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Fosshotel Vatnajokull

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  • Excellent45%
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  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stayed here one night (#3 on our counter/anti clockwise journey). Modern and comfortable and convenient - just off Highway 1 and about 10 minutes from Hofn. Good service and nice view from the room. Room was small (esp bathroom with extra tiny sink) and missing...More

Thank Kenneth W
Response from Antonio N, Front Office Manager at Fosshotel VatnajokullResponded yesterday

Dear Kenneth W, Thank you for your review and pleased that you enjoyed your visit. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind regards, Antonio Navas

Reviewed 3 days ago

We spent two nights here as we circled Iceland. The location is a short distance from Hofn travelling from Vik. It is an easy drive into Hofn if you want to eat dinner there. Our room on the second floor had a pretty good view...More

Thank Go55
Response from Antonio N, Front Office Manager at Fosshotel VatnajokullResponded yesterday

Dear Go55 Thank you so much for your lovely review of you recent stay at Fosshótel Vatnajökull. We are so pleased to hear that you had a fantastic experience with us. I will make sure to share your lovely words with the whole team that...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a nice hotel but it does not have many amenities, you are mostly paying for a view. Bathrooms are nice but room is not large. Mini fridge is a nice feature. Staff was kind enough to switch us to another room because we...More

Thank Shannon A
Response from Antonio N, Front Office Manager at Fosshotel VatnajokullResponded yesterday

Dear Shannon A, Thank you for taking your time and sharing your thoughts on Tripadvisor. We regret the incident with the curtains in one of the rooms in which you were assigned. On the other hand, we are pleased to know that you liked the...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed for one night in July, visiting Höfn and the glacier lagoon. Location perfect for exploring the area - close enough for going to the restaurants in Höfn and less than an hours drive to the glacier lagoon, The hotel is newly refurbished, standard room...More

Thank brynjolfurs
Response from Antonio N, Front Office Manager at Fosshotel VatnajokullResponded yesterday

Dear Brynjolfurs, Thank you very much for your kind review and delighted you enjoyed your experience at Fosshótel Vatnajökull, in particular our views. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Antonio Navas

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rolled in late at night and the hotel staff were very pleasant. Check in was seamless. Our rooms were in the older sections and were rather small. There is a brand new “deluxe” section but we weren’t able to get those rooms. No hot...More

Thank Gary M
Response from Antonio N, Front Office Manager at Fosshotel VatnajokullResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gary M, Thank you for review. First of all, I would like to mention that we are happy to read that you enjoyed the hotel views. Regarding the room you were allocated during your stay, I am so sorry we could not have pleased...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$154 - US$724 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$154 - US$724 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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kshep727
12 March 2018|
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Response from Antonio N | Property representative |
Dear kshep727, I hereby inform you that all our rooms are equipped with hair dryers. Kind regards, Antonio Navas (Reception Manager at Fosshótel Vatnajökull)
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ZFrear
27 August 2017|
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Response from Thorgils G | Reviewed this property |
Breakfast is served 7-10
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gpsjulie
9 May 2017|
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Response from Gwenyth H | Reviewed this property |
Laundry? Pack light and just bring extra under wear. On a trip like this you won't be worried about laundry, especially if you just went on a ice cave tour. This hotel and every other hotel we stayed at in Iceland had... More
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"Glacier views"
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"Stay away from rooms in the 120's-130's"
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"Nothing to critique- what you get is well worth the price"
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"all rooms seemed to have very good views"
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