Backpackers Stop, Main Street, Tarbert, Isle of Harris, HS3 3DJ

Situated in the village of Tarbert on the Isle of Harris, Backpackers Stop is a comfortable hostel for travellers. There is a self-catering kitchen, a lounge, 4 dorms and shared toilet & shower rooms. Tarbert is the island’s main settlement and serves as a focal point and transport hub for the area. Backpackers Stop is close to the ferry & bus and to the shops, cafés, bars and restaurants of this vibrant village. The Backpackers Stop is a handy base for exploring the distillery, Harris Tweed and sandy beaches of Harris, as well as a pit stop for those walking or cycling the islands. Ideal when arriving or leaving the island by ferry. Linen, duvets and towels are provided. All dorms have USB sockets and free WiFi is available throughout the hostel. Free tea and coffee are available all day and a basic self service breakfast provided. Entry is via a keycode system.

This accommodation is featured on our map of West coast of Scotland, Skye and the Hebrides and here is its own website.
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Rooms & Beds:

22: 4 rooms


1st March – 10th November. All year round for large groups/private use.

Price per night:

£22 per person.


Book by telephone or email. Deposit or prepayment is not required unless there are 4 or more in a group. Payment two weeks prior to arrival for groups of 4 or more. Booking is advised as there is limited accommodation in Tarbert.


Situated on Main Street in Tarbert. Main Street is a one way street between the chip shop and Essence of Harris candle shop. Arriving off the ferry continue round the one way system. The hostel is the big yellow building. Travelling from Leverburgh or Stornoway the hostel is in the village of Tarbert.

Public Transport:

Uig / Tarbert ferry bus services for the islands.

This accommodation is by the sea, is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance, has availability this New Year and is on the The Hebridean Way and the Skye and the Hebrides map.

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