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Gauksmyri Lodge

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Gauksmyri, Hvammstangi 531, Iceland
+354 451 2927
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Good for horse lovers

We stayed one night and have no criticisms apart from the fact that the room and bathroom were... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Barry B
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Bungay, United Kingdom
Guesthouse with horses

This place was an interesting place to stop for a night. Check in consisted of here is your key and... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
Elissa H
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  • Very good30%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
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Gauksmyri, Hvammstangi 531, Iceland
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+354 451 2927
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Its taken a while to write this review but my daughter and I had the most wonderful 10 days exploring the North coast of Iceland and staying at this Horse farm and lodge 2016. The staff was beautiful and extremely friendly. The chef and food...More

Thank BeachTimeNYC
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

We booked this place coz they said they have horses. Its a very simple lodge with all basic amenities but the people go above and beyond to make your stay comfortable. The day we stayed there was snow storm so the owner offered us to...More

Thank VikramRagunathan
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

We arrived at this remote guest house as a tour group of 16. This is also a farm that has horses. The receptionist was friendly and immediately obliged when I asked if we could change our room to the ground floor as my husband had...More

Thank LeonieshorncliffeQLD
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

My party of 3 stayed at the Gauksmýri Lodge for one night in the family style room (multiple twin beds that could be used separately or together depending on how big you needed your bed to be). This family business is so lovely! We were...More

Thank seesumigo
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Had a light snack here and then a demonstration of the five (this is unique to this breed) gaits of the Icelandic horses. I think there is a minimum requirement of at least 10 people for this show. We then had a tour of the...More

Thank metaligenics
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

I stopped at Gauksmýri on my drive up North, because I had read about their barbecue dinner buffet and was curious to try it. At first I wasn't sure if the restaurant was open, but it was, although I think most of the people eating...More

Thank Kim T
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

Stopped here with a group for the horse show and barn tour. It was quite interesting and enjoyed by all our group who came from farm areas in Canada. They had blankets to keep you warm during the show.

Thank Saskwatches
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stayed here on our tour of the Ring Road. The room is small, like most of these guest houses and lodges in Iceland but it was comfortable and that's what matters. The staff was nice, we arrived very late and missed the dinner but...More

Thank activitygirl32
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