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Northern Ireland Accommodation Regional Picks

Northern Ireland offers a wide variety of accommodation. You'll find a place to stay within every type of price point, from 5-star hotels to small and cosy Bed and Breakfasts. The people of Northern Ireland are known for their great appreciation of visitors to their country, and you can rest assured that you'll be welcomed with open arms wherever you decide to stay. Below is a list that we've curated to help you find the ideal base for your time in Northern Ireland.

Where to stay in Northern Ireland


The safest bet for good quality hotels is the bigger cities of Belfast and Derry. Tourism numbers have climbed over the past two decades in Northern Ireland and its hotel industry has responded in kind. There are great hotels found in the smaller towns of the Northern Ireland as well, which are ideal if you are just looking to get away from it all.

Londonderry Arms Hotel County Anrtrim

The Londonderry Arms Hotel is an historic Hotel located on the Glens of Antrim. It is the ideal base for a trip the Causeway Coastal Route.

Beech Hill Derry / Londonderry

A country manor house hotel featuring an atmospheric Georgian house and a more modern wing. Elegant furnishings throughout.

The Belfray Country Inn Derry / Londonderry

Beautiful hotel in an ideal location in the centre of Westport, Co. Mayo. Award-winning restaurant also available.

Benedicts Hotel Belfast City

Independently owned and locally managed, Benedicts proudly describes itself as the city's most exciting four-star boutique hotel.

Enniskeen Hotel County Down

Twelve rooms with beautiful mountain and sea views. Located in the lush Shimna Valley just outside Newcastle, County Down.

Malone Lodge Belfast City

The largest independently owned hotels in Belfast. Owned by the Macklin family for over 20 years. Located in leafy South Belfast.

Kilmorey Arms Hotel County Down

Kilmorey Arms Hotel is situated in a prime location in the Kingdom of Mourne. Ideal for anyone wishing to explore Northern Ireland.

Ten Square Hotel Belfast City

Located in Belfast's most central district, Ten Square makes the perfect base whether you're visiting the city for business or pleasure.

The Merchant Hotel Belfast City

The Merchant Hotel has been awarded AA Hotel of the Year for Northern Ireland at the prestigious national AA Hospitality Awards.

Tara Lodge Belfast City

Rated as the best hotel in Belfast on TripAdvisor, Tara Lodge offers every comfort you might require in its 34 beautifully-appointed rooms.

Bed & Breakfasts

There are a good number of Bed and Breakfast found in the cities of Belfast and Derry. Usually, these are more like townhouses and are found on busy roads. To experience a more relaxing B&B setting, one where you can park your car, take a stroll through the countryside and get a little more peace and quiet, then it worth taking a look at the different towns and villages spread across Northern Ireland.

Skelly's B&B County Cavan

Recently opened, family-run B&B in a great location close to numerous services, activities, attractions, local landmarks and historic sites.

Teach an Cheoil County Antrim

Farmhouse Bed and Breakfast in the stunning and picturesque Glens of Antrim close to Ballycastle, an easy drive from the Giant's Causeway.

Church View B&B County Cavan

Church View is located in the heart of the Irish Lakelands in the heart of Cavan, and is the perfect getaway destination in Ireland.

Nutgrove House County Down

Historically Listed Luxury Bed and Breakfast in Downpatrick, County Down, rooms are fully en-suite with bath and shower facilities.

Arch House B&B County Fermanagh

Arch House B&B offers stunning views of Belmore, Benlaughlin and Cuilcagh mountains. Book direct to get the best possible value.

Arley House B&B County Down

Offering spectacular views of the Mourne Mountains, Arley House provides an ideal location for visitors exploring Co. Down and the North.


From our experience, the only county equipped with any hostels of note is County Antrim, on the North East of Northern Ireland. Whether in the city of Belfast (which spreads across both County Antrim and County Down) or in the more coastal areas the county. However, the few hostels of Northern Ireland come highly rated. Here is our short but sweet list of such establishments.

Slemish Barn County Antrim

Found between the fishing village of Carnlough and the floral village of Broughshane in the picturesque County Antrim.

Vagabonds Belfast Belfast City

The ideal stop and drop hostel found at the heart of Belfast City. Colourful decor, efficient furnishings and a great atmosphere.

Finn McCool's Hostel County Antrim

Perfectly located for exploring the Giant's Causeway and its stunning surroundings. Finn McCool's is a small hostel with big character.

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