Fosshotel Barón Standard Double or Twin Room
Standard Double or Twin Room
Fosshotel Baron Bar
Fosshotel Baron Bar
Fosshotel Barón Breakfast Area
Breakfast Area
Fosshotel Barón Breakfast Area
Breakfast Area
Fosshotel Barón
Deluxe Double or Twin Room
Fosshotel Barón Exterior
Fosshotel Barón
Fosshotel Barón Lounge
Lounge
Fosshotel Barón Standard Double or Twin Room
Standard Double or Twin Room
Fosshotel Baron Bar
Fosshotel Baron Bar
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Fosshotel Baron

A historic hotel which stands prominently in the heart of Reykjavík, near the seafront and a short walk from Reykjavik's harbor.

A historic hotel which stands prominently in the heart of Reykjavík, near the seafront and a short walk from Reykjavik's harbor.

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Fosshotel Baron

Just steps away from the waterside, Fosshotel Baron is an excellent base for a stay in Reykjavik.

Reykjavik’s waterfront is a huge part of the city’s identity. Meaning “smokey bay” in Icelandic, Reykjavik was one of the first places Viking settlers landed on the rocky shores of Iceland. As a result, the marina is a spectacular place to explore as part of any stay in Iceland’s capital.

The hotel itself has connections to more recent history. Fosshotel Baron’s origin reaches back to the 19th century, as one part of the hotel sits within the first concrete building ever constructed in Reykjavík, built in 1898. The building was intended to be a dairy farm built by a French Baron and both the name of the street and the name of the hotel are derived from this background.

In this incredible location, the possibilities are truly endless. Enjoy a scenic walk by the seaside, visit the prestigious Harpa Concert Hall and try some of Reykjavík's great restaurants and cafés, all just a short distance from the hotel. Fosshotel Baron is an accessible and comfortable stay after a long day of seeing the best of Reykjavik’s marina.

Looking for a little extra to fill out your stay? With 7 Reykjavik locations, we are experts in what the city has to offer. Take a look at our recommendations for the top 10 things to do in Reykjavik before your trip to make the most of your time here.

Accommodation

Enjoy a getaway with local and historic charm.

Fosshotel Baron features 120 rooms in downtown Reykjavík, some of which are historically themed reflecting the history of the hotel. The variety of room categories and central location make it perfect for individual travellers, families, and groups alike.

Accommodation

Top 3 Things to Do in Reykjavík

The Northern Lights

One of the biggest draws to Iceland is the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, a striking natural phenomenon that causes the sky to light up with streaks of dancing colors. The best time to see the Northern Lights in Iceland is between September and April on a dark and cloudless night. You’ll want to escape from the light pollution of Reykjavik but tours can easily be arranged from the city.

The Golden Circle

A popular sightseeing route within easy reach of Reykjavík is Iceland’s Golden Circle, a tour of some of the best attractions in the southwest of the country. Famous sights such as the historical Þingvellir National Park, the awe-inspiring Geysir Geothermal Area and the mighty Gullfoss waterfall are all situated on this route - none are further than a two-hour drive from the capital.

Whale-watching

There’s no better place to book a whale-watching tour than Reykjavík; boats leave daily from the old harbor, just minutes from the center. The main types of whales that are usually spotted in Faxaflói Bay are minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, humpback whales and harbor porpoises - sightings of these majestic creatures are most likely during the summer months.

FAQ

  • Standard check in time is 3pm local hotel time and check-out time is 12pm local hotel time. 

  • You can contact the hotel and request an early check in and/or late check-out for additional charge. This is based on availability and possible to request via the welcome email guests receive shortly before arrival.

    If you arrive earlier, the reception will gladly store your baggage in the baggage area until your room is ready.

  • Public parking is available and parking garages nearby. The hotel cannot reserve parking.

  • There is a range of tours and activities available in and around Reykjavík.

    Book here

  • Yes, dogs are allowed at the hotel. To request a dog friendly room when booking, it is important that you inform us in the comment box. To guarantee the room, you'll have to contact the hotel. 

    More about our furry friends. See our pet policy. 

  • Bookings made on the website can be changed or cancelled via link in the booking confirmation email. 

  • Yes there is a charging station in front of the hotel.

  • Breakfast is served from 7am-10am. 

  • Yes.