Vik HI Hostel is a budget-friendly hostel located in the southernmost part of Iceland and near the coastal village of Vik i Myrdal. Travelers looking for affordable accommodation with stunning mountains and seaside village views will find Vik HI Hostel the perfect place to stay.
Location & Nearby
Vik HI Hostel boasts a fantastic location in the beautiful landscapes of South Iceland. The nearest village, Vik i Myrdal, is only 0.4 miles (under a kilometer) south of the hostel. Meanwhile, views from the hostel include the Myrdalsjokull glacier to the north and the Dykrhlaey cliffs to the south.
From the hostel, travelers can reach the village on foot and visit its local attractions. Learn the local history by visiting the Skaffelingur Museum and its 100-year-old ship. When you get hungry, check out Sudur-Vik Restaurant, which offers a wide variety of food, from lamb and char fish to pizza and wine.
Travelers can also refill their rations by visiting the Kronan supermarket, which is only 0.6 miles (one kilometer) away from the hostel. If you want to fill up your tank, you can find around four gas stations at Vik i Myrdal.
Meanwhile, travelers on a journey along Iceland’s famous Ring Road and its attractions will sure find the hostel a convenient place to stay. The nearest Ring Road attraction from the hotel is the Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach, which is only 4.8 miles (7.7 kilometers) away. Meanwhile, west of it is the Seljalandsfoss waterfall and the Skogafoss waterfall.
Vik HI Hostel’s ideal location also makes it a perfect spot to settle before visiting Katla UNESCO Global Geopark, 9.9 miles (15.9 kilometers) away. The Geopark has volcanoes, glaciers, lava fields, waterfalls, and black beaches.
Facilities & Amenities
The Vik Hi Hostel’s room options include a mixed six-person dorm, private single, double, or twin, and quadruple dorms with shared bathrooms. For groups of friends or families, there’s also a private A-frame cottage with a private bathroom.
On its premises, guests have access to a bar, BBQ facilities, a self-catering kitchen, cycle rental, and common areas with windows framing the beautiful village of Vik. An excellent buffet breakfast is available every morning.
There’s also free Wi-FI, as well as parking for guests.
Vik HI Hostel staff can also book your day tours in the area, including a journey to Myrdalsjokull glacier, Iceland’s fourth largest ice cap. You can also try hiking through the spectacular Remundargil canyon or visit a Viking burial ground, Hjorleifshaugur, on the Hjorleifshofdi promontory.
Why Choose Vik Hi Hostel?
Solo travelers, groups, and families looking for budget-friendly accommodations and the chance to interact with fellow travelers should consider Vik HI Hostel. Moreover, the hostel's location is near some of South Iceland's biggest attractions. Check availability by choosing a date.