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Hótel Borealis

2.5-star2.5 stars
Efri-BruSelfoss801IcelandGreat location! See map

No-frills Selfoss hotel with restaurant
  • Free WiFi and free parking
  • This guest house is located in a rural area surrounded by beautiful scenery. We hoped to…Jan 15, 2018
  • Hotel Borealis is a wonderful property just inside Pingvellir National Park about 40…Jan 5, 2018
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From 254 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Hótel Borealis

from ZAR 1,715
  • Double Room, Private Bathroom
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Private Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Bungalow
  • Villa, 3 Bedrooms

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
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
Things to do
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Luggage storage
  • Terrace

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

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

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
  • Paradisarhellir Cave - 13.6 mi / 21.9 km
  • Skalholt Historical Site - 13.8 mi / 22.3 km
  • Almannagja - 18.3 mi / 29.4 km
  • LA Art Museum - 18.9 mi / 30.4 km

Getting around

  • Reykjavik (RKV-Reykjavik Domestic) - 61 min drive
  • Free self parking

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 104 reviews

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
Hótel Borealis
Very Good8.0
Serves the purpose
Very friendly and efficient staff.Excellent food, outrageously expensive dinner. No gluten free options for breakfast.
Suzanne, us1 night trip with friends
Hótel Borealis
Very Good8.0
great get away far from the city and crowds
Missed the Northern Lights, but had a great, short stay.
Walter Arenstein, us1 night romance trip

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Hótel Borealis

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