With unspoiled views towards the Vatnajökull Glacier, this countryside guest house is 16 mi from Kirkjubæjarklaustur village. Hiking can be enjoyed directly from the property, and free WiFi is available. Dalshöfdi Guest house offers light rooms with a neutral décor and shared bathroom facilities. Each bedroom has a sink and looks out onto the garden and surrounding landscapes. There are two apartments available, four twin rooms with shared facilities and one single room with shared facilities. Skaftafell National Park is 29 mi from Dalshöfdi Guest house, while the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and Fjadrárgljúfur Canyon are 62 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Number of guests
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
3 twin beds
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Guest reviews


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Free Wifi
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  • Shailesh
    United States of America United States of America
    The place was clean and good.. its in a great location. Will recommend this place to friends and families.
  • Angelika
    United States of America United States of America
    It’s “off-the-highway”, absolutely peaceful location! It’s wonderful living room! The kitchen that had everything you needed! The fresh waffles in the morning - THANK YOU! - it was a haven in heaven!
  • Alotofkittens
    Czech Republic Czech Republic
    The location, the view, the way I'd move in! Great place!

Host Info

Company review score: 9Based on 755 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

Our names are Baldur & Díana, the owners of Dalshöfði Guesthouse and our hosts We used to live in Hafnarfjörður in the capital area but took over the guesthouse in 2017

Property info

We are a family run guesthouse with 4 twin rooms and 1 single room with shared facilities. All the rooms in the guesthouse have a sink and then there is the shared facilities that are 2 bathrooms with shower, fully eqviped kitchen where the guests can cook their own dinner and a dining room. We also have 2 private apartments, One bedroom apartment for 3 persons and Two bedroom apartment for 5 persons.

Neighborhood info

Guesthouse in the southeast of Iceland, close to varied interesting attractions. The farm is located in splendid and beautiful surroundings, 5 km (3 mi) from the Ring Road, and a short distance from the regions of main attractions. The lava field produced during the massive eruption Skaftareldar of 1783 are a prominent trait of the lowlands, whereas moors and highlands are a smorgasbord of Icelandic nature, shaped by ice and fire. We are open all year. Interesting sights to visit from Dalshöfði are Skaftafell, Vatnajokull national park 72 km Jokulsarlon 106 km Lomagnupur 10 km Fjarðaragljufur 32 km Lakagi­gar 82 km Nearest restaurant is only 9 minutes away Nearest supermarket is 20 minutes away

Languages Spoken


Area info

Amenities of Dalshöfdi Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linens
  • Landmark view
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Fax/Photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules
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From 16:00 to 21:00
Until 11:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
3 years old
Crib upon request
Extra bed upon request
€ 28 per child, per night
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 28 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There's no age requirement for check-in
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
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Smoking is not allowed.
Parties/events are not allowed
Quiet hours
Guests need be quiet between 22:00 and 08:00.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 22:00:00 and 08:00:00.

FAQs about Dalshöfdi Guesthouse

  • Check-in at Dalshöfdi Guesthouse is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Dalshöfdi Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • Dalshöfdi Guesthouse is 1,650 feet from the center of Dalshöfdi. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Dalshöfdi Guesthouse include:

    • Single
    • Twin
    • Apartment

  • The prices at Dalshöfdi Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Dalshöfdi Guesthouse is popular with guests booking family stays.