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Adventure Hotel Hof is located in Öræfi, one of the most beautiful and extraordinary regions in Iceland, often referred to as „Sveitin milli sanda“, which loosely translates as „The Land Between the Sands“.


5 reviews


  • Mountain view
  • Glacier View
  • Near Skaftafell
  • Near the glacier lagoon

Upon arrival, the Reception house greets you with a cozy lounge and spacious restaurant. These spaces are communal and have free WiFi internet access. The private rooms in the guesthouse are decorated amply with various artwork. In addition to the 17 rooms in the old barn, we have 16 rooms in an extension behind the old barn. We then have 4 cottages which have 8 rooms in total. Each cottage has 2 rooms and 1 bathroom between the rooms. Additionally, we have 6 rooms in the old school house, known as the parliament building.


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  • Quiet
  • Safe
  • Easy parking
  • Convenient
  • Dining options
Parking Free Parking
Internet Free Wifi
Food & Drink Restaurant
Service Baggage Storage
General Kid-friendly
Smoke-free property
Family Rooms


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Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 45 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Breakfast available
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Concierge services
  • Luggage storage
  • Limited hour front desk

For families

  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free self parking
  • Hair dryer

What’s around

  • Hofskirkja church - 1 min to go
  • Vatnajökull National Park - 3 min drive
  • Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon - 45 min drive

Awards 2020 - 2022 Award 2021 Award 2020 2021 Award Clean & Safe 2021

Travelmyth featured in the accessible 2021 Travelmyth Extra Health & Safety measures 2021 Travelmyth Featured in the Dog-Friendly category 2021 Travelmyth Featured Romantic Hotel 2021

Our Rooms

Built on an Old Foundation

Two Single Bed Room in Hof Hotel

Adventure Hotel Hof is, along with the old turf church Hofskirkja, located in the central region of Öræfasveit, encompassed with captivating surroundings. Parts of the hotel are in buildings that were originally used as stables and barns for sheep but have been transformed into a comfy country hotel with modern touches that provides personal service to its visitors. When inside there is not much remaining of the original purpose of the buildings but it gives an authentic country vibe to the hotel. The interior welcoming with modern touches here and there, which offer a warm and comfortable stay. This dramatic change in the appearance of the buildings, further emphasizes the great change that has been made, from farming and taking care of sheep, to providing quality service to travelers from all over the world. In total, the Adventure Hotel Hof has 45 rooms.

In our bistro, you can enjoy breakfast and evening meals made from pure and fresh locally sourced ingredients. We offer both fish and meat courses and a vegetarian/vegan option for our guests. Please check at the reception for more information regarding the menu of the day. We also offer the option of serving wine, beer and soda with dinner. Guests can order a packed lunch for hikes and sightseeing. Please note that if you wish for a packed lunch you need to place an order the evening before.

Check the Adventure Hotel Hof restaurant menu.


Our rooms include made-up beds, towels and complimentary tea/coffee. We have a restaurant that serves breakfast from 8:00-9.30 and dinner from 18.00 – 20.30 all year round. Our restaurant service is currently conditioned as the restaurant is only open on selected dates. Please consult our Front Desk to know if it will be available closer to your arrival date and to check for nearby alternatives. In the main building, we have 17 rooms, 7 of which have shared facilities with access to two shared bathrooms. While the remaining 10 rooms each have a private bathroom. In the building located behind the main building, we have 16 rooms which all have private facilities.


Room types available:

Double or twin room with private bathroom
Double with shared bathroom
Triple room with private bathroom
Triple room with shared bathroom
Family room with private bathroom
Single room with private bathroom
Single room with a shared bathroom

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Based on 5 reviews

Adventure Hotel Hof


Check-in time is from 16:00, and check-out time is by 11:00.

The reception will be attended until 21:00, but even if you arrive later than this time, you will find your key together with an explanatory letter on the reception desk.

Breakfast is served in the restaurant from 08:00 to 09:30 every day.

The dinner is served between 18:00 and 20:00. Our restaurant service is currently conditioned as the restaurant is only opened on selected dates. Please consult our Front Desk to know if it will be available closer to your arrival date and to check for nearby alternatives.

No. The hotel does not provide kitchen facilities to our guests. However, we do have a restaurant on-site open between 17:30 and 20:30. Please contact our Front Desk if you wish to book a table.

The hotel is a great place to spy the Northern Lights as there isn’t much light pollution.

Hofskirkja Church

This is the last turf church built in the old Icelandic architectural style. Located just two minutes away from the hotel, Hofskirkja Church is one of six remaining churches in Iceland that are preserved as historical monuments. 

Ingólfshöfði Nature Reserve

Located near Hof, Ingólfhöfði is a high cliff formation on the south-east coast of Iceland. The headland is the residence for nesting seabirds such as puffins, fulmars, razorbill, and common murres. Don’t forget your binoculars!

Skaftafell Nature Reserve

Located just a ten-minute drive from Hof, Skaftafell is a hiker’s paradise, situated within Vatnajökull National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The area reveals superb views of Hvannadalshnjúkur, Iceland’s highest peak, and the country’s largest valley glacier. 

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Located a 30-minute drive from the hotel, this is the most dramatic glacier lagoon in Iceland. In the summertime, take a boat ride on Jökulsárlón and sail among bobbing icebergs, originating from Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier.

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