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Downhill Beachhouse
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Glenhassan Hall, 12 Mussenden Road, Downhill, Castlerock, Northern Ireland

91%Rating

  • 85%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 98%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 92%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

Property Information:

We're four-time winners of 'best hostel in Northern Ireland' as voted by Hostelworld customers in 2008, 2009 and 2010 and 2013.

We have very comfortable full-sized beds in small dorms and private bedrooms, including six double rooms. All our double rooms can be used as twins and all can sleep up to four with a double bed plus two single beds if required. If you want to book a room for a family please book a double or twin room, then email us after booking if additional beds are required. There's a charge of 5 per night for an additional child needing their own bed, and 10 per night for an additional adult.

Our family-friendly facilities include a common room with a real fireplace, a dining room overlooking the ocean and a front garden with picnic tables. Guests can use the fully equipped self-catering kitchen, with lots of spices, tea and coffee provided.

Laundry facilities are available as is wetsuit and body board rental. There's free Internet access.

Reviewed by the Guardian Newspaper, 3 February 2009: 'Rarely will you see another hostel with such a look of permanent surprise on its face. This lovely detached villa, parked under the cliffs, stares out wide eyed over a country railway line to the longest beach on the north coast of Ireland and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. Inside, the decor and furnishings give the unmistakable feeling that you're a guest in someone's enviably comfortable home. The Giant's Causeway is just a short bus ride away ... but perhaps we'll curl up with a book and go tomorrow.'

The 'Downhill Beachhouse' is located in one of the most beautiful locations in Ireland. Stunningly situated Downhill Beachhouse overlooks the North Coast's longest beach and the Atlantic ocean.
The house is backed by dramatic cliffs and bordered by a stream, creating the perfect setting for a relaxed evening. Downhill is a great base for exploring the North Coast including the Giant's Causeway, and neighbours the National Trust estate's famous Mussenden Temple.

There's a good bus and train service here from Coleraine and Derry. Giant's Causeway, Dunluce Castle and Bushmill's Distillery are less than 30 minutes away by car, while Downhill Palace Ruin, Mussenden Temple and the Black Glen Gardens are just uphill.

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  • Latest Review

    Downhill Hostel has been nominated by guides the best hostel in Noerthern Ireland and I now understand why! The location is perfect, on a beautiful long beach, William the owner is very nice, the kitchen etc are very convenient, the room was lovely. It's much better than an average hostel, you have the most amazing view and the price is not even too expensive!! The only thing is that you have to book in advance...
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Facilities

  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible


Hostel Awards

  • 2014 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Northern Ireland
  • 2011 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Northern Ireland
  • 2014 1st Country Winners Northern Ireland
  • 2011 1st Country Winners Northern Ireland
  • 2010 1st Country Winners Northern Ireland

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Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Non Smoking
  • Taxes Included


Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Check in time is between 3pm (15:00) and 8pm (20:00) You must make special arrangements with the hostel if you will be arriving outside these times. There's absolutely no check-in after 10pm under any circumstances. Check-out: 11am. We have a 72-hour cancellation policy. If you cancel your booking with less than 72 hours notice your card will be charged for the first night's accommodation. This policy does not effect the 10% non-refundable deposit paid at time of booking. For �no-shows� , i.e., bookings that do not turn up and do not contact us to cancel we will charge the full value of the booking even if it is for multiple nights.





Downhill Beachhouse Located at Glenhassan Hall, 12 Mussenden Road, Downhill, Castlerock.
Downhill Beachhouse
Northern Ireland
Castlerock BT51 4RP Glenhassan Hall, 12 Mussenden Road, Downhill
91% 479
55.1663401 -6.8199963
Downhill Beachhouse
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