Top 12 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland - Updated 2024

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Carrick-on-Shannon is a small town located on the banks of the Shannon river. With its picturesque scenery, this little place steals your heart. Carrick-on-Shannon has a serene atmosphere perfect for rejuvenation and relaxation. There are several amazing places that you can visit such as the Glencar Waterfalls, Costello Memorial Chapel, King House, Dock Arts Center and so much more! Carrick-on-Shannon is known as a water sports paradise. Within 10 kilometers (6 miles) of the town there are 41 lakes, how amazing is that! The town is also famous for its various restaurants, lively nightlife, and amazing resorts. You can even take day trips and visit nearby areas for more activities such as things to do in and around Roscommon, which is a town less than an hour away.

Here’s a list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Carrick-on-Shannon.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 17, 2024.

1. Parisian-style townhouse with a private patio (from USD 299)

If you want to vacation in style, this is the place to stay in Carrick-On-Shannon. Reminiscent of Parisian homes, the property also features convenient amenities such as a fully equipped kitchen and a dedicated workspace. Start your days right with a cup of coffee that you can enjoy on the private patio. Afterward, explore more of the area and have a meal at Di Vino Italian Restaurant, just in front of the property. On colder seasons, indoor fireplaces in the kitchen, sitting room, and main bedroom will keep you warm and toasty.

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Carrick-On-Shannon, County Leitrim, Ireland
34 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 5 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were also really comfy and the patio is lovely
location is first class and it's a beautiful house with an amazing deck and plenty of room for everyone
fiona was a very responsive and helpful host
fiona was responsive and helpful throughout
fiona was a very communicative and friendly host
fiona was a great host and really easy to communicate with
fiona was a great host and communication was perfect
great location right in the middle of the town
gorgeous townhouse in an ideal location
nice place and good location
the house is in a great location with everything walking distance away
perfect downtown location we had such a good time
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2. Neat apartment with a balcony (from USD 185)

This Airbnb in Leitrim is a part of The Courtyard Apartments and offers a cosy place to stay in the heart of Carrick-On-Shannon. Restaurants and bars such as Buffalo Bay and Himalayan Indian Restaurant are also nearby but if you prefer home-cooked meals, the property also features a full kitchen. You can have your morning coffee on the private balcony to feel the rays of the early morning sun or just as easily enjoy your nightcap in the same spot.

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Carrick on Shannon, County Leitrim, Ireland
60 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
apartment was fully equipped for all our needs nice and warm
very spacious apartment well equipped and free parking
lovely clean spacious appartment
everything was clean and tidy
nice & clean apartment too
great apartment - central location spotless clean easy check in process
apartment was spotless spacious and in a great location
staff were helpful and friendly
great apartments check in was nice and easy the staff were lovely and friendly
super location and very helpful staff
in a great location
a great location - really central
great value great location great place
great location and security on at night
great spot if you’re looking for good location to local bars
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3. Waterside apartment at the town centre (from USD 114)

Located on the riverside, this apartment for rent in Carrick-On-Shannon is clean and comfortable. The local rowing club and boathouse bay are just near the house. The apartment is also close to several restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and nightclubs. It is a perfect place to stay if you plan on going clubbing as it is located in the town center and just walking distance from everything. The apartment has two bedrooms, both with twin beds; two bathrooms, and can accommodate up to five people. There is also a kitchen/living area with large windows bringing in plenty of natural light. The kitchen is fully equipped and very clean. The apartment also has its own private entrance. Other amenities include a television, a washer, and dryer, WiFi, free parking, etc. Darina is an amazing host and always happy to help out.

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Carrick-On-Shannon, County Leitrim, Ireland
165 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE CONDO 4 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment was very good as described
the apartment was spotless clean and very warm
cozy clean & comfortable
darina's apartment was very clean and comfortable
the apartment itself was perfectly clean and warm
extremely clean apartment in centre of carrick brilliant communication throughout booking
hosts are lovely and very helpful
darina and liam were great hosts
darina was a great host and checking in/out was really straightforward
and darina the host is lovely
darina and liam were very helpful
fantastic location - so close to everything
great location near the town
the location was superb
great apartment in central location
what a cute place and so close to everything
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4. Charming waterfront house (from USD 167)

This long-term rental in Leitrim is situated on the main street and has amazing views of the Shannon River. It is directly across the Cryans bar which is considered to be the best bar in the whole town. It is also just a few steps away from the Oarsman Bar and Restaurant, St George’s Terrace Restaurant, Boathouse Bay, Victoria Hall Restaurant, and many other restaurants, bars, shops, and pubs. The location is spot on! The house has three bedrooms which can accommodate ten guests and three bathrooms. The house has a living area and a kitchen/dining area. The kitchen is fully equipped with all cooking essentials. There’s also a small backyard area with seating and a barbecue. There’s also an indoor fireplace, a washer/dryer, WiFi, a television, a baby bath, children’s toys and books, free parking, etc. The house has its own private entrance. It is a great place to stay with your family.

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Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim, Ireland
69 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire vacation home 9 Beds 11 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 11

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy place with a pleasant water view
the only thing i think could have been better is to have wifi in the apartment
the flat was as described was comfortable and had everything we needed for our short stay
it was everything needed for a great stay with a terrific kitchen comfortable beds and plenty of room
lots of clean comfortable beds and several bathrooms
very spacious and clean place in excellent location
nice place clean central and host was very helpful
it was beyond what was expected with an amazing location spotlessly clean interior and beyond comfortable
philip is a great host
philip was fantastic as a host and took great care of us
philip was very accommodating and greeted me upon check-in
philip was very friendly and helpful
philip was really helpful and was always available for anything we needed
beautiful location and convenient to shopping and restaurants
this unit is in a beautiful location in walking distance to everything you need
great location beside the river and the town
lovely property in great location
excellent location right on the water front
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5. Cozy double bedroom with river views (from USD 38)

A beautiful comfy room in the city center. It is close to shops, restaurants, cafes and the boathouse. The host is wonderful and treats her guests like family. Celine also provides breakfast in the morning. The room has a double bed with an en-suite bathroom. The amenities include central heating, WiFi, free parking, essentials, etc. Celine’s place is wonderful, overlooking the Shannon river at a prime location.

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Carrick-On-Shannon, Roscommon, Ireland
95 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
breakfast was nicer than described - fresh strong coffee good selection of chopped fruit and cereals and breads
room small but perfect for my needs
everything was spotlessly clean breakfast was excellent and tea and coffee were available at anytime
i definitely recommend the room and would happily book in here again
the room was small but comfortable
my room was spotless - a shared bathroom but immaculately clean
comfortable bed clean room and bathroom
an excellent power shower spotless room comfy bed & delicious healthy breakfast
lovely room cosy and spotless
the room is small but v clean great breakfast and suit our needs
lovely host and a lovely home
celine is fantastic and welcoming host with a lovely home
celine is a wonderful host
celine was a lovely host really welcoming
yes she was very friendly and lovely to chat with
good location as it is very close to town
the location was great
great location close to town
great location short walk to town centre
perfect location in the heart of town
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6. Luxurious accommodation in peaceful surroundings

Clenahoo House is a large bread & breakfast surrounded by beautiful lawns and gentle hills. The house has easy access to public transportation and nearby attractions. It is just five minutes’ away from the main street of Carrick-on-Shannon. Guests can enjoy outdoor activities nearby such as swimming, bowling, tennis, cinemas, theater, fishing, boating, etc. The bedroom has a simple rustic decor with a double bed, a wardrobe, and an en-suite bathroom. Guests have access to the lounge with a fireplace, the dining area, the gardens, and the patio. The host offers a choice of delicious breakfast made with fresh local ingredients. Other amenities include WiFi, free parking, a crib, a high chair, etc. Clenahoo House is a great place to experience local culture and cuisine.

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Carrick-On-Shannon, Leitrim, Ireland
65 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
lovely large rooms with ensuite in immaculate home
one of our best airbnb experiences amazing room with private bathroom and everything we need
the room is spacious and comfortable with a modern bathroom
the breakfasts were absolutely delicious with loads of choice loved it and would definitely stay again
very friendly place and comfortable stay
everything was clean bright and well-presented
the room was immaculately clean and very spacious
the atmosphere is welcoming clean and extremely comfortable
the room i stayed in was very spacious clean and cosy
the room and bathroom facilities were top notch very clean but yet had a homely touch
deirdre was a great host
the hosts were absolutely fantastic
the home was warm and welcoming and deirdre and noel were delightful hosts
thank u deirdre for ur warm and kind hospitality as always x
the hosts are very friendly and definitely made us feel welcome
lovely place to stay very close to town
beautiful immaculate home in a fab location convenient to carrick-on-shannon
beautiful house perfect location delicious breakfast and most importantly; wonderful hosts
great place great people great location a 10++ in us standards the best bnb in ireland
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7. Shared room in upscale guest house

Ciuin house is located near the city center with easy access to restaurants, bars, cafes, and pubs. The house is beautifully built overlooking the stunning river. The interior of the house is very cozy and comfortable. The house can accommodate a large number of people as it has 15 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms. The yard around the house is accessible to guests where they can enjoy a cuppa in the fresh air! The house has a dining area and a living area with an indoor fireplace. Other amenities include WiFi, television, free parking, central heating etc. The host also provides a choice of delicious breakfast.

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Carrick-On-Shannon, County Leitrim, Ireland
Shared room 40 Beds 16 Guests 1 Bedroom 15 Bathrooms

8. Private room above a local pub

Situated above the An Poitin Still Bar and Restaurant, Davinia’s place has the perfect location. The apartment is located in the city centre and is close to restaurants, bars, pubs, and shops. It is a great place for a family or small groups as they offer a queen-sized bed and a bunk bed in the room, and additional beds if needed. The rooms have an en-suite private bathroom, television and plenty of storage. Divinia’s place is clean with comfy beds and a cosy vibe. The room also has a tea/coffee station where you can have cereal in the morning with your favourite cuppa!

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Carrick-On-Shannon, County Leitrim, Ireland
30 reviews  
Private room in guest suite 6 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

9. Stunning period townhouse

Marina View is a townhouse located right on the bank of the Shannon with excellent views of the river and town. It is a great place, close to bars, pubs, and restaurants but it’s still far enough that you don’t get disturbed by the loud nightlife of Carrick-on-Shannon. The house has a large garden in the backyard with a storage shed where you can store your fishing rods or bicycles. The house has three bedrooms, the master bedroom has a king-sized double bed, the second bedroom has a double bed and the third bedroom has a single bed. There’s also a sofa bed and a crib in the living room. The house has a fully functional kitchen with all the needed equipment. There’s an indoor fireplace, central heating, WiFi, television, washer and dryer, baby bath, parking space, and other amenities. Marina View townhouse is an amazing place for a family vacation.

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Carrick-On-Shannon, County Roscommon, Ireland
12 reviews  
Entire townhouse 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

10. Leitrim Lodge

Leitrim Lodge is located in the town center, close to shops, restaurants, pubs, and bars. It is just a short walk away from the riverside and the boathouse bay. The rooms are clean, comfortable and affordable. It is a great place if you are traveling with your family. The bedroom has a double bed and a single bed with an en-suite bathroom. There is a common dining area and a living space where you can relax. Leitrim Lodge has Wifi, central heating, television, and other basic amenities. It is close to the Lough Key Forest Park and other tourist attractions. The lodge is a wonderful place to stay on a budget.

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Carrick-On-Shannon, County Leitrim, Ireland
Private room in hostel 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

11. Twin rooms on Shannon river bank

Celine’s house is conveniently located on the bank of the Shannon river. It is just a short walk away from restaurants, nightclubs, coffee shops, and bars. The Lough Key Forest Park is just a five-minute drive away. The central location of the place makes it easier to get to tennis courts, bowling allies, golf courses, etc. There are two rooms available, one with a double bed and another with twin beds. Guests have their own private bathroom. Celine is a great host and provides a delicious selection of breakfast items in the morning. The house also has a private entrance for guests. Other amenities include television, free parking, WiFi, etc. The townhouse is a great place to stay, it’s located in the town but it still manages to have a quiet atmosphere.

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Carrick-On-Shannon, Roscommon, Ireland
132 reviews  
Private room in townhouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very good wifi
fresh coffee and a beautiful healthy breakfast
she is very friendly and helpful and allowed me to use her hairdryer and iron
with huge wardrobe plenty of room for belongings
i also really appreciated the high quality linens and generous breakfast
the room was tidy and spotlessly clean
our room was very clean and comfortable
the rooms were very clean and comfortable
very comfortable clean and fresh space
the position and cleanliness was good
she was a great and helpful host
friendly host and great value
great host and comfy bed
great host very helpful
celine was a good host
it's really central which was great
the location is perfect only a five minute walk into the town
location was excellent - highly recommended
very nice house in a great location within walking distance of town centre
very good location handy to the town
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12. Luxury boatel on the river Shannon

An amazing Dutch barge on the river Shannon, this boatel is the ideal place for a romantic holiday. The boat is decorated elegantly with attention to details. There’s a double bed which can be turned into two single beds. There’s also a living space and a dining space with a wine and tapas bar. The cabin feels very private and intimate with beautiful views of the river and the town. Mary and Jørn are amazing hosts, they are available 24/7 and are always happy to help their guests. It is a perfect place for a honeymoon and Mary’s fantastic tapas is a surprise bonus.

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1 review  
Private room in boat 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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perfect place after a long drive from leicester
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Best of Carrick-on-Shannon

Carrick-on-Shannon is an amazing place to visit, a developing resort town, and a sought-after wedding destination. To fully experience the local culture and unique cuisine of this quaint town you must stay at a convenient location. This list of top Airbnb vacation rentals in Carrick-on-Shannon has some of the most amazing places to stay at.

If you’re exploring more of the nearby areas, make sure to stay at an Airbnb vacation rental in Boyle for comfortable stays.

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