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A great combination of beautiful vacation house and animals and nature
5.0 of 5 stars
36 reviews
A great combination of beautiful vacation house and animals and nature
Everyone love horseriding, specially the children
Exelent master bedroom, king size bed and walk in closet. View to where the horses stay
This beautiful bedroom is well furnished, there is one single bed and garden view
Large bedroom with garden view and to single beds, ideal for teanangers
This spacious bedroom has two single beds or one king size bed, spacious with lovely garden view
The hot tup, sometimes Skoppa (the puppy) goes in also
Very elegant diningroom with grate mountain view
One of our pride is the bathroom with this large heated mirror
In the spring the hens lay on eggs and hatch. The young one are adorable
Its only great horses that allow puppy to ride
If you want to relax you can take bath in this large massage bathtub
Summer at Hofdatun, this are some of the riding horses that our guests can ride
The colors in late september and oktober are amazing
Chicken coop, there you get fresh eggs every morning
Kitchen, with probably all modern equipments you can think of!
This very proud roster lives in the chicken coop with his ladys who gives you eggs for breakfast
In the living room the whole family can sit together, play cards and enjoy relaxing together
Also the living room have big plasma TV, Stereo, DVD, VCR and hundreds of DVD discs and VCR tapes
Summer at Hofdatun
The most popular area in the garden
At Hofdatun we love X'mas
Elf bonfire on New Year´s Eve
Aurora/Northern Lights at Hofdatun this Oktober
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Rental Home /
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
The house comes with 8 akers of land. It only takes 15 min. to drive to nearest town, Selfoss and 50 min. to Reykjavík or Thingvalla. Then its ideal to take the Golden Cirkel tour and drive to Gullfoss and Geysir. We assure you that this place is wonderfull in all seasons. All bedsheets and towels are provided

In Iceland it's illegal to rent out house/apartment to visitors without having necessary licenses. This is to ensure the safety of tourists and to make sure they receive what they are paying for. The Health Authority, Fire Department, Sheriff and Building Supervisor have to give consent so house/apartment get license.

We at Hofdatun are pleased to say that we have permission from those parties and are fully licensed vacancy house. Certificates are at display for our guests verification.

The house has 4 bedrooms where 7 adu...
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About the owner, Thorey I
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 13 days ago
Listed since : Dec 2011
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 38 reviews and 4 properties
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Listing #HL154145 by: Holiday Lettings
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 for a stay in April 2015
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My friends and I (three women in our late 20's) had a really wonderful stay at Thorey's beautiful farm! Thorey was incredibly welcoming and we felt more like family than guests, even though we stayed for just one night. After showing us the apartment and introducing us to her sweet puppies, she left us to unpack and sip on the...


Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

The cottage was spacious yet cosy, modern, clean and very well-kept. It is clear that the owner takes great pride in creating a welcoming ambiance for guests as the house was cheerfully decorated with lights for the festive season. It was great for the children to have the horses and chickens close by and great for us to have freshly... more

Bern, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 for a stay in December 2014

We had a really wonderful icelandic christmas with my family (9 persons) at Thorey's place. She is such a warm and welcoming hostess, we can only recommend you to go to her place. Even with the sometimes difficult road conditions in winter we could visit many places all around south-iceland and we had the chance to see the most beautiful... more

  • Balcony
  • Central Heating
  • Cots:(2)
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(3)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(3)
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Terrace
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Access:
  • Elder Access:
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Suitable for Children:
Additional amenities & feature info
Included in the rent is: Bedsheets and towels, also hand soap and washing powder for dish washer and washing machine, in the kitchen you have salt and pepper and during harvesting season you have fresh herbs and salad in the garden. Football and toys for children are provided

On New Year´s Eve its tradition in Iceland to light a Elf Bunfire who has to burn the whole night. Icelanders believe that on New Year´s Eve Elf´s move from place to place, this fires are keept burning the whole night to help them to find theyr way and also to welcome them to live at your place.

At Hofdatun we honor this old tradition and on the picture side you can see picture of the Elf Bonfire we had last New Year´s Eve. It´s simply magical to stand next to the fire, with a little imagination you can feel the E...
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Weeknight Weekend night Per week
Sep 16, 2015 -
Oct 31, 2015
Autum 2015
2 nights
Nov 1, 2015 -
Apr 30, 2016
Winter 2015-2016
2 nights
May 1, 2016 -
Jun 15, 2016
Spring 2016
2 nights
Jun 16, 2016 -
Aug 31, 2016
Summer 2016
2 nights
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to U.S. Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
Additional Rate and Availability Information
If one night stay is required its no problem but then you have to add 25% to the price
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How to get there
Airport: Reykjavik: 46.6 mi
Ferry: Thorlakshofn: 24.9 mi
* Cheap flights available from Icelandexpress.com ore Icelandair.com.
* Car hire available from carrentalss.com ore hertz.is for example.
* Local buses run regularly between Keflavik - Reykjavik -Selfoss, the view on the way is spectacular!
* At Selfoss there are always local taxis available to drive you to the house - fare should be no more than 30
* Detail directions will be sent upon confirmation of booking.
* For any further information please contact us or go to our wabpage.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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