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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 mi away and Vik is 19 mi 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 favorites . 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 center is 31 mi from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Hótel Skógafoss has been welcoming guests since May 6, 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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Property questions and answers
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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 November 16, 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 October 20, 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 October 17, 2021
  • Is there a hairdryer in the apartment please?
    Hello, Yes, the apartment has a hairdryer. Best regards, Hotel Skogafoss Team
    Answered on December 20, 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 September 21, 2022
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site


    Food: Local

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Hótel Skógafoss
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Terrace
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Happy hour
Media & Technology
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Baggage 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
  • Smoke-free property
  • 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!


4:00 PM - 10:00 PM


6:00 AM - 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 4 and above are considered 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 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

  • Check-in at Hótel Skógafoss is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Hótel Skógafoss has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

    • Happy hour
    • Live sports events (broadcast)

  • Hótel Skógafoss is 2,800 feet from the center of Skogar.

  • Room options at Hótel Skógafoss include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Apartment
    • Double

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

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

  • 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