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Guesthouse at Hestheimar

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“horse farm”(10 reviews)
“the cottages”(14 reviews)
“hour horse ride”(5 reviews)
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights. Booked a room with private bathroom. Got one in a seperate building with a kitchen for general use. 3 nights we had this building for ourselfs alone. Great view over the valley with the hosefarm beneath us. Horses just under...More

Thank Laterveer
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We got there about dark. you need a good gps. It is off hwy 1. We had a great breakfast. The cottages very nice. The only problem is if you have a lot of luggage you have to pull it up the hill. The hill...More

Thank LADYJET
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Marie, our guide, was terrific. Wise in regards to the technical aspects of riding, but also very engaging and hospitable. The horses were very calm and even tempered. Property was beautiful. Got some great pictures. Best 2 hour ride i've had. Highly recommend this farm.

Thank SeanAllOver
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter, who is an experienced rider, has just had a fantastic lesson . We were all made to feel welcome and she has just had the experience of a lifetime. Sigurour was a brilliant instructor and I would highly recommend asking for the private...More

Thank MattRobinson2017
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to Heistheimar Guesthouse in august 2017 and it was great. The rooms are not that big, but have a private bathroom which is a must. The view from the room is beautiful. All of the energy to power the facility...More

Thank Mic_lali
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US$157 - US$322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Price range
US$157 - US$322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Javw35
10 May 2016|
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Thank you for the response - We definitely would like to do the riding tours but some of the other organized tours such as the Game of Thrones one etc - I can only find them leaving out of Reykjavik - wasn't sure if there... More
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steade
19 August 2015|
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Response from Melissa B | Reviewed this property |
Um, this guesthouse is in Iceland so very much doubt they will be stocking Cornish treats ;-)
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Lynda O
20 May 2015|
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Response from Hestheimar851 | Property representative |
Dear Lynda, thank you for your inquiry. Yes, Hestheimar is located in ca 2 hour´s driving distance from Landmannalaugar, so you and your family could easily do some hiking there and return to Hestheimar in the afternoon or... More
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"We had a cottage on the front. They have nice porch. bathroom nice with hair dryer. take a converter for..."
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"Come for the horseback riding."
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"Try to stay at the far end of the hall when in the guesthouse. You're closest to the hot tub that way!"
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"any of the 6 cottages, but there are other rooms available"
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