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Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands offers pet-friendly accommodations in Óbyggðasetur. Guests can enjoy local and home made meals on site. Some units include a seating area for your convenience. Certain rooms feature views of the mountain or river. Staff can arrange horse riding and guided tours. You can engage in various activities, such as horse riding and fishing. The nearest airport is Egilsstaðir Airport, 30 mi from the property.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

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

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free Parking Available On Site



Bicycle rental (additional charge)


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Óbyggðasetur
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Praveen
    United States of America United States of America
    The hotel will give you a taste of traditional living in Iceland. We stayed in the main building where they served breakfast. The interior was decorated as though you were living in the 1940s. The hosts were very cordial and friendly. They gave us...
  • Rajkumar
    United States of America United States of America
    Back to nature, farmhouse, and community setting. Helpful and friendly hosts. Well-equipped kitchen
  • Yuval
    Israel Israel
    Everything!! Don’t miss this one on your next trip to Iceland. Such a unique and beautiful place.

Area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience

Resort facilities at Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Spa
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • River view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Public Bath
    Additional charge
  • Hot spring bath
  • Spa
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Icelandic

House rules

Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 10:30 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

0 - 1 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


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

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The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note that guests who check in after 22:00 will incur an hourly late fee of ISK 5000.

Please also note that guests who check-out after 10:30 will incur a fee of ISK 1200 per bed.

FAQs about Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands

  • Guests staying at Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • Room options at Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands include:

    • Twin
    • Twin/Double
    • Bed in Dorm

  • Check-in at Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Yes, Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

  • Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Sauna
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Walking tours
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Hot spring bath
    • Horseback riding
    • Public Bath
    • Spa facilities
    • Bike tours
    • Bicycle rental

  • Wilderness Center / Óbyggðasetur Íslands is 150 feet from the center of Óbyggðasetur. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.