Hotels in Hafnarfjordur

Hotels & Accommodation in Hafnarfjordur

Explore the wide range of hotels and guesthouses in Hafnarfjordur that will meet your expectations. Find your place to stay, just outside of the capital in the 'town of elves'

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Frequently asked questions

What is the best hotel in Hafnarfjordur?

The best hotel in Hafnarfjordur is Hotel Vellir, rated 4.1 out of 5 stars by 341 travelers. With its location on the edge of town near Lake Ástjörn, it's ideal for nature walks while still being in the Greater Capital Area, with a 15-minute drive to downtown Reykjavik. Within walking distance of the hotel, you can find a public swimming pool, a supermarket and a gym. There are Other attractions near the area include Lake Kleifarvatn and the Krysuvik geothermal area.

Travelers can choose among a wide array of rooms available, from an Economy Double, which is ideal for budget travelers, to a Family Room which can host up to 4 visitors.

What part of Hafnarfjordur should I stay in?

One of the best locations to stay in is near the harbor, where every year, you can participate in the Viking Festival. There you will find comfortable modern properties or traditionally furnished, cosy places where everyone will feel relaxed. No matter in which part of Hafnarfjordur you stay, you can easily enjoy all the amenities offered by the city.

What are the best hotels near Viking Village?

If you want to stay close to the Viking Village, book your accommodation in the town center or close to the harbor. You can also spend the night in the Viking-inspired Hotel Viking, which will give you a unique experience and allow you to try the local cuisine in a nearby restaurant.

Can I get an early check-in at a hotel in Hafnarfjordur?

Early check-in is possible, but hotels can't promise it in advance. This option is dependent on check-outs and the availability of free rooms. Contact the hotel in Hafnarfjordur and ask for early check-in if you are arriving in Iceland in the morning. The reception staff will be happy to help and will allow you to arrange an early check-in if possible.

What trips can I take if I book a hotel in Hafnarfjordur?

Most day and multi-day trips start from Reykjavik. When you find the tour you are interested in, check the pickup place that is closest to your hotel and get there by rented car or bus. Remember to pay for the parking space. If you need help finding your pick-up point, contact the tour operator.

Do hotels in Hafnarfjordur offer a free shuttle from Keflavik International Airport?

There is no free airport shuttle to hotels in Hafnarfjordur. Some places may offer an airport transfer, but in this case, you have to be prepared for an additional cost. The International Airport in Keflavik is located less than 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Hafnarfjordur, and the best option to get to the city is by shuttle bus, taxi, or renting your car at the airport upon arrival in Iceland.

Should I book accommodation in Hafnarfjordur if I want to see the northern lights?

The northern lights in Iceland are visible from September to April, in all regions in the country. For the best chances of seeing the northern lights, it's essential that the place where you observe the sky is far from artificial light coming from the city. If you choose to stay in a hotel in Hafnarfjordur, you can quickly get out of the city and into the dark outskirts where you can see the aurora more clearly.

Can I pick up the rental car directly from the hotel in Hafnarfjordur?

Most car rental companies in Iceland offer pickups at International Airport in Keflavik or directly at their office. Many of them, usually for a fee, provide the opportunity to arrive at the traveler's accommodation and then take the driver to the office, where you can sign a car rental agreement.

Do hotels in Hafnarfjordur offer free parking, free WiFi and local breakfast?

Many hotels in Hafnarfjordur offer free parking. Only the number of parking spaces can be limited. All hotels have free WiFi, and some also have breakfast included in the price. Take a look at the available hotels in Hafnarfjordur on our accommodation page and choose the best place for you.