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Vatnsholt

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This is s working farm and the owner couldn't have been more helpful. She was chatty and nothing was too much trouble. Although the bed was comfortable the pillow wasn't and a decent curtain to keep out the light (24hours of light in July) would have been welcome. However, overall it was a welcoming place to stay.

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

Dear bollidarling, 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

Burlington, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We ended up here because our planned accommodation had been a failure. It was clean and had a good breakfast which included fresh made waffles! We stayed in a family room with a bunk bed for the kids. Did not rent horses or eat dinner but would recommend a stay.

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

Dear DJTrekkie, 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

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Nice, clean and large rooms; some with a view to Hekla, Vestmanneyjar and Eyjafjallajökul. Tingvellir etc. is about 30-45 minuttes drive away. The nearby town Selfoss offers numerous shops, supermarkets and restaurants. The place is great for families. There are dogs and icelandic horses around and medium-sized playground. The restaurant "Rauda Husid" in the nearby town Eyrarbakki is worth to...

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

Dear McKragen, 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

Dresden, Germany
Reviewed 19 May 2016

I staid with my family in their new blue house which is located approximately 5 minutes drive from the main hotel. The house is newly renovated and absolutely great for a small group (up to 10 people). We were able to cook our own dinner and the living room is really big and cozy. While our little son was already...

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

Dear crisscross101, 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

Cornwall, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We spent two nights there and our hosts were great! We had a supper that was just wonderfull and would give competition to any five star restaurant. We had a family room that was spacious with bathroom. The room was beautiful, very clean. Our hosts gave us a lot of information about what to see and if I ever have...

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

Dear heartbeatrn, 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

Bourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Stayed at Vatnsholt as a supervisor on a school trip along with four other staff and 34 kids. Somewhere along the line I must've drawn the short straw, as describing our room as basic is flattering to deceive - nothing other than a lamp and two beds, and a shared bathroom downstairs. However, having had the pleasure of checking out...

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

Dear CatnipThieves, 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! And please, do not hesitate to ask for better room, we would love to...

Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

The owners are so friendly and have very amusing pets (two, adorable dogs, an african grey parrot, ravens, and arctic foxes!) Margaret,co-owner of Vatnsholt, made us a delicious three course dinner herself! The rooms were clean and warm and We even saw the Northern Lights from the living room window! This place is peaceful and beautiful and perfect getaway from...

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

Dear Shelley P, 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

Selby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2015

I originally wrote an excellent review as the property and the food were nice. However on my return home I found that they had charged me twice for my accommodation. I contacted them and they admitted the mistake and promised to refund the money. I have been chasing and chasing and they refuse to reply. I now do not feel...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 November 2015

My friends and I stayed in a family room in the White House for one night in November 2015. The staff were very friendly, and there was a parrot in the main building which proved entertaining. I think the only other people staying were a couple who we bumped into at breakfast - the farm house seemed empty except for...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We stayed in one of the cabins. And the view was truly amazing. Just farm and mountains. Room was fine. BEWARE the cabins have small water heaters. So take quick showers. Halfway through my shower, I lost hot water and had to go outside to the cabin next door to finish off my shower. Even besides the hot water, overall...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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 

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Address: Vatnsholt 2, Selfoss 801, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Price Range: €66 - €163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vatnsholt 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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