Hotel Edda Storutjarnir

Hotel Edda Storutjarnir
Hotel Edda Storutjarnir location


The hotel is superbly situated for the Three Ws: Whales, Woodlands and Waterfalls - including Godafoss and Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful cascade. Other "water features" include whale watching cruises from nearby Husavík and the splendour of Lake Myvatn with its unique birdlife, magnificent fjords and volcanic craters. Then there is the enchanting Vaglaskogur woods and Asbyrgi, a rocky, horseshoe shaped canyon legendary home of Viking gods.

Facilities on site:

  • Total rooms 41
  • 20 Edda PLUS rooms with en-suite bathrooms, TV and telephone
  • 21 with in-room washbasins
  • Restaurant with scenic views
  • Outdoor pool and hot tub
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Children's play area
  • Meeting rooms
  • Sleeping bag accommodation available - please contact the hotel directly for information and booking
  • Opening dates: 10 June - 19 August 2020
  • On closing day we close at noon, last guests check in the day before.

Activities nearby:

  • Whale watching from nearby Húsavík, 40 min drive from the hotel
  • Lake fishing
  • Thermal bath at nearby Lake Mývatn (60 km)
  • Puffin colonies
  • Bird watching
  • Waterfall walks (6 km)
  • Hot springs

Please contact us for further information.

Old School Hospitality since 1961

Dorms become quality hotels

This year we celebrate the 57th anniversary of Hotel Edda. It is a unique story of practicality and hospitality towards travellers in Iceland as boarding schools in the countryside, vacant during summer breaks, would assume a new role as hotels offering a good place to stay while enjoying the spectacular nature. Read more.

Great locations

Wherever you are in Iceland there is always a Hotel Edda nearby, ready to serve either as a pit-stop or a comfortable basecamp on your adventure tour of discovering Iceland’s wonders of natural beauty. The location of each and every Hotel Edda offers endless possibilities for outdoor activities, both on and off site.

Hotel Overview

Hotel Edda Storutjarnir Storutjarnir, 641 Húsavík (located by the main road no 1, approx 50 km from Husavik)
Phone: (+354) 444 4890 Booking center: (+354) 444 4000
GPS Coordinates: 65°42'47.113"N 17°43'58.745"W Open map
Opening hours: 7 June - 18 August 2019