If you’re in search of the best Cushendall accommodation, you’ve landed in the right place.
Now, although there are no hotels in Cushendall, there are plenty of excellent guesthouses and self-catering cottages on offer.
In the guide below, you’ll find the best Cushendall accommodation, with a little bit of something to suit most budgets.
Our favourite Cushendall accommoation
The first section of this guide is packed with our favourite places to stay in Cushendall. These are places that one or more of The Irish Road Trip Team have stay in and loved.
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1. Central Bar Guesthouse
Located in the centre of Cushendall and just a short drive from the incredible Glenariff Forest Park, the Central Bar Guesthouse offers comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation.
The hosts, Clare and Linda, are friendly and always more than happy to provide tips for great places worth visiting in the area. Each morning, a full Irish breakfast is served at a nearby café.
Review wise, at the time of typing, the Central Bar Guesthouse knocks it out of the park with 4.5/5 on Google Reviews and 9/10 on Booking.com.
2. Tavnaghoney Cottages
With a picturesque garden, terrace, and BBQ area, Tavnaghoney Cottages is a great place to unwind and enjoy views of Glenaan Garron and Tiveragh.
This privately owned property offers three fully-equipped cottages with an open-plan seating and dining area, three bedrooms, a well-equipped kitchen with all the necessary utensils, and a bathroom with an en-suite shower.
Each cottage can accommodate up to seven guests. If you’re looking for self-catering Cushendall accommodation, you won’t go wrong here.
3. Garron View
This place boasts modern rooms and a mighty view of Garron Point. Situated on a working farm, the property features tastefully decorated rooms with private bathrooms.
In the morning, guests can enjoy a cooked breakfast that includes sausages, bacon, soda bread, and potato bread. A continental breakfast, lighter snacks, and packed lunches for day trips are also available.
4. Ballymacdoe Cottage Cushendall
Located in a quiet residential area in Cushendall, Ballymacdoe Cottage offers self-catering accommodation with magnificent views of Cushendall beach, Red Bay, and Sea of Moyle.
On a clear day, you can even see Scotland in the distance. Ballymacdoe Cottage accommodates up to 6 people and consists of three bedrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, lounge and diner, fully enclosed harden, bathroom, and BBQ facilities.
You can even set camp in a tent in the picturesque garden. Nearby activities include sailing, golfing, and fishing. It’s also one of the few places to stay in Cushendall that’s pet-friendly.
More great places to stay in Cushendall with solid reviews
Now that we have our favourite Cushendall accommodation out of the way, it’s time to see what else this corner of Antrim has to offer.
Below, you’ll find a mix of B&Bs and self-catering accommodation that are well worth considering if you’re visiting the area.
1. The Village Bed and Breakfast
Situated inside the 18th-century Georgian Townhouse, the Village Bed and Breakfast is a family-run estate offering bed and breakfast accommodation in the heart of the village of Cushendall.
Expect to find large rooms with high ceilings and private bathrooms at this elegant bed and breakfast property. Each room has its very own fireplace.
Breakfast options include continental, vegetarian, or a traditional full Irish breakfast. If you’re looking for Cushendall accommodation at the heart of the village, you’ve found it!
2. Glendale Bed and Breakfast
Set back about 80 meters from the famous A2 Coast Road in the village of Cushendall, Glendale Bed and Breakfast is a recently refurbished bed and breakfast property that offers six bedrooms.
Judging by the top-notch ratings on both Booking.com and TripAdvisor, Glendale is up there as one of the best places to stay in Cushendall.
Each room is tastefully decorated and fitted with all the necessary amenities needed for a relaxing stay. Guests can chill in the shared lounge, read a book on the terrace and enjoy magnificent views of Lurig Mountain.
3. Lurig View B&B
So, Lurig View B&B isn’t actually in Cushendall, it’s in the nearby village of Glenariff – however, the reviews are so good that we had to pop it in.
If you’re not familiar with the area, Glenariff is home to the glorious Glenariff Forest Park, where you’ll find plenty of walking trails to tackle.
The family-run property offers nicely appointed rooms with comfortable beds, free Wi-Fi, and private bathrooms. Each morning, a cooked breakfast is served in the dining room. There is a guest lounge area where guests can unwind after a day of exploring nearby tourist attractions.
4. Cullentra House
Welcome to the Cullentra House, an award-winning country house with magnificent views of Antrim Glens and Scottish hills. Attractions such as Glenariff Waterfalls, Giant’s Causeway, Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge are right at your doorstep.
The elegant rooms are bright, spacious, and beautifull decorated. The property also offers delicious homemade breakfast served in their beautiful dining room.
5. Portnagolan house
You will find the Portnagolan house just outside of Cushendall village. The property boasts a lovely garden and offers comfortable accommodation with two bedrooms, a kitchen, dining room, central heating, and a bathroom.
If you need to wash your clothes, there is a washing machine and a dryer down in the basement. Pay a visit to the nearby rocky beach in Cushendall or spend a day exploring numerous trails and waterfalls at the forest park at Parkmore.
After a day of sightseeing, chill on the apartment terrace and enjoy magnificent sea views.
What Cushendall accommodation have we missed?
I’ve no doubt that we’ve unintentionally left out some brilliant places to stay in Cushendall 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 where to stay in Cushendall
We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from what are the best hotels in Cushendall (there’s none!) to what Cushendall accommodation is best for a group.
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.
Are there any hotels in Cushendall?
Nope! There are no hotels in Cushendall, however, there’s plenty of excellent B&Bs, guesthouses and self-catering accommodation.
What is the best Cushendall accommodation?
When it comes to Cushendall accommodation, you can’t go wrong with Ballymacdoe Cottage, Garron View and Central Bar Guesthouse.
What are the best places to stay in Cushendall with a group?
Any of the self-catering Cushendall accommodation that we mentioned above is worth checking out.