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Fosshotel Vatnajokull

#1 of 5 Hotels in Hofn
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Lindarbakki 781, Hofn 781, Iceland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights at the Fosshotel. Pros: room was modern, clean with underfloor heating in bathroom. Loved the bartenders, great sunrise views in morning and northern lights at night. Food was pretty good too - breakfast buffet ample and good variety; the dinner we had was good. Cons: Kind of far away from anything which means lots of extra... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

When doing the round trip, Höfn is a convenient place to stop but there are not any luxury hotels. Fosshotel Vatnajokull is as close to a Scandinavian standard hotel that you can get. Everything works and is clean but apart from the view of the Glacier there isn't much to gush over. Very adequate for a one night stop-over along... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I recently got married in Iceland and decided to do a road trip around Iceland. FossHotel was our second stop along the way. The hotel is newly build and its about a 10 minute drive from Hofn. We booked one of those junior suites because we wanted to have a beautiful view but because of the location... More 

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Wisconsin
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We stayed here for two nigths in September. The hotel is a few miles from Hofn and has good views of the countryside. The room was comfortable and very clean. The morning breakfest had plenty of options. We eat two dinners in the restaurant and they were very good. Enjoyed my stay at this hotel.

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Wellesbourne Hastings, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel for 1 night in October. It was very rainy when we got there so sadly couldn't see the glacier, but the very friendly chap behind the reception desk assured us it was there! The room was very clean and modern. There was a raindrop shower, which was fab. Breakfast was fantastic - there was some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Nice modern hotel away from the city. The rooms are spacious and luxury with modern decor. Our room was on the first floor and the view was a bit disappointed but as we arrived relatively late and leaving early for our road trip; this wasn't an issue. This is the first time I have seen a bathroom washing basin in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 350 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

This hotel has a very modern lobby/reception/bar area as you walked in. Unfortunately there wasn't an elevator, but the front desk employee kindly helped us upstairs with one of the suitcases. PROS ~Beautiful views surrounding the hotel. ~Nice continental breakfast including meat, fruit, fish, breads, juice, coffee, tea, omelet, sausage, beans, etc.in a large dining room. ~British TV channels. ~Free... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

We had a very welcome one night of luxury during our one week stay. The suite was amazing with the most fantastic views. It was shame it was a cloudy night, as I am sure the view of the stars on a clear night would be breath taking. The hotel was also really clean and everything looked very new and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Room and beds were very comfortable. The bathroom was oddly (charmingly?) split up into three areas - a toilet, a shower, and a wash sink area in the main room. Breakfast was really nice - a large variety of fruits / breads / pastries / juices, two kinds of omelette, pickled herring, and even a variety of breakfast cookies! The... More 

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Hod HaSharon, Israel
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160 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We had a family room, which is composed of two connecting rooms, each with its own bathroom. The rooms are very modern, and at least in the family rooms there were no strange settings such as a sink in the bedroom, as described in other reviews. The surroundings are beautiful and very quiet, and the service was great. Breakfast was... More 

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