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Located 10 minutes’ drive from Thingvellir National Park, this hotel offers an in-house restaurant, free lakeside golfing and rooms with free WiFi access. Selfoss town center is 13 mi away.

All guest rooms at Borealis Hotel include a seating area, wardrobe and wooden floors. Each room has a private bathroom with a shower.

The restaurant at Hotel Borealis combines both modern-creative and traditional Icelandic styles of cooking, using only fresh local ingredients available. The hotel offers scenic views of the surrounding mountains. During winter it is a nice place to spot the Northern Lights.

The 9-hole Ljósafoss Golf Course is right next to the hotel. Gullfoss Waterfall is a 50-minute drive away. Reykjavik city center is 43 mi from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Borealis Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jun 19, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi we are a yoga group of 20-30 people. Can we come Dec 30-Jan 2 and do you have space for yoga? Dining space or conference or the reception area?
    Hi, great to hear from you. Yes we have very good facilities for yoga and conference :) We would be happy to have you stay with us :) Kind regards, hans and elsa
    Answered on March 16, 2022
  • Hi We are staying on the 10th May just wondered if you can provide dinner if so how much approx. If not do you have a kitchen we can use Thanks Steve
    yes ... appr. 3500 isk...
    Answered on September 3, 2022
  • Is there a small refrigerator in the room?
    Good evening, unfortunately we do not have refrigerators in our rooms. Only villa and Bungalows have that service. If You wish we can keep Your items in kitchen refrigerator over the night of Your stay. Best regards, Lena Hotel Borealis
    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Hi, From what time the breakfast is served?
    7-10 am in the summertime and 8-10 am in winter.
    Answered on September 3, 2022
Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: European

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Borealis Hotel
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Hiking
  • Karaoke
  • Fishing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Hot spring bath
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules

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4:00 PM - 11:30 PM


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Crib upon request

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Borealis Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

When booking for 10 people or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply. Contact the property for further details.

FAQs about Borealis Hotel

  • Check-in at Borealis Hotel is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Borealis Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Karaoke
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Hot spring bath

  • Room options at Borealis Hotel include:

    • Twin
    • Double
    • Villa
    • Triple
    • Twin/Double

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Borealis Hotel by:

    • Car 55min

  • The prices at Borealis Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Borealis Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Yes, there's a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Borealis Hotel on this page.

  • Guests staying at Borealis Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Buffet

  • Borealis Hotel is 11.2 miles from the center of Selfoss.