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On the North Antrim Coast, the family-run California Lodge features bright, homely rooms with free WiFi and flat-screen TVs, in Portstewart. Free private parking is available on site. Each guest can enjoy a complimentary drink and snack upon arrival. The lodge offers en-suite rooms with tea/coffee facilities, a hairdryer and free toiletries. The breakfast menu includes cereal, fruit, fresh bread and cooked options. On request, California Lodge can offer continental and vegetarian options. During the North West 200 guests have complimentary access to the property's deluxe hospitality viewing patio, which includes BBQ facilities and beverages. California Lodge is close to the restaurants, bars, beaches and golf courses of Portstewart. It is ideal for exploring Giants Causeway, Dark Hedges, Carrick A Rede Rope Bridge, Dunluce Castle and Bushmills Distillery.

California Lodge has been welcoming guests since 4 May 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free private parking available on-site

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Room type
1 double bed
3 double beds
1 single bed
1 double bed
2 double beds
1 bunk bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • John
    Breakfast variety was excellent, essentially a really good buffet Room comfortable
  • David
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great breakfast. Clean comfortable room. Will be back.
  • Heather
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Clean lovely breakfast. And breakfasts staff very helpful
  • Michaek
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    It was a small room but clean, we only stayed one night and were going home the next day. The breakfast room was good and the lady making our breakfast was very kind and warm.
  • Ciara
    The playhouse slide & bench’s outdoors were great for the kids to burn off that extra wee bit before bed . The dining room available at any time during the day was great- we made all our picnics , and brought a takeaway back one night. Brilliant
  • Tanya
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The beds are great, power it powerful. Kids love the bunk beds. Great that you have your own parking aswell that can't alwY be a worry. But they are very accommodating, as we had went for My 12 year old birthday amd they he it and a pack of...
  • Mrs
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Easy going and friendly staff. Liked that there was a fridge available and dining room was left open for our use. Beds comfy.
  • Ben
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely place. Room very comfortable. Staff very friendly and accommodating Breakfast very good.
  • Caroline
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The beds were comfortable and the room accommodated our family well.
  • Maria
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Clean simple room in converted house; might only have been 8 rooms. Residential area. Parking right outside. Breakfast included.
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Property questions and answers
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  • Are all room ensuite

    Absolutely.....see you soon Elizabeth
    Answered on 12 January 2020
  • Is it ok to have my dogs stay with me? I have two small terriers and a medium size whippet. Thank you

    hi, yes we are dog friendly as long as they are quiet and cleaned up after there is no issues.
    Answered on 19 June 2020
  • Hi, would you be happy with 4 dogs at the property for 2 nights. Our 2 (dachshunds) and my mum's 2 dogs (cairn terriers).

    Hi, all in the one room it might be a bit of a squeeze but if was in different rooms then why not it would be the same as 2 sets of people bringing th..
    Answered on 19 August 2020
  • im looking for 5 adults 1 7 year old are all beds in one room ?

    Hello, if you look beside the room options it will tell you what beds are in each room, for example the 3 doubles. Yes all beds are in thier individua..
    Answered on 17 May 2021
  • Hi is your place pet friendly?

    Yes we are pet friendly..
    Answered on 27 July 2021
  • Are all rooms on first floor? Travelling with elderly mother. Can't manage stairs.

    No we have some ground floor rooms also so wouldn’t have to use the stairs..
    Answered on 1 September 2021
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Managed by Thank you so much for considering the California Lodge for you stay...Elizabeth

Company review score: 8.8Based on 505 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

We are here for you from the moment you book as it is our job to make you get the most from your stay and the local surroundings.

Property information

We put fresh water and have tea and coffee making facilities in each room so you can make yourself at home in the room as soon as you arrive. If needed we can also help you with your luggage. We have 3 ground floor rooms if you don't like the short set of stairs... Your room comes with all the modern conveniences, flat screen tv, shower, deluxe toiletries.

Neighbourhood information

The lodge is nestled in a quiet neighbourhood, within walking distance of amazing restaurants. There is also a Super Value convenience store less than 50ft from the site.

Language spoken


Property surroundings *

Facilities of California Lodge
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Water park
    Additional charge
  • Children's playground
  • Games room
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

California Lodge takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00


Until 10:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children 6 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 09:00.


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about California Lodge

  • California Lodge is 0.9 miles from the centre of Portstewart. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at California Lodge is from 15:00, and check-out is until 10:30.

  • California Lodge offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Children's playground
    • Games room
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Water park

  • Room options at California Lodge include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Triple

  • The prices at California Lodge may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at California Lodge can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free