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A warm welcome awaits you at the Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel Derry / Londonderry Hotel. Combining warmth and elegance with modern facilities, The Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel is the ideal venue whether you travel for business or for pleasure. The hotel is located five minutes from Derry city and is on the main route from Derry-Londonderry to the famous Giant's Causeway. All guests are perfectly positioned to experience both the vibrancy of the historic Walled City and the stunning natural beauty of the North Coast. The Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel is the closest located hotel for the City of Derry Airport which is just 1km away. With just fifty-seven guest bedrooms we place an emphasis on personal service & a friendly attention to detail.

tripadvisor certificate of excellence 2016The newly refurbished Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel has a fantastic Leisure Centre comprising of a 20 meter pool, sauna, gymnasium and day spa. The Fabulous Bistro & Grill offers a Carvery lunch daily and scrumptious evening A La Carte. The 68 Clooney Bar offers live music every weekend and also have delicious bar food available every day! The friendliest welcome awaits families and business delegates to enjoy one of modern ensuite bedrooms.

Hotel facilities include:
57 Ensuite Bedrooms
5 Fully Equipped Function Rooms
State of the art leisure complex including
20 meter swimming pool, children’s play pool,
Sauna, steam room, gymnasium and
Award winning beauty salon
Bistro & Grill serving mouthwatering cuisine
Bubbles Bar with live music most weekends


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    • 24 hour reception
    • 100% smoke-free hotel
    • Restaurant on-site
    • Breakfast served from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (Monday through Saturday) and 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.(Sunday) Price: €8.50 per person or €8.95 per person if taken on morning prior to booking.
    • Cocktail lounge
    • Golf courses nearby
    • Guest laundry, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Safe deposit box
    • Free parking
    • Meeting facilities
    • Conference facilities
    • Interior corridors
    • Indoor pool
    • Leisure Centre, 20m pool, sauna, steam room, gymnasium
    • Day Spa
    • Meeting
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Baggage hold
    • Steam room
    • Spa
    • Rollaway bed available for family room

Area Info


8 kilometer(s) from city walls

8 kilometer(s) from St Columbs Cathedral, Harbour Museum, Town Musuem, Guildhall


Indoor pool

Steam room


Other points of interests

Belfast City 116 Km

City Walls 8 Km

Dublin Airport 200 Km

Guildhall 9 Km

Harbour Museum 8 Km

St Columbus Cathedral 8 Km

Town Museum 8 Km

The hotel is located less than a mile from City of Derry Airport on the main Londonderry to Limavady road - 3km


“68 Clooney Restaurant” is the perfect location for lunch or dinner, business or pleasure. The philosophy behind the food on offer is simplicity; it is fresh local produce prepared with a modern twist. The Head Chef Noel Ward and his highly qualified team have developed an imaginative and exciting menu which uses only the finest local ingredients, ensuring that each dish is packed full of flavour and the dishes speak for themselves.

The quality of the food offering has recently been recognized through the Northern Ireland Hotel Federation’s Hotel & Guest House Restaurant Awards, with ’68 Clooney’ being awarded the coveted first prize. The rationale behind Noel’s award winning menu is based on seasonality and aims to showcase the quality of the local produce and deliver on the ‘real local food’ experience. The award winning menu is now available to sample at “68 Clooney”.

The hotel recently purchased a baby grand piano to add an extra element to dining at 68 Clooney. Currently the pianist plays every Saturday night from 8pm and on Sundays so book now for the perfect night/afternoon of food, wine and music.

Restaurant Opening Hours

Breakfast served 7am - 10am (Monday - Saturday) 8am - 10am (Sunday)

Lunch served 12 - 2.30pm

Dinner served 5 – 9.30pm

Famous Sunday Carvery - 4 course Carvery Lunch every Sunday with a wide selection of starters, main courses and homemade desserts all for only £15.50.

Intimate Dining

Private Dining can be arranged for any occasion - special catered menus are available please contact the hotel with your request.

Bistro & Grill Restaurant, on premises, Full Service, International, Open for: dinner,

68 Clooney Bar, on premises, Bar/Lounge, International, Open for: lunch,

8.00 kilometer(s) from McDonald's, Fast Food, American, Open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner,

8.00 kilometer(s) from Chinese and Indian, Bar/Lounge, American, Open for: dinner, restaurants


The Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel is an established favourite for it's banqueting and conference facilities in Derry-Londonderry. Conveniently located 1km from the City of Derry Airport, and located 10 minutes from the city centre.

Conference Suites include:

Garden Suite





Our range of meeting facilities offers us the flexibility to host Derry business and corporate events for almost any size.  The managment team at the BEST WESTERN PLUS White Horse Hotel ia committed to providing the highest level of service and to making your corporate event in Londonderry a successful one. 

Map and Directions

From all directions:

The Best Western Plus White Horse Hotel is located on the outskirts of Londonderry with a direct route to Antrim Coast or Donegal.

 From Dublin:

Continue forward, and then join the M50 motorway (signposted Belfast), at Junction 3 (Junction with M1/M50 Dublin Western Motorway) continue forward onto the M1 (signposted Belfast, Dublin Airport), at Junction 7 continue forward onto the M1 toll motorway (signposted Belfast), at Junction 18 continue forward onto the N1 (signposted Belfast). Continue forward onto the A1 (You are entering Northern Ireland), at Hillsborough Roundabout take the 1st exit onto Hillsborough, at roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Hillsborough Road, A1 (signposted Lisburn)At Sprucefield Roundabout take the 2nd exit, then merge onto the M1 (signposted The North, Belfast), at Junction 1 continue forward onto Westlink, A12 (signposted The North, M2, M3) Entering Belfast, at traffic signals continue forward, then join the M2 motorway (signposted The North, Larne, International Airport, Docks (North), at Junction 2 take left hand lanes to continue with the M2 motorway (signposted The North, Larne, Belfast International Airport, Derry), at Junction 1 continue forward onto the M22 motorway (signposted Derry, Cookstown). Turn right onto Moneynick Road, A6 (signposted Randalstown). Turn left onto Main Street, B52 turn right onto Crosskeys Road , Turn left onto Clooney Road, Arrive on Clooney Road.


68 Clooney Road
BT473PA, Londonderry, Ireland

  • Phone: +44 2871 860 606
  • Fax: +44 2871 861 438

Hotel information

  • GPS latitude: 55.0248
  • GPS longitude: -7.2582
  • Number of Guest Rooms: 57
  • Non-smoking Rooms: 57
  • Hotel Ratings: 4 Star
  • Check-In: 15:00:00
  • Check-out: 12:00:00
  • No pets allowed.


  • 24 hour reception
  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Restaurant on-site
  • Breakfast served from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (Monday through Saturday) and 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.(Sunday) Price: €8.50 per person or €8.95 per person if taken on morning prior to booking.
  • Cocktail lounge