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Höfn

Hvannabraut 3, Höfn, Iceland

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Overall Rating 80%

From 20 Reviews

Hostel rating (20)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 80%
Cleanliness 82%
Location 84%
Security 84%
Service 78%
Comfort 74%
Green rating 81%

With the sea on three sides and Vatnajökul around. YHI is located in Höfn which is breathtakingly lovely town with 1,900 inhabitants.

  • Dorm
    From $42.71
  • Private
    From $90.17
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Höfn Hostel

Hostel Höfn

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

With the sea on three sides and Vatnajökull, the biggest glacier in Europe to the northwest, Höfn is a lovely fishing town with 1500 inhabitants. Hostel Höfn can be found in its centre, just 7km from the airport.

The hostel offers a range of dorms and private rooms, with a range of facilities to make your stay as comfortable and relaxing as possible. It includes a kitchen so you can practise your cookery skills, Internet access so you can check your emails and research your trip, and a common room so you can chill-out and chat to other travellers.

The Höfn hostel makes a great base for visiting the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, the Vatnajökull glacier or the Lónsöræfi wilderness area. The location also allows you to choose from a variety of activities including boat tours, glacier tours on jeeps or snow mobiles, and jeep and hiking tours.

We have limited reception hours and check-in is from 16:00 to 21:00. Please contact us in advance if you are planning to arrive outside reception hours. A late arrival fee of 1000 ISK is charged for those checking in after 22:00.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Check-in is available between 15:00 and 21:00
  • Please contact hostel if arriving after 22:00
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 8 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories
  • Children under the age of 4 stay free.
  • Children under the age of 13 qualify for a discount on the advertised price at check-in.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of ISK 700 - 1400 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room

Accessibility

  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Charges Apply

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Laundry Facilities
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
Check-in:
From 16:00 to 21:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +354 478-1736

hofn@hostel.is

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Vatnajokull (More than 10km)
  • Glacier lagoon (More than 10km)
  • Stokksnes (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

It was really really nice to stay here! No criticism whatsoever!

100%

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Nils,

Thu 19 Oct 2017

Muy atentos y amables. Un espacio suficiente en habitaciones i zonas comunes

90%

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GEMMA,

Wed 31 May 2017

Every hostel was large, with a large, well equipped kitchen and a comfortable room. It was easy to find. It was also on one level, so if you have problems climbing stairs, this one would be great!

100%

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Lynne,

Thu 18 May 2017

Sauberkeit in den Küchen und Bädern bitte verbessern. Viel Dank. Dirk

67%

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Dirk,

Tue 16 May 2017

Good hostel located about 10-15 minutes walk from town centre and well signposted from main road. Friendly and efficient staff. Clean and comfortable. Nice rooms. Well equipped kitchen and large dining area. Good toilet and shower facilities. Lounge area could do with some comfy seating. Like most things in southern Iceland it's rather on the expensive side, but still reasonable value.

93%

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Dean,

Wed 10 May 2017

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (5 to 10km)
  • City Centre (500m - 1km)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (At or next to the hostel)
  • Gym (1 to 2km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Local market (1 to 2km)
  • Mountainous Area (5 to 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (500m - 1km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Airport 7km from Hostel. During summer there are direct flights from Reykjavík and other places to Höfn every day
Bus
Buses from Egilsstaðir Reykjavík and Skaftafell stop at Höfn. On request buses drive guests to and from Hostel
Car
Onsite parking and parking in close proximity of hostel

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