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Ballycastle Backpackers

Hostel | 4 North Street, Ballycastle, Northern Ireland BT54 6BL

92.2% Overall Rating

113 out of 120 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (12/09/2015)

Mark Wade thinks…

"I couldn't recommend this accommodation enough. The hospitality we received was fantastic. The owner looked after our every need from start to finish. The rooms were spotless and extremely…"

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  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 16:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Ballycastle?

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Please contact the hostel directly during November to March for reservation enquiries. Ideal place to stay if you want to relax and unwind while visiting the north coast. Central location for walking, cycling, diving, climbing, sightseeing or visiting family & friends in the area. Read more

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Family Room (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Twin (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Budget Double (Private bathroom)

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Twin (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Ballycastle Backpackers

Small hostel situated opposite the Marina next door to the front of the Marine Hotel in the seaside town of Ballycastle. You’ll find a relaxed atmosphere in this local family run hostel, with lovely views of the beach and Scotland in the background. Ideally located for visiting the tourist attractions - Giant’s Causeway, Bushmills Distillery, Glenariffe Forest Park, Rathlin Island (see the Puffins). Film locations from scenes in The Game of Thrones.
Enjoy the craic and music in the pubs and the good food served in the local restaurants. Guests have use of the kitchen for cooking dinner/breakfast. There is complimentary tea/coffee/cereal/bread available for breakfast. Guests wishing to check in before 4:00pm must make prior arrangements with the owner to do so. This hostel is in Ballycastle Co. Antrim Northern Ireland not Ballycastle in Co. Mayo. Contact Anne Marie for group bookings.

Accommodation Information

Quality budget accommodation with beautiful sea views from our front of house rooms. (advisable to book directly to avoid disappointment if wishing to reserve rooms with a view or the cottage). Standard double/twin, family/dorm rooms available.

Location Information

minutes from the Rathlin Island and Campbeltown Ferries. Buses for the Causeway Coast & Glens stop across the road. Postcode BT54 6BN