Iona Hostel, Iona Hostel, Iona, Argyll, PA76 6SW
Tucked into the rocky outcrops at the north end of the island, Iona Hostel has spectacular views to Staffa and the Treshnish Isles, and beyond Rhum to the Black Cuillins of Skye. The hostel is situated on the working croft of Lagandorain (the hollow of the otter).
This land has been worked for countless generations, creating the familiar Hebridean patchwork of wildflower meadow, crops and grazing land, home to an amazing variety of plants and birds. It offers quiet sanctuary for those that seek it, within easy reach of island activities.
Whether travelling on your own, with friends, or as part of one of our many visiting groups, Iona Hostel offers you a warm welcome – with the best views this side of heaven. 4 star STB. Green Tourism Gold Award. We regret no dogs.This accommodation is featured on our map of Mull, Arran and West Coast of Scotland and here is its own website.
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21: 1×2, 2×4, 1×5, 1×6.
All year, closed 11am-1pm for cleaning – no curfew.
£21.00 adult / £17.50 under 10's (bedding included).
You cannot bring your car onto Iona, but there is free parking in Fionnphort on Mull at the Columba Centre. Iona Hostel is the last building at the north end of the island, 2 km from the pier and up beyond the abbey.
Caledonian Macbrayne ferry service from Oban or Mull 08705 650000. For buses on Mull 01546 604695. Taxi service on Iona 0781 0325990.
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An island sanctuary for those that seek it
Iona Hostel offer quiet sanctuary for those that seek it. Make time to visit and you may find an Artist in Resident, capturing the light over the sea and the patchwork of Hebridean wildflower meadows. The hostel is simply and comfortably furnished. In a glorious wild setting it is also close to the Islands activities. It has five bedrooms and a friendly open-plan kitchen and living space with a wood burning stove. Find out more about the recent Artist in Resident here.
Quiet sanctuary for those that seek it.
Iona is settled into it’s quite winter retreat. Peaceful and welcoming. Iona Hostel is open and warm all winter, tucked into the rocky outcrops at the north end of the island. The Hostel on the croft of Lagandorain offers quiet sanctuary for those that seek it with spectacular views of the Isles and mountains. Ideal for artists in residence and those passing through. Come and walk by the winter surf.
Our Sheppard’s Bothy is tucked among rocky outcrops by the sea. A lovely secluded spot, quiet and yet within three or four minutes walk of the Hostel.
A perfect place for a romantic getaway.
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