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Located by Lake Myvatn, this hotel offers WiFi . All rooms feature a TV and private bathroom. Skútustaðagígar natural site is 2 minutes’ walk away. Tea and coffee making facilities and a work desk are found in most rooms at Hótel Mývatn. Souvenirs, clothes and light refreshment can be bought at the on-site shop. Staff at Sel - Hótel Mývatn can help arrange activities like Jeep safaris, Northern Light excursion and snowmobiling. À la carte dishes and a summertime buffet can be enjoyed at the on-site restaurant. A buffet breakfast is served each morning. Parking is free on site. Mývatn Nature Baths are a 20-minute drive away. The Husavik Whale Museum is 42 mi from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Kosher, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel

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Room Type
Number of guests
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king 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 Myvatn
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Oezlem
    Germany Germany
    This was the best hotel we stayed in Iceland. The free amenities (Sauna, Hot tub, pool billiard, bathrobe, flip flops, etc.) and the free breakfast were just great. The room was modern and spacious. The northern lights wake up call is a wonderful...
  • Laura
    Germany Germany
    back and clean room, great breakfast in the morning
  • Troy
    Canada Canada
    The room was very large, had a great view. The staff was friendly and the breakfast and dinner were both great.

Hotel area info

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Skútinn
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Halal • Kosher • Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Sel - Hótel Mývatn
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Lake view
  • View
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Ski rental on site
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Horseback riding
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Darts
  • Pool table
  • Skiing
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Steam room
  • Public Bath
  • Open-air bath
  • Hot spring bath
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
Languages Spoken
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • Croatian
  • Icelandic
  • Latvian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Slovak

House rules

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From 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM


From 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM



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 - 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 not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Sel - Hótel Mývatn 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

If you expect to arrive after 8:00 p.m., please inform Sel - Hótel Mývatn in advance.

When booking 3 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

FAQs about Sel - Hótel Mývatn

  • Check-in at Sel - Hótel Mývatn is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Sel - Hótel Mývatn include:

    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Double
    • Family

  • Sel - Hótel Mývatn offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Skiing
    • Darts
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Steam room
    • Hot spring bath
    • Horseback riding
    • Open-air bath
    • Happy hour
    • Public Bath

  • Sel - Hótel Mývatn is 2.3 miles from the center of Myvatn. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Sel - Hótel Mývatn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Kosher
    • Buffet

  • Sel - Hótel Mývatn has 1 restaurant:

    • Skútinn

  • Yes, Sel - Hótel Mývatn is popular with guests booking family stays.

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

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