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Featuring a lounge and views toward Eyjafjallajökull, Umi Hotel is located at the foot the famous volcano in South Iceland. It features a terrace and views of the sea. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Vik is 25 mi away. Each room is fitted with a flat-screen TV. Certain rooms include a seating area for your convenience. You will find a kettle in the room. Rooms include a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and free toiletries. Umi Hotel features free WiFi throughout the property. There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. You can engage in various activities, such as horse riding and fishing. Eyjafjallajökull Erupts exhibit is 1.9 mi from the hotel, while Ring Road 1 is just 1.2 mi away. Hvolsvöllur is 27 mi away.

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

Umi Hotel has been welcoming guests since Jun 23, 2017

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Gluten-free, American

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Travel Sustainable Level 1
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for Skogar
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  • Deanna
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great location to see south coast and northern lights. Staff is excellent. Bar has gorgeous views n restaurant is very good! We got our norther lights wake-up at 1:50 and they were amazing!
  • Phong
    Beautiful hotel Trendy Nice location Good restaurant
  • Abu
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Amazing views of beach and mountains. Excellent staff.
  • Clements
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The hotel is in a great location if you’re planning to hike or visit Skogar and the area attractions closer to Vik. The restaurant is excellent. The couple running the hotel, Jakub and Anna, went out of their way to help facilitate our somewhat...
  • Stuart
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great service, great location, wonderful facility.
  • Hady
    Breakfast was great. Rooms were perfect and the amenities provided were great. The location was very scenic
  • Taylor
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Perfect for our first night in Iceland! The restaurant (both dinner and included breakfast) is phenomenal.
  • Lisa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This property really is amazing.. I loved the surrounding mountain views and the horses! everything was great!
  • Catherine
    wonderful location in the middle of nowhere ! a great walk down to the black sand beach which we had all to ourselves. very nice staff who work hard to make sure you have everything you need. delicious dinner-the best on our trip to Iceland !!
  • Bassett
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This hotel resides between the black sand beach and the sea on one side, and the waterfall mountains on the other. The light and the air are magnificent. The continental breakfast was excellent before a long hike. You should rent a car in Iceland....

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi is your restaurant able to cater for vegans?

    yes, our restaurant is able to cater for vegans.
    Answered on 28 September 2020
  • Is your private beach next to the property or do I need to use a means of transportation to go there?

    Walking is the only way.
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • What’s the best way to get to and from the airport while staying with you?

    We definitely recommend to rent a car at the international airport. Hotel is located about 2,5 hours away from the airport in the middle of Icelandic ..
    Answered on 18 March 2022
  • How can I get to the closest beach from the property?

    It takes about 15-20 minute walk to reach the beach from the hotel 1,6 km or 0,96 miles
    Answered on 13 January 2020
  • Can you see the northern lights from the room?

    Yes you can see the northern lights, if visible, from mountain view rooms.
    Answered on 29 November 2021
  • Hello, we are traveling in July with our 15 year old son. Would it be possible to reserve one room with two beds? Or do you provide a cot our son can ..

    Thank you for considering our hotel in your itinerary. Referring to your question we recommend to choose one of our superior rooms which is little bit..
    Answered on 18 October 2021
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Hotel area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • UMI restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Seafood • Local • International • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Modern • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Amenities of Umi Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 9

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Free WiFi
  • Room service
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • View
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Minibar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Laptop safe
  • Packed lunches
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic
  • Polish

House rules

Umi Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 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 12 and above will be charged as 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
Extra bed upon request
€ 50 per child, per night
Crib upon request
4+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 50 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.

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 Cash is not accepted Umi Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

This property operates a strict no-smoking policy and if violated a fine of EUR 350 will be charged.

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

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Umi Hotel

  • Room options at Umi Hotel include:

    • Twin
    • Double

  • Guests staying at Umi Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Gluten-free
    • American

  • Umi Hotel is 4.3 miles from the center of Skogar. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

  • Umi Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Fishing
    • Beach
    • Horseback riding
    • Happy hour
    • Private beach area
    • Bicycle rental

  • Umi Hotel has 1 restaurant:

    • UMI restaurant

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