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Cotswolds, UK
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...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Very comfortable hotel. We stayed in the new wing. The room was furnished very well, comfortable bed, clean and airy with a great view of the lake. Staff were friendly and polite. Dinner, as always, is expensive, but there are cheaper alternatives a short walk away in the town. Breakfast was very good, with hot scrambled egg, sausage and beans...

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GRAZ
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Traveling in Northern Iceland in style will be mostly disappointing...Hotels are either frugally outfitted containers, old (farm)houses ore modern concrete shoeboxes. Service is virtually nonexisting, restaurants feed and charge (better the other way around) ...This Guesthouse does deserve its name: a comfortable hotel, good decor, international staff with some professional touch (unseen in the countryside before), very good cuisine and...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

This Guesthouse is a smallish, three story building and appears to be a small Manor, set next to a wood-lined lake. This guesthouses blends the charm of the old-world exterior and memorabilia lined lobby-bar area, with clean, modern rooms, and gourmet food. Pros: 1. Clean, modern rooms, all of which have a veiw- even ours, which faced the parking lot...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Staffs are friendly. So far the best breakfast I ever had through out this trip! Many choices. Rooms are clean and modern. Wifi was a little week but manageable. Close to gas station and supermarket ( in walking distance) Highly recommended!

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Moscow, Moscow City, Russia
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Good hotel to spend night on your way over Iceland in East Iceland. Nothing special, but size of the room acceptable, there is refrigerator in the room, view on the lake from part of the rooms. Very popular restaurant in the hotel, you should book a table in advance. Breakfast also good.

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Bathroom was a good size. Bed comfortable. Dinner was superb as was the service. My partner had the lamb with root vegetables which was really nice. I had the local fish which was beautifully presented

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Lucena- Spain
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Gistihusid is a wonderful hotel. It is comfortable and nice, its atmosphere is inviting and wandering its surroundings is a lovely experience. The lake at the back is nice to visit...there are birds to watch and nice hidden places to relax. The rooms are very good and comfortable and the ones with a view of the lake are fantastic. The breakfast...

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Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Staff very friendly and helpful on both check in/out and at breakfast. Room was modern with lovely bathroom and had to with a variety of channels. Was a good base to start exploring east Iceland. Breakfast was a good selection of cereals, breads, hot & cold drinks and also hot food, fruit... list was endless and so was the food....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: €151 - €169 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles jeffd884, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“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”
 of 5 bubbles Humbel, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Go for a view of the lake.”
 of 5 bubbles timkN258HC, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
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