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Set on Flatey Island in the Breidafjördur Bay, this hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Baldur Ferry Terminal that departs from Stykkishólmur. It offers an on-site restaurant, bar and large furnished terrace. Wooden floors and furnishings are provided in Hotel Flatey’s rooms. All have shared bathroom facilities. Some have a French balcony with ocean views. Freshly baked bread, homemade jam and eggs from local birds are served on the breakfast buffet. Flatey Hotel’s à la carte dinner menu specializes in Icelandic seafood dishes. Village and ocean views can be enjoyed from the restaurant. Bird watching is a common area activity, as well as relaxing in the calm surroundings, which has several historic and restored, wooden buildings.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.9)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

FREE parking!

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Kristján
    Iceland Iceland
    The location of the hotel is excellent, the environment is unique.
  • Sarah
    United States of America United States of America
    Amazing location on the water on Flatey Island. Sweet building with nice views, incredible food and courteous staff.
  • Maggiea
    Australia Australia
    There was a great chef on site. The fish stew for lunch was great! The night dinner was exceptional. The walks around the island were great and we saw some fishermen preparing cod. The sunset was exceptional ! All the staff were very...

Hotel area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      French • Local • European
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Hotel Flatey
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Linens
  • Sea view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Bingo
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
No internet access available.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Concierge
    • Baggage storage
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Convenience store on site
    • Smoke-free property
    • Hypoallergenic room available
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Icelandic

    Property practice

    This property told us they've implemented a practice in one of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, or nature.

    House rules

    Hotel Flatey takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


    From 9:00 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.

    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 - 2 years
    Crib upon request
    6+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 64 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.

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

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    Pets are not allowed.

    Mastercard Cash Hotel Flatey accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

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

    Although all rates are quoted in EUR, please note that charges will be made in ISK according to the exchange rate on the day that the charge is made.

    Hotel Flatey is only accessible by boat. The Baldur Ferry departs 2 times per day from Stykkishólmur and Brjánslækur.

    In case of booking 5 or more rooms, different cancellation policy may apply.

    FAQs about Hotel Flatey

    • Hotel Flatey is 0.7 miles from the center of Flatey. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Hotel Flatey offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Live music/Performance
      • Happy hour
      • Bingo

    • Yes, Hotel Flatey is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

    • Room options at Hotel Flatey include:

      • Twin/Double
      • Family
      • Single
      • Double

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

    • Hotel Flatey has 1 restaurant:

      • Restaurant