• Stay in Kirkwall
  • Stay in Kirkwall
  • Stay in Kirkwall
Stay in Kirkwall


Ayre Houses, Kirkwall, Orkney KW15 1QX
Tel: +44(0)1856 875477
Mobile: +44(0)7746 559749


The Peedie Hostel (Peedie is an Orcadian word meaning 'small') is a quaint hostel overlooking the harbour in the town of Kirkwall, and lies within easy strolling distance of the town centre and local attractions including Kirkwall's magnificent medieval Cathedral.

The hostel is housed in two recently renovated fishermen's cottages, to provide a touch of luxury at a budget price.

Most rooms have views over Kirkwall harbour, Kirkwall Bay or the Peedie sea looking across to Wideford Hill.


Cyclists & motorcyclists (there is a courtyard in the grounds of the hostel where you can leave bikes/motorbikes), back-packers and budget travellers.

Located in the town centre, The Peedie Hostel is a short walk to local shops, bars and restaurants, the Pickaquoy cinema, swimming pool and other leisure facilities.

Note: When booking in groups, payment is required 1 month in advance of arrival and is non-refundable.


2 single rooms
4 twin bedded rooms
2 x 4 bed family or dorm rooms


Beds in a dorm room £25 per bed per night.
Twin room (1 x bunk bed) £50-60 per night per room
Single room £30-50 per night


3 kitchens - all fully equipped including fridge, cooker, microwave and conventional oven. One of the kitchens has a washing machine and tumble dryer (coin operated). Washing lines in the courtyard may be used.
Free wireless internet access throughout property.
Free on-street parking adjacent to the building.
3 bathrooms.
Residents lounge with large flat screen TV (some rooms have their own TVs).
Linen - linen (except towels) provided. Towels can be supplied on request for £1.00 per towel. Money can be left in our honesty box.

We also have a few luggage lockers for departing guests who wish to leave their belongings whilst going out for the day but who are not staying the next night. Key rental for these lockers is £1.00.