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Skjaldarvik Guest House & Restaurant

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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“horse riding”(18 reviews)
“retirement home”(9 reviews)
“honesty bar”(9 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Hot Tub
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Family Rooms
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is so beautiful. The views are incredible on all sides. Oli, Disa, and everyone who works at the inn is so helpful and friendly. I used the hot tub twice a day - if it is cold and rainy or snowing then the...More

Thank megf218
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great rooms, shared facilities really aren’t an issue, never had to wait and are of a high quality. The shared spaces are really nice and there are so many nice little touches with this place. The breakfast is cracking and the view is spectacular! Only...More

Thank Will H
Reviewed 6 December 2017

this is one of the cozier accommodations I stayed while in Iceland. Although I discovered that there was no private toilet in the room only when I got there, but the shared toilet and bath on our side of the room was clean, spacious and...More

1  Thank YitzHuang
Reviewed 12 November 2017

You need a car to stay here. It's about 10 minutes outside of town. That aside: it's by itself on the side of the fjord. Rooms are large & accessible (converted retirement home). Property was quiet, breakfast was nice, little shop on site was nice,...More

1  Thank Lindsay56789
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Not being accustomed to staying in a communal guest house this was a wonderful first experience. The rooms and facility were clean, updated - modern, and well appointed. Share bathrooms were clean and well stocked. The staff was friendly, courteous and knowledgeable. Walking the beach...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
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Price range
US$92 - US$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$92 - US$236 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (244)
Room & Suite (44)
Dining (32)
Pool & Beach (1)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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lucille s
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Response from HoofPick | Reviewed this property |
Thanks for asking, but I am not the innkeeper. My wife and I were simply guests at Skjaldarvik. We are familiar enough with Akureyri to say that if you are coming from Reykjavik, you will pass by Skjaldarvik before you reach... More
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"I think rooms 107 and 109 have the best views"
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"Views from the fjord facing rooms are excellent. The rooms also seem to vary in size quite a lot. Ours (110..."
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"Bring earplugs and ask for one not looking at the hot tub!!!"
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"Try to get a room with a fjord view."
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