Buubble Olvisholt

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1 Star Hotel
Buubble hotel Iceland - Ölvisholt, 803 Selfoss, Iceland
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Experience the beauty and wonders of nature inside a bubble when you stay at Buubble Olvisholt. Stay in transparent bubble-shaped rooms that allow you to sleep under the pastel-colored midnight sun during summer (and the northern lights during winter). With gret amenities and stunning views, Buuble Olvisholt is the perfect escape for nature lovers. 

Location & Nearby

Buubble Olvisholt is located in a forest just eight miles (14 kilometers) from Selfoss in South Iceland, providing easy access to nearby gas stations, grocery stores, and other services.

South Iceland is a treasure trove of natural wonders, including the Urridafoss Waterfall, which is about six miles (10 kilometers from the hotel. Urridafoss is one of the most voluminous waterfall in the country and is situated on the Thjorsa River, Iceland’s longest river, stretching 142 miles (230 kilometers). 

Additionally, the location of Buubble Olvisholt makes the famous  Golden Circle and South Coast routes easily accessible.

The South Coast route is known for its stunning waterfalls, black sand beaches, and unique landscapes. Around 37 miles (61 kilometers) from Buubble Olvisholt is Seljalandsfoss, a famous waterfall on the South Coast route known for its unique, fully encircleable cascade and 60-meter (200-foot) drop. It originates beneath the Eyjafjallajokull glacier and is part of the Seljalandsa river. Visitors can walk behind the waterfall and enjoy the stunning views, making for an unforgettable experience.

Meanwhile, Gljufrabui is a serene and beautiful waterfall often overlooked due to the popularity of its neighbor, Seljalandsfoss. The crystal clear and refreshing water flows from volcanic spring sources.

Other popular attractions on the South Coast route include Eyjafjallajokull glacier-capped volcano, Skogafoss waterfall, and Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon.

Meanwhile, the Golden Circle is a popular route in Iceland that covers about 140 miles (230 kilometers), including the Thingvellir National Park, Geysir Geothermal Area, and Gullfoss Waterfall.

Approximately 30 miles (49 kilometers) from the hotel, Thingvellir National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its natural beauty, rich history, and geology. It encompasses the largest natural lake in Iceland, the Thingvallavatn, and was the location of Iceland's inaugural parliament in 930 AD. In addition to breathtaking scenery, the national park provides visitors with a range of activities to enjoy.

The Geysir Geothermal Area in  Haukadalur Valley in Southwest Iceland, around 38.4 miles (61.8 kilometers) from Buubble Olvisholt, is a hotbed of geothermal activity. It’s home to the Great Geysir, one of the world’s most famous geysers, and Strokkur, which erupts every 10 minutes. The area is filled with hot springs, steam vents, and mud pots, showcasing the raw power of nature.

Lastly, about 42 miles (68 kilometers) from the hotel is Gullfoss, also known as the“Golden Falls”. Gullfoss is a two-tiered waterfall in Southwest Iceland. It’s part of the Hvita river, plunging 32 meters into a narrow canyon. The waterfall’s dramatic cascade and the illusion of the river vanishing into the earth symbolize Iceland’s natural beauty.

Buubble Olvisholt offers visitors easy access to various attractions and natural wonders, making it an ideal destination for nature lovers to appreciate South Iceland's beauty.

Facilities & Amenities

Buubble Olvisholt offers nine bubble-like rooms, allowing guests to have a one-of-a-kind experience of sleeping under the stars. These transparent bubbles provide an immersive connection to nature and the surrounding landscape. 

Each bubble can accommodate up to two guests; children under six can stay in the same bubble as their guardians. For added security, all bubbles feature private entrances so guests can enjoy the seclusion and tranquility of being surrounded by nature.

A service house with two toilets/showers is conveniently located 30 to 50 meters from each bubble, providing guests easy access to their facilities.

The hotel also features a smoke-free property, with a no-smoking rooms policy and free parking for guests. 

Why Choose Bubble Olvisholt?

Buubble Olvisholt is a perfect choice for travelers looking to experience Iceland’s natural beauty, with the option to witness either the northern lights (during winter) or the midnight sun (during summer) in the comfort of your own bubble. Its location makes it perfect for those looking to visit various natural attractions, and its proximity to Selfoss means restaurants, groceries, and other services are easily accessible for visitors. 

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Room types

Bubble Ölvisholt

Room size
9 m2
2 persons
Bed options


Free parking
Shared bathroom
Smoke Alarm
Fire Extinguisher
No smoking
Private parking
No internet access available
Private check-in/check-out

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