Hotels in Husavik

Hotels & Accommodation in Húsavík

Spend a night in a comfortable hotel or guesthouse in beautiful Husavik, the 'Whale Capital of Iceland'. Find your ideal place to stay while exploring the north of Iceland

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Frequently asked questions

How do I get to Husavik?

There are several options to get to Husavik, which is located 280 miles (460 kilometers) from Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. The most convenient way, which also allows you to explore as you go, is to travel by rented car. You can pick your car up from the International Airport in Keflavik or from your hotel in Reykjavik. Another option is to travel by plane from Reykjavik Airport to Akureyri and take a rental car from there.

What is the best hotel in Husavik?

The best hotel in Husavik is the aptly named Fosshotel Husavik, with a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 493 travelers. This hotel is conveniently located in the town centre of Husavik, with a choice of restaurants and cafés in the area. The hotel also has its own whale-themed bistro, Moby Dick, where guests can enjoy themselves and try out adventurous dishes such as whale steak or a reindeer burger. There are many room types available, ranging from a Standard Single room to a Deluxe Family room that can host a family of four. Fosshotel Husavik is the perfect place to stay while exploring northeastern Iceland.

What should I do while I'm visiting Husavik?

It is highly recommended to head on a cruise to see whales in their natural environment. The waters surrounding Husavik are among the best places in all of Europe to admire these majestic animals. Most of the offered cruises have 100% sighting rates! In the town, you can also visit the Exploration Museum, the Husavik Museum or the Husavik Whale Museum. Choose the latter if you are ready to be wowed by a complete blue whale skeleton.

Additionally, Husavik is an excellent location for exploring the large surroundings of North Iceland. Admire the magnificent Godafoss waterfall, take a stroll through Iceland's 'Capital of the North' Akureyri or why not spend a day exploring the Trollaskagi peninsula.

Going east, you will reach lake Myvatn and it's natural baths. If you travel even further, you will be greeted by the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss.

How big is the offer of accommodation in Husavik for a budget tourist?

Although Husavik is a small town with only 2,300 inhabitants, the offer of places to stay is quite extensive. You can find budget-friendly options at guesthouses, hostels, apartments, and hotels. If you start your search for accommodation early enough and make your reservation in advance, you will find cheap places to stay in a good location without much effort at all.

What's the best place to stay in Husavik?

The best place to stay in Husavik is near the town centre and harbour, from where it will be close to restaurants, shops and tourist information. Husavik is a charming, small-town offering a beautiful ocean view. By booking your stay, you will have the opportunity to see what everyday life looks like in a fishing village in Iceland.

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

Yes, free WiFi and free parking near the property are standard offers at Husavik hotels. Most places offer a breakfast buffet, with the price included in the reservation. Some hotels offer breakfast as an additional option, which is convenient for those planning a very early check-out.