On Main Street in Bushmills, Mill Rest Youth Hostel provides accommodation within a short walk of the towns bars, shops and restaurants. Offering free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and laundry facilities, this hostel is 7 minutes’ walk from the Old Bushmills Distillery. Each room or dormitory has en suite facilities with a bath or shower. The hostel has shared kitchen facilities, and a walled garden where you can enjoy a picnic or barbecue. Mill Rest Youth Hostel has a lounge with TV and open fireplace and a conference room. Bicycle storage and luggage storage is provided, and group catering can also be arranged if required. The famous Giant’s Causeway is just 2 miles north of the town, and Dunluce Castle is a similar distance to the west. Around 1 minute from local bus routes, this hostel is within 10-20 minutes’ drive of the coastal towns of Portstewart and Portrush.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Bushmills Youth Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 20 Mar 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

FREE parking!


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


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Bushmills
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Property questions and answers
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  • Are there rooms suitable for married couples or do you have to share with others?

    All rooms are suitable for married couples - however you would need to book the whole room if you do not wish to share. All rooms are en-suite
    Answered on 22 November 2021
  • Hi, if we book the family room as one of the booking options, does that mean we have that room to ourselves? Thanks!

    Once a room has been booking you will exclusive use of this accommodation and will not need to share with other guests.
    Answered on 5 July 2021
  • Hi I have booked for a stay and was wondering is it 4single beds and a double in the family room and not bunks as I have 3children attending and can't..

    The Family Room is a Double and 4 single beds (not bunks!!) - so suitable for children unable to use bunks. - Thankyou
    Answered on 23 June 2021
  • Is there a family room with tv and is there a kitchen

    We have a guests kitchen for all guests to use and also a tv lounge area for all guests
    Answered on 9 August 2023
  • Hello, are there any cooking facilities available Kitchen/BBQ? Can we make tea or coffee in our room?

    Yes there is a self catering kitchen you can use. Tea and coffee is available in the kitchen only as it is a hostel.
    Answered on 27 April 2023
  • Hello I’ve booked two nights from 9th/ 10th August can you please confirm /clarify in the event of any cancellation? No fee cancellation fees apply..

    Hello Jacqui - after our telephone conversation we hope we have clarified the cancellation policy - thank you
    Answered on 5 August 2021
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Facilities of Bushmills Youth Hostel

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Picnic area
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Hiking
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
  • Designated smoking area
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Dutch

House rules

Bushmills Youth Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:30 to 21:30


From 08:00 to 11:00



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.

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

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Bushmills Youth Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

10 or more guest, must contact the property directly to book.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Please inform Bushmills Youth Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Bushmills Youth Hostel

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

  • Check-in at Bushmills Youth Hostel is from 15:30, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Bushmills Youth Hostel is 100 yards from the centre of Bushmills. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Bushmills Youth Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking