About Us

Ljósafossskóli Hostel is a former boarding school that has been converted into a hostel with 18 rooms that accommodate up to 50 guests along with a separate house on the property for 5-7 guests. And we have serve as Hostel since 2014.
Ljósafossskóli Hostel is conveniently located in Úlfljótsvatn, 20 km north of Selfoss. Thingvellir National Park is only a 20-minute drive from the hostel and 55 km from the famous Geysir hot spring.
Ljósafossskóli Hostel features an indoor sports hall and guest lounge, WiFi and parking are free and breakfast, towels and linen are included in all prices. A great choice for groups of all sizes!
A range of rooms in many sizes. All rooms have a bright and simple look with shared barthroom facilities.
As we are situated in the middle of the “Golden Circle” there are numerous beautiful places in the vicinity, which are interesting and “must see and visit” when exploring the south.
It is also an ideal place to see the splendid Northern Lights.