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  • Midgard Base Camp is located in South Iceland off of the Ring Road, about a 90-minute drive from Reykjavík.- Midgard Base Camp
  • Clean and modern, Midgard Base Camp offers various sleeping arrangements, from hostel beds to private family rooms.- Midgard Base Camp
  • The ground level is spacious, with generous areas for socializing or working.- Midgard Base Camp
  • A bar and large dining area at Midgard Base Camp's lower level. The restaurant is open nightly, while the bar stays open later.- Midgard Base Camp
  • Midgard Base Camp offers hostel beds in four-person and six-person rooms.- Midgard Base Camp
  • Midgard Base Camp has a private bedroom with attached private bathroom for rent.- Midgard Base Camp
  • Midgard Base Camp's private bedroom with a full bed.- Midgard Base Camp
  • Midgard Base Camp offers a family room for rent, with a double bed and bunk bed.- Midgard Base Camp
  • In addition to the lodging facilities, Midgard Base Camp is home to an adventure tour and travel agency, which runs different trips throughout Southern Iceland.- Midgard Base Camp
  • Midgard Base Camp has a rooftop sauna and 24-hour hot tub, and under the right conditions offers the chance to soak beneath the Northern Lights.- Midgard Base Camp
  • Midgard Base Camp has a full bar, which is open late nightly.- Midgard Base Camp
  • Midgard Base Camp has a restaurant, with dedicated seating. Breakfast and dinner menus are available.- Midgard Base Camp
  • The lower level has a stage for performances and movie showings.- Midgard Base Camp
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Pros: 
Variety of lodging options. Social atmosphere. Rooftop hot tub!
Cons: 
None.
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Region:
Other,
Access: 
Vehicle
Congestion: 
Occasionally full
Pets allowed: 
Yes, with restrictions
Reservation email: 
Year round: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
None
Price per night: 
$1-70/night
Reservations possible: 
Yes
Sleeps: 
1-4
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Reservation phone number: 
1 (354) 578-3180
Reservation email: 
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Property Description

Property Description

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Midgard Base Camp is a lodging facility in South Iceland, about 90 minutes from Reykjavík, that offers a variety of sleeping options and has plentiful amenities.

Midgard Base Camp was created and constructed by the crew behind Midgard Adventure, an adventure tour and travel agency, and their passion for the region and the needs of a more social and adventurous demographic of travelers is clear. Travelers to Midgard are greeted by a warm, spacious atmosphere with a restaurant and full bar that includes plentiful seating with everything from couches to large bean bags to hanging swinging chairs. There is a foosball table and stage and screen for performances and movie showings.

All sleeping accommodations are upstairs, with options to rent a bed in or four- or six-person dorm room, a family room that contains a double bed and a bunk bed, or a private bedroom and attached private bathroom.

Midgard has a modern feel, with clean facilities. Numerous showers and hairdryers are offered, along with a rooftop deck with a sauna and a hot tub that remains open 24 hours a day. The deck and hot tub make a great place to see the stars or the Northern Lights at night, with views stretching to Seljalandsfoss Waterfall during the day. The restaurant offers dinner and breakfast options.

Swimsuit and boot dryers are available, along with a fridge in which guests are welcome to store food. As of our visit, a kitchen available for guest use was under construction but was not completed yet.

Midgard's location is central to visiting some of the volcanoes, glaciers, black sand beaches, waterfalls, and hikes in the area, and their distant proximity from any cities large enough to create light pollution help ensure more ideal conditions for seeing starry night skies or the aurora borealis when conditions cooperate. Additionally, Midgard Base Camp offers rentals of normal and fat tire bicycles, as well as package deals if booking one of their adventure travel tours in South Iceland.

The accommodation was built by individuals who are passionate about South Iceland, and their work in creating an adventure tour company and lodging facility to accommodate travelers wanting comfort and a social atmosphere is apparent. 

Full details and pricing information can be found at the Midgard Base Camp website.

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