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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time visiting Ballycastle and staying at this B and B. Berkeley is just lovely and thoughtful. His home is wonderful and clean. This place offered us a social outlet while still having privacy. We loved our breakfast and our day trips to the rope latter and Giant Causeway.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I visited overnight w/c 1 August. Plenty of parking was available for her car on street and on site. Room (5) was quite nice but bed will squeak at certain times... Power of the shower isn't great but perfectly adequate and it works well. The water was fine, too. The TV in the bedroom can take some... More 

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Dungannon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second stay here. We had room 5 on both occasions and couldn't be happier with the room and facilities. The room is clean, light and comfortable. The breakfast was good on both mornings and the owner was again very accommodating, friendly and helpful. We asked for recommendations for dinner as it was our anniversary and he was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

My family and I stayed in An Caislean when we were visiting the Antrim Coast. It was absolutely perfect. First of all, the BnB is located perfectly between the beach/marina area and the town centre. In it's location, it is also just a quick walk from the door to the corner where the bus leaves for major cities in NI... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

My review is a tad different to the others. Let me say that there was nothing inherently wrong with it. The owner was friendly and helpful. However, the room was very small - which I suspect is why I'm giving it an average rating, given what I paid. However it was quite comfortable and clean.

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

Many thanks you for review. Just to advise that online bookings can tend to be more expensive than email/telephone bookings - and prices are also a little higher when demand is high, such as public holidays (applicable on this occasion). More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed her in May/June when we were in Ireland visiting family, our room was lovely and clean, the service provided by the owners was first class, parking was also provided and the breakfasts were great too. We will definitely be returning to the An Caislean when we stay in Ballycastle again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

It was a sheer joy to stay here in May (located on the street leaving the coast to the town). The house is a beautiful period building that has been renovated to excellent standard. It is impeccably clean and the beds are super comfy with beautiful cotton linen. The host Berkeley was just great and there to offer any advice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Myself and my friend stayed in a beautiful room here last August at the start of our holiday around the Causeway coastline. I had read some lovely reviews online already, and shared those thoughts on meeting the hosts. I felt at home the minute I walked in the door. We were given a choice of two rooms, and opted for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

The location was perfect for us a we went out each day to explore the local area. The room was very comfortable and clean, nicely decorated, near to restaurants and cafes and provided a great breakfast. We had a lovely stay here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We had booked a stay in the hostel for 7 nights, when we had arrived the heating had a wee bloop so they upgraded our room straight away to the B&B! Claire and Berkeley were very welcoming and helpful throughout the entirety of the stay. The kitchen, living room and bedroom were very well kept, warm and clean. The place... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An Caislean Guest House offers various styles of superior boutique accommodation for the discerning traveller in Ballycastle, the most picturesque town on the Giants Causeway Coast & Glens of Antrim route. All double and family rooms are en suite and with TV and free tea/coffee making facilities available for all guests. You can relax in our upstairs guest living room and enjoy the view. Free off-street parking and free Wifi in all rooms. Laundry facilities available. Within a 5 minute walk of excellent restaurants, bars, coffee shops and a beautiful beach, this is the perfect base to explore this beautiful region. Please inquire directly regarding bike hire, pick up arrangements (Ballymoney Railway Station, the Dark Hedges or Carrick-a-rede Rope Bridge) or group bookings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about An Caislean

Address: 40 Quay Road, Ballycastle BT54 6BH, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Ballycastle
Price Range: $61 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — An Caislean 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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