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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved it for it's uniqueness; as the name implies it's a small guesthouse, which is being expanded - hopefully losing none of it's charm. The rooms were small, clean and comfortable, the doors don't fit, and the furniture and decor would best be described as individual - I liked the flying Geese! It's as far away from a chain...

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Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haukur and Hadda had it all in there hands, fabulous dinner, dance music from original vinyl records and breakfast you will not forget. Stunning view to Katla ready to erupt, what more can you ask for ?

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We loved staying at the Hrifunes Guesthouse. We booked a 4-person room but they had an empty room and let us take that as well! The guesthouse is warm, cozy, and welcoming. You MUST participate in the Hrifunes dinner, it is a really nice communal meal, and the food is the best you will eat in Iceland. Make sure to...

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1Thank Nick M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We made a last minute booking and couldn't have been happier. We stayed in a double room with shared bathroom but it is only shared by two rooms and when we stayed the other room was vacant. The staff are incredibly friendly and helpful giving us advice on driving routes, the weather, and where to go. There is a family...

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stayed at Hrifunes Guesthouse because our private guide for three days in the Highlands, Haukur ("Hawk") and his wife Heppa, are the owners of the guesthouse! He arranges for his clients to stay at their guesthouse if they are within the proximity. Even if Hawk had not arranged our stay, Hrifunes Guesthouse was our best overnight stay in Iceland...

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed for two nights and it was wonderful if you are wanting to explore the south region! Very cozy and the food was amazing! Also a great place to see the northern lights if they are out! Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay here. The rooms are very nicely decorated and comfortable - great bed, bathroom and shower. Our hostess cooked a delicious 3 course dinner which we had both nights of our stay. Breakfast is good too. The location is great for a mid-point on the South Coast. It's a rural area, so we saw a great...

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Friendly, helpfull owners. All 3 rooms really nice and clean. Photos on their website is really what you get. Great breakfast ! Because of our busy program we had no time to have dinner in the nice kitchen area and meet the other guests. Quiet place. Approx 10 min drive from the 209 highway over a brandnew asfalt road. Recommend...

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

I've stayed with Hadda and Haukur twice at Hrifunes and met up with them a third time in Reykjavik. They are consummate professionals and happy hosts, offering social experience and personable hospitality. I can't say enough about their warmth and generosity. The rooms are modern and well appointed. For those worried at remoteness, don't be. The location is perfect for...

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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed here because we wanted a b&b type of experience and because we'd read that it's a great place for a family-style meal. It also feels (is!) in the middle of nowhere, another draw. Note that there are 2 roads to get here from the main road. We didn't realize that and were coming from the east; that route...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cosy and rustic accommodation in South-Iceland. Hrifunes Guesthouse is located in the heart of South Iceland, close to Landmannalaugar and the highlands, Vatnajokull National Park, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon and the towns; Kirkjubaejarklaustur and Vik. A romantic and rustic guesthouse with a personal service and unique atmosphere. ... more   less 

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Address: Hrifunes | Kirkjubaejarklaustur - Vik, Kirkjubaejarklaustur 880, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Price Range: $201 - $410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“I'd recommend one with a view out over the inlet below, rather than in the main house or the other outer building that doesn't have a view.”
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 of 5 bubbles rrroww, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The Moroccan lamb was fabulous!”
 of 5 bubbles jlh1455, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room far away from the dining area unless you are one who would hang out there”
 of 5 bubbles Swanc, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I recommend staying in one of the rooms outside of the main house.”
 of 5 bubbles JudyM16, 6 Jun 2016 | Read review
“As this is not a hotel but a guesthouse situated in the rugged wilderness, I suppose the rooms in the main building are preferable.”
 of 5 bubbles 726carlfredrikg, 23 May 2016 | Read review
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