The 12 Best Airbnbs In Ireland

July 29, 2020
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If you’re looking for the best Airbnbs in Ireland, you’ve come to the right place. We combed through thousands of Airbnb listings in Ireland and the surrounding area to find the homes with the best amenities and the most positive reviews at the lowest prices.

#1 Heather Cottage With Hot Tub And Mountain Views In Ballyward

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

A family holiday in a pristine home with picturesque views is exactly what you’ll get in this 3-bedroom listing. It’s a peaceful break with everything you’ll need for everyone in the family- welcome basket on arrival, hot tub, foosball table, BBQ grill, and comfortable beds. This property provides a central base for exploring Ireland, Ulster, and the Kingdom of Mourne.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Bask in uninterrupted views of the Mourne Mountains from the private hot tub, and while having a BBQ on the patio in the enclosed garden. Play foosball in the games room and, after a long day exploring, soak upstairs in the claw-foot bathtub. We had a wonderful stay in the beautiful Heather Cottage. 3 generations under one roof and everyone felt it was a home from home, except better than home!!”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“We had a wonderful stay in the beautiful Heather Cottage. 3 generations under one roof and everyone felt it was a home from home, except better than home!! There was something for everyone ” – Marie-Thérèse
“A really beautiful cottage, with lovely views over surrounding countryside. The hot tub was greatly appreciated, as were the provided bath robes and slippers for getting to and from it in comfort!” – Emma
“Just back from a lovely few days away with my husband and 2 girls age 2 and 5… we had a fantastic time the house is just beautiful very comfortable has everything you need ” – Christina
“Excellent views for a peaceful break with everything you’ll need,with plenty shops and restaurants within 10 mins drive.were a family of 5 and we all want to return in the future.” – Colin
“A fantastic place for a much needed relaxing girls weekend away, although could definitely host a family stay. Great communication throughout booking and from beginning to end of stay.” – Alex

#2 A Charming Cottage To Tour Ireland’s Countryside In Doolin

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $310 per night, airbnb.com

The smallest of touches truly make this home remarkable, ideal for a family of four. This two-bedroom home comes with fixtures and fittings of a high standard, a beautiful kitchen stocked with homemade bread, milk, and cheeses, and maps with local highlights and helpful suggestions of where to visit and eat. One of the bedrooms has a small terrace that overlooks the Atlantic where you get to watch the sunset while sipping on some Irish cider. This enchanting home is located in Doolin, with lots to see and do.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Walk under vaulted ceilings and enter a home that combines authentic Irish architecture with contemporary design. Sit out on the terrace surrounded by traditional stonework and curl up by the fireplace in the evening.”

Amenities

Self check-in | Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer

Guest Reviews

“From the moment we walked into the home, we felt so blessed. It was perfect. Warm, cozy, modern with Irish charm, beds were amazing and a cozy warm fire at night made it even better.” – Deborah
“Place is exactly as shown in the pictures. Great quiet place to stay for a few days and the house itself is unreal. Would thoroughly recommend and would love to be back at some point.” – Seamus
“Perfect cottage, exactly as pictured. Finishings are beautiful. The stocked fridge when we checked in was a really nice touch.” – Lauren
“Fabulous property in a fabulous location. Basically a stunning place to stay and explore Doolin, the Cliffs of Moher and the surrounding coastline.” – Nigel
“We had the best stay at this cottage in Doolin. The home was clean, well decorated and larger than what we expected. Beautiful views.” – Ashley

#3 Stylish Apartment In Titanic Quarter To Explore Belfast

4 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $130 per night, airbnb.com

Location, location, location. This fantastic apartment is right in the middle of the Titanic Quarter and welcomes four travellers looking for a place with a central location and close to one of the Game of Thrones set. It has easy access to public transport and only a short stroll along the river to the city center. It is on the doorstep of Titanic Belfast, SS Nomadic and HMS Caroline, and the Game of Thrones set!

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Soak up the atmosphere and unwind in this stylish and beautifully appointed 7th floor apartment in the heart of Belfast’s iconic Titanic Quarter. Feel like you’re staying in a luxury, high-end hotel suite, but with your own space and independence. Sit on the balcony with a freshly brewed cup of coffee taking in the view of Belfast marina and the Titanic Museum. Perfectly located beside city center while also been a quiet area!”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Perfectly located beside city center while also been a quiet area” – Brian
“This home is absolutely stunning & located in a great area – within walking distance to just about anything! Imelda was a phenomenal host.” – Destiny
“Everything was perfect in Imeldas beautiful apartment and she went above and beyond to accommodate our stay, thank you!” – Katy
“My third time staying in this lovely apartment. Imelda went above and beyond as she has always done! Beautiful and stylish and in such a perfect location, central but serene.” – Liam
“Highly recommend, high speck, tastefully done apartment with special touches, I felt like I was in bed and breakfast, well stocked kitchen, will definitely come back. Thank you!” – Edita

#4 Water View Apartment With Balcony In Belfasts’s Titanic Quarter

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $160 per night, airbnb.com

This contemporary apartment with a balcony facing the sea is ideal for a group of four friends in town for a concert as the SSE Arena is just a few steps away. The surrounding neighbourhood is quiet but it is easily accessible to other landmarks and interesting spots. Plus, this apartment comes with spectacular views of the Titanic Quarter.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Sleep like a baby on beds with 500-thread-count sheets and memory-foam mattresses. In the morning, refresh with Duck Island toiletries in the tiled bathrooms. Then breakfast on the balcony looking down on SS Nomadic, once tender to the Titanic. Me and my friends stayed at Suzanne&Family’s place for 3 nights.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“Me and my friends stayed at Suzanne&Family’s place for 3 nights. The apartment is amazing (I really mean it), has a great location and great view. It’s much better than a hotel (as experience and everything else).” – Barbaros
“Excellent apartment. Clean, great location and some nice additional touches like food essentials in the fridge, games for kids etc..” – Kieran
“A really nice apartment 2 mins from the Titanic Museum. V stylish & thoughtfully arranged & we appreciated the toys & high chair etc. Great welcome from Suzanne’s Mum who kindly provided milk, eggs, bread etc.” – Fionnuala
“Wonderful stay in Suzanne’s apartment Everything needed for a comfortable stay. There were very thoughtful touches especially for our two year old. Highly recommend.” – Katie
“Our stay in Belfast was wonderful. The apartment is warm and cozy with wonderful views. It’s also very quiet.” – Caroline

#5 Hip Victorian Townhouse Near Trendy Ormeau Road, Belfast

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $120 per night, airbnb.com

Travellers who love artistic touches in an apartment, this abode is for you! The statement wall with its interesting decorative elements, the contrast of white against the navy blue wall, and the plush queen size bedding in its 2 bedrooms makes this listing warm, welcoming, and wonderful. Located in one of the city’s trendiest neighbourhoods, there are great coffee shops, restaurants, and bars on the doorstep. Ormeau Park, the Botanic Gardens, and Queens University are a short walk away.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Explore this vibrant area, then saunter home down a beautiful tree-lined avenue to unwind in a roll top bath. Mid-century style furnishings sit against painted feature walls with fun wall dressings like stencils, plates, and potted plants. This was a perfect home base for exploring Belfast. Great location, well appointed and spotlessly clean, this was a property that measured up to it’s listing!”

Amenities

Self check-in | Full kitchen | Washer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron | Indoor fireplace

Guest Reviews

“This was a perfect home base for exploring Belfast. Great location, well appointed and spotlessly clean, this was a property that measured up to it’s listing!” – Tracy
“Kerry’s home is beautiful and we felt right at home. The neighborhood felt safe and The locals were very friendly.” – Laura
“Kerry’s place was an absolutely amazing stay with beautiful decor and lovely touches everywhere!” – Hanna
“Great place in a great location, lovely hosts.” – Andy & Pippa
“Kerry’s house was so clean and warm. It’s just as nice as the pictures. We got everything we needed.” – 文莉

#6 Elegant Suburban Haven In Belfast

6 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $170 per night, airbnb.com

If you’re looking for a home to spend family holidays in, this Airbnb is exactly what you need. This spacious yet cozy home is nestled in a cul-de-sac off a quiet tree-lined park, within walking distance of Lisburn road. The twin beds with rails are perfect for toddlers. Lots of safe space for kids as it comes with a huge garden and it feels both homey and safe. It’s just the right amount of warmth and space for a family of 6 to celebrate Easter, Christmas, or birthdays.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Set up the table and chairs in the landscaped private garden for a leisurely dinner in the shade of a towering tree. This luminous abode in prestigious Malone Road combines warm wood with a delicate neutral colour palette for a calm vibe.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“The location is great for getting to the center of town and in a really nice area. The house itself was perfect and an open fire in the lounge which was great for winter in Belfast.” – Charles
“The townhouse provided everything we needed and more. It is fresh, bright, comfortable, super-clean and well-appointed throughout. ” – Catharine
“Lesley is an absolutely wonderful superhost and her house is the perfect place to relax in Belfast. Lesley did everything she could to ensure that we were as comfortable as possible when we arrived. ” – Christine
“An enjoyable stay in an amazing home with an accommodating host. The rooms were comfortable and relaxing for all guests.” – Prisann
“This stay was made more enjoyable by the pleasant communication and assistance from Lesley. The house was lovely and warm, I loved the art pieces throughout the house ” – Christopher
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#7 Unwind On The Terrace Overlooking A 500-Year-Old Castle In Doolin

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Bathrooms

Book Now: $420 per night, airbnb.com

This retreat sits on a family farm in Doolin Village at the start of the amazing Cliffs of Moher coastal walk. A cozy, two-bedroom townhouse is ideal for a family of 4 to enjoy some quiet time away from the hustle and bustle of city life and reconnect with nature. Fisherstreet with its shops, cafes and Gus O’Connor’s pub, famous for its traditional Irish music, are a 2-minute stroll away.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Snuggle up against the toffee-hued velvet headboard for a peaceful night’s sleep at this homely lodge surrounded by countryside. Herringbone floors, heaps of natural light, and an indulgent jacuzzi bath combine with views of Doonmacfelim Castle. To keep you safe our lodge complies with the Failte Ireland Covid-19 Safety Charter.”

Amenities

Free parking on premises | Full kitchen | Washer | Dryer | Dishwasher | Wifi | TV | Bathroom essentials | Bedroom comforts | Coffee maker | Hair dryer | Iron

Guest Reviews

“This is absolutely the best Airbnb experience I’ve had. The friendly horses next door and the castle in the back just add to the experience.” – Kurt
“The best AirBnB in the world. Highly recommend if you are looking to stay in Doolin, we had a great time! Communication was seamless, the house was in great shape!!!!!!” – Rob
“Outstanding experience. Loved the location, accommodations, helpfulness, breakfast and special touches. Dara and Niall are awesome, helpful and thoughtful hosts Highly recommend.” – Donna
“We thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Niall and Darra are amazing hosts. They were very helpful with places to see and places to eat.” – Kelly
“I just stayed for two nights with my mother and two teenage daughters, we had a great time. The house was in great shape and they couldn’t be friendlier. Highly recommend” – Jonathan

#8 Warm Cottage, Great Base For Whole “Ancient East” in Fethard

4 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $110 per night, airbnb.com

The exposed beams, stonework, and peaceful setting make for a truly unique and warm experience for 4 guests. If you love living in unique Airbnb listings, this renovated barn with a hot tub may just be what you’re looking for in Ireland. This listing is located in a very peaceful area with beautiful surrounding countryside. It is far enough to be away from most of the noise from the road, but close enough to be 5 minutes’ drive to the closest shop, cafe, restaurant, or bar.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“This newly renovated stable/cow shed to a high standard of finish. in the back yard there is a large elevated deck to enjoy the view and relax in an outdoor hot tub. upgrading the property on a regular basis. central to all areas in the south of Ireland”

Amenities

Wifi | TV | Iron | Heating | Essentials | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace | Game console | Free parking on premises | Hot tub | Oven | Coffee maker

Guest Reviews

“I stayed here for three days and it was perfect, the place was so warm and cozy the hottub was amazing very relaxing. Will definitely be back :)” – Alanna
“Immaculately clean and set in a perfect location” – Chris
“What a wonderful find. From the moment I booked,Mary and Gavin couldn’t have been more helpful. They were quick with their responses to any queries I had and always friendly.” – Laura
“Lovely place! Really nice decking and then hottub was amazing!” – Jack
“The place is perfect for a nice weekend a way it’s sparking clean and the hot tub is amazing” – Stephen

#9 Beach House in Donegal

2 Guests | 1 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $90 per night, airbnb.com

Escape the city life and book yourself in this idyllic cabin by the sea. The headlands on the property make for amazing photos so if you are an avid photographer, don’t forget to bring your DSLR to get in some nice shots of Irish nature for your portfolio. This home is perfect for a relaxing holiday for two people to just enjoying the beach, the countryside and each other.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“This property is an ideal getaway as its location offers all the benefits of country, coastal(300 meters to beach) living and is a short distance (1. 5km) from the shops and restaurants of Killybegs. The spaceThe scenery is breathtaking. With private access to 3 beach coves that open onto Fintragh beach (blue flag).”

Amenities

Essentials | Heating | TV | Iron | Laptop-friendly workspace | Indoor fireplace | Wifi | Hot water | Free parking on premises | Oven | Stove | Kitchen

Guest Reviews

“Ideal spot for a peaceful and relaxing getaway; the wood burning stove, in particular, is a cosy touch. .” – Eoghan
“We really enjoyed our stay here. The house was so clean, had everything we could need and Tina was so helpful giving us tips on sights to see. It was a great place to use as a base for exploring county Donegal.” – Amy
“Our stay in Killybegs was great. Our accommodation was spotlessly clean. The location of the beach house was excellent.” – Brendan
“David and Tina are the best hosts. Welcoming us warmly to their gorgeous Airbnb that is amazingly located and even has private access to a gem of a beach. ” – Audrey
“The area itself was superb with plenty of local tourist areas to visit. The cottage was very comfortable with everything we needed to cook for ourselves and feel right at home.” – Sarah

#10 Lovely Cabin With Bantry Bay Views In Cork

5 Guests | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

Book Now: $100 per night, airbnb.com

A ten-minute scenic walk in one direction and you arrive at the airstrip with its breathtaking views and ocean-side walk into town. This cozy cabin with a seamless blend of wood and stone is a welcoming natural space that is always warm and bright, ideal for guests looking for a quick escape away from the stresses of daily life. Situated on the famous walking path; The Goats Path and The Wild Atlantic Way, it comes complete with 2 bedrooms, a sunroom overlooking the bay, and rustic outdoor seating for a meal or two when the weather is pleasant.

Here’s the property description from Airbnb:

“Beautiful wooden chalet overlooking Bantry Bay on the Sheeps Head. Within 2 miles of the town centre and all its amenities. Designed for people craving an idyllic setting to relax in peace, but close enough to all the attractions Bantry has to offer. We pride ourselves on providing a genuine and thoughtful experience for our guests.”

Amenities

Wifi | Washer | Heating | Iron | Essentials | Dryer | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace | Outlet covers | Babysitter recommendations | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Children’s books and toys

Guest Reviews

“Bean, Irene and family are lovely hosts. Their cabin is truly a hidden gem with beautiful views. We were a family of 5 and found the cabin to be spacious, cosy and quirky.” – Susan
“Perfect escape with outstanding views. It was great to even just sit on a rainy day watching the birds and the sea, it was so beautiful.” – Sofi
“We had a most perfect stay. The views were stunning. The beach hut was spotless and comfortable and we loved the quirky features.” – Julie-Ann
“We loved Bean and Irene’s place. A quirky, stylish, funky house with incredible views over Bantry bay. The interior is designed exceptionally with lots of little touches making for a very relaxing and enjoyable stay.” – Niall
“This is such a beautiful chalet with the most amazing views over Bantry Bay! The chalet has everything you need. .” – Claire

#11 Stunning Redbrick Period – Babynn Property in Dublin

8 Guests | 4 Bedrooms | 2.5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $412 per night, airbnb.com

Get a taste of living among Irish heirloom pieces and decor in this tastefully decorated redbrick period property. This house comes with a summer terrace and is a walking distance to downtown Dublin. Lush and opulent, this property is ideal for a family of 8.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

Step into another world as you open the door to my absolutely beautiful home. Among the tree-lined streets of south Dublin, this designer has curated a homey heaven filled with treasures and heirlooms. The interior is simply full of character and original features, including a claw foot cast iron bathtub, period fireplaces, to the 6ft canopy master bed swathed in Silk.”

Amenities

Wifi | Washer | Heating | Iron | Essentials | Dryer | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace | Outlet covers | Babysitter recommendations | Pack ’n Play/travel crib | Children’s books and toys

Guest Reviews

“What a lovely home! Fabulous modern amenities housed in a charming Irish row home. We can’t thank you enough Karen. We enjoyed your wonderful home, and our stay in Dublin.– Leslie
Karen is a wonderful host!! She is very friendly and happy to help with any special requests. She had bread and milk waiting for us when we checked in which was really nice! Very comfortable beds!!”Andrea
“Karen’s beautiful home is a wonderful respite and great for families — we enjoyed ourselves so much and were only sorry we had to leave. Karen is a lovely person and a very gracious hostess. We’d come again.”Leslie
“We had a fantastic time! Karen was a wonderful host. We would love to come back and stay again, it was a beautiful neighborhood, .’- Bradley
We had a wonderful family vacation in this home! The house is beautiful and a Karen was wonderful. A nice walk either way to amenities… and a little longer walk takes you straight to city center. We loved it!!“- Jacque

#12 Portobello Townhouse With A Private Patio In Dublin

6 Guests | 3 Bedrooms | 1.5 Bathrooms

Book Now: $380 per night, airbnb.com

Rustic, contemporary, and private describe this townhouse with a private patio. Ideal for a family of up to 6, this location is suitable to explore Portobello, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Grafton Street, and St Stephens Green.

Here’s the description from Airbnb:

“Snuggle up next to the fireplace at this award-winning period home with contemporary touches nestled in a sought-after Victorian neighbourhood. Slide open floor-to-ceiling glass doors and step out onto the intimate, leafy patio for a sunny coffee.”

Amenities

Wifi | Washer | Heating | Iron | Essentials | Dryer | Hot water | Laptop-friendly workspace |

Guest Reviews

“Wow! There are few words to express how special this home is. The thoughtful decorations, abundant necessities, exceptional amenities, and central location made our stay simply spectacular. Cheers!”- Anne
EXCEPTIONAL IN EVERY WAY, spacious, spotless, full of character and well located. Host immediately accessible. “- Manuel
Wow. This place was great! Deborah is a fantastic host, and the house itself is lovely: tastefully decorated, close to everything, comfortable, and even fun (check out the 80s Alphabet on the wall upstairs!). “- John
“Deborah was such a wonderful host, always available to answer any questions within minutes! Deborah’s home was comfortable, well equipped and in a great location.”- Keira
Great location and very comfortable space for my family. There are little considerate touches around the home that are very appreciated. “- Brenda
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