Fossatun Camping Pods offer accommodation in wooden camping pods in Fossatún, in the West Iceland Region. Free WiFi is available in commune areas and shared outdoor hot tubs are accessible. Three different camping pods are available, all insulated and heated. Guests must bring their own sleeping bags and camping gear, or rent a bed linen package with sheets, pillow, duvet and towel. At Fossatun Camping Pods, there is access to extra convenience, such as a service house with shared bathroom facilities, communal changing rooms and showers, plus a private shower. There are also two shared equipped kitchen and dining houses plus outdoor barbecue facilities. Guests can relax in the outdoor hot tubs and an array of activities can be enjoyed in the surroundings including Troll- and Folktale hiking trails. Access to a washing machine and clothes dryer is available for a surcharge. A free private parking place is provided next to each pod. You can enjoy local as well as international cuisine at the on-site restaurant with its view over Troll Falls. The restaurant features a vinyl collection with over 3000 records and guests can make requests to staff for their favorites during dinner. The nearest town is Borgarnes, 22 km away. Snæfellsnes Peninsula is 103 km from the property, while Thingvellir National Park is 67 km away. Fossatun Camping Pods are 90 km from Reykjavik Airport and 132 km from Keflavik International Airport.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
Number of guests
1 double bed
1 single bed
1 large double bed
2 single beds
2 single beds
1 large double bed
1 double bed
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Fossatún
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  • Inga
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We loved everything about our stay at Fossatun Camping Pods. All the facilities were good. We loved the hot tub. And the hill where you could go and admire the Northern Lights is close. The atmosphere is very nice. There are enough utensils,...
  • Sjoerd
    The hospitality of the staff was amazing, always ready to help and very polite. Alsways in to make a little chat. The accommodations and facilities we’re beyond our expectations, we we’re pleasantly surprised
  • Peter
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    We loved our stay. The pod was cozy. The kitchen had an electric hob, kettle, fridge toaster and an air fryer. The hot tub was great to relax after a long day on the road. One night we could see a tiny bit of northern lights behind the mountain....

Managed by Steinar Berg , I am owner. Our slogan is Rock ´n´ Troll. Find out why!!

Company review score: 9.2Based on 2,232 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

My live revolved around music and my vinyl record collection is my witness. I am also a writer of troll books - inspired by our location and The Troll Waterfalls. Me and my wife are the heart and soul of Fossatún and have created our special menu.

Property information

Fossatún is located so close to the river bank of Grimsa-River,a top salmon fishing river, by Troll Waterfalls and in the center of the beautiful Borgarfjordur. The pods are situated by a service house with hot tubs, changing rooms showers and toilet

Neighbourhood information

Fossatún is located in mid-West Iceland very centeral to travel from in different directions.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings

1 restaurant on site

  • Fossatun Rock ´n´ Troll Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Ambiance

Facilities of Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Shared toilet
  • Shared bathroom
  • Extra long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Picnic area
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Mini golf
  • Hiking
  • Children's playground
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    Entertainment and family services
    • Kids' outdoor play equipment
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Family rooms
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Spa facilities
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • Icelandic

    House rules

    Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation takes special requests - add in the next step!


    From 16:00 to 20:00


    From 08:00 to 11:00



    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

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

    Cot and extra bed policies

    The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cots are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 20


    When booking more than 6 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club Cash Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 07:00.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Duvets, bed linen and towels are not included.

    You can rent bed linen and towels on site or bring your own. Sleeping bags are allowed.

    This property operates a strict no smoking policy throughout the entire property. A smoking fine of 250 EUR will be charged on the credit card in the case of violation.

    Restaurant opening hours vary according to the season. Please contact Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages for further details.

    from 1st of June 2022 we will not accept American express cards.

    Please inform Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    Quiet hours are between 23:00:00 and 07:00:00.

    Legal information

    This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

    FAQs about Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation

    • Check-in at Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • The prices at Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Yes, Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Hiking
      • Children's playground
      • Mini golf
      • Spa facilities

    • Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation is 350 yards from the centre of Fossatún. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation has 1 restaurant:

      • Fossatun Rock ´n´ Troll Restaurant

    • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Fossatun Camping Pods & Cottages - Sleeping Bag Accommodation on this page.