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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We stayed here last night - September 2, 2015 on our 2 week road trip around Iceland. Our room was perfect - spacious, clean, modern with all the amenities! We had a beautiful view of the lake and we were lucky enough to see the Northern Lights! All of our hotels thus far have been very nice, but Hotel Egilsstadir...

Thank catherinesb2013
Basye, Virginia
Reviewed 3 June 2015

We were charmed by this hotel. We were given a large room with a view of the lake and mountains. The staff were friendly and helpful, very welcoming. The room was attractive and comfortable. We had a good meal in the attractive restaurant.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 10 September 2014

We arrived around 1:30, the entry to the hotel was locked. Someone arrived in the parking lot who did not speak English She took my reservation slip and made a phone call and then gave us a key. The room was a fair size for three people. The bed was comfortable but the pillows tough. My husband figured after awhile...

Thank Laurie48
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

My wife and I tolerate most things in a hotel except lack of cleanliness. A pin from my watch somehow got loose and fell on the floor and we were looking for it under the bed and wardrobe. We did not find the pin but instead found years of accumulated dirt. Do not think that anybody has cleaned this room...

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Springfield, Virginia
Reviewed 22 August 2014

This hotel was adequate and reasonably comfortable. The front desk clerk was very nice. The breakfast buffet closed at 9:00 am so we late sleepers had to rush a bit. Breakfast was OK but nothing special.

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Wheaton, Illinois
Reviewed 12 October 2013

This hotel is very basic and a bit shabby. That said, you must remember where you are and that your money does not go very far in Iceland! The two things to make note of: 1. My room did not have a hair dryer, you must borrow one from the front desk. 2. My room had absolutely NO TOILETRIES. This...

Thank CyberAynne
Nobleton, Canada
Reviewed 18 August 2013

In addition to other reviewers regarding the rooms, I’ll add this; - No outlets to plug in your own devices - No remote control (TV set from the 70’s) - No table or side tables - No full size mirror And for this luxury you pay app $200

Thank elkaM m
Reviewed 17 July 2013

I stayed at this hotel only for one night and the best thing was the free and fast wifi. The rest of the hotel, i would rate with "acceptable". The whole hotel is quite shabby and as many hotels in iceland it serves as a boarding school in the off-season. Thus, the restaurant is more likely a mess hall. The...

Thank Ciboxx80
Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 14 July 2013

We stayed here for one night (a public holiday) on a road trip around Iceland in May, when some hotels were closed and others were very expensive. The Hotel Egilsstadir met our needs at a reasonable price although it was fairly sterile. We arrived in town without a hotel booked and there were very few people staying at the hotel....

Thank amp-qld
Goole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2013

In their defence, we were there just before the start of the season and the hotel was almost empty, but... The room was small (a metre or less of floor space round the bed on three sides) and painted brilliant white. The only decoration was a flat screen tv on the wall. But at least it was obviously clean! A...

Thank ACM42

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hotel Egilsstadir

Address: Skogarloend 6, Egilsstadir 700, Iceland
Region: Iceland > East Region > Egilsstadir
Price Range: $168 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Egilsstadir 2.5*
Number of rooms: 39
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“We stayed in room 406. Lake view room on the top floor at the end of the hall. Perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles catherinesb2013, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I would recommend room 207 since you'll have the wifi access in your room and your window is above the ground.”
  • View from the bathroom door towards the shower
  • View from the room door towards the window
 of 5 bubbles Ciboxx80, 16 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Rooms at the west end of the building might have a lake view?”
 of 5 bubbles ACM42, 1 Jul 2013 | Read review
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