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Gauksmyri Lodge

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Gauksmyri, Hvammstangi 531, Iceland
+354 451 2927
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Lovely place

We spent one night in this lodge especially made for horse lovers but also a good place to stay if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
bomb73
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Milan, Italy
via mobile
Great Farmhouse Stay

We only stayed for 1 night and could not enjoy the horse barn tour. We loved the friendly welcome... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
kazuzu111
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Boston, MA
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“one night” (4 reviews)
“soup” (4 reviews)
“horse show” (3 reviews)
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Gauksmyri, Hvammstangi 531, Iceland
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+354 451 2927
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"one night"
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"soup"
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"horse show"
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"icelandic horses"
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"the kitchen"
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"bread"
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"living room"
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"light snack"
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"peaceful location"
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"stayed here"
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"rhubarb cake"
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"tour group"
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"road trip"
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"staff were very friendly"
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"buffet"
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"demonstration"
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"breakfast"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent one night in this lodge especially made for horse lovers but also a good place to stay if you want to take a look @ the Vatnsnes penisula. Rooms are a bit small and bathroom a bit old but this also give it...More

Thank bomb73
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We only stayed for 1 night and could not enjoy the horse barn tour. We loved the friendly welcome and the peaceful atmosphere. The place is decorated with horse theme decor and there are plenty of spots to lounge or walk around the farm. Our...More

Thank kazuzu111
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just loved everything about the place. The receptionist Alina was the sweetest lady. She was sociable and explained so much about the Icelandic way of life (we had numerous questions!). There is a coffee machine in the lobby. Our room, a double room with...More

Thank specas
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

If you are visiting the Skagi Peninsula and are looking for good accommodation with easy sofas and excellent food, then look no further. In fact, I would go so far as to say that this was one of my favourite stays in my 9 day/9...More

Thank KGHLLH
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

We stayed at Gauksmyri Lodge on our way back to Reykjavik during the ring road loop. It was only for 1 night and there were actually not many choices near this area. The farmhouse staff were very friendly, both of the hotel and of the...More

Thank Jer75
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

The hotel is in a very peaceful location and our room looked out over the track, we were lucky enough to see a horse being trained. The place is traditional and rustic although the restaurant was quite modern. The staff were professional and service was...More

Thank Keith C
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

We did not allow enough time at the wonderful location! In our 7 day Ring Road adventure, we only had one night here and it wasn't enough. It's fairly remote, but in a lovely, peaceful location. We stayed 4 people in a Quint room (5...More

Thank Jlr1013
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

Unique place to stay specially for those who are horse lovers as this a farm house. Although the place is very rustic is very well kept clean and nice decorated. The breakfast was really good, I have to say it was my favorite breakfast in...More

Thank Tai_Travels
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

We stayed one night and have no criticisms apart from the fact that the room and bathroom were tiny. There was barely room to open a case. However, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was more than adequate with a good selection...More

Thank Barry B
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This place was an interesting place to stop for a night. Check in consisted of here is your key and call me if you need anything. We we lucky enough to arrived mid afternoon and have the whole place to ourselves for a couple of...More

Thank Elissa H
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