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    Guesthouse Skalafell

    Route 1, Hofn 781, Iceland
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    2017-08-18 2017-08-19
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    • Excellent52%
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    “home cooked” (6 reviews)
    “clean cabin” (3 reviews)
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    1 - 5 of 113 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Family of four stayed here for 2 nights in late June 2017. We had a small little house for our stay which had multiple bedrooms,kitchen,living space and 2 bathrooms which was just spectacular as many places in Iceland have shared bathrooms and that sort of...More

    Thank desslock
    Reviewed 4 June 2017

    The cabins are very nice and clean, the breakfast is delicious and the scenery amazing.The guesthouse is on a working farm and we were there in May so there were several adorable lambs running around in the fields. Also the owners have a friendly Icelandic...More

    1  Thank Amy R
    Reviewed 14 May 2017

    This is a very cute little guesthouse. We did not stay in a cabin, but instead in a room with a shared bathroom. The surroundings were beautiful, located on a farm with a river on the one side. Out our bedroom window, we could see...More

    Thank Niagara905
    Reviewed 10 May 2017

    We barely arrived to the location since we were extremely low on fuel. Fortunately for us the hosts were very kind and drive to the next town (Hofn) which is about 30 minutes drive in each direction to get us fuel. its not obvious that...More

    Thank Nati_Biton
    Reviewed 28 April 2017

    Such a nice place to retire for an evening after a long drive along the ring road. Beautiful location, helpful owners & breakfast buffet included.. come-on! This is a no brain'er. I would happily stay here again never time i'm in south/eastern Iceland

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    Hali Country Hotel
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    • Price range
    • US$140 - US$276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    • Location
    • Iceland >
    • East Region >
    • Hofn
    • Also Known As
    • Skalafell Guesthouse And Cottages Hotel
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    nd2trvmore
    14 June 2017|
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    Response from Jonathan C | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, breakfast is included.
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    15 January 2017|
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    Response from Bupuffy | Reviewed this property |
    I am not quite sure as I was there in August. Please check with other sources or the guesthouse. As far as I could remember, the guesthouse is right next to highway. One doesn't need to go off road to get to the... More
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    "Views of waterfalls behind the home from any guesthouse!"
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    "The cabins with the private bathrooms are great for families."
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    "Go for the cabins"
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