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Barustigur 2, Vestmannaeyjar 900, Iceland
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Hotel Eyjar
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Turin, Italy
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It took us some time to find the hotel, as, when we arrived at the listed address, we took it for a house. We hen phoned the manager and he came over to greet us. The interior is nice, modern, very clean. The studio was clean, roomy and comfortable, with a small kitchen and private bathroom. Breakwast wasn't that great;... More 

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

The outside is discret, but the inside is really charming with paintings, room/studio fully equipped, with lot of windows. The owner is super nice, and make everything to serve you. Really good and generous breakfast. The location is perfect, just near the ferry station.

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Dallas, TX
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73 reviews 73 reviews
23 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I made my reservations via email and booked 2 rooms for our family of 5- we arrived on the early ferry (book in advance- super easy) and Johnson, our host, was kind enough to offer us breakfast, which was great! Our rooms weren't ready but he was happy to let us leave our bags there while we explored. We had... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The studio was dirty: you can see nothing from the windows as they are extremely dirty but it's understandable because of the weather conditions... But! brown spots on the bed sheets, dust everywhere, very dirty fridge with the rest of food from previous guests, generally dirty kitchen, the towels were not white anymore but grey, blood on the radiator in... More 

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We had booked a room through the hotel manager Thorstur a few months ahead of our stay. We confirmed twice that we had the room about a two weeks before arriving on Haimaey Island. We never received any confirmation number. Finally, one week before our arrival, Thorstur sends us an e-mail saying that he has no rooms because they are... More 

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Reykjavík, Iceland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I always prefer small apartments or studios, if I can get them the same price or even cheaper than hotel rooms.To have a kitchenette with basic utensils, a sitting area and some private space makes all the difference for me when traveling. Hotel Eyjar was therefore the ideal place the stay. And the location is really nice,just by the harbour,... More 

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Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Beautiful rooms, apartments and private rooms. You can also book a bunk bed. Everything is brand new and very clean and comfy. There is an excellent restaurant at the ground floor that you can´t miss.

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Hove, UK
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We had booked to stay at Hotel Eyjar for 5 nights in July 2012. When we got there (at 8am in the morning) we were met by the owner who was very friendly but explained that we were unable to stay there. They had a large fire last November and a lot of the building was destroyed (no-one was hurt... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
29 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011

The owner was a great host , he helped us out multiple times. The restaurants in the area are extremely expensive, having a kitchenette and supermarket nearby is nice option. Perfect location near the port. Just made our trip that more special at the Westman Islands

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Sydney Australia
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113 reviews 113 reviews
53 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2008

We recently stayed in the Hotel Eyjar unexpectedly. We were on a day tour to the Westmann Islands and the airport was fogged in, so we had to stay overnight and catch the ferry out the next day. The hotel accommodated us ( and the rest of the tour group) at short notice. We are a family of four and... More 

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Address: Barustigur 2, Vestmannaeyjar 900, Iceland
Location: Iceland > South Region > Westmann Islands > Heimaey Island > Vestmannaeyjar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 317
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