Hotel Guide

There are a number of hotels and hostels offering comfortable accommodation at affordable rates. It is advised 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.

  • City Hotel

    City Hotel

    Recommended hotel

    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

    Festival rates: B&B Double/Twin £119 per night.
    Group rates available upon request.



  • Beech Hill Country House

    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 as 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

    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

    Festival rates: B&B Single £65, Twin/double £75, Triple/family £85 per night. Extra bed charged at £20.



  • Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel

    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

    Festival rates: B&B Single £65, Double/Twin £80 per night
    Dinner, B&B Single £74, Double/Twin £98 per night



  • Bishop's Gate Hotel Derry

    Bishop's Gate Hotel Derry

    The exquisite Bishop’s Gate Hotel is perfectly positioned within the historic city walls in the heart of Derry City’s Cathedral Quarter. Built in 1899, Bishop’s Gate Hotel blends stunning Edwardian architecture, stylish appointments and luxurious facilities, which have been sensitively restored to pay homage to the rich heritage of the building, whilst exceeding the contemporary needs and desires of its guests.

    Address: 24 Bishop Street, Derry, BT48 6PP
    Telephone: 0044 2871 140 300

    Distance from festival venue (St. Columb’s Hall): 0.2 miles

    Festival rates: B&B Single £109, Double/Twin £119 per night



  • Derry City Travelodge

    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

    Festival rates: B&B £65 per room per night (small number of triple rooms available)
    N.B. Continental breakfast



  • Everglades Hotel

    Everglades Hotel

    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

    Festival rates: B&B Single £75, Twin/Double £95 per night
    Dinner, B&B Single £95, Twin/Double £125 per night



  • Maldron Hotel

    Maldron Hotel

    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

    Festival rates:
    Wed/Thurs B&B: Single £75, Twin/Double £85, Triple £105
    Fri B&B: Single £85, Twin/Double £95, Triple £115
    Sat B&B: Single £95, Twin/Double £105, Triple £125
    Sun B&B: Single £65, Twin/Double £75, Triple £95

    3 course meal available for £15 in the Walls Restaurant (booking essential)



  • Premier Inn Hotel

    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

    Festival rates: Best rates available via group booking phone line on +44 333 0038104.



  • Ramada Da Vincis Hotel

    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

    Festival rates: B&B Double/Twin £90
    Dinner, B&B Double/Twin £120
    For group bookings please contact the hotel directly on +44 28 7127 9111 or email



  • Roe Park Resort

    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

    Festival rates:
    Wed/Thurs/Sun B&B: from Single £79, Double/Twin £94
    Fri B&B: from Single £94, Double/Twin £109
    Sat B&B: from Single £124, Double £139 double



  • Waterfoot Hotel

    Waterfoot Hotel

    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

    Festival rates: B&B Single £64, Double/Twin £78 per night

    Meal deals: 3-course dinner £15
    2-course dinner £12
    Soup & sandwiches £6.95
    Lunch special (with complimentary side order) £5



  • Derry City Independent Hostel

    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



  • Hostel Connect

    Hostel Connect

    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

    Festival rates: 15 Bed Mixed Dorm £15/pp
    9 Bed Mixed Dorm £17/pp
    6 Bed Mixed Dorm £18/pp

    Private Double Room £48/night
    Private Twin Room £44/night
    Private Family Room for 5 people £90/night



  • St. Columb's Park House

    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

    Festival rates: £15 per person, bed only

    Meal deals: Continental Breakfast £3.75 per person
    Full Cooked Breakfast £4.70 per person
    Evening Meal £6.00 per person