There are a number of hotels and hostels offering comfortable accommodation at affordable rates. It is advisable to book early.
See below our recommended hotel, the City Hotel, followed by all other hotels in alphabetical order. Hostel accommodation can be found at the end.
The 4* City Hotel is perfectly located overlooking the River Foyle in the heart of the historic walled City of Derry. The hotel offers 158 spacious guest rooms, full health & fitness club with indoor heated pool, Thompson’s Restaurant, Coppins Bar & secure parking (40 spaces) with additional discounted parking nearby.
Address: 14 – 18 Queens Quay, Derry, BT48 7AS
Telephone: 0044 2871 365 800
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 0.3 miles
Beech Hill Country House
Beech Hill Country House is a family owned and managed 4 star manor house hotel located 2.5 miles from the historic city of Derry-Londonderry. The hotel has 31 bedrooms, an award-winning restaurant and gallery lounges well as 6km of woodland activity trails and a World War II museum.
Address: 32 Ardmore Road, Derry, BT47 3QP
Telephone: 0044 2871 349 279
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 3.8 miles
Belfray Country Inn
The award winning Belfray Country Inn 4 star hotel has 19 well appointed bedrooms and offers a choice of accommodation with free WiFi combined with tasteful décor. Enjoy all day dining in the Belfray Bistro or fine dining in the Palace Restaurant with free car parking.
Address: 171 Glenshane Road, Derry, BT47 3EN
Telephone: 0044 2871 301 480
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 4.9 miles
Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel
Only 5 miles from the historic walled city of Derry, the 4 star Best Western PLUS White Horse Hotel offers 58 spacious guest bedrooms and full leisure facilities with a 22m swimming pool. The hotel award-winning 68 Clooney Restaurant, 68 Clooney Bar with live Entertainment every Friday & Saturday, complimentary car parking & WIFI.
Address: 68 Clooney Road, Campsie, Derry, BT47 3PA
Telephone: 0044 2871 860 606
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 6 miles
Derry City Travelodge
Located a quarter of a mile from the bus station and just 7 miles from the City of Derry Airport, the Derry City Travelodge is the ideal place to stay for those seeking accommodation close to Derry City Walls.
Address: 22 Strand Road, Derry, BT48 7AB
Telephone: 0044 2871 271 271
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 0.4 miles
Overlooking the River Foyle the 4 star The Everglades provides a bright and comfortable welcome to Derry~Londonderry, the lively heritage and cultural centre of the North West. Located five minutes from the City Centre, the hotel prides itself on its high standards of service, which guests experience again and again.
Address: 41-53 Prehen Road, Derry, BT47 2NH
Telephone: 0044 2871 321 066
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 1.7 miles
The Maldron Hotel is a stylish and contemporary 4 star hotel, the only hotel located within the historic city walls. It’s enviable location is just a short walk to the main shopping area, and with the City Walls just outside the entrance this truly is the perfect base to explore the wonderful city of Derry. Facilities include 90 bedrooms, 3 suites, a recently refurbished bar, award winning restaurant, 5 designated conference suites, fitness suite and private onsite car park.
Address: 17 – 19 Butcher Street, Derry, BT48 6HL
Telephone: 0044 2871 371 000
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 0.2 miles
Premier Inn Hotel
The Premier Inn Hotel Derry/Londonderry is a handy hub in this buzzing city. Venture into the past on a tour of the Walled City. Cross the striking new Peace Bridge and soak up the atmosphere in Ebrington. Then, when it’s time for a rest, try out the tasty restaurant, generously-sized rooms and lovely, cosy beds of the Premier Inn.
Address: Crescent Link Lisneal, Derry, BT47 6SA
Telephone: 0044 871 5279 414
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 3.2 miles
Ramada Da Vincis Hotel
4* Da Vinci’s Hotel is located just 1 mile from Derry City Centre, with free wifi and car/coach parking. On site guests can enjoy spacious bedrooms, an award-winning bar and a restaurant suitable for groups with affordable menus. At Da Vinci’s Hotel a warm and heartfelt welcome awaits you with engaging and anticipatory service.
Address: 15 Culmore Road, Derry, BT48 8JB
Telephone: 0044 2871 279 111
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 1.5 miles
Roe Park Resort
The Roe Park Resort is one of Northern Ireland’s premiere golf and spa resorts. Overlooking its own 18 hole golf course and only ten minutes from Derry-Londonderry, this 4 star luxury hotel boasts 118 stylish en suite rooms that blend the charm of a country house estate with modern luxuries and conveniences.
Address: Limavady, Derry, BT49 9LB
Telephone: 0044 2877 722 222
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 17.5 miles
The Waterfoot Hotel Derry is chic and unique. Overlooking the River Foyle on the Waterside of the city, it’s excellent location is just a 5 minute drive from the City of Derry Airport or into the city centre. The newly built Peace Bridge is a leisurely 15 minute walk from the hotel and a further few minutes takes you across the bridge and into the city centre. With exceptional high standards of service and leading edge facilities at the heart of this fantastic new hotel, it provides the very best in hospitality.
Free WIFI throughout & over 200 Free car parking spaces.
Address: Caw Roundabout, Waterside, Derry, BT47 6TB
Telephone: 0044 2871 345 500
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 3 miles
Derry City Independent Hostel
Welcome to Derry City Independent Hostel. We have 50 clean and comfortable beds located very close to both the historic city walls and the Bogside murals. You can check us out on any of the major booking sites and travel guide books to see that we have been constantly rated as one of the best hostels in Ireland.
All of our dorm rooms have free digital security lockers where you can safely stow away your valuables. Our kitchens are open for your use 24 hours a day as are our lounge, TV and internet rooms.
Address: 44 Great James Street, Derry, BT48 7DB
Telephone: 0044 2871 280 542
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 0.5 miles
Derry Palace Hostel
Address: 1 Woodleigh Terrace, Asylum Road, Derry, BT48 7ED
Telephone: 0044 2871 309 051
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 0.7 miles
Hostel Connect is Derry City’s largest hostel and can accommodate up to 74 people in both dorms and private rooms. It is situated in the heart of the Historic Walled City, which played host to the City of Culture 2013 and is only a 2 minute walk from all the action of the pubs, clubs, restaurants and the vibrant night life of this fantastic city.
Hostel Connect is conveniently located on the Strand Road in the city centre. The hostel is a 5 minute walk from the famous historic Derry Walls that surround the City. Our aim at Hostel Connect is to provide budget-orientated sociable accommodation where guests can stay and enjoy the‘craic’ in Derry, in a safe, clean and fun environment.
Address: 51 Strand Road, Derry, BT48 7BN
Telephone: 0044 2871 372 101
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 0.5 miles
St. Columb's Park House
St Columbs Park House is a recently refurbished manor house that provides conference facilities as well as accommodation for up to 50 guests. The city centre and bus station are easily accessed by the nearby Peace Bridge and it is within close distance to the railway station. There is a cafeteria on site and accommodation is en-suite.
Address: 4 Limavady Road, Derry, BT47 6JY
Telephone: 0044 2871 343 080
Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 1.4 miles