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Hotel Skaftafell
3 stars

Hotel Skaftafell

Skaftafelli 2, Fagurholsmyri 785, Iceland
+354 478 1945Official website

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Hotel Skaftafell
Sat 4/20
Wed 4/24
Room type
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Standard room

About Hotel Skaftafell

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi, Breakfast, and Parking for free

Located close to the foot of Svinafellsjokull Glacier, the Hotel Skaftafell offers comfortable accommodations within a family-owned setting. Guests will find plenty of attractions within easy reach of the property, including the aforementioned glacier, Skaftafell National Park, Svartifoss Waterfall, and Svinafell Glacier. The closest airport is Egilsstadir Airport, which is 116 miles away.

Hotel Skaftafell offers 63 rooms, each of which is nonsmoking. All rooms are the same size, and there are no suites offered. However, they are also modern and comfortably outfitted. All rooms come with a kettle for coffee or tea, a hairdryer, comfortable bedding, flat-screen TV, nightstand, reading lights, and other amenities. Note that these rooms do not come with a mini-fridge. They do have private baths, though.

Perhaps the most significant amenity of Hotel Skaftafell is the property’s location. Guests will find themselves located between two glaciers and within walking distance of both. The hotel is also within walking distance of two national parks. On property, guests will also find free parking, free high-speed Internet connectivity, a bar and lounge in which to relax, free breakfast served each day, and a 24-hour front desk. Hiking can also be accessed right outside the hotel.

Guests will find that while the hotel’s location is remote, there are dining options within the immediate rea. Glacier Goodies serves up seafood and can be located about three miles from the property. Veitingasala Restaurant serves European fare and can be found just three minutes from the hotel on foot.

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Latest deals for Hotel Skaftafell

Sat 4/20
Wed 4/24
Standard room
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*Total includes estimated local taxes & fees payable on check out.

Prices are based on 1 night, not including taxes and fees

Amenities at Hotel Skaftafell

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Body soap
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Trash cans


  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Shower
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • No smoking
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Increased accessibility
  • Designated smoking area


  • Electric kettle
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Packed lunches

Media and entertainment

  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Family rooms
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • 24hr front desk
  • Key card access

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Horse riding
  • Hiking

Family friendly

  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Wardrobe or closet

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Reviews of Hotel Skaftafell

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Skaftafelli 2, Fagurholsmyri 785

What's nearby

  • Hvannadalshnukur7.4 mi
  • Jokulsarlon16.3 mi



Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

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Most expensive month to stay with an average 53% rise in price.
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When to book a room at Hotel Skaftafell

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Top tips for your stay at Hotel Skaftafell

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Hotel Skaftafell, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in April and November.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Hotel Skaftafell, plan to stay on a Tuesday or Friday. The most expensive day is usually Saturday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Hotel Skaftafell was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $187, while the most expensive was $187.
  • How long should you stay at Hotel Skaftafell? KAYAK users usually book their rooms here for 1 day.

FAQs when booking at Hotel Skaftafell

  • Where is Hotel Skaftafell located?

    Hotel Skaftafell is located at Skaftafelli 2, 10.5 miles from the center of Fagurholsmyri. Hvannadalshnukur is the closest landmark to Hotel Skaftafell.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Hotel Skaftafell?

    Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM at Hotel Skaftafell.

  • Does Hotel Skaftafell offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Hotel Skaftafell offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Hotel Skaftafell offer free parking?

    Yes, Hotel Skaftafell offers free parking.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Hotel Skaftafell hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Hotel Skaftafell in Fagurholsmyri and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Hotel Skaftafell and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Hotel Skaftafell.

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Distance to city center

10.5 mi