If you’re searching for the best hotels in Portrush, you’ve landed in the right place.
Our bustling harbour town of Portrush on the causeway coast is a fine place for a weekend away.
There are plenty of things to do in Portrush by day, such as playing a round at Royal Portrush Golf Club or one of the other golf courses, visiting the sites such as Dunluce Castle and Old Bushmills Distillery, or even visiting Currys Amusements (formerly the famous Barry’s Amusements) for some fun.
There are also many restaurants in Portrush where you can while away an evening watching the sun go down over the Atlantic Ocean.
There are plenty of excellent Portrush hotels for those looking to base themselves in the enviable location. You’ll discover the best of the bunch below.
Our favourite Portrush Hotels
Over the years, many friends and family have come to Portrush for a holiday, long weekend, wedding, or to enjoy the buzz in Portrush and on the north coast of Northern Ireland.
So we have been after trying a few different places, we’ve found our favourites amongst the many Portrush hotels to send our guests to stay in Portrush.
The first section of the guide contains our favourite hotels in Portrush. Note: if you book via one of the links below, we may make a tiny commission that helps us keep this site going. You won’t pay extra, but we do appreciate it.
Treat yourself to 4-star luxury with a stay at the award-winning Adelphi Portrush. In an excellent location for the beach for an early morning stroll after breakfast along a blue flag beach or around a walk the bustling harbour in Portrush.
The Adelphi Portrush has excellent guest facilities, including luxuriously appointed bedrooms with flatscreen TV, tea and coffee making facilities and modern bathrooms with showers and baths. Many rooms have sea views as a nice bonus.
There’s a health suite with free use of the spa, sauna and steam room, and you can book a massage therapy for a real treat. Enjoy a continental or full Irish breakfast and look forward to dinner in the bistro bar/restaurant.
If you’re looking for Portrush hotels that make an excellent base to explore the Causeway Coastal Route, you won’t go wrong here.
A family-run business was founded and opened its doors in 2022. Elephant Rock was borne out of the desire to provide something unique to the booming tourism industry in the picturesque coastal town of Portrush.
The 18 bedroom Victorian terrace boasts exquisite ocean views. It has been extensively renovated to bring the owner’s brand of sleek, sophisticated glamour, making it the perfect location for your Northern Ireland adventure.
On its doorstep, you will find many of the town’s most celebrated restaurants, blue-flag beaches, and the world-renowned Royal Portrush Golf Club — hosts of the 2019 & 2025 Open Championships.
Whether you are treating your partner to a romantic break or planning a weekend with friends, Elephant Rock is sure to make your trip one remember when visiting Portrush
The Golflinks Hotel, adjacent to the world-famous championship course of Royal Portrush, has been welcoming people to Portrush since the latter part of the 19th Century. The Royal Portrush course hosted the 2019 British Open, which will return in July 2025.
The hotel consists of 23 bedrooms, The Bistro serves a wide range of cuisines (including our Authentic Wood-Fired Pizza Oven), The Deerstalker Bar and our Kon Tiki Cocktail Bar.
The fantastic Inn on the Coast is located on the road between Portrush and Portstewart, overlooking Ballyreagh Golf Course, the cliffs and magnificent views over West strand towards Ramore Head.
Please make yourself at home in the Inn on the Coast in their comfortably furnished rooms with Freeview TV and tea/ coffee facilities.
The Inn has a large car park and free Wi-Fi to keep in touch with family and friends. Socialise in the well-stocked bar sipping Guinness or a fine Irish whiskey in front of the log burner in the evening.
Tuck into traditional Irish cuisine in the restaurant before a good night’s sleep. the top choices are close to coastal walks, several golf courses, and the Giant’s Causeway a
Magherabuoy House Hotel is one of the older Portrush Hotels, dating back to the 19th century. However, this elegant residence is finely kept and well located on the Causeway Coastal Route, with superb views from its elevated position.
The Magherabuoy House hotel sits overlooking Portrush Town and the north coast or northern Ireland, still within a few minutes walk of Portrush Town and the sandy beaches. It has been beautifully refurbished as an upscale modern hotel.
Spacious bedrooms are comfortably furnished and include free Wi-Fi, flatscreen TV, power showers and complimentary tea and coffee. The grounds include onsite parking.
Guests can enjoy fine dining in the restaurant, on site bistro and bakery before relaxing in the lounge in front of the big screen. The Old Bushmills Distillery and Royal Portrush Golf Club are 5 minutes along the Causeway Coast from this Portrush Hotel
Possibly the most popular Portrush hotel. The Portrush Atlantic Hotel is situated on Main street in the town centre overlooking Antrim Gardens and within walking distance of east strand, restaurants and more.
The Portrush Atlantic Hotel has 69 contemporary bedrooms, many with ocean views, presiding over incredible coastal views. This four-star hotel has a lift, housekeeping and free Wi-Fi.
All bedrooms have ample space to relax, including a sitting area. A great restaurant, the Port Kitchen and Bar, offers a buffet breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.
It also has a popular bar for a nightcap or two. The staff will well look after you with 24/7 front desk and room service when visiting Portrush.
One of the best locations of all the hotels in Portrush is the Royal Court Hotel, right on the clifftop and overlooking the Atlantic ocean, Royal Portrush Golf Club and Dunluce Castle. It overlooks beautiful White Rocks Beach known for its sand and surf.
With fantastic ratings from past guest reviews for its location and cuisine, it has modern ensuite bedrooms with tea/coffee making facilities, TV and Wi-Fi. Some luxury rooms include a spa bath, balcony, health suite and stunning coastal views.
The onsite restaurant and bar are a big plus, offering snacks, fine wines, a carvery, and a chef-cooked breakfast.
Just a short walk from the beach, The Port Hotel is convenient for everything. Located on Bath Street in Portrush, it’s close to West strand, the harbour, train station, Royal Portrush Golf Club, shops, restaurants and amusements, and the sea.
Guests receive a warm welcome and personal service at this family-run hotel with a traditional atmosphere and comfy beds. There’s a popular restaurant and bar with family entertainment evenings enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.
You can look forward to starting each day with an excellent cooked good breakfast, highly rated by past guests. This is one of the most popular hotels in Portrush for a reason.
Ok so not actually in Portrush, however, this quaint hotel located only a short distance along the Causeway Coastal Route is worth a mention. With some great reviews from a range of major publications and hotel influencers.
In an excellent location, only a minutes walk from the famous Old Bushmills Distillery and the Giants Causeway. The Bushmills Inn, situated on the main street of Bushmills Town Centre, has a range of luxury rooms and a fantastic bar with an open fire to relax in.
More Great Portrush Accommodation
Personal favourites aside, there are plenty of other great hotels in Portrush on offer, along with many different types of accommodation in Portrush.
Below, you’ll find some other excellent places to stay in Portrush, some guesthouses and townhouses that pack a mighty punch.
Ashlea House is a guest house situated just 0.2 miles from the centre of Portrush.
This property features a total of seven rooms. A TV and tea/coffee making facility is featured in each room at Ashlea House. A traditional cooked Irish breakfast is served in the dining room, and restaurants can be found in Portrush. Ashlea house is just 0.5 miles from the seafront and Harbour. The Blue Flag Beach is a 10-minute stroll away.
This accommodation is ideal for visiting the Giant’s Causeway, Old Bushmills Distillery, Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle, Glens of Antrim and the Game of Thrones Self Drive Tours. Blue Flag Beaches close by – ideal for surfing. Excellent golf courses including Royal Portrush (Home of the Irish Open 2012), Portstewart (Home of the Irish Open 2017), Castlerock, Ballycastle, Gracehill and Galgorm Castle.
A family-owned and run B&B in a quiet yet convenient location in the heart of Portrush. At Prospect B&B, they offer a high degree of comfort, delicious homemade breakfasts and unrivalled ocean views, enabling you to relax and unwind for the weekend or those few days away that are “never often enough”!
Don’t miss out on a welcoming breakfast room with stunning views overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, east strand and White Rocks blue flag beach.
Overlooking the water and the lovely Whiterocks Beach, Albany Lodge is in the heart of Portrush. Popular with couples, it is close to the harbour, cafes, restaurants and nightlife.
Walk to the golf club or railway station in 5 minutes or hop in the car, and you can be at the UNESCO-listed Giant’s Causeway in 15 minutes. Tastefully appointed rooms include modern en-suite bathrooms (some with spa baths), TV, tea and coffee facilities.
We would recommend an upgrade for stunning sea views. The light and airy dining room serve a choice of breakfast items to enhance your stay.
Hillrise B&B could go toe-to-toe with the best hotels in Portrush! It offers home comforts and bright accommodation close to Whiterocks Beach.
The lovely garden and terrace offer a beautiful place to relax and read or enjoy the sea view. Modern rooms are tastefully decorated and fully furnished.
Room 3 overlooks West Bay and has a balcony making it ideal for relaxing and enjoying the fresh sea air. Room rates include parking and a continental or cooked Irish breakfast to start the day on a high.
This friendly B&B is popular with couples and is in a prime location for walking and cycling. If you’re after Portrush accommodation that’ll feel like a home from home, check this place out!
FAQs about the best hotels in Portrush
What are the best hotels in Portrush?
We are so fortunate in Portrush to have such a wide variety of hotels that it is difficult to pick just one as it will depend on what you are looking for.
What Portrush hotels have a swimming pool?
Unfortunately, there are no Portrush hotels that offer swimming facilities at the time of typing. However, you are right next to one o the biggest pools in the world (The Atlantic Ocen). The nearest hotels with swimming pools are The Bayview Hotel in Portrballintrae or the Bushtown Hotel in Coleraine.