Located on a traditional Icelandic horse farm, Hotel Fljotshlid is a beautiful choice of accommodation in the country's southwest. The bedrooms are well-equipped and cozy, and most have epic views of the nearby Eyjafjallajokull volcano, making it a perfect place to stay for those seeking comfort and immersion in the wilderness.
Location & Nearby
Located in the stunning countryside of South Iceland, Hotel Fljotshlid is the perfect place to relax in a natural setting, surrounded by spectacular mountain views.
The hotel is approximately 13 kilometers (8.1 miles) away from the village of Hvolsvollur. Conveniently located, Hvolsvollur is close to the Ring Road and has excellent access to Iceland's south and west.
The closest site of the South Coast sightseeing route, the magnificent waterfall of Seljalandsfoss, is 15 miles (24 kilometers) east. The trail also continues to Skogafoss waterfall, the Reynisfjara black sand beach, the Skaftafell Nature Reserve, and the Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon.
Meanwhile, the nearest attraction of the Golden Circle, the dramatic Geysir Geothermal Area, is 63 miles (102 kilometers) to the northwest. From here, you can easily reach Gullfoss waterfall and Thingvellir National Park.
In the village of Hvolsvollur, there is an Icelandic Saga Center where you can learn more about the epic works of fiction that capture Iceland's history and folklore. There is also the Lava Center here, an interactive museum where you can learn more about Iceland's earthquakes and volcanoes.
On top of this, the settlement has grocery stores, restaurants, and tour services.
There are lots of hiking trails in the area. The hotel's surroundings are also home to many migratory birds, and you might spot some during your stay.
Facilities & Amenities
Hotel Fljotshlid is situated in the farm's renovated cow barn. It now has 14 spacious rooms for guests. The hotel is certified by Access Iceland and offers wheelchair access.
The accommodation has various room types available, including double rooms, twin rooms, and triple rooms. Each has a private bathroom with a shower and complimentary toiletries.
Furthermore, the rooms have seating areas, wardrobes, and work desks. They also have flat-screen TVs with satellite channels and free WiFi, perfect for chilling out after a busy day of adventures.
A stay at Hotel Fljotshlid gives you a real taste of a sustainable farm lifestyle. You can watch the animals and even partake in certain farm activities.
The Barn, the on-site restaurant, provides farm-to-table food and complimentary breakfast. It has been certified with the Nordic Swan Eco-Label for its sustainability efforts.
The hotel also boasts a tour desk, a bar, a patio with barbecue facilities, and massage therapies for an additional cost. If you're traveling on business, there are two meeting rooms available with a capacity of up to 100. These have a projector and screen, sound system, and WiFi access.
Free parking is available to all guests.
Why Choose Hotel Fljotshlid?
Hotel Fljotsid provides a modern getaway, an insight into Icelandic farm culture, and accessibility to many natural attractions, making it a perfect choice for all manner of travelers. Check availability choosing a date.