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Haukaberg House - Hofn - Building
1
9,4 Excellent (426 reviews)
R2 036+
Overview Reviews
Located in Hofn, Haukaberg House is a 1-minute drive from Vatnajokull and 7 minutes from Silfurnes Golf Course. Free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Very welcoming and attentive owner, beautiful and comfortable room, great beds with a private bathroom.
Cons: The fact that we have to leave
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Everything! Spotless, large comfortable sleeping room with great beds and blackout shades (oops, we slept too late). Loved the kitchen and common space. The bathrooms were modern and comfortable. The host was sweet, interesting and a font of excellent information. Wish we could have stayed longer!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Family of 3 adults, this was our 3rd night in Iceland, we had a double and a single bed. The place was easy to find with parking just in front. Our host left us a lovely note to welcome us and came by to greet us a bit later: lovely lady! The cottage was beautiful and very cosy: we felt at home and had plenty of room. We fell in love with it and it turned out to be our favorite place over our holiday! The kitchen had everything we needed to cook, shower was great, beds super comfortable and we had TV with Netflix. It was the perfect place to stay near Hofn (we came from Vik). We would highly recommend this place.
Cons: Nothing it was perfect!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: There was so much space for all of us, plenty of beds and beautifully remodeled bathrooms. Great kitchen setup as well.
Cons: Nothing.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Nice House it has been decorated very beautiful. Energizing and peaceful place to stay..
Cons: Perfect Location and a very friendly and helpful host!!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The house is very clean and well-decorated. The kitchen is modern and has all the essential cookwares. The bedrooms are large compared to other guesthouse.
Cons: This guest house is very lovely. Nothing to complain about.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Very nice place to stay. Very cozy, confortable, and clean. You feel like at home! Room was great. We didn't meet our host but the small book with their info and tips was very nice!
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The home was beautiful and the perfect place for a night’s stay. We arrived late and departed early, but had no issues. The facilities were super nice. Close to Hofn, but having a car to get there is necessary.
Cons: No complaints.
9,0 Excellent
Pros: Upon arrival, Elin (owner) warmly greeted us and attended to our check in quickly and pleasantly. The house was exceptional clean and very nicely furnished. Kitchen area was very well designed and comfortable.
Cons: The fact that paving was in progress along the street in front of the house made moving of luggage a bit more time consuming but certainly not a major problem.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Very warm place, spacious private bathroom (if you have room nr5), fully equipped kitchen with a great espresso machine!
Cons: Had a difficulty to find it cause we arrived late and there was no light on the sign.
Guesthouse Skálafell - Hofn - Building
2
8,9 Excellent (734 reviews)
R1 804+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Guesthouse Skálafell in Hofn, you'll be 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Vatnajokull and 23.5 mi (37.8 km) from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services and coffee/tea in a common area. Free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: We showed up on the later side and the owner was able to squeeze us in for dinner - it was huge and delicious - we had mushroom soup, delicious bread, lamb, fish, and ice cream for dessert. They also had bottles of wine for sale for dinner. A local sheep family wandered the property outside the dining room window. Breakfast was a nice spread of the standard Icelandic food - toast, eggs, veggies, fruit, etc. The owner was very friendly and helpful with local sights. There is a great hike to a glacier that starts right behind the property, which we unfortunately didn't have time for (it took a several hours). The area is very peaceful and 20 min north of Jökulsárlón. There are single buildings, and we stayed in a row of 4 attached apartments (private bathrooms!). Everything was very clean and updated, plenty of parking.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Early check-in and upgraded Very kind staff talked to us about a hike up to the glacier Amazing breakfast Clean room and comfy bed Perfect location Quiet area
Cons: The room couldn't get locked Expensive, just like everything else in the area
7,1 Good
Pros: The room was spacious and clean. The staff was very friendly and I really liked surroundings
Cons: I would recommend to place a little fridge and a kettle in every room. We really missed it since there is no a common kitchen. The smell in a common area was really bad.
2,6 Mediocre
Cons: outdated smelly dirty facilities, overpriced
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Dinner was great. Breakfast was great.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: We stayed in a small log cabin with the most beautiful view. Bed was very comfortable. Breakfast was delicious too. Great stay!
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Nice trek path behind the cottage up to the mountain well marked, diner was fresh and good, room clean and modern
Cons: We were in new building less charming than wooden cottage, breakfast ok missing Skyr! The area is more pricey than other region no surprise
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Friendly hosts. New built cottege. TV screen like in cinema
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Being an American, this experience was really different than anything I'm used to. We told the receptionist that we planned on leaving very early in the morning, and she arranged to have breakfast set out for us, which was really kind. We saw aurora borealis from their driveway, which was the highlight of our trip. Free wifi as well.
Cons: We were told that we would have a private bathroom, but we ended up gettingn a shared bathroom. Not a big deal as the bathroom was clean and there was a sink in our room.
7,5 Good
Pros: Location and the accomodation Was quote good
Cons: The bathroom has a strange smell Bust! The staff try tovresolve the problem.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: From the moment we arrived, the reception was great! Super friendly & accommodating staff. We had an ice chest of food and they stored it for us over night. The cabin was super comfy and cozy and we had no problem with the wifi. The breakfast was nice and simple. Meats & cheeses, breads, jams & cereals plus coffee, tea & juice. Overall great stay.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Cozy clean amazing cabins
Cons: All was good
Hotel Jökull - Hofn - Building
3
8,5 Excellent (1 531 reviews)
R1 716+
Overview Reviews
Located in Hofn, Hotel Jökull is a 1-minute drive from Vatnajokull and 7 minutes from Silfurnes Golf Course. Free self parking is available onsite.
7,1 Good
Pros: Nice breakfast (buffet)
Cons: Worst beds we had. Single bed that are supposed to stay together to give you a double (like often in Iceland) but won't because they weight like a feather and cheap... Ceiling was dirty, baseboards were all off from the wall and/or dirty... I did know that shower and toilets were shared but honestly for the price, you can get better...
6,5 Good
Cons: Only one toilet per floor for men!
8,3 Excellent
Pros: The room was great, it had a little sink which was nice considering the WC is shared between so many. The staff were very nice and it was a short drive to town.
Cons: While the WC was fine, the ladies shower smelled strongly of urine and the floor seemed stained yellow. I did not enjoy that very much. Also the breakfast was mostly fish.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Super helpful staff and owner
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The place is excellent and space is much bigger than we expected. Meanwhile its very modern. It's the best hotel during the 8 nights we lived in Iceland.
Cons: no
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Clean modern place with large lobby, halls and decent sized room. A crib was provided for my 1 year old. Staff was friendly. Great breakfast. Great all around!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Great location and upscale accommodations
5,8 Okay
Cons: Also if the structure is almost new Smell of old
8,8 Excellent
Pros: We were in a separate building with a view of the glacier. Ground floor accommodation!! Good breakfast. Easy access for a Ring Road stay. Had a good dinner there instead of trying to find another restaurant.
Cons: Would have liked a few hot items on the breakfast buffet like fried eggs and porridge. I am not a cold meat eater for breakfast!
Guesthouse Dyngja - Hofn - Building
4
8,4 Excellent (1 001 reviews)
R1 527+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Guesthouse Dyngja in Hofn, you'll be just steps from Vatnajokull and Huldusteinn Stone Museum. Free self parking is available onsite.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Stayed two nights. Breakfast was provided free of charge. Quite basic but perfectly adequate with very good quality food. An added bonus in an expensive country. Lovely guesthouse with modern and tasteful furnishings and fittings Excellent location with own parking spaces adjacent to harbour, restaurants, cafes, information office and museum. Only a short walk to Netto supermarket, a mini-shopping mall and bank. Great welcome from Sindri, our very friendly, helpful and generous host who was happy to chat at length. Coastal walks direct from the guesthouse. Relatively short drive (for Iceland) to three glacial lagoons. Our favourite guesthouse/hotel (out of five) during our stay in Iceland. Would certainly pay a return visit.
Cons: Perhaps a chest of drawers or table in the bedroom? Didn't affect my 5*+ rating though.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Very welcoming staff, comfortable quiet room.large kitchen , excellent breakfast provided.
Cons: There was a bit of pressure on the shared bathroom in the morning.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Breakfast is not advertised but they do provide everything to have a good breakfast. The room was spacious and comfy. Good blinds. It was a pleasure to stay in the property - decorated with a lot of taste and homey. In the heart of Höfn.
Cons: We traveled in shoulder season and liked everything in this property, but there was only one toilet on our floor and I wonder whether it can get too busy during peak season.
8,0 Excellent
Pros: Great ovation, comfortable beds, good breakfast, very clean
Cons: Poor pillows, poor water pressure, full house impacts wifi and water temperature
10,0 Excellent
Pros: A fantastic lady who helped us a lot!
Cons: All is perfect
7,5 Good
Pros: Location, comfortness and kitchen
Cons: Nothing
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Host was very friendly on arrival, the rooms were clean and the guest house was in a perfect location. Breakfast was basic but had enough variety.
Cons: Can’t fault.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: It was in walking distance from the best restaurants and right in the middle of town
5,0 Okay
Pros: Beds were comfortable and the town is very quiet at night.
Cons: Unfriendly welcome by the host - we arrived after 10pm because we had a long drive but she clearly didn't like that. The guesthouse is really basic, with only one bathroom for all guests. Breakfast was a few slices of bread with cheese, cornflakes and tea. Absolutely poor value for money - there are better options in town.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: The room is clean, the shared bathroom nice, and they provide self service breakfast
8,8 Excellent
Pros: When they are full, get there early if you want any.
Cons: No cooking after 9pm seemed unreasonably restrictive. We hadn't planned on added expense of eating out for dinner on our first night. Not the hosts fault, but another family got to it first and made sandwiches from all the cold cuts, leaving nothing for us for breakfast.
Fosshotel Vatnajokull - Hofn - Building
5
8,4 Excellent (913 reviews)
R2 982+
Overview Reviews
When you stay at Fosshotel Vatnajokull in Hofn, you'll be near the airport and steps from Vatnajokull. Featured amenities include a business center, a 24-hour front desk, and an elevator (lift). Free self parking is available onsite.
7,1 Good
Pros: the place was great for a night to crash. free room upgrade good breakfast
Cons: we arrived at breakfast 30 mins before the end of breakfast and the bacon wasn't topped up. when i asked the waitress if it was going to be they said no, which seemed strange as it hadn't closed yet. the room was ok but made us think what the room we booked must have been like as the upgrade wasn't very luxurious. We also know it is typical to have 2 single beds in iceland but a double sheet/bed cover would be a good addition.
7,1 Good
Pros: Room was clean and comfortable.
Cons: Front desk gentleman was not friendly during check-in process. I made reservation for dinner and as a solo diner, I was placed at a small table a few rows back from window even though there were small tables by window available the entire time I was eating. I felt I was not important to the staff. Hotel has no personality. Out of the nine accommodations I had in Iceland, this was my least favorite. They took my credit card for incidentals at check-in but at check-out they needed it again to charge my restaurant bill. Person at front desk said systems were not linked. Not sure why they needed it in the beginning.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The hotel location is very quiet and wonderful. The view and you have a lunch is a little paradise. The dinner was so greattt, very tasty.
Cons: The coldness of the people who welcome us. But the other staff members were very kind.
7,1 Good
Pros: Breakfast is excellent.
Cons: Dust in room. Room cleaning is main direction for improvement.
7,4 Good
Pros: The view was beautiful.
Cons: The beds were tiny and uncomfortable. The staff claimed to upgrade our room but it was exactly what I had booked online.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: We stayed in room 219. Beautiful room with a stunning view. Staff very friendly. Evening meal in the restaurant was superb.
Cons: No complaints!
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Location, very good restaurant
Cons: Lack of facilities
7,1 Good
Pros: Good breakfast. Convenient location when travelling between Skaftafell and East Iceland (Borgarfjordur Eystri in our case). Easy check in and out. Nice views outside the hotel.
Cons: No Wifi in room. With many guests extremely tight parking despite secluded location. High room rate compared to other Fosshotels we stayed during our trip - definitely overpriced.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful hotel, we got complimentary upgrade. The room is nice and comfortable. It has a back door to walk outside.The mountain and glacier view from the hotel is breathtaking. I had smoked sheep and langoustine for dinner , really enjoyed it. My boyfriend didn’t like his main course of ribeye, too tough to cut through . The waitress in the restaurant is not attentive, very cold, never had a smile on her face. The waiter was very nice. Breakfast was enjoyable. Overall I liked the stay . Hope they can improve their restaurant service.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: The facility and staff were awesome! Chris and Michael treated us like royalty and the food was gteat too. Our stay was topped off with the Northern Lights from out own private balcony. We will highly recommend this stop to others as it will be a highlight of our Ring Road adventure for sure!
9,2 Excellent
Pros: The view
Cons: The staff of restaurant is too snobbish
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful hotel, very new and clean. Modern with s beautiful view.
Cons: There’s nothing really nearby. But if you are driving around Iceland that’s really common. It’s a beautiful place with low population density so you can’t expect a Starbucks on every corner!
Guesthouse Hvammur - Hofn - Bedroom
6
8,3 Excellent (664 reviews)
R1 556+
Overview Reviews
With a stay at Guesthouse Hvammur in Hofn, you'll be within a 5-minute walk of Vatnajokull and Huldusteinn Stone Museum. The front desk is staffed during limited hours. Free self parking is available onsite.
6,7 Good
Pros: It is tidy and clean
Cons: The room was very small, the facilities in kitchen were old, e.g. it was very difficult to cut tomatoes by the knife, there were only 2 bathrooms in total... Can't understand why the guest house in Hofn is so expensive (more than 1600 nok) while the guest house I am living today at Egilsstaòir is much less than it(2/3 of that price), include separated bathroom. Anyway, as a guest house it is acceptable.
7,5 Good
Pros: Great location right on the harbour. Close to restaurants. Kitchen pretty good. Bathroom shared but didn't have trouble getting in.
Cons: Tiny room. We booked months ago so surely we would qualify for a larger room??
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Great place next to the old harbor. The host was great and the place was comfortable and warm. Love for sure I recommend it.
8,3 Excellent
Pros: Homy filling. Equipped kitchen.
Cons: Small rooms. Only one stove. We were lucky no other guest used the kitchen. The shades did not cover well the window Very expensive!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: cute location, clean and convenient cozy rooms. clean bathroom
7,1 Good
Pros: Nice clean room.
Cons: A little over priced.
5,0 Okay
Pros: comfortable beds
Cons: dirty windows, not possible to open (just a tiny little bit), bad smell, overpriced considering the fact that there was no private bathroom and no breakfast, we were first woken up by the ships in the harbor at around 4:30am and later by people leaving their door open while packing and talking loudly
7,5 Good
Pros: We were looking for a bed for the night and this guesthouse did the job great. Very clean shared showers and toilets, complimentary tea & coffee, simple rooms with everything you need.
7,9 Good
Pros: Very convinyent
Cons: The price was very high Check in until 9 pm
5,4 Okay
Pros: It was very close to the water and a few good restaurants and had free parking
Cons: We didn’t realize we would be sharing a bathroom and shower, let alone with 4 other rooms of at least 2 people per room. Also I was told on arrival that I still needed to pay but I had received a payment confirmation via email when I paid in full upon booking. Also it said breakfast would be included but it wasn’t; there was just a shared kitchen for people to make their own things with their own food they bought themselves. Also the reception was confusing, you had to go upstairs but then there wasn’t anyone there so you had to call and it was inconvenient.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: very clean and cozy place
Cons: all was good
8,5 Excellent
Pros: -beds were comfortable -sink was inside our room (not available for all rooms) -breakfast was an option -there was a storm that entire day, and the owner advised us to stay inside the place without further charges. -as long as you expect a college dorm room-like facility, you'll be pleased with it. Clean, warm, and simple. -easy to find (for travelers who do not have a GPS)
Cons: -we woke up in the middle of the night because the storm blew several plastic chairs against our walls and windows until they shattered into pieces. -owner is slightly difficult to get in touch with (even while inside the guesthouse). He lives upstairs. -breakfast was supposedly at 730 downstairs, but the room did not open until 8 and everyone in the building was wondering who to ask and where to go for 30 minutes.
Guesthouse Hafnarnes - Hofn - Building
7
7,9 Good (570 reviews)
R1 047+
Overview Reviews
Located in Hofn, Guesthouse Hafnarnes is in a rural location, within a 15-minute walk of Vatnajokull and Huldusteinn Stone Museum. Free self parking is available onsite.
7,9 Good
Pros: Location and views
Cons: Room is little tight for family of 4. Had to open windows to get air. Then morning hearing cars leaving outside the window.
7,9 Good
Pros: The location was good and room was comfortable.
Cons: Overpriced.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Nice lonely place, close to Stokksnes. Clean and comfy.
7,5 Good
Pros: Location was great
Cons: You could hear too easily other travelers talking. Shower and the toilet was in the same bathroom so it was not good.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Good basic accommodation, very clean throughout, good kitchen with tea/coffee available, located a little way out of town but with great views of the surrounding area.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: The staff are friendly, the place is new and clean, the Wi fi is ok, the breakfast is really good. Definitely a nice place to stay one or 2 nights travailing Iceland.
Cons: The only point is that there isn’t a cooker for the guests, but they provide you with hot water and coffee the entire day.
6,0 Good
Pros: Easy to find, spectacular view, clean bathroom
Cons: Building aspect, my room was close to the outside door, so each time someone go in or out it awakes me.
4,2 Okay
Pros: Warm room when we arived..
Cons: Worst 250€ accomodation I ewer been at. Bad smell, shower dirty.. Dead plants, Light switches lacked the cower, Toilet Seat loose, problems for the better half.. But really dangerous for men.. Room had only one (1) light, in the roof.. No bed light etc..
6,7 Good
Cons: Too expensive if you compare it with others guesthouses offering the same or even more!
5,4 Okay
Cons: Small room, not enough bathrooms for sharing, lots of guests cooking which smelled up the whole house.
6,7 Good
Pros: The accommodations were basic, but we had everything we needed. Its very close to Hofn.
Cons: The rooster crowing at 430am.
Hotel Höfn - Hofn - Building
8
7,6 Good (825 reviews)
R2 298+
Overview Reviews
Located in Hofn, Hotel Höfn is next to a golf course, within a 5-minute walk of Vatnajokull and Hofn Glacier Museum. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.
6,3 Good
Pros: The main building was very nice and the woman at the check in desk was excellent.
Cons: Unfortunately, our room was located In a building across the parking lot. The room was extremely small for the price with little space for our luggage and no storage.
9,6 Excellent
Pros: Staff went the extra mile to meet my request for a room with s bathtub. Much appreciated!
10,0 Excellent
Pros: All the staff members we encountered were very friendly and helpful. They even added us to the list of wake-up call in the event the Northern Lights appeared that evening. The included breakfast had a good variety of items and was of high quality. The views from the water-facing deck were very nice.
Cons: The shower stall was a little cramped, but typical of many European hotels.
3,8 Mediocre
Pros: Located near the center of Höfn.
Cons: First impression was a very bad smell in the room coming from the drain. Not a single case, read the other reviews. Water in the basin didn't drain because of hairs under the stopper. Main light in the room didn't work. Because of these three issues we wanted to talk to the management to ask for a partial refund. A personal meeting with the manager was promised for the next day in the morning, but when we were leaving the manager was surprisingly in a meeting. Really? We don't think so. So we agreed to leave our email adress and were promised to get an answer to our request, but never heard from them again. This is highly unprofessional and not in any way customer orientated. There can be problems with the room but ignoring the concers of your customers and avoiding a talk is unacceptable. We visited Iceland in the last 9 years for 13 times - this was by far our worst experience.
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Good breakfast, clean room. Quiet room.
Cons: Small room for 2 persons.
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Cosy and comfortable. Hotel restaurant was great. Overlooking the water. Staff at the reception was pleasant
9,2 Excellent
Pros: Beautiful location, comfortable beds, excellent breakfast, helpful staff, great restaurant.
Cons: Very small bathroom with a shower separated by curtains, so basically the whole bathroom flor gets wet when one showers.
10,0 Excellent
Pros: Terrific breakfast buffet
8,8 Excellent
Pros: Hotel was located next to the sea with a friendly and helpful English speaking staff. There was a great breakfast buffet spread, with local herring and cheese/bread. Accommodation was basic but that's all you need when passing through Hofn.
Cons: Hotel food was pricey
6,3 Good
Pros: The common areas were fine and the hotel overall design feels like a pleasant flashback to the 1960s (when it was founded). Staff was rather friendly and welcoming overall.
Cons: The room in itself was a bit gloomy though decent, and the bathroom just stank (clearly, ventilation is an issue in the bathroom).
4,8 Okay
Cons: Poor amenities and over priced
8,8 Excellent
Pros: very nice breakfast!
Cons: the room was rather small and the hotel has no elevator, which meant going up 2 floors on stairs.