Welcome to Hótel Höfn

Hótel Höfn is a charming hotel with friendly atmosphere and a beautiful glacier view of Vatnajökull glacier, the largest glacier in Europe. It is located in Höfn, a fishing village on the south eastern coast of Iceland, famous for its delicious langoustine.

Hótel Höfn was founded in 1966 by sisters Svava Sverrisdóttir and Ólöf Sverrisdóttir along with their husbands, Árni Stefánsson and Þórhallur Dan Kristjánsson. They built Hótel Höfn with great style and vision and are seen as pioneers in tourism in Hornafjörður area. The hotel was opened in part on October 1ˢᵗ 1966 and in full on June 17ᵗʰ the following year. In the years 1995 and 2015 Hótel Höfn was runned by few different owners. New owners and management took over in spring 2016 and have put tremendous work in renovating this lovely hotel. 


We are proud of our tasty breakfast, it consists of high quality Icelandic products with a twist of local products. We bake everything ourselves!

Comfortable & Stylish

In the winter 2016-2017, the new owners and management of Hótel Höfn put a lot of passion and work into renovating this beautiful old hotel. Stylish, simple yet comfortable.

The size of the rooms at Hótel Höfn is 12-18 m2. We do hope that the friendly and welcoming atmosphere at our hotel, along with tasty food and the amazing panorama view of Vatnajökull glacier, will make your stay worthwhile.

There is no elevator in the buildings, however, the friendly staff is always happy to help with the luggage.