Korpudalur HI Hostel is nestled a mere 12-minute drive from Flateyri in the West Fjords. This quaint lodging is set against a backdrop of captivating mountain and river vistas, with the renowned Dynjandi Waterfall just 72 km away. The establishment, a refurbished farmhouse, offers guests basic rooms complete with free Wi-Fi. Those staying can expect shared bathroom, kitchen, and laundry room amenities. For a touch of home, there's also a communal TV lounge to unwind in. A highlight for many is the delightful breakfast available for purchase.
Guests have been vocal about the unmatched charm of the place, attributing it to the genuine kindness and authenticity of the owner. Reviews often spotlight the hostel's idyllic setting amid nature and the picturesque views it offers. The staff's friendly demeanor, combined with the array of facilities, ensures that visitors have a comfortable stay. However, some guests noted that the space might feel a tad compact, especially during peak seasons, but the ambiance and locale more than make up for it. The proximity to Ísafjördur village and the Flateyri Public Swimming Pool adds to the allure of this secluded gem.
For those seeking a homely retreat, the Síma Apartment in Flateyri, West Fjords, stands as an inviting option. Situated in a quaint fishing village, this dwelling is a comfortable 30-minute drive from Ísafjördur town centre. The apartment, perched on the first floor, consists of four bedrooms adorned with basic décor, blackout curtains, and offers splendid scenic views from each room. A highlight for many is the spacious living and dining area, along with a fully equipped guest kitchen. If looking to soak in the local sights and sounds, the Flateyri public swimming pool is conveniently located just a two-minute walk away, with a trio of restaurants also within walking distance.
Guest reviews highlight the apartment's brightness and space, with particular emphasis on the mesmerizing views it offers. Its dual bathroom setup was appreciated, as was its excellent bay-side views. The overall sentiment echoes that of a comfortable and spacious apartment stay, with a few guests noting some fixtures appeared a bit dated. Still, the ambiance of the location, combined with its fantastic facilities, makes it a top pick for travelers who prefer an apartment-style accommodation with a touch of homeliness.