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Hótel Jökull is a family-run hotel, located in the vicinity of Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier. The scenery around the hotel is spectacular and many of the rooms have wonderful mountain views. It is well positioned, right by Iceland’s ring road nr. 1. It is located 8 kilometres from Höfn í Hornafirði and 453 kilometres from Reykjavík.

The hotel has 58 rooms on offer with an on-site restaurant that serves a breakfast buffet and dinner. Free and high-speed Wifi is available throughout the property and free parking is available for guests. The reception staff is available to the guests and are happy to advise on activities in the area and to help you book tours and plan your adventures.

The hotel is ideally located for travellers wanting to explore the Vatnajökull Region. There is a a great variety of activities available around the hotel, such as hiking paths, ice cave tours, snowmobiling, a golf course and a swimming pool.

Our surroundings

The community is moulded by Europe’s largest glacier, Vatnajökull, and it’s creeping icefalls. The spectacular natural scenery is absolutely unique and surely it’s enough to point out locations such as Skaftafell, Jökulsárlón, Skálafellsjökull, Geitafell and Lónsöræfi, which are located within short driving distances from Hotel Jökull.

The nearest town is Höfn in Hornafjörður. It is the hometown of the Icelandic langoustine and has a great variety of locally produced food that can be ordered of menus at  restaurants in the region. In addition to the variety in local food, the clean and unspoiled nature is a hallmark of the Vatnajökull Region.

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