Hotel Skaftafell

Hotel Skaftafell

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

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Hotel Skaftafell
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About Hotel Skaftafell

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Clean and Tidy
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  • 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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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
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


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


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

Accessibility and suitability

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

Services and conveniences

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

Media and entertainment

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


  • Family rooms
  • Telephone
  • Storage available

Parking and transportation

  • Free parking
  • Private parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Horse riding

Family friendly

  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Complimentary breakfast


  • Terrace/Patio


  • Laundry facilities


  • Wardrobe or closet

Reviews of Hotel Skaftafell

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Skaftafelli 2, Fagurholsmyri 785

What's nearby

  • Hvannadalshnukur7.4 mi
  • Jokulsarlon16.3 mi



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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 February and March.
  • 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 Monday or Tuesday. 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 $181, while the most expensive was $186.

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Distance to city center

10.5 mi