Beautifully situated self-catering guesthouse overlooking the Downhill/Magilligan beach.
Serving the Giant's Causeway Coast, this award winning Northern Ireland hostel, sits in a stunning location on the Downhill / Benone beach by Mussenden Temple. A beautifully restored Victorian home, Downhill Hostel features rooms for families, couples and individual travellers and accepts group bookings for private parties. Recipient of Finalist Commendation at NITB Awards 2010, Rated Hostel-World's ‘Best Hostel in Northern Ireland’ 2011,2010,2009, & ‘Best Rural Tourist Accommodation’, NRRTI, 2006.
-a spacious well equipped kitchen,
-dining room and living rooms overlooking the ocean,
-garden with picnic and BBQ areas,
The 9 bedrooms range in size:
-6 double rooms (single beds and travel cots can be added for families)
-one 4 bed dormitory style room
-two 7 bed dormitory style rooms
The hostel is set up for outdoor activities, with wetsuit and body board rental available on site and strong connections to local activity providers. The hostel is also an excellent resource for arts and craft activities. With a professional potter in residence, Downhill Hostel is very involved with the local arts community, hosting workshops and exhibitions and sponsoring artist residencies.
Downhill Hostel is open all year and may also be rented for sole use for private parties, family reunions, small conferences, and retreats. Catering can be arranged for groups by request.