Selfoss Hostel is a cosy, budget choice of accommodation located between the sites of the Golden Circle and South Coast. Travellers looking for somewhere affordable with a hot tub, close to many incredible attractions, will find it ticks every box.
Location & Nearby
Selfoss Hostel, as its name suggests, is located in the town of Selfoss in Iceland’s south. This settlement is famous for utilising the area’s geothermal activity to grow food in greenhouses, and for being a great pitstop for travellers due to its wealth of services.
Furthermore, it is a fantastic base to explore the Golden Circle and South Coast sightseeing routes. The closest sites of the Golden Circle are Geysir, a geothermal area with explosive hot springs, and Thingvellir, a magnificent national park; they are 50 minutes away in slightly different directions. The third major attraction, Gullfoss waterfall, is just down the road from Geysir.
The nearest sites of the South Coast, meanwhile, are just under an hour away; Seljalandsfoss and Gljufrabui waterfalls are both spectacular, from here you can easily reach attractions such as Reynisfjara black sand beach and the Dyrholaey rock arch.
Facilities & Amenities
Selfoss hostel may be affordable, but it is still clean, cosy and welcoming. There are single rooms, double or twin rooms, triple rooms and quad rooms with comfy beds and access to regularly maintained shared bathrooms, complete with showers. Furthermore, there is a five-bed family room and an eight-bed dormitory with their own facilities.
The rest of the hostel focuses on fostering a social atmosphere. The communal kitchens and dining room are spacious and excellently equipped; there is a games room with a television; the outdoor area boasts barbecue facilities; and, as noted, there is a geothermal hot tub located in the garden.
Free Wifi and free parking are offered to all guests.
Why Choose Selfoss Hostel?
Selfoss Hostel should be a top choice for travellers who want the opportunity to explore the Golden Circle and South Coast with ease, but without breaking the bank. Book your dorm here now.