Skjaldarvík Guesthouse

We offer quaint and cozy accommodations close to Akureyri.

In Skjaldarvik guesthouse the choices are endless.  You can enjoy peace and quiet in a comfortable environment, relax in the hot tub or maybe go horseback riding.  You will enjoy wonderful food and the friendly atmosphere created by the host family. Skjaldarvik guesthouse has 27 comfortable rooms with common bathrooms and showers.

Rooms vary in size and setup.  The larger rooms have beds as well as sofa beds in order to accommodate 3-4 persons.  Many rooms have space for an extra bed if requested. Each room has its own look and charm, but the quality is always the same.

In the east wing there is a comfortable lounge and a bar with TV, library and playing cards. Outside, there is hot tub where you can relax.  There is no extra charge for guests staying with us.


Low season prices 2012, 1. September to 31. Mai 2013

 Single room  9,900 ISK.
 Double room  13,900 ISK.
 Triple room  17,900 ISK.
 Extra bed  4,000 ISK
 Breakfast*  1,400 ISK.
 Dinner  4,500 ISK.

High season prices 2013, Jun 1 to August 31
 Single room  12,900 ISK.
 Double room  16,900 ISK.
 Triple room  20,900 ISK.
 Extra bed  4,000 ISK
 Breakfast*  1,400 ISK.
 Dinner  4,500 ISK.

Free for children, 0-6 years old, extra bed, breakfast and a buffet dinner
50% off for children, 7-15 years old, extra bed and breakfast
Breakfast is included in the price for maximum of three guests.


At evenings we offer a two course dinner, starter and a main course. Of course we offer deserts as well - 2-3 options every night.  We take pride in providing our guests with the best local cuisine.  We try to use organic, locally grown produce whenever possible. And we  grow as much vegetable as we can.
Dinner is available 1. june - 30. September.

Icelandic designs and handicrafts

Our offerings include neat, beautiful and different items. Everyone can find something interesting.  Things are constantly changing, mostly depending on what we enjoy offering at each time.

Riding Tours

At Skjaldarvik we offer riding tours where people get a chance to learn about the Icelandic horse under expert supervision.
  • We offer approx 1,5 hour long riding tours through riding trails in the area around Skjaldarvik, along the seaside and up into the hills.
  • Three trips a day at 10.00, 14.00 and 17.00
  • Price; 7,500 ISK
  • Available 1. june - 31. august

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Skjaldarvík Guesthouse
601 Akureyri (dreifbýli)
the North
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