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This hotel was hands down an amazing experience!!! High end everything!!! It was definitely a boutique experience. We stayed at six hotels during our two week stay and this hotel all around was the best of the best.
From the minute we entered the hotel...More
Although quite pricey, the Hotel Grimsborgir is worth a stay, with an easy-to-find location, comfortable, pristine, and spacious rooms surrounded by beautiful views, coupled with wonderful amenities such as outdoor hot tubs that are filled each evening for guests to enjoy. The main building boasts...More
This is a delightful hotel. Modern, clean, and an extremely pleasant and accommodating staff. We stayed for three nights and explored many Iceland highlights, using the hotel as a base. Warning. The bottles of wine are ridiculously priced. Selling inexpensive wine for $136 a bottle....More
I came to this hotel for business purposes for 10 nights.
From the moment I landed at the airport I knew I was in for a treat. I was met by the hotel owner who, along with his wife, transported me to the hotel.
To be fair, if I was just reviewing Icelandic hotels, I would have given Hotel Grimsborgir an excellent rating. But as many other Iceland reviewers have noted, by world standards, there are not many really great hotels in Iceland. You need to accept this fact...More
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US$473 - US$1,063 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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The hotel is located in the countryside, 10 minutes from Selfoss the closest town. It is on the golden circle route so there are many activities and things to see and do around the area. You can do the golden circle... More
The hotel is located in the countryside, 10 minutes from Selfoss the closest town. It is on the golden circle route so there are many activities and things to see and do around the area. You can do the golden circle one day or even do part of it in one day and the other half on another day because there are many small stops and interesting things to do.
You can also go to the south coast on one of the days.
There is an outdoor swimming pool in selfoss which is only 10 minutes drive from us, and also other pools in all of the towns around us, as well as natural pools such as: Secret Lagoon and Fontana Spa (in Fontana Spa they also bake rye bread in the ground in the natural hot springs around them and you can join a short tour to see how they bake and taste it)
You can do horse riding on one of the farms in the area, which can be great fun for both children and adults.
Hveragerði is a town about 20 minute drive from here, where there are a lot of hot spring around and inside the town, there are green houses there (Where they even grow bananas!) and also a hot river which you can hike up to and bathe in the natural hot river. It takes about 1 hour to hike up to the river, but the accesibility depends on the weather when you are here. If you are coming now in the winter months it might be more complicated to access the path up the mountain to the river.
Snow mobiling - you can do snow mobiling from Gullfoss waterfall. There can be two persons on each snowmobile so you could take the children with you or you can pay a little extra to have one of the children to go with one of the guides if you prefer.
There are even more things you can do around here so if you have anything specific in mind, please do not hesitate to contact us via e-mail.
María Brá Finnsdóttir