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Stykkisholmur, Flatey Island 345, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
JGrant44 Cork, Ireland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cork, Ireland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
9 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the only hotel on Flatey. Normally the downside would be that bedrooms only have a sink basin and there are shared bathrooms. We were the only ones staying there that night so worked out brilliantly. Our room had a sloping ceiling but fortunately we are both under 6'. Even then we still bumped heads occasionally. However, what a... More

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Lecco, Italy
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53 reviews 53 reviews
15 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this place, quiet place. Very clean and the food very good. The rooms are small but very confortable! The sea is so close and, because there are no cars, you can enjoy the sea voice and birds! Lovable!

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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We traveled in a group of 7 last July and stayed one night at this lovely place. Hotel Flatey completed the rustic, countryside vibe of the Flatey Island. No (or hardly any) cars on the island meant we had to walk from the jetty to the hotel, which was not a problem as it was such a lovely walk. We... More

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Singapore
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

This is lovely and quaint hotel. We arrived by ferry - came in from Brjánslækur and left our car with the ferry, checking into Flatey for one night. The shower and toilet facilities are shared but these are very clean. We are used to private ensuites but found no difficulty adjusting. Dinner at the restaurant was excellent and the sunset... More

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Pawtucket, Rhode Island
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Stayed for one night on Flatey and the hotel was downright exceptional! The room was extra comfy and I loved watching the ducklings outside my seaside window. After scouring the island for puffins and avoiding the dive bombing arctic terns I returned for an amazing meal of fresh cod and root vegetables. This is a true farm/sea to table experience... More

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WEST LINN
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

You get off the ferry wondering what you are going to do on this tiny island for four hours. The next thing you know you are rushing to the ferry wondering where the time went. We did not stay at the Hotel but it would have been wonderful. Such a beautiful setting. We did eat at the restaurant. A limited... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This is a rare find in Iceland - and we know this as tourist guides! Beautiful old wooden buildings, restored to perfection. Rooms and interior decorated in a clean but cosy Scandinavian old fashioned style with lots of beautiful objects. Excellent staff and good food - especially the breakfast must be the best in Iceland. Cosy, sneaky bar underneath the... More

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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549 reviews 549 reviews
95 hotel reviews
454 helpful votes 454 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

The hotel is located on tiny Flatey Island that has only a modest number of residences. Here one can view many birds up close, Puffins, Guillemot, Rednecked Phalarope, Arctic Tern, Red Shank and others. There is a church with a lovely painting on the ceiling depicting life in the village. The hotel is located in several buildings. Rooms are quaint... More

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London, United Kingdom
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170 reviews 170 reviews
37 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We didn't stay at Hotel Flatey during our brief stopover on Flatey Island between ferry rides but we did eat there and the food was delicious. The hotel is located in the main part of the island and is about a 10 minute walk from the quayside where the ferry drops you. The hotel sits amidst some of the few... More

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Reykjavík
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

After a scenic ferry ride to the island of Flatey it was extremely pleasurable to come to the wooden, romantic, country style hotel, the staff were extremely friendly and layed back, rooms very cozy and wonderful to wake up to birds singing outside the window. The food was excellent, service was good, a lot of home made goodies like the... More

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Address: Stykkisholmur, Flatey Island 345, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Westfjords Region > Flatey Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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