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Fosshotel Skaftafell in Iceland

  • Relaxing retreat set against a backdrop of sensational scenery
  • Fabulous views of Europe's largest glacier and Iceland's highest mountain
  • Welcoming, friendly staff
  • Generous breakfast buffet and delicious a la carte evening meals
  • Second floor bar with glacier views and simply designed guest rooms with mountain views

Unparalleled scenery in a Northern Lights hotspot

Set against a backdrop of snow-crested mountains, the Fosshotel Skaftafell provides a relaxing retreat among sensational scenery. The primary attraction of this hotel lies in its location as it is based amid the incredible vistas of a national park. In winter, this is the perfect place to look for the enthralling colours of the Northern Lights and the Fosshotel Skaftafell is pleased to provide a wake-up call service should the Aurora make an appearance. Accommodation and public areas are comfortable and welcoming and the friendly staff at the Fosshotel Skaftafell are available to ensure your stay is as enjoyable as possible.


Situated at the foot of Skaftafell National Park, with views of Europe’s largest glacier, Vatnajökull, and Hvannadalshnjuku, the highest mountain in Iceland, Fosshotel Skaftafell is also within walking distance of the Falljökull Glacier. There is an incredible amount of inviting natural hotspots that are both nearby and accessible by car. Gaze in awe at effervescing hot springs and cascading waterfalls, and explore the ancient lava fields and caves when you stay at the Fosshotel Skaftafell. What could be more incredible than watching the swirling dance of the Aurora Borealis against a landscape of ice-capped mountains? Take the opportunity to venture out into the night to look for this sensational phenomenon during your visit to Iceland.

Hotel Facilities

The restaurant at the Fosshotel Skaftafell provides a generous breakfast buffet and an à la carte evening menu. Guests can also take advantage of the packed lunch service which is available for an additional fee. The hotel boasts gardens and a giftshop, which is ideal for those wishing to purchase a souvenir of their holiday. There is a stylish bar located on the second floor of the Fosshotel Skaftafell, where residents can enjoy drinks whilst admiring the incredible glacier views.

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Cable internet in public areas
  • Car parking
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Dinner
  • Gardens
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff (English spoken)
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Public lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Wi-Fi internet access in public areas


There are 64 rooms at the Fosshotel Skaftafell, including 10 of standard single occupancy, 46 twin accommodations, five superior doubles and three triple suites. Each is simplistically designed with comfortable seating areas and ensuite shower facilities. All rooms offer exceptional views of the mountains.

  • Accessible rooms
  • Colour television (with satellite)
  • Desk
  • Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Telephone (with voicemail)

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