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This property is remotely located in Thorsmork Nature Reserve, 20 mi from Seljalandsfoss waterfall. The Volcano Huts ONLY accessible by special regional buses or 4x4 super jeep transport (modified vehicles) or by hiking. All cottages feature a kitchenette, a seating area and a private terrace. All accommodations options have shared toilets. The shared showers are in a service building next to the main house. Hiking to the property is also an option as Laugavegur and Fimmvörðuháls hiking trails lead here. On-site facilities include a sauna. Reykjavik is about 81 mi way. Lava Grill Restaurant & Bar serves up a menu of Icelandic cuisine and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tea/coffee and snacks are offered throughout the day. Staff are happy to help arrange jeep safaris and other activities.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Volcano Huts Þórsmörk has been welcoming guests since Mar 23, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.0)

Breakfast Info

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

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Room Type
1 bunk bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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  • Jacob
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    What is there not to like? This place is amazing! After a long few days hiking in all kinds of weather, this was the perfect stay!
  • Belinda
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I liked that there was a variety of food. They had vegan options and they also had meals with pork and chicken.
  • Gary
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    A remote facility with a wide variety of basic lodging - tentsites, permanent tents, and a modest lodge with individual rooms and shared bathroom facilities. Hiking is the main activity in this beautiful area and the trails do not disappoint. We...
  • Jen
    Gave us the experience of being in the mountains and access to amazing trails.
  • Florence
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Porsmork (pronounced Thorsmork) is located next to a river and the birch tree forest on the mountain. There were a variety of trails to choose from when hiking. It was a nice surprise that our cabin had two rooms, one with the bunk beds and the...
  • B
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Breakfast, lunch, and dinner were all exceptional!
  • Aimee
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location! Had very clear communication. Easy check in and out. Good food and drinks. Showers and bathrooms clean. The most amazing place to visit.
  • Peter
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Staff was very helpful A lot of amenities for such a rustic & remote lication
  • Jeanne
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location is beautiful and in an excellent spot to access all levels of trails. Food and drink was a bit overpriced but decent.
  • Betsy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    the location is everything. it’s perfect for hiking, great food and the glamp tents have a heat source.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, where do you recommend to leave the car if we decide to stay at your place? Regards Timo

    The recommended location is where you will be taking the highland bus to us. Some of the options are: Reykjavík BSI bus station, Hvolsvöllur (N1 stati..
    Answered on 10 June 2022
  • I would love to stay here but the vehicle I have reserved will not make it. How do we arrange transport from near hwy 1 to the hotel and is there a pl..

    You can see info on how to get here on our site
    Answered on 28 April 2021
  • We are hoping to stay June 25 and June 26 at the huts. We have a 4x4 F road approved vehicle. Can we drive to the huts ourselves?

    Hi, 4x4 is not the same as a modified 4x4. Please take the transfer service from Brú Base (on road 249) bookable online (Volcano Trails).
    Answered on 28 March 2022
  • Can I drive to the Volcano Huts with my rental car and park it on site?

    Hi, it depends on which type of rental you have. We recommend taking the highland bus as it is the safest option for you.
    Answered on 3 May 2022
  • if we will be staying on the night we arrive, when can we check in. if not until afternoon, is there a place we can store our luggage?

    Check in is between 14:00-23:00. We have a guest kitchen were luggage can be left behind.
    Answered on 5 August 2022
  • How far is it to hike in? We would like to come aUg 10/11

    It depends on where you are hiking from. We are in Þórsmörk Húsadalur which is the end of Laugavegur trek.
    Answered on 8 August 2022
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Host Info

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Volcano Huts are located in Húsadalur Valley in the Þórsmörk Nature Reserve in Iceland, right next to the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano & Glacier. The unique nature of the Þórsmörk area make this an ideal place for any nature and hiking enthusiast. We offer accommodation, local food, tours and activities for groups and individuals. You can even host your event, meeting or conference here. You can stay in one of our private bedrooms, small cottages, mountain hut dormitories, glamping and camping grounds.
Þórsmörk Nature Reserve (pronounced Thorsmork in English) has one of Iceland’s most dynamic and beautiful landscapes, where active volcanoes and towering glaciers rise above the lush valleys below. The Þórsmörk area has endless hiking trails and is connected to the Landmannalaugar Nature Reserve via the Laugavegur hiking trail. Travelling to Þórsmörk is part of the adventure and to get here you will have to cross multiple rivers and drive past the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano and glacier. We advise everyone to read information about how to get here when planning their trip.
Languages spoken: Danish,German,English,Spanish,French,Icelandic,Polish,Russian

Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Volcano Huts Þórsmörk

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Shared toilet
  • Mountain view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Business center
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Foot bath
  • Steam room
  • Hot spring bath
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Icelandic
  • Polish
  • Russian

House rules

Volcano Huts Þórsmörk takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM


From 8:00 AM to 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 3 and above are considered 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

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request

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

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

The Volcano Huts Thorsmork is in a remote location, only accessible by hiking or special busses during 1 May to 30 September.

During winter from 1 October to 30 April, transportation by super jeep is required and guests can be picked up from Seljalandsfoss waterfall or Reykjavik. There is a car park at the Seljalandsfoss pick-up point.

After booking, please contact the property via e-mail for directions and additional arrival details.

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.

Bed linen, duvets, pillows and towels are not included. You can rent them on site or bring your own. Please note that the former items are included when booking a room package.

Please inform Volcano Huts Þórsmörk 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 Volcano Huts Þórsmörk

  • Volcano Huts Þórsmörk is 3.1 miles from the center of Thorsmork. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Yes, Volcano Huts Þórsmörk is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at Volcano Huts Þórsmörk can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 4.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free

  • Check-in at Volcano Huts Þórsmörk is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Volcano Huts Þórsmörk offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Sauna
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Steam room
    • Live music/Performance
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Hot spring bath
    • Foot bath
    • Walking tours
    • Horseback riding

  • Room options at Volcano Huts Þórsmörk include:

    • Bed in Dorm
    • Twin/Double
    • Vacation Home
    • Tent
    • Double

  • Volcano Huts Þórsmörk has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1