Strandhill‌ Accommodation Guide: 9 Places To Stay In + Near The Town

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If you’re in search of the best B&Bs, hotels and hotels in Strandhill‌, our Strandhill‌ accommodation guide should tickle your fancy.

Strandhill is not just a beautiful seaside village west of Sligo Town, it’s the mecca for thrill-seekers, explorers and surfers (or anyone yearning to learn).

There’s endless things to do in Sligo by day and there’s some mighty pubs and restaurants in Strandhill to kick back in at night.

But first, you need a place to stay. In the guide below, you’ll find a mix of B&Bs, hotels and hotels in Strandhill (and nearby) that make a great base for an adventure.

Our favourite accommodation in Strandhill

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So, there are no hotels in Strandhill… yep, not one! However, there are plenty of solid places to stay that boast great reviews online.

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1. Strandhill Lodge, Hostel & Surf

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Now, some people might be dissuaded from staying in a hostel, however, this place is a world apart from the 20+ person dorms you tend to get in capital cities.

Firstly, there are plenty of private rooms, secondly, the maximum dorm capacity is 4 persons (great for two couples), thirdly, it’s the only lodging right next to the seafront (only 100m to Strandhill Beach).

There are also loads of private rooms here, which are cheaper than a hotel. The hostel also runs as a surf school, with fully certified instructors ready to show you the ropes(or waves rather). 

If you’re in search of accommodation in Strandhill a stone’s throw from the water, you can’t go wrong with Strandhill Lodge.

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2. Strandhill Suites

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This 4-star accommodation in Strandhill overlooks Knocknarea Mountain and Strandhill Bay, and is only a 10 minute walk to the beach.

There are 4 superior suites as well as 18 deluxe rooms. The spacious rooms come with a king size bed, TV/DVD player, minibar, hairdryers, work desk, toiletries, tea/coffee making facilities and incredible mountain views from the balconies!

This place is also a short spin away from some of the best pubs and restaurants in Strandhill, making it a great base for a weekend away.

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3. Surfers Getaway – Room Staycation

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Sometimes the best way to experience a place is to live like a local, or better yet, live with one! Room Staycation is a comfy room in a wonderful apartment with a balcony.

It’s located 2 minutes from the beach, with direct access to the outdoor showers. There’s also free private parking.

You are free to use the shared kitchen and bathroom (and help yourself to coffee, tea or anything else you need). The lounge comes with a big flat-screen TV, though with the location being 50m from all the pubs and restaurants.

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Places to stay near Strandhill

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So, as you’ve probably gathered, accommodation in Strandhill is fairly scarce, so it’l worth considering nearby towns.

Luckily, Strandhill is a handy 20-minute drive from Sligo Town and a 25-minute spin from Rosses Point, both of which are home to plenty of places to stay.

1. Yeats Country Hotel, Spa & Leisure Club

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This elegant 4 star hotel is situated in the lovely village of Rosses Point, which sits next to the Atlantic Ocean, overlooking both Coney Island and Oyster Island.

The wonderful Rosses Point Beach (a Blue Flag beach), is less than 5 minutes away, as is the County Sligo Golf Club.

The hotel is home to an award winning leisure centre; home toan 18m swimming pool, with a kid’s pool, steam rooms, saunas and a massive Jacuzzi too! There is also complimentary use  of the tennis and basketball court for guests.

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2. The Driftwood

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This restaurant, bar and boutique B&B is also situated in the lovely coastal village of Rosses Point. One of the owners is an interior designer, who designed each room individually, filling them with plenty of personality and style.

The rooms aren’t just visually stunning, they also come with a TV, tea/coffee facilities, hairdryer and ensuite bathroom (with a divine cast iron roll top bathtub).

The bar and café area offer guests wonderful views overlooking Sligo Bay and Oyster Island, ideal for either a bit of morning inspiration or late afternoon contemplation. Do try the smoked meats and seafood, which have been slow cooked for up to 15 hours!

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3. Down Yonder Boutique B&B

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This family run B&B is located in Rosses Point, set on 22 acres of rugged land, with a wonderful outdoor garden and patio area that overlooks Benbulben!

The drawing and dining room is open to all guests, a great spot for socializing during the wholesome breakfast, or any other time really.

The comfy rooms come with free toiletries, a hairdryer, Tea/coffee facilities and a Flatscreen TV.The shared kitchen is fully-equipped, so perfect for your self-catering needs.

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4. Radisson BLU Hotel & Spa, Sligo

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Located next to the magical countryside of Rosses Point, guests can enjoy the splendid views of Sligo Bay and the neighbouring mountains when staying in this 4-star hotel. 

The Radisson has 132 modern rooms and suites to pick from, with the stylish rooms featuring coffee/tea facilities, free toiletries, hairdryer and extremely fast WiFi.

The AA rosette-accredited Classiebawn Restaurant on-site will give you the opportunity to sample finally crafted Irish and international dishes. 

The leisure club is home to an 18m swimming pool, sauna, and steam room. This is one of our favourite hotels in Sligo for a reason.

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5. The Glasshouse

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This award winning 4-star hotel in Sligo Town is unusually shaped like a big glass ship in dock, with the quirky and chic interiors further adding to its allure.

The hotel towers over the Garavogue River, offering guests incredible views from their private balcony. The brightly decorated rooms come with a LCD TV with a full entertainment menu, in-room safe, hairdryer, air conditioning, tea/coffee making facilities and an ergonomic workspace.

The Glasshouse has a fitness centre free to use and the help desk/room service is 24 hours. The hotel has an underground car park which is around 4 euros a day!

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6. Sligo City Hotel

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This hotel is perfectly located in the city centre of Sligo and next to O’Connell Street, a well-known shopper’s paradise full of riverside eateries and cool bars.

The hotel has 61 newly renovated rooms, with each bright and spacious room featuring a 32 inch flat screen TV, tea/coffee making facilities, a hairdryer and FREE toiletries. The en suite bathrooms come with a bath and/or shower.

Start your day with a full Irish breakfast in the Quays Bar and Restaurant, though you will probably come back later in the evening for the live music and impressive evening menu!

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FAQs about the best B&Bs and hotels in Strandhill

We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from are there any hotels in Strandhill to which accommodation in Strandhill is the best.

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 Strandhill?

Nope! Unfortunately there are no hotels in Strandhill. However, there are plenty of hotels near Strandhill (see suggestions above).

What accommodation in Strandhill is best for a weekend visit?

I’d argue that Strandhill Lodge is one of the best places to stay in Strandhill. At the time of typing, it has 4.7/5 on Google reviews.

What Strandhill accommodation is best for couples?

Strandhill Suites are a great option for couples in search of comfortable and clean accommodation in Strandhill.

Originally from County Tyrone, Johnny's yearning for new experiences and cultures has taken from Bundoran to Bangkok and everywhere in between!

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