Set on a farm by Vatnajökull National Park, just 1,969 feet from the Ring Road, is this family-owned guest house. It offers a furnished terrace and an on-site restaurant with bar. Views of the surrounding mountains can be enjoyed from all rooms at Guesthouse Skálafell, along with wooden floors and a wardrobe. Some have a private bathroom, while others have access to shared facilities. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas, such as the communal TV lounge. Skálafell’s breakfast buffet provides homemade jams, pancakes and waffles, while dishes made from local produce and meat are served for dinner. Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon is 24.9 miles away and Skálafellsjökull Glacier is 1.9 miles from the guest house. Other area activities include hiking, jeep excursions and horseback riding trips.