Brodannes Hostel is a beautiful, affordable place to stay, immersed in Icelandic wilderness on the cusp of the spectacular Westfjords. Travelers seeking to escape the crowds as they explore this magnificent region, particularly those on a budget, will find no better choice.
Location & Nearby
Brodannes Hostel is deep in nature, far from civilization, making it perfect for those seeking the untouched nature and tranquility Iceland boasts. From the front doors, you can go on beautiful coastal walks to marvel over the mountains of the Westfjords, the abundant birdlife in the area, and perhaps even some wildlife in the ocean.
The nearest town where you can get amenities such as groceries and find services such as restaurants and bars is Holmavik, 23 miles (37 kilometers) away.
Holmavik is also home to one of the most infamous and fascinating attractions of the Westfjords, the Museum of Witchcraft and Sorcery. This exhibition details how early Icelanders believed they were using magic to ease their troubles and curse their neighbors and boasts many artifacts - including a pair of human-skin pants.
This museum has a slightly more distant component at the Sorcerer’s Cottage, 38 miles (61 kilometers) from the hostel. This perfectly preserved turf house shows you how a medieval warlock lived and has authentic staves carved into the woodwork and stone.
Another attraction of the area is Drangnes, a gorgeous village with coastal hot pools. It is 42 miles (67.5 kilometers) away.
Many travelers spend a night or two at Brodannes Hostel before traveling further into the vast Westfjords to continue their travels. After all, this region’s more distant attractions include the magnificent waterfall of Dynjandi, the puffin-watching cliffs of Latrabjarg, and the untouched nature reserve of Hornstrandir.
Facilities & Amenities
Guests at Brodannes Hostel have a range of options. Those on a budget or looking for a more social stay can book a bed in a dorm, and those looking for privacy can book twin, four-person, and six-person rooms. The bathroom facilities are shared, and Wi-Fi is free and fast throughout the building.
The hostel offers a beautiful, spacious kitchen and dining area with large windows providing spectacular views of the surrounding nature. There is plenty of free parking available.
Why Choose Brodannes Hostel?
Brodannes Hostel is a fantastic, affordable place to stay for Westfjords travelers, particularly those eager to immerse themselves in the country’s nature. Check availability now by choosing a date.