Snorrastofa has accommodation with good research facilities for scholars and artists. Included in your stay is access to internet, library and facilities for work.

Priority is given to applicants working on projects related to Snorri Sturluson, medieval Iceland or the history and culture of Borgarfjörður.

Your application, which should be sent to Snorrastofa electronically or by post, should state the project you are working on as well as general information about yourself and the dates you are after.

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Apartment in Snorrastofa

The apartment has a ground floor and a loft, 88,5m2  in total. The ground floor has a living room, kitchen area, a bedroom and a bathroom. The loft has facilities for two to work as well as a bed for one.

The apartment has all amenities; furniture, crockery, kitchen appliances, bedding and cleaning products. A washing machine can be found in the bathroom. Elsewhere in Snorrastofa’s building is the library and facilities for other visitors and Snorrastofa’s staff to work.

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Studios in the old district school

There are two studio rooms in the old district school. Each of them sleeps two, has a bathroom and a small kitchenette. There is access to a bigger kitchen on the same floor, a living room with a TV and meeting rooms which can be used to work in.

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Prices

Guest Apartment

1 week for one 25.000 kr.
1 week for two 30.000 kr.
1 week for three 35.000 kr.
2 weeks for one 35.000 kr.
2 weeks for two 40.000 kr.
2 weeks for three 45.000 kr.
3 weeks for one 45.000 kr.
3 weeks for two 50.000 kr.
3 weeks for three 55.000 kr.
1 month for one 55.000 kr.
1 month for two 60.000 kr.
1 month for three 65.000 kr.

Meetings in 4 meeting rooms for 6-10, including overnight accommodation in both studios

2 days (minimum) 32.000 kr.
3rd day and over 15.000 kr. per day

Studio rooms

2 days (minimum) for one 9.000 kr.
2 days (minimum) for two 13.000 kr.
3rd day and over 4.000 kr. per day

Terms of lease

  1. Applicants
    Snorrastofa’s accommodation is intended for Icelandic and international scholars and artists. Priority is given to those working on translations and research on Snorri Sturluson, medieval Iceland and the history and culture of Borgarfjörður.
  2. Facilities
    The apartment has a ground floor and a loft, 88,5m2  in total. The ground floor has a living room, kitchen area, a bedroom and a bathroom. The loft has facilities for two to work as well as a bed for one. The apartment has all amenities; furniture, crockery, kitchen appliances, bedding and cleaning products. A washing machine can be found in the bathroom. Elsewhere in Snorrastofa’s building is the library and facilities for other visitors and Snorrastofa’s staff to work.
  3. Terms of lease The apartment shall not be leased for less than two days or more than three months at a time. The cost of hire includes heating, electricity and wireless internet. Cost of use of the phone line is charged separately. Hire cost according to the price list shall be paid in a timely manner. Sub-letting is not permitted.
  4. Applications
    Applications for accommodation in the apartment must be received in writing. The application should include general information about the applicant, the project the applicant is working on and what dates are suitable. The application should be sent either to the director of Snorrastofa or head of visitors’ reception.
  1. Living in the Snorrastofa building
    Guests should be mindful of other people working in the building and ensure there are no disturbances. The building should always be locked outside of office hours.
  2. Handing over of keys
    Guests should contact Snorrastofa’s office in good time so that a lease can be prepared and a time confirmed for the handing over of keys.
  3. Cleaning and hand-over

    Leaseholders and their guests shall take good care of the apartment and hand it over in the same state they find it. The kitchen shall be cleaned, including the fridge and cooker, and crockery put away. The bathroom shall be cleaned, furniture wiped down and floors cleaned. Bedding shall be removed and put in the bathtub along with towels and tea-towels. All rubbish shall be bagged up and put in the outside bins. Full bin bags shall not be left in the flat for too long. Pets are not allowed in the apartment. 

  4. Leaseholders’ liability
    Leaseholders are liable for all damages to facilities in the apartment caused by themselves or their guests during their stay.