We are conveniently situated between Vatnajökull and Lónsöræfi and a short distance from many activities. Such as:

  • Glacier tours by 4 wheel drive and snowmobile; ice climbing
  • Boat trips on the glacial lagoon, Jokulsarlon
  • Trips to Lónsoraefi, bus and walking tours
  • Many excellent walks in the area
  • Excellent opportunities for birdwatching
  • Horseriding nearby
  • Troutfishing in lakes or rivers
  • 9 hole golf course on the edge of the town
  • Heated swimming pool with hot pots



The restaurant Humarhöfnin is based on the ideology of preparing and serving local food. Our langoustine is caught by local boats operating from and landing on the pier you can see through our windows.

We buy our langoustine straight from the fishermen and producers in Höfn which guarantees freshness and quality and all other raw material is produced the region of Ríki Vatnajökuls.

We also decided to have few but good courses on the menu.


Kaffi Hornið brings the best local ingredients to the table right on Höfn’s main road sits Kaffi Hornið, where you can find seafood brought straight from sea to the table and a tempting selection of dishes from filling plates of lamb to salads topped with chicken or lobster. Soup is served daily with homemade bread and a salad bar is open for guests who want a small but filling lunch.


Pakkhús is a new restaurant overlooking the harbour in Höfn í Hornafjörður, southeast Iceland and just beside the new information centre in town. The menu emphasize on local ingredients from the area around the Vatnajökull Region. The house is two storeys where on the 2nd floor is the restaurant which takes 60-100 people seating, depending on the kind of event taking place.

On the menu are local ingredients like langoustine, fish soup, lamb, salted cod, duck & pork, and langoustine pizza.


Hótel Höfn has a variety of refreshments. On the menus you can choose from pizzas to gourmet steaks and lobster feasts. The special on our menu is the lobster as this area is known for lobster fishing and Höfn is known to be “The lobster town” of Iceland.

We do every kind of catering f.ex. birthdays and weddings in our Hotel as well as offering banquets in different places such as on the glacier Vatnajökull, at the glacier lagoon or on the islands in the fjord. On the ground floor is the restaurant Ósinn serving pizzas, fast food and lobster.