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Reviewed 19 March 2014

I have been travel to Iceland on my 6th anniversary with my husband. We choose the Glymur hotel because of the picture and reviews from tripadvisor site and we weren't disappoint at all. The hotel stand to face of the big view to the lake and mountain. We stayed in one of the villa name " Black House " as...

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This was our first hotel outside of Reykjavik and we were not disappointed. We took the fjord route which was mainly clear on the trip out and the hotel was easy to find up on the hill overlooking the water. We booked one of the lodge rooms for 2 nights and we liked the freedom, privacy, peace and space this...

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Our 1st stop from airport, quite a long drive, took a couple of hours. Nice setting with views over Fjord. Short walk from room along wooden pathway to the hot tubs, lovely 40+ degrees as opposed to 0 degrees out of tub, hence run back to room with robe on after a long soak with a glass of wine (from...

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Bembridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Arrived via the longer Fjord route, which seemed a lot longer than the 15mins additional time than using the tunnel, however It was snowing and would not recommend this route if snow is settling on the road! Staff were very helpful giving advise on trips out and forecast for the Northern Lights with wake up service offered if they are...

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Reviewed 7 March 2014

We stayed as a party of 3 in a two bedroom bungalow for two nights. Getting around Iceland is easy and the hotel was simple to find following the flags from the main road. The location provided decent stepping stone for exploring Snaefellsnes peninsular. The staff were friendly and relaxed, though the hotel's dining area and menu feel formal, and...

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1Thank Aberdeenshire1
Darien, Illinois
Reviewed 6 March 2014

We stayed here for one night, in a two story room facing the mountain. The room was very spacious with a couch and chair on the main level, and the bed up on the upper level. We really missed having a fjord view, however. Our room was right over the main entrance and we could hear people when they came...

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Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2014

My husband and I spent four nights here in a fjord facing room. The hotel is in a beautiful setting overlooking the fjord. All the staff were really accommodating and very helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Our room was very comfortable and warm and lovely to come back to at the end of the day. The hot tubs...

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London
Reviewed 2 March 2014

The hotel setting is superb but our room seemed overpriced given that it faced the mountains rather than the Fjord [note to self double check the small print when booking !] We found having the bed on an upper tier of the room a bit of a nuisance and we noticed that we could hear the people next door clattering...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Stayed for 3 nights at end of February to see the Northern Lights and the Golden Circle sights. We were lucky enough to see the northern lights on 2 nights with the staff letting us know as soon as they appeared. The Golden circle is not too far which we did on the first day and spent the second day...

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yorkshire
Reviewed 28 February 2014

My wife and I stayed here, in Feb 2014. Fantastic setting, particularly if you get a room facing the fjord. The restaurant is nice although the menu can be a bit limiting if your are staying for a few nights. Excellent location for visiting the Gullfoss waterfall and the national park. Best to have a car if staying here, and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Romantic boutique hotel, only 75 min from Keflavik International Airport. Located on a high hillside over viewing the sea. The hotel has 22 mini-suite, spa area, library, piano-bar, conference facilities and magical surroundings. The hotel has a large art collection and beautiful restaurant. Looking for something different? This is it. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Glymur

Address: Hvalfjorder (Whale Fjord) - Northern Shore, Akranes, Iceland
Region: Iceland > West Region > Akranes
Price Range: $274 - $417 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Glymur 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Half of the rooms have great views facing the fjord.”
 of 5 bubbles ValentinaVH1, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with fjord view”
 of 5 bubbles AHAJT, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any of the Villas! Amazing and well worth their cost!”
  • View from the Hotel in late Feb 2017
  • Terrace view of hot tub and Hvalfjorour from inside lounge
 of 5 bubbles scotte577, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
“A room overlooking the fjord is lovely, woolly hat needed for hot tub :-)”
 of 5 bubbles lucymC4578ZC, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“mountain view room is best for Northern Lights; make sure to try to hot tubs; definitely make a reservation at the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles jacksonh664, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
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