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Hotel Selja is situated in a perfect location that allows visiting all the sites of interest of south Iceland.

For example, Seljalandsfoss waterfall: 8 minutes, Gluggafoss waterfall: 13 minutes, Ferry for Westman Islands: 13 minutes, Skogafoss waterfall and Skogar museum: 30 minutes, Solheimajokull glacier: 35 minutes, Airplane wreck: 35 minutes, Dyrholaey Nature Reserve: 50 minutes, Reynisfjara black beach: 55 minutes, Vik town: 55 minutes.

This is why our guests book many nights, so they avoid the inconvenience of changing hotels every day.

Hotel Selja is located by the road n. 250 “Dimonarvegur” in front of the great volcano Eyjafjallajökull, 15 min. from the town of Hvolsvöllur, 1,5 hours from Reykjavik, 2 hours from the international airport of Keflavik.

Hotel Selja

Blue Lagoon

The warm waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulfur and bathing in the Blue Lagoon is an experience to do at least once in life

Dyrholaey Natural Reserve

The huge Dyrhólaey arch is a unique formation in the World. The magnificent view from the top of the promontory on the cliffs where the largest bird colonies live.

Eyjafjallajokull Glacier and volcano

The famous volcano that erupted in 2010 is located under the same glacier at an altitude of 1.666m. Is worth reach the top in superjeep.

Gullfoss waterfall

The golden waterfall is one of the most famous and impressive Iceland waterfalls, it is formed by two jumps that disappear into a narrow and deep canyon.

Haifoss waterfall

It is one of the highest Icelandic waterfalls, the river falls into the canyon for 122m. the top view is impressive.

Hekla volcano

We do not have to wonder if but when this volcano erupts, the volcano Hekla is the most active of the Icelandic volcanoes, its latest eruption dates back to 2000

Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon

One of Iceland's most famous attractions is the spectacular glacial lagoon where big icebergs make the magic atmosphere.

Kerid crater

Is a volcanic crater colored from red to yellow to black, offers a great view from the top on the blue water lake.

Krisuvik hot spring area

One of the most impressive Icelandic landscapes, a geothermal area of extraordinary beauty with unreal colors surrounded by hot springs.

Landmannalaugar Natural Reserve

Pearl of the central highlands is a famous region with colored mountains and wonderful landscapes. Big contrast between black obsidian and the green moss, it's impossible to describe it with words.

Laugarvatn Fontana geothermal spa

A unique experience of the geothermal springs. Soak in a natural pool, try the steam rooms or, for the venturesome, take a dip in the lake.

Myrdalsjokull glacier and Katla volcano

The fourth largest glacier, will give you incredible emotions. The Volcano Katla is one of the largest volcanoes in the northern hemisphere, one of the most powerful in the world.

Reynisfjara black beach

The legend tells that two trolls, in an attempt to drag a ship to the ground, were turned into stone from daylight, giving rise to the rocks of Reynisdrangar.

Secret Lagoon geothermal spa

The lagoon was made in 1891 and is the oldest hot spring swimming pool in Iceland. Through the ages, it has been a tradition to take a bath in the warm water from the hot springs.

Seljalandsfoss waterfall

65 meters high, is sweet and dancing like a wedding veil. It is also wonderful to walk behind it, but it is only possible in summer time.

Skaftafell National Park

The largest national park in Europe, active volcanoes, huge glaciers, powerful rivers and black sandy plains to visit through its many trails.

Skogafoss waterfall

25 meters wide for 60 falls is the most famous Icelandic waterfall, easy to reach and admire in all its splendor.

Thingvellir National Park

Thingvellir National Park is one of the most appreciated Icelandic National Parks, declared UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of the few places in the world where you can touch the tectonic plates!

Thorsmork National Reserve

You cannot avoid visiting the Thorsmork Nature Reserve, a beautiful volcanic landscape and view of three glaciers, full of hiking trails, it's the paradise for hikers.

Vatnajokull Glacier

The largest glacier in Europe with an area of 8200 Kmq. Below it there are also several active volcanoes including Grimsvotn and Bardarbunga.

Westman Islands

Archipelago of 14 islands rich in wildlife, especially birds. Formed by the eruption of underwater volcanoes, the most famous occurred on Heimaey on the 1973 and increasing the island's size of 2.3 square kilometers.

Geysir Hot Springs Natural Reserve

It is considered the oldest known geyser. The same geyser word comes from Geysir, in turn derived from the Icelandic verb meaning "erupting".

Hjalparfoss waterfall

Meaning the "helping falls", is a joy to photograph in any season, although the fall is the most spectacular due to the autumn colors of the vegetation.

Seljavallalaug geothermal pool

Is located in a narrow valley, in the mountains at the foot of the Eyjafjallajokull glacier. The warm water comes through the rocks from a natural hot spring.

Fjallsárlón glacial lagoon

This glacial lagoon is less known and less visited and it is for this reason that the excited emotions are very strong.

ideal LOCATION for Northern Lights

no light pollution PERFECT vision

day tours

Hotel Selja is located in a strategic place from where it is possible to visit all the interesting sites.
Hotel Selja offer many kind of Day Tours, choose your favourite from the list below

Selja Restaurant is open

Breakfast: from 8:30 to 10:00

Lunch: Lunch packs available on request

Dinner: on request

Dinner for groups only available by reservation at least 3 days in advance


Hotel Selja offers 12 spacious (18-20 m2) and cozy non-smoking rooms with a private bathroom, large shower and great view. Single, Double/Twin, Triple and wheelchair accessible rooms.

From the rooms you can have a great view over the famous glacier-volcanoes Eyjafjallajökull and Katla, Þórsmörk glacial valley, Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Vestmann islands and the beautifull Northern Lights!

check-in: 4-7 p.m. check-out: 11 a.m.

18/20 m2
Parquet floor
Independent heating
Breakfast buffet
Quality Towels
Coffe and tea maker
High-Speed Wi-Fi
Satellite Flat TV
Wheelchair accessible
Entire unit located on ground floor

The Hotel
breakfast room


Hotel Selja is a brand new hotel that opened in June 2018.

To integrate with local architectures and not to pollute the landscape, from the outside the hotel looks like a typical Icelandic farm but inside, the style is essential and elegant, all the furniture has been made in Italy by small artisans to offer the highest quality and attention to details that distinguishes the Made in Italy brand all over the world.

From the rooms you can have a great view over the famous glacier-volcanoes Eyjafjallajökull and Katla, Þórsmörk glacial valley, Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Vestman islands and the magic Northern Lights!!!


Situated in the heart of south Iceland, it is the ideal location to visit all the sights and see Northern Lights


12 spacious (18-20 m2) cozy non-smoking rooms with private bathroom and large shower.


The entire unit is on the groundfloor and is fully wheelchair accessible. There are no steps or stairs

blue lagoon


From our rooms you can have a great view over the famous glacier-volcanoes Eyjafjallajökull and Katla, Þórsmörk valley, Seljalandsfoss waterfall and Vestmann islands


Because the hotel is located in the middle of the untouched nature, there is no light pollution and then, it is the ideal location to see the beautiful Northern Lights.


FREE Private parking, FREE High Speed Wi-fi, Breakfast buffet, Lunch packs.


Hotel Selja is located on the road n. 250 “Dimonarvegur” in front of the great volcano Eyjafjallajökull, just 5 min. from the famous waterfall Seljalandsfoss, only 15 min. from the town of Hvolsvöllur, 1,5 hours from Reykjavik, 2 hours from the international airport of Keflavik.

Hotel Selja




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