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Gistiheimilid Virkid

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18 Sep 2015
“Nice, Modern Guesthouse in Rif”
15 Sep 2015
“Private bathroom lovely host ”
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Reviewed 18 September 2015

We stayed in Guesthouse Virkið for one night. The room was one of the most modern we stayed at during our trip to Iceland and had both TV and internet in the room. The room was clean and spacious, as was the bathroom. The view...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

The big draw here is that you can have a private bathroom in a clean and friendly accommodation that is well priced. The breakfast spread is bountiful and varied. The hostess is accommodating, very helpful and friendly. A bonus is that there is a superett...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2015

Its is kind of in the middle of nowhere. We got there by accident actually. From the outside it doenst look like much but basically you will get a avery nice room, like a regular good hotel. Good beds, very clean and enough space for...More

Thank Claus N
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Don't be deceived by the outside of this guest house. It is located over a hardware store and a grocery. The actual accomodations are top-notch. Rooms are modern and spacious. Ours was a corner room with many large windows, facing the glacier, and an arctic...More

Thank coolbreezeny
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Did not plan on staying here - hotel in Olafsvik messed up reservation and we were swapped to Rif. Great spot. Large room (slept five), deck with views of harbor, very friendly mother and daughter hosts. Full breakfast. Full bar, Good beer.

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Iceland > West Region > Snaefellsbaer
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Gistiheimilid Virkid Iceland/Snaefellsbaer
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"Choose a corner room on the south side for glacier view (if it is not overcast!)."
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"Get a view of the harbor."
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"The two rooms at the far end of the corridor have magnificent views towards the Snaefellsjokull glacier and..."
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"I don't think there would be any bad rooms. There is also a bar, and was supposed to be opening a..."
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