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Guesthouse at Hestheimar

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May 7 May 8
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

The cottage was small and nice. It was possible to make meals in the cottage, it was important for us beacuse we were 4. During july we enjoyed to have some heating in the cottage. The owners were friendly. We used Hestheimar as our base to visit all the area around. A lot to see...

1Thank its2000
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 24 July 2015

The owners take pride in their establishment and it shows. It is emaculate. No shoes allowed after the front door-- slippers, sandles, flip flops, socks are ok. The rooms are smallish but you'll find a chocolate on your bed. There is a binder with a history of the guesthouse along with a history of the horses in Iceland(it's also a...

Thank pbuntarl
Montpellier, France
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful place you can reach in 2 hours drive from KEF airport. Nice and clean cottages for 2-4 persons, fully equiped. Breakfasts and diners are expensive but worth the price. I would have liked a little more advices concerning the place and it's possibilities.

Thank Arnaud R
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 June 2015

We stayed in a cabin one night when visiting the area. It is close to many of the attractions on the south coast and ring road. The cabin had all amenities including a small kitchen area to make breakfast and light lunches; we did not eat in the dining room and opted to drive the 10 km to Hella to...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Staff was incredibly helpful and friendly, they provided us with chocolate and glasses for the bubbly bottle we brought, and made sure the hot tub was still warm and nice for us to enjoy the midnight sunset. Highly recommend!

1Thank HeklaHelgadottir
Mora, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We booked this tour through Iceland Unlimited. This guesthouse was the last night lodging. It was perfect. We were greeted by a young German girl who was very friendly and explained everything to us in perfect English. We had hoped to do a one hour horse ride and she immediately made the necessary arrangements. It was delightful. Our guide recognized...

1Thank Rinkrat7
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

I visited Iceland the very first time with a friend when we participated a tölt course in Hestheimar farm and guesthouse. The trip was everything we dreamd for an even more. Our hoasts Lea and Marttein are wonderful, friendly and welkomed us warmly to their farm. We had a wonderful week riding just amazing horses, learning a lot with encouragin...

2Thank Liisa O
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I booked a night stay in Hestheimar looking for a quiet surrounding to relax after my visit/hiking in Hveragerdi -just 30m driving from there- and where I could be able to enjoy a horse ridding tour as well. The guesthouse became definitely the best spot I could ever stop in. Two finish girls welcomed be very warmly and invited me...

Thank mpauls
Reviewed 9 April 2015

we spent 6 days over Easter travelling around Iceland and making use of Tripadvisor and the web to find us somewhere for the next night. We fancied horse riding and this one came up with good reviews and had an easy to understand website so we booked it and also booked a 2 hour ride. Had a lovely ride out...

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Hestheimar, Owner at Guesthouse at Hestheimar, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you so much for this lovely review and for choosing Hestheimar. It was great to hear that you enjoyed the stay and the ride too. It was a pleasure meeting you both, always welcome back to Hestheimar. Regards, Lea Helga Ólafsdóttir, owner and manager.

Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

We spent two nights in these guesthouse, and everything was ok. We were located in the main house in two double room (the rooms are a little bit expensive than the cabin for 4 people) with private bathroom, and 24 hours access to the kitchen and a beautiful living room. The kitchen was full-equipped and very clean. Staff was friendly,...

Thank clarabarcelona2014

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
2 Hot tubs. One outside the main building, the other by the Guest house. Great view over volcano Hekla and Eyjafjallajokull. Only 1 hour's drive from the capital, Reykjavik. Free Wi Fi. Free parking. Great location in South Iceland. Horse rental open all year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guesthouse at Hestheimar

Address: Asahreppi Hestheimar, Hella 851, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Hella
Price Range: $213 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Guesthouse at Hestheimar 3*
Number of rooms: 19
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“Try to stay at the far end of the hall when in the guesthouse. You're closest to the hot tub that way!”
taurenlegend, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“any of the 6 cottages, but there are other rooms available”
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“All cottages are wonderful!”
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“all rooms have great views”
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“Cabins are excellent”
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