On the banks of the Fossá River just 19 mi from Egilsstadir, this hotel offers bright rooms and cottages. A homemade breakfast including jams, bread and lamb pâté is served each morning. Each room at Hotel Svartiskogur comes with a private bathroom, a desk and a chair. Some rooms and the cottages also have a small kitchenette. Guests can relax in the hotel bar or lounge area. Evening meals can be ordered from Svartiskogur’s menu of locally sourced dishes, with lamb as a house specialty. Hiking trails and open nature can be found all around the hotel, and the Route 1 Icelandic Ring Road is only 6.8 mi away. Seydisfjordur and ferry links to the Faroe Islands and Denmark are a 45-minute drive away.

Guesthouse Svartiskógur Egilsstaðir has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Apr 12, 2013

Property Highlights

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 king bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Gil
    The room was comfortable and roomy with real shades that provided dark room for good night sleep. The scenery is beautiful.
  • Fabiola
    Puerto RicoPuerto Rico
    It was a good guesthouse. Spacious and clean facilities. Had a restaurant inside.
  • Douglas
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful facility. Location out in the country. Nice breakfast.
  • Danielle
    This was by far our favorite place that we stayed at on our trip to Iceland! The location was gorgeous and peaceful. The room was very clean and had everything we needed (even extra pillows in the closet) The bed was like sleeping on a cloud! The...
  • Claudia
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was very friendly and the breakfast buffet very good. The property is located in a beautiful green area by a river.
  • Brett
    Out of town a bit, but that's what we were after. Very congenial and friendly hosts, good breakfast and clean and comfortable room.
  • Jianbo
    Service is good, location is ok , not far from Road No1
  • Marta
    nice and peaceful location, nice room despite a little small, free large parking, the staff was kind and friendly
  • Tom
    Seperate room for our daughter, spacious. Quite place in the midst of nature.
  • Elad
    Very nice accommodation,clean and relaxed area with all the facilities you need.

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  • Hello, I have a question about the cottage's size. Since our group has 4 people and we need a kitchen. So it possible to add an additional bed in the cottage. Thank you.

    can you tell me what your name is and when you are booking
    Answered on 3 June 2022

Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free

Amenities of Guesthouse Svartiskógur Egilsstaðir

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • View
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Hiking
Media & Technology
  • Radio
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM


Until 10:00 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 4 and above will be charged as 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

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 Visa Cash Guesthouse Svartiskógur Egilsstaðir accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Hotel Svartiskogur 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 the charge is made.

FAQs about Guesthouse Svartiskógur Egilsstaðir

  • Room options at Guesthouse Svartiskógur Egilsstaðir include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Vacation Home

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

  • Guesthouse Svartiskógur Egilsstaðir has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Check-in at Guesthouse Svartiskógur Egilsstaðir is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Guesthouse Svartiskógur Egilsstaðir is 150 feet from the center of Svartiskogur. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Hiking

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