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Featuring a garden, terrace and views of mountain, Efra-Sel hostel is located in Fludir, 16 miles from Geysir. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The guesthouse has family rooms.

The rooms are equipped with a shared bathroom with a hot tub, while certain rooms also offer a patio and others also have garden views. At the guesthouse rooms come with bed linen and towels.

At Efra-Sel hostel guests are welcome to use a hot tub.

Gullfoss Waterfall is 22 miles from the accommodation, while Bræðratunga is 3.4 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic Airport, 66 miles from Efra-Sel hostel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

Efra-Sel hostel has been welcoming guests since Dec 1, 2017

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free Parking Available On Site


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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi , Is it possible to do a late check-in ? We might be arriving around 10-11 PM
    Hi. Yes, since there is a key box by the front door, you can arrive late. Best regards, Unnsteinn and Halldóra.
    Answered on 10 June 2021
  • Hi, do you also have a dryer for clothes?
    Hi. No, sorry. Just a drying racket. Best regards, Unnsteinn and Halldora.
    Answered on 10 August 2022
  • Hi, can we use this accomodation in 5 days quaranttine? Best regards, Jakub S.
    Hi Jakub. No, the hostel is not suitable for quarantine. But, we do also have a vacation home, Efra-Sel home, and that house is good for quarantine. Best regards, Unnsteinn and Halldóra.
    Answered on 2 October 2020
  • Hi, we would be coming in mid-November. Do we need a 4WD car, or is a standard car okay? Thanks
    Hi. It is better to have a 4WD in November. We do not know if there will be a snow/ice or not. Best regards, Unnsteinn and Halldora.
    Answered on 10 August 2022

Host Info

Company review score: 8.6Based on 633 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

We at Efra-Sel are a family of 5 people, 1 cat and 1 dog. During summertime we operate a restaurant and 18 hole golf course here at Efra-Sel. The Hostel is open all year round. We have been in the travel business since 1985 and still growing. Hope you enjoy your stay with us! Don´t forget to tag your photos and videos on Instagram with #efrasel

Property info

Efra-Sel hostel is located in a nice house in the heart of South Iceland, nearby Gullfoss and Geysir and 2 hr. from Keflavik Int. Airport. Shared kitchen, WC and a bright living room. Free WiFi. Hot tub. Breakfast is not included, but there is a bakery in Fludir called Sindri bakari and a grocery store at Fludir called Samkaup Strax. Bed linen incl. If you need to wash your clothes contact us and we will arrange that for you.

Neighborhood info

Since we are at a farm, everything is usually very quiet. During wintertime you can, when the weather is right, see the Northern Lights. Hiking on the mountain Miðfell is popular. The Secret Lagoon is located 5 min. drive away from us, nearby Flúðir. During summertime we operate a 18 hole golf course and a restaurant/pizzeria, only 1 minute walk from the Hostel. Gullfoss and Geysir are within 25 min. drive and swimming pool and other service in located at Flúðir (5 min. drive).

Language Spoken

Area info *
Amenities of Efra-Sel hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3
Most popular amenities
Free parking
Free WiFi
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Linens
  • Garden view
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Hiking
  • Hot tub
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    • Board games/puzzles
    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
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Languages Spoken
    • English

    House rules

    Efra-Sel hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


    From 5:00 AM to 11:00 AM



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children of all ages are welcome.

    Children 7 and above are considered adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    0 - 5 years
    Crib upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in

    Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Efra-Sel hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Pets are not allowed.

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