The Barn - Quality Hostel Accommodation

The Barn, once an old farm building, was completely renovated and opened as a hostel in May 2000. Although a warm modern building, it contains loads of character and many who come say it is “better than a hostel – more like a hotel”.

The excellent kitchen facilities turns cooking on holiday into an enjoyable experience. You can choose to eat in or you might want to eat out at the local hotel just along the road.

The Barn is popular with groups and families sharing a holiday. A special daily rate for exclusive bookings is available.

One of the most favourite features of The Barn is the spacious lounge area sometimes called “the laft”. It is situated on the upper floor and overlooks Pierowall Bay. In fact every room in The Barn has a superb sea view.


Room 1 is a large bedroom comprising one double and two single beds or four single beds. With en-suite facilities this is an ideal family room.  Special rate for four-sharing.

Room 2 is a twin room with bunkbeds and has wheelchair access. It is situated next to a shower and toilet suitable for disabled persons.  Rooms 3 and 4 are twin bunk rooms, similar to Room 2.

Room 5 is slightly larger than the twin rooms and has a double bed and a sink in the room.


There is a very spacious lounge with TV/DVD.


The kitchen has
Kitchen table and 6 chairs
2 electric cookers
Fridge freezer
Kitchen utensils

Utility Room

There is a well equipped utility room (shared with campers)
Washing machine
Ironing board
2 toilets and wash hand basins
1 shower


(Sleeps 12)

Adult: £25 pppn
Adult concessions: £23 pppn (seniors or students)
Child: £18 pppn
Bunk-room: £33 (single occupancy)


Room 1: £75 (4 single beds) per night
Room2: £58 for double/2 persons) Whole Barn: £210 per night, £190 per night for two or more nights

Deposits: 25% non-refundable deposit required for all bookings over £300.