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Fosshotel Vatnajokull

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lindarbakki 781 | HOFN, Hornafjorour 781, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
53 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for two nights during a fly-drive trip around Iceland. This hotel is about 10 kms from Hofn. it is very nice inside, having recently been refurbished, and our rooms were very well furnished and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent with the dining room having great views of the glacier. We ate in the restaurant on one night,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice decor, nice setting and view, but literally in the middle of nowhere. The staff was very gracious and accommodating; when we arrived in the late afternoon and our room wasn't ready, they upgraded us to a spacious suite. The layout of the rooms is very odd, though - with the toilet in a very tiny room separate from the... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is beautiful inside, very nicely redone with the rooms, and our room did have a nice view of the glacier (although it's quite far away - so not quite as impressive as originally made out). Breakfast was good, and Dinner was a little expensive but the lamb was really excellent - some of the best lamb I've ever... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fosshotel Vatnajokull is a very nice modern hotel. The rooms are good (though I think having only a shower--no bathtub--that floods onto the bathroom floor is a poor idea), beds are comfortable. The free breakfast was excellent and varied, and the views from the hotel of the glacier were impressive. But like so many things in Iceland, it was very... More

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this hotel, it has amazing view of the glacier. Room is beautifully design with articulate details. Beds are really comfortable and most of all, they have great customer service. Breakfast is quite simple. Lots of space for parking.

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StefanThorA, Manager at Fosshotel Vatnajokull, responded to this review

Dear Dusigirl. Thank you for taking the time to write your review. Your words were truly kind and will surely motivate us to keep up the good work. Best regards More

Skien, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel was great. We got two of the new rooms. Our rooms were in the 1st floor so we didn't see the glacier from our rooms. But the rooms were nice. Even though we stayed 3 persons in one room it still felt okay. Both breakfast and dinner was good and tasty. Wifi didn't work at all in our... More

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StefanThorA, Manager at Fosshotel Vatnajokull, responded to this review

Dear Guest. Thank you for your review, it will surely help us to achieve our ultimate goal . We have already fixed this internet problem and hopefully we can provide you a better glacier view next time you visit. Best regards More

Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has recently been refurbished and has a contemporary design. Several rooms have glass balconies offering spectacular views of the glacier. We were lucky enough to have one of these rooms. Our room (119) was extremely spacious with a very large double bed, a bath looking out on the glacier , separate shower room, fridge, safe, tea and coffee,... More

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the outside this brand new property (opened 8 July 2014 according to employees) has that minimalist wood and glass look found often in Iceland. We were surprised and delighted when the receptionist said those magic words, "We have upgraded you to a glacier view suite." Our 400-500 sq ft cathedral ceiling room had 180 degree huge windows looking at... More

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a room for 3 people and stayed for 2 nights and the view was great facing towards the glacier. We didn't have any problems with wifi connection, but the receptionist did mention sometime ago there were problems, but by the time we reached there it had been sorted out. We didn't have lunch/dinner there, only breakfast. The room... More

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København, Danmark
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights. Super design but they still need to finish in order to charge premium: no wifi in room (due to concrete walls? Come on - install an extender), nowhere to hang towels, no heating in floor, no room service, and no phone in room. We even had to cable the tv and Programme it ourselves. But... More

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Address: Lindarbakki 781 | HOFN, Hornafjorour 781, Iceland
Location: Iceland > East Region > Hornafjorour
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Fosshotel Vatnajokull 2*
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Fosshotel Vatnajokull is 3 star hotel. There is a restaurant & bar offering a panoramic view of Vatnajokull glacier. Other facilities include a TV-lounge, internet station in the lobby and free parking. All guestrooms and restaurant/bar facilities are non-smoking. ... more   less 
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