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Guesthouse Skalafell

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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night at this guesthouse. The guesthouse offers cabins for larger groups, but my wife and rented a room in the guest house with a shared bathroom. It was a really nice experience and the breakfast that was provided was great!

Thank Mat_Cope
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We stayed here for one night, and the cabin we stayed in had plenty of space and the shower/restrooms were good. out of the places we stayed, this was on our favorites list for rooms. We did get an opportunity to see the northern lights...More

Thank Texan522
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The Guesthouse Skalafell is nestled in a tiny village near the scenic waterfall of the same name. A surprisingly large and very cool outdoor sauna and hot tub are available on an outdoor deck. The bathroom is small but functional.

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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

The guesthouse is located near jokulsarlon and easy to find. The owner/manager of the guesthouse is nice and friendly. Our cabin is quite spacious and cozy. Breakfast is ok but limited variety. Although the place is located out of town but if you plan to...More

Thank Gift_piyada
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Beautiful log cabins. Spacious, good shower, parking right outside the chalet. Excellent home made food for evening meal and breakfast. Very helpful staff, and voted the best place we stayed on our whole trip on the circular drive around Iceland by all members of th...More

Thank Katharine54
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US$114 - US$245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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15 June 2017|
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Yes, breakfast is included.
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16 January 2017|
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I am not quite sure as I was there in August. Please check with other sources or the guesthouse. As far as I could remember, the guesthouse is right next to highway. One doesn't need to go off road to get to the... More
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"Ask for a room facing the waterfall"
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"Chalets were a good choice, rather than inside the main building"
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"Get yourself a private cabin with the waterfall view"
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