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An Caislean

2.5 of 5 40 Quay Road, Ballycastle BT54 6BH, Northern Ireland
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here for two nights to explore Ballycastle and the surrounding coast, and I'm really pleased we opted for An Caislean! Berkeley was warm and welcoming from my first call to book our stay right through to our departure, with great local knowledge and an enthusiasm to make sure we enjoyed not just our stay but... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We stayed for two nights and got a great value deal. Room was big with an en suite and TV as well as pretty fast free WiFi. Breakfast was really good. The owner was very helpful with all requests. I'm guessing the heaters were on timer as occasionally we got a bit cold, but I'm sure they could have been... More 

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Berkeley W, Manager at An Caislean, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and glad you enjoyed your two-night stay. Sincere apologies if, on occasions, the ambient room temperature was less than comfortably warm. You're right, the central heating is on timer (an overheated hotel room can be a bit stifling) but, with vacillating temperatures this October, we obviously should have turned up the frequency of central heating... More 

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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Great place - great location, lovely clean and comfortable room, fabulous breakfast and host was more than accommodating. Next road trip for husband and I, we will organise to make this our base - this was one of four hotels/BnB's we stayed in, in Nth Ireland, and would rate it the best. If we are ever back in the area,... More 

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Berkeley W, Manager at An Caislean, responded to this review

Thank you for your helpful review. We are happy to offer alternatives to a street-facing room for light sleepers. Please call us or email us on ancaislean@btinternet.com to express preferences when making a reservation (rather than booking online). It is only rarely a problem (all windows are double-glazed) and many guests, on arrival, prefer front rooms because of their pleasant... More 

Lexington, Kentucky
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My wife and I, as well as another couple, all stayed here recently on a road trip around Ireland & Northern Ireland. We could not have been more pleased with our stay! The owners are so incredibly nice and accommodating. Out of the 12 different places we stayed in over our trip, this was by far the most liked by... More 

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Glad you enjoyed your stay and thanks for the feedback. More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

6 of us stopped here over the weekend of The 4 Nations scooter rally. Excellent host, central position, cracking breakfast, brilliant shower, warm and comfortable beds, very reasonable price. What more could you want.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Stayed with 4 other friends after a wedding. Very pleasant welcome, host went out of his way to ensure we were all in adjacent rooms. Very good breakfast and provided excellent advice on how to avoid extortionate charges at the Giants Causeway. Rooms all very clean and well equipped. Would definitely recommend.

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14 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We stayed last minute at this b&b as we decided to head away from Belfast where we were visiting. We had a lovely stay, comfy bed, large room, not expensive and host couldn't do enough to help you or give you information. The breakfast was probably one of the best we have had. We will likely return to this area... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

stayed in an caislain for one night while touring giants causeway and Antrim. lovely relaxed b&b with fab breakfast. Room was perfect size, we had an en-suite room which I would recommend as some rooms are not en suite. nice location in town centre of ballycastle and close to all pubs and the beach. the owner is very friendly and... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is a great B&B conveniently located close to all the sights along the Antrim Coast. The rooms were spacious and immaculately clean. This old Victorian house had tons of character and charm. We could not have asked for more helpful or friendly staff. Definitely recommend this B&B to anyone.

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Wicklow, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Very comfortable and welcoming place to stay. Family very helpful. Yummy breakfast. Staff contacted our group to advise we had left a glasses case in one of our rooms (beyond the call of duty) Would highly recommend!

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Address: 40 Quay Road, Ballycastle BT54 6BH, Northern Ireland
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Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Ballycastle
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — An Caislean 2.5*
Number of rooms: 24
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