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Hotel Glymur

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Hvalfjorder (Whale Fjord) - Northern Shore, Akranes, Iceland
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Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Akranes
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent a week in villa romance, one of the private cabins of Hotel Glymur. The villa was beautiful. One bedroom (with the only king size bed of our 4 hotels in Iceland), good sized bathroom, open living/dining space with full size kitchen and a deck with private hot pot. Décor was very nice and the villa felt very private.... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Perched on a hill with outstanding views across the Fjord - this hotel was, from our perspective, not what we expected from a 4 star. The standard room was small, worn in places, the design felt very dated and lacking real finesse; beds were very small and bed sheets worn - with holes in. Bathrooms, shower only no bath ,... More

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel Glymur was our “indulgence stay” at the end of a long holiday. Situated overlooking the Hvalfjorur and out of town it is a little resort of self-contained comfort. The rooms are two level, having a mezzanine floor for the bed and a sitting area and bathroom on the main level. They are artistically presented; wood and iron with leather... More

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6 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in nicer places for much less. Unimpressed and disappointed given the cost. It is a beautiful location but the villas are designed to be self-catering (supplied with dishes and utensils) but were really lacking. There were industrial paper towels in the paper towel holder (meant for a roll), we had to ask for a knife, the hot... More

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I gave my wife one night and a dinner at Hotel Glymur as a wedding present when we got married in June. We went there a few days after we got married and decided to drive all of Hvalfjord as we had not done it in many years and this was our fist time together. The beauty and quiet we... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent three nights in a cabin here with my wife Positives : great views Nice staff ( happy to lend us a phone charger etc) Spacious cabin Hot tub Negatives : Not much to do in the area (glymur waterfall obviously) Expensive Had two single beds pushed together for our honeymoon. ... How romantic.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The hotel was clean, but the service was terrible. We got no help with bags or even an offer of help. The restaurant, which is in the hotel was poor. Poor service, cold food. By far our worst stop in our Iceland adventure. It seemed like the staff was poorly trained and didn't really care about our satisfaction. Skip it... More

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Reykjavík, Gullbringusysla, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Me and my family went to Hotel Glymur to celebrate a big birthday and it was an unforgettable experience. Great rooms, nice to start the stay in the charming outdoor jacuzzis and the dinner was really delicious. The staff friendly and nice. We were also happy for a great breakfast buffet the next morning, one of the best I have... More

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Milton, Dunscore, Dumfriesshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We stayed in one of the cabins for three nights. It was excellent. Great hot tub with a fantastic view and great reception on TV - kept everyone happy with the world cup on!! Breakfast was a feast and catered for a variety of dietary needs. Beds were very comfortable and everything was spotless. Staff were very helpful - including... More

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The outside appearance of the hotel is quite plain, but inside is a treasure-trove of fascinating art, antiques and artifacts. We had a split-level room with a view of the fjord - it was very pleasant but felt a bit cramped for this price level. And we were very lucky to have brilliant sunshine but this meant the room got... More

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Address: Hvalfjorder (Whale Fjord) - Northern Shore, Akranes, Iceland
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Location: Iceland > West Region > Akranes
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Glymur 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Glymur Hotel Akranes
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