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Stykkisholmur, Flatey Island 345, Iceland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hampshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very relaxing and enjoyable stay from start to finish, just wish we had stayed longer. Staying on an island with just 40 residents we didn't really know what to expect. The island is small and easy to walk around. We were treated to some excellent close up views of a variety of sea birds and and enjoyed a quiet... More

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Orlando, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This is in fact the only hotel on the island. The rooms are spacious, the food is very good, and the people are very friendly and helpful. All in all it was a very pleasant experience. Sharing the bathroom and the showers was not as dramatic as we expected.

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Cork, Ireland
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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

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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73 reviews 73 reviews
19 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

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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Senior Contributor
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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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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
29 helpful votes 29 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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565 reviews 565 reviews
95 hotel reviews
471 helpful votes 471 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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Address: Stykkisholmur, Flatey Island 345, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Westfjords Region > Flatey Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 13
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