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  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

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."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Ljosafossskoli Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Ljosafossskoli is an old school building built in 1946 and is based in the famous Golden Circle. Our building features an indoor sports hall, shared kitchen and a guest lounge that are available for everyone staying with us.

My place is close to Thingvellir National Park, Lake Ulfljotsvatn, Lake Thingvellir and Selfoss. When exploring South Iceland and the Golden Circle area, Ljosafossskoli is one of the most central places you can stay at. Thingvellir, Gullfoss, Geysir, Keriedh and many other of the most popular places to visit in the south are all a short drive from Ljosafossskoli.

Our building features bright, simple and comfortable bedrooms that come with shared bathroom facilities.
Linen and towels are included. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, families (with kids), and big groups.

Ljosafossskoli Hostel Policies & Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 72 hours before arrival.

Check in from 17:00 to 22:00.
Check out before 12:00 .

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.


Reception opening times; 08:00-22:00.
No curfew.
Child friendly.
Non smoking. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 8.3

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 8.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    24 Mar 2019
    This hostel was absolutely amazing, from the staff to the atmosphere! We could see the northern lights from our room! The staff was so accommodating, generous and helpful!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    10 Nov 2018
    Great place! clean, quiet, convenient location and great views. We even saw the northern lights. Staff was friendly and check in and check out was easy. I definitely recommend.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0


    11 Jul 2018
    I wish I could have stayed longer here! We had a private double bedroom and it was great. Very clean, towels and linens included. The bathrooms were very clean as well. The kitchen had everything we needed to make a quick breakfast. Down the hall from our room was a nice common area with some books and a TV, an indoor basketball court, and very friendly staff. If I had been here longer I would have loved to walk around the property more - it's in a beautiful location.
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 10.0


    26 Jun 2018
    I had a lovely time at this hostel. I would definitely stay again. The area was beautiful. It’s worth noting that when we booked the hostel it was listed as being in selfoss. it’s actually 20min out of town, which was not a problem for us, but may cause issues for someone who wants to stay in selfoss.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    26 Aug 2018
    The staff is incredibly kind and helpful. It was a school before being an hostel so it’s well think and big. Lot’s of space in the bathrooms. Kitchen is large and everything is clean.
    Switzerland, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.4


    16 May 2019
    It was great stay with comfy beds! The rooms lock but the front door to the building remains open! It was perfect for what we needed!
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    16 Oct 2018
    Good facilities, clean, very friendly receptionist / owner Johannes, beware the downstairs showers are very much communal but there are one or two private ones dotted around
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    27 Jul 2019
    The location for what my group was doing (wedding at Hotel up the road) was perfect. This was a better alternative money wise to stay here since we wouldn’t be in there besides sleeping. Staff was friendly and gave us a tour when we arrive, bathrooms were clean (even if waits for showers were long), and free parking is a bonus since that’s the only way to arrive.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 8.3


    14 Aug 2018
    I enjoyed my stay at the hostel. The rooms are comfortable. It will be good if some of the pots and pans be replaced.
    Singapore, Female, 41+
  • 6.9


    03 Sep 2019
    The place itself was okay. However, we thought we were staying in Selfoss because of the address listing. This place is 20km outside of Selfoss. Also, the wifi didn't work on the third floor.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
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  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Golf Course
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Washing Machine
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)