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Chalmersquoy, KW17 2BZ, Scotland
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The Barn
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely warm welcome from Michael and Teenie. Our motorhome was a little heavy for the regular grass camping area, so they gave us the best of alternatives - at the front of The Barn overlooking Pierowall Bay and watched by inquisitive seals. It wasn't necessary to step outside to watch the wonderful sunsets over the bay, but we did! Westray... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stayed here several times , Allways polite reception ,clean tidy , lovely homely place peacefull and really good value for money . Situated at end of village well within walking distance for all ammunitys Would recommend and will stay again . regards W.T.McCracken.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We stayed two nights at this small well equiped hostel,all very clean. A lovely spacious lounge overlooking the beautiful bay, where we could sit in the evening watching the seals in the water, much more interesting than the telly. The hosts very friendly and welcoming and knowledgable about the island. Stay in one night and cook some fish from the... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We spent 2 nights here in our demountable campervan in a sunny but freezing cold May. The campsite at the Barn is a super little site - it is nice & level, with grassy pitches and electric hookup. We received a really warm welcome from the owner- it's not often you are actually thanked for visiting their island! We will... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Nice hosts! Small but nice rooms, same goes for the kitchen. Very nice lofty lounge with books, tv and stereo. Easy distance to the town centre. A bus service runs to the ferry but has to be ordered in advance.

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

I have stayed at the Barn twice now and if I ever visit again it will be my first choice for accommodation. I have spent many happy summers on the island of Westray, visiting my grandparents but after they sadly died I needed to find accommodation for a group of 9 of us to attend my grandparents funeral. From initial... More

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Largs, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
37 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

The Barn is a lovely, cosy and welcoming place at the south end of Pierowall, the main village on Westray. Despite a slight mix-up with the booking (which was probably partly my fault chopping-and-changing) we were accommodated no problem and given a very warm welcome, which you’ll find it very typical of everyone you’ll meet on Westray. The room we... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

The Barn is situated in the tiny village of Pierowall on the Island of Westray in the Orkney Islands. The location is perfect, right on the harbour of this picturesque little village, looking out over the sea to Papa Westray. Recently rennovated accommodation is in excellent order with a comfortable double room and shower and toilet just next-door. the kitchen... More

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013 via mobile

As Orkney residents we decided to spend the weekend in Westray and booked the family room at the Barn. For hostel accommodation the Barn facilities are exceptional with everything that you may require. During our weekend in Westray and Papay Westray we were gifted with wonderful weather with the result that we spent most of our time out and about.... More

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Christchurch, New Zealand
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

great kitchen great living room. Clean and adequate bedrooms. Good bathrooms. Warm despite poor weather outside. Would be great base for longer stay. We only stayed one night. Hope to return one day. Close to Pierowall centre.

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Address: Chalmersquoy, KW17 2BZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Orkney Islands > Westray
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The Barn Westray, Orkney Islands

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