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Smugglers Inn

306 Whitepark Road | Giant's Causeway, Bushmills BT57 8SL, Northern Ireland
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Smugglers Inn
Ranked #13 of 27 Bushmills B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ballycastle, Ireland
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My partner and I went out for Sunday Lunch, only to be told that there was no roast of the day left by 2pm. What little else you could choose of the menu was either battered or breaded and the food was expensive for the quality that was received. All in all it was very dissapointing and it will be... More

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Blackpool
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had an evening meal here recently. The food was nice, the service was fine and the restaraunt looked clean. The problem was the price, £12.95 for scampi with chips incurring an extra charge was steep for what is a standard family pub.

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Larne, United Kingdom
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299 reviews 299 reviews
59 hotel reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have looked at this place many times on the way to Portrush coming from the Antrim Coast Road as it is around 'elevenses' when we usually get here. Normally we would go to get coffee in the Bushmills Distillery as the cafe there is great but it was sunny and a snack outside seemed ideal. We parked at the... More

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Lisburn
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have a lovely 2 night break at the Smugglers Inn.. Could not say a bad word about our stay. From our arrival until we left all the staff were so helpful. We had dinner on Saturday evening which was just delicious. Music in the bar relaxing and both men could really sing and play music. Can wait to visit again

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my first bad review of anything posted to Tripadvisor, but the experience of an early evening meal was so bad that unfortunately I have to post a comment. As a family of five we stopped for early dinner after a trip to the Giant's Causeway (excellent by the way). OK the restaurant was quite busy, but it took... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a 2 night stay at the Smugglers Inn. We have been visitors for a number of years and feel that we should let everyone in on our secret. Fantastic value for money. Clean comfortable rooms and welcoming staff. My husband is coeliac and at extremely short notice (i.e., we had arrived) a provision to GF bread/cereal and... More

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Perth, Australia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I use tripadvisor for all my holidays and I found this hotel the same way. I am a senior reviewer and have never had to put a bad review. What lets this place down is the staff on check in. The manager of the day and also the restaurant was not good as has a real chip on her shoulder.... More

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Portadown, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We decided to have a last meal out as we were staying in Ballyliny cottages. I must say that it was a very pleasant meal from start to finish. Because I am a vegetarian I wasn't sure what the smugglers Inn had on offer, but I can say this WOW the meal was lovely I had vegetable stir fry in... More

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belfast ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 2 nights mon 23/6 & tues 24/6/14 with 2 friends, 1 Welsh 1 Irish. Accommodation could not complain. The Food both Breakfast & Dinner was EXCELLENT, Well Presented and Good Value. On the Tues Night we met SAM trainee Manager and his young staff. Must say all were well mannered with a GOOD SMILE. And the young lady at... More

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Oakland, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

If you're planning to see the Giant's Causeway, Smugglers Inn is the place to stay. You are only a hop, skip, and a jump from the park. We stayed here for 2 nights, in a family suite. We had 4 beds, two rooms. The rooms were quite large and there was a TV in each of them. The bathroom was... More

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Address: 306 Whitepark Road | Giant's Causeway, Bushmills BT57 8SL, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Bushmills
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Smugglers Hotel Bushmills
Smugglers Inn Bushmills, Northern Ireland

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to the Smugglers Inn....... We are a family run Hotel located on the famous Causeway Coastal Route and one mile from Northern Ireland's only UNESCO world heritage site, The Giant's Causeway. We are the closest Guest Inn to The Giant's Causeway. The Smugglers Inn is situated on an elevated site with panoramic views off the surrounding north Antrim coast and rural landscape. Our facilities include a fully licensed restaurant, a bistro, bar, free wi-fi and extensive free car parking at the rear of the property for cars and coaches.Upstairs we have twelve en suite rooms consisting of doubles, twins, family and executive bayview rooms. The Smugglers Inn is the perfect base to explore the unique and mythical attractions of Northern Ireland's North Antrim Coast including The Giant's Causeway, The medieval Dunluce Castle, Bushmills Irish Whiskey Distillery and Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge. ... more   less 
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