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Icelandair Hotel Klaustur is a comfortable country hotel in a spectacular surroundings. Klaustur is renowned for its mild and good weather and there is a magnificent view from the hotel of Vatnajökull glacier, the largest one in Europe, and Sidufjoll mountains. It is a short distance from Icelandair Hotel Klaustur to many beautiful natural wonders of Iceland, like Jökulsarlon glacial lagoon and Skaftafell National Park.

At Icelandair Hotel Klaustur we place great emphasis on providing excellent and personal service and serving first-rate catering. Beautiful and stylish Scandinavian design characterizes the hotel.

The Guestrooms at Icelandair Hotel Klaustur are decorated with modern colors and rich furnishings to a high standard and offer all the amenities you would expect. Some rooms also provide tea and coffeemaking equipment. Suites add separate living rooms.

Guestrooms Feature:

  • LCD TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Free WiFi 


First-class restaurant
Icelandair Hotel Klaustur’s restaurant seats as many as 150 people so is ideal for both quiet meals and large gatherings. Adding to the restaurant’s finery, spectacular views compliment your food beautifully and make the experience all the more memorable. Lamb and trout, often local produce, are just some of delicious dishes on offer so, with first-class lunch and dinner menus, the restaurant provides the perfect dining experience.

Restaurant opening hours for dinner:
18:00 – 21:30 (1 June – 15 September)
18:30 – 21:00 (16 September – 31 May)

The Hotel Bar
The hotel bar has recently been renovated to give it an even cozier atmosphere. It is an ideal place to sit down and relax, whether before or after dinner.

The new terrace is really popular during summer days. Enjoy a moment outside surrounded by nature, with drinks and snacks. You are also allowed to dance on our terrace if you want to and it´s an excellent place to mingle with both locals and other guests.

The bar is open from 12:00(pm) – 00:00.

Breakfast Buffet
Every morning we offer a delicious breakfast buffet at:

07:00 – 09:30 (1 June – 15 September)

07:30 – 09:30 (16 September – 31 May)

Klaustur Arctic char
Widely considered the best trout available, we’re proud that the renowned Klaustur Arctic char is on our menu. It is raised in the water that comes directly from under the Skaftáreldahraun lava field. We serve the Klaustur Arctic char either freshly grilled or smoked.

On The Map: The village Kirkjubæjarklaustur; often referred to locally as just Klaustur) is a village in the south of Iceland on the hringvegur (road no. 1 or Ring Road) between Vík í Mýrdal, and Höfn. It is part of the municipality of Skaftárhreppur and has about 120 inhabitants.

Kirkjubæjarklaustur’s geographical location makes it better known than other villages its size. It is the only place between Vík and Höfn which offers services, which includes a fuel station, a bank, a post office and a supermarket. Nearby tourist attractions include the Laki craters, the Eldgjá and Skaftafell, all in Vatnajökull National Park. An attraction close to the village is Kirkjugólf (“Church floor”), a natural pavement of basalt. These are basalt columns in the earth, but only the tops can be seen, and as the name suggests, they have the appearance of a paved church floor. This lava formation has similar origins to the Giant’s Causeway in Ireland. All these attractions contribute to Kirkjubæjarklaustur being a popular stopping point for tourists.

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