Guesthouse Hammersmini is a beautiful, affordable guesthouse in Djupivogur, making it a fantastic home-away-from-home for Eastfjords travelers. Those embarking on a ring road adventure will find its location and comfort unbeatable, particularly those on a budget.
Location & Nearby
Guesthouse Hammersmini is located in the heart of Djupivogur, a town in the Icelandic Eastfjords, making it perfect for those exploring this region or embarking on a Ring Road adventure. Djupivogur is a beautiful settlement, surrounded by dramatic coastline and home to many quaint buildings and public works of art. Most notable are the Eggs of Merry Bay, a row of sculpted eggs of the shore designed after all the area's nesting species.
On top of this, the town has grocery stores, souvenir shops, restaurants, bars, gas stations, and other services and amenities that travelers might need. Furthermore, some tour operators work in the area who can offer you excursions into the local area.
Djupivogur is a great place to stay for those looking to reach the many other incredible sites of the Eastfjords. This region is renowned for its spectacular bays, towering mountains, amazing views over the Vatnajokull glacier, and abundant wildlife. As you travel the coastal routes and from attraction to attraction, keep an eye out for reindeer, arctic foxes, seals, whales, and dolphins.
Though the region is best known for its fjords, as its name suggests, there are plenty of sites inland you should make an effort to reach. Around 47 miles (75 kilometers) away is the largest forest in the country, Hallormstadaskogar, which boasts a wealth of birdlife and many hiking trails. This feature sits on the edge of Lake Lagarfjlot, which is both beautiful and steeped in fascinating folklore.
The third tallest waterfall in Iceland, Hengifoss, is 60 miles (97 kilometers) north. This stunning feature requires a fair amount of hiking to reach, but the three-hour trail will also introduce you to another striking waterfall, Litlanesfoss. You can head to the country's tallest free-standing mountain, Snaefell, by driving 96 miles (154) for some incredible panoramas over Vatnajokull National Park.
The East's largest town is Egilsstadir, which is only 53 miles (86 kilometers) north.
Facilities & Amenities
Guesthouse Hammersmini is a small, homey property that offers its guests clean twin rooms with beds that can be combined into doubles. The furnishings a bright and simplistic, and all the windows have lovely views of the town, sea, or mountains. The bathroom facilities are shared, and guests can use the communal kitchen to save money by self-catering. Free WiFi and parking are provided to all guests and the guesthouse has laundry machines.
Outdoors, you'll find a lovely garden with a picnic area. Feel free to use the barbecue facilities for a meal under the midnight sun in summer. In winter, you can use the space to seek out the northern lights, which are particularly beautiful when dancing above such lovely surroundings.
Why Choose Guesthouse Hammersmini?
Ring road and Eastfjords travelers seeking affordable, comfortable accommodation in Djupivogur will love staying at Guesthouse Hammersmini. Check availability by choosing a date.