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Many guesthouses, rural hotels, hostels and farmer’s lodges, offer sleeping bag accommodation, a truly economic alternative.

Kópasker HI Hostel
 Kópasker is a small village in the north-east part of Iceland. It´s economy is built around services for the surrounding sheepfarms. The Hostel is located in the centre of the town with all necessary services close by. Appr. 33 km from Kópasker is Ásbyrgi which is part of the National Park Jökulsárgljúfur. In the National Park are many interesting places like Hljóðaklettur and Forvöð. Dettifoss is the most powerful waterfall in Europe, but there are also smaller waterfalls in Jökulsá, like Hafragilsfoss and Vígabergsfoss. Many species of birds are found in Melrakkaslétta. Rauðinúpur (which is 30 km from Kópasker hostel) is an ideal place for bird watchers. Best time of the year to observe the birds are in May and September/October. At Snartastaðir there is a very good folk museum.  Please contact for prices and booking information.
Guesthouse Hof
• Cat I - 4 double rooms with shared facilities• Cat III - 6 double rooms with private facilities• Sleeping bagaccomodation in double rooms• Facilities for disabled• Credit cards accepted (Visa/Euro/Mastercard)• Non-smoking area either in all or part of the facilities of the farm• A working farm with sheep and horses, where traditional farming is pursued at commercial level• Bird watching• Marked walking trails • Hot Pot/Jacuzzi• Farm animals shown to guests• Meals are available if booked in advance.• Cooking facilities Accommodation in a separate building at the farm. 6 rooms with private facilities and 3 rooms with shared facilities, kitchen, big living room, hot pot and BBQ.  Convenient for small groups. Interesting sites and hiking possibilities in the area such as the great canyon of Vatnsdalur with many waterfalls. The  Saga of Vatnsdæla took place in this area. Beautiful hickingtrails in the near surrounding.  Shopping/Swimming pool/Golf: Blönduós 32 km.  English, Dutch, German and Scandinavian spoken.
Guesthosue Grímsstaðir
Guesthouse Grímsstaðir stands by crossroads in the highland, in the north of Vatnajökull glacier. In the old  farmhouse it is possible to have sleeping bag accomodations for up to 10 people, and also made up beds for 6. Breakfast is optional.  Grímsstaðir is located close to some of the most beautiful places in the North-east of Iceland. such as:  • Dettifoss 28 km • Mývatn 40 km • Ásbyrgi 56 km • Herðubreiðarlindir 60 km • Askja 100 km • Kverkfjöll 130 km Camp site usually opens in late June and is open until 15. september.  
Akureyri Hostel
Akureyri HI Hostel has been a part of the Hostelling International since it opened 1967. The Hostel has been run by the same family for all these years and they all share the same passion for the Hostel, to welcome travelers from all over the world and make them feel comfortable and enjoying their stay. Accommodation Information The Hostel offers different types of rooms; mixed dorm rooms, single room, twin with and without bath, and group / family rooms for three to six persons. Two fantastic summerhouses in the garden, each house has kitchen, living room and bathroom, each can accommodating eight persons (twin room, four person room and upstairs two beds) plus hot tub is included in the price. We also have a small cabin with three beds, toilet and a sink. All rooms include; reading light over every bed, table & chairs, mirror, TV, hairdryer, free Wi-Fi and pillows & duvets. All rooms come with access to two kitchens that are well equipped for cooking and good dining rooms. There is a TV room with tables, chairs and a sofa. We offer sleeping bag accommodation, bed linen can be provided and made up beds. Laundry is possible at the hostel. There is a big outside area with tables, chairs and BBQ. Akureyri HI Hostel is located in the center of the town, conveniently close to the city center. All places needed are in a walking distance; 10 min walk to the city center, 5 min walk to Glerártorg shopping center, 1 min walk to Bónus supermarket (the cheapest in Akureyri), 5 min to a bakery and 7 min to local’s favorite restaurant. Most of other main attractions of the town are within walking distance. In Akureyri there are city buses that are for free. They go past the Hostel every hour. Akureyri H.I. Hostel is the perfect place to stay on to visit all the pearls that mother nature offers in the North, like Lake Mývatn which is known for its natural beauty – landscape, animals and bird life, Goðafoss one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland, Dettifoss the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Húsavík known as the whale watching town, Ásbyrgi an enclosed canyon, about 3,5 km long and 1,1 km wide, surrounded by cliffs which reach as high as 100 m. Skagafjörður where rafting can be done, Grímsey where people get the change to step over the polar circle line and see all the beautiful bird life. And many other pearls that north Iceland has to offer.
Kerlingarfjöll Highland Resort
Kerlingarfjöll are one of the natural pearls of Iceland, located in the highlands, between the Glaciers Hofsjökull and Langjökull. The area is accessible by road no. 35 (Kjölur road) from both north and south, from Kjölur road the access is via road F347.The Kerlingarfjöll area, being area of approx. 100 KM2 is a mountain cluster, rising 500 – 700 M above the surrounding central highlands plains. The mountains are standing on a large system of calderas, which was active some 70.000 – 300.000 years ago. The area can be described as a cluster of rugged mountains with steep hills and sharp lines, that due to their age have not been affected by the eroding forces of the nature. Within the mountain cluster there are geothermal areas that are amongst the larger in Iceland. Rhyolite and obsidian are types of rocks that characterize the appearance of some of the mountains, making the area extremely colourful and heaven for those who wish to hike or spend their time in landscape not frequently seen elsewhere.The Kerlingarfjöll highland resort, offering accommodation ranging from sleeping bag in dorms, to accommodation in double bed rooms with private facilities and shower. The resort has fully licenced restaurant. The camping site is located on the banks of the river Asgardsa in the valley Asgardur that is in the northern part of the mountains. The site has showers and a steam bath. The steam bath is located 1km from the camping site. Also there is a playground for the kids.
Böggvisstaðafjall Ski Area
Dalvík is only a 35 min. drive from Akureyri and has one of the best skiing areas in the country. There is a wide variety of runs suitable for all members of the family, one of the slopes being floodlit and 1,200m long.The area is equipped with a new snow production system which ensures better snow conditions. When conditions permit, a track for cross country skiing is prepared right next to the skiing area. Skis can be rented.Information: Ski Centre: 466-1010 / 867-1606, www.skidalvik.is   
Hegranes Camping ground
The house is about 270 square meters and can accomodate about 110 persons in seats.  Tables and chairs are available.  The house has four toilets, kitchen with a dishwasher, refridgerator, stove and a coffee maker. The house has mattresses and accommodation license for up to 20 persons. Around the house is a big garden that is the camp site. Rates 2016 Groupcamp site with indoor facilities (included is camp site, indoor facilities and electricity, cleaning costs extra): Weekend:  65.000 krWorking day:  25.000 kr
Ósar HI Hostel
Osar is located on the Vatnsnes Peninsula, 25 km north of road no. 1. In the recent years the hostel has been completely renovated.Ósar ocean beach is full of life. Seals abound and also eider ducks and other birds, and the rock Hvítserkur, which resembles a prehistoric Dinosaur, is within walking distance from the Hostel.  The unspoiled nature, peaceful environment and a variety of recreation opportunities makes Ósar an ideal stop in an Iceland tour. In only about 5 min walk you are in unusually close contact with nature. Here guests can see a number of different birds and one of Iceland´s biggest colonies of seals , swimming only a few meters from the beach.   A superb place for nature lovers
Dæli Guesthouse
 Dæli Guesthouse (Holiday farm since 1988) offers a variety of accommodation and activities for both groups and the individual traveller, 16 twin/double rooms with private facilities, Cottage "Eyrin",  sleeping accommodation for up to 24 person in 6 small huts and camping ground.  In The Service House you will find a kitchen, a large dining room and WC/showers. Kaffi Sveitó restaurant and bar offers a variety of delicious food and refreshing drinks. Check out our menu for further information.
Sölvanes
We offer cosy accommodation at a fair price on a traditional sheep farm.  The accommodation is available in a renovated older guest house. Fully made-up beds or sleeping bag accommodation. Shared cooking facilities and two bathrooms. Free WiFi  Charging station for electric cars Breakfast as well as dinner with the family featuring local produce can be booked in advance. Farm animals and stable visits - sheep, horses, a cat, dog, rabbit, hens and ducks. Walking tracks and beauty spots in the farmland, along the river Svartá or to the hills above the farm. For a real hike try the summit of Maelifell, Hamraheidi, Molduxi, Tindastoll or travel a bit further to the rural and peaceful valley Austurdalur. Emphasis on a relaxing, family-friendly atmosphere. Close to a horse rental/Old Stable , white water rafting, hand craft sale and a nature bath. Please contact us for more information and bookings.
Bakkaflöt Travel Service
Bakkaflöt is a family-owned company that started in 1987. We offer a variety of accommodations. We have a 22 room guesthouse that offers cozy cabin with en suite bathrooms, double or triple rooms with shared bathrooms. We also have two bigger cottages with cooking facilities.  We have a small heated swimming pool outside and two hot tubs. Other facilities include a TV lounge, terrace, restaurant and bar area.  Next to the river Svartá we have a beautiful campsite with good cooking facilities.  In 1994 we started the river rafting in East glacial river and West glacial river.  West glacial river, class 2. Family rafting:  Scenic ride down the majestic Glacial Canyon. We´ll make a stop for a delicious hot chocolate from a geothermal spring and another stop to jump off a cliff. Great experience for the whole family.  East glacial river, class 4. Extreme rafting:  East glacial river is by far one of the best 1-day rafting rivers in Europe. Enjoy a delicious traditional Icelandic meat soup after the tour. The Extrem rafting is a total bliss and we can guarantee you will get wet.  Sit on top kayak trip down the river Svartá is an enjoyable and scenic nature ride in the midnight sun.  On site: accommodation in cabins and our guesthouse, camping site, small swimming pool, hot tubs, restaurant and bar.   
Icelandic Horse Farm Lýtingsstaðir
Our holiday and horse-breeding farm Lýtingsstaðir, is situated in the North of Iceland in Skagafjörður. Just 20km away from road#1 you will find our peaceful farm where we share our home with the Icelandic horse.Whether you want to spend a whole day riding or just 2 hours, we have flexible options to suit you.We offer shorter and longer riding tours and treks, riding holidays on the farm and horse rental for a short visit, suiting beginners and experienced riders.Find our options and detailed information about tours and treks on our website.We have three wooden cottages for self-catering to rent.In each of our cozy cottages you will find a well-equipped kitchen, en-suite, TV with DVD player, deck furniture and a coal BBQ. Each cottage is ideal for a family and can fit up to 5/6 people.You´ll be at the heart of Iceland´s nature; take a ride or walk, watch horses, sheep and other animals. Relax to the sound of the horses hoof and explore the valleys and breathtaking mountains.Lýtingsstaðir is a fully licensed riding holiday company, operating since the year 2000, welcoming you with a warn hospitality and a personal atmosphere. The Old Stable Inspired by the long history of the farm, a horse stable and a storage room were built in 2015. The two gabled houses combine turf, stones and wood, and they are masterpieces of traditional, even if nowadays very rare, Icelandic craftsmanship. We want to tell visitors how horses were kept on farms in the old days, and we have a display featuring old tools, tack and other items connected with horses and farming.Opening timeThe stable is open daily from May to September, other times of year on request. Entrance fee for adults, free entry for children under 12.Horses&HeritageStep inside the OLD STABLE and make even more of our popular presentation of Horses & Heritage! The program runs every Tuesday evening in the summer, on request all year round for groups and as a guided day tour from Akureyri, see www.ttv.is Please contact for prices and booking information.
Vogar
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Akureyri Backpackers, hostel
Akureyri Backpackers is a hostel, located on the main shopping street of Akureyri. We offer budget accommodation for travelers from all over the world. Our dorms are 4, 6 and 8 bedded and our private rooms host 2-3 persons. You can choose between bringing your own sleeping bag or renting a duvet wrapped in a cozy cover. All our beds come with a clean sheet and a pillow. Toilets are located on every floor and warm showers are accessible 24 hours a day. Well equiped kitchen is available for our guests. On the ground floor you will find our restaurant and booking service where you can enjoy our meals or have a drink. Located on the main street, Akureyri Backpackers gives travelers easy access to others restaurants, cafés, bars, shops etc. The Swimming pool of Akureyri is less then 500 m away. Restaurant Breakfast buffet Guest kitchen WiFi 24 hours warm showers Sauna Ski storage Laundry services Information center  Lockers  Free luggage storage
Hlíð Travel Service
Hlid offers different kind of accommodation: Guesthouse / Hraunbrún: Sleeping bag accommodation in four beds rooms without private bathroom.  Shared well equipped kitchen, dining room, wc and showers. Small huts: Private huts - 6 huts, 5  9m2 each with two beds, facilites - wc and kitchen available 50m away.  Big huts-Apartments:  Summer houses - 50m2, sleeping 6 persons in 2 bedrooms and a sleeping attic, bathroom, kitchen and a livingroom with beautiful vista over the Mývatn area. Hotel rooms:  Guesthouse - 9 double rooms with private facilities. Small lounge for making tea and coffee all day. Camping place:  The Hlíð camping is conveniently located on the northern shore of lake Mývatn, by the village of Reykjahlid. It´s only 5 minutes walk from the Tourist info and supermarket. From the camping there is fantastic view over the lake and the lavafield. We offer good facilities for tents and trailers and electricity is accessible. Warm showers are free of charge for guests and laundry service is available as well. Hlid offers all kinds of entertainment, such as bike rental, playground for children and barbeque.  It´s perfect  to rent a bike for the day and ride around the lake. The distance is 37km, mostly flat road, with great views of the area, lake and birds. There is also the possibility of hiking in the area. There are many different trails, for short or longer walks. We provide you all necessary information for these hikes. There is an information center for tourists in the area that is well worth visiting. There is also a swimming pool, nature baths, golf course , cafés, restaurants and bars.  
Hveravellir
Hveravellir is one of Iceland’s most popular Oasis in the highlands whether your drive hike or ride the Icelandic horse. The area offers various hiking trails through the wonders of the lava field or nearby spectacular mountain slope. And for those in need of recharging and relaxing just a simple chill in the nature pool followed by a cup of hot chocolate and a slice of cake in the Internet Café might be just the thing.
Grímstunga I
In Grimstunga we have 4 houses. Three of them are with rooms, that share bathrooms, and some have hand basins. Rooms for two, three or four people. Cooking facilities. Sitting rooms with TVs. Free Wi-Fi. The fourth house is in Hólssel, 6 km (3.7 mi) from Grímstunga, by the route Dettifossvegur (route no. 864).There are rooms with En-suite/private bathroom. Reception is at Grímstunga, but breakfast for those staying at Hólssel is served on site. Hólssel is 20 km (12.5 mi) from waterfall Dettifoss.
Tindaöxl Ski Area
Ólafsfjörður offers ideal conditions for winter sports. The neighbouring mountains and valleys offer excellent terrain for snowmobile touring and the environment is particulary well-situated to skiing. In Ólafsfjörður there is one lift, 600 m, well suitable for beginners and professionals alike. Specially laid tracks extent pratically all over the town, and The Ólafsfjörður Skiing Association organises cross-country excursions anround the vicinity. The Tindaöxl skiing area is equipped with ski lifts and excellent slalom tracks. Snowboarding enthusiasts have large pristine areas at their disposal. Refreshments are on offer in the Skiing Association Lodge, wich is also equipped with attic sleeping bag accomodation for up to 25 persons.

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