Hafaldan Old Hospital
Hafaldan HI hostel in Seyðisfjörður offers great value accommodation in two historical buildings in Seydisfjordur; Hafaldan old Hospital and Hafaldan Harbour. In June 2015 it was rated the best HI hostel worldwide and we keep on doing our very best to make our visitors feel welcomed in the spectacular town in the east.
Hafaldan old Hospital Hostel is located in the centre of Seyðisfjörður in the historic former hospital building. It is next door to the swimming pool, childrens playground and a 5 min walk from the cafés and handcraft stores. The newly renovated building offers great common facilities; kitchen, washing machine & dryer and free WiFi. A wooden Sauna has just been built and will open for guests in 2017. We offer a wide range of rooms; Double / Twin, Triple, Four beds private, Five bed private and dormitory beds. There is a washbasin in every room and some rooms offer a private bathroom. All beds include a fresh pillow and mattress cover. If Bed linen & Towel is ordered online - the beds will be made up on arrival. It is also possible to rent it on the spot. Reception is in the old Hospital building during summer for both Hafaldan buildings.
Seyðisfjörður is a perfect destination for those who love the outdoors with beautiful natural setting that allows for some great activities such as hiking, bicyble tours or bicycle rent, sea angling and kayaking. Art lovers can visit the Center of Visual Arts Skaftfell and different small Handcraft Boutiques around town. Excellent restaurants/cafés can be found in the picturesque town where the locals strive to offer an authentic experience to its visitors. The White guide Nordic just awarded Norðaustur Sushi & Bar the third best restaurant experience in Iceland for 2017. So don´t miss out on this magic town in East Iceland, most of our guests regret not staying longer.
We look forward to your stay.