Top 11 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Howth, Dublin, Ireland - Updated 2021

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The charming fishing village of Howth lies in Dublin, Ireland. This suburb in Dublin is near the Dublin Bay and is bustling with activity and offers travelers plenty of activities. The village is famed for the Howth Castle and the Cliff Walk to Howth Head’s summit offers spectacular views of the Irish countryside. From here travelers can espy Ireland’s Eye, the Lambay Lighthouse and Dublin Bay. Stroll along the pier near Howth Harbor and if lucky, you might spot a seal or two! Gastronomes will enjoy the amazing seafood Howth has to offer, which you can down with a pint of beer at a local pub! A trip to the beautiful island of Ireland’s Eye is just a 15-minute boat ride from Howth. The village is also close to Dublin’s city center. You can go bird watching, head to Martello Castle and check out the popular tourist landmark of Malahide Tower. For those looking to get a slice of the Irish village life, make sure you head to the Howth market. So, plan your next trip to Howth, Dublin, Ireland and take a look at the top 11 Airbnb vacation rentals to aid in your holiday planning.

1. Room in a home at Ireland's eye view and cliff walk (from USD 92)

This tastefully done-up home in Howth overlooks Balscadden Bay and is suitable for two people. The home has one bedroom and a private bathroom. Guests can cook meals in the kitchen, although breakfast is provided. The home also has a lovely living area with a wood burning stove and piano. The rental is at the beginning of the cliff walk and offers incredible views of the Ireland’s eye, Lambay Islands and the Mourne Mountains. This property is just a 5-minute walk from Howth’s village center and Dublin is a 20-minute drive from here. You get free parking on the premises, Wi-Fi, TV, and bathroom essentials to name a few amenities offered here.

Ireland's Eye View & Cliff Walk
Howth, Dublin, Ireland
129 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in residential home 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
their house offers beautiful sea views and the bedroom and bathroom were very cosy
warm people fantastic mattress interesting and inspiring breakfast discussions this was a great start of our ireland tour
the house is immaculate comfortable and full of good vibes
plenty of useful info material (leaflets coffee table books) about the howth peninsula available in the room
really appreciated the breakfasts and freedom to use the kitchen
Cleanliness:
very clean and relaxing
it is very clean and has nice accommodations
stay with melanie and pat for a nice clean room in a lovely lodge
their home is lovely and clean and in a beautiful location
our room and private bathroom were very comfortable and clean
Host:
they were informative and helpful
melanie and pat were wonderful hosts
melanie and pat were wonderful hosts
our hosts were generous and made sure we were very comfortable
melanie and pat were great hosts
Location:
wonderful location on howth cliff
located 30 minutes from dublin and a fair walk from the dart
great location bedroom a bit small
it is close to the city but definitely worth its own trip
beautiful home in a grand location
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2. Two-bedroom apartment in a central location (from USD 134)

This apartment in Howth is suitable for four people and is near many popular tourist spots like the Howth Castle, the Howth Harbor, the National Transport Museums, Howth Harbor Galleries and various restaurants worth trying like Aqua, Four Earls Restaurant, The House, The Oar House, The Bloody Stream, and Abbey Tavern. The rental has a well-equipped kitchen, a living and dining space. Also, here you will find amenities such as Wi-Fi, dryer, TV and free parking on premises. The nicest thing about this place is close to the bus station as well as DART, the local subway, is 3 minutes away and can get people to the city of Dublin in about 20 minutes.

Perfect Beach getaway 20 minutes outside Dublin
Ireland
190 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were very comfy and all of the amenities were good
and a comfortable living and eating space where we planned out our days and nights
the flat had everything we needed and the large tv was perfect for watching england's rugby success
the apartment was perfect for our family of 4
lovely apartment extremely comfortable beds efficient well equipped kitchen wonderful deck
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious
very clean with really comfortable beds
great apartment very clean and welcoming
comfortable and clean just as described
very nice apartment super clean fully equipped
Host:
linda was responsive
linda is a super friendly and helpful host
linda is a great host and answers usually within the hour
linda is also very responsive despite being in the us
owner overseas but easy to contact and very responsive
Location:
fantastic location just a few meters from the dart station in howth
fantastic location right in the heart of howth
great location and nice cozy place
great location howth is a must
for a trip to howth the location was perfect
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3. Studio apartment surrounded by beautiful scenery (from USD 114)

This studio is located in the old part of Howth village and is a 20-minute drive from Dublin. Up to four people can stay here since it offers one bedroom and a bathroom. Guests can cook meals in the kitchen and are provided with bathroom essentials, heating, TV, and a washer. As for location, it is near restaurants, bars and is a 20-minute drive from the airport. Finally, guests can also utilize the DART and arrive in Dublin in 5 minutes!

Studio Apartment 1 double bed 1 pull out sofabed.
205 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 4 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable setup nice view especially from the outdoor deck above the roof line
the apartment is more beautiful than in the photos
it’s small but cozy above a centuries old pub with great character
cute apt cool view over a very quaint pub
the apartment was clean warm and had all the amenities we needed and more
Cleanliness:
very clean and spacious
clean and warm apartment
which was also very clean and looked inviting
super clean great pub below
nice and clean but pricey but nice
Host:
really nice owner and service
daragh was an awesome host
the staff in the harbour inn were friendly and helpful
the staff at the bar downstairs was great
he was very helpful
Location:
great spot right central in town
great location (walking distance to most everything)
great location very spacious apartment
great location and value for money
this rental was in a great location and within walking distance to howth village
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4. Private suite in a harbor front 1860s house

This private suite is in a loft in a Victorian townhouse that overlooks the harbor and can accommodate three people. You get a bedroom with a king size bed and a bathroom that is equipped with a shower. The home has a kitchenette and breakfast is provided. You can enjoy a cup of coffee in the dining area or relax in the living room. Free parking is available on-site and amenities such as TV and Wi-Fi are provided. The home is conveniently located near the pier and the DART. Dublin is 25-minute train ride from here. Guests can go fishing, do the cliff walk, explore Howth Castle and head to the beach easily.

Private Suite - Howth Harbour Front
Howth, Ireland
362 reviews
Entire loft 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fast wifi netflix & amazing coffee/tea options
fantastic apartment with stunning views
sheets duvets amenities hot chocolate breakfast items all thoughtfully provided
we had a wonderful stay at brian’s beautiful apartment
we loved howth and brian’s apartment was a great place to relax
Cleanliness:
lovely flat spotlessly clean comfortable breakfast left for us
his place was spotless and very comfortable
super clean and brian is a super host
he’s incredibly kind & thoughtful and his space was very clean and comfortable
excellent location in howth very clean and comfortable with thoughtful added touches
Host:
a great apartment and a wonderful host
extremely friendly host and gave us plenty of good suggestions
the host was responsive to our needs and the unexpected thoughtful touches made our visit special
brian was a wonderful host
brian is certainly worthy of being classified as a super host
Location:
a great central located flat
very good location in the heart of howth
great stay close to everything
brian's place was great awesome location within walking distance to everything we needed
the location is perfect for anyone that wants to be near dublin but not stay in the city
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5. Room in a house in the heart of Howth village

This Airbnb rental is owned by the same host for the previous listing, but this is for a different room. It is a double room that is suitable for two people and has one bedroom with an ensuite bathroom. Guests get amenities such as essentials, Wi-Fi, TV, iron and free parking on premises. The property is close to bars, restaurants and public transport. The train station is a 15-minute walk from the rental and Dublin is a 25-minute drive from the property.

Double Room unsuite
Howth, County Dublin, Ireland
165 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wonderful view from the living room
view from the lifing room over howth harbour was a treat in the mornings
had a nice breakfast on the upstairs balcony overlooking the water
the view from the living room upstairs is stunning
excellent view of the harbour from living room
Cleanliness:
very clean lovely sheets and towels
the accommodation was very clean tidy and comfortable
we loved the space and the giant clean towels
the room was very clean and perfect for our needs
the room was clean and we have our own bathroom
Host:
wonderful host very helpful and happy to answer questions
great locations and wonderful host
kathrina is very kind and will take care of you
very nice hosts and a very nice stay at howth
daragh was a good host
Location:
good location for a quick walk to town
the location is excellent
a great location right in the heart of howth
good location in lovely howth
close to nice cliff walks
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6. Victorian home in the heart of Howth village

This Victorian townhouse in Howth is suitable for two guests as it offers guests a room with a double bed and private bathroom. The home has a kitchen, a dining and living area. Guests can enjoy spectacular views of the sea and sunsets from the roof terrace. The home also has an original fireplace in the sitting area. The hosts provide breakfast and you get free street parking here. You will find amenities such as Wi-Fi, and TV at this place. The rental overlooks the harbor and is a 25-minute train ride from Dublin’s city center. Balscadden Beach is a short walk from the home as are several cafes and restaurants. Howth Castle is also in the vicinity. Finally, the train station is a short walking distance from the property.

Double suite, Howth Townhouse, Dublin
203 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

7. Self-contained loft located on the Howth Summit

This loft is found within the grounds of a gated family home. There is a private entrance, complete with parking leading into the split level loft. It is near Howth head, convenient to the Howth Yacht Club and Howth Harbor. Please note that this rental is not suitable for kids under 12. The Dublin city center is about half an hour away and so is the airport. The loft can accommodate two people and guests get two beds and a bathroom. When you enter the loft, you will find the kitchenette with a microwave, tea kettle, toaster and fridge. There is a separate private laundry room which contains a washing machine, washing powder and hanging area. Last, but not least, the property is 3 minutes on foot to the nearest bus stop from where you can get to Howth village

Self Contained Loft Studio in Tranquil Setting
40 reviews
Entire place 2 Beds

8. Double room in beachfront apartment with coastal views!

Those who fancy waking up to spectacular views of the azure water and white sandy beaches, then this rental in Howth is just for you! The property is suitable for two people and its patio overlooks Balscadden Bay. The Airbnb rental offers guests a bedroom and a shared bath. The kitchen is well equipped and he living room has an indoor fireplace. There is free parking on the premises as well. You get amenities such as bathroom essentials, Wi-Fi and cable TV, washer, dryer, iron and a game console. The DART (Dublin Area Rapid Transit) is a 10-minute walk from here and a train ride to Dublin takes 25 minutes. Finally, several bars, shops and eateries are in the vicinity.

Double room in beachfront apartment, coast views!
60 reviews
Private room 1 Bed

9. A family home with a private terrace

Decorated with a modern Irish flair, this family house is a place that provides both comfort and elegance you need during your stay. Whether it is the hardwood floors, pastel tones, plush furnishings or soft carpets, they all are going to make you feel comfortable. Facilities you can enjoy as a guest include three bedrooms for seven people, two bathrooms, a spacious living area and an equipped kitchen. There is also an indoor fireplace to keep you warm when the nights are cold. The private outdoor terrace makes an excellent spot for you to sip your morning coffee and indulge in a delectable breakfast.

Upscale 3 BR Family Home Private Terrace Howth
Howth, County Dublin, Ireland
28 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was easily connected with a password located on the bottom of the wifi box
amazing space lots of room well designed
the house was perfect for our two families and was very comfortable to stay in
one of the handles on a kitchen cabinet came off in my hand first thing
we had a great stay at karl's apartment in howth
Cleanliness:
sunny and immaculately clean with comfortable beds
the house was very clean and the check in with a lock box was very easy
Host:
sweet inn was extremely communicative and helpful throughout the booking process and our stay
Location:
great house in a great location
beautiful place in a good location
the location is superb and the house is very comfortable
we travel to howth annually and will definitely book this location again
beautiful house spacious and nicely laid out in a great location
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10. Beautifu townhome in an amazing seaside community

This spacious townhouse in Howth can accommodate six people and has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The kitchen is well equipped and guests can cook a meal here if they wish. The Airbnb rental has a deck that offers spectacular views and guests can enjoy a BBQ here. Amenities such as TV, Wi-Fi and parking are offered here. Restaurants are a 5-minute walk from the home as is the bus stop. The train station is 10 minutes on foot. Best of all, there are spectacular walks and the market area is a popular area to hang out.

Entire amazing house Howth,
Howth, Dublin, Ireland
111 reviews
Entire house 8 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stylish comfortable home with beautiful views
beautiful house—comfortable so much natural light and with everything we needed for a wonderful family weekend
comfortable modern home in lovely howth
lovely view of the bay from the house atop of the hill and very comfortable and spacious
the combo space is enhanced by skylights that make the room airy and pleasantly heated
Cleanliness:
very clean too would recommend
everything was spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable
very clean and very well appointed
paula's place was very clean spacious and modern
everything very clean and well prepared / organized
Host:
very helpful hosts too
ivan and paula were amazing hosts
thank you paula and ivan for being such great host
paula was a great host
hosts were so generous with stalking the home with food and wine
Location:
easy walk to town
getting to central dublin by car or public transportation is very easy
the house has a great location in howth
location is great easy walk to the village with a brisk walk home up the hill
we did not have a car and the dart station is a good brisk 15 minute walk away
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11. Cozy townhouse in a historical village by the sea

This Airbnb rental in Howth has its own history as the townhouse is believed to have been home to Captain Bligh (of Mutiny on The Bounty fame) while he surveyed the Dublin Bay in 1800. The home has two bedrooms and two bathrooms, so it can accommodate six people easily. The home has a well-equipped kitchen for cooking meals. You can also lounge in the living area and watch some TV. The property offers free on-site parking. Some of the amenities that you will get here include bathroom essentials, Wi-Fi, cable TV, room-darkening shades, an iron, and a washer and dryer. Last, but not least, the rental is near a bus stop and is well-connected to Dublin’s city center.

Howth Village Historic Townhouse
Howth, Dublin, Ireland
152 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
even pullout couch comfortable
comfortable lounge with tv and free wifi
we appreciated the fully equipped kitchen and having two bathrooms
the house coffee shop downstairs if fab for breakfast
great value apartment in the centre of howth
Cleanliness:
sparkling clean and comfortable
very clean and beds were nice
it was very clean and the beds were comfortable
very clean easy to get to
it was extremely clean nice and roomy
Host:
karl is most helpful and great host
thanks again to karl for being a great host
karl was very helpful and restaurant below was lovely too
it’s above a restaurant so picking up the keys from the restaurant staff at checkin was very easy
karl was responsive and helpful
Location:
great location for howth village
great location easy walk to restaurants
great location over a charming restaurant
great location to the village for walking
it is located just a short and pleasant walk from the train station
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Unwind and explore the wonders of Howth village

Howth, Dublin, Ireland is a charming beach town that is perfect for a quiet getaway and for soaking in the fantastic Irish landscape. Howth’s proximity to the Irish capital Dublin makes it popular with tourists. Travelers can take a walk on the cliff walk, explore the Howth Castle, go fishing and spot some seals along the pier!

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