This former schoolhouse turned hostel is 8.1 miles south of Selfoss and the Ring Road. It offers a communal kitchen and free WiFi. Hostel Gaulverjaskóli’s rooms are simply furnished and have shared bathroom facilities. All rooms offer views of the surrounding lowlands. Guests can cook their meals in the fully equipped shared kitchen. Leisure options include a small lounge and a children’s playground. The area is popular for horse riding, kayaking and cycling. Eyjafjallajökull glacier is 58.4 miles away. Thingvellir National Park is a 45-minute drive from Gaulverjaskóli Hostel. A public swimming pool is within 10 minutes’ drive.