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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 2 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days before the date of arrival otherwise the total reservation of the booking will be charged.

Additional Terms and Conditions

There will be a 30% deposit charge which is non-refundable after the booking is made plus the deposit paid to hostelworld. The outstanding balance after deposit charge will be paid 2 weeks prior to arrival. We email a receipt for your proof of payment.

Please note:

*If any bookings with children under 18, you will have to book all the beds in the room as you are not allowed to share with non-family members.

* Group booking starts from 7+ people.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Finn McCool's Giant's Causeway Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description


Voted the best hostel (#1 as per ratings on in Northern Ireland 2011 at the Hoscar Awards.

Finn McCools is a small, very personal hostel in a great location. It's located less than 200m from Giant's Causeway and the ocean, with fabulous panoramic views along the coastline across to Portrush and the North Atlantic Ocean.

The hostel is located just below Giant's Causeway, 2 miles outside Bushmills.

It's a simple house conversion and our vision for Finn McCools is simple: to provide you with a clean and comfortable bed, good food and exceptional staff to make your stay unforgettable!

*Please note* If you have a minor under the age of 18 years old in your party, please book the entire room as we cannot lodge other guests in the same room with a minor. Failing to do so will result in an extra charge for any unused/unsold beds in your room. Thank you for your consideration and understanding of this policy.

For Reservations staying between 14/07/2019 – 21/07/2019 & 12/05/2019-18/05/2019
A deposit/part payment of 40% of the total price will be taken to secure the booking which is always non-refundable. The remaining 60% balance may be charged within the 30 Days prior to arrival date. If cancelled up to 30 Days before date of arrival, 40% of the total price of reservation will be charged. If cancelled within the period of 30 Days prior to date of arrival then the remaining 60% will be charged.
In case of non-refundable bookings you will be charged the full 100% anytime after the booking has been made. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 8.9

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.3

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 8.3

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    06 Jul 2019
    Can’t recommend enough. Excellent location, fair pricing, on site beer dodge, wonderful place and friendly staff. Relaxed atmosphere.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    24 Jun 2019
    Probably one of the best hostels I've ever stayed in. Great atmosphere. Met so many wonderful people here from all over the world! If you want to visit the Giant's Causeway (and make friends/travel companions along the way), this is the place to stay. The staff were also exceptionally friendly. Hostel is very possible to reach via public transport from Coleraine Train Station - there are two buses which basically leave you right outside the hostel, but be sure to check bus timetable in advance!
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    22 Jun 2019
    Amazing hostel supplies everything you need and more :) Very recommended
    Israel, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    14 Jun 2019
    Perfect location for exploring the north coast, definitely book more then one night as there’s so much to do in the area! The hostel itself is charming and there are meals and drinks available as the location is a bit remote in terms of shops. Make sure to try the house beer! All in all, would highly recommend and can’t wait to come back!
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    29 Jun 2019
    It was total good for me.. All staff is so nice and cute. I reccommend widely take place hier to sleep. They have laundry service, home made pasta and beer, all them are awesome.
    Mexico, Male, 31-40
  • 8.9


    18 Jun 2019
    Really enjoyed our stay at Finn McCool's! Two steps from the Giants Causeway.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    16 Jul 2019
    Great location, great value for money
    Philippines, Female, 31-40
  • 8.6


    28 Jun 2019
    Good beds, decent breakfast and amazing location. Seem to be a lack of communication between volunteer/permanent staff though; there was an issue with laundry not being finished, and temp staff not knowing how a heater worked.
    Canada, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    28 Jun 2019
    Best base for seeing the Giants Causeway as you can stay here overnight and see the causeway in late evening or early morning, avoiding the crowds. Hostel has good atmosphere. Dorm a bit cramped, little space for spreading out gear. Kitchen would also get cramped if all guests were using it.Need a fewmore conveniently placed power outlets in dorms and lounge areas. Old drinks on saleis agood idea, but need a bigger selection than just Coke or water!
    Australia, Male, 41+
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    11 Jul 2019
    Great location and welcoming staff. It’s a great pity the facilities are well below acceptable standards. The washroom are terrible, particularly the shower cubicles and the electric shower are poor. The bottom bunks are floor height. The decor is very shabby. The owner should invest some money
    England, Male, 41+
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Wii


  • 2012

    1st, Country Winners Northern Ireland

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