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Where to stay in Derry – Londonderry

There are so many fabulous places to stay in Derry – Londonderry.  From Air B&B’s to Boutique hotels – there truly is something for all budgets and preferences! 

Below you will find a list of traveller favourites 


Bishop's Gate Hotel

The exquisite Grade B1 listed 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, a luxury boutique hotel and a member of Ireland’s Blue Book 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.

In its reincarnation no detail has been left to chance; this iconic landmark is an intimate urban oasis featuring 30 luxurious guestrooms, including suites, 9 apartments, The Wig and Gown Champagne Bar and Restaurant, The Hervey Library and Northern Counties Ballroom. 

Maldron Hotel

You are guaranteed a fantastic night stay at the city’s Maldron hotel.  Nestled right within the 17th Century walls – your location couldn’t get any better than this – whether its history , culture or shopping you are interested in – then you will be right in the centre of it all if you choose the Maldron Hotel.  

City Hotel, Derry

Perched on the banks of the River Foyle, within a five-minute walk from the historic Derry Walls, the 4 star City Hotel Derry is ready to welcome you to one of Northern Ireland’s most idyllic locations.

After you’ve finished exploring, you can relax in one of the 158 bedrooms, including “The Collection Penthouse Suites & Rooms”, superior rooms, suites, family rooms and accessible rooms..

The stylish Thompson’s Restaurant, and Coppin’s Bar overlooking the River Foyle and Guildhall all offer a range of delicious dining and drinking options for locals and hotel guests. Or perhaps you want to unwind? If so, why not take a dip in the 15m swimming pool or enjoy the jacuzzi, steam room or gymnasium..

Shipquay Hotel

Overlooking the City Walls and the famous Guildhall, Shipquay Hotel is a 4 Star luxurious, intimate boutique hotel in the heart of Derry~Londonderry. Shipquay Hotel is a 5 storey Italianate-style listed heritage building. The origins of the building date back to 1895 when it was originally constructed for the Provincial Bank of Ireland. With 21 contemporary bedrooms, many with views over the city’s famous landmarks, deliciously contemporary food offerings and moreish wine and cocktails; Shipquay oozes personality, character and style throughout. Situated at the hub of Derry’s shopping, arts and social scene, it’s the perfect place for a visit to Derry~Londonderry.

Cathedral Quarter Apartments

In the heart of the Walled city , Cathedral Quarter Apartments offer stylish and comfortable fully furnished self catering apartments. 

Each floor of our carefully renovated building on the corner of Derry’s historic Pump Street has been converted into a charming one-bedroom, self-catering apartment sleeping up to four guests. 

Named after streets in the Cathedral Quarter, The Ferryquay Suite, The London Room and The Bishop’s Snug, each combine calming colours and luxurious design with all the practical provisions you’ll need for the perfect stay in our vibrant city.

Perfect for Derry Girls fans – I wonder will you see Maeve or Granda Joe with the infamous cream horn on the street where you stay. 

Number 8 Artillery Street B&B

Beautiful boutique accommodation right within the walled city.  A 200 year old townhouse has been renovated into this fabulous accommodation for visitors to the city.  Looking for some fantastic theatre performances in the city?  Then the Playhouse theatre is right next door and the Millennium Forum Theatre is just a 5 minute walk.

Everglades Hotel

Situated right by the beautiful Prehen woodlands and boathouse – the 4 star Everglades hotel does not disappoint. 

The Everglades hotel is part of the Hastings Group in NI who boast many hotels including the Culloden Estate, Europa Hotel and Grand Central Hotel in Belfast.

With their luxurious rooms, extensive cocktail menu and friendly staff – you will certainly receive the 5 star treatment.

Groarty House & Manor B&B

If you are looking to be situated out of the city centre but still want to have fantastic access to the city – then look no further than Groarty House.

Groarty House has been owned by the Hyndman family for 3 generations , John & Margaret put their heart and soul into their guest accomodation. 

Will a newly installed outdoor hot tub, sauna and BBQ hut , this is a perfect place for couples and groups. 

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