Welcome to our hostel
Gimli is a large, beautiful house by the main street in the centre of Dalvík, ideally situated above the harbour. From there it is a short distance to the nearest grocery store and our café Gísli, Eiríkur, Helgi.
Gimli Hostel welcomes all types of travellers and offers various facilities including Internet access, self-catering kitchen.
Dalvík is a typical fishing village surrounded by the ocean, deep valleys and the high mountains of the Tröllaskagi peninsula. There are countless things to do in Dalvík such as whale watching, museums, horse back riding, great hiking routes and areas for outdoor activity, bird watching in a nature reserve, golf and skiing! During the winter there is the chance of seeing the Northern Lights. From Dalvík the ferry Sæfari sails to Grímsey Island which lies on the Arctic Circle. Dalvík has become a very popular destination for skitouring groups from March to May.