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Timisoara, Romania
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This was our first stop in our trip around the island. They have a great restaurant, where we could enjoy a mushroom soup, lamb and ice cream a la Glymur. The hot tubs also offer a great atmosphere with an astonishing view along the Hvalfjordur. The water is very hot, very great and you also have a place where you...

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West Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We visited Hotel Glymur for 4 days following our wedding and stayed in one of the villas. The villa was appointed nicely and very comfortable. The solitude, privacy, and views were quite lovely. We ate at the hotel restaurant the first night and experienced okay lamb and very dry chicken. The wait staff served our soup before our wine even...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The rooms are wonderfully laid out over a couple of levels to maximise the space. Very creative and provides a sitting ares as well as the bedroom floor. The food was excellent and the hot tubs perfectly located to be sheltered and get the best views.

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had a business retreat for 16 people from all over the world. The hotel staff did an excellent job to give us a productive and worry free experience. I want to come back soon for a personal vacation! The conference room is big and has a great view. The food was delicious and they were able to cater to...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

Location is great, not so far from Reykjavik. The room very large was on two floors with sofa and tv on the first floor and bed upstairs. We really enjoyed our time over there and for sure we can reccomend it.

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New Milford, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 September 2016

After a four-hour hike two kilometers just up to the final hard climb to the top of Esja and down again to the parking area along Route 1, we drove to Hvalfjorder (Whale) Fjord, at 30 kilometers, the longest fjord in southwest Iceland. It was a long trip as we opted not to go by the tunnel under the fjord,...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We drove the Ring Road counter-clockwise, so our stay at Glymur came near the end of our fabulous Iceland adventure, and MAN, did we need it by then. Although we had had a rollicking good time on the road, we were weary of our frantic schedule of moving every night and really needed this respite - both from the road,...

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We loved our villa! We found the restaurant to be good, not great. We had better meals while in Iceland but it was great having a kitchen and being able to make our own food with a big fridge. The view in this villa is beautiful... you are at the front with a beautiful view and none of the other...

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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The hotel is located between mountains and a vast fjord; so the views are superb, beautiful and unique. All building is 1st class with beautiful indoor and outdoor layouts. The whole space is a gallery were we can spend hours exploring different kinds of art, reading a book in the full library, seeing old photography's and historical objects. The decor...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Hotel Glymur is located on the north side of Whale Fjord, overlooking the water and mountains beyond. We stayed in one of their two bedroom villas over looking the Whale Fjord. We didn't really use the self catering facilities as the main hotel provides a great breakfast and superb dinner, the food is fabulous and beautifully presented. The main hotels...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Romantic boutique hotel, only 75 min from Keflavik International Airport. Located on a high hillside over viewing the sea. The hotel has 22 mini-suite, spa area, library, piano-bar, conference facilities and magical surroundings. The hotel has a large art collection and beautiful restaurant. Looking for something different? This is it. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Glymur

Address: Hvalfjorder (Whale Fjord) - Northern Shore, Akranes, Iceland
Region: Iceland > West Region > Akranes
Price Range: €183 - €268 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Glymur 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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Hotel Glymur Iceland/Akranes
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“A room overlooking the fjord is lovely, woolly hat needed for hot tub :-)”
 of 5 bubbles lucymC4578ZC, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“mountain view room is best for Northern Lights; make sure to try to hot tubs; definitely make a reservation at the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles jacksonh664, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It´s lovely to have a room with view over the fjords.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaMaack, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I reccomend room that faces the fjord”
 of 5 bubbles 381sveinbj_rn_, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We reserved one of the six stand-alone villas rather than a hotel room. GREAT choice.”
 of 5 bubbles C8674UXjulieb, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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