Osar Hostel is a lovely hostel in north Iceland, close to the basalt rock monolith of Hvitserkur. Any traveler looking for something welcoming and affordable in this remote and spectacular part of the country will find a perfect room here.
Location & Nearby
Travelers can find the Osar Hostel on the little-explored Vatnsnes Peninsula in north Iceland. This part of the country is most renowned for Hvitserkur, a beautiful offshore rock formation that resembles an elephant, which you can easily walk to in just fifteen minutes. It is also known for its abundant seal colonies, found all along the local beaches.
The peninsula’s largest town, Hvammstangi, is 45 minutes away. Here, you can discover grocery shops and other amenities, as well as the fascinating Icelandic Seal Center, where you can learn all about these charming creatures. You’ll find even more services in the town of Blonduos, which is one hour to the east.
Osar Hostel has particular appeal to those traveling between the main sightseeing routes of the west and north due to its location between the two. Furthermore, it is only 30 minutes detour away from the Ring Road.
Facilities & Amenities
At Osar Hostel, guests can choose between single, double, triple, and quad rooms depending on the size of their group. All are furnished with linens and towels, and their ambiance is that of a rustic yet airy log cabin. The bathrooms are shared and well maintained, and guests are welcome to use the fully furnished kitchen and dining area. Furthermore, there is a TV room and a bar for socializing and relaxing.
Free Wifi and free parking are available for all travelers.
Why Choose Osar Hostel?
Osar Hostel is a fantastic place to stay for those exploring the remote and spectacular Vatnsnes Peninsula and those traveling between the west and the north. Check availability by choosing a date.