Friendly guesthouse in a scenic location on the Troll Peninsula in North Iceland. Diverse outdoor activities on offer, ideal for backcountry skiing in Iceland, hiking, and bird watching.
Accommodation is in a former boarding school with a friendly atmosphere and former school inventory, maps and old pictures on display. Up to 60 people can be accommodated in 17 rooms and one apartment. Single, double triple, quadruple and family rooms with shared bathrooms. Also a 16-bed dormitory. All rooms with mountain views. Communal kitchen, dining room and lounge with TV, books and games. Also a campsite with electricity points for camper vans, access to a washing machine, cooking facilities and shared bathroom. Free wi-fi.
Dining room where delicious Icelandic food is served for breakfast and dinner (dinner must be booked in advance). Vegetarian options available. It is possible to order lunch for groups and also packed lunches. Separate community centre building ideal for events.
Húsabakki is set in a stunning valley setting with mountains all around and plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. One-site there is a children‘s playground, sports field, mini golf, meadow with a campfire, the bird exhibition ‘Birdland‘ and yoga facilities. Húsabakki is located on the edge of a wetland nature reserve with walking/hiking routes, educational trails, a barefoot path, canoeing and bird watching facilities only a few steps away.
In the surrounding area there are further opportunities for swimming, whale watching, sea angling, golfing, horse riding, backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering in winter, boat excursions to the islands of Hrísey and Grímsey and interesting museums.
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