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Rathlin Island hotels and places to stay

Arkell House Bed and Breakfast
2.5 out of 5
1 Church Bay, Rathlin Island, Northern Ireland
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1.21 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (26 reviews)

"close to harbour and other amenities. Nothing was too much trouble. Great atmosphere - very relaxed. Unusual layout ie bedrooms on ground floor but dining area on first floor with fantastic views across the harbour."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2019

Arkell House Bed and Breakfast
Carnalbanagh House
3 out of 5
192 Coleraine Road, Portstewart, Northern Ireland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £95 per night
20.73 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (117 reviews)

"Hosts were friendly and our room and breakfast were excellent."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jul 2020

Carnalbanagh House
North Coast B&B and Motel
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £55 per night
18.41 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (88 reviews)

"Close to centre, yet not so crowded or noisy at night Close to Lidl and large garage with take aways. Friendly owners and great breakfast. Clean and comfortable room."…"

Reviewed on 14 Jul 2020

North Coast B&B and Motel
The Bushmills Inn
4 out of 5
9 Dunluce Road, Bushmills, Northern Ireland
The price is £180 per night
13.19 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (150 reviews)
Relaxing stay

"A warm welcome on a blustery afternoon with a cosy fire lit in the lounge. It would have been nice if more than one of the fires had been lit so that more than one couple could enjoy the benefit of it. Restaurant food was excellent and staff friendly and helpful. Another relaxing stay. We will be ..."…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

The Bushmills Inn
Fianna Log Cabin
3 out of 5
12 Ballyvennaght Road, Ballyvoy, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland
The price is £105 per night
7.09 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (7 reviews)
Cozy little cabin with an amazing view

"Beautiful stay off the beaten path with a wonderful scenic mountain view. Extremely clean and very cozy! Highly recommended!"…"

Reviewed on 7 Oct 2019

Fianna Log Cabin
Inn on the Coast
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £89 per night
19.07 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (176 reviews)

"My family stayed here before and loved it. This time around we dealt with a sudden family emergency that required us to stay longer than expected. The entire staff showed consideration and care that we know we wouldn’t have received in United States. We thank the staff here for their kindness and ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

Inn on the Coast
Golflinks Hotel
3 out of 5
Dunluce Road, Portrush, Northern Ireland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £100 per night
17.38 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (18 reviews)

"Beautiful room with a view and a beautiful meal will most definitely be back"…"

Reviewed on 13 Feb 2020

Golflinks Hotel
Bayview Hotel
4 out of 5
2 Bayhead Road, Portballintrae, Bushmills, Northern Ireland
The price is £169 per night
13.66 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (104 reviews)
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"It was a good stay. No problems encountered. Happy to stay again. The food was very good."…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar 2020

Bayview Hotel
The Oregon
4 out of 5
168 Station Rd, Portstewart, Northern Ireland
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £77 per night
20.05 mi from city centre
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Deirdre and Paddy are brilliant host. The house is full of character and is spotless clean. Would go back again"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jul 2020

The Oregon
The Marine Hotel
3 out of 5
1-3 North Street, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland
The price is £135 per night
5.76 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (223 reviews)

"Very noisy extractor fan in bathroom no toilet brush. Restaurant, food tended to cool quickly especially breakfast, but given the situation ! CV ."…"

Reviewed on 22 Jul 2020

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Pocket Guide: Rathlin Island

The unspoilt landscape of Rathlin Island is one of the most tranquil spots in Northern Ireland and gives visitors a chance to wander the shoreline undisturbed.

Rathlin has an extraordinary amount of wildlife. Many visitors come to see the Royal Society for home to several seals as well as the occasional dolphin.

The RSPB’s Seabird Centre is home to one of the largest colonies of seabirds in the UK and each Many hundreds of puffins arrive to breed over the summer months. Birdwatchers can also see wheatears, peregrines, stonechats, skylarks, lapwings, auks, gannets and gulls.

Around 100 people live on Rathlin Island and offer a bus service that runs to no particular timetable – likewise the island’s pub and shops are usually open, but occasionally services are interrupted by the needs of the farming community.

The island’s museum documents its interesting history. Rathlin was inhabited since at least 795 AD, when Vikings raided the church, and Scottish king Robert the Bruce took refuge on Rathlin in 1306 – it was here that he supposedly took inspiration from a spider spinning its web.

Rathlin Island also has a darker history – two massacres took place here, one carried out by forces commanded by English explorer Sir Francis Drake in the 16th century and again nearly 100 years later when the Scottish Campbell clan attacked their enemies, the MacDonalds.

Rathlin Island is a six-mile journey from Ballycastle, which has a fast passenger ferry and a slower car ferry service.

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Rathlin Island?
Arkell House Bed and Breakfast is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveller data. This B&B offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Other good options for your stay in the area are Golflinks Hotel and Portrush Atlantic Hotel.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Rathlin Island, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to still cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of your booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then use the filter option “free cancellation” to get the best deals in Rathlin Island.

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