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Álfheimar Hotel is situated on a farm in the fishing village of Borgarfjördur Eystri, 44.1 miles from Egilsstadir. It offers free Wi-Fi and rooms in 3 different buildings with large beds and private bathrooms. Some have sea views.

Álfheimar’s restaurant uses ingredients supplied by local fishermen and farmers. There is also a children’s playground.

Fishing, hiking and birdwatching are popular activities among guests. The area around the hotel is well-known for its puffin colony.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Álfheimar Hotel has been welcoming guests since 9 Feb 2010.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended

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

Breakfast info


Free parking available at the hotel


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Travel Sustainable property
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • When is the best time to visit your property for the perfect beach holiday?
    Thanks for your question Beach holiday is possible but cold sea around.. June -august the warmest but the seashore is always charming.
    Answered on 4 November 2019
  • when can we see puffins? what happend if i order room and pay, and our flight was canceld?
    Hello The puffins are in the area from early april until early august. That is a puffin guaranty season. On covid times it is hard to use non refundable bookings but we are flexible and our guests can move the booking to any date in next 18 months.
    Answered on 3 November 2020
Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site

    Álfheimar Restaurant

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Álfheimar Hotel
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Sea view
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Dining table
  • Tumble dryer
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Children's playground
  • Fishing Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar (Temporarily closed)
  • Restaurant (Temporarily closed)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transport tickets Additional charge
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
Entertainment and family services
  • Strollers
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Minimarket on site
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages spoken
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules

Álfheimar Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 22:00


07:00 - 11:30


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 6 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
6 - 14 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 57 per child, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Álfheimar Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests arriving after 20:00 are kindly requested to contact the hotel in advance. Contact details are included in the booking confirmation.

If booking more than 5 rooms, special policies apply.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Álfheimar Restaurant is closed from Tue 06 Nov 2018 until Mon 15 Apr 2019

Bar is closed from Tue 06 Nov 2018 until Mon 15 Apr 2019

FAQs about Álfheimar Hotel

  • Álfheimar Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Álfheimar Restaurant

  • Check-in at Álfheimar Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:30.

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

  • The prices at Álfheimar Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Álfheimar Hotel include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Single
    • Family

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

    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Fishing
    • Beachfront
    • Beach
    • Walking tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Álfheimar Hotel by:

    • Car 1h

  • Álfheimar Hotel is 0.9 miles from the centre of Borgarfjordur Eystri.

  • Guests staying at Álfheimar Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet