Ayres Rock Hostel, Ayre, Coo Road, Sanday, Orkney KW17 2AY
Call Julie or Paul on 01857 600410
OverviewSanday is the perfect place to take time out, with long stretches of unspoilt sandy beaches, an abundance of birds, seals and other wildlife, glittering seas, clear air and spectacular skies. Those lucky enough to live here enjoy a rare quality of life in a small, friendly and safe community. Ayre's Rock Hostel has accreditation by VisitScotland and is rated at 4 stars. There are two twin rooms and one family en suite room. A conservatory and lounge area with expansive views over the Holms of Ire offers a comfortable place to relax after a day's exploration. A kitchen is available for self-catering, . One and two berth camping pods are available.
Beds & Rooms:8 : 2x2 (twin), 1x4 (en suite).
Open:All year. 8am to 10pm.
Price per night:From £19.50pp. Twin room single occupant £23.50. Groups from £60. Camping pods from £18.50pp. Twin pod £35. Cooked breakfast £8.00. Evening meals from £12.50
Booking:Book online, phone or email.
Directions:6 miles from Loth ferry terminal and 2 miles from Sanday air field.
Public Transport:Direct ferry from Kirkwall Pier to the Loth terminal in Sanday takes 1 hr 20 minutes. Passenger fares approx £16 rtn. Flying direct from Kirkwall airport to Sanday takes 11 minutes and a return flight approx £65. For local buses and taxi phone 01857 600410.
Walks:Long Distance Walks
This accommodation allows dogs by arrangement, is by the sea, is available to individuals and has a pub within walking distance. It is on the Re-opening for Summer 2020 page, the Small Hostels Map and the Visit Britain COVID-19 Risk Assessment Good to Go scheme.
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We’re ‘Good to go’
July 9th 2020
Ayres Rock Hostel is now ‘Good to go’ certified from travel Britain. That means we’ve followed all the guidelines necessary to ensure a safe stay at our wonderful Hostel on the Isle of Sanday.
Beaches unlike any other in the British Isles, Sanday is the perfect spot for your post lockdown break. See nature at its finest with birds and seals being frequent visitors to the area. Or take a trip to some of the rugged cliff faces and gaze out to sea. There’s a whole world to see over here don’t let it pass you by. Click here to see the measures we’ve put in place for safe visits, or you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for enquiries.
Ayres Rock Hostel on the Isle of Sanday is taking bookings from July
June 22nd 2020
Read on to see the Covid aware safety measures that are now place. We are not taking deposits at the moment, to keep thing very flexible for guests
Watch this video to find out why Sanday is such an amazing location for a holiday and to see how Ayres Rock Hostel is getting ready to welcome visitors back safely.
Where can 4 people stay for £12:50 each per night ?
February 29th 2020
Ayres Rock Camping Pods under our 2 Pod promotion that’s where. Visit and enjoy the most stunning beaches in Orkney on your doorstep.
Sanday has the most stunning beaches in Orkney and at the hosts at Ayres Rock Hostel, Paul and Julie, have good local knowledge on the best places to visit for wildlife and scenery.
In the grounds of Ayres Rock Hostel, overlooking the shoreline are three glamping pods. Each one sleeps 2 people and normally costs £35 per night, but with this two pod offer you can hire two pods for £50, so four people can enjoy this lovely glamping accommodation £12.50 each. Availability, terms and conditions apply. Get in touch for more details.