Fosshotel Vatnajökull, ICELAND
|Lindarbakki, 781, Höfn, South, ICELAND.|
Description: Fosshotel VatnajökullRecently having undergone a thorough renovation and rebuild, Fosshotel Vatnajökull is set in a purpose built design hotel, offering fabulous views of the Vatnajökull glacier and the surrounding landscape. With a new, avant-garde building, opened in late 2014, Fosshotel Vatnajökull offers luxurious boutique accommodation and fine cuisine in a spectacular, secluded setting.
Perfect for relaxing, carefree visits to this beautiful region, Fosshotel Vatnajökull features avant- garde architecture and natural materials - carefully polished timber floors, cosy fabrics and custom built furniture. Guests can take guided trips to the glacier, or go on boat trips to Jökulsárlón, with its spectacular glacier and lagoon.
Featuring floor to ceiling panoramic windows, Fosshotel Vatnajökull's restaurant serves a fascinating range of Icelandic and international cuisine, all with the splendid backdrop of the glacier. For moments of quiet relaxation, guests can enjoy a fine range of spirits, wines and beers in the elegant, comfortable lounge bar, while business visitors are sure to appreciate the hotel's fully equipped conference room and auditorium.
Type of rooms: Fosshotel VatnajökullStandard Room:
Comfortable, quiet room with satellite TV and fantastic views of the surrounding nature. All Standard rooms are beautifully designed with a comfy bed and a bathroom with shower. There are 3 different types of standard rooms: Single, Double and Twins. Room size 15 sq m.
Deluxe rooms are very spacious and comfortable, exquisite interiors and impeccable services. Great panoramic views of the mountain and the surrounding Vatnajökull glacier. Displaying an attractive contemporary design with tasteful furnishing, Deluxe rooms can be set-up as either doubles or with two single beds. Room size 23 sq m.
Family Room (2 adjoining rooms):
More than adequate space for 4 people, equipped with 4 beds and 2 bathrooms - connecting rooms. Rooms are cosy and especially suited for family use. This category of room offers guests a "home away home" atmosphere.
The Suites are rich in variety and unique in style, perfectly equipped for comfort and convenience. With a private bedroom and separate living room with a convertible sofa, there is plenty of room for family, work or both. Some suites are located on the upper floors to assure guests enjoy spectacular views. There are also ground floor suites with doors into the garden. They also include a flat-screen TV, tea/coffee facilities and a bathroom with shower. Suite size 45 sq m.
All rooms and suites feature: telephone; flat-screen TV; hair-dryer; bathroom with shower; tea and coffee maker; daily cleaning; free Wi-Fi internet connection.
Number of rooms: 72
Official category: 3 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2014.
Period of closure: Limited operation in winter.
Languages spoken: Icelandic, English.Smoking policy: Non-smoking property.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club, JCB, Maestro.
How to get here: Drive south on road nr. 1.
Pass Kirkjubæjarklaustur and continue to Jökulsárlón. Continue driving for the remaining 62 km to Fosshotel Vatnajökull.
GPS Coordinates: 64° 21' 18.68'' N 15° 15' 59.60'' W
Nearest airport: Hornafjörður Airport - 7,3 km.