Located in Vík town center, this historic century-old hostel is a 10 minutes’ walk from Vík’s famous black beach. Guests have access to a communal, well-equipped kitchen and shared seating area. Kötlusetur Museum is located next door to the hostel.

Each room at Puffin Hostel Vík is simply decorated and has shared bathroom facilities.

Jeep tours around the surrounding mountains can be arranged. A public indoor swimming pool and horse riding activities at Vík Horse Adventureis a both 10-minute walk from Puffin Hostel Vík.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Puffin Hostel Vík has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Mar 21, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast Info


Free Parking Available On Site


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Closest beaches
  • Black Sand Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1,150 feet from property
  • Reynisfjara Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1.3 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Yes all beds in our Hostel are made up with duvet, pillow, sheets, bed linens and towels.
    Answered on October 11, 2019
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?
    Sleeping bags are strictly forbidden in our property and ask all guests carrying one to leave them in their cars or inform us and we can store them ap..
    Answered on October 11, 2019
  • Would you describe what is available at breakfast during Covid, fall season 2021?
    We have a standard continental breakfst buffet, that includes: Milk, skyr, yoghurt, cereal, fruit, buiscuits, bread, sandwich materials such as sliced..
    Answered on April 23, 2021
  • Does the budget twin room have power outlets? I read some reviews about the ones on the third floor not having one. It's something I really need.
    The budget twin room is on the second floor. Nevertheless, all our rooms have power outlets, but sometimes the guests can't find them because they for..
    Answered on April 13, 2021
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    We can keep luggage at the hotel reception for guests free of charge. We can however to take any responsibility for any luggage left with us.
    Answered on October 11, 2019
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Amenities of Puffin Hostel Vík
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • BBQ facilities
  • Shared kitchen
  • High chair
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Secure parking
  • Street parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • Laundry Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • Greek
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Icelandic
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Puffin Hostel Vík takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


8:30 AM - 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.

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

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

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

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

Please note that the property is located on 3 floors and does not have a elevator.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Puffin Hostel Vík

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

  • Puffin Hostel Vík offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Horseback riding

  • Check-in at Puffin Hostel Vík is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Puffin Hostel Vík can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Puffin Hostel Vík is 1,300 feet from the center of Vík.