Booking, payment and cancellation policy

How do I book a room?

You can book a room through our webpage and pay with your credit card. If you need any assistance you can always send us an e-mail to or call us +354 517 5353.

Do you accept Euros?

No, unfortunately not. We accept payments by card or cash in Icelandic krona (ISK).

There is a bank at Stykkishólmur if you need to change Euros to ISK. It´s within 3 minutes walking distance from Harbour Hostel.

Cancellation policy?

For the unlikely case that you want to cancel your stay at Harbour Hostel, our cancellation policies will apply. Read more about our terms and conditions here.


Is there free WI-FI at Harbour Hostel?

Yes, there is free high speed WI-FI in all rooms and in all communal areas.

Do you have a kitchen where we can cook?

Yes, we have a well equipped kitchen where guests can prepare their own food. Bring your wine and beer and when you run out of it you can go to our Cafe Nú.

Do you have a common frigde?

Yes, downstairs in the kitchen.

Are towels provided?

Towels are provided in private rooms. For guests in dorms, they are available for rent (500 ISK).

Does the main door close at night?

The door closes at 10PM but you can always go out and come in using your card in the side door.

Do you rent bicycles?

Yes, we rent out bicycles to Harbour Hostel guests and it’s great way to see Stykkishólmur.

Check-in and check-out

At what time is check-in?

Check-in time: 4PM-10PM. After 10PM we charge a 2000 ISK as a Late Fee

At what time is check-out?

Check-out time: 8:00AM-10:00AM.

Is early check-in possible?

If the room is ready when you arrive early check-in is of course available.

Is late check-out possible?

We will do our best to make late check-out possible when requested. Please contact us and we will see if it is possible.

Do you have a parking space?

Yes, free parking is both in front of hostel and behind.

Location and directions

Where is Harbour Hostel located?

Harbour Hostel is located in a small town in West Iceland, called Stykkishólmur. See Google maps.

We are 2 hours away from Reykjavík and 3 hours away from Keflavík international airport.

How can I get to Harbour Hostel from Reykjavík?

It takes approximately 2 hours to drive from Reykjavík to Harbour Hostel.

See directions here on Google maps.

To get here you can either rent a car or take the public bus.

How can I get to Harbour Hostel from Keflavík International airport?

It takes approximately 3 hours to drive from Keflavík airport to Harbour Hostel.

See directions here on Google maps.

To get to Harbour Hostel you can either rent a car and drive on your own or take the Flybus to Reykjavík and from there take the public bus.

Can we see Northern Lights from Harbour Hostel?

Yes, if you have your luck and they appear in the sky.

We recommend going out for a walk and walk to Súgandisey, 3 min away. Great place to search for the northern lights!

Do you have a common washing machine?

Yes, you can wash your clothes with detergent for 800 ISK.

Contact Information

Drop us a line! We welcome all questions no matter the topic. All inquiries are answered within 24 hrs. Remember you can book a room directly from our site.

+354 517 5353


Hafnargata 4, 340 Stykkishólmur