7 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Ballymena, Northern Ireland - Updated 2022

Anne Marie
Anne Marie 

Northern Ireland, a province of the UK, has its own distinct culture and unique attractions. Whether you’re enjoying the natural beauty of the territory’s dramatic coasts or its magical inland forests, Northern Ireland is sure to amaze you. Though its capital, Belfast, is an attractive place to stay, the province is home to many charming towns and villages with cozy lodging. One such town is Ballymena, located half an hour outside of Belfast. Ballymena is an ideal starting point for visiting destinations like Giant’s Causeway, Dunluce Castle, or the Titanic Belfast Museum. The town itself is home to traditional pubs, cozy restaurants, and lovely natural surroundings. Read ahead for our picks of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Ballymena, UK.

1. Private suite in a lovely bed and breakfast (from USD 101)

With one bedroom that can sleep up to two guests, including an ensuite bathroom, this suite is perfect for couples or solo travelers to stay. Guests can choose to partake in the daily homemade breakfast, or they can prepare light meals and snacks in the kitchenette. Just a few steps away is a supermarket where you can stock up on groceries. The room also has tea-and-coffee-making supplies and complimentary cookies for your afternoon tea.

Ballymena, Antrim, United Kingdom
4 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
plus it was fantastic to have our own space to relax and watch some tv
the accommodation was lovely and clean & the breakfast was top notch
wonderfully accommodating hosts who made every effort to make my stay as easy and comfortable as possible
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2. Cozy house in the center of town (from USD 140)

Enjoy a restful stay at this cozy house in the center of Ballymena. Though it is just a few steps away from bars, restaurants, and shops, the house is on a quiet street with a peaceful atmosphere. It is decorated with neutral furnishings and has all of the amenities that you’ll need for a comfortable stay. There is free wifi throughout the property, and each of the two bedrooms also has a TV.

Adair House (Entire House) Ballymena Town Centre
Ballymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
78 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi as excellent
amazon tv in every room was a useful bonus will be back next time we’re in ballymena
really clean and exceeded expectations
comfortable and clean house
fantastic place to stay highly recommend clean and comfortable
this is a lovely clean and comfortable house
exceptionally clean with all relevant amenities
daren and karen was great host’s
brilliant host and brilliant house
they were very friendly and helpful with any questions we had
hosts are very nice and helpful
darren and karen are fabulous hosts
great house in a great location
location of the house is perfect you can walk to center and local shops
it was an ideal location for our 2 night stay
very comfortable and well equipped house in a good central location
great location for days trips to the coast
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3. Private suite with continental breakfast (from USD 37)

This charming rental has all the perks of bed and breakfast without any crowd. The suite offers two private rooms which can sleep up to three people. Guests also have a kitchen and a living room entirely to themselves. The living room has a TV with Netflix so you can relax after a long day of traveling. The rent includes a self-service continental breakfast, so you can have a delicious meal before you head out to your next destination.

Rondo (Ballymena)
Ballymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
105 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was extremely comfy and the house bathroom and all amenities were spotlessly clean
the bed was incredibly comfy and we slept so well
the bed was very comfortable with a bottle of water and even a ferrero rocher on the nightstand
a really comfortable stay and desmond was a gentleman
clean and comfortable place
the place was spotless very clean with nice & fresh bed linen towels etc
very clean and comfortable place to stay
spotless clean quiet and comfortable beds private rooms
the place was clean and tidy
the host is very thoughtful
desmond was a great host and very welcoming
desmond is a fantastic host
desmond is very friendly and his home is lovely
great place and a great host
great location and very easily accessed from the motorway from belfast
) ballymena is a great central location with a train station in the town plus pubs and shops
also the location is perfect to explore the area
desmond’s place is a great convenient location to explore the fabulous county antrim
desmond’s place is a perfect little stay
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4. Bright townhouse with private patio (from USD 115)

With its bright, sunny interior and open-plan living and dining area, this welcoming townhouse is the perfect spot to reconnect with friends and family. It has two bedrooms upstairs and a living room with a convertible sofa, all of which can host up to six guests.

You can gather around its cozy electric fireplace on chilly nights, or relax in the fresh air on the enclosed patio. This townhouse few just steps away from the train station, so you can easily explore the area on foot.

Little house at Leighinmohr #1 home in Ballymena
Ballymena, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
314 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
on a nice quite estate with a good sized kitchen and living room
clean with extra touches
very clean and inviting
very clean good communication and easy process
very clean and well presented
spotlessly clean and in a quiet safe area
the host was very responsive
they were super helpful
excellent host and excellent place to stay
adam and ashley were excellent hosts and i wouldnt hesitate in staying again or recommending to anyone else
great location for local weddings
great location for leighenmour hotel
great house and great location
fantastic house and excellent location
great location for wedding at nearby hotel
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5. Refurbished coach house near town center (from USD 148)

You’ll never be able to tell that this cozy accommodation was once a coach house, as it has been completely refurbished with excellent amenities and tasteful furnishings. There are three bedrooms which can sleep up to six guests. You can cook meals in the kitchen, relax in the living area, and can even do laundry in the utility room.

Not only is this rental within walking distance to the Ballymena town center, but it’s also a great starting point for visiting many attractions of Northern Ireland, like Giant’s Causeway.

Knocknagreena Coach House.
Ballymena, United Kingdom
150 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
house exactly as photos which was lovely beds very comfortable
absolutely spotlessly clean and tidy
a clean well-lighted place
clean well maintained gorgeous garden
house is comfortable and clean
the place is very clean and has been completely renovated
the hosts are very accommodating helpful and friendly
hosts are warm welcoming and helpful
both our hosts visited us twice to make sure we were comfortable
lovely stay great hosts all good
superb house with great facilities and perfect hosts
great location for exploring giants causeway and belfast
perfectly central for everything in ballymeena
cozy house in a great location
great place and location walking distance to lots of places including a large mall
great location and quiet even though near to main road
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6. Private room near pub

The host is always willing to go above and beyond, offering early check-ins, late check-outs, and even rides to nearby wedding venues. The house is located right above a pub, making it is ideal for parties. The location is great for enjoying nearby nightlife and meeting locals without worrying about getting home at the end of the night. Laundry services along with free parking are also available.

Near the centre of Ballymena
43 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 13 Beds 14 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable
very clean and comfortable
the rooms/bathrooms were spotlessly clean and fresh towels in the bathroom
the place is very clean and warm
spotlessly clean and well located
the room and shared bathroom were both spotless and comfortable
nigel is a lovely host
great host all went well
nigel is a fantastic host
nigel is an excellent host
so helpful throughout our stay
perfect location in ballymena just a short walk to the shops and restaurants
the location is amazing in that it is close to a lot of restaurants and shops
perfect location and venue for what i needed
the room had everything needed to be comfortable and the place is within walking distance of shops and transport
and strongly recommend chloe’s for breakfast just down the street
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7. Private room with excellent amenities

At this private room rental, you’ll have all the perks of staying in a hotel for a fraction of the cost. This rental is located on its own separate floor, so you can interact with the hosts as little or as much as you’d like. Guests are welcome to use the living room with indoor fire pit, kitchen, and private patio.

For those who are traveling without cars, the host offers a pick-up service at a small fee, so you don’t have to lug your suitcases on public transportation.

Central Ballymena - friendly location
Mid And East Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
23 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a great visit & felt comfortable would definitely return
my double room was fresh and comfortable
room was spotless and family very friendly
great value very clean lovely property in a great location to town centre
very clean the facilites and great welcoming from the host would highly recomend
most of all great hosts
lovely place and host would stay again
kath is a good host
kathleen was a great host friendly and extremely helpful
very easy walking distance to the town centre
great location with safe secure parking and close to everything you need room was spotless comfortable and quiet
great host excellent location and nice comfortable room
lovely welcoming hosts beautiful home comfortable bed & only a short walk to shops/restaurants
location near the station cost-effective little dog is very lovely
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Cozy lodgings in a charming Ballymena

One of the things that Northern Ireland is most famous for is its charming villages and towns. For your trip, skip staying in a hotel and try a unique vacation rental instead. Ballymena has a cozy and welcoming atmosphere, and each one of the vacation rentals on this list will make you feel great.

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