Hotels in Selfoss

Hotels & Accommodation in Selfoss

Explore a wide range of hotels and accommodations in Iceland's largest inland community. Find your perfect place to stay in Selfoss and explore Iceland's dramatic South Coast

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Frequently asked questions

What part of Selfoss should I stay in?

The best place to stay is in the small city center near Olfusarbru bridge. This area has a range of finer restaurants, local eateries, and bars and pubs. The surrounding area of Selfoss is known for its wealth of geothermal energy and heating, making it perfect for dairy farming. Therefore a visit to Selfoss is not complete until you have some ice cream in one of the town's many ice cream parlors.

What is the best hotel in Selfoss?

The best hotel in Selfoss is Hotel Gullfoss. This popular option is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 288 travelers. It's located just outside of Selfoss, near Gullfoss waterfall, from which it draws its name. It has spacious rooms and is decorated in a modern Nordic style. The hotel has two room types, a Standard Double or a Superior Double, and has the option of having two single beds or one large bed.

How far is Selfoss from Gullfoss waterfall?

Selfoss is only an hour's drive from the famous Gullfoss waterfall, which is part of the Golden Circle route.

Is there a luxury hotel close to Selfoss that is suitable for the most demanding guests?

Yes, in Selfoss and the closest vicinity of the city, you will find a few hotels that offer the highest standard, such as 4-star Hotel South Coast. This beautiful hotel is furnished in a designer style with a Nordic character and is a good option for the more demanding traveler.

Depending on the property, you can expect additional amenities such as a spa with a sauna, jacuzzi, and steam room. Some hotels in Selfoss also offer a private gym.

Where should I stay if I want to see the Kerid crater?

Kerid volcanic crater is located only a 15-minute drive from the town of Selfoss, making Selfoss a perfect place to stay for exploring the nearby Golden Circle route.

Is there a domestic airport near Selfoss?

The nearest domestic airport is located in Reykjavik, about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from Selfoss.

Can I book a room in a hotel in Selfoss that has true Icelandic charm and is family-friendly?

Many hotels in Selfoss have a distinct Icelandic character. Regardless of whether you are looking for traditional, classic decor, or modern design, you should be able to find what you're looking for. Hotels in Selfoss are generally family-friendly, so even the youngest travelers will feel comfortable during their stay.

Can I book a cheap hotel in Selfoss for a budget tourist?

Travelers who are looking for cheap accommodation in Selfoss can basic accommodation without straining their budget. We recommend booking the hotel in advance as the most affordable places to stay are usually get fully booked in advance.

What amenities are offered at most hotels in Selfoss?

Most hotels, depending on the standard, offer comfortable rooms with bathrooms, including bed linen and towels, free toiletries, and a dryer. Some rooms also have a tea and coffee set, TV, and wardrobe. Many hotels also offer luggage storage, facilities for disabled guests, and a buffet breakfast

How far is Selfoss from the Secret Lagoon spa?

The Secret Lagoon Spa, where you can relax after a day of sightseeing, is located about 30 miles (50 kilometers) from Selfoss.