Hotels & Accommodation in Eskifjordur

Hotels & Accommodation in Eskifjordur

Find your place to stay in the East Fjords of Iceland. Choose from a variety of hotels and guesthouses available in the quiet village of Eskifjordur

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Frequently asked questions

What is the best hotel in Eskifjordur?

The best hotel in Eskifjordur is the appropriately named Hotel Eskifjordur. This hotel has a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 34 visitors and is located by the town's shoreline with beautiful views of the bay. Nearby the hotel you will find a few restaurants and cafés, as well as a local supermarket. The hotel has a modern decor and offers 17 rooms, ranging from a Single Standard to a Family Room which can accommodate up to 4 people.

How far is Eskifjordur from Reykjavik?

The small town of Eskifjordur, which has just over 1,000 inhabitants, is located in the East Fjords. The distance from Reykjavik is about 430 miles (700 kilometers), and the journey will take you at least 9 hours without stopping on the way. Most people visiting Eskifjordur do so while traveling the Ring Road around the island.

What part of Eskifjordur should I stay in?

The best part of Eskifjordur to stay in, is along the street that goes along the shoreline, Strandgata. There you have beautiful views of the bay from where the town draws its name. Located on that street are also a few restaurants and cafés as well as a supermarket.

What popular attractions are close to my hotel in Eskifjordur?

The East Fjords of Iceland is a beautiful region filled with harsh nature where wild reindeer live. During your stay in Eskifjordur, you can go to the East Iceland Maritime Museum, walk along the picturesque coast, and in winter, enjoy the Oddsskard ski resort.

Nearby is also the Holmanes Nature Reserve and the largest forest in Iceland called Hallormsstadaskogur. The famous Hengifoss waterfall is located just about 50 miles (80 kilometers) from Eskifjordur. On your way to the city, you can also stop at Faskrudsfjordur coastal village, which has a fascinating Icelandic-French history.

Can I rent a car from my hotel in Eskifjordur?

Unfortunately no. Most car rental companies in this part of Iceland allow you to pick up your car in Egilsstadir, the largest town in the East Fjords. Egilsstadir is located 30 miles (50 kilometers) from Eskifjordur.