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Hotel Smyrlabjorg

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Plano, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed twice. Once in 10/2015 and again 5/2017. Very friendly first time. Clean and good food. Still ok but not as friendly. Food prices increased significantly. Food only ok. On a working farm area it appears. Flies were a bit of an issue in the room. Based on places we stayed not the worst but not best either.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Excellent large rooms in this family run farm/hotel. Will use this hotel again. Warm and friendly greeting. Restaurant provides very good value for money meals. We had lobster tails for dinner, surprised to find 12 on each of our plates.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views are great, only minutes from hot pots, really convenient side dinning room to eat your own food from the grocery store in Höfn. We ate in the restaurant one night and had the lamb burger and it was really good. There's a really great art shop in Höfn in the same building as the wool shop. The staff...

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San Luis Obispo, California, United States
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here two nights with my wife and some friends. Rooms were comfortable and clean. Good bed and views. Ate breakfast at the restaurant and dinner. Breakfast was pretty good. Its buffet style. One of the items was cow tongue . i ate it. Good stuff. Had a lamb hamburger for dinner. That was really tasty. Staff was all super...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2017

If there is anything striking for me with this hotel, it's that it resembles the hotel from The Shining. The hotel is a bit old and it is in the middle of nowhere. We stayed there as part of our tour package from Extreme Iceland. The food is a bit pricy (quite usual for Iceland) and the bathroom needs some...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 29 March 2017

LOCATION Just off of the Ring Road, if you're in the area you can't go wrong and you will have no trouble finding in. While there may not be much to do within a walking distance, at least not in the winter, you're only about 20 minutes from Jokulsarlon and Hofn. HOTEL / RECEPTION Checked in just before 9pm, the...

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Sydney
Reviewed 21 March 2017

After a long drive from the capital we were looking forward to a hot shower and a comfy bed and we are happy to say this hotel came through. It all starts with the friendly receptionist Gudbjorg Hilja, who was also more than happy to assist us with our onward journey providing places to see. The buffet breakfast the following...

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Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Bus trips stop here to spend the night and the restaurant is good anyways, even thou they will have the income and that speaks good of the place. Rooms are big service is kind, paid 234 EUR in low season, for a room for 4, breakfast included. Maybe too much info but that helps knowing based on what was the...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 19 March 2017

When we pulled up to the hotel in the late evening, there were a handful of buses parked in the lot. The hotel appears to cater to large tour groups out of Reykjavik. The hotel is quite busy and can get noisy. It took us a long time to check in. No one was at the front desk and it...

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived here after a full day of driving seeing sites along the way. Closeby for a 40 minute drive to visit the beautiful Glacier Lagoon and a little further to hike the glacier...whereby you can hire boots... Rooms were comfortable but basic....we had no soap!! Great place to sight the Northern lights as there are no city lights here....

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  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Smyrlabjörg is family owned country hotel between Jökulsárlón and Höfn. We offer 52 rooms all with private bathroom. Triple rooms and family rooms are also available as double and single rooms. Meals are available for guests in our restaurant; in summer time we offer a dinner buffet and a menu. In low season we only offer menu. On the menu we use local products from our local farmers, and all fish and lobster we buy in Höfn. We really hope you will enjoy your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Smyrlabjorg

Address: Smyrlabjoerg | Hornafirdi, Vatnajokull National Park 781, Iceland
Region: Iceland > East Region > Vatnajokull National Park
Price Range: $203 - $401 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 52
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“Overnight stay if U R visiting jokulsarlon glacier lagoon and food is very expensive. No shops around. Best located to see northern lights”
Nandhaa, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms seem the same”
Maradenver, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a waterfall view”
Wanderlust0602, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on an upper floor.”
D-KfromMAUI, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I'd suggest a room a further back from the entry. Groups stay here & it could be loud when they all leave (we weren't bothered on our stay).”
MKW777, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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