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GlacierWorld

Glacier World offers a beautiful guesthouse and geothermal baths in a beautiful area enveloped by mountains and glaciers. A visit to the geothermal baths is a perfect way to enjoy the contrasts of Icelandic nature and a great view of Vatnajökull glacier. At the same time you can relax in a hot nourishing bath and build up your energy.

In Hoffell we offer accommodation in three renovated houses close to the Vatnajökull glacier. In one of the houses there is accommodation with shared facilities and the other two houses have rooms with private facilities. Those two houses where renovated 2014 and 2015. The reception is in a big

GlacierWorld

Hoffell 2b

GPS Points N64° 23' 47.512" W15° 20' 30.430"
Opening period All year
Service Open year round Walking path Hotel / guesthouse Restaurant Hot pot Bar

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