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3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Vatnsholt 2, Selfoss 801, Iceland
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Ranked #7 of 16 Selfoss B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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westboro,ma
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59 reviews 59 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This guesthouse was recommended by the owner of the Blue House in Reykjavik as we were traveling though Selfoss next. Room was nice with private bath, and we stayed for dinner: a delicious meal. Place is hard to find, so get good directions before setting out for it, and plan to arrive in daylight. Very nice staff, helpful and accommodating.... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ended up staying in one of the cabins, which as others have noted is extremely small but is also rather cute. We enjoyed it for the novelty, but it probably would have felt a little too cramped if we had stayed more than one night. It was enjoyable being in a farm area as you got to interact with... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night, having been booked by our travel agent. Basic accommodation in small room which had the basics of what you needed but certainly no frills! So no in-room kettle (although one provided in lobby of building); bathroom tiny with small shower. No soap or shampoo. Sadly no storage or hanging space but as we were... More

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Fife, Scotland
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We were booked into the Vatnsholt via our travel agent and we weren't really expecting too much, however I have to say that it surpassed all of our expectations and will certainly be on the list for our next visit. The staff were incredibly helpful and we had the choice of a room in the main block or one of... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We had 2 nights here staying in a room in the White House with a spa bath. Reasonable sized room with views over the farm. Very clean and the bathroom was reasonably sized too although the spa part didn't work so just a bath really with a hand held shower attachment. No room to stand up in to have a... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We stayed at Vatnsholt for two nights in the "Suite with Jacuzzi". Very nice room. The dining / bar / "hang out" area was nice. The breakfast spread is very good -- bread, meats, cheeses, yogurts, juices, etc., and waffles! They even had American breakfast syrup (not pure maple syrup, but it did the job). Dinner was good - certainly... More

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New York City, New York
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22 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Stayed here May 2014. Was too bright to see the northern lights but the location is certainly excellent for doing so when the conditions permit. This property is located off Vatnsholt about an hour from the golden circle and just off route 1/ring road. Finding the place is fairly easy and the setting looks like something out of a travel... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Very friendly staff and a great breakfast. There is only one BUT that made me a bit sad: Please release the raven into the wild and put the dog Fiona on a strict diet, she didn't look to good to be honest (Bulldog owner myself). I would urge every visitor and reviewer to say the same. Poor animals...

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We recently spent four nights at Vatnsholt with a group. The setting was lovely, food and service was wonderful, accommodations were clean and comfortable. Every staff member that we interacted with was friendly and not only made sure we had what we needed, but also took time to share a little bit about their experience and Iceland with us. As... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Really good location after doing the golden circle route rather than head back to Reykjavik. Owner very friendly and welcoming. Bar/restaurant at the place which served nice food. Very happy and had a really nice stay. Not far off route 1.....so really handy! Stayed in a cottage. Small,cosy and very clean. Definitely recommended.

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Address: Vatnsholt 2, Selfoss 801, Iceland
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Location: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
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Hotel Class:3 star — Vatnsholt 3*
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