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Situated next to the harbour in the village of Stödvafjördur, this guest house features views over the water and Súlur Mountain. Guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi and modern, bright rooms.

A private bathroom with shower is provided in each SAXA Guesthouse room, along with a clothes rack. Some also have a seating area.

A breakfast buffet is served daily, including vegetarian and gluten-free options on request. There is a café at SAXA Guesthouse, which serves some food and beverage options, including homemade cakes, coffee and a wide selection of beer. Other on-site facilities include a communal TV lounge, a terrace, and a screening room where people can enjoy movies and streamed sport events. The guesthouse offers tea and coffee to guests.

Within 50 yards guests can find a restaurant, Gallery Snærós and a summertime handicraft market. Egilsstadir is a 50-minute drive away, while the town of Breiddalsvik is 15 minutes away by car.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

SAXA Guesthouse has been welcoming guests since 18 Jul 2012.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

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

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, American, Buffet

Free parking available on-site


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Room type
1 large double bed
1 single bed
1 large double bed
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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.
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Hosted by Monika and Halldór

Host review score

Monika and Halldór
SAXA is a cozy, family run guesthouse with private bathrooms in the beautiful Eastern fjords of Iceland.
We're Monika and Halldór, a Polish/Icelandic mountain loving duo that in May 2021 decided to pack their bags, move from capital region to the beautiful East of Iceland, buy a guesthouse and café and here we are. We have big dreams and big plans for this place for the future, so whether you're a native or a tourist, stop by and let us be a part of your adventure!
We have café and bar on site. The world famous stone collection of Petra is located only 350 meters (1.150 feet) from the property as well as craft market literally next door. There's also many hiking trails all around the fjord and supposedly "the most beautiful valley in whole Iceland". Can't say we don't agree :)
Languages spoken: English,Icelandic,Polish
Property surroundings *
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.
Facilities of SAXA Guesthouse
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Darts
  • Billiards
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
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
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic
  • Polish

House rules

SAXA Guesthouse takes special requests - add in the next step!


15:00 - 22:00


00:00 - 11:00


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.

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

1 - 5 years
Cot upon request
6+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 35 per person, 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.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 22:00 and 07:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside check-in hours, please inform Saxa Guesthouse in advance

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.

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about SAXA Guesthouse

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

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

    • Hiking
    • Billiards
    • Darts
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Movie nights
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Happy hour

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

  • Room options at SAXA Guesthouse include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Twin
    • Double

  • Guests staying at SAXA Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • American
    • Buffet

  • SAXA Guesthouse is 200 yards from the centre of Stöðvarfjörður.

  • Check-in at SAXA Guesthouse is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.