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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Skaftafell
I was the only guest in the hotel. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The food at dinner and breakfast was excellent.
The bedroom was comfortable. I thought the bathroom was a bit too small.
During the night my toes felt cold. Was the room heating turned down at night? All I know is that at other accommodation in Iceland I would often feel too hot at night.
I did not like having to pay for internet access. I was used to free wifi at even small guesthouses.
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Travel Blogs from Skaftafell
"Ice ice baby...Too cold
Ice ice baby...Too cold, too cold
Ice ice baby...Too cold
Yo man, let's get out of here
Word to your mother."
- "Ice Ice Baby," Vanilla Ice
Waking up with smiles on our faces and a feeling of accomplishment from hunting down those Northern Lights last night, it was time to focus again on …
... after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean. The lake has grown since then at varying rates because of melting of the glaciers. It is now 1.5 kilometres away from the ocean's edge and covers an area of about 18 km2. It recently became the deepest lake in Iceland, at over 248 metres, as glacial retreat extended its ...
... along--mostly underwater, with only ten percent of their bulk showing above the water level.
The black color you see on the ice is not dirt as you might guess, but volcanic ash and rock.
After a lovely morning at the lagoon, we went on to Skaftafell National Park, where we looked at an old sod church, then hiked along ...
... there is no indoor space so it looks like Molly’s going to be
wearing her new jumper to bed! There is a shared kitchen and big dining hall which
is lovely and warm and we spend a pleasant evening playing cards and cooking.
Now off to bed and Tom is already asking to borrow one of my eye- mask/
sleeping black out thingies which he has been mocking me for bringing. It’s
gone 11 and it’s still light!