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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 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Sel - Hótel Mývatn has been welcoming guests since Feb 29, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast Info

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

Free parking available at the hotel

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Room Type
2 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 king bed
1 king bed
2 twin beds
1 king bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Swihart
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Beautiful view of the pseudo craters and sheep grazing by the lake. Loved they have a little brewery and ice cream shops next door. We enjoyed the hot tubs and restaurant as well!
  • Sarah
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Loved the pool table and dart board and hot tub. Had a great chill out / hang vibe that was nice for our group. Didn't feel bound to our room.
  • Bethany
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    I originally wrote a review for the wrong hotel so I apologize for that. This hotel was great, clean, easy communication with host, wonderful friendly staff, great check in process. A very very good breakfast and the restaurant is amazing for...
  • Ana
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Friendly staff, very accommodating for kids, great food
  • Saikat_das
    The hotel is clean and tidy. Comfortable beds, spacious rooms. The hotel has a restaurant and good food is served.
  • Jessica
    The staff throughout the hotel and restaurant were lovely. The food was great and the breakfast was wonderful. An older hotel, a bit outdated in terms of the rooms, but overall, a really nice spot. Beds were super comfy!
  • Tammy
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff was so friendly, which was great as we have not experienced very friendly service industry people in Iceland. The rooms were large and very clean. We appreciated the included immensely and they offered a wide variety of food. We took...
  • Nir
    Very calm, clean, nice views from the large window, friendly staff
  • Pam
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was great. Breakfast was great. Hot tub and sauna were nice
  • Steavie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Good location overall, it's right across from the psuedocrater trailhead near the south side of the lake. Room was a good size and comfortable; only room we had with a tub in the bathroom. Restaurant downstairs serves pizza an hour later (2200)...

Property questions and answers
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  • I looking to stay at your hotel on 03/03/2023 Friday. for one night. I would like to know or the hootpot and sauna is working in the facilities?

    Good morning! Yes we have two hotpots and one sauna ready to be used. They are open from 4pm to 10pm. Best regards, Sel Hotel
    Answered on 2 March 2023
  • Hi - what is the charge for a bag of laundry? We are three adults and would have approximately 7 days of clothes

    Hi, one full bag of laundry is 4000kr :) Best regards, Elvar Yngvason Sel Hótel Mývatn
    Answered on 8 June 2021
  • Hi, is the restaurant open on public holidays, such as the Ascension on 19/20 May 2024?

    Hi, yes the restaurant will be open on the 19/20th of May 2024.
    Answered on 1 September 2023
  • Hi , do you serve vegetarian food in restaurant from dinner.

    Hello!! Yes, we have a variety of courses in our menu including vegetarian and vegan options.
    Answered on 1 July 2023
  • Hi, is dinner available?

    Hi, Yes, our restaurant is open every day from 11:30 -21:30. We recommend people to make a reservation for the restaurant but you can also try to com..
    Answered on 13 August 2021
  • Hi the price will same for changinh double to triple?

    Hello, no, if you´ll change a room from double to triple, price will be different. Sel Hótel Mývatn
    Answered on 23 March 2023
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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, 8.7

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 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
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Cleaning products
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Ski rental on site
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour
    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
  • 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
  • Convenience store on site
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • 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
  • 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.

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 not allowed.

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The fine print

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

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

  • Room options at Sel - Hótel Mývatn include:

    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Double
    • Family

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

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

  • 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.

  • Guests staying at Sel - Hótel Mývatn can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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

  • Sel - Hótel Mývatn has 1 restaurant:

    • Skútinn

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

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

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Skiing
    • Darts
    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)