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Located 3.7 mi from Stykkishólmur, Helgafell provides a garden and free WiFi. All rooms feature a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a private bathroom.

All accommodations options include a seating area, tea/coffee facilities, as well as a balcony with mountain views. Some also offer views of the lake.

Guests at Helgafell will be able to enjoy activities in and around Stykkishólmur, like hiking.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Helgafell has been welcoming guests since Aug 4, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
1 sofa bed
1 queen bed
Bedroom ::
1 queen bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hello,we would like to book one of your Studios and would be coming with a 10 months old baby.Is it possible to put a crib in the Studio?Thanks,Anna
    Hello, yes it is possible to put a crib, kind regards, Lara
    Answered on October 14, 2021
  • Hello. It looks like I am able to book a bungalow for 2 adults and 2 children (ages 8 & 10). But is there only 1 bed? Thank you.
    Hello Thank you for your question. there is one bed and one sofa bed in the house. Kind regards Lara
    Answered on June 23, 2022
  • sæl eru uppá búinn rúm? mbk
    Jà, rúmföt og handklæði eru innifalinn.
    Answered on April 16, 2022
  • Are there any washing/dryer machines onsite?
    Hello, unfortunately we do not have any washing machine or dryer. Kind regards Lara
    Answered on November 8, 2022
  • Hi, I wanted to ask if we could pay money to catch and release fish your lake with my fly rod this weekend? We rented the guest houses last year and w..
    hello, you are welcome to catch a fish in the lake without a extra cost....just let someone on the farm know that you have my permission. Kind regards Lara
    Answered on November 8, 2022
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Helgafell is a historic farm, 7km from the popular town Stykkishólmur. On the farm Helgafell is a small mountain, called the holy mountain and the view from the top is beautiful in every direction. At the top you also find an old chapel where you can make three wishes. The cabins was ready 01.08.17 and are located by the Helgafell lake with a beautiful birdlife all around, they are 27 square and will have good conditions, comfortable bed and full equipped kitchen.
My name is Lára and I was born in Stykkishólmur. I moved to Helgafell at 2007 Helgafell. My husband has lived at Helgafell all his life just like his father, Helgafell has been en they're family since 1880. We have six kids, two girls and four boys they are 19, 18, 15, 11, 8 and 4 years old.
At our farm are 270 sheep, five horses and three dogs. Helgafell is only 7 km away from the populated town Stykkishólmur where it is possible to visit museums, there is a nice swimming pool, great restaurants, you can go in tours on sea and there is a supermarket. Bjarnahöfn is only 20km away where is also a museum and you can try they're famous shark. Many good hikes are here in Helgafell and all around. Kirkjufell is inly 25 minutes drive from Helgafell.
Languages spoken: English,Icelandic
Area info *
Amenities of Helgafell
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Sun deck
  • Balcony
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Radio
  • TV
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
  • Daily housekeeping Additional charge
  • Private check-in/out
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules

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4:00 PM - 12:00 AM


6:00 AM - 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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Helgafell accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

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

Please inform Helgafell of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Helgafell

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

  • Helgafell is 2.5 miles from the center of Stykkishólmur.

  • Room options at Helgafell include:

    • Bungalow
    • Studio

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

    • Car 3h 15min

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

    • Hiking

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