The Location

Kollafoss is located in the municipality of Húnaþing Vestra, 28 kilometers south of Hvammstangi, in the Vesturárdalur valley in Miðfjörður. The farm is approximately 2 and a half hour drive from Reykjavík.

Traveling from Reykjavík

Follow route 1 north (Vesturlandsvegur) for about 2 hours. Turn to the right on road 704 (Miðfjörður) Drive that road for about 10 minutes and take a right turn onto 705 (Vesturárdalur) and follow it for about 10 minutes until you reach Kollafoss. Click here for a map with more detailed driving instructions.



Take bus 57 to Hvammstangavegur. Please let us know if you plan to take a bus so we can pick you up, as the Hvammstangavegur bus stop is about 20 km away from Kollafoss.

The House, Kollafoss

  • 4 Bedrooms, 3 for gamedev residents
  • 2 Living rooms
  • Kitchen + Dining area
  • Porch
  • 2 Bathrooms (one with bath, other with shower)
  • 2 Storage Rooms
  • House will at maximum house 5 residents. Jóhannes & Arnfríður, plus 3 gamedev residents.

The Bedrooms include:

  • Desk, chair, lamp, and power outlets available.
  • Single size bed
  • Wardrobe


  • 650 EUR for a month stay
  • 400 EUR for 2 week stay


We only accept payments through bank transfer. Fee for your stay at Kollafoss should be paid after you’ve secured a spot at Kollafoss and before your arrival.

  • Account number (if transferring from Icelandic bank): 0159-05-060403
  • Kennitala (if transferring from Icelandic bank): 150188-2109
  • IBAN: IS91 0159 0506 0403 1501 8821 09
  • Swift (BIC): NBIIISRE

Refund Policy

  • Cancellations received 90 days in advance of start date of residency will receive a complete refund.
  • Cancellations received 60 days in advance of start date of residency will receive a 50% refund.
  • Cancellations less than 60 days in advance of start date of residency will not receive a refund.
  • Regardless of time of cancellation, All cancellations incur a 50 euro administration fee.

What is included in the fee?

  • A fully fitted bedroom (desk, chair, bed, closet, bed linen, pillow, duvet…)
  • Pickups/drop offs to/from the bus stop
  • Rides to town for supplies when needed at the very least once a week or so.
  • Occasional planned sightseeing trips for those interested
  • Internet connection and other utilities
  • …and more.


  • (1 Month) 1 – 29th February 2016
  • (2 Weeks) 1 – 15th February 2016
  • (2 Weeks) 16 – 29th February 2016