Guesthouses / Hostels
Here is small selection of the many wonderful Hostels and Guesthouses in Iceland. Please get in touch for further information and or booking. Remember - if you let us book we get a small commission but you pay the same price as you would booking directly.
Kex Hostel - Reykjavik
Housed in an old biscuit factory in downtown Reykjavik furnished with salvaged materials and found objects from various places, KEX Hostel is an organic concept blending vintage industrial feel with eclectic contemporary touch.
At KEX you will find a variety of dorms and rooms for up to 142 guests along with a café and bar, lounge area, heated outdoor patio, tourist information desk, laundry room, old school gym, guest kitchens, meeting room, free Wi-Fi, and more.
Very popular amongst locals for brunch, lunch and drinks. There is always something going on at KEX, very often live music and genuine chilled atmosphere.
Pink Iceland loves KEX (the biscuit and the place) and offers Pink treats and good rates. Please contact Pink Iceland for further information and booking.
Heydalur - Westfjords
Heydalur is one of Pink Iceland's favorite places to stay in Iceland. You will be met by Stella, the hostess with the mostess and her talking (hilarious) parrot. There are 9 rooms with private facilities and in 2 cottages (1 for 4 guests and the other for 6 guests). The Heydalur restaurant is housed in charming converted barn and serves local delicacies every day. Heydalur offers a variety of activites like kayaking in Mjóifjörður, horse riding, trout fishing in nearby mountain lakes, walking trails, bathing in a natural hot spring and a charming swimming pool.
There's a campsite with WC/shower facilities for those traveling on a budget.
Winter activities include: Ice fishing, snowmobile tours and northern light tours. Please contact Pink Iceland for further information and booking.
Loft Hostel - Reykjavik
Loft Hostel is a fun hostel in the center of Reykjavík located on Reykjavík’s main shopping street with a less than 5 minute walk to Hallgrímskirkja, the City Pond and Harpa Concert Hall. Loft boasts of one of the finest views in town from its large top floor balcony café overlooking the city centre – a great spot to people watch or catch a glimpse of the northern lights in winter.
Chill in their cozy lounge; make new friends at the bar or surf the web using free WiFi. Facilities include free computer access, fully equipped guest kitchen, book exchange, free luggage storage during stay. Loft Hostel hosts regular movie nights, music events, foosball tournaments and other social events.
There is range of 4-8 person dorms and double rooms, all with private bathroom. Linen is included in all rooms. Free lockers are available in dormitories. Please contact Pink Iceland for further information and booking.
Wilderness Center - East Iceland
Remote, authentic and beautiful, The Wilderness Center offers the perfect atmosphere for those who choose authentic experiences off th beaten track. Located at the edge of "The Wilderness" it is an active farm with horses, chicken and sheep as well as wild reindeers and artcic foxes in the "backyard". The center offers a variety of activities like riding, mountain biking, hiking trails with geothermal fields and impressive waterfalls, fishing and Superjeep Tours. Please contact Pink Iceland for further information and booking. Locally sourced food is prepared in a real kitchen in front of the guests.
The Wilderness Center can be the perfect spot for a small wedding, with the Landowners Room serving as the honeymoon suite. There are four additional double rooms in the old Farmhouse and finally a "Common Room" (dorm) laid out and decorated in 19th century Icelandic style, albeit with all mod cons! The setting will root guests firmly in nature and the remote location is perfect for stargazing and aurora hunting.
Kolkuós - North Iceland
Kolkuós is well situated in the centre of north Iceland. It is an excellent base for exploring the northern part of the country, from Mývatn in the east, to the Húnavatnssýsla district in the west. The town of Sauðárkrókur, with its shops and services, is a mere 20-minute drive away. The historic bishopric of Hólar is only 15 minutes away, as is the town of Hofsós, with its eternity pool that is one of the most popular pools in Iceland. Hofsós is also home to the restaurant Sólvík and the Icelandic Emigration Center. Various leisure activities are offered in the area, including horse rental, sea angling, bird watching, seal spotting, hiking and nature tours.
The house is available for short-term rentals, either individual rooms or the entire house (four double rooms with bath, a living room, dining room, and a fully equipped kitchen). The rooms are spacious, bright and well appointed, with ensuite bath. Breakfast is included in the accommodation price.