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Indialantic, Florida
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168 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

What a wonderful place this is. Small hotel on a remote Island with a amazing birdlife. Hotel is tiny, very small rooms, shared showers but you will not notice any of it. Trust me. The hotel has a wonderful restaurant and the food is amazing. Must try the Flajito, they own take on Mojito. We loved it and will come... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Flatey Island is a magical place. The hotel is beautiful with a very responsive and kind staff. As others have said, the rooms are small and there are shared bathrooms, which normally would make me crazy. Somehow, here I didn't mind at all. The chance to spend a night one this magical little island and this sweet community make it... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This remote little island has only one dusty road leading from the ferry dock through the old village. The old village consists of several beautifully kept old and restored houses in cheerful colours, amongst them Hotel Flatey. The room was cozy and charming, the bed comfortable and I slept like a baby. Some may not like the shared bathrooms but... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

This hotel has lots of the features I have probably criticised other hotels for before. Tiny rooms, shared bathrooms, limited eating options. However this place is different. Flatey is not of this (normal) world. The word bijou is most frequently used as a pejorative term but the rooms here are bijou in the proper sense of their being small and... More 

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Lawndale Sonoma County, California
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The upstairs rooms are tiny under a dormer roof with a bed and a couple of articles of furniture. Shared bathroom on that floor means one toilet and small shower for five or six double rooms. The restaurant was fine. The island is really a must see for birders great view of puffins and in general is very picturesque. The... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Our family had been so enchanted by our visit to Flatey last year that we returned again this year. We stayed in the same rooms which were as pristine as before and the shared facilities also spotless. The eider duck that nested under the window was also in the same spot. The island is small and so most people visit... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We stopped here for one night, coming in via car on the ferry from the north, leaving the next day by ferry to Stykkishólmur. The hotel is a short walk from the ferry and luggage carted for you. The hotel is nice, albeit simple, with a good restaurant attached. The rooms were small and ours shared a bath, (normally not... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Hotel Flatey is the only island and restaurant on Flatey Island. We were greeted at the ferry terminal upon arrival by a hotel employee who offered to shuttle our small bags to the hotel for us (we left most of our belongings in the trunk of our rental car at Stykkishólmur as we were only going over for one night).... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Hotel Flatey is situated in the center of the old village on Flatey, in the very heart of Breiðafjörður. The houses in the old center are timber structures dating from the island’s former times of prosperity, and most of them have been restored in their original style. The hotel has a very inviting feel to it and special atmosphere. Nowhere... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Hotel Flatey is the only hotel on the island of Flatey. The hotel was nice. They had friendly service, cozy rooms and a beautiful view of the island. But what really stood out was the food at the hotel. It was expensive but unlike a lot of restaurants in Iceland, was really worth the price. The dinner was delicious. The... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Flatey is situated in the centre of the old village on Flatey, in the very heart of Breiðafjörður. The houses in the old centre are timber structures dating from the island’s former times of prosperity, and most of them have been restored in their original style.Nowhere else in Iceland can you find an urban setting where the atmosphere of the past has been so faithfully preserved. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Flatey

Address: Hotel Flatey, Flatey Island 345, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Westfjords Region > Flatey Island
Price Range: $170 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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