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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a night with my family, was our first time in a B&B but I loved it. Barclay is the owner, and he is really helpful in directing you where to go to see the nearby sights. Good breaky the next day too. Didn't like the bed though, was a spring mattress that sunk in the middle, meaning...

1Thank Tegan P
Reviewed 24 August 2015

Very warm welcome from the host Berkeley who provided good advice on places to eat in the town. Spotlessly clean and well fitted quiet rooms complemented by a hearty breakfast in the morning - overall great value for money. This is an excellent B&B and as it is just around the corner from the Ballycastle pier it was a very...

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Reviewed 14 August 2015

An Caislan was the perfect stay in senter of Ballycastle. A short distance from the main town and to the harbor with the nice beach. Very nice rooms. Super hosts and food. Well taken care of. Everybody should go there!

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

Spent two nights here while touring the coast and was very happy with the B&B. The B&B consists of two houses converted into one. We were on the left side, which appears to be all private rooms. The right side had the breakfast area and I think is where the hostel room(s) is/are. We'd booked a private room and were...

1Thank mcnamn
Berkeley W, Manager at An Caislean, responded to this review

Thank you for your very kind and complimentary review and we're delighted you enjoyed your stay. Just a small point of information (so that those wishing to make a reservation are not confused!) The "right side" to which you refer (where the breakfast room is situated) is also guest house accommodation, with bathroom suites in fact more recently renovated than...

Stenloese, Denmark
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Stayed here in July 2015. Host Barclay was very helpful and even drove us into town so we could walk back and didn't have to drive ourselves. Short walk but it was raining heavily at the time. Good breakfast. Great location halfway between town and coast. Room was a little small but we were squeezing four adults into it. Great...

Thank Ian H
Ballycastle, Ireland
Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

A last minute stop and glad we did. A warm welcome from Barkley and a spotlessly clean room. Free wifi was an added bonus and as for the breakfast - wonderful proper Ulster Fry - there was a wide selection of breakfasts - cooked, continental, cereals but it's hard to beat a fry. Heartily recommended and hope to stay again!

Thank Sailor1714
United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Claire and Berkeley are the perfect hosts. They are both people-oriented and engage fully with you as a human being from the moment you arrive. The hospitality they offer is exceptional, and they take some pride in running a truly lovely guesthouse. When I arrived at An Caislean last Sunday, 5th July, I was absolutely soaking wet. I had just...

Thank Andrew G
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Warm, friendly welcome from Berkeley the owner. The B&B is centrally situated on the Quay Road, handy for the beach and the town centre. Also only 5 minutes walk from the Ratlin ferry. Excellent breakfast, clean and fully equipped room and easy access. Berkely provided some useful advice about places to eat (Central Wine Bar was excellent) and helpfully changed...

Thank Patrick D
Ringwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2015

We took over one of the houses for the weekend of my son's wedding - 7 of us. Berkeley and Claire are absolutely brilliant hosts and made a very special event even better. Breakfasts were hearty and delicious and if ever we have the opportunity to go back to Ballycastle, there's only one place we will be staying!

Thank Tim169
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Reviewed 10 June 2015

We were not only impressed with the facilities and breakfast, we also had the most helpful guide. We told Berkeley the direction the four of us were heading and he told us about his visit to Doagh Famine Village and his stay in the a golf and spa resort. We were pleased that we had followed his advice and enjoyed...

1Thank Carolaku

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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
Region: United Kingdom > Northern Ireland > County Antrim > Ballycastle
Price Range: ₹ 3,085 - ₹ 5,420 (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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“Sounds like it's best to stay on the non-hostel side”
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 of 5 bubbles mcnamn, 9 Aug 2015 | Read review
“An Caislean is on a quiet street. You will enjoy peace and calm here on any floor.”
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“Both our rooms were very good”
 of 5 bubbles Carolaku, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Berkeley will assist you fully”
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