If you’re in search of the best hotels in Navan, you’ve landed in the right place.
It’s also a popular place to stay for those attending weddings nearby, as there’s plenty of Navan hotels to book into.
In the guide below, you’ll find everything from boutique hotels in Navan to guesthouses that have racked up rave reviews online.
Our favourite guesthouses and hotels in Navan
The first section of this guide is packed with what we think are the best B&Bs and hotels in Navan – these are places that one of The Irish Road Trip Team have stayed in and loved.
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1. Bellinter House
Bellinter House is widely regarded as one of the best hotels in Meath, and you’ll find it in the south of Navan, around 8.5 km from the town centre.
This luxurious hotel has 42 bedrooms, the majority of which features handmade or vintage furniture, wooden floorboards and stunning views of the Irish countryside.
Each room includes complimentary use of the hot tub, sauna and steam room. At Bellinter House you will also find a Bathhouse Spa where you will be able to get all sorts of treatments, from massages to facials, body wraps and more.
Bellinter House is pet friendly and also features a large pool to refresh you during the warm summer days.
2. The Newgrange Hotel
The Newgrange Hotel is comfortably situated in the heart of Navan. In this hotel, you will be able to choose among four different types of rooms: double rooms, king rooms, family rooms and twin rooms. Each room includes air conditioning, coffee and tea making facilities, free wifi and an ensuite bathroom.
The Newgrange hotel is also home to a great restaurant – the Newgrange Bridge which boasts an award-winning team of chefs. Breakfast is served at Newgrange Bridge every morning and it consists of a selection of cereals and continental and full Irish breakfast.
Room service menus are also available in each room in case you’d prefer to enjoy your breakfast from the comfort of your own bedroom.
3. The Yellow House B&B
The Yellow House is a 3-star B&B situated in Springfield Glen. From here, the centre of Navan is an 8-minute drive away. This location has won the Irish Enterprise Award of 2020 as the best family-run B&B in County Meath.
Breakfast is included in the price and you can choose between a traditional Irish breakfast and more international options with the likes of such as seasonal fruit, muesli, yoghurt, eggs, salmon and fresh juices.
The reviews for The Yellow House B&B are excellent, and they racked up a 4.5/5 review score on Tripadvisor and 8.9 out of 10 on Booking.com.
4. Killyon Guest House
Killyon Guest House is a 3-star hotel located on the Dublin Road, an 8-minute drive from Navan centre. Breakfast here is a daily celebration and it’s served in the sun lounge overlooking the River Boyne.
The breakfast menu includes homemade bread, jam, granola, seasonal fruit and yoghurt along with a vast selection of cheese, omelettes, salmon and eggs.
Killyon Guest House has six bedrooms, each of which is decorated with handmade furniture and antiques. This guesthouse is a real little home-from-home and the rooms are cosy, clean and bright.
5. Athlumney Manor Guest Accommodation
Athlumney Manor Guest Accommodation is a 4-star B&B situated in front of the stunning Athlumney Castle. This B&B is located within walking distance of Navan centre while Dublin Airport is a 45-minute drive away.
The most stunning feature of Athlumney Manor Guest Accommodation is its garden which includes a patio, floral displays as well as a sitting area for the guests.
Here, you will also be able to enjoy a complimentary breakfast with options ranging from a full Irish breakfast to a continental buffet.
More places to stay in Navan with great reviews
Now that we have what we think are the best B&Bs and hotels in Navan out of the way, it’s time to see what else the town has to offer.
Below, you’ll find a mix of guesthouses and B&Bs many of which, going off of reviews, go toe-to-to with some of the more popular Navan hotels.
1. The Ardboyne Hotel
The Ardboyne Hotel is a great base to explore Meath from. It’s aroun a 5-minute drive from Navan centre and just 10 minutes away from the ancient Hill of Tara.
The hotel is home to Hugo’s Restaurant, the Kell’s Bar and the Taylor Suite so, if you don’t fancy nipping into on of the many restaurants in Navan, you’ve plenty to choose from.
The rooms here are bright, spacious and cosy, and there are double rooms, king rooms, twin rooms and family rooms on offer.
2. Ma Dwyer’s Guest Accommodation
Ma Dwyer’s is situated within walking distance of the centre of Navan. All rooms feature tea and coffee making facilities, daily fresh towels, complimentary toiletries and cable television.
The reviews for Ma Dwyer’s Guest Accommodation would rival some of the more popular Navan hotels. You’ll find it on the banks of the Boyne where they’re able to accommodate up to 35 guests.
The atmosphere is warm and friendly and there’s a real home-from-home vibe to the place.
3. Balreask Bar, Restaurant & Guest Accommodation
Balreask Bar, Restaurant & Guest Accommodation is another handy option if you don’t fancy staying in one of the hotels in Navan. You’ll find it on the outskirts of the town, where it’s a short drive from many of Meath’s top attractions.
On-site, there’s a pub and a restaurant, so you don’t have to worry about getting taxis in and out of the town, if you don’t want to. The rooms here are simoply decorated, but ther reviews online rave about their comfort and cleanliness.
4. Mullaghbeag Lodge
Mullaghbeag Lodge is situated in Boyerstown around 5 minutes from Navan and 15 minutes driving from Trim. This cosy accommodation is owned by Patrick and Thandi who have been in the accommodation business since 2017.
According to reviews, you can expect a warm Irish welcome along with a nice, quiet setting that’s perfect to explore from.
Kells, Trim and Slane are all a short drive away, as are many of the Boyne Valley’s top attractions.
Navan hotels: What have we missed?
I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally left out some brilliant Navan hotels from the guide above.
If you have a place that you’d like to recommend, let me know in the comments below and I’ll check it out!
FAQs about places to stay in Navan
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from ‘Are there any Navan hotels with pools?’ to ‘What are the most unique places to stay in Navan?’.
In the section below, we’ve popped in the most FAQs that we’ve received. If you have a question that we haven’t tackled, ask away in the comments section below.
What are the best hotels in Navan?
In my opinion, the best places to stay in Navan are Bellinter House, The Newgrange Hotel and The Yellow House.
Are there any 5 star Navan hotels?
No. The closest you’ll get in Navan is Bellinter House, which really is a gorgeous spot for a night away.
Cristina fell in love with Ireland’s breath-taking landscapes, quirky folklore and traditional music while studying in Limerick. Many years later, her love for all things Irish is just as strong.