Welcome to Lava Hostel
Lava Hostel is owned by the scout group of Hafnarfjörður. We offer friendly atmosphere and low price accommodations for groups. Our hostel is just a short walk from the town center with cosy restaurants and cafes and free museums.
Hafnarfjörður is known as the Viking Center and also unofficial elf capital of Iceland. This charming seaside town with colourful houses is surrounded by endless lava fields and natural treasures. It is the third-largest town in Iceland with a great variety of attractions and activities to discover including kayaking and horseback riding tours in the lava fields.
If your mind is torn between the city life and quiet nature, Lava Hostel is the place for you. It is a perfect base to explore Iceland as we are only 15 min drive from Reykjavík and 30 min from Keflavík airport.
We are located at Hjallabraut 51, 220 Hafnarfjörður.
FROM KEF AIRPORT:
You can take Flybus to the stop “Fjörukráin – Hotel Viking”. From there walk to Fjörður and take the bus number 19 going to Kaplakriki, stop at Hjallabraut / Skjólvangur. “Fjörukráin” stop is about 20 min walk to Lava Hostel.
Alternatively you can take the public transit bus (Strætó) number 55 from Keflavík airport and stop at Fjörður and from there take the bus number 19 going to Kaplakriki and stop at Hjallabraut / Skjólvangur.
FROM BSÍ/DOWNTOWN REYKJAVÍK:
You can take the bus number 1 and stop at Fjörður from there take the bus number 19 going to Kaplakriki and stop at Hjallabraut / Skjólvangur.