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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Blind raven, dine in the dark resturant is an absolutly fantastic experience. Recommended for everyone not at least staff groups, friends and families. Very good food and not messy at all. Special way of eating and mingling.

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Hólmfríður, thank you very much for such a nice review, we are doing our best to make our customers happy! We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed our new restaurant and we hope to see you again some day. Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt More 

Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed our stay here. We had a double room with two single beds in the Longhouse. Its very basic but still comfortable and somewhat fitting the surroundings. I loved the fact that we were woken up by animals poking their noses at our window. Breakfast was served in the main house and again basic but very good. We... More 

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Als888, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and we really hope to see you some next time! Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt More 

Canada
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78 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stayed in one of the buildings on this farm, the one just in front of the building with the reception and restaurant. PROS: The farm is nice, lots of animals if you love them: sheeps, horses, foxes, pigs, chickens... And a pretty nice park for children. Room was clean and the view was amazing. Beds were comfy. Place was... More 

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Espionne_Russe, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place. As for the wifi code, you could asked for another one, it is for free, so if you had more devices, it is no problem to ask for another one, our staff would be... More 

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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived after a day of traveling down through back roads,through the mountain over enormous pot holes in torrential high windy downpours. We were exhausted from the travel. I was about to kiss the ground when we safely arrived. The host sent two assistants to take the luggage from our car and bring them up to our rooms. They helped... More 

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Snspshot, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and you are always very welcome here! Thank you again and we really hope to see you some next time! Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt More 

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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for two nights. First night I was the only person here so it was nice and quite. Decided to have dinner at the restaurant/pub on site. Was surprised at how expensive it was 5500 for a lamb dish. But it was a huge amount of food that came out and it was yum. The shower pressure was crap-... More 

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear sheldonj660, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and you are always very welcome here! We hope you enjoyed your travelling throught Europe, until you went back home in New Zeland! :) Thank you again and we really hope to see you... More 

Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This place was excellent! It is charming, friendly, and relaxing. The farm offers several animals to enjoy, including a dog, a rabbit, a pig and several Icelandic horses to see. The restaurant offers a wonderful European breakfast with meats, rolls, cheeses, fresh veggies and fruit, as well as fresh waffles, juice, coffee and hot chocolate. The restaurant offers dinner, and... More 

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Lisa O, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and you are always very welcome here! Thank you again and we really hope to see you some next time! Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt More 

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Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here with my sister for two nights at the beginning of September. Our room was definitely small, but that didn't really bother us much since we were out during the day. The farm setting was great - I loved the friendly dog, horses, and rabbit, though the arctic foxes were super strange! The staff was great and the... More 

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Elizabeth E, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and you are always very welcome here! Thank you again and we really hope to see you some next time! Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful surroundings and so peaceful. We stayed in the main house so our room was a good size. It had a jacuzzi tub. It was very quiet and we had a good night rest. We looked at having breakfast but it was your basic breakfast and not worth the price ($18). It is a very family friendly place. There is... More 

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear amda85, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and you are always very welcome here! Thank you again and we really hope to see you some next time! Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We booked the cottage online. When we saw how small they actually are we arranged to change to a shared room instead which was slightly bigger and the separate bathroom actually helped. The staff was very accommodating and helpful. That really made a big difference for us the location is a great getaway to the surrounding.

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Vatnsholt, Front Office Manager at Vatnsholt, responded to this review

Dear Ilka S, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and you are always very welcome here! Thank you again and we really hope to see you some next time! Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt More 

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4 reviews
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

Me and my girlfriend stayed there one night on our way to Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) and what a friendly place. Just a few miles of the main highway the location was perfect for us to spend the night after a great day doing the Golden Circle and the Secret Lagoon at Fludir. We came there around 20:00 on a Monday,... More 

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Dear Hjalti E, thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy to hear, you enjoyed your stay at our place and you are always very welcome here! Thank you again and we really hope to see you some next time! Have a great day, Hotel Vatnsholt More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vatnsholt is a newly renovated country lodge in a beautiful setting above the lake of Villingarholt. From Vatnsholt you will enjoy a magnificent view where you can easily spot the Westman islands (Vestmannaeyjar), the glacier of Eyjafjall (Eyjafjallajökull), the Tinda Mountains (Tindfjöll), the famous volcano Hekla and the slopes of Hella. Vatnsholt is conveniently located 70 km from Reykjavik with an easy access from the main highway, only 16 km from the nearest town of Selfoss where you will find all the modern comforts a town has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vatnsholt

Address: Vatnsholt 2, Selfoss 801, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Selfoss
Price Range: $117 - $194 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Vatnsholt 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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Vatnsholt Iceland/Selfoss
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