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.
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.
PINEGROVELODGE B&B BALLYMENA Tourism NI 4 STARBallymena, Antrim, United Kingdom
Top guest reviewsplus it was fantastic to have our own space to relax and watch some tvthe accommodation was lovely and clean & the breakfast was top notchRead more reviews
Host:wonderfully accommodating hosts who made every effort to make my stay as easy and comfortable as possible
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 CentreBallymena, Northern Ireland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe wifi as excellentamazon tv in every room was a useful bonus will be back next time we’re in ballymenareally clean and exceeded expectationscomfortable and clean housefantastic place to stay highly recommend clean and comfortablethis is a lovely clean and comfortable houseexceptionally clean with all relevant amenities
Host:daren and karen was great host’sbrilliant host and brilliant housethey were very friendly and helpful with any questions we hadhosts are very nice and helpfuldarren and karen are fabulous hostsRead more reviewsgreat house in a great locationlocation of the house is perfect you can walk to center and local shopsit was an ideal location for our 2 night stayvery comfortable and well equipped house in a good central locationgreat location for days trips to the coast
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 KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe bed was extremely comfy and the house bathroom and all amenities were spotlessly cleanthe bed was incredibly comfy and we slept so wellthe bed was very comfortable with a bottle of water and even a ferrero rocher on the nightstanda really comfortable stay and desmond was a gentlemanclean and comfortable placethe place was spotless very clean with nice & fresh bed linen towels etcvery clean and comfortable place to stayspotless clean quiet and comfortable beds private roomsthe place was clean and tidy
Host:the host is very thoughtfuldesmond was a great host and very welcomingdesmond is a fantastic hostdesmond is very friendly and his home is lovelygreat place and a great hostRead more reviewsgreat 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 shopsalso the location is perfect to explore the areadesmond’s place is a great convenient location to explore the fabulous county antrimdesmond’s place is a perfect little stay
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 BallymenaBallymena, Northern Ireland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewson a nice quite estate with a good sized kitchen and living roomclean with extra touchesvery clean and invitingvery clean good communication and easy processvery clean and well presentedspotlessly clean and in a quiet safe area
Host:the host was very responsivethey were super helpfulexcellent host and excellent place to stayadam and ashley were excellent hosts and i wouldnt hesitate in staying again or recommending to anyone elseRead more reviewsgreat location for local weddingsgreat location for leighenmour hotelgreat house and great locationfantastic house and excellent locationgreat location for wedding at nearby hotel
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
Top guest reviewshouse exactly as photos which was lovely beds very comfortableabsolutely spotlessly clean and tidya clean well-lighted placeclean well maintained gorgeous gardenhouse is comfortable and cleanthe place is very clean and has been completely renovated
Host:the hosts are very accommodating helpful and friendlyhosts are warm welcoming and helpfulboth our hosts visited us twice to make sure we were comfortablelovely stay great hosts all goodsuperb house with great facilities and perfect hostsRead more reviewsgreat location for exploring giants causeway and belfastperfectly central for everything in ballymeenacozy house in a great locationgreat place and location walking distance to lots of places including a large mallgreat location and quiet even though near to main road
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
Top guest reviewsthe beds were comfortablevery clean and comfortablethe rooms/bathrooms were spotlessly clean and fresh towels in the bathroomthe place is very clean and warmspotlessly clean and well locatedthe room and shared bathroom were both spotless and comfortable
Host:nigel is a lovely hostgreat host all went wellnigel is a fantastic hostnigel is an excellent hostso helpful throughout our stayRead more reviewsperfect location in ballymena just a short walk to the shops and restaurantsthe location is amazing in that it is close to a lot of restaurants and shopsperfect location and venue for what i neededthe room had everything needed to be comfortable and the place is within walking distance of shops and transportand strongly recommend chloe’s for breakfast just down the street
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 locationMid And East Antrim, Northern Ireland, United KingdomSuperhost
Top guest reviewswe had a great visit & felt comfortable would definitely returnmy double room was fresh and comfortableroom was spotless and family very friendlygreat value very clean lovely property in a great location to town centrevery clean the facilites and great welcoming from the host would highly recomend
Host:most of all great hostslovely place and host would stay againkath is a good hostkathleen was a great host friendly and extremely helpfulRead more reviewsvery easy walking distance to the town centregreat location with safe secure parking and close to everything you need room was spotless comfortable and quietgreat host excellent location and nice comfortable roomlovely welcoming hosts beautiful home comfortable bed & only a short walk to shops/restaurantslocation near the station cost-effective little dog is very lovely
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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