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Surrey, England
Reviewed 11 November 2013

3 nights in the Villa Nature, great facilities, fabulous views of the fjord from the deck and hot tub. The hotel itself serves an excellent breakfast and the staff are very good, the manageress gave us a lot of help to plan a day out which was extremely useful. Saw the Northern Lights each night so our trip was a...

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Banbury
Reviewed 3 November 2013

My Wife Eileen has already reviewed the Hotel. I would just add that I felt it had a really friendly atmosphere that I loved since I normally stay in 4* + corporate hotels that are soul less. I would definitely come back here and Eileen also forgot to mention we also saw the fabulous Northern Lights because of th hotel...

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Just returned from Iceland and the Hotel Glymur, stayed in a a villa which was well equipped very comfortable and had a stunning view of the fjord. Main Hotel was excellent, food really good although choice of main courses a bit limited when eating there every evening. However, staff excellent nothing too much trouble and manageress very kindly sorted us...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

We had the most brilliant trip to Iceland - which was made excellent because if this wonderful hotel. The staff were so attentive and friendly and the rooms were excellent. The food was expensive - but everywhere in Iceland is expensive for food - however the food and service at this hotel were marvellous. We would defiantly return here.

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Douglas, Isle of Man
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We spent the last three days of our Iceland trip here and it was our favourite stop. The cabins are fabulous. They have six of them set on the hill bleow the hotel and they look out over the fjord. We were in the highest one nearest the hotel but it still felt completely private. The open plan lounge/kitchen area...

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We were not able to stay here overnight on our recent first trip to Iceland, but would love to do so. Instead, we had lunch after hiking to Glymur falls. Absolutely stunning views. We had the same sandwich described and photographed by smicken. Excellent presentation and meal. The decor and style struck us as being far more high end than...

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Nova Scotia, Canada
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We spent 2 nights of our Iceland honeymoon at the Hotel Glymur. It felt more like we were staying at a rented cottage on our own really. We rented the Romance Villa so we were pretty separate from the main hotel for the most part. We bought a few groceries and saved some money by making a couple meals on...

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Kiryat Ono, Israel
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Very nice place, remote from any town. Great view, the room was wonderful. Very comfortable bed and bath condition was good. The service was amazing. We got in at 22:00 and they prepared dinner for just for the two of us. The decoration of the place as well as the room is very nice.

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Bronxville, New York
Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

This funky hotel sits on a hill overlooking a fjord. There are two hot tubs to chill in and look at the water -- they'll bring cold beer out to you. Books galore & the rooms are very cool - we didn't opt for a fjord view & After I peeked in I realized it is totally worth it the...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 September 2013

We booked this hotel for the last night of our trip as the cost was significantly more than any other place we stayed while in Iceland and we wanted to treat ourselves on our last night of vacation. Even for an expensive country, this hotel was another cost level above everything else. The staff was underwhelming, dinner was average and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Romantic boutique hotel, only 75 min from Keflavik International Airport. Located on a high hillside over viewing the sea. The hotel has 22 mini-suite, spa area, library, piano-bar, conference facilities and magical surroundings. The hotel has a large art collection and beautiful restaurant. Looking for something different? This is it. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Glymur

Address: Hvalfjorder (Whale Fjord) - Northern Shore, Akranes, Iceland
Region: Iceland > West Region > Akranes
Price Range: RM755 - RM1,238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hotel Glymur 3.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“A room overlooking the fjord is lovely, woolly hat needed for hot tub :-)”
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“mountain view room is best for Northern Lights; make sure to try to hot tubs; definitely make a reservation at the restaurant.”
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“We reserved one of the six stand-alone villas rather than a hotel room. GREAT choice.”
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