Fosshotel Myvatn

Relax at this modern hotel overlooking Iceland’s famous Lake Myvatn. Designed by award-winning architects and built in 2017, this hilltop hotel in northeastern Iceland offers incredible views and excellent access to the surrounding volcanic area. Environmentally friendly design mixes contemporary materials with a traditional sod roof and warm wooden interior accents.


An onsite sauna invites rejuvenation with a superb view of Lake Myvatn, and bicycle rentals encourage exploration of the surrounding area. Services such as a 24-hour front desk, baggage storage, laundry and dry cleaning ensure all guest needs are met.


The stylish restaurant seats up to 120 people at once. Floor-to-ceiling windows invite the outside vistas in, including panoramic views of Lake Myvatn and its surrounding lava fields. A large bar and lounge area offers opportunities to enjoy beer, mixed drinks, coffee, tea and cappuccino drinks, coming alive at the daily happy hour. The menu features fine Nordic cuisine made from prime local ingredients. A complimentary breakfast is available daily and most special diets can be accommodated.


Each of the 92 guest rooms comes equipped with two twin beds or one double bed with quality duvets and linens. Common to all guest rooms at Fosshotel Myvatn are large view windows, cushioned chairs, an iron, available room service, complimentary WiFi, a desk, flat-screen satellite TV, radio, alarm clock, telephone, coffee and tea maker, and small refrigerator. Private ensuite bathrooms feature walk-in rainfall showers (or a tub in the suites), towel warmers, hair dryers and complimentary toiletries.