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Skjaldarvik Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 27 July 2016

Our family really enjoyed our stay at this guest house. Our room was a little small, but airy and bright with a great view of the fjord. Our children (ages 5 and 7) did the 'Horse Lesson' one morning, which was a perfect introduction to Icelandic horses for little kids who aren't ready for a proper riding tour. The common...

Thank Shannon H
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

The moment you enter the guesthouse, it feels warm, friendly and welcoming. From the bathrobes in your room to the fully equipped bathrooms to the breakfast and the take yourself bar in the living room. Having a shared bathroom means not needing to share it with your roommates, because there was always a free one and it felt like a...

Thank Irene l
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Although it is not near city centre, we enjoy very much our two night stays at this place. The room is clean with decent space. Share bathrooms are not a problem since there are plenty of them. Check in was smooth and informative. Breakfast has good variety. Dinner was superb! We did try horse riding next door which was very...

Thank zakBKK
Hillsboro, Oregon
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Clean room, nice bright airy room, bathrooms are shared but you have a private sink in the room. Bathrooms are clean and appropriate, linens and towels provided. Breakfast is filling, with deli meats and cheeses. Dinner has been the best I have had in YEARS (highly recommend the lobster!) The horseback riding has been the most wonderful experience we have...

Thank wonderland62
Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent facilities and food. Very clean and well decorated. Very friendly staff. Also enjoyed the horse riding. Very comfortable rooms with use of towels and soap. Natural hot tub with a great view. Free hot drinks. Would highly recommend

Thank MAZ129
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Double room shared bathroom, full breakfast, free parking and free wireless about $152 Cnd. Horse back riding available. Bathrooms were big and bright. Breakfast was good sights were wonderful. We lucked in on a Domino's half price pizza promotion for $15 Cnd usual price $30 Canadian. Domino's is located at the second turnaround going to the town.

Thank scarborough39
Chesapeake, Virginia
Reviewed 31 May 2016

This was THE BEST place I stayed while in Iceland, I wish I could have stayed more nights. The rooms kind of have a college dorm room feel about them and the bathrooms are shared. There is a sink in your room and the beds are amazingly comfortable. I didn't want to get out of bed in the morning. The...

Thank Kate B
Mogadishu, Somalia
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Booked a last minute stay on our trip around the country... We were pleasantly surprised and content with the quality of the guesthouse. Hosts were wonderful, breakfast was the best we had on our whole journey, rooms were clean and spending time in the geothermal hot tub was excellent. Next time we will definitely be back to take it easy...

Thank Noah K
New York, USA
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Located just a five minute drive from town's center, the guest house is located on a fjord and the property includes stables and trails, a school and two hiking paths. Run by a lovely family who clearly care about their guests comfort, they also employ young people from around the world learning the hospitality industry. Clean, nicely decorated and comfortable....

Thank famdoc67
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
Reviewed 9 April 2016

*Sigh* Where to start? Let's say Skjaldarvik Guest House made us change our plans in Iceland. We were planning on driving around Iceland, but once we arrived to Akureyri, we fell in love. We decided we needed to stay more than one night, and that's what we did. We were there during weekdays and winter, and we were lucky to...

1Thank noblehalogen

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  • Free Parking
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  • 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
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • 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: $144 - $286 (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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