Hótel Norðurljós (Hotel Northern Lights)  has been a part of the history of Raufarhöfn for the last 40 years. With panoramic views of the Raufarhöfn fishing village in north-eastern Iceland, this hotel is located on the Melrakkaslétta plain. It features a sea-view restaurant with a bar and terrace. A TV, desk, free wi-fi and private bathroom with a shower are provided in all rooms at Hotel Nordurljos. A variety of dishes, including fresh fish, are served in the on-site restaurant. Bird watching is a popular area activity, along with trout fishing and hiking. With 1.5 km of the hotel is an indoor swimming pool, sauna and the modern Arctic Henge monument at Raufarhöfn. The Arctic Circle is only 8 km from the hotel.