Hotels in Hvolsvollur

Hotels & Accommodation in Hvolsvöllur

Book your stay in a Hvolsvollur hotel for the perfect base to explore the famous waterfalls, glaciers and black beaches along Iceland's South Coast

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Frequently asked questions

Where in Hvolsvollur is best to stay?

The best place to stay in Hvolsvollur is by and around the intersection where the Ring Road leads into the town. In that area you can find a supermarket, a gas station and multiple options for food.

What is the best hotel in Hvolsvollur?

The best hotel in Hvolsvollur is the aptly named Hotel Hvolsvollur which has a rating of 4.1 stars out of 5 by 393 travelers. The hotel is comfortably located in the center of town near grocery stores, gas stations, and cultural attractions such as the Saga Center and the LAVA Centre. The hotel has a wide array of rooms, from Standard Single to larger rooms that can fit a family of four, such as the Junior Suite. With its location by the Ring Road, it's the perfect stop along the way while exploring Iceland's South Coast.

What famous locations can I see if I book a hotel in Hvolsvollur?

Depending on how much time you have in Hvolsvollur, you can go to the LAVA centre to experience an interactive exhibition about volcanic activity in Iceland or the Saga Centre where you can learn about Iceland's history and the epic sagas of Icelanders. Just outside of the town, you can see the unique Gluggafoss waterfall or take a walk to the beautiful Nauthusagil ravine.

In the area, there are also traces of the eruption of the famous volcano Eyjafjallajokull. This is an excellent location if you want to go to Landmannalaugar hot springs or Thorsmork valley. Additionally, this town is a convenient starting point for exploring the south of Iceland, with its famous black sand beaches and lava fields.

Can I book a cheap hotel in Hvolsvollur?

The price of a hotel room depends on the season when you are coming to Iceland and the type of hotel you choose. During the off-season from September to November and from January to April, prices for accommodations drop significantly. The hotel may offer private rooms with shared bathrooms and breakfast as an add-on. This is a way to reduce costs without having to sacrifice the best location and comfort.

Is there a pool or free hot springs in Hvolsvollur open for travellers?

Yes, there is a public swimming pool in Hvolsvollur that is open to everyone. The famous Seljavallalaug pool is a 40-minute drive east, not far from the popular Skogafoss waterfall.

What accommodations in Hvolsvollur are convenient for couples?

All hotels in Hvolsvollur have facilities that will make your stay as comfortable as possible. Whether you are coming to Iceland on a quiet romantic getaway or an up-tempo adventure along south Iceland, you should be able to find the perfect place to stay in Hvolsvollur. Couples coming to Iceland often enjoy cottages for extra privacy, such as Uxahryggur or Smaratun Eco Lodges. These properties are conveniently located near the main road, making travel super easy.

Do the hotels in Hvolsvollur have a restaurant, free WiFi and free parking?

Some hotels in Hvolsvollur have restaurants specializing mainly in local cuisine. Free WiFi is standard in hotels, as is free parking, which you do not need to book in advance. If the hotel does not have a restaurant, there are plenty of good places to eat in the town.

Should I book a hotel in Hvolsvollur if I want to go on a guided tour to Landmannalaugar?

Whether planning a guided trip to Landmannalaugar or a solo 4x4 tour, staying at Hvolsvollur is a convenient option. From there, it is only a 15-minute drive to Hella, from where you can exit the Ring Road and turn onto the road leading to Landmannalaugar.