I had the privilege of exploring Room2 Belfast, an exceptional low carbon hometel nestled in the heart of Belfast, Northern Ireland. While my visit was a perfect blend of sustainability and contemporary luxury, Room2 Belfast offered a lot more than just eco-friendly accommodations.
Upon arriving, I was immediately impressed by Room2 Belfast’s commitment to sustainability. Their reception desk, a striking work of art, was crafted from recycled plastic waste products from their Southampton property, setting the tone for an eco-conscious stay.
As I settled into my room, I discovered a seamless fusion of modern aesthetics and locally crafted products and decorations, showcasing Room2 Belfast’s dedication to supporting the local community.
The bathroom experience was a highlight, featuring ultra-low flow showers that delivered a powerful shower experience while using a remarkable 40% less water. This was luxury with a sustainability twist, setting the stage for an environmentally responsible stay.
Room2 Belfast’s accolade as a Platinum ECOsmart venue was well-deserved, and here are the sustainability features that grabbed my attention:
- 75% Reduction in Energy Use: Through energy-efficient practices, Room2 Belfast has achieved an impressive 75% reduction in energy consumption.
- 90% Construction Diverted from Landfill (BREEAM): BREEAM certification ensures that 90% of construction materials are diverted from landfills, embodying sustainable construction practices.
- 40% Reduction in Water Use: Innovative water-saving technologies have led to a 40% reduction in water usage, without compromising guest comfort.
- Recycled and Reused Materials: With a goal to use 20% of building materials comprised of recycled or reused content, Room2 Belfast promotes a circular economy.
- Solar Panels on the Roof: Solar panels on the roof contribute to covering 2.26% of the estimated energy demand, reducing dependence on conventional energy sources.
- 100% Renewable Electricity: The commitment to source 100% of electricity from renewable sources is a significant stride toward a lower carbon footprint.
- Measuring and Offsetting Emissions: Room2 Belfast takes responsibility for unavoidable emissions by measuring and offsetting them annually, ensuring a responsible environmental impact.
- Low VOC Materials: Low volatile organic compounds (VOC) materials are used to promote excellent indoor air quality for guest well-being.
But my experience at Room2 Belfast extended beyond the impressive sustainability features. During my stay, I was treated to an array of exciting activities, including a thrilling cycling bar around Belfast, a rejuvenating yoga class, and even a heart-pounding zip-lining adventure. Room2 Belfast is not just a place to stay; it’s a hub of experiences that blend sustainability with adventure and relaxation.
In conclusion, Room2 Belfast is a beacon of eco-friendly accommodations, setting a new standard for corporate travelers who seek both style and environmental responsibility. It’s not just a hometel; it’s a sustainable masterpiece waiting to be explored by corporate travelers who appreciate the extraordinary. When business takes you to Belfast, Room2 Belfast promises a stay that’s not only comfortable but also environmentally conscious and brimming with memorable experiences.
Room 2 Belfast