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 8.6 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 (8.9)

FREE parking!


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Bushmills Youth Hostel

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beach
  • Bushfoot Beach

    9.0 Superb beach
    1 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • 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
  • 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
  • Can I bring my dog?
    Unfortunately we do not accept pets in the Hostel the only exemption is Guide dogs - thank you
    Answered on 14 July 2021
  • Is it quiet at night?
    The Hostel is generally quiet - but cannot guarantee as it depends on the behaviour of large groups of guests - thank you
    Answered on 19 July 2021
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Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Facilities of Bushmills Youth Hostel
  • Picnic area
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Hiking Off-site
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
  • 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!


15:30 - 21:30


08:00 - 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

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa 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

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

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

    • Hiking

  • Bushmills Youth Hostel is 100 yards from the centre of Bushmills.

  • 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.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Bushmills Youth Hostel by:

    • Bus 2h