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Hotel Edda Nesjum

Hofn 781, Iceland
Hotel Edda Nesjum
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Gland, Switzerland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We wanted to get a hotel on the east side of Iceland as we were planning to see the iceberg and glaciers. This is one of the rare option that I found in that area for a reasonable price. I have to say that we were agreeably surprised ! First of all, when I reserved, I booked a room with... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This place is just simple lodging and it suited our purposes perfectly! We arrived late, after dinner in Hofn and then left the next morning at 07:30am. We paid Euros cash and found it to be a great value. The front desk was helpful and accommodating - very kind & sweet. Some of the previous reviews are a bit harsh... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We have now stayed at a number of guesthouses in rooms with shared facilities. This one is my least favorite. The rooms are outdated to the point that the walls have cracks with some things covering them and you see the old, stained mattress with just a sheet over it. The furnishings are worn and old. The rooms have no... More 

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Sydney
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105 reviews 105 reviews
94 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Was a little unsure how we'd find this place as neither Google Maps or our Garmin GPS recognised the address and it also goes under two names which is also a little confusing (a third now looking at Tripadvisor). Whilst driving along just had to keep our eyes peeled & eventually saw the sign saying 'Hotel Jokull' - remember that... More 

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New Jersey
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

The room was small with virtually no amenities (such as TV or mini-fridge or coffee maker, etc). However, the room was clean and bright, and I would have probably rated the hotel average but for the fact that it did not have free Wi-Fi (or, indeed, any Wi-Fi) in the hotel rooms.

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London, United Kingdom
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

It is a summer only place I believe. It is 7-8km outside Hofn, so you'll need transport to go in to Hofn. It is really a hostel, with a restaurant and a drinks' licence. The room was newly decorated, clean, comfortable bed and bedding. Great view out of the window of the glacier - hence the name! - and the... More 

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Minnesota
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54 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I was a bit nervous about staying in this hotel because we never stay where we have to share a bathroom located down the hall. However, I was pleasantly surprised with this hotel. Our room was very basic. It was almost like a dorm room but what more do you need for a one night stay on our way around... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Well located by the Ring Road this hotel is an acceptable place to spend the night as you head round Iceland. Lack of competition means that prices in season are higher than you think they should be and the hotel is functional at best, but it is clean and convenient. The restaurant was shut when we stayed, but you will... More 

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Barcelona, España
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38 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Höfn doesn't have many choices when it comes to accommodation, so the local Edda hotel seemed a good option, even if a little expensive. It is clean and correct, rooms are dorm-style (as in many Edda hotels) and breakfast is ok. Free wifi at the lounge, but no computers for the guests. As for food, take your car and go... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

Stopped for one night at Edda near Höfn during a trip in the South of Iceland. The location is pretty good - right by the ring road but in a quiet area, and close enough to the small city of Höfn. Unfortunately the hotel itself was not as good, being closer in quality to a hostel than a hotel: the... More 

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