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Guesthouse Egilsstadir

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Lake Logurinn, Egilsstadir, Iceland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited for a mid-road trip lunch. The food was top-notch, as was the coffee. Gorgeous decor. Most surprisingly, as well as the food being amazing, everything was affordable - for example, the Lobster salad (pictured) for about 1900 ISK. A great surprise given the general cost of eating out in Iceland. Would definitely go back!!

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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This guesthouse was great!. Our room on the fourth floor was large with a delightful view of the setting sun over the lake. It was clean and modern with an elevator. Staff were cheerful and obliging. My husband was not well and when enquiring about the whereabouts of a doctor, a staff member volunteered to accompany him. There was also... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was amazing and over looking the lake,It was a great nitght for a walk. We had dinner in the restaurant which was outstanding.The only reason it didn't get a 5 was the spa was under construction and we couldnt see it or rate it.

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Herndon, Virginia, United States
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54 reviews 54 reviews
22 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This place was really awesome, super comfortable and great staff helping you out. I wouldn't call it a guesthouse and it felt more like a hotel. Egilsstadir is a bigger city coming from all the southern small places that we were at. It has the most beautiful view of the lake (rooms can view the lake as ours did) and... More 

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Pocklington, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We were on a tour of the island and stayed here one night. The name guest house is slightly misleading as it was a glorious hotel, so don't be put off. Large comfy rooms and gorgeous walk-in showers. We were charged to fill up our flasks with tea and coffee, which were haven't been charged at any other hotels on... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed here in the latter part of October just after the first snow of the year. We were pleasantly surprised to see that the Guesthouse had recently been expanded and given the time of year, was rather quiet. The accommodations were very nice and the location is by the river, about 2 blocks from the town (one of the... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We were a group of friends touring and trekking in Iceland. We found this place as the best in our tour. The impressive big building stands near by the small town but you feels in outside farm with all the beautiful nature around. There is also a dairy were you can buy the farm products. In the town, not far... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The hotel has recently been extended and the extension had only been opened for two months. It was very impressive with lots of natural wood and character. Rooms and facilities were excellent, (our bedroom overlooked the lake) a restaurant which is very well known for its great cooking and very convenient for facilities being very close to shops and other... More 

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Brighton, England
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Guesthouse Egilsstadir was one of our stops on our self-drive round Iceland. After some slight apprehension on first seeing the hotel (externally somewhat austere and lacking in allure (as with so many of the hotels we have seen on this visit) were greeted with a pleasant welcome at reception in the well designed and furnished entrance foyer.. We were given... More 

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London
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This hotel is on the edge of a small town although it has the look and feel of being way out in the countryside. There is a modern shopping mall a short walk away with banks and a very nice coffee shop as well as supermarkets. It is near a small airstrip. The hotel is new with good food, good... More 

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