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Located next to Iceland’s Ring Road, this family-run farm hotel offers brightly decorated rooms with a TV and a private bathroom. The Hoffell Hot Springs are 16 mi away.

All rooms at Hotel Smyrlabjörg feature country house-style décor. Some rooms have views of the Atlantic Ocean, while others overlook the mountains.

Homemade dishes based on local produce are served at the in-house restaurant. A breakfast buffet and lunch are also available. Drinks can be enjoyed in the bar.

Free WiFi is available in public areas at Hotel Smyrlabjörg. A gift shop is located at the hotel.

Staff can help arrange tours to the Vatnajökull Glacier, 0.6 mi away. Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is 19 mi from the hotel. Höfn town center is a 35-minute drive away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Smyrlabjörg has been welcoming guests since Nov 1, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Gluten-free

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
3 twin beds
2 twin beds
1 king bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • I see in your earlier response in that you provide laundry service, but only for guests who stay more than one night. Is this policy still the same?
    hi Yes we can do laundry for guests staying more than 1 night, because laundry is only done during day hours Best regards
    Answered on 30 August 2022
  • Any kitchenette/ coffee kettle in room.
    No not inside the rooms. In the restaurant as well in the entrance of the rooms building is a coffee machine (also with hot water) for guests to use, ..
    Answered on 9 March 2020
  • Hello, I will be traveling with my wife and 4 children. Is it possible for us to book the quadruple room?
    yes you could book the quatro room, just add in notes if you need an extra bed into it or not, and I will see what I can do :)
    Answered on 12 July 2022
  • do you have hair dryers in the room?
    Yes, we have hair dryers in the room.
    Answered on 30 March 2023
  • I will stay at your hotel a week later. Do you have laundry service, or coin laundry?
    Hi We can do laundry for guests that are staying more than 1 night.
    Answered on 9 March 2020
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Hotel area info *
2 Restaurants On Site
  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
Amenities of Hotel Smyrlabjörg
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3
Most popular amenities
Non-smoking rooms
Free WiFi
Facilities for disabled guests
Free parking
Family rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Hiking
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Private check-in/out
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules

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From 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM


From 8:00 AM to 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.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

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

The fine print

Although all rates are quoted in EUR, please note that charges will be made in ISK according to the exchange rate on the day that the charge is made.

If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Hotel Smyrlabjorg in advance.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Hotel Smyrlabjörg

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

    • Hiking

  • Guests staying at Hotel Smyrlabjörg can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Gluten-free

  • Room options at Hotel Smyrlabjörg include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Quad

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

  • Yes, Hotel Smyrlabjörg is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

  • Hotel Smyrlabjörg has 2 restaurants:

    • Restaurant
    • Restaurant

  • Hotel Smyrlabjörg is 2.4 miles from the center of Skálafell.