Single Standard Rooms have a single bed with wash basin, Freeview TV and tea/coffee making facilities. Each room shares the following bathroom facilities (which are next to the room) with a maximum of 2 other guests: 1 WC & 1 WC/shower. The shower for room 7 is combined in a bath tub.
Triple-Family-Ensuite with Shower-Garden View-Room 3
Sleeps up to: 4
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An Caislean Information
An Caisleán Guest House offers boutique hotel-style accommodation for the discerning traveller in Ballycastle, the most picturesque town on the Giants Causeway Coast & Glens of Antrim route. The warmth of a personal service, with the discretion of boutique hotel-style. Single, Double, Twin and Family Rooms are all available on a room-only or with-breakfast basis. TVs and Free WiFi in all rooms. Free self-service tea/coffee and free parking The perfect base to explore this beautiful region.
An Caisleán is located half way between Ballycastle town centre and the seafront and is within a short 5 minute walk of restaurants, bars, tennis courts, golf course, children's playparks, shops, ferries to Rathlin Island and Scotland and local walks on the beach, riverside, and forest. Located on Cycle Route 93 from Ballycastle to Ballyshannon, An Caisleán is just 50 metres off the Causeway Coast and Glens car route.
The Giants Causeway is 16 km away, and Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge is just 5 km along the Causeway Route. Walkers can explore the Moyle Way, the Causeway Coast walk, Rathlin Island and a walk to Torr Head from this base, while rock climbers can test their mettle on the famous climbs up the Fair Head cliff face. Excellent restaurants and convivial bars with live traditional Irish, country and modern music are all within five minutes walk.
For those not coming by private car, An Caisleán is just 50 metres from the main Marine Corner Bus Stop, is on Cycle Route 93, is at the end of the both the Moyle Way and Causeway Way walking trails and is round the corner from the ferry terminal for both Rathlin Island and Scotland (Campbeltown on the Mull of Kintyre and the island of Islay)
For an evening meal you can enjoy one of the many restaurants and bar meals within 5 minutes walk.
An Caisleán - THE place to stay on the North Coast of Ireland
Free WiFi internet
Porter / concierge service
Children's books, videos, games
Activities and Experiences
Tennis court - outdoor
The premises are not suitable for wheelchair access. There are no ground floor bedrooms and no elevators.
Booking Terms and Conditions
Roadfrom Ballycastle Town Centre(0.5 miles)
Take the road through the town towards the seafront, following the signs towards the Rathlin Island ferry. We are opposite Ballycastle Integrated Primary School approximately half way down the road. There are no restrictions on roadside parking outside An Caisleán (the blue numbered roadside markings are for stalls for an annual fair - not for cars!). Otherwise there is parking to the rear of the premises - take the passageway to the left of the nearby Castle Hostel.
At the Marine Hotel, take the road towards Ballycastle Town Center away from the sea. We are approximately 50 meters up that road on your right, directly opposite Ballycastle Integrated Primary School. For parking, drive into the passageway to the left of the nearby Castle Hostel.
Busfrom Belfast(56.0 miles)
Buses to Ballycastle leave from the Europa Buscentre (same building as Great Victoria Street Railway Station). A single ticket can be bought for Ballycastle (about £11). The most direct bus is the 218/217/131 service. Take the 218 bus (direction Coleraine or Portrush). Change buses at Ballymena where you can take either the 217 (express) or, if unavailable, the 131 bus to Ballycastle. A longer option from Belfast is the 252 via the picturesque coastal route. Bus stop: Ballycastle Marine Corner
Trainfrom Belfast(56.0 miles)
Take the train from Belfast Central Station or Belfast Great Victoria Street Station (same building as Europa Buscentre) to Ballymena or Coleraine. From Ballymena take the 217 (or slower 131) to Ballycastle. From Coleraine take the direct 171, coastal 172 or lengthy 178 to Ballycastle. If too late to catch any bus connections to Ballycastle, taxis are easiest to pick up at Coleraine (or contact An Caisleán directly to see if we can arrange pick-up)
Trainfrom Derry/Londonderry(40.0 miles)
Take the train from Derry (also known as Londonderry) to Coleraine (direction Belfast). This railway line is very scenic, traveling along the coast. At Coleriane take any bus to Ballycastle (171, 172 or 178) or take a taxi for about £20.