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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

While we stayed at more "upscale" and modern hotels, such as the Fosshotel chain, we enjoyed our stay here the most because it was the best representative Icelandic experience: super super fresh food, friendly Icelandic family-owned business, lots of animals and very casual. The rooms are wooden cabins, geothermally heated floors, and very comfortable, each with its own shower/bathroom. Yes,...

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christchurch
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great hotel within easy driving distance from Reykjavik, but feels very remote. Very friendly and welcoming staff, and lovely cabins with fantastic underfloor heating. Breakfast was varied and an excellent start to the day. The restaurant opens for evening meals and is great, including a vegetarian option really apprecaited by my daughter. The internal windows facing the cow barn...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The rooms at the farm house are very comfortable and reasonably sized. It is really warm with under floor heating. The rooms have a good view over the valley. We stayed here for 3 nights and it is a great location to explore the area as well as relax at the farm itself. The breakfast is tasty. Staff are very...

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New yo
Reviewed 29 November 2016

This place is fantastic - easily the coolest and most enjoyable hotel I have ever been to. I had an amazing experience here and I would recommend it to anyone. Efstidalur is an actual working dairy farm with a small number of rooms, a restaurant, and an ice cream bar/cafe. The rooms are comfortable and cozy (ask for a room...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Was my second visit in 10 months. Pretty much a working farm, with restaurant attached to the barn. First time around I had the Icelandic meal, wonderful - great salad and soup, then lamb, trout (I think), mushrooms, potatoes. And of course their home made ice creams - salted caramel my favorite. So, in October I take my sons to...

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Beverly, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted to eat at an authentic Icelandic restaurant. We were also seeking super fresh ingredients. We are so glad we happened upon Farmhotel Efstidular. This beautiful property with spectacular views fit the bill. It has two restaurants on the property, a cafe and restaurant. The cafe has coffees, desserts and of course homemade ice cream and yogurt from their...

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Heidelberg, Germany
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I am a photographer and I stayed 2 nights in this hotel during my round trip through Iceland. As I arrived in the night I was lucky to easily find the hotel. The rooms are cozy and offer a heated floor and it was overall clean. The apartment offers a shower which works fine, only the ventilation system is useless...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This hotel truly has all the ingredients to be a perfect experience: it's in an idyllic location looking over an expanse of flat land, it has two particularly welcoming dogs with whom my sons fell in love, the included breakfast was outstanding and a great reflection on Icelandic food, the staff (particularly the Polish staff) were wonderfully helpful and friendly...

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Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

What a great suprise. From the friendly farm dogs, to the lovely family to the cute cabin style rooms. Warm and welcoming, with a personalised touch. Great location for the golden circle. The cabins were warm, clean, spacious and comfortable. To top it off we saw the northern lights. Food and ice cream were tasty! We just wish we had...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Support your local farmers!!!! This family is pure bliss, so humbled and so loving. They work hard on this farm to put food on the table for their guests and their home so why not come in and test out their homemade goods!!! The feta cheese is delicious and the ice cream + waffle cone is the perfect ending! Oh...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family run business that offer comfortable stays in the Icelandic country side. We offer rooms with great views over the valley and are right in the middle of the Golden Circle route. We also offer a summer time horse rental with trips to a local waterfall, as well as our farm to table restaurant and coffee shop with home made ice-creams. Here people can see into our dairy and watch the cows whilst they eat the products that come from them. Everyone is welcome to stop by here at Efstidalur for a taste of the traditional Icelandic farm life. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Farmhotel Efstidalur

Address: Efstidalur 2, Laugarvatn 840, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Laugarvatn
Price Range: €91 - €249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Farmhotel Efstidalur 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Rooms 1 to 5 overlook the valley and road, others (6 to 10) have a view of the hill/farm. We had 9 and 10; any is fine.”
  • Room 10
  • Rooms 6 to 10 at dusk in winter
 of 5 bubbles CCLS, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a cabin that faces the view”
  • The view from the cabin.
 of 5 bubbles markmarChristchurch, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view over the valley”
 of 5 bubbles TravellingHannah, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a view facing the valley”
 of 5 bubbles NathanM306, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The rooms that face out of the farm have better views, but I suspect the rooms are similar”
 of 5 bubbles psw21, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
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