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 4 km and the closest village Vík is 7 km from the property. The Dyrhólaey peninsula is located 16 km from The Barn. The distance to Reykjavík’s Keflavík International Airport is 222 km.

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

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Free private parking available on-site


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Edwin
    Netherlands Netherlands
    I stayed in the a dormroom, but the bed felt very private because of the curtains. Very clean. Nice bar/recreational area.
  • Raluca
    Romania Romania
    Confy beds, amazing decor and design of the whole place, great location.
  • Fabio
    United States United States
    Very cool hostess with an amazing view over the black beach and the mountains. Also the bar server really nice icelandic beer.

Property surroundings

Facilities of The Barn
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • 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
  • Latvian
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Russian

House rules

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


From 15:00 to 23:30


From 05:30 to 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

0 - 3 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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FAQs about The Barn

  • 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.

  • The Barn is 2.1 miles from the centre of Vík. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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