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Hotel Dyrholaey

Brekkum 1, Vik IS-871, Iceland
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Hotel Dyrholaey
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Ranked #5 of 6 Hotels in Vik
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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norfolk uk
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12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rather an unusual experience as the hotel is at the top of a fairly long and steep gravel track, however the views are spectacular when you get there. We visited 'off season' (early May) when there were few other guests. The hotel is quite large and presumably caters for large numbers of people, or coach parties, in the main season.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is just off the road, in a hill which gives you great views! The room was in the newest building but furniture didn't seem that new. Breakfast buffet was ok, we took a table by the window to enjoy the views. However, this is not a hotel I would especially recommend.

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Montefiascone, Italy
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60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights and were able to travel around Iceland and see the water falls, the geysers, parks do some shopping and go to the magnificent beach that you see from the hotel. The hotel looks like a 1950's barracks - but inside it is clean and rooms perfect. WI-FI was perfect too. We had dinner here... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We arrived late afternoon to what can only be described as a building site (it reminded me of Carry on Abroad). I thought I had come to the wrong place. The car park was extremely muddy from the building work. We were greeted by a friendly lady who explained that we were the only guests staying in the hotel that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights on our first trip to Iceland. This was our first stop and it was an easy 3 hour drive from Keflavik airport on wintery roads. The rooms are very large and well appointed with a great shower and tea/coffee making facilities. The view to the ocean was fantastic. We were made to feel very welcome... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A delightful setting this traditional hotel is a perfect fit for travellers staying for one or two nights. Bedrooms warm,spacious with good en suite facilities (showers). Service reasonable if not a little distant, food was fine, simple but hearty. The hotel is located on near Reynishverfi Beach so it is well placed. It is quiet and sits alone on the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This is a quiet hotel on a hill a few miles outside Vik. There were very few people there the night we stayed (late September), so it was almost eerily quiet. The front desk staffer was kind and patient with our various requests (extra pillows, printing tour confirmations, etc.). The room was fine -- basic but comfortable, private bath, free... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The building looks long and low, traditional Icelandic, not pictorials maybe, but very efficient. The rooms are large, clean and very comfortable, nice bathroom, good beds. The open view from the windows was nice. Dinner was very tasty and excellent breakfast buffet. Most of the staff came from Poland, they were helpful and they did everything to make our stay... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This hotel looks doesn't look at all attractive as you drive up the hill towards it being, looking more like a series of warehouses. However the rooms in the annex where we were sleeping are large, well furnished and comfortable. The breakfast was fine. However, the best thing abut this hotel is its location within easy drive of Vik for... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Spent one night in this hotel and delighted to see it has expanded and upgraded since our last visit. We were housed in one of the newer cabin style rooms which was simply furnished Scandinavian style. Everything clean and modern with spectacular views. The breakfast room was large and a little impersonal, however there was a good choice of food... More 

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