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The Herring House

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Travelers' Choice 2019 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
ACCOMMODATION - All rooms come with made up beds and shared bathroom * Rooms are well furnished with blackout curtains * Luxury in bed and linens * Self service kitchen and dining room with TV * Terrace. The Herring House offers four bedrooms, three double/triple and one single room. The guesthouse can also be booked as a private apartment. Enjoy the afternoon sitting on the terrace gazing at the spectacular mountains and the midnight sun during summer time. For winter visitors this is the ideal location for winter sports, family vacations and to watch the northern lights.
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Golf course
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
10Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
4Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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The Herring Guesthouse has 2 locations - we stayed at Havegur 5 (not in the photo). A lovely view over Siglufjordur & despite the rain, the Herring Guesthouse provided a warm & comfortable retreat. A well provisioned kitchen & small, though comfortable rooms. The host Dorir was
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We loved our stay at the Herring House. Lovely room, great bed, modern bathroom and we were allowed to use the cosy kitchen. Breakfast (in the other house) was a feast with delicious homemade bread and real coffee. The hosts were really nice and helpful. Thorstir helped us out
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Response from Thorir T, Owner at The Herring House
Responded Sep 23, 2018
Thank you so much for the kind word toward us Annelies. And thank you for the shipment we received this week by Post. We just loved the Zwolse Balleties from Zwolle. It is just amazing the they are still producing the same thing they started in 1845. Erla and I do hope to see you soon. Regards Thorir ps. we heard that AVIS gave you a better car in Akureyri. So I hope your journey was more pleasant. TKT
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Beautiful, extremely clean and a great host. Thank you Thoris for your hospitality and an amazing place to stay. The attention to detail in everything from the outside to the heated bathroom floor and to the decor is everything a wary traveler dreams of! The coziness you’ve
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Response from Thorir T, Owner at The Herring House
Responded Sep 22, 2018
Thank you Andrea for your kind words to us. Regards Thorir and Erla
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The Herring House is an old confortable house inSiglufjörður, a very beautiful village with an interesting past. Our hosts are such nice people, willing to help. I would recommend this place to people not wanting to spend too much for a hotel. There is only one thing I would
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We stayed at Herring House for 4 nights and really enjoyed our visit! We had the most beautiful scene to the mountains and to the town. Herring House is located beautifully in the center of the town but still a little bit up towards the mountains so you can see the town of your
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Sunrise view from entrance
Notre chambre : Skútan
Vue panoramique depuis la chambre
Vue panoramique depuis la chambre
Très grand lit très confortable
"The whole town is within walking distance"
"My room has a balcony. You can see the great mountain view from there :)"
"I liked the front bedroom with a view out. We were in the lower apartment."
"Double room "
"Not a big place .We had front room which had lovely views over the harbour and mountains."
$134 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IcelandNortheast RegionSiglufjordur
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