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Ballycastle Backpackers

Co. Antrim 4 North Street, Ballycastle BT54 6BN Northern Ireland See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
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All reviews anne marie the irish cottage fantastic hostel opposite the beach a great stay sea front spent two nights carrick a rede rope bridge excellent location living room family room antrim coast lounge ferry cereal quayside cyclists
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

I have to say that Anne Marie was brilliant in every way... warm, generous and helpful. We were two cyclists on a 1000+ mile charity challenge right around Ireland from Dublin to Dublin. Anne Marie made us really welcome and everything about the place was...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Mitch48905
Response from Anne Marie G, Owner at Ballycastle BackpackersResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your kind comments. Congratulations on completing the very worthy charity cycle. Best wishes for all your future cycling trips. Anne Marie

Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

My friends and I stayed in Ballycastle for only two nights, however it was enough to realise how great the hostel was. Annemarie the owner was a lovely and kind woman, who made us feel welcome and made sure we had a great stay. Rooms...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Jack M
Response from Anne Marie G, Owner at Ballycastle BackpackersResponded 14 September 2018

Jack and friends, thanks for staying with us and also for leaving everything clean and tidy. Pleased you had a good experience. Best wishes Anne Marie

Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Once again we stayed here and once again we had great time Annemarie(owner) couldn't be nicer or do enough to make us comfortable and feel welcome. We will be back this year and next. We are a group of cyclists do it was perfect for...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank rameymckenna
Response from Anne Marie G, Owner at Ballycastle BackpackersResponded 19 June 2018

A great group of cyclists with good music and songs, again our pleasure to have you all stay once more. Many thanks.

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Hostess very pleasant and made everyone feel at home. Free breakfast was not expected along with tea and coffee facilities. Great position in front of beach and nearby shops. Will be back next time in area

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Patricia B
Response from Anne Marie G, Owner at Ballycastle BackpackersResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks Patricia Will be our pleasure to have you stay again.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

The accommodation was excellent and well priced, I had a double room which had an ensuite it was spotless and very comfy, my mates had the room next door, we all thought the accommodation was excellent, big kitchen with a dining area, land lady was...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank SJT19662013
Response from Anne Marie G, Owner at Ballycastle BackpackersResponded 12 August 2017

Pleased you all were happy with the accommodation and enjoyed the races. Thanks.

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Our 6 bedroom 18th century house and our traditional Irish cottage are the ideal places to stay when visiting the Causeway coast and Glens of Antrim. We are situated on the sea front area of Ballycastle, More home of the famous Ould Lammas Fair and on the the main route to world famous landmark the Giant's Causeway, also Carrick a Rede rope bridge, Bushmills Distillery. We overlook the beach, the marina, Rathlin Island, Fairhead and Scotland if there is no Irish Mist. We provide a home from home in this close knit community located in one of the most Beautiful places in Ireland. A warm welcome is guaranteed. The accommodation comprises of private double en suites, twin rooms and family room. Some with views of the beach and marina. Suitable for walking/cycling/diving/climbing clubs, church/university or sport/activity groups of 14 or more persons. The Hostel's new Kitchen and dining area are equipped for those who do not wish to avail of the nearby cafes and restaurants. Free Wi Fi. The lounge looks out towards the beach where you can relax/read or chat with other guests. Many lasting friendships have began here. We are located just a 2 minute walk from the Rathlin Island & Campbeltown Ferry, opposite the Translink bus stop for all of the Causeway Coast and Glens, Belfast/Derry/Larne. Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Ballycastle
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Ballycastle
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"Excellent value place to stay, right on the seafront"
08 Aug 2017
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"Go for the Cottage"
05 Jul 2017
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"Rooms at the front have lovely view over to the sea"
19 Jul 2016
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"All the rooms are very comfortable"
27 Apr 2016
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