History & Hospitality
In the Heart of Carrickfergus

Dobbins Inn

Dobbins Inn location in historic Carrickfergus, makes it the perfect base for all visitors to Northern Ireland.

Just a short journey from  Belfast and the perfect location, situated on the scenic Causeway Coast Route.

20 minutes from the country’s main Airports and Ferry Ports and only a two hour drive from Dublin Airport.

During your stay you can choose to further investigate the historic town of Carrickfergus, tackle the Gobbins Cliff Path Walk, explore the Game of Thrones story or simply enjoy the stunning scenery of Mid and East Antrim and beyond. 

The hotel has 15 bedrooms with complimentary WIFI throughout the building. Food is served in the quaint Landings Restaurant as well as our public bar and lounge. Meanwhile our Beer Garden has space for over 30 people to enjoy those long summer evenings. 

The hotel also has meeting and conferencing facilities ideal for hosting your next event in a unique town centre location.

Double Room

Sleeps: 2
Double Bed


Family Room

Sleeps: 3
Double & Single Bed

Twin Room

Sleeps : 2
Twin Beds

Single Room

Sleeps : 1
Single Bed

Dining at Dobbins Inn

Traditional Irish and contemporary European dishes

Within the hotel, Landings Restaurant is a versatile 70 seater restaurant in Carrickfergus, which can be used for events such as weddings, family celebrations, conference lunches and large meetings. The warm comfortable surroundings lend themselves to making every occasion special.

Food is served daily in our cosy bar lounge with its roaring open fire lit during the winter. The perfect place for a quick lunch or snack or catch up with friends while in Carrickfergus.

What Our Guests Think

Dobbins Inn Bar

Dobbins is one of Ireland’s oldest pubs steeped in history and oozing character. In the heart of Carrickfergus, Dobbins Bar offers a great atmosphere, real coal burning fire, “craic”, quality service, top class food and most importantly a great pint of Guinness!!

From March to December we have live entertainment every Friday night as well as selected Saturday evenings! 

We serve  many local beers and spirits as well as the more established international brands. 

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