This award-winning, eco-friendly hotel is on the Snæfellsnes peninsula, 3.7 mi from Iceland’s famous Snæfellsjökull glacier and volcano. It offers free Wi-Fi, along with hiking, horse riding and glacier tours. Flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, private bathrooms and mountain or sea views are standard room features at Hotel Hellnar. Hellnar’s restaurant serves traditional Icelandic dinners and organic wines and beers. In warmer weather, guests can sit out on the terrace and admire the clear waters of Faxaflói Bay. The library lounge offers a chance for rest and reflection. Snæfellsjökull National Park Visitor Center is next to the hotel. Hellnar Hotel is a Green Globe-certified property, committed to environmental sustainability.

Couples in particular 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)

Breakfast Info


Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 queen 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


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  • Eric
    Germany Germany
    Great location and ocean view. Very good accommodation. The restaurant and bar are also very good and cosy.
  • Kassie
    United States of America United States of America
    It was a wonderful experience overall - we booked the balcony room for my husband's birthday. It was our 2nd time staying there and it did not disappoint. The room, the dinner, the staff - were all amazing and they went above and beyond with...
  • Randy
    United States of America United States of America
    Of all the hotels we stayed in Iceland this was the best. Views were great. Staff was the best.

Hotel area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurant #1
    • Open for
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern

Amenities of Fosshotel Hellnar

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Free Wifi
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Wake-up service
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules
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From 15:00 to 22:00
From 07:30 to 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
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 - 2 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 fees may apply.
Accepted payment methods

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

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

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 Hellnar

  • Check-in at Fosshotel Hellnar is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

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

    • Hiking

  • Fosshotel Hellnar is 0.7 miles from the center of Hellnar. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Fosshotel Hellnar include:

    • Double
    • Triple
    • Twin/Double
    • Twin

  • Fosshotel Hellnar has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant #1

  • Guests staying at Fosshotel Hellnar can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental