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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Our family group stayed for 4 nights in a one-bedroom lodge with a huge living/dining/kitchen area, and a two-bedroom lodge next door with smaller living area. Both were just great - floor to ceiling windows the length of the lodge with the most magnificent views over the fjord and mountains. They were extremely comfortable, spacious, tastefully furnished, very warm and...

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Amersham
Reviewed 3 April 2014

We stayed one night here on our way up to Grundarfjorddur.The hotel staff could not have done more to make us feel welcome .The food/ dinner was of the highest standard. Delicious lamb in particular.There was a violent storm in the night and we were told that it was too dangerous to drive due to the very high winds and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Our stay was a very pleasant experience at Hotel Glymur. We stayed in a Small Villa as a group of 4. The amenities were excellent. The villa was clean, the beds comfortable and the service very friendly. The views from the balcony are stunning, and the view from the bedroom is so nice to wake up to. The remote location...

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Wales
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Great location for a first night in Iceland, only half hour drive north of Reykjavik. Outstanding site on north bank of fjord. Ask for a room with fjord view. Staff helpful and friendly, food - top notch. Great hot tubs!

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Reviewed 19 March 2014

I have been travel to Iceland on my 6th anniversary with my husband. We choose the Glymur hotel because of the picture and reviews from tripadvisor site and we weren't disappoint at all. The hotel stand to face of the big view to the lake and mountain. We stayed in one of the villa name " Black House " as...

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This was our first hotel outside of Reykjavik and we were not disappointed. We took the fjord route which was mainly clear on the trip out and the hotel was easy to find up on the hill overlooking the water. We booked one of the lodge rooms for 2 nights and we liked the freedom, privacy, peace and space this...

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Whitstable, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 March 2014

Our 1st stop from airport, quite a long drive, took a couple of hours. Nice setting with views over Fjord. Short walk from room along wooden pathway to the hot tubs, lovely 40+ degrees as opposed to 0 degrees out of tub, hence run back to room with robe on after a long soak with a glass of wine (from...

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Bembridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Arrived via the longer Fjord route, which seemed a lot longer than the 15mins additional time than using the tunnel, however It was snowing and would not recommend this route if snow is settling on the road! Staff were very helpful giving advise on trips out and forecast for the Northern Lights with wake up service offered if they are...

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Reviewed 7 March 2014

We stayed as a party of 3 in a two bedroom bungalow for two nights. Getting around Iceland is easy and the hotel was simple to find following the flags from the main road. The location provided decent stepping stone for exploring Snaefellsnes peninsular. The staff were friendly and relaxed, though the hotel's dining area and menu feel formal, and...

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Darien, Illinois
Reviewed 5 March 2014

We stayed here for one night, in a two story room facing the mountain. The room was very spacious with a couch and chair on the main level, and the bed up on the upper level. We really missed having a fjord view, however. Our room was right over the main entrance and we could hear people when they came...

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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: $255 - $374 (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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“A room overlooking the fjord is lovely, woolly hat needed for hot tub :-)”
 of 5 bubbles lucymC4578ZC, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“mountain view room is best for Northern Lights; make sure to try to hot tubs; definitely make a reservation at the restaurant.”
 of 5 bubbles jacksonh664, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It´s lovely to have a room with view over the fjords.”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaMaack, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I reccomend room that faces the fjord”
 of 5 bubbles 381sveinbj_rn_, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“We reserved one of the six stand-alone villas rather than a hotel room. GREAT choice.”
 of 5 bubbles C8674UXjulieb, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
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