Vagnsstadir HI Hostel

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Blackout drapes, soundproofing, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi
Blackout drapes, soundproofing, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi
Blackout drapes, soundproofing, free cribs/infant beds, free WiFi
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Overview of Vagnsstadir HI Hostel

Vagnsstadir HI Hostel

2.0 star property

Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast available

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
Vagnsstaðir, Kalfatellsstadhur, 0781

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationThe Thorbergur Center10 min drive
  • Popular LocationJokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon15 min drive
  • AirportHornafjordur (HFN)36 min drive
  • Popular LocationHornafjordur Art Museum42 min drive

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About this area


Located in Kalfatellsstadhur, Vagnsstadir HI Hostel is in a rural area. Travelers eager for a bit of culture can stop by The Thorbergur Center, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Vatnajökull National Park and Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon.

What's nearby

  • The Thorbergur Center - 10 min drive
  • Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon - 15 min drive
  • Silfurnes Golf Course - 41 min drive
  • Hornafjordur Art Museum - 42 min drive
  • Huldusteinn Stone Museum - 42 min drive

About this property

Vagnsstadir HI Hostel

Hostel in a rural location
Vagnsstadir HI Hostel provides a garden and more. Kids stay for free, and guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • Free self parking
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge), smoke-free premises, and tour/ticket assistance
  • Guest reviews speak well of the location
Room features
All guestrooms at Vagnsstadir HI Hostel offer amenities such as free WiFi.
Extra amenities include:
  • Blackout drapes/curtains and sound-insulated walls
  • Communal kitchens, free infant beds, and heating


Czech, English, German, Polish, Slovak

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–9 AM: ISK 3500 for adults and ISK 1750 for children

Family friendly

  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Tour/ticket assistance


  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating


  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
1 child can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for continental breakfast: ISK 3500 for adults and ISK 1750 for children (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Property is also known as

Vagnsstadir HI Hostel Hofn
Vagnsstadir HI Hofn
Vagnsstadir HI Hostel Kalfatellsstadhur
Vagnsstadir HI Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Frequently asked questions

Is Vagnsstadir HI Hostel pet-friendly?

No, pets are not allowed at this property.

How much does it cost to stay at Vagnsstadir HI Hostel?

As of Aug 18, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Vagnsstadir HI Hostel on Aug 31, 2022 start from CA $113.8, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.

How much is parking at Vagnsstadir HI Hostel?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at Vagnsstadir HI Hostel?

Check-in is from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.

What time is check-out at Vagnsstadir HI Hostel?

Check-out is at 10 AM.

Where is Vagnsstadir HI Hostel located?

Situated in Kalfatellsstadhur, this beach hostel is 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Vatnajokull and 2.1 mi (3.3 km) from Vatnajökull National Park. Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and The Thorbergur Center are also within 12 mi (20 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Vagnsstadir HI Hostel and receive a full refund?

Yes, Vagnsstadir HI Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Vagnsstadir HI Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

Rating 5 - Excellent. 41 out of 253 reviews
5 - Excellent 16%
Rating 4 - Good. 100 out of 253 reviews
4 - Good 40%
Rating 3 - Okay. 59 out of 253 reviews
3 - Okay 23%
Rating 2 - Poor. 37 out of 253 reviews
2 - Poor 15%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 16 out of 253 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%




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Property conditions & facilities



3/5 Okay

Disliked: Amenities
The guesthouse was full of noisy children who slammed doors until after midnight.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
It is a nice place to be with the family.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We stayed in a cabin that was perfect, clean, all linens and towels were provided, enough room for everything we needed, nice heat, and fast wifi, all right in front of the lava fields. The only downside is having to walk across the (main) street to use the shower and toilet. They were clean with hot water, so no complaints. They also have tent sites, rv sites with electric/water/dumping, and a hostel. Really cant beat it for being in the heart of Myvatn, not only right next to all the attractions, but also a block away from the gas station, supermarket, and restaurants. Super friendly and helpful staff.would defintely stay again. Thanks so much.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Easy to find, very relaxed and homey. Simple and clean. Well-stocked kitchen and airy, tasteful dining room. The common space had interesting historical photos.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Beautiful setting. Common area was great. Accomodations were small for our group and toilet had issues.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
It would be good to provide a towels. We weren’t prrosred. Shared kitchen was good, beds were comfortable. Nice view.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

1/5 Terrible

Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I was very disappointed in this hostel. For the cost, I expected much nicer facilities. The showers were cold, doors very squeaky making it difficult to sleep with people coming and going, microwave didn’t work, no coffee maker and there were no cleaning supplies. Even the dish soap was out so dishes were being used and rinsed before going back on the shelves. There were no bowls at all. And, the 10 am check out ridiculous when you cannot even check in until 5pm. This was the worst spot we stayed in Iceland!
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Just stay somewhere else. Very basic cottage, extremely cold as the heaters didn’t worked and there’s nobody around to help. On top of this they ask you to undress your bed and take the dirty Sheets to a separate location after your stay. Why don’t you just give me a broom and I’ll clean the whole room after my stay to make the owners job easier? Again, disappointed, would not return at all.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
Beautiful location. Very basic accommodation in small cottage - a tight squeeze for our family of 5 with older children. The communal showers were quite dirty, but otherwise all else clean and well-kept. A late evening picnic in the sunshine outside out cabin was a lovely way to end a long day's drive from Reykjavik.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
I booked a room with my daughter. I received a dorm room with bunk beds, no curtains and no towels. I told the staff I expected a room in the other building but was told it was filled up at nearly $500 a night. Unlikely. Later I found out I could oay to use a ckean tiwel but too late. Further it was a 5pm check in and a 10 am check out. So I sat in there waiting room on a broken chair. There's more but I stop writing and avoid these greedy owners in the future
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022