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Hótel Borealis

2.5-star2.5 stars

No-frills Selfoss hotel with restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • Collect nightsFor every 10 nights, get 1 free*!
  • Excellent restaurant meal Hotel is ideally placed for visiting sights of the Golden…May 22, 2018
  • Very secluded and ultra quiet. Breakfast was excellentApr 17, 2018
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From 273 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hótel Borealis

from ZAR 1,062
  • 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

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

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’s small print


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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Hótel Borealis


  • Thingvellir National Park - 14.2 mi / 22.9 km
  • Kerid Crater - 9.5 mi / 15.3 km
  • Nesjavellir - 10.9 mi / 17.6 km
  • Selfoss Church - 13.4 mi / 21.6 km
  • Almannagja - 18.3 mi / 29.4 km
  • Turf House - 18.8 mi / 30.2 km
  • LA Art Museum - 18.9 mi / 30.4 km
  • Geothermal park - 19.1 mi / 30.7 km

Getting around

  • Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic) - 65 min drive
  • Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.) - 96 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 121 reviews

Hótel Borealis
Lovely family guest house establishment
This guest house is located in a rural area surrounded by beautiful scenery. We hoped to see northern lights during our stay, which didn't happen. It is not far from Reykjavik, and is central to a number of interesting attractions. Our group at 4 rooms in 2 cottages and one room in the main building. All were very comfortable. The beds were good. The food is very good. They offer breakfast included, which had a wide variety of quality items. They also offer delicious dinners at an extra fee. We stayed 2 nights. We would go back.
Jean-Marie, ca2 night trip with friends
Hótel Borealis
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
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
Hótel Borealis
Highlu recommended
Very good location with amazing views. Good breakfast and kind service
A Traveller, gb4 night romance trip
Hótel Borealis
Best staff of any hotel I’ve ever been in!
The staff was absolutely fantastic. I have never seen a hotel so accommodating to our every need. We left at 3:30 am and they had a wonderful breakfast package ready for us! Thank you, thank you.
Rob, us2 night romance trip

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