Hotel Borgarvirki

Hotel Borgarvirki is a friendly and spacious country hotel in northwest Iceland located 230 km from Reykjavik, midway to Akureyri. The hotel is 20 km. from the ring road between the towns Hvammstangi and Blönduós.We are a true country hotel, with 15 rooms,  8 of them with en-suite bathroom. The hotel is a member of the Icelandic Travel Industry Association (SAF).

The hotel is ideal for individuals, groups, conferences and incentive travel.  At Borgarvirki you will find conference facilities for up to 100 persons. The hotel is comfortable, and here we serve gourmet dinner every evening, using the best available ingredients from the local lakes. We also specialize in grilled lamb and lobster soup.

The surroundings are rural and beautiful with mountain, ocean and 3 large lakes very close by,  and endless possibilities of enjoying nature. Iceland’s biggest seal habitant is very close to the hotel, which draws many curious travelers to the area.  The famous rock formations “Hvítserkur” give the area a special attraction for travelers. The peninsula Vatnsnes and Vesturhóp is one of Iceland’s “hidden places” and is also a paradise for birds and thereby birdwatchers.

The name Borgarvirki stems from historic ruins close by, a fort build by nature on a hilltop with ancient ruins, there are stories of it being used from the Viking era and is a very special place to visit.

At the hotel, you will find free Wi-Fi access and TV in every room.

Our GPS location is:  65° 31,309’N, 20° 38,902’W

We‘ll help to make your stay in Iceland unforgettable.

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Please contact us at [email protected] or tel: +354 583-5000

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Vesturhópi 531 Hvammstangi

583-5000, 696-9696

[email protected]

Open all year round.



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