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Hotel Skaftafell

Hotel Skaftafell is a comfortable 3 star tourist class hotel and invites you to one of the most wonderful and panoramic locations in all Iceland. The rooms are located in four different buildings and are all on the ground floor. Our restaurant seats 90-100 people and last but not least you should stop by at our fully licensed bar on the second floor with an outstanding view over the Vatnajökull glacier.

Hotel Skaftafell

Freysnes, Öræfum

GPS Points N63° 59' 25.559" W16° 53' 41.305"
Telephone

+354 478-1945

Opening period All year
Categories Hotels , Restaurants

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  • 785 Öræfi
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Nature
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Svartifoss waterfall

Svartifoss is one of the unique waterfalls in South-Iceland. It is situated in Skaftafell, which belongs to Vatnajökull National Park. Svartifoss is a 20 meters (80ft) high. It is bordered on both sides by tall black basalt columns. The hike to Svartifoss starts at the Visitor Centre in Skaftafell. There you can also find all sorts of information and advice about the area. The hike is about 1.9 km or
45 minutes (one way).

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Skaftafell

Scenic nature, favorable weather conditions and a network of hiking trails make Skaftafell an ideal destination to enjoy outdoor activities in Icelandic nature. Short and easy trails lead to the waterfall Svartifoss and Skaftafellsjökull glacier, but for those who want to reach further out Morsárdalur valley and Kristínartindar mountain peaks are perfect in terms of distance and labour. Skaftafell is also the perfect base camp for those who seek to climb Iceland's highest mountain peak, Hvannadalshnúkur.

Private travel companies operate in Skaftafell and offer guided hikes on the nearby glaciers and mountains. Also on offer are sightseeing flights over Vatnajökull glacier and other renowned attractions.

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