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Hótel Borealis, Selfoss

2.5-star2.5 stars
Efri-BruSelfossSouth Iceland801Iceland

No-frills Selfoss hotel with restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
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  • Really bad food. Check in was easy. The hotel is not in Selfoss, about 15 miles north…Oct 14, 2018
  • We were between Thingvellir and the south coast and needed a place to stay. We were…Sep 2, 2018
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Hótel Borealis, Selfoss

from $107
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Private Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Bungalow
  • Villa, 3 Bedrooms
  • Junior Suite, Balcony
  • Family Bungalow

What’s around Hótel Borealis, Selfoss


  • Kerid Crater in the area
  • Thingvellir National Park in the region
  • Geysir Hot Springs in the region
  • Reykjavik City Hall in the region
  • Reykjavik Harbour in the region
  • Perlan in the region
  • Laugavegur in the region
  • Hallgrimskirkja in the region

Getting around

  • Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic) - 28.3 miles/45.5 km
  • Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.) - 49.7 miles/80 km
  • Free self parking

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 30 rooms


  • Check-in time 4 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - midnight
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets stay free


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Free self parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • Danish
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Icelandic
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Slovak
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

In the room

Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Hótel Borealis, Selfoss’s small print

Also known as


    This property does not have elevators.

    Mandatory fees

    You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check in or check out:

    • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 2.62 per accommodation, per night

    Optional extras

    Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 15 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)

    We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

    Recent reviews

    Fabulous 8.8 From 152 reviews

    Hótel Borealis, Selfoss
    Very Good8.0
    Very friendly staff, comfortable rooms, great food. We felt welcome!
    Magdalena, us1 night trip
    Hótel Borealis, Selfoss
    Great experience!
    Our stay at this hotel covered everything you would like when staying abroad. The service was impeccable. The restaurant was delicious. Our room was clean and comfortable. The staff were so helpful and friendly. Definitely will go back!
    VICTORIA, us1 night trip
    Hótel Borealis, Selfoss
    Very nice hotel
    Very secluded and ultra quiet. Breakfast was excellent
    A Traveler, us1 night trip
    Hótel Borealis, Selfoss
    Marvelous Winter Countryside Stay
    Hotel Borealis is a wonderful property just inside Pingvellir National Park about 40 miles southeast of Reykjavik. The countryside is spectacular and the property is rustic, but cozy. We loved everything about it. Add the Winter full moon and you have a perfect stay.
    Tamara, us1 night romance trip
    Hótel Borealis, Selfoss
    The hotel was perfect and the dinner at the hotel restaurant was amazing! Our tour in the area was canceled due to a storm closing the road however the woman at the front desk was able to provide excellent advice on things to do in the area and we stayed busy enjoying ourselves! The bartender was the best we’ve ever had! The second night that we stayed we went out to the hot tub and were the only ones in it. The Northern Lights played a show all in the sky above us and it was spectacular! The best part of our trip by far!
    SAMANTHA, us1 night romance trip

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    Hótel Borealis, Selfoss

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