• View
  • Garden
  • Pets allowed
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Free parking
  • Bath
  • Key card access
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Luggage storage

Featuring views of Europe’s largest glacier, Vatnajökull, Fosshotel Vatnajokull offers heated rooms with satellite TV and private bathrooms with shower. Hofn Airport is 5 km away. Activities available at Fosshotel Vatnajokull range from guided glacier tours to boat trips on the Jokulsarlon lagoon. Guided hiking trips to Skaftafell National Park can also be arranged. Meals are served at the in-house restaurant with panoramic views. Drinks can be enjoyed in the bar. The Icelandic Route 1 Ring Road is 2 km away. Hofn town centre is within 15 minutes’ drive from the hotel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Fosshótel Vatnajökull has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 21 Aug 2005.
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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

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

Breakfast info


Free parking available at the hotel


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Room type
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Höfn
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  • Birgitta
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Fantastic location, excellent service, friendly staff
  • Monica
    United StatesUnited States
    The view was great, and the food was good. The room was clean.
  • Bodil
    The location was beautiful, the staff friendly, the room clean and the food in the restaurang was very good.
  • Sigríður
    The room was not big. I didn’t like the bed and it only had a bedside table on one side and only electric plugs on one side as well. The view from the room was very nice and also from the restaurant. Breakfast was fine and the food at the...
  • Charlotte
    United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
    The setting is amazing. The scenery is stubbing, there are areas to walk around and a beautiful patio to sit and enjoy a drink while soaking up the view. The staff were so lovely - in fact they made our stay. Everyone was helpful and amazing to...
  • Jason
    Very nice hotel with a wonderfull location. The restaurant is very very good, as the breakfast
  • Yee
    Hong KongHong Kong
    Dinner and breakfast are fantastic. Room is very nice and clean. Highly recommended.
  • Tim
    There were only larger suites available for our stay so we chose to accept a suite and were not disappointed with our large spacious room. The hotel has a nice restaurant and bar area and the dinner and breakfast were both very good.
  • Tamar
    Amazing view of the glacier and nearby fields Location 10min from Höfn Coffee machine in the room and also tea
  • Lucy
    United StatesUnited States
    The breakfast was fantastic. The restaurant for dinner was top notch - high quality food for good prices. View from the dining room and bar is lovely. Staff also friendly and helpful. Bartenders made a great cocktail.

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, I am travelling with a group of 5 (2 couples and another adult). Does the family connecting room accomodate 5 adults?

    Dear guest, Yes, we can accommodate 5 people in our family rooms. We can add an extra bed in one of them for the extra price of 6500 ISK/night. Pleas..
    Answered on 27 April 2022
  • Are there any washer+dryer facilities for the guests in the hotel or nearby?

    At the hotel we provide washing machine and drier service for 3000 Isk per bag.
    Answered on 19 May 2022
  • Do you provide a hair dryer? Do you provide soap for shower and shampoo ?

    Dear Sir/Madame, Our hotel provides a hair dryer, shower gel and shampoo in all the rooms. Hope to have you staying with us! Best Regards, Ionut - R..
    Answered on 7 September 2023
  • Hi, we are planning to travel in June 2023. What time is breakfast served if we purchase the breakfast option?

    Dear Sir/Madame, Thank you for your inquiry. Breakfast is served from 7 am to 10 am. For early or late breakfast we can arrange a take away box. It ..
    Answered on 11 January 2023
  • Hi. Can we get an extra rollaway bed in the room. We are ok to pay for the same

    Dear guest, Yes, we can add an extra bed to our standard and suite rooms. The price is 6500 ISK/night/bed.
    Answered on 27 April 2022
  • Can a suite be made to accommodate 2 adults and 2 young children (with addition of extra beds for children)?

    Dear Sir/Madame, Thank you for your inquiry. A child aged 0-5 can sleep for free when the existing beds are used. An extra bed can be added for a fee..
    Answered on 29 September 2022
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Hotel surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
    • Open for

Facilities of Fosshótel Vatnajökull
Great facilities! Review score, 8.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Restaurant
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • View
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed. Charges may be applicable.
  • Happy hour
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Luggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Icelandic
  • Polish

House rules

Fosshótel Vatnajökull takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 15:00 to 00:00


Until 12:00



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 6 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 allowed. Charges may be applicable.


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

Maestro Mastercard Visa JCB Diners Club American Express Cash Fosshótel Vatnajökull accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that charges will be made in EUR according to the exchange rate on the day that the charge is made.

Please note that GPS coordinates are not always accurate for this area. You should contact Fosshótel Vatnajökull for directions.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

FAQs about Fosshótel Vatnajökull

  • Guests staying at Fosshótel Vatnajökull can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at Fosshótel Vatnajökull is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Fosshótel Vatnajökull has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Fosshótel Vatnajökull is 6.8 miles from the centre of Höfn. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Room options at Fosshótel Vatnajökull include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Suite
    • Family

  • Fosshótel Vatnajökull offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour

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