Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon offers luxurious accommodations in Hnappavellir. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and hotel bar. Fjallsárlón lagoon is 12 mi from the hotel and the glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón and the diamond beach are 18 mi away from the hotel. Free WiFi access is available throughout the hotel. On-site parking is free. Deluxe Rooms and Suites have a seating area where you can relax. Suites also feature a large panoramic window and a bathroom with a bath tub or a walk-in shower. Executive suites feature a balcony with a private hot tub and a king size bed. All rooms have a private bathroom with a walk-in shower. Room service, laundry service and a dry sauna are available for guests. Access to spa area is complimentary for all guests. You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Svartifoss waterfall is 18 mi away from Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon. Skaftafell national park is 17 mi from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Hotel chain/brand

Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Free parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
1 king bed
Bedroom :
1 king bed
1 sofa bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
2 twin beds
1 sofa bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Hnappavellir
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Chris
    United States of America United States of America
    Very clean, great restaurant and in a perfect location.
  • Beth
    United States of America United States of America
    Very nice, room felt luxurious. Lobby and restaurant were very high end. Food was delicious, we had both dinner and the breakfast buffet. 20 minutes from the glacier lagoon and diamond beach
  • Anna
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Super friendly staff, picturesque location, amazing breakfast and of course sauna. Top location if you would like to visit glacier.

Hotel area info

2 Restaurants On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Open for
  • Glacier Lagoon Restaurant
    • Open for

Amenities of Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon
Great facilities! Review score, 9.1

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Free parking
  • 2 restaurants
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Carpeted
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 7:00 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.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

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

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 allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card JCB Diners Club Cash Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Views the mountain or ocean are subject to availability. Please contact the property for more information.

Please note that extra beds are not available.

Please note that GPS coordinates are not always accurate for this area. You should contact the property for directions.

This property operates a strict no-smoking policy and if violated there will be a EUR 500 fine.

All room payments from non-Icelandic bank cards will be charged in EUR.

When booking 4 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

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

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon

  • Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is 1,500 feet from the center of Hnappavellir. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Triple
    • Suite
    • Double
    • Family

  • Yes, Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

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

  • Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Hiking
    • Happy hour

  • Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon has 2 restaurants:

    • Restaurant
    • Glacier Lagoon Restaurant

  • Check-in at Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.