The Barn is located near the village of Vík between the Mýrdalsjölill Glacier and the southern coast of Iceland. This hostel provides free WiFi and complimentary parking on site.

The double rooms come with a shared bathroom, some present a view over the nearby mountains. Dormitory beds with blackout drapes are available.

The Barn features a communal kitchen and an information desk. Guests are provided lockers for their personal belongings. A hostel bar is at your disposal.

The Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach is 2.5 miles and the closest village Vík is 4.3 miles from the property. The Dyrhólaey peninsula is located 9.9 miles from The Barn. The distance to Reykjavík’s Keflavík International Airport is 137.9 miles.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

The Barn has been welcoming guests since 24 Oct 2018.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Free private parking available on-site


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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Yes, towels and bed linens are included and are provided at arrival.
    Answered on 22 October 2019
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    All our lockers are locked with keys that we provided. There is no need to use other lockers.
    Answered on 30 November 2019
  • Is there a kitchen to cook our own meals?
    Hi Yes we have a kitchen for the guests. Please let us know if you have any other questions Best Regards
    Answered on 16 February 2022
  • Hello- we are a church youth group. We would need dormitory rooms to ourselves and separated by the boys and the girls. We have 6 boys and 2 adult..
    Hello Please send us an email to our email. with your requests and we will do our best to help you Best Regards
    Answered on 16 February 2022
  • Hi! Are all beds double?? Two children will be able to sleep in one?? Takk
    Hello Not all the beds are double, we have single beds also, and yes, 2 children can sleep in one double bed. Please let me know if you have any other questions
    Answered on 8 March 2022
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of The Barn Great facilities! Review score, 9.3
  • Shared kitchen
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Lockers
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Romanian

House rules

The Barn takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 23:30


05:30 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

FAQs about The Barn

  • The Barn is 2.1 miles from the centre of Vík.

  • The Barn offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at The Barn is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • The prices at The Barn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Barn by:

      • Car 3h