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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I have ridden my whole life, but never Icelandic horse. It feels amazing. Excellent staff, knew what they doing even though they were young!! Not for those who want “comfortable hotel accommodations if you do wilderness tour. Sleeping bags & cabin type. All worth it...More

Thank Virginia S
Response from Marianne G, Public Relations Manager at EldhestarResponded 9 March 2018

Dear Virginia, Many thanks for taking your time to write such a nice review. We are glad you enjoyed taking part in one of our highland tours, riding with a large herd of free running horses from one end of Iceland to the other is...More

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend took part in the horses and hot springs tour. I am an experienced rider and my boyfriend has only been on a horse once before coming. We both had a brilliant time and we had horses matched to our ability. The...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Stayed here for two nights while on an escorted tour with Jules Verne. As pointed out this is a horse ranch where people come to ride horses, obviously. It's also a hotel and a great base to explore the south of Iceland. We were booked...More

Thank toddman572001
Response from infoM641UZ, Reception at EldhestarResponded 19 February 2018

Dear toddman572001,, Thank you so much for taking the time to review Hotel Eldhestar, your comments are very much appreciated. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you enjoyed your room and meals. We hope you can come...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

I’d like to preface this review with the fact that I’ve been riding, owned horses, trained young horses and competed in mounted skill at arms for 25+ years. I was visiting Iceland for my birthday and could think of nothing more I wanted to do...More

Thank ToriTbag
Response from infoM641UZ, Guest Relations Manager at EldhestarResponded 12 February 2018

Dear Tori, Thank you so much for taking your time for this review. We are glad both you and your husband enjoyed your tour with us, and consider the "Horses and Hot Springs" tour to be the ideal choice for you. We had indeed some...More

Reviewed 8 January 2018

We booked to go horse riding on the morning before we went home. The weather was terrible but we were provided with full wet weather gear. Our guide Nico and everyone else involved were great and helped us when needed. Thoroughly enjoyed our morning and...More

Thank Jason M
Response from infoM641UZ, Guest Relations Manager at EldhestarResponded 18 January 2018

Dear Jason, Thank you for the kind remarks! Riding an Icelandic horse is a very special experience and we are pleased you chose to ride at Eldhestar and had such a wonderful time! We hope to see you again in the future! Best regards, Tammy

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Hello My wife and I booked onto a Jules Verne trip that fitted in what we wanted For a week we were couriered around by a local driver in a mini bus with eight others We had a brilliant time being taken to place to place... More
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"The rooms South and facing North are the greatest"
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"All rooms are great and named after horses!"
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"Our room was lovely but it overlooked the car park so we had to keep the curtains closed if we wanted privacy..."
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"Two hot tubs located together in one corner, so ask for a nearby room to avoid a long walk."
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