Skógar hostel is located next to Skógafoss Waterfall and the famous Skógar Folk Museum. The perfect stop for those planning on hiking over Fimmvörðuháls
The Hostel by Skógar is situated in the old children's school, close to Skógafoss, one of the best known waterfalls in Iceland. Skógar is a popular place surrounded by great and varied nature; glaciers, mountains, black beaches, green acres, forested area, waterfalls and good hiking routes. Additionally, Skógar local museum, is one of the frequently visited of its kind in Iceland. The hostel is a great stop over for those who are hiking over Fimmvörðuháls, which is one of the most popular routes in the country. Skógar are situated in the middle of south Iceland and is therefore ideal for those who want to explore the south of the country. Please note that the next store is 15 km away.
Opening times (daily/weekly): Check in between 16:00-21:00
Opening times (over the year): 1 February - 1 December
Vík 33 km (ca. 25 min) - Fljótsdalur 53 km (ca. 40 mín) - Vestmannaeyjar 56 km (ca. 1 hour*) - Árnes 109 km (ca. 1 hour 15 min)
* Waiting time for ferry not included
Distance from Reykjavík:
155 km (ca. 1 hour 50 min)