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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We rented a cottage even though it was just the 2 of us for one night. It was awesome and we only regret that we couldn't stay longer since the cottage was great. There was a hot tub (you have to fill it yourself), a lovely deck and a nice sitting area. The rooms were on the smaller side, but...

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Islesboro, Maine
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We got a good and convenient camping spot here. Wifi was great. However the washer/dryer was broken and the communal kitchen area was packed. We didn't realize how in town it really was, so it was a little loud right next to a main road.

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Overall this place was good value for money considering the prices for accommodation in Iceland. Located in a good location. Breakfast was good - especially the waffles (they have fresh batter and a waffle iron for you to make your own batch). The water smells of sulphur but this is characteristic of the area - you get used to it....

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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We were really disappointed to find out upon arrival that we had to pay 45 € extra for having 2 people even if we had booked a double room (cottage). Very misleading pricing. The initial price was 75 €. Also the breakfast was not included in the price. With this said, the value for money is not in place and...

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Olafur G, Owner at Gesthus Selfoss, responded to this review

It is always difficult when people doesnt understand what they book and like in this case have to pay more than they expected in the beginning. When booking a room single people can book double room and mark as one person.. Then they get discount from the double room price. Price for double room is 120 EUR and price for...

Richland, Washington
Reviewed 14 July 2016

we stayed in one of the cabins. It was very quiet - only heard neighbors for a bit. This place has a hot tub which felt fantastic. we sat and talked with other campers for a long time and totally enjoyed our stay. would recommend to others - off the main street and quiet.

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We camped here with our tent for 2 nights. The ground was not too hard, the staff was really friendly and the big clean kitchen/sitting area came in very handy! And they have a really cute cat :) It was the cheapest camping we had in Iceland but definitely the best.

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 28 June 2016

+ Warm and cozy Great location with trees around like in a small forest. Clean. Friendly staff and great breakfast( I really enjoined the waffles you bake on your own ). Extra bonus the hot tubes ,it was a nice experience bathing in a hot tub at night with snow around and freezing temperature 😊 - A hairdryer would be...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I'm reluctant to write this review but feel people need to be aware of the product before booking. I stayed at Gesthus Selfoss 4 nights in May and am amazed at the high reviews. I couldn't wait to leave and would have but the area was heavily booked. The walls are super thin in these duplex cabin-style rooms. When our...

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Olafur G, Owner at Gesthus Selfoss, responded to this review

Dear John Nobody should stay in a Guesthouse he is unsatisfaid with and I really wander why you never talked to us and asked to check out as we would gladly help you to find another solution. It would have taken us minutes.. I can understand your dissapointment because you thought you had booked our luxury summerhouse when you booked...

Sweden
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Cute cottages and well equipped. Though, the stay will be dependant on your next door neighbours, because of thin walls. Over all nice stay for the price. Shops and restaurants nearby. Recommend a night stay here! 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻🇮🇸🇮🇸🇮🇸🇮🇸

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Silverthorne, Colorado
Reviewed 25 May 2016

After many hours of driving, and days without a shower, my brother and I stumbled upon this little gem. We had a camper van, so we stayed in the campsite area. It was quiet, clean, and peaceful. The owner was super friendly, the kitchen was tidy and stocked with everything we needed, and the bathrooms were spacious and clean. We...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Gesthus Selfoss offers warm and cozy accommodation to people visiting South Iceland. We are located in the heart of the town Selfoss.We are called "The Star of the south" because of our location between all the interesting attractions in South Iceland.Gesthus consists of 22 nice little bungalows nestled between the trees (we call it the forest). Each house can accommodate from 1 to 4 guests.Every house has its private bathroom with WC and shower, cooking facilities and refrigerator. Our guests have access to two hot tubs heated with geothermal water, which are open during the summer time.In summer time our breakfast buffet is open from 8:00-10:00 hrs in our service center. ... more   less 

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Address: Engjavegur 56, Selfoss 800, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Price Range: €82 - €312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Get a room closer to the reception to get better Wifi signal”
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“Get the Hof cottage if you have a large group or family or want a private hot tub”
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“Ask for a room near the reception for good wifi signal”
makapon, 16 Dec 2015 | Read review
“For 2 people a room in a cottage is perfect.”
LucasLondon_UK, 4 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If WIFI is essential, mention it at the time of booking, because some cabins are a bit distant from the router”
emvi-op-reis, 19 Jun 2015 | Read review
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