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Gjaargardur Guesthouse

Gjogv, Eysturoy FO-476, Faroe Islands
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Staying at Gjáargarður is a great experience. The hosts are very personal and professional at the same time making your stay really comfortable. The food is nice - a great part of it home-made. The place is recommended for all sorts of travellers - large groups, backpackers or just a couple away for the weekend. And the surroundings are of... More 

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Clare, sUffolk,England
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35 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We stayed 2 nights in the annexe-I think these were the superior rooms- and were very comfortable. The breakfast was very good as were the evening meals. Service was impeccable.The little commune is fascinating, and in a stunningly beautiful location.

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18 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Every visitor to the Faroe Islands needs to stay here... We stayed in the Alcoves and it was fantastic.. There was places to put our bags etc in a rollaway drawer and then the bed is in a little alcove that has sliding doors.. When in the alcove it is very comfy and has a window in the roof that... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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38 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Stayed for two nights at the annex (which I suppose is the hotel part of this guesthouse). The landscape in Gjogv is very lovely and the weather couldn't have been better (which of course made the stay even more perfect). Breakfast ok with Faroese standards. Dinner was more or less the same price as other guesthouses and tasted good. They... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

just visited the Faroes, beautiful and remote. Was supposed to stay in this hotel/guesthouse. Unfortunately the road up to the place is ridiculous. It may be ok for people that are used to driving in (my opinion) hazardous road conditions (very narrow with winding hairpin bends, no barriers and still going up and up). But I was not, after suffering... More 

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Kapellen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We stayed in the alcove. First we thought, it's so small, but it is big enough and very cosy. Very friendly people. We had a nice stay, diner was very good. The surroundings are amazing. We hiked up to the mountain and the sight was incredible.

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Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

The setting for the guesthouse is superb. The views of the sea, the village of Gjogv and the sea were stunning. Fjord cliff lines, mountains and rural life are all visible from the rooms. The evening meals, a set menu, were simple but very good. The rooms were clean with great bathroom facilities. My only complaint would be that the... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We stopped in at the Guesthouse hoping for a bite to eat. THe kitchen had already closed (the bright nights had our times mixed up!) But they still made us yummy pancakes and coffee! Very friendly service!

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Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
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22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The location is very good for tours in Faroer. Quiet and beautiful scenery. The highest mountain with stunning view on the islands is just a view kilometers away. We stayed in the Annex building, so no noise from other rooms, but also no Wifi. Dinner was one day excellent local food (buffet), the other day ok cantine food. The staff... More 

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La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Very nice place to stay. The host and his staff is very nice and smiling all the time. Breakfeast buffet is good and dinner was like if Mum has cooked it :) Location is very good with a beautiful view on the village and the sea.

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Address: Gjogv, Eysturoy FO-476, Faroe Islands
Location: Faroe Islands > Eysturoy > Gjogv
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 14
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