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Hotel Flatey

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
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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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 83 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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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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Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Me and my family spent the night at this hotel, and we had a very nice experience. The rooms are beautifully decorated. Althought there was one bathroom on the first floor for 3 rooms to share, it was always kept organized and really clean. The food is really nice, and the staff was really helpfull and very warmfull. I had... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We ate at the hotel restaurant at Flatey and thoroughly enjoyed it. They had fresh char that day and the chef pan fried it. It was served with a small salad and sweet potatoes...though they tasted more like squash. Regardless, the meal was outstanding and I recommend eating there and getting the fish of the day. The quiche looked really... More 

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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: Stykkisholmur, Flatey Island 345, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Westfjords Region > Flatey Island
Price Range: $181 - $184 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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