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Hotel Glymur

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Slightly disappointing outside, ( perhaps it us the Icelandic weather) but a coat of paint would not go amiss. However when you step inside the hotel is really lovely. Staff are friendly. Rooms are spacious and well appointed , with very comfortable beds. Access if you like to two hot tubs. The restaurant is excellent and breakfast is outstanding, the...

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

People seemed kind but were not at all concerned that our TV never worked. They claimed that they were doing all they could, but nothing was ever done. Room tiny so much two people could not walk around at the same time. Food very good.

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Reviewed 11 April 2017

During our partial island round tour we stayd three days at this hotel and it was the bet place during our whole holiday. Everthing is clean and neat. Nice rooms with spectacular sea view. The breakfat buffet is great. Location is very good overlooking the fjord and easy accesible from the capital either via the tunnel or via a bit...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 April 2017

The Hotel Gymur is a shining northern light in itself. The staff and location are excellent. Ragna and Arna were welcoming, efficient and professional in all aspects, delivering attention and care to every need (including meeting with the florist on our behalf and driving me to Arkranes to get the flowers for the day ...after a very late night!). Not...

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Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 28 March 2017

On a recent visit to Iceland we did not book one night. On our travels we happened across Glymur Hotel and Restaurant. The best meal in Iceland from one of the top chefs celebrating 10 years. The hotel is an art gallery of exciting items, has a wonderful view across the bay. We walked a short path over a creek...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 March 2017

For the price, I wanted to like this place more than we did. The drive to the hotel was probably the most treacherous of all our legs throughout the entire 1600km drive, but this was a few days after a big snow storm hit the country. There is a low chance we would have made it a) near to this...

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London
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The villas are very good quality with amazing views of the fjord. The kids loved sitting in the hot tub and taking in the view. We had a lovely walk down to the local church and nearer to the fjord. We didn't eat in the hotel restaurant for 2 reasons. The cost seemed extortionately high (even by Icelandic standards) and...

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Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We were here for a "destination wedding" in March. The views were incredible, the food was superb, the rooms were beautiful. The staff was attentive, friendly, warm and extremely helpful. Everyone did their best to make our stay a wonderful experience by recommending places to visit, how to get there and what to expect in terms of weather and road...

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Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The location of this hotel is stunning with an incredible view of the Whale Fjord. We stayed 2 nights in a double room overlooking the fjord. The room and shower bathroom are on the small side but adequate for a couple of nights. If you are planning a longer stay I would go for one of the suites or villas....

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Reviewed 26 February 2017

We stayed in the Romantic Villa for 2 nights, this week, end of Feb 2017. The Villa finish was very high standard and comfortable. We chose this location for both it's remoteness and its accessibility to other parts of the island, being just over an hour from Reykjavik. The staff were very friendly, helpful and caring when it came to...

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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: $281 - $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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Glymur Hotel Akranes
Hotel Glymur Iceland/Akranes
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