Fossatún Country Hotel

Fossatún Country Hotel

Fossatún is a family-friendly place to stay in, choosing between hotel rooms, cottages and camping pods. Beautiful views located on the banks of the river Grímsá in Borgarfjörður, Southwest Iceland, only 90 km from Reykjavik. It´s a great choice for families with children and for those interested in Icelandic folklore and music.  A great location for nature lovers and outdoor enthuiasts planning to visit the most famous sites in the Borgarfjörður region. Open all year.  

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  • Private bathroom
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot tub
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Golf course nearby
  • Facilities for disabled
  • Walking / Hiking trails

In the area

  • Troll Garden in Fossatún
  • Swimming pool 5 km (Hreppslaug)
  • Reykholt 7 km
  • Hvanneyri 11 km
  • Krauma natural geothermal bath & spa and Deildartunguhver 14 km
  • Borgarnes town 18 km
  • Hraunfossar Waterfalls 37 km


12 double rooms with private/en-suite bathroom, all with a beautiful view of the Grímsá River, Troll's falls or towards the mountains. Each room has a TV with many satellite channels, mini fridge, microwave, kettle, tea and coffee.  Free WI-FI and is included. Access to kitchen facilities is available, if guests wish.

At Fossatún you can also stay in the Sunset Cottage, ideal for families or the camping pods, for the camping kind of feeling.


On-site café/restaurant Kaffi Vinyll serves quality home-cooked food. Seats up to 100 people. Outdoor patio with a beautiful view over Troll’s falls in Grímsá River and towards the mountains. Good conference and meeting facilities, wireless internet.

Restaurant is open from 1 June - 31 August


Host Steinar is a musician and former record producer. He has a large LP record collection on show at the restaurant which guests are welcome to browse and listen to. During summer there are daily screenings of 'Acoustic Iceland', a short DVD film combining Icelandic music and nature at lunch - and dinnertime.

A troll-themed garden features a walking trail of the scene and place names of the story 'The Last Troll', written by the host Steinar himself. Various games are available to play in the garden such as 'troll tennis' and 'troll golf', suitable for children and adults alike.

Riding tours at Ölvaldsstaðir, near Borgarnes village (17 km). Golf (9 hole golf course) at Nes in Reykholtsdalur valley (7 km) and near Borgarnes village (Hamarsvöllur, 18 hole golf course). Next swimming pool at Kleppjárnsreykir (5 km). Deildartunguhver and Krauma 14 km. Next urban area: Borgarnes village (18 km); restaurants, shops, a swimming pool, museums and various services for tourists.

Accommodation open all year. Restaurant from 1 June - 31 August

  Steinar Berg and Ingibjörg


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