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Hotel Selfoss

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Eyrarvegi 2, Selfoss 800, Iceland
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Ranked #4 of 7 hotels in Selfoss
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had stayed at a guest house in Selfoss our first night in Iceland and didn´t expect to come back to this town after our adventure along the south coast. But when we arrived in the evening, Hotel Selfoss was the accommodation that had an opening for us. According to the reception, we took the last room. The room was... More

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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88 reviews 88 reviews
20 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel had the largest room I had in my entire trip. I was lucky to have gotten a room on the river side: great views and you hear the river running all night long (which I like)! Bathroom was a bit plastic/80s but the rest of the room was great. Best wifi quality I had in Iceland! Restaurant is... More

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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights as part of a Golden Circle tour. The weather was poor and our standard room had a view of the rain tumbling down on the car park. The room safe was faulty and after repeated efforts to fix it, management gave up. Annoyingly it still beeped every fifteen minutes throughout the night. To escape our... More

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JonasYngvi, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selfoss, responded to this review

Hi Gary M, Thank you for taking your time to review Hotel Selfoss. Not that it helps you now but the safe is fixed, we needed a help from the manufacture company. Thank you for your patience regarding the faulty safe. We have had our fair share of rain this summer and we hope it will come to an end,... More

New Brunswick
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our only (minor) complaints for this hotel were 1) don't try and be courteous and hold the glass elevator doors open with your hand to delay the doors closing - they close anyway - Hubby got a serious finger nip. 2) breakfast is not served until 7:00 (and a lot of it isn't set out until 7:15 or later) so... More

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JonasYngvi, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selfoss, responded to this review

Hi debbie506, Thank you for your review of Hotel Selfoss. I am truly sorry for hearing about your husbands trouble with the elevator. I hope he is fine now and his injury was not a serious one. The breakfast crew is on their toes to give good service and I am sure they will continue doing their best. I will... More

North Chicago, Illinois
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448 reviews 448 reviews
163 hotel reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This might be the best hotel in Selfoss. For sure it is the best located. There are numerous small restaurants around, and some fast food places like Domino’s Pizza and Subway. A block away, past the round-about is a large supermarket. The hotel building also has a tourist office, a gift shop and a beauty salon. I had room 220... More

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JonasYngvi, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selfoss, responded to this review

Hi Esther P, Thank you for your kind review. I am glad you liked Hotel Selfoss and hope you will stay with us again. I will see to that the bed linen will be fresher by then. :) More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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1,198 reviews 1,198 reviews
71 hotel reviews
543 helpful votes 543 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've had a truly horrible experience at Hotel Selfoss. We stayed at the hotel for one night in mid April. Thankfully, it was just one night! The hotel is located just by the entrance to town, near the big bridge. You cannot miss it. Selfoss was our first stop after completing the beautiful "Golden Triangle". We booked a Superior room... More

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60 hotel reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Simple but good breakfast included. Room was clean and comfortable. We had a beautiful view of the river from our room. There is a Domino's pizza around the corner and a burger joint. A short walk away (across the street - other side of the bridge) is a BONUS grocery store. Handy. No fridge in the room. Wifi was decent.... More

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JonasYngvi, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selfoss, responded to this review

Hi moovstr, I thank you for your kind review and I am glad you liked Hotel Selfoss. We do our best to make our guests happy and therefore we like it when we manage to reach our goal. I hope you will travel to Iceland again in the future and feel free to visit our hotel. More

Grosse Pointe, Michigan
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This hotel was part of our tour and because of the great hotels we had in Iceland, we thought this would be the same quality. But, no. The beds need to be replaced. Room was just ok. The front desk staff was fine, the restaurant staff, needs improvement. Breakfast was a buffet and was ok. Would not chose to eat... More

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JonasYngvi, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selfoss, responded to this review

Hi neverhome482, I thank you for your review of Hotel Selfoss. We will take into consideration your popints for improvement. Hotel Selfoss has had a change in management and for the last few months much has been done to improve the hotel. The work is never done. I hope you will pay us a visit next time you are in... More

Reykjavik, Iceland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed there as a couple over a weekend, just one night. The room was spacious , but the bed was not a queen size, but two single beds scooted together. Our understanding from the staff is that all the beds in the hotels are like this, thus no regular queen or two person beds. This downgraded our romantic getaway.... More

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JonasYngvi, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selfoss, responded to this review

Hello einstok, I want to thank you for writing a review. I would have wanted your experience to be better and you would have been happier with the hotel. We have brought in new bed in several rooms and those are double beds so you would like it better now. It is never frustrating to have guests at Hotel Selfoss... More

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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

We ended up being in this region on Good Friday, and having no idea everywhere was going to be closed, we ended up staying here by chance. I say by chance & would recommend that's when you only really should stay here...by chance!!! It's clean and pleasant enough, and the rooms are spacious, but having just travelled through Vatnajokull national... More

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JonasYngvi, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Selfoss, responded to this review

Hi Mareofessex, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am sorry that you did not get the best out of your stay with us. We have discussed the lack of knowledge that you experienced in the lobby and we will make sure that our guests will get better service in the future. On behalf of the... More

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Address: Eyrarvegi 2, Selfoss 800, Iceland
Location: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Selfoss 4*
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We welcome you to Hotel Selfoss City Chic in a relaxed, rural setting. Who says you can't have it all "A stone's throw" from Reykjavik and a perfect base from which to explore Iceland's exotic south. Hotel Selfoss is located on the banks of the majestic Olfusa River in the town of Selfoss - the self proclaimed agricultural capital of Iceland. The hotel embraces a soothing water theme - ever present in the tasteful architectural features that run trough the hotel's bright and modern design element. The hotel houses 99 well equipped, stylish rooms including a luxury suite. ... more   less 
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