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Dufthaksbraut 14, Hvolsvollur 860 Iceland
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Accommodation. Restaurant. Bar. Adventure Tours. Midgard is your base for adventure travel in South Iceland. We are a local family business offering a unique combo: with Midgard Base Camp as hostel/hotel and restaurant and Midgard Adventure as a tour operator and travel agency. Meet and chat here with locals and fellow travelers. Events such as concerts of local Icelandic artists, free yoga-classes and others are taking place at Midgard Base Camp on a regular basis. A sweet plus for only the overnight guests, Midgard offers a rooftop hot tub and sauna with spectacular views on gracing horses, mountains and the world famous Eyjafjallajokull.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Highchairs available
Street parking
Wifi
Rooftop pool
Pool with view
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Happy hour
Kids' meals
Wine / champagne
Game room
Golf course
Hiking
Bicycle tours
Karaoke
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Executive lounge access
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Picnic area
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Shops
Clothes dryer
Washing machine
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Kitchenette
Microwave
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
Kitchenware
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Room types
Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Charming
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German and 1 more
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I could not say a bad thing about my stay at Midguard. The accommodation itself was clean, tidy and cosy. The staff (Hildur in particular) were extremely helpful, advising about weather and road conditions (I visited in winter), things to do in the area, places to eat and general knowledge about the local area and other parts of Iceland. The restaurant food and breakfast was exceptionally good with a wide variety of options and very reasonably priced. Good facilities to make your own food too. I also embarked on one of Midguards tours to Þórsmörk Valley with their guide Stefan. He was super polite and was a pleasure to spend the day with. Keeping the group reassured and making the trip both comfortable and adventurous. A great story behind this family run business and that really shows.
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Our family of 4 (teens aged 14 and 16) stayed here for 4 days and did the Northern Lights Tour. Midguard has accomodations, a restaurant, and a tour agency- everything you need! Our guide Bjarni and his trusty companion Kria (sp?) took us on many wonderful adventures. The accomodations at Midguard are lovelyl- while it is technically a hostel, if you have hosteled you will know this is like the Ritz. We could have gotten a private room as they are available but felt out teens would benefit more from the hostel experience. Our beds were super comfortable and it was very quiet at night as we were there in the low season. The place is sparkling clean and the decor is fantastic, the common areas welcoming,. The restaurant is excellent as well, we had our best meals of our trip there, including a full Thanksgiving dinner. The staff was wonderful in every respect, patiently answering our many questions via email prior to the trip. Bjorg, Hildur. Stefan, Bjarni, Addi, Siggy, and the front desk staff truly welcomed us and made us feel the entire time like their highest priority was that we had a fantastic experience. From driving us out away from the city lights to pursue the Northern Lights to scheduling us an additional snowmobile ride, they took care of everything. For our family who value people and experiences as much as landmarks and destinations this was the perfect trip. We could not reccommend it more. PS Ask for Bjarni as your tour guide- he is knowledgeable, kind, humble, and patient, not to mention a classically trained singer! And his sidekick Kria the border collie may come along if you request her!
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There is not one thing that I didn’t enjoy about this place. Comfy and basic accommodations for a good price, loved the common areas to hang out in, staff was so friendly and helpful with ideas on our trip, and yummy breakfast. We only stayed one night on our journey, but would love to come back in the summer and base all of our adventures from that base camp!
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This is definitely the place that I will stay again. Bed is super comfy, also have a curtain to keep your privacy. Lots of shower rooms and hot water can wash away your tiredness of all day travel. The atmosphere of the hostel is chill. Staff are friendly and helpful.
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wow...wow...and again...WOW! this is without any doubt one of the best hostel that I have ever tried! This is so far from a normal hostel and now i fully understand why is called "basecamp" First of all they are organising daily expeditions tours around wich unfortunately I didn't have time to try. Then they tought at everything. your shoes are all soaked and you are not sure that will get dry for tomorrow? no problem! they have a special machine for it. Right and what about my clothes? another special machine obviously! Yeah ok, but what if my clothes are all full of mud and really dirty? Et voila' a laundry and a place where to store clothes to dry. of course like a normal hostel they also have a kitchen with microwave and fridge too. What is no like a normal hostel is the common area really cool where sometimes there's even events and more than anything else a small hot tube facing the volcan, well done! Breakfast is great, exactly what you need to start the day by the right foot. the only think that i didn't like, and yeah is probably the only one, is the socket in the bed.Is true that each bed has his own socket and lamp but unfortunately my cable was too short to reach the bed so I couldn't leave it to charge while I was sleeping. luckily i had my own powerbank. Last words to say a huge thanks to Kinga for her help (I wait you in Scotland :P )and to Stefan for that 5 kronos. thanks guys! Mattia
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PRICE RANGE
$88 - $173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IcelandSouth RegionHvolsvollur
NUMBER OF ROOMS
16
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Frequently Asked Questions about Midgard Base Camp
Which popular attractions are close to Midgard Base Camp?
Nearby attractions include Lava Centre (0.7 miles), Saga Center (0.3 miles), and UNA Local Product (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Midgard Base Camp?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Midgard Base Camp?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a refrigerator, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Midgard Base Camp?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Midgard Base Camp?
Yes, free parking and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Midgard Base Camp?
Conveniently located restaurants include Valhalla restaurant and saga center, Strond restaurant, and Rangá Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Midgard Base Camp?
Yes, guests have access to a rooftop pool, a sauna, and yoga classes during their stay.
Is Midgard Base Camp located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the center of Hvolsvollur.
Are any cleaning services offered at Midgard Base Camp?
Yes, a clothes dryer and a washing machine are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Midgard Base Camp?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Icelandic.
Are there any historical sites close to Midgard Base Camp?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Keldur (7.0 miles).