Please note, that participants need to reserve accommodation on their own. Participants are encouraged not to wait too long to book their accomodation as the month of July usually is very busy.

The University Centre will organize transportation between Ísafjörður, Núpur, Þingeyri and Hrafnseyri in connection with the course, in private cars or by bus depending on the number of participants.


You may search for other accommodations on your own, using the websites and Please note, that if you book your own accommodation elsewhere, you are responsible for organizing your transportation to and from Hrafnseyri, Holt and Ísafjörður.

Hótel Ísafjörður
Three-star hotel in the centre of Ísafjörður. 36 double rooms equipped with showers, hair-dryers, television, telephone as well as high speed internet access free of charge.
The hotel is non-smoking. Restaurant with a nice view of the inner part of the fjord on the bottom floor.
Prices, per night:
Single room with bath and breakfast: ISK 14.600.
Double room with bath and breakfast: ISK 17.500


Hotel Edda
Summer hotel in the Ísafjörður Junior College, 10 minutes´ walk from the centre of town. Restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Prices, per night:
Single room with wash basin: 6.800, w/ breakfast: ISK. 7.850
Double room with wash basin: 8.500, ISK 10.600
Single room w/ bath: ISK 10.900, w/ breakfast: ISK 11.950
Double room w/ bath: ISK 13.600, w/ breakfast: ISK 15.700

Info and reservations:


Gisting Áslaugar/Áslaug's Accommodation
We have reserved some rooms for students at Gistihús Áslaug in central Ísafjörður. These are single and double rooms with basic cooking facilities and wash basins. Restaurants, a supermarket and the University Centre are within a five minute walk.


Price (5 nights):

ISK 10.000 per person in shared bedroom for two, sleeping bag accomodation
ISK 20.000 per person in shared bedroom for two, with linen and towels
ISK 15.000 in bedroom for one, sleeping bag accomodation
ISK 25.000 in bedroom for one with linen and towels


Included in the accommodation for single or double rooms are towels and linens, access to basic cooking facilities, and access to washing machine and dryer (for an extra fee).

Booking: Reserve through
Prices guaranteed for our students until May 1, 2009.
Contact: +354 456 4075 (fax) or +354 899 0742 (mobile phone (Áslaug)


Gamla Gistihúsið (Guest house)
Sleeping bag accomodation only available in 4 or 7 person rooms. Towels are included in the price as well as access to cooking facilities. There is access to a washing machine and dryer for an extra fee.


Accomodation only: ISK 2.300
With breakfast: ISK 3.000.
Linen can be rented at ISK 1.500.

Booking: Reserve through
Contact:, +00354-456 4146 (Inga)


Hótel Núpur
Núpur is a former boarding school with lovely surroundings and a fine view over Dýrafjörður, a 25-minute drive from Ísafjörður. Guests have access to kitchenettes with basic cooking-facilities, bathroom facilities, washing machine and dryer. There is also a restaurant/café and a small convenient store serving sandwiches and light meals during evenings and weekends. The nearest supermarket is in Ísafjörður, 37 km. There is no public transport that runs all the way to Núpur, but there are buses that run on weekdays, each trip is ISK 280. Please note that the schedule is very limited and that the bus will take you to the turn-off, which is 7 km from Núpur. Transport from there is available at your request, ask at the hotel reception.


Prices per person and night. All rooms with wash basin and shared bathroom.
Double room: ISK 3.900
Single room: ISK 4.900
Sleeping bag accommodation: 2500 kr.
Breakfast not included. Breakfast buffet available, ISK 900.


Other services provided:
Getting to/from Ísafjörður/Ísafjörður airport: There is no flybus running to/from Núpur, but this service will be provided at your request, price ISK 1000 one-way. Price per person.
SUV-safari to Ingjaldssandur: At request, min. 5 participants. Ingjaldssandur is a beautiful, remote and isolated valley, today it is inhabited by one farmer and her school-age son.
Horse-riding at Þingeyri and kayaking at Flateyri: if you are interested in going horse-back riding or kayaking, ask at the lobby for assistance. Rides to and from Þingeyri will be provided at a price of ISK 1.000 per person, roundtrip.

Contact and reservations: or phone +354-864 9737 (Sigurður Arnfjörð Helgason, hotel manager)