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A Quiet Farm by the Seashore
Choose between accommodation in a newly renovated farmhouse and private cottages close by, and enjoy the view out to sea while soaking in the outdoor geothermal hot tub. If you are in the mood for a walk, hike up the local mountain for breathtaking views over Húnaflói bay.


Hostel Facilities
• Family rooms available            • Common room(s)            • Self-catering kitchen
• Free WiFi   • Lockers available   • Hot tub
• Laundry facilities   • BBQ    


GPS: 65.2589109, -21.109852100000012

Sæberg Hostel is located midway between Akureyri and Reykjavík, by road no. 1 (1 km away).

Public transport: During the summer there are two daily buses from Akureyri and Reykjavík and one during the winter. Guests arriving by bus should get off at Reykjaskóli.

Parking: We have plenty of free parking onsite.

In the area
  • Visit the local history museum only 400 meters away.
  • The Sæberg Hostel is located midway between Reykjavík and Akureyri, making it an ideal rest stop on your way either to the South of Iceland or up North.
  • The surrounding landscape is beautiful, with many opportunities for hiking and birdwatching.
At Sæberg
  • The Sæberg Hostel is situated on an old farm, and the proprietors are still active farmers with over 800 sheep as well as cattle and horses.
  • The hostel features an outdoor hot tub heated with geothermal water from the local hot spring, offering a beautiful view over the Hrútafjörður bay.
  • Within walking distance from the hostel is the local history museum, where you can learn about the traditions and daily life of past generations in the area.
  • There are several walking trails in the area around the hostel, perfect for an evening stroll.
Sæberg Hostel is well suited to serve groups and provides quality, secure and affordable accommodation to all types of groups. 
The hostel welcomes groups of approximately 40 people from March until October. Accommodation outside these dates available on request.

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Facilities and Services for Groups
Dorm rooms and private rooms.
Free WiFi.
Bed linen & towels included.
Lounge area.
Self-catering facilities, kitchen and dining area.
Breakfast and lunch can be arranged.
You can book the hostel for your group. 
We will be happy to discuss the options available to you and your group.


Book your Daytour with us

  • Dog Sledding

    Dog sledding tour around the Lake Mývatn area in North Iceland. A must do for dog lovers.

  • Silent Whale Watching

    Spot the Minke whale and Humpback whale, in the silent, environmentally-friendly, electric boat. Minimum disturbance to whales and nature and no carbon footprint.

  • Lake Myvatn day tour

    Lake Mývatn tour from Akureyri is the most popular destination in North Iceland.

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