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Selfoss HI hostel

2-star2 stars
Austurvegur 28, Selfoss, 0800, Iceland

No-frills hostel in Selfoss
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

  • nice people.Dec 19, 2020
  • Central location with free parking.Feb 6, 2020

Selfoss HI hostel

from ZAR 955
  • Triple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Family Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Quadruple Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Double or Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Single Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Shared Dormitory

What’s around Selfoss HI hostel


  • Selfoss Church - 11 min walk
  • Turf House - 5.4 mi / 8.8 km
  • LA Art Museum - 7.9 mi / 12.8 km
  • Geothermal park - 8.4 mi / 13.5 km
  • Hveragerdi Church - 8.6 mi / 13.8 km
  • The Ghost Centre - 8.9 mi / 14.3 km
  • Kerid Crater - 9.4 mi / 15.1 km
  • Reykjadalur Valley - 10.4 mi / 16.8 km

At a glance

Key facts


  • 25 rooms


  • Check-in time 4 PM-10 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
The front desk is open daily from 4 PM - 10 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free onsite self parking

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Spa tub
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

In the room

Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Daily housekeeping

Selfoss HI hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Selfoss HI hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Selfoss
  • Selfoss HI hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Selfoss HI hostel Selfoss
  • Selfoss HI hostel Selfoss
  • Selfoss HI hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Selfoss HI hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Selfoss


This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Optional extras

Late check-in between 10:00 PM and 4:00 PM can be arranged for an extra charge of ISK 2000

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of ISK 1350 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Selfoss HI hostel

  • Does Selfoss HI hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Selfoss HI hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Selfoss HI hostel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Selfoss HI hostel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Selfoss HI hostel?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Selfoss HI hostel?
    You can check in from 4 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Selfoss HI hostel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Skalli (3-min walk), Nesti (4-min walk), and Kaffi Krús (4-min walk).
  • What is there to do at Selfoss HI hostel and nearby?
    Selfoss HI hostel has a spa tub and a garden.

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8,6 From 61 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
very good
very good
Canlin, gb2 night business trip
Very good 8,0
Good one night stay
Only stayed one night but enjoyed it. Kitchen is great, we had a double room, was a bit small but nothing really to complain about. Could probably do with another bathroom upstairs
Elizabeth, ie1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Only spent the night here, I wish the hot tub was open past 10pm. Was a nice stay, I would stay here again.
Susie, ca1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Nice clean rooms, kitchen, bathrooms Dormitories don't use bunk beds meaning less noise
ca1 night trip
Very good 8,0
Nearby hotel have a super market which you can buy what ever u need for your dinner and other stuffs ; one thing i don't like was it have to take off the shoes before enter into the property, it quite inconvenient for me especially my leg injured and I have few big luggage to carry
Kelven, my1 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
The place is very clean, facilities is well equipped and great for travellers/backpackers. The room is very spacious, however, it could do with a mirror in the room, I had to walk out just to comb my hair.
gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
The staff was super friendly and very helpful. This hotel had very convenient parking and a great kitchen. My bed was very comfortable with a convenient outlet.
Svetlana, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10,0
Very clean, super quiet hostel, hot tub was excellent. Close to restaurants. They offer breakfast but if you bring your own food, their kitchen is superb! Very well designed, clean, great ambiance.
Tabene, us1 night romance trip
Very good 8,0
Overall, very clean and comfortable. But, how I am supposed to know that you don't get towels at a hostel. I am booking through At 11pm I discover we don't have towels. Tell me that when I check in. Very tight room with 5 twin beds.
Craig, us1 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Good hostel. Bathrooms right across from room, hot tub, large well equipped kitchen and solid internet
ca1 night family trip

Selfoss HI hostel