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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here on our tour with iceland expeditions. the rooms were very clean, and decent showers. The food was good as well. they had some good home made sausages. the rooms were warm, but they had big windows you could open. They also had a cute little lobby with tea.

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Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there for one night. It was okay, the rooms were decent and the food was good. I think the waiters should more organized. Especially when they are handing out the food to the people. They were kind of all over the place and they forgot to bring some of the orders.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for a night during our 3 day 2 nights south coast excursion. The rooms are a tad old but will do the job for you to get a good night's sleep. The rooms are in a different block from the reception and restaurant. The lights in the hallways to the rooms need to be turned on manually...

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Singapore
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a night as part of a tour group. We arrived late and ravenous. Ordered dinner enroute but they placed us 14 to a long table, which was cramped; could have given us more tables as they have many and there were no other guests. The rooms were ok altho a tad old. We were in a rush to...

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This hotel was clean and friendly. They got us up to see the Northern Lights! They had a really good breakfast (best that we had in Iceland). The hotel was reasonably priced. It was a good location for viewing the south eastern area of Iceland.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Stayed here for one night as part of a tour group as the hotel is a short drive from Jokulsarlon. The hotel rooms are located in a separate building from the main lobby, and are very basic. However the pillows are very flat and limp and i woke with a terrific neckache the next morning. Had dinner at the hotel...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We chose this hotel because of its proximity (25 minutes) from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. We drove from Hofn in the pouring rain and followed Google map directions. Beware!! They are incorrect and direct you to go up a steep gravel mountain road. When it says "You have arrived", you are in the middle of a narrow road with no buildings...

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Sunningdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night as part of a tour. Rooms are clean and have everything you need. Rooms are comfortable but nothing spectacular - typical Iceland. There is coffee/tea making facilities outside the room. Staff was very friendly and helpful on all requests. Diner was good but again overpriced, breakfast was okay again not the best spread compared to others.

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Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

I spent two nights at this hotel. It sits in the country with sheep grazing near by. Rooms were modern and spacious. It was clean and quiet. The view from my room was out to the Atlantic Ocean. There was free wifi but reception in room was very poor. There was a sitting area in the hallway where connection was...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Stayed here for one night with a tour group. The room was big, nice, and had a comfortable bed. There was a hair dryer and toiletries. WiFi worked in the lobby but not in the room. The room was very hot and there was no way to turn down the heat, but the windows can be opened to cool it...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Smyrlabjörg is family owned country hotel between Jökulsárlón and Höfn. We offer 52 rooms all with private bathroom. Triple rooms and family rooms are also available as double and single rooms. Meals are available for guests in our restaurant; in summer time we offer a dinner buffet and a menu. In low season we only offer menu. On the menu we use local products from our local farmers, and all fish and lobster we buy in Höfn. We really hope you will enjoy your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Smyrlabjorg

Address: Smyrlabjorgum | Hornafirdi, Vatnajokull National Park 781, Iceland
Region: Iceland > East Region > Vatnajokull National Park
Price Range: $164 - $277 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 52
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“I'd suggest a room a further back from the entry. Groups stay here & it could be loud when they all leave (we weren't bothered on our stay).”
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