Comfortable and chic hotel
Posted Sep 17, 2016
If you're heading towards Skaftafell National Park (which is incredibly beautiful), you have very limited options of places to stay. This location is pretty decent as it's <1 hour drive from the park. My husband and I stayed here 1 night as we were making our way around the Ring Road. Compared to the many other hotels we stayed at, this one was a bit more roomy with a larger bathroom, and more modern looking inside. Friendly and accommodating staff and you can book your day excursions, which you can expect at almost all the hotels in general. The hotel restaurant is quite pricey and a reservation is highly encouraged. We ended up walking a few minutes to the only other restaurant in town Systrakaffi that also had traditional Icelandic food which was more normal priced (which meant still quite pricey, but hell it's Iceland!). The hotel has a nice bar/lounge area which really is the only place to truly hang out in the evening. But hey you're far enough from any large city where you could try to see the Northern Lights!