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Skalanes House

Skalanes | Hafnargata 42, Seydisfjordur 710, Iceland
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chicago, Illinois
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26 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is my perfect spot. Not too fancy, good food, remote, peaceful. My only regret is not staying a few days instead of the one night we had. We didn't have a 4x4 and the road out was slow going and rough but we made it. We had called from town that we were on our way and the host,... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

After one of the most scariest drives I've ever had crossing 3 rivers by car, we arrived at Skalanes. I felt like I entered the end of the world. There is just this lovely red house and then a big ocean. Nothing else. We have a nice room, but the pillow is hardly a pillow. That is also my only... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

10 days in Iceland was experience I will never forget and staying at Skalanes Lodge was the highlight of the entire trip. It all started with fording 3 rivers in our rental SUV and not knowing if we were going to make it. We did and upon arrival we felt like we got in paradise. The air, the lupin, the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed for two days in this wonderfully remote place with fabulous views of the hills and fjord. Nothing was too much trouble for the guys from getting us across the rivers to feeding us really well. It was a relaxed location which you could truly feel at home in many of its wonderfully comfortable rooms. The walk out to... More 

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San Francisco, California
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

When you have to ford several rivers and chase away hatchling birds to arrive at your destination, it's something special. Skalanes is far from a typical place to stay in several respects. Its more of a nature preserve that you get to stay at. The walks around the place are breathtaking. The food, prepared by the clan of 20-somethings that... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I have been to Skalanes twice now and every time it is extremely comfortable and enjoyable. The people are very friendly and the area it's located is (in my strong opinion) the most beautiful place in the world! Excellent location for hiking, bird/seal/whale watching, and relaxing :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I haven't given this place 5 stars because it is fairly basic, in that it's a rustic farmhouse, with a shared bathroom. It is also quite hard to reach; we were in a 4x4 but still could not cross the first of 3 rivers en route, so had to picked up by the staff in their vehicle on the other... More 

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Address: Skalanes | Hafnargata 42, Seydisfjordur 710, Iceland
Location: Iceland > East Region > Seydisfjordur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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