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Myrkholti, Blaskogabyggd 801 Iceland
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#1 of 2 Specialty lodging in Blaskogabyggd
Gljasteinn offers four huts and cabins for rent around the Gullfoss waterfall and the Geysir hot spring area, all the way up to Kjolur, the ancient path across the Icelandic highland. The cabins are ideal for groups of all shapes and sizes for any kind of travelling in the Icelandic highlands. Skalinn in Myrkholt between Gullfoss and Geysir. Very peacefull settings in a great environment and accommodation for 32 persons in 8 rooms. Skalinn is an accomodation that is easy to find and at a comfortable rates. We offer Wi-FI, hot showers and good accomodation for our guests. Suitable both for induviduals and larger groups. It is short to go to Gullfoss and Geysir. Skalinn is on the edge of the Icelandic wilderness at a small and peacefull farm close to the road to Gullfoss.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Horseback riding
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
BBQ facilities
Shared bathroom
24-hour check-in
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
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Soundproof rooms
Seating area
Separate living room
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
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Languages Spoken
English, Icelandic
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Robyn H wrote a review May 2019
Australia137 contributions33 helpful votes
My husband and I spent a night here while discovering the golden circle . Fantastic rooms and kitchen and bathrooms and all very clean . Hostess was friendly and very obliging as we were the only ones staying here . Well located on golden circle route. Delightful . Highly recommend .
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
tomalley4 wrote a review Jan 2019
Birmingham, United Kingdom240 contributions39 helpful votes
We were pleasantly suprised at how much we loved this place. We wanted to do the golden circle in two days rather than one to give us time to take our time and not rush. We decided this hostel was a good location and it was about half way round and was close to Selfoss and Geysir. When we arrived there were no other guests there. The host arrived and showed us around and then left us to it. The place was lovely and peaceful and we had the whole place to ourselves. The dining area and kitchen were huge and well stocked and the bedrooms were clean and spacious. The price was really reasonable and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Traveled with friends
sanpallus wrote a review Jul 2018
Västerås, Sweden103 contributions14 helpful votes
Located very strategic near a lot of interesting sights, this hostel delivers! Spacious rooms with two double bunk beds, bathroom and toilet in the hallway, and a large kitchen/eating area. Free wifi with good signal. One of the best hostels I have seen!
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Date of stay: July 2018
Shazm86 wrote a review Feb 2017
21 contributions10 helpful votes
Lovely guesthouse ideally situated between Geysir and Gullfoss. It has a huge living room and well-equipped kitchen. The bathrooms are shared but clean. The views of the surrounding farmyard were amazing at both sunset and sunrise. The hosts are very friendly and helpful also. Would definitely return!
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Date of stay: February 2017
Trip type: Traveled with friends
Maksym wrote a review Oct 2016
Iceland289 contributions57 helpful votes
This guesthouse has everything what you need, kitchen area, huge living room and the rooms are very good. The guesthouse is located exactly between two main attractions: Geyser and Gulfoss. The beds are comfortable and clean. Shares toilets and showers but everything is clean! Amazing place to stay and a lovely host. That everything for a reasonable price.
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Date of stay: October 2016Trip type: Traveled as a couple
$92 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IcelandSouth RegionBlaskogabyggd
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gljasteinn Skalinn
Which popular attractions are close to Gljasteinn Skalinn?
Nearby attractions include Gullfoss (3.2 miles), Golden Circle Route (2.6 miles), and Strokkur (2.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Gljasteinn Skalinn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free parking, and barbeque facilities.
Which room amenities are available at Gljasteinn Skalinn?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, a flat screen TV, and a dishwasher.
What food & drink options are available at Gljasteinn Skalinn?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Gljasteinn Skalinn?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gljasteinn Skalinn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Skjol, Supa Geysir, and Gullfoss Kaffi.
Are pets allowed at Gljasteinn Skalinn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Gljasteinn Skalinn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Icelandic.