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Why to book with us?
  • Stylish contemporary accommodation
  • Perfect for business or leisure breaks
  • Alluring contemporary winebar
  • Traditional Irish Snug Bar to relax
  • Conference and meeting facilities
  • Wedding, Event and Private Party facilities
  • Free WIFI throughout
  • Over 150 Free car parking spaces

By Road


From Belfast

Distance: 73 miles / 117 km Time: 1hr 30 mins.

The M2/A6 runs directly from Belfast to L’Derry.

Exit routes are clearly marked from the city to the M2 motorway north.

From the M2 you will follow signs for the A6 (signposted Londonderry). You will pass through Glenshane Pass, Dungiven and Drumahoe before entering L’Derry.

At the Altnagelvin roundabout take 3rd exit signposted City Centre, (Tesco’s located on your left hand side) continue forward on the dual carriage way towards Waterside Caw roundabout. You will pass through two smaller roundabouts before you reach the Caw Roundabout. Continue straight until you arrive at the Caw Roundabout. Stay in the left hand lane and take the 2nd exit on to a slip road. A Residential area Waterfoot Park is located here and you will see The Waterfoot Hotel is located on the immediate right.

From Dublin

Distance: 145 miles / 232 km Time: 3.5 hours approx


From Dublin take the N2 north to Derry, (Derry is clearly signposted on the M50). Travel to Slane, Ardee, Carrickmacross, Castleblaney, Monaghan, and into Northern Ireland at Aughnacloy.

From there travel on the A5 to Omagh and Strabane you will pass through New Buildings before entering L’Derry.
You will arrive at junction for Craigavon Bridge L’Derry, continue forward to Duke Street A2.

At Duke Street roundabout take 2nd exit on to Waterside link (sign posted for Limavady & Coleraine)
At Waterside roundabout take 1st exit on to King St, turn left at traffic signals onto A2 (signposted Limavady & Coleraine)
At Caw roundabout take 1st exit to Waterfoot Hotel.


From Galway

Distance: Approx 160 miles / 256 km Time: 3.5 /4 hours approx.

From Galway take the N17 north to Derry, & (Sligo).Travel to Clairemorris, Knock, Sligo.
From Sligo follow the N15 North (Lifford)Travel passed Bundoran, Donegal Town, Ballyshannon.

At Ballybofey / Stranolar take N13 to Letterkenny.
On approach to Letterkenny down steep hill to Dry Arch Roundabout. Turn right at roundabout following signs to Derry.
Pass Newtowncunningham and arrive at Bridgend.

From Bridgend cross border into Northern Ireland. Follow signs for airport and Foyle Bridge, cross the Foyle Bridge
At the Caw roundabout take the 3rd exit.

Hotel is located on the Caw Roundabout and has ample free car parking.


Translink/Ulsterbus operates a regular bus service throughout Northern Ireland The bus terminal is located on Foyle Street and has a regular local transfer to the Waterside. The nearest bus stop is a 2 minute walk from the hotel.

By Train

Rail travel from within Northern Ireland is regular as there is a daily service from Belfast to Derry.

From you need to change at Belfast central for your connection to Derry.

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By Air

Airport Information.

Derry Airport.

The City of Derry Airport is 7 miles from the Waterfoot hotel.

There are direct domestic flights from Dublin, London Stansted, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow International, Glasgow Prestwick, East Midlands & Liverpool.

International flights are available from Alicante & Malaga. 
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Belfast Airport

Belfast International Airport is 65 miles from the Waterfoot Hotel.
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Belfast George Best City airport is 75 miles from the Waterfoot Hotel.

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Dublin Airtport

Dublin Airport is a three hour drive from Derry and is serviced by flights from all major international cities.

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There is a taxi rank at the airport and transfer to the hotel costs £10.


All of the major car rental companies have desks at the City Of Derry Airport and at Dublin and Belfast.

Check out the following sites:

Desmond Motors Ford Rental - 02871 812222


Direct Coach service to & from Derry City centre and Derry City Airport, Belfast City and Belfast International Airport

Waterfoot Hotel

Caw Roundabout
BT47 6TB Waterside, Derry/L Derry
Northern Ireland

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