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Hlíð Travel Service

Hraunbrún, 660 Mývatn

Hlid offers different kind of accommodation:

Guesthouse / Hraunbrún: Sleeping bag accommodation in four beds rooms without private bathroom.  Shared well equipped kitchen, dining room, wc and showers.

Small huts: Private huts - 6 huts, 5  9m2 each with two beds, facilites - wc and kitchen available 50m away. 

Big huts-Apartments:  Summer houses - 50m2, sleeping 6 persons in 2 bedrooms and a sleeping attic, bathroom, kitchen and a livingroom with beautiful vista over the Mývatn area.

Hotel rooms:  Guesthouse - 9 double rooms with private facilities. Small lounge for making tea and coffee all day.

Camping place:  The Hlíð camping is conveniently located on the northern shore of lake Mývatn, by the village of Reykjahlid. It´s only 5 minutes walk from the Tourist info and supermarket. From the camping there is fantastic view over the lake and the lavafield. We offer good facilities for tents and trailers and electricity is accessible. Warm showers are free of charge for guests and laundry service is available as well.

Hlid offers all kinds of entertainment, such as bike rental, playground for children and barbeque.  It´s perfect  to rent a bike for the day and ride around the lake. The distance is 37km, mostly flat road, with great views of the area, lake and birds. There is also the possibility of hiking in the area. There are many different trails, for short or longer walks. We provide you all necessary information for these hikes. There is an information center for tourists in the area that is well worth visiting. There is also a swimming pool, nature baths, golf course , cafés, restaurants and bars.


Dalvík – Gimli HI Hostel

Vegamót, 620 Dalvík

Three cottages, each 15 sqm. with a double bed and a sofa bed, basic kitchen facilities with double stove tops, refrigerator and most utilities and tools for simple cooking. WC but no shower, guests  have free access to the Dalvík Swimming Pool which is only 250m away. Hot tub in the garden. Accommodation may be appropriate for 3 adults or a family with 2 to 3 children.
Located at the southern entrance of Dalvik, opposite Olís gas station.

The Old House is a 30 sqm,  nearly 100 years old "cottage" with a history. It is newly renovated in the old original style and is a friendly and romantic place to stay in. Kitchen, bathroom with shower, living room with TV and a number of television channels, free wireless Internet. Sofa bed in the living room,  mattresses on a sleeping loft . Hot tub in the garden.  Sleeps max 4 adults and possibly more if there is a family with younger children.
Located at the southern entrance of Dalvik, opposite Olís gas station.

Dalvík – Gimli HI Hostel is a two-story house with 7 rooms, single room, a twin room, three triple rooms and one five and six bed rooms/dorms. Shared bathrooms/toilets with showers, a kitchen on both floors, lounge on the upper floor. Free wireless internet as well as computers in the living room. Elegant and beautifully decorated house which has been praised by visitors who have stayed there. Popular place for families and groups who rent the whole house for the winter holidays, the ski tournaments or around Easter and other festivals and holidays.
Located in the center of town on the main street at Hafnarbraut 4.

The Ski Hut Brekkusel: From April to the end of August we rent out accommodation in the „ski hut“ Brekkusel which is an ideal choice for small family gatherings or hiking groups. Good kitchen and a large dining hall, accommodation in beds for 25 to 30 people in two small dormitory rooms and 4 bedrooms. This accommodation needs to be booked by email or by phone.

All types of accommodation are offered as a sleeping bag accommodation or with made-up beds, guests can also take with them their own linen and we provide duvets and pillows.

Dalvik is not a big town, distances between places are all within walking distance from the accommodation, grocery store, liquor store and dry cleaning, Grímsey island ferry,  Dalvík Swimming Pool and Folk Museum, Berg Cultural House, Gregors Pub and the restaurant „Við Höfnina“, not to mention the ski area which is only 800m from the center of town!  In winter we are absolutely central in terms of skiing in the region, about 30 km to both Akureyri and Siglufjördur if guests want variety in their skiing.

Reservations can be made by visiting our websites or contact us by email at You can also call Heiða by phone 865 8391.

Gardur Stay Inn

Hvammsvegur, 845 Flúðir

Garður Stay Inn offers 4 double rooms along with 2 common bathrooms, spacious, fully equipped and bright kitchen (where you can easily prepare your meals) and big living room for relaxing after a day full of adventures in Iceland. We also have a washing machine and a dryer for your convenience. Let’s not forget about the garden (hence the name Garður, which in Icelandic mean “garden”). Beautiful oasis of peace where you can enjoy the beautiful nature of Iceland. You just need to step out of the house!

  • Check in: 14:00; Check out: 12:00
  • Free high speed Wi-Fi internet in every room
  • Free parking
  • Beautiful garden
  • Famous “Secret Lagoon” just around the corner
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Non-smoking rooms

Reykjavik - Loft HI Hostel

Bankastræti 7, 101 Reykjavík

This highly rated eco certified hostel has been voted The Best Hostel in the World by our guests. Reykjavik - Loft HI Hostel boasts a rooftop terrace over the heart of Reykjavík, that gives you a bird's eye view point of the bustling streets, in the winter time you can even catch a glimpse of the northern lights. Choose between wide range of private rooms and dorms, each equipped with private bathroom. Linen is included.

Make yourself at home in our comfortable lounge where you can pick something out of our book swap shelves, play board games and have your drink. Facilities also include free WiFi, fully equipped guest kitchen, free luggage storage upon arrival and departure. Reykjavik - Loft HI Hostel hosts concerts and other fun & cultural events a few times a week. Such as pub quizzes, karaoke nights, swap markets, arts and crafts nights, yoga and many more. All events are free entry and welcome to all. Also, there's happy hour every day between 4PM and 7PM.

We are at the reception to help you out with anything you need; give you the local scoop on our quirky city and arrange all your excursions.

Reykjavik - Loft HI Hostel is Quality & Eco Certified Hostel, run by a non-profit organization. Our aim is to contribute towards an ethically conscious and sustainable style of travelling that increases peoples’ knowledge of their environment and cultural values in all parts of the world.

Ósar Hostel

Vatnsnes, 531 Hvammstangi

Osar is located on the Vatnsnes Peninsula, 25 km north of road no. 1. In the recent years the hostel has been completely renovated.Ósar ocean beach is full of life. Seals abound and also eider ducks and other birds, and the rock Hvítserkur, which resembles a prehistoric Dinosaur, is within walking distance from the Hostel. 

The unspoiled nature, peaceful environment and a variety of recreation opportunities makes Ósar an ideal stop in an Iceland tour. In only about 5 min walk you are in unusually close contact with nature. Here guests can see a number of different birds and one of Iceland´s biggest colonies of seals , swimming only a few meters from the beach.  
A superb place for nature lovers

Broddanes HI Hostel

Broddanesskóli, 510 Hólmavík

Once upon a time school, now small friendly family-owned hostel. Broddanes is perched on a scenic peninsula on the edge of the West Fjords. It is a true nature lover’s paradise away from it all. With 180-degree windows, bird watchers don’t even have to leave the comfort of the common room to spot ducks, terns, puffins and other birds in the area. Seals can also be spotted swimming by the shore and the bird hide created from driftwood is the perfect place to enjoy the midnight sun. For those more adventurous, the hostel offers kayaks for hire to get up close to the animals that perch on the small cay just a few meters from your door.

The hostel is located on road no. 68, about 240 km away from Reykjavík and about 35 km south of Hólmavík. Coming from Reykjavík you turn off road no. 1 just north of Staðarskáli in Hrútafjörður and drive 75 km along road no. 68. No food service is at the hostel and next food store is in Hólmavík

At HI Iceland, we strive to meet and exceed the standards expected of us as a leader in sustainable travel. We take an active role in promoting sustainability within our community and we lead by example, and by good actions and practices in our operation

START Hostel

Lindarbraut 637, Ásbrú, 235 Reykjanesbær

Start Hostel is a spacious hostel located on Lindarbraut 637 in Ásbrú, Reykjanes, just an 8-minute drive from the International airport in Keflavik.

The accommodation:

Start Hostel offers a relaxing environment in spacious double/twin rooms, triple, quadruple and family rooms with private bathrooms, and good blinders. Dorm rooms have private lockers.
All our rooms have made-up beds including towels.
We also offer our guest´s a well-equipped guest kitchen and spacious sitting room. Coffee and tea are available 24 hours a day.
Start Hostel is an ideal accommodation for families. We have a children´s playground across the street.

The service:

Free wireless internet.

The ideal place to stay on arrival and also on departure is to get a good night's sleep for an early flight.

Start hostel is a proud partner of the Nap and go - safety project. Contact us directly for special Nap&go offers and availability.

The Start hostel staff is always willing and available for information and to assist you to organise your stay.

Reception is open at all hours.

Volcano Huts Þórsmörk

Húsadalur Þórsmörk via Road no. F 249 ,

Volcano Huts Þórsmörk

Volcano Huts are located in the Þórsmörk nature reserve in Iceland, situated in the Húsadalur valley, between towering glaciers and volcanoes. The area can best be described as a hiker's paradise where you will find endless hiking trails that lead you through beautiful, volcanic landscapes. Here you will experience Icelandic nature at its best and meet interesting people that share your passion for nature and adventure.

Accommodation and other services can be booked through our website  

Services at the Volcano Huts

Accommodation: Volcano Huts of fer accommodation in small cottages, shared mountain hut dormitories, private bedrooms, glamorous glamping tents and camping grounds surrounded by unique volcanic nature.

Restaurant : The LavaGrill is the heart of the Volcano Huts and offers rich and hearty meals made from local Icelandic ingredients. We offer breakfast, lunch and dinner, cakes and coffee. We can also send you off with a packed lunch. The bar offers a selection of local beers and other drinks.

Things to do: Most people come for the endless hiking trails in and around Thorsmork , while others come for a short stop and a meal at the LavaGrill. We offer access to a natural shallow pool and sauna, which are included in the accommodation. We have something for all ages, so everyone should find something to do.

Hiking trails: Some people choose to go on shorter walks and return to Volcano Huts in the afternoon, while others may venture deeper into the mountains on their way along the Laugavegur hiking trail, which connects Thorsmörk and the Landmannalaugar area or perhaps hiking in between two glaciers while hiking the Fimmvörðurháls trail.

How to get here: The best way to g et here is by bus, as you will have to cross big rivers on the way. You can take the bus from Reykjavik or at one of the several designated bus stops on Road1. Further information on how to get here is available on our website.

For further information and bookings, please visit our website , send us an email or call us on +354 419 4000.

Glamping single/double - 16

rooms - single / double - 14

cottages - for 4 pers. - 8

Cabin dorms - 34 beds

Camping 100 +

Havarí Hostel

Karlsstaðir, 765 Djúpivogur

At the farm, Karlsstaðir in Berufjörður we welcome travelers to rent out the renovated old farmhouse that was built in 1927. The view from the house is spectacular as is the nature all around. The family bought the farm in spring 2014, they left Reykjavík to chase their long-lived dream about making food, art, and music in the country under the name Havarí. The house sleeps eight in four rooms. There are many hiking paths in the area. The next town is Breiðdalsvík, 20 km, and Djúpivogur 40 km.

Havarí produces Bulsur, vegan/vegetarian sausages and Sveitasnakk, chips made from rutabaga/swedes. Svavar and Berglind make music with the bands Skakkamanage and Prins Póló.

You can preorder Bulsufeast and concert in the old barn.

Vibrant Iceland Hostel

Kaplahraun 9b, 220 Hafnarfjörður

Vibrant Iceland Hostel is a new and modern hostel in the Greater Reykjavík area. We offer premium featured enclosed bunk beds with curtains for added privacy and reading lights in shared dorm rooms.

Our custom built bunk beds are both single and double beds. Our single dorm rooms are 6, 8 and 12 bunk beds in a room and our double dorm rooms are 4 and 6 double bunk beds in a room.

We also offer a premium private room that features two single (90×200 cm) beds and a mini kitchenette. All dorm rooms can be made private for large groups upon request. We offer deals for groups, please contact us via email for a quote for a private dorm room for your group.

Midgard Adventure

Dufþaksbraut 14, 860 Hvolsvöllur

Midgard Adventure

Midgard Adventure is a Tour Operator & Travel Agency that delivers authentic experiences with local,highly experienced guides. We offer day tours and multi-day trips, either in small groups or private, to both popular and well off-the-beaten path locations. At Midgard Base Camp which is located in Hvolsvöllur, the heart of South Iceland, unique accommodation, a stunning rooftop hot tub and a lively restaurant and bar awaits you.

What separates us?

  • We are a small family-owned and operated business with a high service level

  • Our team consists of local mountaineers that all share a passion for adventure and sustainable travel

  • The service is always very personal and the experience is truly authentic

  • With us you will connect with locals and create profound memories that last a lifetime

Day Tours
We offer various kinds of day tours: highlands tours, super jeep tours, wilderness hikes, bike tours, sightseeing tours and glacier tours. Our most popular summer tours are Þórsmörk Super Jeep, Þórsmörk Hike and Landmannalaugar Day Tour. Our most popular winter tours are Þórsmörk Super Jeep, Meet Eyjafjallajökull and Midgard Surprise.

Multi Day Trips
We offer multi-day trips ranging from 2-8 days. But we can also customise multi-day trips at any length of time. Our most popular summer trip is the 4-Day Iceland Adventure Package where you experience awe-inspiring landscapes of South Iceland along with fun and exciting activities. Our most popular winter trip is the 4-Day Northern Lights Adventure. This is the perfect itinerary for a winter break with the flexibility needed for winter travel in Iceland. Both of these tours combine the whole Midgard all-in-one concept as the guests accommodate and dine at Midgard Base Camp. 

Private tours and tailor-made itineraries
We offer both private tours and tailor-made adventures. You tell us what you would like to do and we design an itinerary customized around your wants, desires and budget. We will gladly cover the most popular destinations but our expertise lies in our ability to go off-the-beaten path. You will get inside access to hidden places that you will not find in tourist books.

Family Vacations
We love organising family trips to Iceland. All our services are very much personalised, so don’t expect any standard e-mails. Tell us about your family and your interests and we will use our knowledge to design a memorable trip that suits your family. A trip that will include the must-see popular sights and also off-the-beaten path trips where you will experience the authentic and raw Iceland, the real Iceland – far away from other tourists.

Other services
We also organise incentive trips, events and itineraries for educational groups. Check out our homepage for sample itineraries.

Do you need accommodation?
At Midgard Base Camp you will find hotel and hostel style accommodation, restaurant and a bar. Midgard’s location is superb to explore all the major attractions in South Iceland as well as the “off the beaten path” highlands. The atmosphere is relaxed and the friendly ambience is unique. All guests get exclusive access to the rooftop hot tub and sauna.

Interesting links

Midgard Adventure Website

Why book with Midgard Adventure?

Midgard Base Camp Website

Midgard Restaurant Website

Midgard Videos

Midgard Adventure on Facebook

Midgard Base Camp on Facebook

@MidgardAdventure on Instagram

@Midgard.Base.Camp on Instagram



, 760 Breiðdalsvík

Please contact for further information.

Galaxy Pod Hostel

Laugavegur 172, 105 Reykjavík

Low-Budget Luxous in Central Reykjavik!

  • Enjoy the comfort and privacy of our futuristic space pods.
  • Central location, only 15 minutes walk to the city center!
  • Meet other travelers in our lounge and enjoy refreshments from the bar!
  • Prepare your own meals in our self-service kitchen.
  • You can shop for groceries in the convenience store across the street.
  • Kick back and relax in our movie room.
  • Plenty of restaurants nearby.
  • City-bus station 5 minutes walk down the street.
  • Secure lockers for luggage in all rooms.
  • Each pod has a comfortable mattress and a memory foam mattress on top.
  • Every pod has a curtain or a door for privacy.

Guesthouse Norður-Vík

Suðurvíkurvegur 5b, 870 Vík

Village Charm by the Black Sand Beach

 The sea views from Vík, the southernmost village of Iceland, are some of the most dramatic you will see along the south coast, with the Reynisdrangar cliffs jutting ominously from the sea in the distance.

 Overseeing everything is Mýrdalsjökull glacier, the big brother of the notorious Eyjafjallajökull and host to active volcano Katla. Close by is the much photographed Dyrhólaey, a gigantic arch formed by coastal erosion, where puffins come to nest in the summer.

 The Vík HI Hostel offers a warm atmosphere and top notch service, with day tours available from the hostel including trips to Mýrdalsjökull glacier, hiking through the spectacular Remundargil or visiting the first known viking tomb. 

Korpudalur HI Hostel

Kirkjuból í Korpudal, 426 Flateyri

Korpudalur HI Hostel is a family run hostel in a nice old farmhouse which has been renovated into a Hostel.  The farm has been with the family for four generations. It is located innermost in Önundarfjördur surrounded by beautiful mountains and wild life.

Korpudalur HI Hostel is open from 20th May to 15th September.

Located only 15-20 minutes drive from Isafjordur.

Around the Hostel there are many possibilities for hiking, climbing and angling in the wild nature.

Akureyri Backpackers, hostel

Hafnarstræti 98, 600 Akureyri

Akureyri Backpackers is a hostel, located on the main shopping street of Akureyri. We offer budget accommodation for travelers from all over the world. Our dorms are 4, 6 and 8 bedded and our private rooms host 2-3 persons. You can choose between bringing your own sleeping bag or renting a duvet wrapped in a cozy cover. All our beds come with a clean sheet and a pillow. Toilets are located on every floor and warm showers are accessible 24 hours a day. Well equiped kitchen is available for our guests. On the ground floor you will find our restaurant and booking service where you can enjoy our meals or have a drink.

Located on the main street, Akureyri Backpackers gives travelers easy access to others restaurants, cafés, bars, shops etc. The Swimming pool of Akureyri is less then 500 m away.

  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Guest kitchen
  • WiFi
  • 24 hours warm showers
  • Sauna
  • Ski storage
  • Laundry services
  • Information center 
  • Lockers 
  • Free luggage storage


Hafnargata 4, 340 Stykkishólmur

Sjávarborg is a guesthouse and cafe located next to the beautiful harbor in Stykkishólmur. Offering twin, double, single and family rooms. Breakfast at the cafe or prepare your own meals at the guest kitchen. 

Fljótsdalur HI Hostel

Fljótshlíð, 861 Hvolsvöllur

With over 50 years history as a hostel, this former farmhouse overlooks the famous Eyjafjallajökull glacier. Lovingly renovated, Fljótsdalur provides the perfect haven to unwind in the quiet countryside while also being a short drive from popular sights like Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. The house can be considered simple by modern times- the shower is in the garden and there is no wifi. However it is impossible to get bored, with a variety of walks in the area and a collection of over 2000 books on Iceland, mostly in English.

Please note that the hostel is not bookable online and you will need to email or call to make a reservation.

In the area:

  • Fljótsdalur is just across the river from Þórsmörk, famous for it´s diverse landscape and hikes. It is also situated right at the end of the Laugavegur trail, making it the ideal place to relax after a long hike.
  • In-between Selfoss and Vik, it makes for a great evening stop.
  • Popular sights such as Skogafoss, Eyjafjallajökull and Seljavallalaug are just around the corner.


At HI Iceland, we strive to meet and exceed the standards expected of us as a leader in sustainable travel. We take an active role in promoting sustainability within our community and we lead by example, and by good actions and practices in our operation.

Puffin Hostel Vík

Víkurbraut 26, 870 Vík

The house was built in 1913, is made of timber and ironclad on the exterior and has been kept that way ever since. It was build as an accommodation and has ever since then been used as such for travelers coming to Vík. Which makes it the oldest consecutive accommodation in Iceland.

In this respect we want our guests to remember that this house is over

100 years old and therefore you can expect a few things you will find in old houses; like creaking floors, old interior and no sound-proof rooms.

It has a fully furnished communal kitchen, a large dining hall and a lounge. Free Wi-Fi and parking is available for all our guests.Supermarket, bank with ATM, Tourist Information Center and the swimming pool is within walking distance. Our location offers excellent opportunities for hiking, snowmobiling, glacier tours, horse riding and bird watching. During winter time, stunning displays of Northern Lights can be seen in the area.

Sleeping bag accommodation is not offered.

B14 Hostel

Fákafen 11, 108 Reykjavík

Reykjavik - Dalur HI Hostel

Sundlaugavegur 34, 105 Reykjavík

Newly renovated and comfortable hostel in Laugardalur Park, next to the city's largest geothermal pool and Reykjavík Campsite. Excellent facilities for groups of all sizes, families and individuals alike. It is only 3 km from the city center, which is easily reachable by foot, bike or bus #14.

Choose between wide range of private rooms and 4-6 bedded dorms, most are equipped with private bathroom. Linen is included.

Our cozy family friendly Dalur Cafe has local food, craft beer and some great coffee with homemade cakes. There is free WIFI all over and fully equipped kitchens.

As our guests you have complemantary access to laundry facilities.

Reykjavik - Dalur HI Hostel offers free luggage storage upon arrival and departure. Dalur hostel – cafe – bar hosts various events a few times a month, such as swap markets, arts and crafts nights, concerts and many more. All events are free entry and welcome to all. Also there´s happy hour every day between 5PM and 6PM.

We are at the reception to help you out with anything you need; give you the local scoop on our quarky city and arrange your excursions, with pick-up as well as free parking.

Reykjavik - Dalur HI Hostel is Quality & Eco Certified Hostel, run by a non-profit organization. Our aim is to contribute towards an ethically conscious and sustainable style of travelling that increases peoples’ knowledge of their environment and cultural values in all parts of the world. 

Reykjavik Hostel Village

Flókagata 1, 105 Reykjavík

Reykjavik Hostel Village is a family owned budget hostel located in downtown Reykjavik. The 45 rooms are set across 3 residential houses and therefore contains a lot of Icelandic cultural aspects. From dorms to family rooms, they offer all kind of amenities like a fridge in the room, tea & coffee facilities, free wifi, shared kitchens, laundry facility, free parking... A clean and pleasant place at affordable prices, for a comfortable and convenient stay...  All of the houses have a big garden ideal for BBQs and outdoor recreation.  A green public park can be found in the next street. The hostel is lightly decorated and provides a cozy and tranquil environment made for relaxation.

Bus Hostel

Skógarhlíð 10, 105 Reykjavík

Bus Hostel Reykjavik is a brand, spanking new hostel located within 10 min walking distance from the Reykjavik city high-street. We aim to be “cheap and cheerful”, catering to all kinds of travelers, in addition to being eco-friendly. Our goal is to be fully “green” and only use fair trade goods. We have been super styling the hostel building and offer cosy rooms and hip and cool social spaces

 Please contact for prices and booking information.

Húsey HI Hostel & Horse Riding

Húsey, 701 Egilsstaðir

Húsey is 55 km. north of Egilsstaðir and located between the two rivers, Jökulsá á Dal (Brú) and LagarfIjót and offers a splendid view of the surrounding mountains and endless opportunities for exploring untouched nature, birds, seals and even reindeer.

This makes Húsey HI Hostel & Horse Riding an ideal choice, be it for your vacation or just for a few days. The Hostel, located in the so-called "Old Farm House" has been renovated and offers accommodation with shared sitting room, conservatory (glasshouse) kitchen bathrooms. Húsey is open 7 months of the year. 

Price list 2021 (bed linen included):
Dormitory: ISK 5.300 
Single room: ISK 7.000 
Double room: ISK 11.100 
Triple room ISK: 15.900 
Quadruple room: ISK 21.200 
Discount for children 4-12 years-ISK 1.500 pr night 
Children 1-4 years free (unless they use a separate bed, then ISK 1.500 discount)

(For example: If a couple with a 2 year old child books a tripple room, they pay the price of a triple room, minus ISK 1500).

Motorhome, not using any facilities: ISK 500 
Motorhome, using WC and shower: ISK 800 pr person
Motorhome, also using kitchen: ISK 2000 pr person

Horse Ridingtours:
Seal watching on a horseback, 2 hrs: ISK 9.000  
Horse riding tour along Jökla and Lagarfljót,  4 hrs: ISK 19.365  

Húsey Riding Tours
Ever wanted to see a seal, have a close encounter with a red-throated diver, get attacked by the great Skua - if so - A horse riding tour at Húsey is just the thing for you. Daily departures at 10 and 17 - don't forget to book!

Húsey is 55 km. north of Egilsstaðir and located between two rivers, Jökulsá á Dal (Brú) and LagarfIjót and offers a splendid view of the surrounding mountains and endless opportunities for exploring untouched nature, birds, reindeer, and seals.

This makes Húsey Hostel and Horsefarm an ideal choice, be it for your vacation or just for a few days. The Hostel, located in the so-called "Old Farm House" has been renovated and offers accommodation with shared sitting room, conservatory (glasshouse) kitchen bathrooms. Húsey is open from 1st of April until 31st of October

Horse Riding Tours:
Seal watching on a horseback, 2 hrs: ISK 9.000
Horse riding tour along Jökla and Lagarfljót, 4 hrs: ISK 19.365

Berunes HI Hostel

Berunes, 765 Djúpivogur

With a spectacular mountain range on one side and a tranquil seafront on the other.  Berunes truly has the best of both worlds.  Berunes offers beautiful vistas and unbeatable hiking opportunities.  Stay at the charming Berunes HI Hostel, located on the north side of Berufjörður fjord.  Here, you will find a large collection of books, as well as free Wi-Fi.  Relax, enjoy the remote location, and treat yourself to the renowned pancake breakfast at Gestastofan next door.  Not only is Berunes a fantastic place to stay close to the ring road, but also a tranquil destination in and of itself.

Next, to the hostel Berunes is a campsite, sheltered with growth.  There are two areas, one is for the smaller tents and the other is for the travel campers and mobile homes.

The campsite at Berunes is rather small, quiet and offers good shelter from the wind. 

Please note:

Vinsamlegast athugið eftirfarandi:

  • The camping ground will onpen April 15 close on October 15.
  • Price list:  Normal fee ISK 1700, discount for senior citizens and members of the Icelandic Campers Society is ISK 200. Free for 12 years and younger.
  • Breakfast during opening hours.
  • Dogs are allowed, although only if you are staying in one of our huts.
  • For further information, please contact us by email or on the internet.

At HI Iceland, we strive to meet and exceed the standards expected of us as a leader in sustainable travel. We take an active role in promoting sustainability within our community and we lead by example, and by good actions and practices in our operation

Check out our website for more information -

Aska Hostel

Bárustígur 11, 900 Vestmannaeyjar

Welcome to Aska Hostel- Westman Islands

The Hostel has prime location, only 5 min walk if you come with Herjólfur (the ferry). Only few steps away are shops and restaurants.

Although the rooms are just 8 we offer rooms for 2 prs, 3 prs, 4 prs and a large family room on two floors with beds for 6-8 prs all these rooms have excellent beds and linen.

We offer also bunk beds in dorm rooms.

Lækur Hostel

Laugarnesvegur 74 a, 105 Reykjavík

Our guesthouse has private rooms with shared bathrooms, kitchen and living area. Towels and linen are included and complementary access to laundry facilities. Our gastro pub is family friendly, has fairly priced local food, speciality coffee and tea and craft beers. Lively with lots of social activities, events and local customers.

Guesthouse Hamar / Hostel puffin nest capsule

Herjólfsgata 4, 900 Vestmannaeyjar

This family owend and operated hotel is located just 250 meters from the harbor and where the ferry gets in. If you are here to see the beautiful volcanos and the famous Puffins we will tell you where to go, and it is very close to our hotel.

We have large rooms with private bathrooms that will fit from 1 to 4 person.

Also this is a large area with 40 capsules. Each capsule has a sleeping space for one person. Inside the capsule there is a television, safe box, smoke detector, firefighter,headphones, air conditioner, Wifi and more.

Bakki HI Hostel & Apartments

Eyrargata 51-53, 820 Eyrarbakki

Located in the quaint seaside town of Eyrarbakki, your gateway to the Golden Circle and the South Coast. Gullfoss, Geysir, Thingvellir National Park, the famous Blue Lagoon, and the waterfall Seljalandsfoss are all less than an hour away, and so is downtown Reyjavík. 

Just steps away from the seaside path that runs the length of this quaint, authentically Icelandic town. Far from big-city lights, this is an ideal spot for watching the northern lights in wintertime. Spectacular sunsets over the sea are on offer all year round. It is also just a short walk from the TripAdvisor "Certificate of Excellence"-winning restaurant Rauða Húsið (The Red House).

The three spacious, fully-equipped apartments provide all modern conveniences and each sleep up to four. The brand-new hostel has 36 bunks in 4 dorm rooms with shared kitchen and bathrooms. Linen is included with all stays. Free WiFi and parking is available for all guests. Smart TVs are found in all apartments and in the hostel common areas and feature a  A convenience store is located just next-door at the fuel station.

Eyrarbakki is a small town with fewer than 600 residents, but don’t let its small size fool you! You can enjoy horse riding on Eyrarbakki’s black sand beach or kayaking on the sea. The coast near Eyrarbakki is also a popular spot for surfing, believe it or not! There are a range of activities on offer in and around Eyrarbakki, as we can help you discover it. You can see more at or simply ask us!

Please contact for prices and booking information.

Vagnsstadir HI Hostel

Suðursveit, 781 Höfn í Hornafirði

We opened another hostel at Vagnsstadir in the summer of 2017.  15 rooms with private bathrooms with breakfast included.  No cooking facilities.

Höfn HI Hostel

Hvannabraut 3, 780 Höfn í Hornafirði

With the North Atlantic on one side and Europe‘s largest glacier on the other, Höfn is a paradise for photographers and those simply wanting to explore. The laid-back fishing town may be small but has plenty of culture, with a selection of museums and amazing cuisine- you’ll probably notice the lobster symbols everywhere, there is a festival every summer celebrating them. With its simple interior design and spacious common facilities, Höfn HI Hostel is a perfect place to cook a good meal, play some board games and get good sleep for the next days travel.

In the area:

  • Vatnajökull National Park offers plenty of opportunities for adventure, including various glacier exploration tours, horse riding tours and spectacular hiking trails.
  • Höfn is a good starting point for a hike in Lónsöræfi, one of Iceland's best kept secrets.
  • Lounge in the Hoffell hot tubs carved in stone, and look out on the view of the glacier.

At HI Iceland, we strive to meet and exceed the standards expected of us as a leader in sustainable travel. We take an active role in promoting sustainability within our community and we lead by example, and by good actions and practices in our operation.

Selfoss Hostel

Austurvegur 28, 800 Selfoss

Selfoss Hostel is in an old remodelled house in the centre of town. It has 1-4 persons rooms without private facilities, well equipped guest kitchen, laundromat for guests. The patio is a great place to sit down and relax with a nice cup of coffee and write those postcards.

Breakfast is served at the Hostel, you can also purchase a take-away lunchbox and coffee and cakes at the Hostel’s café. The receptionists are a fountain of knowledge and can assist you with your questions, as well as booking daytours in the area.

Selfoss is a lovely town of around 6000 inhabitants situated in the south of Iceland. It is conveniently located by road no. 1, a perfect stop for those who are travelling inland to Gullfoss and Geysir or the highlands, for those who want to explore the south shore or those continuing onwards on the main road. The municipal swimming pool is great, with several hot tubs, sauna and a slide.

The town is on the banks of Ölfusá river and an evening walk on the riverbanks is a great idea, and if you are into golf there is a nice 9 hole course on the outskirts of town. Mt Ingólfsfjall is close by and makes for a good hike, you will be rewarded with a magnificent view over the plains of South Iceland to the mountains to the north and east and all the way to the Westman Islands off the coast. In town you can also visit the Art Museum and the church which has beautiful stained glass windows.

Lava Hostel

Hjallabraut 51, 220 Hafnarfjörður

Lava Hostel offers a low-price accommodation in Hafnarfjörður a town known for elves and Vikings. In this great atmosphere, we offer rooms for up to eight people, a sleeping bag dorm for larger groups and a campsite. Guests are welcome to use our Wi-fi, laundry facility, kitchen and dining area. Lava Hostel is only 20 minutes drive from Reykjavik city center and in a walking distance from the center of Hafnarfjörður.

Lava Hostel is surrounded with Lava and nature, located next to a public park. The hostel is close to bus stops, shops, restaurants, museums, swimming pool, fly bus stops and various activities. If your mind is torn between the city life and the quiet nature Lava Hostel is the place for you. We offer you the best of both worlds.

If you are looking for a family friendly campsite near Reykjavik, Hafnarfjörður Camping is the place for you. The campsite is close to shops, restaurants, swimming pool and many tourist activities. Bus stops for the city bus and fly bus are nearby. The airport is 30 minutes drive away. We are situated in a beautiful green park surrounded by lava near the town center of Hafnarfjörður. However, downtown Reykjavik is only a 20 minutes drive away, so you still remain close to the action. Facilities include access to WC, showers, hot and cold water, laundry facility as well as internet, kitchen and a dining area located in Lava hostel. Electricity can be rented for campervans for a small fee.

Lava hostel and Hafnarfjörður camping is run by Hraunbúar scouts.

Midgard Base Camp

Dufþaksbraut 14, 860 Hvolsvöllur

Located in the heart of South Iceland, Midgard is the centre for authentic adventure travel. Midgard Base Camp offers unique accommodation with an exclusive access to a rooftop hot tub and sauna. Of course, there is also a restaurant and bar, open to everyone. Midgard Adventure, a tour operator & travel agency, is also located in the same building. All the staff is well educated and are experts of the area, always willing to help out planning and optimizing our guests itineraries.

Excellent location
Midgard’s location is superb to explore all the major attractions in South Iceland as well as the off-the-beaten path highlands. The atmosphere is relaxed and the ambience is super friendly. The Midgard team is always ready to assist you with your travel plans and give you local advice.

Hostel and hotel style accommodation
Midgard offers both bunk beds and private rooms (double or family). The bunk beds are uniquely designed with top quality mattresses, privacy curtains, bedside lights, electricity, lockable drawers and blackout blinds. In total we have 62 beds.

Delicious food 
Midgard Restaurant offers “FEEL GOOD FOOD” that enriches the mind and body. It serves food based on the Icelandic heritage in a casual and relaxed atmosphere. The chefs focus on offering produce from the local community. All diets are catered for, vegetarian and vegan as well as meat and fish eaters. 

Superb facilities
All guests have exclusive access to Midgard’s rooftop sauna and hot tub where you can enjoy the view of Eyjafjallajökull icecap and volcano which became famous in 2010 when its eruption had global impact. During winter you might experience the magical Northern lights and during the summer months you can enjoy the mesmerizing midnight sun. Our communal area is big and perfect to relax and mingle after a day out exploring. Other facilities include: a small guest kitchen, laundry machine, a drying cabinet, outside terrace, high speed WI-FI in all the building and plenty of free parking.

Raw and trendy design
Midgard is located on the outskirts of Hvolsvöllur town in a former industrial building with unobstructed scenic views to the mountains and Eyjafjallajökull icecap. The design was done in collaboration with HAF studio, a creative young Icelandic design team. The building was changed into a modern centre with a trendy, cozy feel. The rawness of the building was kept and elements from nature and adventure travel were incorporated into the design. 

Midgard’s story
Midgard in the Norse Mythology is the name for “the world” inhabited by humans.

The story of the Midgard family goes back to 2010 when Midgard Adventure was founded. A few years in the tour operating business the idea of a Base Camp was born. The Midgard family wanted to create a friendly place with a family feel - an extension to our homes. A place to unwind, relax, eat good food, mingle and make new friends. We wanted to spend more time with the guests after the tours and that’s how the idea of Base Camp was born.

There is always something going on at Midgard Base Camp. Check Midgard Base Camp Facebook page for upcoming events. Daily happy hour at the bar from 5:00-7:00 PM.

Midgard Adventure
Midgard Adventure – a tour operator and travel agency is also based under the same roof at Midgard. Join us for a day tour to Þórsmörk or a multi-day tour to the highlands. 

Interesting links

Midgard Base Camp Website

Midgard Restaurant Website

Midgard Adventure Website

Midgard Videos

Midgard Base Camp on Facebook

Midgard Adventure on Facebook

@Midgard.Base.Camp on Instagram

@MidgardAdventure on Instagram


Paradise Cave Hostel

Seljalandsskóli, 861 Hvolsvöllur

Paradise Cave Hostel is our cozy, beautiful spot in the amazing nature of the South coast of Iceland. 

Our hostel welcomes guest from all over the world and invites them to enjoy some of the most beautiful sceneries Iceland has to offer, including our backyard waterfall,Drifandii. Located right underneath the ancient cliffs of the island and just a minute away from the world famous Seljalandfoss waterfall, our accommodation is a tranquil, natural and homely place that also allows you to easily explore the most impressive wonders of Iceland, thanks to its convenient location right by road n.1. 

Glaciers, volcanic islands, black sand beaches, volcanoes, hiking paths and natural hot springs are all within easy reach, for you to make the most of your holidays! We offer both private rooms and a dorm, all with shared bathrooms, and our guests are welcome to use our guests’ kitchen to prepare simple meals. 

Come and visit us, we’ll stay in your heart!

Akureyri Hostel

Stórholt 1, 603 Akureyri

Akureyri HI Hostel has been a part of the Hostelling International since it opened 1967. The Hostel has been run by the same family for all these years and they all share the same passion for the Hostel, to welcome travelers from all over the world and make them feel comfortable and enjoying their stay.

Accommodation Information

The Hostel offers different types of rooms; mixed dorm rooms, single room, twin with and without bath, and group / family rooms for three to six persons. Two fantastic summerhouses in the garden, each house has kitchen, living room and bathroom, each can accommodating eight persons (twin room, four person room and upstairs two beds) plus hot tub is included in the price. We also have a small cabin with three beds, toilet and a sink.

All rooms include; reading light over every bed, table & chairs, mirror, TV, hairdryer, free Wi-Fi and pillows & duvets. All rooms come with access to two kitchens that are well equipped for cooking and good dining rooms. There is a TV room with tables, chairs and a sofa.

We offer sleeping bag accommodation, bed linen can be provided and made up beds.

Laundry is possible at the hostel.

There is a big outside area with tables, chairs and BBQ.

Akureyri HI Hostel is located in the center of the town, conveniently close to the city center. All places needed are in a walking distance; 10 min walk to the city center, 5 min walk to Glerártorg shopping center, 1 min walk to Bónus supermarket (the cheapest in Akureyri), 5 min to a bakery and 7 min to local’s favorite restaurant. Most of other main attractions of the town are within walking distance.

In Akureyri there are city buses that are for free. They go past the Hostel every hour.

Akureyri H.I. Hostel is the perfect place to stay on to visit all the pearls that mother nature offers in the North, like Lake Mývatn which is known for its natural beauty – landscape, animals and bird life, Goðafoss one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland, Dettifoss the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Húsavík known as the whale watching town, Ásbyrgi an enclosed canyon, about 3,5 km long and 1,1 km wide, surrounded by cliffs which reach as high as 100 m. Skagafjörður where rafting can be done, Grímsey where people get the change to step over the polar circle line and see all the beautiful bird life. And many other pearls that north Iceland has to offer.

Riverside Hostel Blönduós

Blöndubyggð 10, 540 Blönduós

Hostel is housed in an old post office building in central Blönduós and is placed right on the banks of Blanda river, one of the biggest and most spectacular rivers in the north of Iceland. The view is beyond belief as the hostel is placed right where the river runs into the estuary. 
The hostel is on two floors and has 10 rooms; two of them are 4 person dormitory, one family room for 3 persons with a bunk bed, double or twin rooms. There is one room with private bathroom great for couples. 
In the hostel is a kitchen and dining area as well as a laundry room in the basement and guests can use the machines for a fee.

The view from the hostel is beyond belief as the hostel is placed right where the river runs into the estuary. 
The surrounding area is great for bird and seal watching, as well as relaxing walks along the black sand beaches along the river Blanda. Blönduós Public Swimming Pool and Gym is 1 km away. Blönduós Golf Course is 3 km from the hotel.

Riverside Hostel Blönduós is open 08:00 - 22:00 

Laugarvatn Hostel

Dalbraut 10, 840 Laugarvatn

Laugarvatn Hostel has been operated for 23 years. We recently renovated and improved our facilities and now have 25 rooms with a private bathroom and 5 rooms with a shared bathroom. We can accommodate upto 80 guests in single to 5 bed rooms. We also offer accommodation in a dormitory, max. 5 persons in a room. The house is on 3 floors and is equipped with an elevator.

There are 3 kitchens available for our guests, a charcoal grill, laundry room, a dining hall with a bar and a pool table.

A grocery store, restaurants, a swimming pool, sports hall and Fontana spa are all within walking distance.

We offer breakfast for a fee, but our guests are welcome to prepare their own in our guest kitchen.

There are beautiful walking routes in the area.

We pride ourselves in fair prices for our guests, towels and linen are included.

Seyðisfjörður – Hafaldan HI Hostel

Suðurgata 8, 710 Seyðisfjörður

Seyðisfjörður – Hafaldan HI Hostel is located in the towns centre in the historic old hospital. The building has been under constant renovation for the last few years and is without a doubt one of Iceland’s most charming hostels with beautiful interior design and attention to detail.

The hostel offers great common facilities, self-catering kitchen with everything needed for preparing a good meal. The newest pride is the little "SPA" where guests can enjoy a sauna and relax after a busy day of sightseeing. Free to use for everyone staying in the hostel.

Sustainable hostelling has always been a cornerstone in the hostel's practices, led by Hostelling International who have been pioneers and led the way around the world in that field. A charging station for cars is available at site, all garbage possible is recycled & the aim is to end every season with planting trees to meet the carbon footprint created.

The hostel offers a variety of different rooms both with private & shared bathroom and is ideal for families, couples, group of friends or individual travelers who prefer the classic dorm bed.

If you like to feel inspired by beautiful design, meet people & share experiences... then the Old Hospital hostel is your spot in Seyðisfjörður.

For best prices & easy adjustments of your booking - book directly through our website.

Húsavík Green Hostel

Vallholtsvegur 9, 640 Húsavík

Húsavík Green Hostel is aiming to be sustainable and eco-friendly, while creating a cozy atmosphere for travelers around the world. It offers a fully equipped kitchen and a variety of rooms, ranging from the budget friendly sleeping bag accommodation to the double room with bathroom en-suite.

Húsavík Green Hostel is located in a quiet side-road in the center of Húsavík, where all services including the bus stop (Húsavík<>Akureyri<>Reykjavík) are within 5-10 minutes walking distance.

Húsavík harbor and all whale watching and whale related activities are only a stone’s throw away.

Húsavík is part of the Diamond Circle with its amazing natural wonders.

  • Free Wi-Fi 
  • Fully equipped kitchen 
  • Individual and shared bathrooms 
  • Separate dining and communal area
  • Laundry (upon request; additional fees apply)
  • Garden and Terrace
  • BBQ Grill
  • Free parking
  • Bicycles for rent (in the making)

* Regular opening season: March 1 - November 30
* Off season, open on request: December 1 to February 28

Sunnuhóll Hostel

Vestmannabraut 28, 900 Vestmannaeyjar

The Westman Islands are a group of 15-18 islands. The biggest one is Heimaey which is the only one inhabited with a population of 4.400. The islanders have their own traditional culture, like bird hunting, egg collecting and cliff rappelling.

In January 1973 an eruption began in Heimaey and lasted until early July. The ash ruined and buried almost 400 buildings. Shortly after the eruption came to an end 2000 of the 5300 people, who had lived in Heimaey before the natural disaster, moved back. The remains of the eruption are among the island´s most fascinating historical locales. Celebrating that 30 years have passed since the eruption a project has been started which is called the Pompei of the North. It is about saving the remains of the eruption and make them more accessible; including digging up 7-10 houses which disappeared under ashes.

The hostel is located in the towns centre and all services are close by. The reception is located in Hotel Thorshamar (the house next door) and is open from 7am to 11pm.

Please contact for price list and booking information.

The Freezer Hostel & Culture Centre

Hafnargata 16, Rifi, 360 Hellissandur

The Freezer Hostel & Apartments offers accommodation and cultural events all year long

Vik HI Hostel

Suðurvíkurvegur 5, 870 Vík

Welcome to Vík HI Hostel!

The Vík HI hostel is offers some of the best accommodation in the area, weather you are travelling on a budget or want some home-y comfort in a cosy, comfortable place. You can choose a dorm room or a private room, and just recently we opened two cottage. Guests can use the kitchen and dining room for all their needs, rent a bike to explore the area, enjoy a free, Wi-Fi connexion and much more!

The hostel also offers a delicious breakfast buffet with dozens of home-made and local products such as waffles, rhubarb jam and smoked trout, as well as eggs from the hostel chickens. The owners received the "Green hostel" distinction from Hosteling International and are working constantly to improve energy efficiency, recycling habits and the protection of nature in and around the hostel.

The Vík hostel staff will be happy to inform you about the area and can also take you on a number of wonderful hiking tours in Vík and the surroundings.

Fit Hostel by the Airport

Fitjabraut 6a, 260 Reykjanesbær

Cooking facilities.  Non smoking hostel.  
Please contact for prices and booking information.

Central Guesthouse Reykjavík

Laufásvegur 2, 101 Reykjavík

Central Guesthouse Reykjavik is a small family run Guesthouse.

We have a Guesthouse in down town Reykjavik. Our downtown location is right in the heart of Reykjavik busy City Centre and other attractions such as: Whale watching, Theatres, Museums, Art Galleries, Restaurants and public swimming pools.


Hafnargata 16, 360 Hellissandur

As a professional theatre, The Freezer produces new shows, performed in english and created by local artists. All of the shows in this fish factory style theatre have received rave reviews and the Freezer has an excellent reputation for creating highly ambitious and entertaining shows of high quality and standard.

The Freezer is also a "social hostel" where guests can stay in shared rooms, private rooms or apartments. In addition to that, the Freezer has a concert venue and a bar.


Laugar í Sælingsdal, 371 Búðardalur

Dalahotel is a family owned hotel located in a beautiful, quiet valley, only 1 km from highway 60. The place is famous for its antiquity, Guðrún Ósvífursdóttir lived there, who was one of the main characters in Icelanders' Sagas. The hotel is located at the foot of a mountain where you can enjoy untouched nature with a number of hiking trails suitable for everyone. At the end of the day you can relax in the hot tubs and swimming pool, where the hot water is obtained from a borehole that is located in the hotel building area. 

Kex Hostel

Skúlagata 28, 101 Reykjavík

Housed in an old biscuit factory in downtown Reykjavik (KEX is the Icelandic word for “biscuit” ) and furnished with salvaged materials and found objects from various places, KEX is an organic concept blending a vintage industrial feel with an eclectic, contemporary touch.

More than just a hostel at KEX you will find a variety of dorms and rooms for up to 142 guests along with a café and bar, lounge area, heated outdoor patio, tourist information desk, laundry room, old school gym, guest kitchens, meeting room, free WiFi, and more.

Hafnarstræti Hostel

Hafnarstræti 99-101, 600 Akureyri

Hafnarstræti Hostel is a modern Hostel located in the heart of Akureyri, to be precised in the main shopping street. We offer Pod cabins including a smart tv, a safe for valuables and more. With each Pod is a locker for luggage included.

With us you will get free access to internet and you are able to park your car for free in a parkingspace close by. 

The Pod’s are two sizes 100cmx200cm, for one person, 160cmx200cm, for two persons. The Pod’s are lined up in a few separate hallways to keep privacy for our clients. 

We offer a comfortable combined space with a pool table and cozy sofa’s, there guest have the possibility to meet and greet other travelers from Iceland or other countries.

We last but certainly not least have 10 bathrooms with a showers for our guests. 

By the reception is a dining room along with a kitchen with everything our guests could possibly need to prepare their food. Included in our price is a breakfast buffet from 7-9 in the morning. 

Our Hostel is a brilliant way for people who are traveling around Iceland and in the Akureyri area to pay less and enjoy more of what beautiful Akureyri has to offer.

  • Bedsheets included
  • Towel for rent
  • Free Wifi
  • Kitchen for our guests
  • Common room
  • Showers
  • Lockers 
  • TV with Chromecast in every capsule

Guesthouse Gaulverjaskóli / The Old School House

Gaulverjaskóli, 801 Selfoss

The Hostel is in a renovated school in the low-lying agricultural region of south Iceland. Distance from Reykjavík is 65 kilometres, 13 km south of the village Selfoss. The location is in the heart of the country side. ROAD 33. We have one of the best all around view in this area.  It is a great place to relax and enjoy the panoramic view of lowlands.  We have eight rooms for 1 to 6 persons and three bathrooms with shower. Dining room and kitchen facilities for guests are available.  We will provide breakfast to those who wish and also simple dinner, for example traditional Icelandic meat soup with bread.

The late summer/winter  gives you a good chance to invent the northern lights.
Please contact for prices and booking information.

Reykhólar HI Hostel

Reykhólar Hostel Álftaland, 380 Reykhólahreppur

Reykhólar, at the southern edge of the Westfjords, is a bird-watcher´s paradise as it is possible to spot almost all bird species that breed in Iceland. Stay at the charming renovated hostel, located by the seaside, to explore the natural wonders of the area. Enjoy a quiet walk among the birch trees, which surround Reykhólar HI Hostel, or hike the nearby mountains to experience the great view over Breiðafjörður bay with its endless islands and islets. Close by are the unique Seaweed Baths of Reykhólar, where you can relax and allow your skin to soak in the powerful and nurturing elements of the seaweed. 

In the area is a very variable bird life; it is simply a birdwatchers paradise. The Whooper swan, which is the biggest Icelandic bird, nests in this part of the country. The main nesting place of the birds´ king, the sea eagle, is also in this area.

Opening times:

Opening times (daily/weekly):    24h
Opening times (over the year):    Open all year around

You can make reservations here

Nearest hostels:

Bíldudalur 183 km (ca. 2 hours 15 min) - Korpudalur 241 km (ca. 3 hours)  - Broddanes 82 km (ca. 1 hour) - Sæberg 131 km (ca. 1 hour 35 min)


Distance from Reykjavík:

228 km (ca. 2 hours 40 min)

Grundarfjörður HI Hostel

Hlíðarvegur 15, 350 Grundarfjörður

Grundarfjörður Hostel occupies a charming old house in a small and picturesque fishing village surrounded by amazing mountains. This small town is right in the middle of the magical Snæfellsnes Peninsula which makes it an ideal stopover from which to explore the surrounding area and points of interest. The legendary Snæfellsjökull glacier is only 20 minutes west, and the ferry to the West Fjords is 35 minutes to the east. Along the relaxed atmosphere there are many activities and services available. Visitors can go golfing on one of the finest 9-hole golf courses in the country, horse-riding, bicycling, hiking, fishing, mountain-climbing, scree-running and swimming, or just hang out in the hostel garden with a cold drink and enjoy the all-night summer sun.

The hostel is composed of two buildings facing each other and there is also a guesthouse in another building. Together 88 beds, kitchen facilities on every location and shared and private bathroom facilities. Also private apartments available.

At HI Iceland, we strive to meet and exceed the standards expected of us as a leader in sustainable travel. We take an active role in promoting sustainability within our community and we lead by example, and by good actions and practices in our operation.


Kaupvangur 17, 700 Egilsstaðir

Efra-Sel Home

Efra-Sel, 845 Flúðir

Featuring a terrace, Efra-Sel Home has accommodations in Fludir with free WiFi and garden views. This self-catered vacation home features a garden and free private parking.

The vacation home has a patio, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a well-equipped kitchen, a flat-screen TV, and a hot tub.

At Efra-Sel Home guests are welcome to use a hot tub.

We also operate a restaurant, Kaffi-Sel, next door to the house, see this website:

The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic Airport, 107.8 km from the accommodation.

We speak your language!

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Kópasker HI Hostel

Akurgerði 7, 670 Kópasker

Away from the beaten track of the ring road, Kópasker is the gateway to the remote northeast wilds where nature is abundant and the arctic circle is within breathing distance. The small but friendly town overlooks the Icelandic ocean and is located on the Merlakkaslétta peninsula, one Iceland’s most undiscovered bird watching hotspots. Kópasker HI Hostel offers accommodation in two buildings with shared bathrooms and kitchen and has a cozy common room with thousands of classical music CDs- the perfect soundtrack for looking out to the sea. The host is very knowledgable with information for the area and laundry is available with no extra charge subject to availability.  

At HI Iceland, we strive to meet and exceed the standards expected of us as a leader in sustainable travel. We take an active role in promoting sustainability within our community and we lead by example, and by good actions and practices in our operation.

In the area:

  • Þingeyjarsýsla Folk Museum presents an unique collection of local objects from the 19th and 20th centuries.
  • One hour drive from the Arctic Henge, located in the northernmost settlement of mainland Iceland.
  • A short drive away is the valley of Ásbyrgi, a horse-shoe shaped canyon with many hiking routes. A two day hike connects this to Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe.
  • Kópasker is the perfect base for many attractions in the area such as Húsavík and lake Myvatn.


Húsavík Cape Hotel

Höfði 24, 640 Húsavík

Húsavík Cape Hotel offers a backpackers option under the name Húsavík Hostel. If you are traveling on a budget, you have found the right place.

Our hostel was founded in 2011 and it is part of Cape Hotel. It is an ideal accommodation option for young backpackers as well as for couples and families. We offer beds in a 5 beds dorm, family rooms, double and single rooms.

The staff is happy to provide tourist information and guests can receive discounts on whale watching tickets.

To book your hostel accommodation at Húsavík Cape Hotel contact us directly.

Sæberg HI Hostel

Reykjaskóli, Hrútafjörður, 500 Staður

Halfway between Reykjavík and Akureyri, you will find Sæberg Hostel located just 1 km off highway no. 1 in Hrútafjörður. Set in a renovated farmhouse by the sea, Sæberg Hostel is one of the HI network of hostels in Iceland and is ideal for those looking for a peaceful countryside setting to reload the batteries away from the hustle and bustle of the world.

Guests can relax in the hostel’s outdoor hot tub, which is heated with the geothermal water from the local hot spring. The more active ones can explore walking paths along the shore and up to the moor to enjoy the wild bird life which includes the usual suspects such as Eider and Arctic Tern (in season) as well as less common ones such as the Great Northern Diver or even the White-tailed Eagle. Within walking distance of the hostel, guests can find the local historical museum with popular exhibitions that uncover the daily life of past generations in the area.

Apart from guestrooms accommodating 2-6 people, cottages with self-contained kitchen facilities and toilets, accommodating 4-5 people each, can also be rented at the hostel. A camping ground is also located near the hostel.

Guests should note that the next grocery shops and restaurants are located 15 km away from the hostel. It is therefore advisable to arrive equipped with food supplies, especially if travelling without a car. Guests arriving at the hostel by bus should indicate Reykir as the name of their destination. 

Student Hostel

Hringbraut 29, 101 Reykjavík
Student Hostel offer private rooms with shared and private bathrooms and fully equipped kitchen on each floor. Student hostel is located in central Reykjavik and is open to everyone during the summer months! The hostel is within a short walking distance from downtown Reykjavik and it‘s shopping street Laugavegur as well as the main landmarks in Reykjavik, i.e. Hallgrimskirkja, Harpa and the Pearl (Perlan). Student hostel is on campus at the University of Iceland, with various service such as the University Bookstore, Bookstore Café, Háma (canteen) and the Student Cellar (bar).

Hostel B47

Barónsstígur 47, 101 Reykjavík

HOSTEL B47 is situated at one of Reykjavik 101 most sought after area. Located downtown Reykjavik at Baronsstigur, it is close to Cafes, Pubs and Clubs. It is at a 5 minutes walking distance from the main shopping street. HOSTEL B47 is a pioneer in Iceland with a pin code access system, no wait at check in and you get into your room right away. You can access the hostel at any time of the day or night.

We offer both private rooms and dorm rooms. Private rooms from 2 to 5 people, to fit with all group sizes. The dorm rooms are well organized; each bunk has a lamp and a storing area, very convenient for your phone and smaller things.

Country Dream Guesthouse

Langholt 2, 801 Selfoss

Country Dream - Langholt 2 offers accommodation in Laugardælir. Free private parking is available on site.
A flat-screen TV with satellite channels, as well as a CD player are offered. Some units include a seating area for your convenience. Enjoy a cup of coffee while looking out at the mountain or garden. Country Dream - Langholt 2 features free WiFi throughout the property.
You will find a shared lounge at the property.
You can engage in various activities, such as golfing and hiking. Reykj
avík Domestic Airport is 54 km away.