-in?

    Check-in is 3.00pm on the day of arrival.

    What time is check-out?

    Check-out is 12.00pm on the day of departure.

    What is the smoking policy?

    We are a strictly non-smoking hotel. This also includes e-cigarettes.

  • Dining

    What time is breakfast served?

    Breakfast is served between 7am to 10am Monday to Friday and from 7.30am to 10.30am Saturday and Sunday.

    Do you have any dining offers?

    Yes, we have a changing range of different dining offers. Please visit our dining or offers page to view our latest dining offers.

  • Booking

    How do I manage my booking?

    All reservations made on maldronhotelderry.com or maldronhotels.com can click here to manage the reservation.

    Bookings made via third party websites must be cancelled through them.

    For assistance please contact our reservations team on +44 (0)28 7137 1000.

    What is the cancellation policy?

    Maldron Hotel Derry offers free cancellation up to 12 noon day prior to arrival for almost all reservations made on maldronhotels.com or maldronhotelderry.com. Some special offers and key dates may specify a special cancellation policy, these will be clearly outlined in the terms & conditions.

    Reservations booked via third party websites and online travel agents have their own cancellation policies, please refer to your confirmation email.

  • Facilities

    Do you have meeting spaces available?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Derry has two meeting rooms available. For prices and availability, please contact us via email at events.derry@maldronhotels.com or phone +44 (0)28 71 371000.

    Does the hotel have Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Maldron Hotel Derry provides its guests with complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi in all public areas and bedrooms.

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