Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon Luxury Hotel

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is a recently built modern style hotel in the area of Hnappavellir in southeast Iceland. It is conveniently located for trips to the Jokulsárlon Glacier Lagoon as well as roundtrips around the island.

Glacier Lagoon Area

The area around Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is dominated by Vatnajokull Glacier Europe’s largest glacier. Jokulsárlon glacier lagoon and Skaftafell area  in The Vatnajokull National Park are 25 minutes away by car in each direction. The nature is stark with ice and mountains on one side and the ocean on the other side. Large areas of wasteland where the effects of numerous glacial floods and eruptions are evident. Near the hotel there are a number of activties and sites to try and/or visit like:

– Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

– Diamond Beach

– Svartifoss Waterfall

– Skaftafell National Park

– Boat ride on the Glacier Lagoon

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon Rooms

The Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon has 104 rooms single/double/triple occupancy standard or deluxe as well as wheelchair accessible rooms. They also have 2 person suites. Of course all rooms have all modern amenities with views either towards the ocean or the mountains.


Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is a recently built modern hotel located in Southeast Iceland about a  25 minute drive west of the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Next town is Hofn 1 ½ hour drive to the east.  From Reykjavik it takes nearly 5 hours straight driving along Iceland’s south coast.


Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is a 4 star hotel.


The Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon has an on site restaurant and bar serving breakfast as well as lunch and dinner. There are no other dining options in the area.


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