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 mi and the closest village Vík is 4.3 mi from the property. The Dyrhólaey peninsula is located 9.9 mi from The Barn. The distance to Reykjavík’s Keflavík International Airport is 138 mi.

Couples in particular 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:

  • Katelyn
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Very clean. Pleasant stay. Kitchen had everything we needed!
  • Jose
    Costa Rica Costa Rica
    Nice place to stay with the family I really recommend the place if you wanna do that
  • Anthony
    Venezuela Venezuela
    First time doing shared rooms. I must say that it was a really positive experience. Each bed had a curtain that provided a decent amount of privacy for each person. Beds were clean and comfy.

Area info

Amenities of The Barn
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Shared kitchen
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Lockers
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Smoke-free property
  • 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 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM


From 5:30 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's 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 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

  • The prices at The Barn may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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