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The Herring House

140 reviews
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Room & Suite (48)
Dining (13)
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  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
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“herring”(61 reviews)
“amazing hosts”(3 reviews)
“one night”(10 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Our stay at Herring House 23-26 December 2017 for an authentic Icelandic Christmas experience was truly magical. Our family group of a middle-aged couple and three young adults in their mid 20s had the upper level of Herring House to ourselves. The accommodation was very...More

Thank TedWalsh
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This was one of our favourite places to stay in Iceland! The host was very friendly. We had the entire basement to ourselves, which was great. It is located at the top of a hill near a dead end road with a great spot to...More

Thank CSweazey
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This was one of my favorite places to stay on our trip in Iceland. I appreciated how the host was available to greet us and give us an introduction to the house. There are two apartments to rent in this house. We were in the...More

Thank IowaMum
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a really lovely place to stay. It is well appointed, the rooms are clean and modern, and the buildings well manicured. The beds are nice, the showers good and wifi strong. the real selling point of Herring House is the owners. They are...More

Thank tombillinge
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We rented the 2 bedroom apartment on the lower floor. It is very comfortable, with large bedrooms, a lovely bathroom and well equipped kitchen. There is a small veranda which was ideal for sitting outside reading. There is s store within 5 minutes walk open...More

Thank Chriswith2kids
Response from Thorir T, Owner at The Herring HouseResponded 30 August 2017

Thank you Chris for your nice comment and telling us about the WiFi problem. We will look into that and have it fixed or updated asap. Thank you for visiting us and hope to see you soon. Thorir

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice
2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Price range
US$145 - US$451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Price range
US$145 - US$451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (48)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (2)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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"I liked the front bedroom with a view out. We were in the lower apartment."
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"Double room"
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"Not a big place .We had front room which had lovely views over the harbour and mountains."
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"The room was spotless! Thank you!!"
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