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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here one night. The location was ideal, near Bushmills, Giant's Causeway, and other tourist attractions. The room and bathroom were enormous! Also spotless and very comfortable. It was dark outside when we arrived, so it was fun to wake up in the morning and find a sea view out our windows! Breakfast was hearty and delicious, and the...

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County Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our third time staying here and it gets better every time. We love it here. The food is always lovely and the staff bend over backwards to make sure your staff is always great. You room is comfortable and you have WiFi for each room. Bushmills distillery is a must see if you went a Dram or two.

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Thank Bertienesbitt85
Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked to stay here for one night, the location was easy to find with lovely sea views and awesome Pirate flags. The double room, named 'Ballintrae', was massive, with a double bed and single bed, a table with chair to admire the view, wardrobe, vanity table and amenities, and the water pressure in the bath/shower was so good! Towels and...

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Thank Debumere
Concord, North Carolina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place! Very close to the Giants Causeway and the coast. Great views from the hotel. Room was very clean and modern. The staff are amazing. Pub and restaurant are amazing, great seafood! No complaints at all. Very good wifi and free parking on site.

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Thank Roscoe1967
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Decided to stay here after visiting the Giant's Causeway and was able to walk in and book a room for the night at the last minute at a reasonable rate. The room we had was very large and also had a large bathroom. We had dinner at their restaurant and must say, the food was very good. The best seafood...

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Stayed for one night with our 2 children as part of our Northwest Ireland road trip. I booked it mainly for its proximity to the Giant's Causeway. It's at least half the price of the Causeway Hotel, and only 5 mins down the road. It was very clean and the room was unbelievably spacious. We had a family room and...

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Thank Karen B
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We visited Bushmill's Distillery and the Giant's Causeway. Both were interesting. The Causeway provided excellent views of the ocean. From one point we were able to see Donegal, Ireland and Scottland. Walking the trails along the cliffs was exciting.

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Thank Daniel J
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We called in on Saturday evening without pre-booked a table for 2 adults and 2 teenagers. We got a table and the ambience seemed good being about 1/2 full. Drinks order was taken and delivered quickly. Food came shortly after and was well presented. I had the barbecue ribs for starters and received a large portion for a starter, however...

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Thank Nick S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

Good food at a reasonable price. We took advantage of the early bird deal which gives you a main meal plus a dessert or starter for the price of the main. Mainly standard pub food but I had the roast duck which made a really welcome alternative to to the burger/steak/pie usual choice.

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Thank Joe M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 14, 2016

We spent 4 nights here and found no fault with the room or the service. It's a great location for visiting the Antrim coast. The menu was varied so we ate in each night. Staff were always pleasant and helpful.

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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 

Additional Information about Smugglers Inn

Address: 306 Whitepark Road | Giant's Causeway, Bushmills BT57 8SL, Northern Ireland
Location: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Bushmills
Price Range: $85 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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Smugglers Hotel Bushmills
Smugglers Inn Bushmills, Northern Ireland
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“Room 6 overlooked the sea view and was very spacious with a large bathroom.”
 of 5 bubbles jtemper2n, Oct 14, 2016 | Read review
“Ask to be away from the stairs”
 of 5 bubbles Celticfemale, Sep 15, 2016 | Read review
“Stunning views from every aspect”
 of 5 bubbles Jayne1278, Aug 17, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms to front great scenic views”
 of 5 bubbles wwilliamson64, Aug 5, 2016 | Read review
“Get room with sea view although all rooms overlook countryside”
 of 5 bubbles Tonythebedouin, Jul 13, 2016 | Read review
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