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Skjaldarvik Guest House

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very clean shared bathrooms. Also the living room was very relaxing and of course the outer hot pot with the astonishing view was something I won't forget. The breakfast was very rich, also with local products to try.

Thank Peni_mich
Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We absolutely loved staying at the Skjaldarvik Guest House. When we booked we were quite nervous to stay in lodging without a private bathroom (especially traveling with our 2 kids). After arriving all our fears were put to ease. The rooms are nice, the bathrooms were perfect (never had to wait to use and immaculate), and the food absolutely amazing!...

Thank Aweaton
Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and had a great time! The guesthouse is a bit outside Akureyri in the countryside. The whole guesthouse is well decorated, many lovely details all around. Our room was modern and reasonably large, with a little sink in the room. Showers and toilets were always clean when we were there. During the night, it...

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the upscale hotels in reykjavik to small but beautiful cabins in Kalda, this guesthouse still beat them all! What made this place so special were the extremely warm and helpful attitudes of the staff(from employee who met us at the door to give a tour, the reception, and Elisa(?I'm not sure how she spells it! But she was our...

Thank Brooke Z
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Skjaldarvík provided exactly the calm, relaxing atmosphere we were looking for after a long day's drive, and the friendly welcome that put us at our ease at once. I particularly appreciated the quick tour of the guesthouse that Dísa gave when we arrived, as it helped us get our bearings and decide what to do first -- soak in the...

Thank Karin M
New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We booked a couple nights at this guesthouse based on the reviews I read on trip advisor, and it was a great move on my part. The staff are friendly and accommodating, the rooms are comfortable and the morning breakfast is plentiful. The guesthouse sits on the fjord, and offers beautiful views of the water as well as the mountains...

Thank PatrickNYC2014
Dijon, France
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I stayed at Skjaldarvik Guest house with my two grown-up kids during a winter trip in Iceland and it was the best accomodation we had. Large clean rooms. Fantastic bathrooms. A very confortable lounge with a view to the fjord. Plentiful coffee and tasty breakfast selection. We all loved the hot tub (open till 11 pm). And I should not...

Thank Sami F
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 19 January 2017

In april 2016 we stayed at Skjaldarvik Guest House for a week (diving trip). A cozy, familial place in the middle of nowhere. Geese, horses, dogs, wide grassland, the beautiful fjord and the mountains. Very creative interior, clean, comfortable beds and areas to relax, tasty food - every detail is done with a lot of love.The pool outside is simple,...

Thank i-am-Mel85
Sherbrooke, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The best place me and my friend could stay on our trip in iceland. The hot tub is really nice. The view is awesome. It is really close from the ton of akureyri. People working there are nice. Service is nice. The bed are really comfortable.

Thank Kevin T
Newcastle, Canada
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We LOVED this place! It is perfect for exploring Akeyuri and the surrounding areas. The decor is incredible - all upcycled materials. It was so clean and comfortable and the staff were amazing. They had a northern lights wake-up service - and yes, we did see the northern lights. The hot tub was awesome and the mountain and fjord views...

Thank rdh05

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Skjaldarvik guesthouse and tourist service is a family business. We put our lives and souls in it. Óli, Dísa and our girls, Klara, Katrín and Sunneva, will offer you a warm welcome. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skjaldarvik Guest House

Address: Road 816 | Skjaldarvik, Akureyri 601, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Northeast Region > Akureyri
Price Range: $115 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Skjaldarvik Guest House 2.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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“Views from the fjord facing rooms are excellent. The rooms also seem to vary in size quite a lot. Ours (110) was very spacious.”
laurafV5705FI, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bring earplugs and ask for one not looking at the hot tub!!!”
griggingrin, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room with a fjord view.”
  • Looking from our room towards the hot tub and common area.
ShannonH660, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room overlooking picnic area. Very picturesque.”
wonderland62, 9 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Great view of the ocean and hot tubs and mountains.”
781kateb, 30 May 2016 | Read review
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