Joe's Guesthouse

Small and cosy guesthouse and café Set in central Ólafsfjördur, this guest house overlooks the Eyjafjördur Fjord. It offers rooms with modern décor and views of the surrounding mountains. The owners are husband and wife Ida Marguerite Semey and Bjarni Guðmundsson.

Gistihús Jóa's rooms feature wooden floors and wash basins.  The rooms are six with ten beds, all of the rooms have a sink. 2 single rooms, 2 twin rooms, 1 double room with an extra sofa bed and 1 family room with two beds an a bunk bed (fits adults). There are two bathrooms, one with a shower. Breakfast is served for the guests during summer on the ground floor of the house where Café Klara is located. Both the guesthouse and café offer free wi-fi.

Guests can enjoy an on-site café serving sweets and snacks, as well as having books to read. Restaurants are within 5 minutes’ walk, while a supermarket, ATM and post office are found next door.

Akureyri Airport is a 1-hour drive from Jóa Gistihús. Sundlaug Fjallabyggdar swimming pool is 300 m away. Hiking trails are found close by. On-pier fishing is just 3 minutes’ walk away. 

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  • Joe's Guesthouse

    Small and cosy guesthouse and café Set in central Ólafsfjördur, this guest house overlooks the Eyjafjördur Fjord. It offers rooms with modern décor and views of the surrounding mountains. The owners are husband and wife Ida Marguerite Semey and Bjarni Guðmundsson.

    Gistihús Jóa's rooms feature wooden floors and wash basins.  The rooms are six with ten beds, all of the rooms have a sink. 2 single rooms, 2 twin rooms, 1 double room with an extra sofa bed and 1 family room with two beds an a bunk bed (fits adults). There are two bathrooms, one with a shower. Breakfast is served for the guests during summer on the ground floor of the house where Café Klara is located. Both the guesthouse and café offer free wi-fi.

    Guests can enjoy an on-site café serving sweets and snacks, as well as having books to read. Restaurants are within 5 minutes’ walk, while a supermarket, ATM and post office are found next door.

    Akureyri Airport is a 1-hour drive from Jóa Gistihús. Swimming pool is 300 m away. Hiking trails are found close by. On-pier fishing is just 3 minutes’ walk away.