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Set by the spectacular Skogafoss Waterfall, this hotel offers an in-house restaurant and guest rooms with free WiFi and a tiled bathroom with shower. The Route 1 Ring Road is 0.6 miles away and Vik is 18.6 miles away.

All guest rooms at Hótel Skógafoss have a satellite TV and private bathroom.

Using local ingredients, the spacious restaurant offers a menu of traditional Icelandic foods and modern-day favourites . Guests can relax with a drink in the hotel bar. Additional facilities at Skógafoss Hotel include a tour desk and shared lounge.

The hotel is located at the foot of the Eyjafjallajökull glacier. The open-air Skógar Folk Museum is a 5-minute walk away. Hvolsvöllur town centre is 31.1 miles from the hotel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Hótel Skógafoss has been welcoming guests since 6 May 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room type
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
2 bunk beds
1 large double bed
2 single beds
Bedroom 1::
2 single beds
Bedroom 2::
2 single beds
Bedroom 3::
2 single beds
Bedroom 4::
2 single beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
1 large double bed
1 large double bed
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Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
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  • Is there extra beds available for family room for 12 year old?
    Hello, Unofortunately we cannot add extra bed in any of our rooms. Best regards, Hotel Skogafoss Team
    Answered on 16 November 2019
  • How can I book a family room with a waterfall view?
    Hello, Our family rooms don´t have a waterfall view, sorry.
    Answered on 20 October 2022
  • Hi, is it possible to check in at 3am on the 21st of October? We would stay until 24th
    Hello, Yes, a late check in is available. We have a reservation for 3 nights starting 22nd October. Would you like to move it to 21-24 October?
    Answered on 17 October 2021
  • Is there a hairdryer in the apartment please?
    Hello, Yes, the apartment has a hairdryer. Best regards, Hotel Skogafoss Team
    Answered on 20 December 2021
  • Can you provide transfer from Reykjavik Airport on 24th December and return on 29th for 2 people? We can also pay if needed
    Thank you for your message! Unfortunately, our hotel does not provide transfer. We would suggest contacting the local taxi companies from Keflavik re..
    Answered on 21 September 2022
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Hotel surroundings *
1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Local

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Facilities of Hótel Skógafoss
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English

House rules

Hótel Skógafoss takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 22:00


06:00 - 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.

Children aged 4 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

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.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


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

Maestro Mastercard Visa Hótel Skógafoss accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside of reception opening hours you are kindly requested to inform the property in advance.

Please note that daily cleaning is not included in the Apartment with Terrace and Studio with Mountain View. All other room types have daily cleaning included.

FAQs about Hótel Skógafoss

  • Hótel Skógafoss is 950 yards from the centre of Skogar.

  • Check-in at Hótel Skógafoss is from 16:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Guests staying at Hótel Skógafoss can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.6).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

  • The prices at Hótel Skógafoss may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, Hótel Skógafoss is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Hótel Skógafoss offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour
    • Live sport events (broadcast)

  • Hótel Skógafoss has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Hótel Skógafoss include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Apartment
    • Double