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Siglo Hotel

Sigló Hótel

Making the most of its scenic setting on the edge of Northern Iceland's Troll Peninsula, Hotel Sigló is located in the heart of the peaceful fishing town of Siglufjörður. Behind the yellow-hued façade, you’ll find 68 stylish rooms and suites, all of which feature Scandinavian decor, wooden flooring, pictures from Siglufjörður’s Photography Museum, and window seats for soaking up marina or mountain views. Modern amenities include flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi access, coffee machines, safes, and en suite bathrooms with showers or bathtubs, toiletries, and bathrobes. 

There’s also several dining options available, including the on-site Sunna for classic Icelandic cuisine and the adjoining lobby bar for all day light refreshments. Two further restaurants, Kaffi Rauðku and Hannes Boy bistro are just a few minutes’ walk away and serve coffee and cakes and meaty stews, barbecue dishes, and Icelandic specialties respectively. The hotel also has a marina-facing hot tub, a sauna, and a helpful reception team who can advise on the area’s attractions, including the Herring Era Museum, the Beer Spa, and the Segull 67 brewery.

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Overlooking the surrounding mountains or marina from window seats, all of the 68 stylish rooms have minimalist Scandinavian decor, wooden flooring, soothing hues, plenty of natural light, and pictures from Siglufjörður’s Photography Museum. Modern amenities include flat screen TVs, Wi-Fi access, coffee machines, safes, and en suite bathrooms with showers or bathtubs, toiletries, and bathrobes. The more spacious suites have balconies for soaking up the fresh air and enjoying the views.


You’ll be staying in the heart of Siglufjörður, the fishing town on the edge of Northern Iceland's Troll Peninsula. While it’s just over an hour’s drive from Akuyeri airport, attractions along the way include whale watching in the Eyjafjörður fjord and bathing in water, beer, yeast, and hops at the Beer Spa. The Herring Era Museum is just opposite the hotel.

Food and drink

Breakfast is available at Sunna, the hotel’s restaurant located in the main building overlooking the marina. There’s also the adjoining lobby bar for all day light refreshments. The hotel has two small restaurants just a few minutes’ walk away: Kaffi Rauðku for coffee and cakes and Hannes Boy bistro for meaty stews, barbecue dishes, and Icelandic specialties.  


Hotel Sigló welcomes children and additional beds can be added to rooms and suites on request.

Facilities and activities

The hotel has a 24-hour reception desk with friendly staff who can arrange sightseeing tours and advise on nearby attractions. You will also have access to the hotel’s hot tub and sauna.

Our opinion

Not only is Hotel Sigló an appealing ideal base for exploring Iceland’s remote north, but it also has a sauna and a hot tub overlooking the marina. We also love the surrounding mountain scenery and sea views. 

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