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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 20 August 2016

i stayed one night with my two young adult children in a comfortable room on the upper floor looking out over fields of grazing sheep and Icelandic horses. Entire house is nicely appointed in modern Nordic fashion. There is a convenient kitchen and eating area on the bottom floor, and an excellent breakfast is served on the main floor. My...

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Sigrun T, Owner at Eystri-Solheimar, responded to this review

Dear Cindy P, a positive review is very motivating for me. Thank you very much for writing this! I hope you can stay more than one night at my place if you come back to Iceland one day. Best regards, Sigrun

Rome, Italy
Reviewed 8 August 2016

This guest house is nice, clean, confortable and perfect to explore Vik and the South area till Ice Lagoon. We had a pleasant stay with Sigrun that provided us all the information we needed. Thank you! Also reccommended breakfast, completely home made. Good balance price/quality.

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Sigrun T, Owner at Eystri-Solheimar, responded to this review

Dear Savinella, Thank you very much for this positive review. I'm glad that you enjoyed your stay at Eystri-Solheimar. Welcome back if you visit Iceland again. Sigrun

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Spacious clean accommodations 25 km west of Vik and quite reasonably priced. Was one of the cleanest and well-maintained places we stayed in during our two weeks in Iceland. We were given a room in the bottom floor which had rooms with multiple single beds in each. All airy with reading lamps and lots of places to hang clothes or...

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Sigrun T, Owner at Eystri-Solheimar, responded to this review

Thank you very much for writing this nice review! I am very glad that you liked my guesthouse. And I hope that I will see you both here again. All the best, Sigrun

Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

This little house perched at the foot of a mountain feels like home. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are spacious. The house is spotless too. It's a nice change from staying in the towns and offers a close location to all the things to do on the south part of Iceland. I know that if we come back...

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Mathias M, Public Relations Manager at Eystri-Solheimar, responded to this review

Dear James C. I am happy the four of you enjoyed your stay at Eystri-Sóheimar. I appreciate your comments and praise and thank you for taking time for this review. Your positive feedback at the end of the season is a special reward for owner and staff alike. Best regards and greetings from Sigrun

Copenhage
Reviewed 7 July 2015

This guesthouse is a great option to stay near Vik. We got an spacious room with three beds in the ground floor, and there were more rooms, both in the ground floor and upstairs. There is free access to a kitchen and free wifi. The owner is very nice and attentive and everything was well taken care of. Overall a...

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Mathias M, General Manager at Eystri-Solheimar, responded to this review

Thank you ever so much for rating Eystri-Sólheimar and for your time to write such a nice review to let other travellers know about your positive experience. Greetings to you all and best regards, Sigrun

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 June 2015

we really enjoyed our stay at solheimar. Its right off of hwy 1 in the icelandic countryside, surrounded by sheep and the mountains, its quite picturesque. not only is it close to all of the sites we wanted to see like Vik, skogafoss, and the beach, but the owner is very nice and the room was clean, dry, and warm....

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Mathias M, Manager at Eystri-Solheimar, responded to this review

Dear burns309, thank you very much for your nice review with all the practical hints for future guests. By the way, we do provide Wifi, may be forgot to mention it when you arrived. Anyway I am glad you liked your stay at Eystri-Sólheimar. Thanks again for taking time to write this review. Welcome back next time you travel to...

Bassens, France
Reviewed 31 August 2014

One of the best welcome for us in Iceland. If you look for a warm welcome and a very clean guesthouse, we recommended this place. The breakfast is entire with an amazing ladnscapes if you have a good weather. Also, you can cook in a independent kitchen. Just near to Vik (about 10 min), you have everything to have a...

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Mathias M, Manager at Eystri-Solheimar, responded to this review

Hi Franck V., thank you so much for your positive review and the time you took to share your experience at Eystri-Sólheimar in detail. You encourage us to keep up the quality services you enjoyed. We would very much like to host you again on your next trip to Iceland. Best wishes to you and greetings from the land of...

FL, USA
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Nice and quiet, owner was terrific, easy to find, wonderful place to stay. Close access to Vik, Skogafoss [great hiking above the falls], Solheima glacier and Dyrholaey. Booked thru Icelandic Farm Holidays and everything was as expected [We booked two other locations and they all were terrific].

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Mathias M, Manager at Eystri-Solheimar, responded to this review

Hello DandC. Thank you for taking time to share your experience. Your positive review has a strong and lasting effect on us. We will continue our efforts to be there as good hosts for all our guests. And we are glad that you liked your entire stay in Iceland. As there is another volcano eruption going on these days, Iceland...

Lyon, France
Reviewed 25 August 2014

I stayed 2 non consecutive nights in august as sleeping bag accommodation, and I only can say was the best place I stayed in Iceland. The owner, Sigrun, make you feel like if you were at home, she gave plenty of good advises for my roadtrip. Breakfast is very good, as per Iceland standards, taken in a big table with...

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Mathias M, Manager at Eystri-Solheimar, responded to this review

Dear Oriol. Thank you for your pricious time you took to write such a great review. We are so happy you liked your stay at Eystri-Sólheimar and shared your positive experiences with other travellers. And thank you for liking the photobook of the 2010-eruption. If the current seismic development leads to yet another eruption, there sure will be another exciting...

Hasselt, Belgium
Reviewed 29 June 2014

We stayed in the basement, (sleepingbagaccomodation). The rooms were spacious and clean. Sharing the use of the bathroom was not a problem on any day. The kitchen is provided with basic utilities. On the last evening we had a dinner prepared by the host, main course and dessert. It was a really good home cooked meal. We stayed for four...

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Mathias M, Manager at Eystri-Solheimar, responded to this review

Hello Lieve B. Thank you very much for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay at Eystri-Sólheimar. It's been nice having you. I hope you liked your whole trip to Iceland and will have/had a safe flight back. Best regards.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Family run farm guesthouse ideally situated in South-Iceland, about 160 KM east of Reykjavik, and 22 KM west of the village Vík. Nearby you find famous glaciers, waterfalls, bird cliffs and other great nature sites of Iceland as well as folk museums and exciting activities (glacier excursions, horse back riding ...). ... more   less 

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Address: Eystri-Solheimar, Vik 871, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Vik
Number of rooms: 7
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