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About Fosshóll

GUESTHOUSE

Guesthouse Fosshóll is located by the Goðafoss gulley only 500 meters away from the Waterfall at the junction of Highway #1 and the Sprengisandur road.

Therefore, it's an ideal stop, before or after, crossing Iceland's interior.

The guesthouse is open May 15th to September 15th - advanced bookings are necessary. Guesthouse Fosshóll offers 21 room most of them with private wc/shower. Rooms have made-up beds only. At Fosshóll there is a free Wi-Fi internet access and free private parking.

At Fosshóll you can also find a camping site with basic services plus a food store and a petrol station.

Goðafoss drops 12 meters (39 feet). Walking paths allow any photo buff to take excellent scenic shots of the glacial fed River Canyon and the waterfall.

RESTAURANT

The Restaurant is in the main building of the Guesthouse, providing a scenic view of the historic Waterfall, Goðafoss.

In the high season the Restaurant is open from 7:30 until 22:00.

All meals available from a menu, beer and wines are also available.

To the brave traveller, we offer some "special Icelandic tortures" such as ...Hákarl (shark) & Brennivín (Icelandic schnapps).

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Did you know that..

  • The Goðafoss (Icelandic: waterfall of the gods or waterfall of the goði) is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Iceland. It is located in the Mývatn district of North-Central Iceland at the beginning of the Sprengisandur highland road. The water of the river Skjálfandafljót falls from a height of 12 meters over a width of 30 meters.
  • In the year 999 or 1000 the Lawspeaker Þorgeir Ljósvetningagoði made Christianity the official religion of Iceland. After his conversion it is said that upon returning from the Alþingi, Þorgeir threw his statues of the Norse gods into the Goðafoss waterfall. Þorgeir's story is preserved in Ari Þorgilsson's Íslendingabók.