Unique Airbnb’s in Ireland

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Updated On: November 07, 2023 by   Ciaran ConnollyCiaran Connolly

Have you got a trip to Ireland planned soon and looking for somewhere different to stay, to make your trip memorable?

Well, we have found some of the most unique Airbnb’s in Ireland, a combination of the unusual, wonderful and charming Airbnb’s, that will provide you with an amazing experience staying in Ireland.

Airbnb’s are the alternative to hotels, helping you to experience something different than the normal accommodation options. In Ireland, there are many brilliant Airbnb’s, that take you away from the busy surroundings of city life and take you to your own personal paradise while you are visiting.

From converted chapels, restored Irish castles, and stunning lighthouses, there are many cool places to stay in Ireland.

Here are some of our favourite Airbnb’s in Ireland:

The Gate Lodge, County Fermanagh

The first place you should consider staying in Ireland is at the gorgeous Gate Lodge. Which looks like something that came straight out of a fairy tale. It’s a beautiful three bedroom cottage, set in the stunning Fermanagh countryside.

Before you even step inside, the surroundings will captivate you, transporting you to a peaceful environment that makes it hard ever want to leave.

 “The house has been beautifully and lovingly restored. It has everything you could want.” – Airbnb Customer

Inside Gate Lodge is a stylish cottage, fitted with all you could need, our favourite feature is the open fire that makes the place inviting and cosy. It would be the perfect spot for couples wishing for a romantic weekend getaway in Ireland. Or great for families with its three spacious bedrooms.

You’ll also have your own back garden and patio, where you can enjoy your breakfast in the morning or relax at night on those Irish Summer evenings. Just behind the garden, you have the great Fermanagh countryside at your leisure, to explore and discover its many attractions.

Cuckoo Wood Hexagon, County Mayo

Next on our guide to the most unique Airbnb’s in Ireland, is the enchanting Cuckoo Wood Hexagon that may just be one of our favourite places. This Airbnb is perfect for those who are looking to fully escape from everyone and anything.

The wooden cabin is tucked away in dreamy forest surroundings, where you’ll feel like you’re sleeping in a treehouse. The cosy cabin can sleep up to two people, with decking all the way around, so you can take in the beautiful natural environment on offer.

You don’t even have to worry about bringing food and drink with you, as the hosts make sure the cabin is supplied with all you could possibly need. So no need to ever leave, instead you can focus on enjoying the quite Irish countryside and recharging your batteries.

“Tranquil and understated oasis – the perfect getaway!” – Airbnb Customer

It’s also not far from the popular town of Westport, so you can have the best of both worlds; peace and quiet at the cabin and then head to Westport to enjoy the lively atmosphere.

Cuckoo Wood Hexagon offers an amazing place to stay in Ireland that you won’t quickly forget.

Blackwater Castle, County Cork

Nothing would be more magical than staying in an ancient castle while in Ireland, well you can do just that at Blackwater Castle.

You can rent this epic castle out all to yourself and enjoy a life of luxury while you’re staying in Ireland. This medieval castle offers nine incredible rooms, twelve baths and is set within 50 acres of pretty woodland, sleeping up to 25 people. It also comes with a fully equipped kitchen and a bar to use at your own leisure.

This is definitely one of the most unique Airbnb’s in Ireland, great for big groups visiting Ireland, for an unforgettable experience. The place offers a unique heritage site that is recognised for its international importance with an incredible history that dates back over 10,000 years.

It has even been voted five stars on TripAdvisor for the Best Speciality Accommodation in County Cork.

Bookeen Hall, County Galway

Have you ever fancied staying in a restored 200-year old Church? At Bookeen Hall, you can do just that. This unique Airbnb is located 20 minutes outside the city of Galway, and close to popular attractions like the Cliffs of Moher.

The old church provides one of the most beautiful places to stay in Ireland, filled with amazing architecture and history. It was first built in 1820 but it was deconsecrated in 1920.

“A pleasure staying here – very hospitable hosts and a gem of a property.” – Airbnb Customer

For many decades the church was left empty and not in use, that was until it was restored, life was eventually brought back into the place; converted into a lovely two bedrooms holiday home. Inside you’ll notice some of its original church features including the beautiful stained glass windows and high ceilings.

As you can imagine the church feel homely, safe, and spacious; ideal for those wishing to be close to attractions but still have their own privacy.

When you arrive you’ll also get to enjoy some delicious home baking and a selection of tea and coffee. Also each morning you are provided with a continental breakfast.

Wicklow Head Lighthouse, County Wicklow

Another unique Airbnb in Ireland for you stay at is this incredible Irish Lighthouse located in County Wicklow. How often will you be able to say to someone, you stayed in Lighthouse while in Ireland? Not often, that’s why this place is a must-experience.

This two bedroom Lighthouse can accommodate up to four guests, for those seeking a tranquil haven like no other. Wicklow Head Lighthouse is surrounded by the most awe-inspiring Irish landscape for a memorable stay in Ireland.

“Wicklow Head Lighthouse is a fantastically unique experience in a very beautiful location. ” – Airbnb Customer

Once you get inside the views from the lighthouse are even more amazing with stunning views out to the Irish Sea and more of the Irish countryside on display. You’ll want to capture it all, so many great photo opportunities here.

It’s self-catering accommodation, so you will completely have the place to yourself and won’t be disturbed. It’s also not far popular Wicklow attractions such as Silver Strand Beach and Powerscourt Garden and waterfall.

A Different Way to Experience Ireland

These are just a few of the most charming and unique Airbnb’s Ireland has to offer. It’s a great way to experience a country that you have never visited before by staying in these quirky hidden gems.

Have you ever stayed in any cool places in Ireland? or anywhere around the world? Share with us in the comments below!

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