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Hotel Hofdabrekka

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Hofoabrekku, Vik 871, Iceland
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Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Vik
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boca Raton, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After trekking around all day this was a great stop. Really cute rooms. very sweet staff. We sat in the lobby and they poured us a whisky as we unwinded and warmed up. Then we went in the hot tub which was awesome. Perfect end to our day. Breakfast was great!! I would stay here absolutely again..and probably stay longer.

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Walldorf, Germany
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59 reviews 59 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food here is expensive (as usual in Iceland), but the fish is fresh and freshly prepared. We tried the smoked salmon, followed by the fried trout, and we were satisfied. Also, the Viking beer is cold and good :-) Free (and fast by Islandic standards) wlan everywhere.

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Walldorf, Germany
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139 reviews 139 reviews
139 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has the distinct feel of a country hostal for school groups. In fact there were a few school classes while we stayed. Our room actually was quite good but it really lacked some charm. Breakfast was not great but OK. Price was not over the top.

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Needed a place to stay while travelling with my parents and partner. Saw this place in a guidebook and decided to take a chance. Rooms were perfect, staff were friendly, and everything was clean. The hot tub and sauna were amazing after a long day of exploring around Vik and loved the option to cook for ourselves. There was even... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here on the way back from the Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon. This hotel was the closest available to the lagoon on our westward trail at the time we booked. We stayed at the lagoon until sunset began and made it to the hotel shortly after it was truly dark (it gets dark very slowly in August). Even though we... More

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Felixstowe
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Came with a short Aurora tour 28Feb/1 March with Snaelland Grimsson. Comfy spacious room (55). Kettle but no tea/coffee. Soap dispenser not working. Meals good. Helpful staff. Didn't try the outside hot tub. Several km outside Vík so you would need own transport if you wanted to eat out. Would stay again. Good base for south Iceland.

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Mississauga, Canada
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We were two couples at the end of our trip to Iceland and decided to stay in Vik as a half way point between the Glacier Lagoon and Reykjavik. We had a wonderful night. The rooms were clean, modern and the beds were very comfortable. The hotel staff were extremely friendly. We did dine at the restaurant attached to the... More

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Boston Lincolnshire
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

We were part of an unusually large coach party of 49 and had no control over the choice of hotel. We arrived at Hotel Katla Hofdabrekka in the dark and allocated room 65 in what I’m guessing is the most recently built block. Had I read some of the Tripadvisor comments before arriving I would have dreaded going anywhere near... More

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Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Hmm. Anywhere other than Iceland, this hotel would've garnered 2 stars. I couldn't believe it was the highest rated place in Vik... until we stayed in another property the next night. It might be the best place in Vik- just know that isn't saying a whole lot. The Good: Staff is courteous. Free wifi in the restaurant was really nice-... More

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Madrid, Spain
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42 reviews 42 reviews
31 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Hotel Hafdabrekka didn't have the charm that some of the other guesthouses did, but it was a fine place to stay. Our room was spacious and comfortable. The bathroom was particularly large. We were in the newer section of the hotel and our room was very quiet. The hotel did play host to several bus-loads of tourist groups, so it... More

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Also Known As:
Hofdabrekka Hotel Vik
Address: Hofoabrekku, Vik 871, Iceland
Location: Iceland > South Region > Vik
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
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Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Vik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Hofdabrekka 3*
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