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Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived after a long a difficult drive to find an almost deserted hotel. There was a lot of snow and our room was away from the dining area. To get to our room we had several steps to climb which were covered in a deep layer of snow . This was not dealt with during our stay and we...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Our room in the yellow house was OK, but no TV or drinks making facilities in the room. When you get back after a hard days trekking and you've shed your damp clothes, you don't want to be dressing up again and walking across a courtyard to get a hot drink or watch TV. Ditto in the morning - facilities...

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San Clemente, California
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We are a family of 6 and rented all 3 cottages. They are small, but quaint, with awesome little bathrooms. My 4 kids shared the other two cottages and thought it was awesome. Often sitting on front step and looking out at all the fields of horses and petting them over the fence. Loved the openness and large property that...

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Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Unique place to stay on a very quiet property. The staff was very friendly and even came to get us when the Northern Lights came out. The animals on site were interesting to see, they have Ravens, foxes, chickens and a goat!

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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Blind raven, dine in the dark resturant is an absolutly fantastic experience. Recommended for everyone not at least staff groups, friends and families. Very good food and not messy at all. Special way of eating and mingling.

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Hólmfríður, thank you very much for such a nice review, we are doing our best to make our customers happy! We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed our new restaurant and we hope to see you again some day. Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt

Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I really enjoyed our stay here. We had a double room with two single beds in the Longhouse. Its very basic but still comfortable and somewhat fitting the surroundings. I loved the fact that we were woken up by animals poking their noses at our window. Breakfast was served in the main house and again basic but very good. We...

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Als888, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and we really hope to see you some next time! Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt

Canada
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed in one of the buildings on this farm, the one just in front of the building with the reception and restaurant. PROS: The farm is nice, lots of animals if you love them: sheeps, horses, foxes, pigs, chickens... And a pretty nice park for children. Room was clean and the view was amazing. Beds were comfy. Place was...

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Espionne_Russe, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place. As for the wifi code, you could asked for another one, it is for free, so if you had more devices, it is no problem to ask for another one, our staff would be...

Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived after a day of traveling down through back roads,through the mountain over enormous pot holes in torrential high windy downpours. We were exhausted from the travel. I was about to kiss the ground when we safely arrived. The host sent two assistants to take the luggage from our car and bring them up to our rooms. They helped...

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Snspshot, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and you are always very welcome here! Thank you again and we really hope to see you some next time! Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt

Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for two nights. First night I was the only person here so it was nice and quite. Decided to have dinner at the restaurant/pub on site. Was surprised at how expensive it was 5500 for a lamb dish. But it was a huge amount of food that came out and it was yum. The shower pressure was crap-...

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear sheldonj660, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and you are always very welcome here! We hope you enjoyed your travelling throught Europe, until you went back home in New Zeland! :) Thank you again and we really hope to see you...

Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This place was excellent! It is charming, friendly, and relaxing. The farm offers several animals to enjoy, including a dog, a rabbit, a pig and several Icelandic horses to see. The restaurant offers a wonderful European breakfast with meats, rolls, cheeses, fresh veggies and fruit, as well as fresh waffles, juice, coffee and hot chocolate. The restaurant offers dinner, and...

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Lisa O, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and you are always very welcome here! Thank you again and we really hope to see you some next time! Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vatnsholt is a newly renovated country lodge in a beautiful setting above the lake of Villingarholt. From Vatnsholt you will enjoy a magnificent view where you can easily spot the Westman islands (Vestmannaeyjar), the glacier of Eyjafjall (Eyjafjallajökull), the Tinda Mountains (Tindfjöll), the famous volcano Hekla and the slopes of Hella. Vatnsholt is conveniently located 70 km from Reykjavik with an easy access from the main highway, only 16 km from the nearest town of Selfoss where you will find all the modern comforts a town has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vatnsholt

Address: Vatnsholt 2, Selfoss 801, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Price Range: €47 - €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vatnsholt 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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