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Hotel Gullfoss One of the best locations in Iceland


Our Location Is Unique

Hotel Gullfoss invites you to stay at family owned and operated establishment since 1988. A great opportunity to relax and enjoy the spirit of Icelandic nature, surrounded by elements of interest with peaceful and quiet moments waiting for you to explore. Our location is unique, just 90 minutes from the capital Reykjavik, with magnificent destinations nearby.

Personal Service For 30 Years

We take pride in personal service with eye for details and love for hospitality all year round. Spacious and comfy rooms with all you need for your stay and complimentary breakfast every morning. Our restaurant and bar lounge is the perfect choice every evening.

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Taking every detail in consideration, your stay is our priority, your experience is our goal and your memories are important to us, always. Expressing our comfort – surprisingly different, Nordic style with contemporary flare.


Hotel Gullfoss has Standard rooms, Superior rooms and few extra large rooms with wheelchair access and XL bathrooms. All our rooms are non smoking and occupying 1 to 3 persons. Refrigerator is standard in every room.


Spacious Double Regular room with two comfy single beds or one double bed with private bathroom with shower. Modern style and cosy with all you need and more for your stay. You have chosen one of the best locations in Iceland. The price is for the room/night, including breakfast buffet for every guest. Also available as a double room with twin bed.


Superior Double Room with two comfy single beds or one double bed with private bathroom with shower. Modern style and cosy with all you need and more for your stay. The price is for the room/night, including breakfast buffet for every guest.


Painting the picture of the surrounding area with colors of different activities, giving you diversity of nature and elements to explore at your convenience, without the crowd of course. With the wild nature just outside our door, relaxing moments can not be avoided, a vital part of your excursion and stay at Hotel Gullfoss. Here you have some of the attractions in our area, in colorful harmony.

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One of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world – Gullfoss (the Golden Waterfall), in only 3 minutes driving distance. No admission, always open. Enjoy!
5 Minutes Away
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The one and only Strokkur is doing all the magic, every 5-8 minutes. Only 10 minutes of driving from our parking. No admission, always open. Enjoy!
10 Minutes Away
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Northern Lights

The active periode for Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) view is from late August until 15th of April. Our locations is perfect for exploring Northern Lights.
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The Icelandic horse is one of the most famous horses in the world. Small, sturdy and with so many qualities and abilities, loved by natives and internationally.
10 Minutes Away
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Walking, hiking, enjoying picnic or just having a nice time in the clean and pure Icelandic nature, it´s a meditation and food for your soul.
3 Minutes Away
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Glacier Tours

One of the most popular activities is glacier hiking and exploring glacier caves. Selecting our partners carefully, providing glacier tours by monster trucks.
5 Minutes Away
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Nature Bath

The Secret Lagoon, situated in the geothermal area near Flúðir is offering a unique and wonderful experience in the oldest outdoor swimming pool in Iceland.
30 Minutes Away
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It´s not only our oldest national park, established in 1930. Also accepted by the world heritage committee in 2004. Furthermore also regarded as the oldest democratic parlament in the world.
60 Minutes Away
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The South

Many extraordinary places, rivers, waterfalls, turf houses, churches, swimming pools, museums, exhibitions, restaurants, horse rentals, ATV rentals, river rafting, golf courses and more.
30 Minutes Away


Hotel Gullfoss is situated only 90 minutes driving east from the capital Reykjavik. Located nearby the Golden Waterfall (Gullfoss) and Geysir on the popular and fantastic Golden Circle Route. Take a look at the map with the exact location at the farm Brattholt in the Selfoss district. From the hotel you can find many interesting destinations within short distance of driving. If you are driving from the International Airport of Leifur Eiriksson, the driving distance to Reykjavik is 45 minutes. Then add approx. 90 minutes of driving to reach our front desk.