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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Hafaldan HI hostel - Old Hospital

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Nestled in the mountainous landscape of the Eastfjords, Seyðisfjörður is a true gem of a town with colourful little houses and a vibrant arts community. It was the site of the internationally acclaimed television series Trapped, showing its ominous side in the middle of winter. In the summer the town is alive with culture events, and when the Norröna ferry docks every week it is transformed into the smallest metropolis in the world.
Seyðisfjörður HI Hostel offers accommodation in two different but equally charming historic houses; Hafaldan Harbour & Hafaldan Old Hospital.

Hafaldan Old Hospital is located in the towns centre in the historic former hospital building. The building has been under constant renovation for the last years and is without a doubt one of Icelands most charming hostels with beautiful interior design. The newest pride is the little basements 'SPA' where guests can enjoy a Sauna & relax after a busy day of sightseeing. The hostel offers variety of different rooms both with private and shared bathroom.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.7

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 9.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    13 Jul 2021
    What a wonderful place to land after traveling and stopping at sites along the way all day! The beds were so comfortable, the house is bright and beautiful, and you can’t ask for a better location in town! Thanks to the staff for making us feel so welcome. The Vok Baths were a great recommendation. But be sure to make your own meals here or book reservations well ahead of your stay. Hope to visit again for longer!
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    08 Sep 2019
    My favourite hostel I’ve ever stayed at. You will not be disappointed if you end up staying here!
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    20 Jul 2019
    Very beautifully restored old hospital turned hostel with lovely common room/dining room, well stoked kitchen and comfortable and quiet bedrooms. We were in a 4 bunk room as a family and loved it!!
    USA, Mixed Group, 41+
  • 9.4


    09 Sep 2019
    Great place to stay.
    Malaysia, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    05 Jul 2019
    This place is pretty cool. The building is interesting itself. Everything was clean and people seemed to be having a good time in the dining room. Seydisfjordur is small, so it's easy to get everywhere. I never met any staff, but I was only there one night. My only complaint is that the curtains were translucent. So if you can only sleep in darkness, you'll need an eye mask.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    31 Aug 2021
    They had the best shower facilities! Only thing that would have been nice is a lock on the dorm door and a curtain in the dorm window.
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    08 Sep 2019
    Loved that they are trying to be ecofriendly with the soap, toiletpaper etc! Lovely place to stay, very welcoming and cozy.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    31 Aug 2019
    Beautiful hostel, light, spacious and spotlessly clean. I didn't spent long here but I had a great night's sleep, and the common areas were superb.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    03 Sep 2019
    Very clean and cosy. The facilities such as the showers and the kitchen were beautiful and really clean. The location is great, the little village is very beautiful and looks like a fairy tale. We enjoyed our stay. The only thing is the rooms are a bit small for 6 people (where we stayed). I would definitely recommend this hostel tho
    Spain, Female, 25-30
  • 8.0


    06 Jun 2021
    It is hard to do a review during covid times. The atmosphere was 0 and the staff is non existent. They leave your room open or key in door and thats how you check in. The dorm had no lock or key. I dont think there were lockers. However i had the room to myself. The better showers are downstairs by the sauna. And yes there is a sauna and laundry. The location is perfect. I would stay here again for sure.
    USA, Female, 31-40
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games