By Blue Ice Explorer
Our hostel is nestled at the foot of a mountain with a view of the fjord. It is only about 600 m from the airport in the direction of the Hospital Valley and Flower Valley. The hostel is a good place to pass by if you have questions about hiking routes in the area or are looking for a hiking mate. In the summertime there is always a pleasant atmosphere, with hikers and travellers exchanging experiences and planning tours.
We transport your luggage for free when arriving and departing.
Read more about our hostel here.
Our hostel in Narsarsuaq is located 600 meters from the airport. It is a large wooden house that has a very welcoming atmosphere, a perfect location for hikes and a fine view to the other side of the fiord. During the evening you will see the most beautiful sunset from the dining area and the terrace outside.
The hostel has 8 rooms with 36 beds in total. All rooms are dorm rooms with bunk beds. If you are a group of 4 or 6 persons, we generally try to book you in the same room, when possible. All beds are made with a pillow and a sheet. We kindly ask you to bring your own sleeping bag. It is also possible to rent a sleeping bag at the hostel.
At our hostel you will meet our host during summer season. Our host will assist you with any questions you might have. It is also our host that runs the small shop at the hostel. Here you can buy beverage, snacks, post cards etc..
At our hostel you share toilet and shower facilities. We have a bathroom for women with 2 toilet and 2 showers and a bathroom for men with 2 toilets and 2 showers. At the entry hall we have 2 additional toilets.
The hostel has a large self-service kitchen with cutlery, 2 stoves, 2 refrigerators and 1 freezer. This is for free use for all our guests. As the kitchen is a self-service area, we ask our guest to kindly clean everything after they have used it.
Next to the kitchen we have a large dining area. Here you can enjoy your meal or relax in the lounge chairs. We have a small library where you can lend a book or magazine. Or study the hiking maps on the wall.
It is possible to use our laundry machine for a small fee.
The hostel has a Wi-Fi hotspot available for a fee. This is only available during high season.
If you wish to stay in your tent in Narsarsuaq you are welcome to pitch this next to our hostel.
The price is 50% of the hostel rate and includes free use of shower, toilet, dining and kitchen facilities.
Rates for 2023.
50 % Discount for children (2-11 years)
Breakfast DKK 95 / person
Camping in tent 225 / night (include free use of indoor facilities).
Did you know… that you can store luggage for free at the hostel in Narsarsuaq?
If you have various things (spare clothes, etc) that you don’t want to lug along on your hiking or kayaking trip, we suggest that you leave them at the hostel until you get back.
Centre for field work
Over the years, the hostel has been highly popular among students, researchers, expeditions and diverse groups. The place is an ideal base with plenty of room – both inside and outside – for storage as well as for working, planning and preparing field work. We can also store your equipment if you have a project that extends over several years. Our local knowledge and access to various types of boats and other means of transport make Blue Ice your ideal partner in the Narsarsuaq area for all kinds of logistics.
Summer and winter season
The hostel is open from May to September. It is a good idea to book in advance for July and August. During the winter season, between October and April, accommodation can be arranged for groups.