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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Joined a land tour in Iceland and they have arranged for us to stay in this hotel. It was the down period and hence not much people staying here. Nice views with a quiet environment. Although we were the only few people staying in the hotel, the hotel staff make sure we are comfortable. Knowing we are chasing the northern... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stayed here for two nights on our trip round Iceland. Our room was very clean and pleasant with a view over the lake. The breakfast room was a conservatory, also with lovely views over the lake, and a great choice for the breakfast buffet of good quality food. It was very busy when we were there with American tour... More 

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Thank fionafreesia
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a lovely hotel in a lovely location. The food was great though during our visit the only option was the buffet which for English people is currently pretty pricey. We decided to treat ourselves. Your only other option (out of the very main season) is to drive into town - which is some 15 mins away by car.

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Thank Jane G
Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I've heard that the people in Iceland are some of the nicest. That's been my experience, except here. The receptionist was just... unfriendly. As if she didn't like her job. She seemed annoyed at having to help us. And that left me with a bad feeling of this place. Other than that, the hotel was fine enough. Small but nice... More 

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Thank Jeff G
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

Set in an an isolated forest location, with beautiful views. The Staff are friendly and welcoming. There is a great Indian restaurant for dinner, highly recommended! Sadly no lunch available, but breakfast a good spread. The rooms are modern, clean and warm. We had a fantastic view of the Northern lights the night I was there.

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Thank Trevor J
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Probably the best location for a comfort/budget hotel in Iceland. In the middle of one of the few remaining forested areas in Iceland, near a lake, with a nice view. Rooms are small but comfortable, and the personnel was very helpful. The best rooms are the ones near the reception, fist and second floor. Breakfast is excellent. I was gladly... More 

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Thank Esteban T
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights on a rainy stretch during out September visit as a break from camping. Nice rooms w hardwood floors, great shower. Breakfast buffet is excellent. Designer hot tub. Short drive to the waterfalls. If you don't want to eat in the hotel (Indian restaurant is good) Egilsstaddir is only 25km away and cafe Nielssen highly recommended.

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New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel is located in the largest forest in Iceland in a beautiful location. Our room was in the older part of the hotel (the reception area and some rooms appear to have had a makeover but not our part. There is no lift, the information in the room was stuck to the inside of the folder, there's no local... More 

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Sigrún J, General Manager at Hotel Hallormsstadur, responded to this review

Dear Eliza We are sorry that you were not satisfied with your stay here at Hótel Hallormsstaður. We work hard everyday to make our guests happy and want to make their stay in the forest enjoyable. That is why we welcome all critisims that helps us do our job better. However there are few points in your review that I... More 

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed in the renovated school wing of hotel. Room was very small (even by Icelandic standards). Bathroom sink small and inadequate with no shelf space for toiletries. Nice view overlooking river. Breakfast was very good but eat dinner away from hotel as it is very expensive . Staff very polite and helpful.

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Highworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

We could not find fault with this hotel which is located in a quiet forested area overlooking the nearby lake. Our room was located in a very new part of the hotel and was beautifully furnished in a minimalist style. Large windows overlooked the lake. The meals that we had here were probably the best we had during our two... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Hallormsstadur is located in the largest forest in Iceland, Hallormsstad forest. With a enjoyable setting & views over Lagarfljot lake. The restaurant, open during summer season, will provide your tastebuds an adventure while your eyes feast on a magnificent view. All rooms are equipped with private bathrooms with a shower. Wifi available in public areas of the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Hallormsstadur

Address: Hallormsstadur, Hallormsstadur, Egilsstadir 701, Iceland (Formerly Fosshotel Hallormsstadur)
Region: Iceland > East Region > Egilsstadir > Hallormsstadur
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Hallormsstadur 3*
Number of rooms: 49
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“We had a nice room overlooking the lake, not sure what other rooms might have been like.”
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 of 5 bubbles fionafreesia, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“lake view with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 954trevorj, 16 Sep 2016 | Read review
“the closest to the reception the better”
 of 5 bubbles 638estebant, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for 1st floor room unless you enjoy carrying luggage up stairs.”
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“Rooms are fine, eat and drink elsewhere”
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