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Skjaldarvik Guest House & Restaurant

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  • Average3%
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“horse riding”(15 reviews)
“retirement home”(9 reviews)
“honesty bar”(9 reviews)
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Hot Tub
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28 Jan.29 Jan.
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

this is one of the cozier accommodations I stayed while in Iceland. Although I discovered that there was no private toilet in the room only when I got there, but the shared toilet and bath on our side of the room was clean, spacious and...More

Thank YitzHuang
Reviewed 12 November 2017

You need a car to stay here. It's about 10 minutes outside of town. That aside: it's by itself on the side of the fjord. Rooms are large & accessible (converted retirement home). Property was quiet, breakfast was nice, little shop on site was nice,...More

Thank Lindsay56789
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Not being accustomed to staying in a communal guest house this was a wonderful first experience. The rooms and facility were clean, updated - modern, and well appointed. Share bathrooms were clean and well stocked. The staff was friendly, courteous and knowledgeable. Walking the beach...More

Thank TRivers142
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

One of the best places we stayed on our trip around Iceland. Small but nice room. Everything is lovely prepared in the house. Very very nice and good service. Good recommendations for going out for dinner. We booked the wrong day but it was easy...More

Thank crh1405
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Such a nice stay! The public space was very comfortable. Breakfast was delicious. We could use the coffee machine anytime. The room was clean and warm. Public bathroom and toilets were clean with all necessities. We had a good time here.

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
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USD 96 - USD 231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
USD 96 - USD 231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Thanks for asking, but I am not the innkeeper. My wife and I were simply guests at Skjaldarvik. We are familiar enough with Akureyri to say that if you are coming from Reykjavik, you will pass by Skjaldarvik before you reach... More
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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..."
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"Bring earplugs and ask for one not looking at the hot tub!!!"
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"Try to get a room with a fjord view."
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"Ask for room overlooking picnic area. Very picturesque."
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