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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in one of the modern, spacious and stylish self catering villas, a very comfortable and well equipped property with hot tub on the deck. Great views of the fjord during daylight from the deck and of the stars from the tub at night! An excellent Breakfast Buffet in the hotel was included in the price. Spectacular landscapes and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved this hotel. It was very remote and isolated, but quite well maintained. The in house chef was very good. The breakfast brunch was excellent. We truly loved our stay at this hotel. The concierge was extremely helpful and nice. We were able to check in early. They even sought us out to tell us the Northern Lights... More 

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Bamako, Mali
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was an excellent stay. I stayed in the property's main building which includes the restaurant, bar, check-in, etc. The 2 hot tubs are off this building. There are other smaller buildings on site. Both dinner and breakfast were wonderful--great menu and selection. The view of the Fjord is a nice addition. The receptionist was very helpful on many occasions... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sometimes your don´t have to travel far to experience something truly unique in Iceland. Only about an hour form Reykjavik The Whale Fjord is something pretty amazing. This route is not a part of the circle around the country as everyone takes the Hvlafjarðagöng (The Whale Tunnels) to cut off their travel time, it was build 20 years ago before... More 

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Damascus, Maryland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel Glymur was our last stop before leaving Iceland. The staff went out of their way to make our stay comfortable. When we arrived in our room, it was short on towels and a robe, and they fixed the issue immediately with extras to spare. Our room was multilevel - sitting room, desk, refrigerator, and bathroom on first level; bedroom... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is a family hotel very charming and welcoming. We were in a room overlooking the sea that was on two levels. Comfortable and nice. Two issues to mention, the bathroom is super small and if you have a shower then all it's wet... specially the floor and everything. Not nice in winter to be stepping of humid floors... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel Glymur was our first stop upon landing in Iceland. I planned to stay at this hotel as a surprise for my boyfriends birthday, and wow I am so glad that I did! Upon arriving very late to the hotel we were greeted by an extremely friendly employee who showed us to our room. Upon awaking the next day and... More 

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Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is in a good location. The staff are very friendly and the rooms are clean and comfortable. The hot tubs are available 24/7 and are great for keeping warm on a cold night whilst aurora hunting! Don't rely on the wake up call though - if you want to see aurora, check the cloud cover forecast and aurora... More 

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Keflavik, Iceland
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Reviewed October 23, 2016

On behalf of my company Algalife Iceland. I want to thank the Hotel staff (friendly staff) for a wonderful service, good food and just enjoyable stay in there hotel. For there nice hot tube, rooms and great view and there patience :) I truly recommend a stay in this hotel. My best regards. Ásdís Erla

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Tuckahoe, NY
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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Visited this hotel for a week long yoga retreat. The hotel is so homey, spotless, comfortable and accommodating. The staff was attentive but also discreet. Great breakfast buffet. Location is remote but beautiful-would recommend.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Romantic boutique hotel, only 75 min from Keflavik International Airport. Located on a high hillside over viewing the sea. The hotel has 22 mini-suite, spa area, library, piano-bar, conference facilities and magical surroundings. The hotel has a large art collection and beautiful restaurant. Looking for something different? This is it. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Glymur

Address: Hvalfjorder (Whale Fjord) - Northern Shore, Akranes, Iceland
Location: Iceland > West Region > Akranes
Price Range: $171 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Glymur 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“mountain view room is best for Northern Lights; make sure to try to hot tubs; definitely make a reservation at the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles jacksonh664, 5 days ago | Read review
“It´s lovely to have a room with view over the fjords.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaMaack, 1 week ago | Read review
“I reccomend room that faces the fjord”
 of 5 bubbles 381sveinbj_rn_, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
“We reserved one of the six stand-alone villas rather than a hotel room. GREAT choice.”
 of 5 bubbles C8674UXjulieb, Sep 4, 2016 | Read review
“Stay in the romance villa to have the best view”
 of 5 bubbles Q4316FUlisad, Aug 30, 2016 | Read review
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