Hotel Skaftafell

Freysnesi, Skaftafell, Skaftafell National Park, 785, Iceland | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Skaftafell

Diamonds Are Forever

A travel blog entry by kristinrust on Nov 15, 2012

1 comment, 49 photos

"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 …

More amazing Iceland

A travel blog entry by andreatravels on Aug 02, 2014

28 photos

... 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 ...

The Best of South Iceland in 17 Hours

A travel blog entry by tippins_rufio on Jun 10, 2014

130 photos

... axe before leading us on to the glacier. We spent the hike learning about glacier formations, recent volcanic eruptions and local folk tales as we admired the natural beauty on which we carefully stamped around. As the sun was glaring this day, we peeled off layers and quenched our thirst directly from streams flowing swiftly through the glacial ice.

After our hike we nourished our bodies with Icelandic lamb soup at the visitor center before embarking on a 1.5 km hike ...

Sulphur

A travel blog entry by obrillips on May 06, 2014

63 photos

... the map, out our head torches on and went exploring. The entrance was all caved in lava chunks and these continued for the whole cave making a jagged block floor. We climbed up and down, over and around for some time, deep into the darkness which was proper black....until you shine a light on a rock.... the rocks were like rainbows. So colourful and shiny! There were walls that looked like metal others that looked like rainbow paddle pops. Ice towers were everywhere ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Freysnesi, Skaftafell, is near Jokulsarlon Lagoon.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Skaftafell

    Reviewed by terrydsydney

    Winter 12 February 2011

    Reviewed Feb 12, 2011
    by (1 review) Sydney , Australia Flag of Australia

    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.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Skaftafell

    3.00 of 5 stars Good