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Abingdon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2013 via mobile

Really nice eclectic hotel located off the main routes. Excellent views from the main hotel rooms which were kept very clean. The hot tubs were a great way to loosen off after a days trekking & driving, it's a shame the northern lights weren't active as these would have been the perfect place to watch. Breakfast was provided and was...

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wiltshire
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Recently stayed here for 3 nights. The hotel is decorated with the most wonderful textile art making it feel homely, welcoming and very unique. The bed was very comfortable, the linens crisp and clean. There was no kettle but a coffee maker which made it difficult to make tea as the water didn't get hot enough and tasted of coffee....

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 November 2013

We just stayed 2 nights in Villa Creativity and the villa is amamzing. It had a hot tub kept constant at 38 degrees. view of the fjords were just breath taking. Breakfast selection is huge and very filling. We havent seen the smaller rooms, but i reckon if you can afford it, go with one of the villas available, you...

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Surrey, England
Reviewed 11 November 2013

3 nights in the Villa Nature, great facilities, fabulous views of the fjord from the deck and hot tub. The hotel itself serves an excellent breakfast and the staff are very good, the manageress gave us a lot of help to plan a day out which was extremely useful. Saw the Northern Lights each night so our trip was a...

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Banbury
Reviewed 2 November 2013

My Wife Eileen has already reviewed the Hotel. I would just add that I felt it had a really friendly atmosphere that I loved since I normally stay in 4* + corporate hotels that are soul less. I would definitely come back here and Eileen also forgot to mention we also saw the fabulous Northern Lights because of th hotel...

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Just returned from Iceland and the Hotel Glymur, stayed in a a villa which was well equipped very comfortable and had a stunning view of the fjord. Main Hotel was excellent, food really good although choice of main courses a bit limited when eating there every evening. However, staff excellent nothing too much trouble and manageress very kindly sorted us...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2013 via mobile

We had the most brilliant trip to Iceland - which was made excellent because if this wonderful hotel. The staff were so attentive and friendly and the rooms were excellent. The food was expensive - but everywhere in Iceland is expensive for food - however the food and service at this hotel were marvellous. We would defiantly return here.

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Douglas, Isle of Man
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We spent the last three days of our Iceland trip here and it was our favourite stop. The cabins are fabulous. They have six of them set on the hill bleow the hotel and they look out over the fjord. We were in the highest one nearest the hotel but it still felt completely private. The open plan lounge/kitchen area...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We were not able to stay here overnight on our recent first trip to Iceland, but would love to do so. Instead, we had lunch after hiking to Glymur falls. Absolutely stunning views. We had the same sandwich described and photographed by smicken. Excellent presentation and meal. The decor and style struck us as being far more high end than...

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Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We spent 2 nights of our Iceland honeymoon at the Hotel Glymur. It felt more like we were staying at a rented cottage on our own really. We rented the Romance Villa so we were pretty separate from the main hotel for the most part. We bought a few groceries and saved some money by making a couple meals on...

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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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