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Vatnsholt

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Vatnsholt 2, Selfoss 801, Iceland
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Ranked #7 of 18 Selfoss B&B and Inns
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    4 of 5 stars
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Boulder, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When my friend and I arrived here, we could not figure out why in the world we had booked here. We still don't know, although we both tried to blame the other. The rooms were barely adequate, but they were adequate. And although it's self catering for meals other than breakfast, they had some very delicious beer on tap, which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a superb location ....... good amenities despite being 7 km from the main road the accommodation was clean spacious and had everything you need. The on-site entertainment was also well suited to kids and adults alike, football, football golf, table tennis, table football........ the staff very friendly and the food was exceptional.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We wanted to stay here because I thought it would be fun for my daughter to be on a farm in Iceland. She loved it! Labradors, horses, a raven, a bulldog, and more. The room was extremely comfortable and breakfast was good. It was close to Selfoss and we had one of the best dinners of our lives at a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Very basic but charming hostel/hotel. The hotel is the Icelandic equivalent of faulty towers but for all the good reasons. Yes it is basic but the people are friendly l, the rooms are clean and the welcome you receive is a warm one. Mostly used for school trips and backpackers but the room we stayed in was the family room... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

If you are after luxury this is not the place for you. But if you are after down to earth farm house experience with the most knowledgeable host we have met, you will not want to miss this place. The rooms and amenities are good but Joe 'the boss', is the friendliest guy we have met educating us about the... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We went on a sixth form Iceland trip and this was our 3rd stay. 1) such welcoming and nice people 2) great food 3) amazing scenery 4) the Decor was beautifully traditional only fault was the room size

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was our worst stay in Iceland. The corner room was spacious with big windows, beds fairly comfortable, and we managed to catch our best sighting of the Northern lights from here (but that's obviously not because the guesthouse can control the aurora), BUT I would say that the owner has a money-making enterprise going. We checked in before dinner... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

When we arrived at this place we couldn't believe our eyes: it was like entering an animal farm. What an experience. We were welcomed by a very friendly lady who showed us around first and after that brought us to our room in a seperate building. It must be said: the en-suite room was clean and somewhat decorated, but in... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

When you like a warm welcome you are in the right spot. The owners will do everything to make your stay a memorable one. Nice food. Nice staff. Nice surroundings. Nice place to start exploring the southern part of Iceland and/or the golden triangle area.

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

While we nearly got lost trying to find it, Vatnsholt was a wonderful place to stay. When we checked in at 6pm, the proprietor asked if we'd like dinner, it sounded like a great idea as we could then walk home after and wouldn't have to drive into town. After settling into the cozy cottage, we arrived at 730 as... More 

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