Seyðisfjörður - Hafaldan Old Hospital HI Hostel

Voted best HI Hostel worldwide in 2015, Hafaldan Old Hospital Hostel is one of the most unique hostels in Iceland. A former hospital, the building has been lovingly restored over the years to make the most of the building and its beautiful surroundings in the East Fjords. Located the centre of town, you’re just a short walk away from independent restaurants and cafes and the iconic rainbow street. The newest pride is the basement Spa where guests can enjoy the sauna and relax after a busy day of sightseeing.

In the area:

  • Visit the Skaftfell Center for Visual Art, a space for events, exhibitions and artists' residencies.
  • Experiment with your voice at Tvísöngur, a sound sculpture overlooking the town. The concrete domes creative a unique resonance with reference to Icelandic folk music and myths.
  • An hours drive away is Hengifoss with its unquie red clay surroundings, as well as Litlanesfoss waterfall with it‘s basalt columns.
  • Vök baths and spa is a short drive away. It is the largest spa in the area and has geothermal pools that sit in the middle lake Urriðavatn.
  • Cots Available
  • Eco friendly
  • Family rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Linen included
  • Personal Power Outlets & Bed Light
  • Sauna