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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was our fourth hotel on our tour of the south coast. The staff were very good & polite. The rooms comfortable, if a little dated. But the beds were comfortable and very quiet, so we had an excellent night sleep. Breakfast was OK with the usual cereal, ham, cheese and a waffle machine for fresh waffles. No northern lights...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall we did not like this hotel. It was partly due to weather (we were there during a very windy time); the room was a little drafty. The corridor with the glass looked very nice but was awfully cold due to the wind. The room was average. No phone in the room, could use a little updating. Noise carried a...

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Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night after visiting the Golden circle on the way south. Hotel quite reasonable if not a little old fashioned inside. Beds were fine, bathroom basic and overall minimal. Good heating. The hotel has hot tubs which is nice. Meals good probably a little pricey compared to elsewhere. Breakfast also fine but basic. Quite a distance from...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights in Jan. It's really located in a very isolated place around 20km from Selfoss, which is your best hope of finding any reasonably priced food. Prices in the restaurant in the hotel are completely outrageous, although a fairly mediocre breakfast is included in the room rates. Staff are quite friendly and helpful in giving tips...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a night as part of our Iceland package & enjoyed our stay. Very good location for watching northern lights. The hotel is away from the hustle & bustle of cities & hence good chance of seeing northern lights from here. As said above, do not expect any markets nearby so get your shopping done earlier. Room...

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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stayed at Fosshotel Hekla during our 2week self drive trip that my husband and i booked with fosshotels. On the way to Fosshotel Hekla, we had a flat tyre, upon check-in, we called our car rental company for help however, the car rental guy could not speak English welland the very nice lady at reception offered to speak to him...

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

The chef at breakfast was very rude and condescending toward both staff and hotel guests. For example, We asked if they had oats and he rudely replied NO then walked off. Other issues would be the noise of trying to figure out how to lock the door. Several people seemed to have that issue. Otherwise the hotel is great. Dinner...

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Lidköping
Reviewed 29 December 2016

When you enter the reception you can not believe how this place could be built out there. Its rooms and restaurant is on top of what you can expect from a Foss Hotel... You will not be dissatisfied - I'm sure...

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Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Many members of our tour group concurred that this was not a good hotel. Stayed 1 night. Thought that this hotel chain in Iceland would have nicer rooms, and was left disappointed. The room was small, old, dated with non-inviting bathrooms and toiletries. They do offer self-service tea and coffee facilities if one likes a warm drink before going to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the Foss hotel Hekla. Foss being a hotel chain in Iceland. Have been staying in small owner run hotels till now and didn't know what we would think of a chain. It was very nice and would recommend. Were four of us. Three adults and a 15 year old. We had a family room. One large room with...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fosshotel Hekla is a 45 room hotel in South Iceland, only a 45 minute drive from Reykjavik, and a 15 minute drive from Selfoss. The hotel has a good restaurant, lounge with fine bar selection, outdoor hot tub, free high speed Wi-Fi internet and a large garden around the hotel.The hotel is situated close to Mt Hekla and is surrounded by some of the country's most stunning sights including: Eyjafjallajokull volcano and Fimmvorduhals; beautiful hiking trails along the Golden Circle destinations; the highlands of Landmannalaugar, Kjolur, and Sprengisandur; historical sites from the Viking era; volcanic craters; a Hydroelectric power plant, and - depending on the season and weather permitting - the spectacular Northern Lights. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fosshotel Hekla

Address: Brjansstadir | Skeidum, Selfoss 801, Iceland (Formerly Hotel Hekla)
Region: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Price Range: $140 - $381 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fosshotel Hekla 3*
Number of rooms: 46
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