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The Promenade, Douglas, Isle of Man

The Isle of Man town of Douglas is the island’s capital. If you’re visiting by ferry from Belfast, Liverpool, Heysham or Dublin you’ll be arriving at Douglas to begin your holiday. From there, you can drive to other Isle of Man towns (the furthest is within forty minutes), or stay in the island's bustling centre with an extensive choice of beautiful Promenade hotels, seaside B&Bs and cottages. During your visit, be sure to enjoy the traditional and modern attractions that have made the area so popular. Ride the Manx Electric Railway or the steam railway from Douglas to Port Erin, or travel along the promenade by horse-drawn tram.

Douglas with its classic seaside resort feel is also the Isle of Man's main business and shopping centre. Major attractions include the Manx Museum offering a definitive insight into the history of the Isle of Man. The National Sports Centre is also here, containing a leisure pool and fitness facilities, pluas an on-site cafe. From Douglas, you’ll also be able to see St. Mary’s Isle and the Tower of Refuge or to watch a live show or performance at the Villa Marina and Gaiety Theatre. The Isle of Man TT course begins in Douglas and whether you need Isle of Man TT accommodation or somewhere to stay for a relaxing holiday in any season, you’ll find the perfect Douglas accommodation for you - browse below and book online with iknow.

Getting Here

Island capital Douglas sits on the central east coast of the island and is the most accessible, with Manx Ferries and the Steam Packet docking at Douglas Harbour. The Isle of Man is just 36 miles long and 12 miles wide, so based in central Douglas you're within an easy drive of island attractions to the north and south, or a scenic steam railway ride south or vintage electric tram ride north away. Main island motorway routes the A1, A5 and A2 branch out from Douglas and Ronaldsway Airport just to the south via the A5 is an easy drive from the capital.

Where to Stay

The island's largest and most varied choice of accommodation is in Douglas. Beautiful heritage seafront hotels flank Douglas Bay's great sweeping promenade and the capital has a fantastic choice of stylish bed and breakfast accommodation just a few minutes' walk from main business and shopping centres. Deluxe contemporary apartments are plentiful and the Isle of Man's business centre offers a wealth of premier conference, wedding and events hotels with in-house restaurants. Browse Douglas accommodation choice below and book online or direct with iknow.

Accommodation in Douglas

  • St Marks   (5.5 miles from the centre of Douglas)
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    4 star gold, self catered accommodation in the Isle of Man. Sleeps up to 4 people. Family friendly with spacious garden and BBQ. Free Wi-Fi. Close to Douglas amenities
     
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  • Baldrine   (4.4 miles from the centre of Douglas)
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    Holiday lodge on the Isle of Man, offering self catering accommodation. A perfect, peaceful retreat with views of the Snaefell Mountain. 4 miles from the TT.
     
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  • Onchan   (1.6 miles from the centre of Douglas)
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    Two bedroom detached cottage in Onchan near Douglas on the Isle of Man with a secluded rear garden and conservatory. Stylish throughout. Close to shops and beach. Sleeps 3.
     
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  • Douglas   (0.4 miles from the centre of Douglas)
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    Self catering holiday apartments in Douglas, close to all attractions. Sleeping up to six people, ideal for business or leisure holidays on the Isle of Man.
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  • Douglas   (0.1 miles from the centre of Douglas)
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    Our 4 Star Deluxe Apartments are located on the Loch Promenade of Douglas, the capital of the Isle of Man and offer luxury accommodation for 2-7 persons.
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  • Douglas   (0.8 miles from the centre of Douglas)
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    Promenade hotel B&B in Douglas with views of the Bay. Families and groups welcome, excellent service, WiFi and residents bar. Optional breakfast. Great central location.
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