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At the foot of Skálafellsjökull, this friendly working farm has a handful of agreeable rooms in the family farmhouse, and also in motel-style units and family-sized cottages. There are no cooking facilities, but dinner is available. In cooperation with the national park, the knowledgeable owners offer information and have set up marked walking trails (open to all) in the surrounding glaciated landscapes.
Set on a farm by Vatnajökull National Park, just 600 metres from the Ring Road, is this family-owned guest house. It offers a furnished terrace and an on-site restaurant with bar. Views of the surrounding mountains can be enjoyed from all rooms at Guesthouse Skálafell, along with wooden floors and a wardrobe. Some have a private bathroom, while others have access to shared facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas, such as the communal TV lounge. Skálafell’s breakfast buffet provides homemade jams, pancakes and waffles, while dishes made from local produce and meat are served for dinner. Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is 40 km away and Skálafellsjökull Glacier is 3 km from the guest house. Other area activities include hiking, jeep excursions and horseback riding trips.
If you expect to arrive after 18:00 please inform Guesthouse Skálafell in advance.
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