Backpackers Stop
Backpackers Stop 

Our Accommodation

The Backpackers Stop is situated in the village of Tarbert on the Isle of Harris in the Outer Hebrides.
The Backpackers Stop is a simple but comfortable Hostel for travellers, with everything you need for a welcoming stay on the Island. 
The Hostel has a fully equipped kitchen.  
Tea/coffee (instant and ground), milk and sugar available throughout your stay * Basic self service breakfast  all at no extra charge. 
* Breakfast consists of: wide selection of branded cereals, porridge, (incl Gluten Free) white and brown bread, juice, jams, and fresh  eggs from our hens (when they lay)  both soya and almond milk available. However please be aware that we cannot cater for all dietary requirements.
A separate common room with;  usb sockets, computer, Sky Q, reading books, guide books and island literature
Communal shower rooms and toilets on both floors.
Sleeping accommodation:
Top floor  Female only - 1 x 8 beds (split into 2 adjoined rooms of 4 beds)
First floor  1x6 beds and 1x 8 beds
All dorms have usb and plug sockets.
All beds are freshly made up for your arrival.
Towels are supplied for your convenience.
 Free Wifi throughout the building.
Travel cot/ highchair included in price for family bookings.
Pets are welcome in private dorm bookings only, (includes dog bed).
Laundry facilities £6 (incl detergent /softner)
Outside Washing clothes Line
Bike shed.
Free on street parking  in front of the building.(subject to spaces available)
We do not allow unders 16s to use the shared dorms. Bookings will only be accepted if under 16s are staying in private dorms. (Family bookings)


Whole dorm bookings for larger groups, and families are available when booked in advance.

Sole use group bookings available (discounted in low season only 1st Nov - 1st April) Booking essential

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  We are located at:

Backpackers Stop

Main Street


Isle of Harris


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9 am - 9 pm



11 am - 9 pm

01859 502742



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