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FAQ 2018-03-05T20:52:37+00:00

The Sail Loft is open all year round.

Earliest check in is from 4.00 pm.  Latest check in is 9.00 pm.  We kindly ask that you check out by 10.00 am.  For any timings out with these, please contact us.

We have a debit/credit card machine on site. Bookings and payments may be made in advance via our secure website booking facility.

The Sail Loft is a great place for individuals, groups and families to stay. The accessible single bed room and the 4 and 6 bed rooms are on the ground floor. The 2 and 3 bed rooms are on the first floor, accessed by stairs. The Reception, the lounge and open plan kitchen and dining areas are on the ground floor. A wood burning stove can be lit in the lounge. Cots and cot bedding are available for use.

All bedding is provided but you must take your own towels or hire from us at £2. In the kitchen, we provide tea, coffee, hot chocolate, sugar, salt, a selection of herbs and spices, cooking oil, cling film, tin foil, washing up and cleaning products.  We have a hot tub set within the walled garden (available by booking). There is also a BBQ facility.

Yes, The Sail Loft has been designed and furnished with families in mind.  Infants under 3 years can stay free of charge.  Cots and cot bedding are available free of charge (please check availability). Guests aged 3 and over are subject to the full bed rate.  Highchairs and a selection of toys and games are also available.

Yes, well behaved dogs are welcome to stay in designated rooms. There is an additional charge of £5 per night per dog.  Availability must be checked at time of booking.  Pets may not enter the kitchen/dining areas.  Owners are responsible for their pets, keeping them under control at all times and cleaning up after them while on site.

There is free parking for 7 vehicles immediately outside the main entrance door, plus plenty more free parking just a minute’s walk away.

Yes, we have a lockable area with racks for up to 25 cycles.  We also have a cycle wash area.

The Sail Loft has an electronic entry system. You will be provided with a key for accessing the building and your bedroom. Each bed is also provided with a secure lockable storage drawer.  However, The Sail Loft takes no responsibility for any personal belongings left within the building.

Yes, we have a laundry room with two coin operated washing machines and tumble dryers and ironing facilities. There is also a drying room with dehumidifier and ample hanging space and racks for outdoor gear.

The hostel kitchen has two four ring hobs, two combi oven/microwaves, two standard fridges, kettles and toasters. The kitchen is very well equipped with all utensils, crockery, glassware and cutlery needed. Large pots and pans are also provided.

Due to its location, mobile signal and reception can be limited for some networks and devices within The Sail Loft and nearby area. Free Wifi is available on site.

Yes, we have free Wifi throughout The Sail Loft.  Please ask a member of staff for the access code.

We do not allow any pets inside the hostel.  However, we do accept registered assistance dogs – please let us know when booking if you, or one of your group, is travelling with an assistance dog.

Yes, The Sail Loft is located near the centre of Portsoy. Click here for more information.

There are lots of things to see and do in the local area. Click here for more information.

The Sail Loft Bunkhouse accommodation offers  -  2 people stay for the price of 1 on the following dates:
17th & 18th March 2018 – Portsoy Book Festival weekend, find event details here
23rd & 24th March 2018 – Scottish Traditional Boat Festival Fundraising dinner, find event details here
5th & 6th May 2018 - 6 Harbour Walk, find event details here

Available by booking via email or phone only, email: contact@portsoysailloft.org or tel:  tel:01261 842222