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Hotel Edda Egilsstadir

Opening dates: 3 June - 13 August 2024


A Monster Amongst Us?

 In addition to Hotel Edda the "capital of the east" has its own international airport and a host of local attractions. Among them are Hallormsstaður, Iceland's biggest forest, the extinct Mount Snæfell volcano, Atlavík's sandy cove and the beautiful Lagarfljot river which, according to myth, is home to one terrific but shy monster, a distant  relative of the one in Loch Ness in Scotland.

Breakfast is served between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m.
  • Total rooms 52
  • All rooms are en-suite
  • Split-level family rooms 
  • Restaurant with marvelous river views

Highlights at Edda Egilsstadir

Highlights at Edda Egilsstadir

Breakfast buffet

Treat yourself to our plentiful breakfast buffet from 7:30-9:30. Wholesome bread, oat meal, fresh fruits, cereal, coffee, tea and waffles to drive up your energy for an eventful day. 

  •     Price 3.050 ISK pr. person - Summer 2023
  •     2.050 ISK for children 6-12 years old
  •     Free for 5 years old and younger


Egilsstadir swimming pool

1 km / 12 min walk / 3 min drive

A 25m long pool with hot tubs, a childrens pool and a waterslide, open all year round. 


5 km / 7 min drive

is just outside of Egilsstadir onway to Seydisfjordur and easy to reach. 

Hallormsstadur Forest

22 km / 18 min drive

... is considered the largest forest in Iceland, consisting of mostly native birch and a popular outdoor area with 11 marked trails.


35 km / 30 min drive

 ... is the third highest waterfall in Iceland at 128 m high, known for its beautiful backdrop and lovely hiking trail. 

Vök Baths

5 km / 7 min drive

Experience geothermal floating pools with amazing views on beautiful Lake Urridavatn.