Heradsskolinn is located in the heart of the Golden Circle nature paradise. The newly renovated historical building was formerly one of Iceland´s main schools but has now been reinvented as a boutique hostel with private rooms and dorms.
We are located in one of Iceland´s most historical buildings. There is a good spirit in the building and the area, and we want to share it with the rest of the world.
Free WiFi, cafe, restaurant, showers and bathrooms, TV-room, musical instruments, library and a chill out lounge.
We do have a kitchenette on site for our guests to use between 8am and 10pm. Please note that the kitchenette is not a fully equipped kitchen. We do have an electric kettle, microwave and an oven (no stove).
Interaction with guests
We provide information and help to our guests on their journey in Iceland and we love to talk and chat with our guests.
Other things to note
Please note that Breakfast is not included, but our delicious Breakfast Buffet is available for an extra price up on arrival
The building is very old and sound travels easily.
Please respect your fellow guests by walk quietly though the halls and not slamming doors.
If you plan on showering after 2300 or before 0600, please use the showers in the basement.
We ask that you treat our building with respect.
There is no smoking indoors or on the balconies.
From Nov 24, 2017 - Nov 24, 2018 the minimum stay is 1 night.
Heradsskolinn Boutique Hostel at Laugarvatn. Located in the heart of the Golden Circle nature paradise there are so many things to see and do in the area. Hiking, horse riding, bathing in geothermal pools, glacier and volcano exploring, you name it! Then, of course, there is the Golden Circle consisting of Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss (the spectacular waterfall) and last but not least Geysir, the spewing geothermal wonder.