Cheapest month to stay with an average 13% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 19% rise in price.
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When to book a hotel in Northern Ireland
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Top tips for finding the perfect Northern Ireland hotel
Book at least 0 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Northern Ireland accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Northern Ireland found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was €61, while the most expensive was €505.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Northern Ireland for 2 days.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Northern Ireland if you stay on a Monday. The opposite is true for, Saturday, which is usually the most expensive day.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Northern Ireland, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Northern Ireland in October and December.
Northern Ireland is a great place to escape for a golfing holiday, with there being so many top-of-the-range courses available. With so many to choose from, you’ll never be too far away from the green. For instance, you could book Dukes At Queens Hotel in Belfast, which is around a 9min drive from the popular Balmoral Golf Club. Alternatively, you could book Drummond Hotel in the north of the country, which is about 22min by car from Castlerock Golf Club.
For those that plan to visit Northern Ireland for New Year’s festivities, you should be aware that this is a very popular time to visit the country. This is especially the case in Belfast, the capital, where there is a great fireworks display. It is, therefore, likely that hotels will have less availability and will probably be more expensive to book.
Northern Ireland is a popular tourist destination throughout the year, with Belfast and the Causeway Coast attracting many visitors especially. To ensure you avoid disappointment, it’s recommended that you book your hotel as far in advance as possible.
Northern Ireland is a great place to visit if you want to go to a hotel that offers spa facilities for couples. Features such as spas, saunas and wellness centres are common, with hotels offering a range of treatments for couples, like massages. An example of a hotel which offers this is The Salthouse Hotel in Ballycastle, which is in the north of the country.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Northern Ireland
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Northern Ireland.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is Belfast (85% of total searches to Northern Ireland). The next most popular destinations are Londonderry (6%) and Enniskillen (5%). Searches for hotels in Ballymena (4%) are also popular.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Northern Ireland for as cheap as €39 (Ballymena) in the last 3 days. The average price is €158.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Northern Ireland hotels for tonight for as low as €54 (Ballymena). Users have also found 3-star hotels from €65 (Ballymena) and 4-star+ hotels from €78 (Crumlin).
In the last 72 hours, users have found Northern Ireland hotels for this weekend for as low as €54 (Ballymena) per night. Users have also found 3-star hotels from €82 (Londonderry) and 4-star+ hotels from €88 (Antrim).
There are some great beaches in Northern Ireland that are easily accessible from hotels. For example, if you wanted to try your hand at surfing, then you might want to book a hotel near West Strand Beach, in Portrush. A hotel that is only a roughly 6min walk from the beach is Anvershiel House; this beach is also great for kids, as it has amusements aplenty.
Northern Ireland has some very luxurious hotels to choose from, which is great for anyone looking to splash out during their stay. If you’re staying in the capital, Belfast, then you could stay at the 5-Star hotel Merchants House. Not only is it well located in the centre of the city but there is also a rooftop swimming pool as well. Alternatively, in the north of the country, in Ballycastle, you could stay at Glass Island Boutique Luxury B&B, which is nestled on the beachfront.
Whilst many of the hotels across Northern Ireland offer business facilities to their guests, you will find a high concentration of hotels that offer this feature are in Belfast. You could stay at Maldron Hotel Belfast City, which has a desk to work at, a laptop safe and fax and photocopying facilities. Also in Belfast, you could stay at Holiday Inn Express Belfast City, which is great for those travelling on a budget. Here, you can access a business centre, as well as a desk and a place to store your laptop.
Where to stay in Northern Ireland?
Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Northern Ireland by showing you the exact location of each hotel.