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Carrara, Italy
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place in South Iceland. We arrived late evening after a big tour. The receptionist was super kind and available for any kind of suggestions! Our room, even if was with shared toilets, was super cozy, clean, greate atmosphere... And due we were here for our honey moon, they gave us a basket with wine, chocolate and candy! The dinner...

1Thank Andrea C
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Our second night in Iceland was at Hestheimar. Great service, they even managed to wash & dry our very wet clothes before we left the next morning. Rooms are spacious and the bathroom was big as well. An unexpected pleasure was the hot spring fed tub at the back of the guesthouse. We had it to ourselves while watching the...

1Thank rirv76
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located in an incredibly beautiful natural surrounding. The rooms are furnished fondly with lovely details. Staff was exceptionally nice and very attentive. They explained everything, even prepared an extra side dish suitable for my allergy. Breakfast had great variety. As soon as you enter the hotel you feel like being in someone's home, they have slippers for...

1Thank Solarplant
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the apartment adjoining the stable. What a wonderful, peaceful location! Staff was friendly and helpful--gave us a tip for a beautiful nearby waterfall. Both dinner and breakfast were DELICIOUS and served in a charming kitchen/dining area. Wish we could have stayed longer. Nice horses, kittens and assorted other farm animals. Great experience!

1Thank Andrea R
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I really dislike writing negative reviews, and I don't take doing so lightly, but our stay at Hestheimar was the biggest letdown of our otherwise wonderful visit to Iceland. We booked a cottage a few months in advance, and it was to be one of the highlights of our nine-day trip -- beautiful views, lots of privacy, a little kitchen,...

Thank Shannon M
Hestheimar851, Owner at Guesthouse at Hestheimar, responded to this review

Hello, Please accept our deepest apologies! I will check with my Team what has happened,it looks like several errors in a row which made this outcome. I can very well understand your disappointment. Naturally, the Team member doing the check in, should have apologized to you, as well as offer you some compensation, such as FREE riding tour or FREE...

Reviewed 27 June 2016

We stayed in the cottages, not the actual guesthouse. This granted us more privacy and made for a really great view. Unfortunately we were there only one night, but we enjoyed very minute of it. Breakfast was included and it was one of the best on our whole trip through Iceland.

1Thank Svenja H
Burlington, Connecticut
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We chose this place because it's a horse farm, but then we ended up riding at another farm down the road which online appeared to suit our preferences better. However, the cottage was a nice place to stay. Maybe a bit small for a family of 4, but it has a fridge, a stove, a sink and plates, utensils &...

Thank DJTrekkie
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings, very nice farm. Staff exceptionally polite, helpful. Very comfortable room, simple and clean and homey. Everything casual. Great place for kids to see horses, sheep, goats, piglets. Very nice breakfast buffet.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

Totally enjoyed my stay here! We love the kitchen and amenities provided. Great location too! Good breakfast spread~ Will sure come back when i return to Iceland! Went on an hour Icelandic horse tour, friendly guide who brought around the river and Grand Canyon!

1Thank nocturnalette
Montreal, QC
Reviewed 20 May 2016

I love the Hestheimar. I keep coming back because I love the location, the rooms are very nice, comfortable, and clean, the owners and staff are very friendly, accommodating, and eager to make sure you're having a great stay, and the food's delicious. I stayed here with my boyfriend for a couple of nights as we explored the area and...

1Thank SpeedbirdO

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
2 Hot tubs. One outside the main building, the other by the Guest house. Great view over volcano Hekla and Eyjafjallajokull. Only 1 hour's drive from the capital, Reykjavik. Free Wi Fi. Free parking. Great location in South Iceland. Horse rental open all year. ... more   less 

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Address: Asahreppi Hestheimar, Hella 851, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Hella
Price Range: €124 - €211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Guesthouse at Hestheimar 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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