The Potato Storage is offering accommodations in Svínafell, with free WiFi and free private parking. All guest rooms in the motel are fitted with a kettle. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at The Potato Storage also provide guests with a mountain view. The units will provide guests with a microwave. Hof is 8.7 mi from the accommodations.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

The Potato Storage has been welcoming guests since Jun 5, 2019

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Room Type
Bedroom :
2 twin beds
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Svínafell
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  • Deborah
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was perfect for exploring nearby glaciers. It had a rustic feel, yet modern amenities.
  • George
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Gorgeous location, cute efficient studio apartment
  • Carol
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Awesome place! Nicely decorated. Great, comfy bed. Very small kitchen area with 2-burner stove; however, it had all the pots & pans & utensils we could need. We cooked all our meals in room while staying here. Good views from porch. ...
  • Laura
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Comfortable, nicely updated rooms; space to spread out in the 1-bedroom unit; well-stocked kitchen; fantastic views.
  • Elizaveta
    Great location in idyllic surroundings and just a few minutes’ drive from Svinafell and Skaftafell glaciers and their respective hiking trails. A short walk from the guesthouse will take you past lush fields with sheep and horses and sweeping...
  • Amy
    I could live here and make this my home. The most comfortable stay in a week. Loved having a kitchen to make our own food. Bed was by far the most comfortable we have had all through our trip. Very clean and the design is gorgeous!
  • Jan
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location was perfect for access to the national park and the unit was very comfortable and nicely designed. The kitchen was well stocked and had everything we needed to cook for ourselves for a few nights. It was very quiet and peaceful and we...
  • Linda
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Extremely clean, compact but room for everything. New and lots of thought went into this lovely “Storage”. Very pleasant staff and the location couldn’t be better. Next to a campground but no noise from them at all. Bed was super comfortable.
  • Gila
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Klaus has been so friendly and accommodating. The place is surrounded by amazing glacier scenery.
  • Margo
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This is an amazing place in a great location. I love that the owners are green/ sustainably minded. It is close to the Skaftafell section of the park as well as close to a good restaurant and gas station. They definitely win the award for the...

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi there, we (2 persons) are looking to book some local tours nearby, say a Glacier hike in Skaftafell in late December. However, we will be relying o..

    Hello, You could check with the glacier companies whether they would pick you up here at The Potato Storage. They all pass by Svínafell (where we are)..
    Answered on 6 November 2019
  • Hi I am wanting to book for 2 people - we are good friends but not a couple. I notice that you say 2 single beds but in the photo they look like they..

    Hi, all our beds are 90x200cm wide and 2 of those are usually put together to form a double bed. It is no problem to separate them in any apartment. O..
    Answered on 18 December 2021
  • Hello Do you have kichen in the room?

    We have cooking facilities in our apartments.
    Answered on 1 December 2022
  • Hi, is there a kitchen?

    Hi. There are kitchen facilities in all our apartments. Regards Regína
    Answered on 25 July 2021
  • Hello. Are you still open?

    Yes we are open all year.
    Answered on 3 November 2021
  • Hi there, what are the laundry facilities like? I understand it is at additional charge but do we get access to the washing machine and dryer to do ourselves?

    Hello. We do not have laundry facilities for our guests. It may be possible to wash for you if we know about it in advance.
    Answered on 24 November 2020
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Amenities of The Potato Storage
Great facilities! Review score, 9.8

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Smoke-free property
    • Tile/Marble floor
    • Heating
    • Private entrance
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Entire unit located on ground floor
    Languages Spoken
    • Danish
    • German
    • English
    • Icelandic

    House rules

    The Potato Storage takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM


    From 8:00 AM to 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 18 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 - 3 years
    Crib upon request
    4 - 16 years
    Extra bed upon request
    17+ years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 60 per person, per night

    Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    Pets are not allowed.

    Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.

    The fine print

    FAQs about The Potato Storage

    • Check-in at The Potato Storage is from 5:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The Potato Storage is 1,150 feet from the center of Svínafell. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at The Potato Storage include:

      • Studio
      • Apartment

    • The Potato Storage offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

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