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Guesthouse Egilsstadir

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Singapore
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel feels homely and the breakfast spread is one of the best in our 10 day iceland trip. The waffle is really good. Our room faces the carpark. We did't booked the lake facing room. Would advice to do that as the lake view is beautiful. Would have given a five star if we had booked a room facing... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the reviews of this restaurant on TA and decided to walk in. Were greeted by the horse smell in front of the hotel, but as soon as we reached the restaurant it was a complete different story. It has a really nice fine dining setting without looking pretentious. We ordered the Langoustine salad and Burger and both were... More 

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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Stay here! stay here! I'm driving the ring road. I was way overcharged near Hofn at hotel smrlabjorg. This place is half the price. The WIFI is great. It is on the lake. Rooms are superb. Did I forget to say...... Believe me and stay.

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Southern California
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

What a delight to walk into this restaurant... not only was it lovely to behold, but the food was wonderful !! I ordered their lamb, and as I understand, it is raised on their own property...so needless to say it was fresh. The service was lovely... our waitress was new and trying so hard to please us - which they... More 

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a lovely hotel on the lakeshore. You can just walk down the drive and across the road if you want to get something from the supermarket or go to one of the few restaurants in town. The breakfast was very comprehensive. The staff were very friendly. We had a lovely room overlooking the lake side. You may get... More 

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Thank Jane G
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Al the experience until now is really good. The room the reception the spa the food. The spa sauna and hot pool with relaxing area. Food taste good and is beautifully served in a nice restaurant. The room with a beutifull view over the lake, peaceful.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night whilst touring around Iceland. The hotel has recently been refurbished, the room was of a high quality with excellent facilities. Free wifi was available throughout. There was a nice lounge area to enjoy a pre dinner drink. The menu in the restaurant was good and the actually food served was excellent, the best we... More 

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We loved this hotel. Clean and comfortable, with a wide range of breakfast choices. Located on the lake with a nice deck, or lounge with windows looking at the lake through the trees. There is a spa with sauna, hot tub and cold plunge pool, which we did not try (additional charge.) Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Thank Margaret B
Cotswolds, UK
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

The original, as in first, farmhouse in Egilsstadir is now a very comfortable hotel. We were greeted warmly, and indeed all the staff were very friendly. We stayed in the new wing, overlooking the lake in a bedroom that was a really good size, with bathroom to match. The bar area was comfortable and cosy, and the dining room buzzy... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

Overnighted whilst touring the country on route 1. Rooms as expected but great lovation for venturing out. Went into town for dinner - just a short walk and drove up into the hills to watch the Northern Lights. Ended up watching the Northern Lights from the car park of the hotel as they were all around us.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gistihusid - Lake Hotel Egilsstadir is family running hotel on the lakeside, all 50 rooms have private bathroom, tv, coffee te maker, hairdryer and iron. The Hotel have restaurant and it is open from 11.30 To 22. In the Hotel is also spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guesthouse Egilsstadir

Address: Egilsstadir, Egilsstadir 700, Iceland
Region: Iceland > East Region > Egilsstadir
Price Range: €152 - €176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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“Book a lake view room”
 of 5 bubbles lowm189, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lake view rooms have even numbers, eg. 304.”
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“Rm with view of lake ( (15% surcharge)”
 of 5 bubbles hjk381, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“try to get rooms with view on the lake”
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“Go for a view of the lake.”
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