Seyðisfjörður HI hostel- Hafaldan Harbour

Nestled in the mountainous landscape of the Eastfjords, Seyðisfjörður is a true gem of a town with colorful little houses and a vibrant arts community.

Hafaldan Harbour Hostel was established in 1975 and nestles on the north side of the Seyðisfjörður fjord with an amazing view from the dining area. Rooms are small & cozy with washbasin in every room. Very authentic hostel with a lot of charm. Bed linen and towels are always included in the stay. The Harbour is Ideal for those who seek basic & budget accommodation.

Hafaldan Harbour hostel offers very good common facilities: Self Catering Kitchen, Laundry facilities & Free Wi-Fi.

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 site in the middle lake Urriðavatn.


At HI Iceland, we strive to meet and exceed the standards expected of us as a leader in sustainable travel. We take an active role in promoting sustainability within our community and we lead by example, and by good actions and practices in our operation.

  • Eco friendly
  • Family rooms
  • Free Luggage Storage
  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Linen included
  • Personal Power Outlets & Bed Light