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Top 10 hotels in Carrickfergus

The 157 Year old Tramway House
$123
per night
Apr 8 - Apr 9
1.78 mi from city center
The 157 Year old Tramway House
Burleigh House
2.5 out of 5
36 Middle Road, Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
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0.67 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)
Nice property. Hard to find though and bad comms.

"The apartment itself is decorated and presented to a high standard. It is however a couple of hundred meters up an unmarked track from the main road. For unknown reasons the owners were unaware of our booking, as a result the owner wasn't available to direct us to the apartment. I would suggest making ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2018

Burleigh House
North Shore Apartment
3.5 out of 5
9 Essex Court, Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
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1.73 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)
Carrickfergus gem.

"Lovely apartment in a great location . Henry was an excellent and obliging host allowing us a late checkout as we had a late flight home. This was one of the best equipped apartments I have ever stayed in and the welcome pack was much appreciated. I would absolutely recommend this property. We will ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 5, 2019

North Shore Apartment
Whitehead Bed and Breakfast
3 out of 5
30 Cable Rd, Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland
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4.08 mi from city center
Whitehead Bed and Breakfast
Ahoy4 Apartment
Carrickfergus, NIR
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1.53 mi from city center
Ahoy4 Apartment
Ahoy is a Lovely Apartment With Sea Views- 15 Minutes From Belfast - Wifi
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1.57 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Excellent location

"LOvely place. Brilliant landlady"…"

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2019

Ahoy is a Lovely Apartment With Sea Views- 15 Minutes From Belfast - Wifi
Ahoy2 is a Lovely Apartment 15 Minutes From Belfast With Sea Views. Free Wifi
5/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
What a wonderful find

"A very well appointed and spacious apartment with a lovely view. Had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay. Very thoughtful host Maxine. It was nice to be able to store our large suitcases in the storage cupboard out if the way. Great shower too. Situated in a lovely location, lots of ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2019

Ahoy2 is a Lovely Apartment 15 Minutes From Belfast With Sea Views. Free Wifi
Ahoy3 Is A Lovely First Floor Apartment Boasting A Sea View Of Belfast Lough
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1.59 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Spacious apartment in a great location

"Lovely apartment overlooking the sea. Spotlesly clean with everything you need. We stayed for christmas and Maxine had added festive touches and it was lovely. Very comfortable and cosy, will definitley stay again"…"

Reviewed on Jan 6, 2019

Ahoy3 Is A Lovely First Floor Apartment Boasting A Sea View Of Belfast Lough
Shamrock Shore Carrickfergus County Antrim
$60
per night
Apr 9 - Apr 10
1.59 mi from city center
Shamrock Shore Carrickfergus County Antrim
Carrickfergus Self Catering 2 Bedroom Apartment With Sea View to Belfast
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0.68 mi from city center
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This is a beautiful and relaxing place to stay. We enjoyed it so much!

"The property is historically interesting and the owners are extremely accommodating! Will recommend to friends and hopefully will be back ourselves in the future."…"

Reviewed on Aug 22, 2018

Carrickfergus Self Catering 2 Bedroom Apartment With Sea View to Belfast
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Visiting Carrickfergus

Visitors to Carrickfergus are sure to enjoy the bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city's golf courses, waterfront, and coffeehouses. Around the area, top sights include Belfast Castle, Titanic Belfast, and Odyssey Arena.

  • There are 10 hotels and other accommodations in Carrickfergus
  • The closest major airport is in Belfast (BHD-George Best Belfast City), 8.9 mi (14.3 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Belfast (BFS-Belfast Intl.), 17.1 mi (27.5 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Carrickfergus

The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as Carrickfergus Castle. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are St. Nicholas Church and Carrickfergus Marina.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 10 hotels and other lodging options available to pick from in Carrickfergus. Below are top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Dobbins Inn Hotel - With a stay at this 3-star inn, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and a restaurant, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its WiFi and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Loughshore Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and helpful staff at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.

Top places to visit outside the city include Belfast Castle, located 8.4 mi (13.5 km) from the city center, and Titanic Belfast, which is 9.8 mi (15.8 km) away.

Dressing for Carrickfergus

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 51°F during the day and 35°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 66°F, while the average at night is 38°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 65°F with nighttime averages of 47°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 58°F and nighttime averages of 36°F
  • Carrickfergus gets about 1.22 inches of rain per year
  • Usually June and July are the hottest months with an average of 65°F, whereas January and February are often coldest, averaging 35°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Carrickfergus?
Dobbins Inn is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Hotel Belfast Loughshore is another top choice for your stay based on reviews.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Carrickfergus, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your check-in date. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Carrickfergus.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Carrickfergus?
For additional details about updating your trip to Carrickfergus or cancelling it, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay on a budget in Carrickfergus?
Based on reviews, Dobbins Inn is a popular 3-star hotel for our travelers looking for an economical choice, and features free full breakfast and free WiFi.
What's the best accommodation for families in Carrickfergus?
Beechgrove is a top 3-star B&B on Expedia for families, and features babysitting services and rollaway beds. Hotel Belfast Loughshore is another good option for your family trip. Also kids of all ages will enjoy a visit to Whitehead Conservation Area.
What's the best hotel to stay with easy access to Carrickfergus Marina?
Adjacent to Carrickfergus Marina, The Tramway House is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star apartment features in-room kitchens and in-room washers/dryers. Other good choices within a short distance include Dobbins Inn and Clarion Collection Hotel Belfast Loughshore.
What about the best place to stay close to Carrickfergus Castle?
One of the top choices for your stay is Dobbins Inn, located next to Carrickfergus Castle, and this 3-star inn offers free breakfast and a restaurant. Clarion Collection Hotel Belfast Loughshore, located just 0.2 mi (0.3 km) away, is another good choice for your stay.
What's the best accommodation in Carrickfergus to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Belfast Loughshore is a top 3-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and features a restaurant and free WiFi. If you’re interested in local history, another choice for your visit is Dobbins Inn. Also Carrickfergus Castle and St. Nicholas Church are a couple of local landmarks worth a visit.
What's the best hotel for staying near Belfast International Airport (BFS)?
Maldron Hotel Belfast International Airport is a popular 3-star hotel featuring a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located a short 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Belfast Intl. Airport. Other good choices near the airport are Ballyrobin Country Lodge and Boutique Country House BandB.
What's it like staying in Carrickfergus?
Visitors to Carrickfergus are sure to enjoy the bars. Tourists can also enjoy the city’s golf courses, waterfront, and coffeehouses. Around the area, top sights include Titanic Belfast, Belfast Castle, and SSE Arena (Titanic Quarter). In Carrickfergus, there are 23 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Carrickfergus?
The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Carrickfergus Castle and St. Nicholas Church. The picturesque setting of Diamond Jubilee Wood and Blackhead Path exemplify the city’s natural beauty. In the area, you’ll also find Titanic Belfast and Belfast Castle.
What's the weather like in Carrickfergus?
The hottest months are usually June and July with an average temp of 65°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 35°F. Average annual rainfall for Carrickfergus is 33.50 inches.

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