Hotels in Olafsvik

Hotels & Accommodation in Ólafsvík

Find a hotel or guesthouse in the quiet village of Olafsvik while exploring the magical Snaefellsnes peninsula. Whether traveling alone or with your family, you are sure to find the ideal place for you

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Frequently asked questions

How big is the offer of hotels in Olafsvik?

The offer of hotels in Olafsvik is lower than in the largest town on the peninsula, Stykkisholmur, and mostly includes 3-star hotels. We can recommend you can look for hotels and places to stay close to the main street named Olafsbraut.

Olafsvik is a small town located on the Snaefellsnes peninsula, known primarily for its highly developed fishing industry. This town is close to the ocean shore and Snaefellsjokull - one of the smallest glaciers in Iceland, behind which lies a world-famous history.

How much does a hotel cost in Olafsvik?

There is always a bigger interest in the Snaefellsnes peninsula during the warmer months, which is why prices in the summer are higher than in winter. Snaefellsnes is a region known as 'Iceland in a nutshell', making it a particularly attractive destination among travelers coming to the country. Here, it’s possible to admire almost all-natural wonders you can find in Iceland. Check out available hotels in Olafsvik and plan your trip to western Iceland now.

What should I see while I'm in Olafsvik?

Olafsvik is a small town primarily known for its highly developed fishing industry. Beautifully located by the ocean, with a thriving port, a stroll through the town is a worthwhile activity. During winter, the viewpoint of the Baejarfoss waterfall is a popular place to go and admire the northern lights. There is also an option to go on a boat trip to watch whales, killer whales, and flocks of birds. Olafsvik is also located close to Snaefellsjokull. This is one of the smallest glaciers in Iceland, behind which lies a world-famous history you might be curious to discover more about.

Do hotels in Olafsvik offer free parking and free WiFi?

Hotels in Olafsvik offer free WiFi, also for guests who visit the restaurant. Parking is also free of charge, and you don't have to book your space in advance. In some places, parking is on the street, and in such small towns in Iceland, there are no parking fees.

What popular attractions are close to Olafsvik?

Olafsvik is an excellent base to explore the Snaefellsnes peninsula and it is located right next to Snaefellsjokull National Park. In the surroundings, you can visit a wealth of incredible attractions such as the Songhellir cave, the Djupalonssandur beach by the village Arnarstapi with its amazing lava formations, the Saxholl volcano, the magnificent Londrangar lava rocks, and the famous Mount Kirkjufell.

What is the best hotel in Olafsvik?

The best hotel in Olafsvik is Welcome Apartments with a rating of 3.8 out of 5 stars from 95 travelers. Located right by the harbor with an ocean view. A few restaurants and cafés are in the area as well as whale watching tours departing regularly just a few-minute walk from the hotel. Each room has a kitchenette, ideal for the independent traveler, as well as self-service check-in and check-out for the guests' convenience. Room types range from simple Single Standard rooms to Triple Standard that can accommodate three people.

What part of Olafsvik should I stay in?

Olafsvik is best known for being a fishing village in a scenic location, which makes the area around the town's harbor the ideal place to stay in. Near the harbor, you can find conveniences such as a gas station and a supermarket. There is also a choice of seafood restaurants near the port, selling the freshest fish possible.