A Guide to the Best Self Catering Accommodation In Westport

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We get asked about self catering in Westport quite a bit.

The queries often come from people visiting during the summer, and that tried and failed to find a room in one of the many Westport hotels (or one of the endless Westport B&Bs).

Good self catering in Westport can be hard to come by (especially in the summer), but there are plenty of places to choose from, you just need to book a bit in advance.

If you prefer to have full self-catering facilities for your trip, then you’ll find the best self-catering accommodation in Westport listed below.

Our favourite self-catering in Westport

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The first section of this guide tackles our favourite self catering in Westport, with a mix of cosy homes and boutique apartments.

Below, you’ll find everything from the brilliant Towers Apartments and the very fancy Asgard Apartments to some comfy holiday homes in Westport.

1. The Towers Apartments

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The Towers Apartments is one of the more popular places to stay in Westport. The property offers two-bedroom apartments with free Wi-Fi, a flat screen TV, separate living area and kitchen, as well as an outdoor terrace.

Located on the harbour just outside of town, you’ll be able to look right out to sea from the property. The building is also home to the Towers Bar and Restaurant which is a great family friendly place offering breakfast, lunch and dinner.

So, if you don’t want to cook up a meal, you can always head down to the restaurant where guests receive 10% off meal prices (check discount in advance as it may change).

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2. The Helm Apartments

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It’d be hard to fault this self-catering accommodation in Westport. The Helm is located in the heart of the Westport Quay area overlooking the harbour and they offer some highly reviewed, no-fuss apartments.

There are either one, two or three bedroom options with separate living and kitchen areas. There’s even a washing machine, if you need to do some laundry during your stay.

The apartments are all situated over the Helm’s bar and restaurant so you can also grab a meal and a drink when you can’t be bothered cooking after a day of exploring. 

It’s also a short spin from many of the best things to do in Westport, from Westport House and Croagh Patrick to much more.

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3. Asgard Apartments

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If you want a bit of luxury for your trip, you’ll want to check out Asgard Apartments, located beside the 4-star Westport Coast Hotel.

These beautiful, recently renovated apartments have stunning views across Clew Bay and are conveniently right on the Great Western Greenway so you can head off cycling right from the property. 

There’s one and two bedroom apartments available, each with modern kitchens, heating, a flat screen TV, free Wi-Fi and spacious living areas. You can even opt for the two penthouses which are perfect for large groups and also have attractive balconies for entertaining in the summer.

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4. The Town House

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If you’re travelling with a group of friends and looking for the perfect holiday home in Westport, the Town House is a beautiful option.

The house is located on the edge of town, within just a few minutes’ walk from the centre. The whitewashed building has five bedrooms, all freshly decorated with en suite bathrooms. 

It’s perfect for all your self-catering needs, with a kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine and spacious living area. You’ll also find plenty of parking space for up to four vehicles, so there’s no worry if you’re all bringing your own car.

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Other holiday homes in Westport with exceptional reviews

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Now that we have our favourite self catering in Westport out of the way, it’s time to see what other accommodation the town has to offer.

Below, you’ll find everything from no-fuss holiday homes in Westport (with great reviews) to gorgeous apartments a stone’s throw from some of the best pubs in Westport.

1. 203 Harbour Mill

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This two-bedroom apartment at 203 Harbour Mill is located right in the Quay area of Westport. You can see across to the ocean from the living room and enjoy a much quieter neighbourhood than the bustling town centre.

Still, it’s not far from restaurants and pubs if you want to head out for a drink. It’s ideal for a family or a couples retreat with a kitchenette, washing machine, two bathrooms, a flat screen TV and free Wi-Fi. There’s also bicycle rental available, if you want to head out on the greenway straight from the property. 

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2. Apartment 12, Sea Wharf

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A great option for up to four guests, Apartment 12 is located right near the harbour, just a few hundred metres from the Clew Bay Heritage Centre.

The apartment has two bedrooms with a fully equipped kitchen, one-bathroom, flat screen TV and washing machine.

The apartment has a homely feel, with views across to the water from the windows. It’s a short walk from nearby restaurants and pubs too, with reviews raving about the exceptional location.

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3. Westport Holiday Home

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A holiday home that is just out from the main street is perfect for an enjoyable stay in Westport. You can easily walk to the nearest pub or bar for a drink, but still enjoy a peaceful evening indoors. This three-bedroom home can sleep up to six guests with a sofa bed in the living room as well, if needed. 

There’s Wi-Fi included throughout the house, with a flat screen TV in the living area, a fully equipped kitchen and two bathrooms. They also offer bicycle rental for those wanting to hit the greenway for a spin. The large property is perfect for a group getaway in town.

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4. Stone Lodge

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This cute apartment is just a five-minute walk to the town centre in Westport and is perfect for a romantic getaway for two. The one-bedroom apartment has a small kitchenette with a fridge, microwave, kitchen sink and kettle.

There’s also a flat screen TV in the living area and an en suite bathroom with a shower. You’ll find free Wi-Fi and parking for guests, so you’ll be able to walk easily into town for a meal or a drink. It’s a popular little place, that offers good value for money for a weekend away.

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5. The Waterside Apartment

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Another apartment in the Quay area, the Waterside Apartment is a three-bedroom place overlooking the sea and the harbour. You can easily walk down to the Clew Bay Heritage Centre or to the nearest pub or restaurant during the evening.

There’s a small kitchen with a stove, oven, dishwasher, washing machine and kettle, so you can easily self-cater all your meals if you prefer.

There’s also a cosy living area, decorated in ocean-inspired décor in line with the view out to sea from the window.

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FAQs about self catering in Westport

We’ve had a lot of questions over the years asking about everything from what are the best holiday homes in Westport for a big group to where to stay in the town.

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 is the best self catering in Westport?

In my opinion, the best self catering in Westport is The Helm Apartments, The Towers Apartments and The Asgard Apartments.

What are the best holiday homes in Westport for a group of 5 plus?

The place above, aptly titled “Westport Holiday Home”, sleeps up to 6 guests and is a stone’s throw from the main street.

What is the most unique place for self catering in Westport?

We get recommendations for the Asgard Apartments every so often, as the rooms are bright, some come with a view and the interiors are finely kitted out.

Elisha is a freelance writer, content creator and blogger and her work can be read in Lonely Planet, Remote Lands and Matador Network. You’ll usually find her travelling in offbeat places or hiking wherever there are mountains; always with a camera in hand.

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