Guesthouse Dyngja is a charming new guesthouse located right by the harbour in Höfn, a fishing village in the region of Vatnajökull glacier on Iceland's south-eastern coast. It provides rooms decorated in country style with warm colours along with a cozy guest lounge with music, books and coffee free of charge. Wi-Fi and parking are free. All guest rooms have shared bathrooms (one with shower on upper floor and one with a bath on lower floor). The rooms feature fine bed linen, towels and bath ropes. The spacious shared terrace offers panoramic views of Höfn Harbour.
Guesthouse Dyngja is located right by the harbour in Höfn on the South Eastern coast of Iceland, only 3 km from highway one. Höfn is 450 km from Reykjavík, 80 km from glacial lagoon Jökulsárlón and 274 km from Seydisfjörður where Smyril Line ferry arrives to Iceland.
Höfn‘s airport is 4 km from the town, where Ernir (Eagle Airways) operates flights between Reykjavík and Höfn. The flight takes 50 minutes.
Höfn is in the region of Vatnajökull glacier, the largest glacier in Europe, and the town is often called the lobster town of Iceland since a lot of lobster is caught nearby. In Höfn you will find a choice of places to dine. Right across the street is the wonderful restaurant, Gastronomy Langoustine, and on the other corner is a new restaurant opening this spring, Pakkhús Restaurant. Ósinn restaurant is in walking distance, offering variable menu with langoustine, . Kaffihornið and Víkin offer courses on more reasonable prices.
In Höfn you can choose from a range of activities such as outdoor swimming pool, hiking trails, beautiful walking routes with ocean and glacier view, golf course, museums, glacier exhibitions and evening sailing tours on Hornafjörður bay. Find activities in the surrounding area including Hoffell‘s natural geothermal pool and ATV tours, tours to Vatnajökull glacier on specially equipped four-wheel drive jeeps and skidoos. The glacial lagoon, Jökulsárlón, is 45 minutes driving away.
We will be glad to help you make reservations for restaurants or activities.
If cancelled up to 48 hours before the date of arrival, no fee will be charged.
If cancelled later or in case of no-show, the total price of the reservation will be charged.
Although all rates are quoted in EUR, please note that charges will be
made in ISK according to the exchange rate on the day that the charge is
Accepted credit cards:
Visa, Euro/MasterCard, Maestro.
The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorise credit cards prior to arrival.
780 Hofn / Hornafjörður
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This page was last updated: 13 April 2012