Ásar Guesthouse

Ásar Guesthouse

Ásar Guesthouse is a lovely home and guesthouse located near Akureyri in North Iceland. Accommodation in four double rooms with shared bathrooms. Breakfast and a common living room. Majestic mountains and fun hiking trails all around and a variety of services and activities for tourists in the area. Ásar is the perfect home base for those who want to experience the Icelandic countryside and explore North Iceland on day trips to some of Iceland’s most beautiful natural wonders. Open all year.

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  • Shared bathroom
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot tub
  • Dogs allowed

In the area

  • Þverá River 1 km
  • Eyjafjarðará River 3 km
  • Vaðlaheiði Heath 6 km
  • Akureyri 10 km
  • Hlíðarfjall Mountain 12 km
  • Dalvík 40 km
  • Siglufjörður 87 km


Four double rooms, warm and neat with stunning views. Two shared bathrooms; no hand basin in rooms. A common living room with TV and a PlayStation game console for guests to use. Veranda and a large patio with hot tub and landscape views in all directions.


Delicious breakfast with focus on homemade delicacies.


Many hiking trails in the area, over mountains and into valleys. Horse rentals in the vicinity. A 9-hole golf course in Þverá, par 3 (1 km). Swimming pool in Hrafnagil (6 km). The Cowshed Café is within walking distance and restaurant Lamb-Inn (2 km). The Christmas Garden is just a short distance away from Ásar and there you can enjoy Christmas and buy ornaments all year round. The nearest town with shops, restaurants, bars, museums and varied services for tourists: Akureyri (10 km).

Day trips from Ásar

Ásar is the perfect home base for those who want to explore North Iceland on day trips. You can drive to the magical Lame Mývatn area to explore natural wonders, volcanic rock formations, geothermal activity, the Mývatn Nature Baths and more (80 km). Another option is to drive to the whale watching capital of the North, Húsavík (80 km). There you can go on a whale watching tour to spot whales in their natural habitat. You can also opt for a boat excursion of Eyjafjörður Fjord to Árskógssandur, Hrísey Island and Siglufjörður town. The lovely Vaglaskógur Forest is also just a short drive away from Ásar.


In the area

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