Reykholar HI Hostel

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Álftaland, Reykhólar, Iceland
Rated excellent
Check-in & out
16:00 / 11:00
Parking available


Relax in the hot tub and sauna amid gorgeous countryside surroundings at Reykholar HI Hostel in the southern Westfjords. Travelers looking for a shared or private room and an excellent base to discover wildlife and natural wonders should book their stay here now.

Location & Nearby

Reykholar HI Hostel is in the southern Westfjords facing Breidafjordur bay, a bird-watchers and nature lovers’ paradise. The many islands and islets in the bay are home to diverse and abundant birdlife and sealife.

Guests will appreciate the area's tranquility, with green pastures surrounding the accommodation and rugged hills towering behind. Take a walk in the nearby forest or head to the Grettislaug swimming pool, just 984 yards (900 meters) along the road. It’s an excellent place to soak in warm geothermal waters and enjoy bird watching.

You can top up your groceries and have some delicious food just 382 yards (350 meters) from Reykholar HI Hostel. The small restaurant in the grocery store serves pizzas, burgers, seafood, and drinks. The village gas station is also convenient when preparing for sightseeing days.

The Westfjords is full of natural gems and ripe for exploration. You won’t be disappointed about taking the time to drive to remote attractions far from the crowds.

Get off the beaten track and head to Dynjandi waterfall, 102 miles (165 kilometers) from Reykholar HI Hostel. Put on your good walking shoes and raincoat and prepare to be amazed by these spectacular falls. Five other waterfalls cascade below it, and the mountainous landscape offers panoramic views.

It’s also possible to take a day trip to Raudisandur red sand beach, 121 miles (195 kilometers) west of the accommodation. Raudisandur is a beautiful place to take a long stroll and marvel at the serenity of this untouched paradise.

Facilities & Amenities

Guests can choose a private single, twin, triple, or quadruple room or select a bed in a five-bed dormitory. All room types have shared, modern bathroom facilities with towels and bed linens included.

Travelers will love this hostel’s comfortable beds and clean, well-kept rooms. It’s also known for having a friendly vibe and attracts all kinds of guests, including families and solo travelers.

Reykholar HI Hostel has shared kitchen facilities and a communal space for everyone to chill out with sofas, chairs, and dining tables. Help yourself to coffee all day and prepare meals when it suits you.

One of the best property features is the outdoor hot tub, where guests can relax amid peaceful surroundings and enjoy the mountain views. The indoor sauna is also a major perk and another welcoming option for relaxation at the end of a day out exploring.

Why Choose Reykholar HI Hostel?

Reykholar HI Hostel has a range of room options plus a shared hot tub and sauna facilities in the breathtaking Westfjords. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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Room types

5 bed dorm - shared bathroom

Room size
20 m2
1 person
Bed options

Single room - shared bathroom

1 person
Bed options

Twin Room - Shared Bathroom

2 persons
Bed options

Triple room - shared bathroom

3 persons
Bed options
Double, Single

4 bed room - shared bathroom

4 persons
Bed options
2x Twin


Attractions nearby


Free parking
BBQ facilities
Hot tub/jacuzzi
Smoke Alarm
Fire Extinguisher
No smoking
Shared kitchen
Steam room
Heated pool
Hot spring
Family rooms
Traditional key access
Free Wi-Fi
Invoice provided
Shared lounge/ TV area
Outdoor swimming pool (Additional charge)
Open all year pool

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