But if they did they would be hosted by the Malone Lodge Hotel in Belfast.
The hotel asked the #FABB bloggers along to try out their new facilities. It wasn’t a bad evening by half…
On arrival we were greeted by the hotel’s fabulous staff and shown to our rooms
Where a brand new onesie was waiting courtesy of Bank
After a quick tour of the newly refurbished hotel – in case you didn’t know they have a function space for 240 guests as well as break away suite and a private room for afternoon teas and dining – we were brought down to the Malone Suite.
For the evening we were provided with a two roomed space which had been specially dressed for the sleepover
One room was set up for dinner – we sampled the finest fare that the hotel’s Knife And Fork Restaurant had to offer. A salad bar, lasagne, shepherd’s pie and sausage rolls. Good food done very simply. The chef even creates his own sausage meet for the sausage rolls.
At this point you’ll have to forgive me! I though I had taken many more pics than I have, particularly of the food. I might be able to source more and will update as I go.
After we were all stuffed by dinner (dessert was carrot cake and vanilla ice-cream just so you know), we all ended up in our jammies and settled down for a couple of presentations from the staff who were also well into the swing of things.
We were then given a special demonstration from the girls from Skin Medi Spa in Belfast of a non-medical peel. The bloggers were all fascinated by the literature.
Then we were treated to a cleanse using Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm. It was the most soothing thing I’ve ever experience and it was wonderful to be on a night out in your jammies and have someone take off your make up for you.
After the beauty girls had done their thing and we had supped on cupcakes and pink prosecco we curled up on the bed to watch Breakfast At Tiffanys on the big screen – well, we tried but we got to chatting too much to actually watch the film.
My pictures do not do this evening justice. It was a wonderful evening hanging out with girls having our every whim catered too. Every one was in their PJs but tucked away in the basement of the hotel so no-one could see us. We could also make as much noise as we liked. The hardest thing we had to do all evening was stand up and make our way to bed. There was of course a slap-up breakfast in the Knife and Fork Restaurant in the morning – the Ulster Fry and the pancakes are to be recommended.
The event was the brainchild of ace PR manager Anna Morris of Inc Marketing but I believe the hotel are now planning on marketing the experience for hen parties, birthdays and the like.
The Malone Lodge is certainly not the hotel it used to be. Refurbished to a very high standard both the facilities and the staff really make the place. All of the staff we met could not do enough for us from keeping our glasses filled to showing us around the hotel.
One of the best girly nights I’ve ever had ad would be perfect for parties – particularly girly ones!