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Twin Room 1 - Alfasteinn Country Home Guesthouse

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
1 night minimum
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PLEASE NOTICE ! THE PRICE INDICATED on Trip Advisor IS INCLUDING BREAKFAST. Alfasteinn country home guesthouse has 4rooms in the main building and 2 cottages/bungalos in the garden. Weoffers private accommodation with Icelandic nature by the doorsteps. GROUPS ARE WELCOME !! Linen, towels, heating, breakfast etc. is included. Alfasteinn country home is the residence of Agust Runarsson who made the arcitecture of the house, build it with his own hands and decorated it by himself. His antic collection is from his family and friends which he collected through the years from childhood. All photographes in the house are made by himself and paintings are from Sigrún Harðardottir a dear friend who studied art at Rijksakademie van Beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam. The location was chosen due t...PLEASE NOTICE ! THE PRICE INDICATED on Trip Advisor IS INCLUDING BREAKFAST. Alfasteinn country home guesthouse has 4rooms in the main building and 2 cottages/bungalos in the garden. Weoffers private accommodation with Icelandic nature by the doorsteps. GROUPS ARE WELCOME !! Linen, towels, heating, breakfast etc. is included. Alfasteinn country home is the residence of Agust Runarsson who made the arcitecture of the house, build it with his own hands and decorated it by himself. His antic collection is from his family and friends which he collected through the years from childhood. All photographes in the house are made by himself and paintings are from Sigrún Harðardottir a dear friend who studied art at Rijksakademie van Beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam. The location was chosen due to great location in the heart of the south coast at the dorsteps to the highlands of Fjallabak interiors, south shore nature attractions, Golden circle and more. Most all the rooms are 'Rooms with a view' to Eyjafjallajökull glacier/volcano (erupted 2010), Westman Islands (erupted 1973), Hekla volcano (erupted 2000), Tindfjallajökull glacier/volcano, Mt. Þríhyrnigur and Mýrdlasjökull glacier by Þórsmörk. The upper floor is a squared log house from Finland and lower floor is made out of cencrete. The house has grass/turf roof and the aim is to make it suistanbale as much as possible within few years. We offer private tours and excursions from Álfasteinn in Jeeps and a mini bus. We serve traditional Icelandic food by request. We offer 'PACKAGES' deals incl. Accommodation, sightseeing tours, hiking, horseback riding, local traditional Icelandic food, airport pick up and drop off.More
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About the Owner
Agust R
Languages spoken:German, English
Response Rate:55%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:April 2014
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Reviewed 25 January 2019

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Date of stay: December 2018
Reviewed 12 January 2019

We as a family of four (including an 11 month old baby), stayed here in September in a private hut overlooking Eyjafjallajökull, with a warm shower, small kitchenette and a bunk bed that can fit three adults. We were very well looked after, having had...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank lebenbar
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Wonderful host/hostess! Beautiful home and amazing views!! Very helpful with guides and things to do in iceland! Highly recommend!! Amazing little breakfast each morning and great coffee! cozy environment for our big family for fun and games in the evenings! Very convenient location as well!

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank 559jessam
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We stayed here for one night during our quick trip to Iceland. The guesthouse is quite charming, located in the middle of fields and surrounded by horses and a few houses and not much else. The beds were comfortable, breakfast was delicious, the coffee was...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Momto2_12
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Agust, the owner, is a great guy. Very warm, attentive, sharp and knows the country and spots to see as well as anyone in Iceland. Great choice, very glad we chose to stay here.

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Kit C
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Hot Tub
Central Heating
Highchair
Safe
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Private Garden
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
A Winter Sun Getaway
Cable/satellite TV
Stereo System
TV
Hiking Trips
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Terrace
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About the neighbourhood
Álfasteinn country home is located by route 1, 8km west of Hella town in Rangárþing ytra, 88km east of Reykjavik the captal and 130km from Keflavik airport. The location is in the heart of the south coast main attractions and sights such as: Fjallabak highlands, Golden circle, Þórsmörk, Landmannalaugar, Dyrhóley, Reynisdrangar and the black sandy beach, Vík, Eyjafajallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull glaciers, Sólhemajökull glacier, Westman Islands, Reykjanes peninsula, Secret pool, Fontana and Seljalandslaug pools, Skógafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Urriðafoss, Kjölur, Kerlingafjöll, Langjökull and more. Great location and saves 3 hours drive daily in case one would be staying in Reykjavik and doing daily excursions from there. Great view to Fjallabak in
How to get there
We offer airport transfers from/to Keflavík .Airport as well as from/to Reykjavik We also offer excursions, sigt seeing tours, hiking, glacier walks, jeep tours, horseback riding and more.
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