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Glacierworld

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Denver, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I this was another of my favorite places. The young man who checked us in was so accommodating, friendly and welcoming. Our room was very clean and cozy. (All the rooms we stayed in whether in hotels or guesthouses were clean, cozy and modern.) The "front yard" is a horse pasture, the back a glacier. There are natural hot tubs...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortable and cozy room with attached bath. Spacious and bright with great view of the glacier. Nice breakfast but no hot items. Advertised dinner but when we arrived we were told a private party booked dinner and we needed to drive to town 30 minutes away. Hot tub was a cold 5 minute walk from guesthouse.

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Sigfinnur Þ, Manager at Glacierworld, responded to this review

Good morning Susan. Thank you for rating our accommodation. All reviews are looked at so we can learn from them. Our restaurant is open over the summer time and all the travel agencies we are dealing with have these information. The night you where at our accommodation we had a group that had ordered the restaurant for a meeting and...

Reviewed 1 April 2017

We had a long day and long difficult drive along the South (approx 6-8 hrs from Reyjavik) so we did not get the most out of this brilliant hotel. Very kindly ringing to check we were OK and we were safe was lovely. As it was my husbands 40th we kindly had a nice cold bottle of something bubbly which...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We had an amazing time staying for 3 days at Glacier World. The property surrounded by glaciers, farmland with Icelandic horses and beautiful mountains is a breathtaking setting. The hotel owners were extremely welcoming and hospitable. There's a great breakfast with fresh baked homemade bread every morning and we were lucky enough to see the Northern Lights all three nights...

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Kasterlee, Belgium
Reviewed 3 February 2017

B&B in the middle of nowhere. Nearby the glacier. Nice view. Very kind owners, warm reception. Natural free hot tub as hotel guest. Great & large breakfast. Free wifi. Owners are still expanding. Town nearby.

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Aviles, Spain
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel has direct view of the glaciar and is 5 minutes away from the hot pots. The rooms are confourtable, clean and warm. It has a breakfast self-service and the staff was very kind with us. Recomemded

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Damascus, Maryland
Reviewed 19 November 2016

We were looking for something to do after dinner one evening, and the hotel staff recommended going to the Glacier World hot pots. They apologized in advance for the condition of the changing rooms (described as "not so nice"), but we didn't let that detract from our visit. It was easy to find...just follow the signs. We arrived shortly before...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Rooms are quite modern, clean and efficient. The hot springs are a wonderful experience. But really, the best part was watching the northern lights over the nearby glacier--fantastic experience and great atmosphere.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived on family trip in mid October. Had not realised that despite the name it organises NO glacier trips. Hot tubs a short drive away, not great in Autumn as one gets the impression from website are part of hotel. Staff helpful but no kitchen or communal area so after breakfast are left with just your very small room within...

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Reached Glacierworld after a very long day traveling. The hotel is at the end of a track when you arrive the hotel appearance is very disappointing. On check in met very nice young guy who seemed to be running hotel single handed, checked us in, served dinner, saw him again helping with breakfast. The room was functional, more a hostel...

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Address: Horn, Hofn 781, Iceland (Formerly Hoffell)
Region: Iceland > East Region > Hofn
Number of rooms: 5
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“Don't be scared by the shared facility rooms. They have nicely renovated bathrooms with high end upgrades.”
MichelleW599, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Room 302 has amazing views of the glacier”
Richrun24, 28 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try and get a glacier view room.”
Travelexperttim, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“With a view of the glacier”
George23London, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Any room but take advantage of the hot tubs!”
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kansasrod, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
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