Hotel Isafjordur Gamla is an affordable, comfortable choice of accommodation in Isafjordur, the capital of Westfjords. Travelers on a budget looking for a great base to explore this beautiful town and region should check availability now!
Location & Nearby
Located by the breathtaking harbor in Isafjordur, Hotel Isafjordur Gamla has an excellent position for those exploring the Westfjords. Nearby are grocery stores, restaurants, bars, cafes, tour information centers, and gas stations.
Because of the proximity of the harbor, guests at Hotel Isafjordur Gamla can easily embark on boat trips that include whale watching and puffin watching. Those traveling to the magnificent, remote Hornstrandir Reserve can also arrange ferries there from this port.
Isafjordur also has a range of museums, including a maritime and natural history museum, a swimming pool, and a brewery, which you can walk to from the hotel.
Those renting a car can drive to many incredible attractions in the depths of the Westfjords. The coastal village of Bolungarvik, which is steeped in folklore, is just eight miles (13 kilometers) away. The Arctic Fox Center is 13 miles (21 kilometers) in the opposite direction, where you can meet and learn about Iceland's only native land mammal.
One of the world's most breathtaking waterfalls, Dynjandi, is 33 miles (53 kilometers) south. Around 328 feet (100 meters) and cascading down a cliff shaped like a staircase, there are few sites as mesmerizing.
Further afield - but still accessible - are attractions such as the Latrabjarg birdwatching cliffs, Raudasandur beach, and the town of Holmavik. Latrabjarg is an incredible place to find puffins in midsummer, where they nest in the hundreds of thousands, while Raudasandur is a beautiful shore renowned for its golden sands.
Holmavik is home to the Museum of Witchcraft and Sorcery, a fascinating exhibition on Iceland's magical past. The Sorcerer's Cottage is nearby, where you can see how a medieval Icelandic wizard once lived.
Those staying at Hotel Isafjordur Gamla who love animals will find abundant wildlife as they travel around the region. The beaches and bays are home to many seals, whales feed in the beautiful fjords, birds soar from the cliffs, and even wild Arctic foxes can be spotted in undergrowth inland.
Facilities & Amenities
Hotel Isafjordur Gamla offers double and triple bedrooms, all of which have washbasins and share other bathroom facilities. These facilities have showers and toiletries. Guests can also use the communal kitchen to save more money, which is fully furnished and has plenty of seating.
The living area has a flat-screen television and a computer that is free to use, and bike rentals can be arranged. Outdoors is a lovely terrace with picnic facilities to enjoy the midnight sun at the height of summer.
Parking is free, and WiFi is available in some of the rooms.
Why Choose Hotel Isafjordur Gamla?
Hotel Isafjordur Gamla is an affordable place to stay for travelers on a budget in the Westfjords, particularly considering its location in the heart of Isafjordur. Check availability by choosing a date.