A charming guesthouse located right by the harbor in Höfn, a fishing village on the south eastern coast of Iceland. Höfn is at the roots of Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe.

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Guesthouse Dyngja

Friendly atmosphere

Guesthouse Dyngja

Guesthouse Dyngja is located right by the harbor in Höfn on the south east coast of Iceland. Guesthouse Dyngja is a small bed & breakfast with a friendly and warm atmosphere. The small size of our bed & breakfast brings relaxed energy to the house and we want our guests to feel welcome. Our sitting lounge is the heart of the house with a vinyl record player and a good selection of records and the breakfast can be enjoyed with a beautiful view over the harbor.
Guesthouse Dyngja is a fully licensed guesthouse with all legal requirements as well as required fire protection. Fire doors for each room, fire alarms and fire extinguishers.


Harbor view and warm colors


There are six rooms in Guesthouse Dyngja. The rooms are decorated in romantic country style and with warm colors, fine towels and bed linen. There is free Wifi internet access in the whole house. The rooms are not large at Dyngja but we do hope that the energy and atmosphere at Dyngja, along with the cozy sitting lounge and large dining room with harbor view, make up for that.
In the main part of the building there are five rooms with two shared bathrooms. Very suitable for groups. There is also a large double room with a private entrance and a private bathroom.

The five bedroom villa:
Five double or twin rooms with two shared bathrooms. Enjoy the beautiful rooms with a view over the harbor.
The size of the five rooms in the villa: 8 – 12 m2. Guests have access to a sitting lounge, large kitchen with good facilities and a great dining room with a view over the harbor.

The large double room: The large double room faces the harbor. It has one double bed, sofa, seating area, refrigerator, private terrace facing the harbor and a private bathroom with a shower. Size:28 m2. Does not have access to sitting lounge or kitchen.


Suitable choice for small groups

Small groups and families

The five bedroom villa is ideal for small groups and families. Five double or twin rooms, two bathrooms, sitting lounge, kitchen, large dining room, breakfast, Wifi and free parking. Guesthouse Dyngja is a great spot to stay for a few nights when exploring the beautiful Vatnajökull Region and the south east of Iceland. We receive a lot of small groups and they have been very pleased with the facilities at Dyngja.

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Sitting lounge

Bring your own vinyl record

Sitting lounge with a vinyl record player

The vinyl record player is always a big hit with our guests who can choose from a selection of old records. We have some good old classics and are always hunting for some good music. Our guests are welcome to bring their own record to play and if they want to leave the record behind, we offer a 8 € discount of their stay.

In the sitting lounge the guests have a chance to listen to some music, drink coffee&tea, exchange travel tips and stories with other guests, read some books from our bookshelf, play board games, plan the next steps of their trip or simply relax. Toys and puzzles for our youngest guests.

Our information corner in the sitting lounge has brochures and information on the activities and restaurants in the local area. We are happy to assist our guests in their planning and reservation for tours etc.

The hosts

Welcome to Guesthouse Dyngja

The hosts

Guesthouse Dyngja is owned by the couple Sindri and Fanney and their son Ragnar Sveinn.
We are eager to provide personal service and create warm atmosphere where guests will feel relaxed and as at home.
We want our guests to enjoy the good atmosphere at house Dyngja and will assist them in exploring the beautiful region of Höfn and Vatnajökull area, whatever the season.

We hope to see you at Dyngja,

Sindri, Fanney and Ragnar Sveinn

Social responsibility

Giving back to the local community

Social responsibility

Our policy is to buy Icelandic products when possible and to support our local area and suppliers. Our breakfast consists of Icelandic traditional products with a twist of local products. The beds are produced by an Icelandic producer, Rúmgott.
We try our very best to be social responsible in our local area. We donate to the local rescue team, to local fellowships, the sports club UMF Sindri and support many local events.
We are proud to be one of the sponsors of the Blues Festival of Höfn, held in March each year.

We very proud to be a part of the Vatnajökull Region Cluster, a cluster of companies in tourism, food production and culture in the Vatnajökull area. We work in close cooperation with many of those companies in order to improve our service and tourist’s experience in the whole area. Visit Vatnajökuls Region website here.