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Luton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 June 2014

We stayed for one night only in a standard room - rooms on two floors with mezzanine for beds - two of the slimmest twin beds I have ever seen - dated furnishings and strange mix of modern office world style furniture with 'traditional' items - footstools and tiny cushions etc. The hotel uses the Reykjavik model for water (35%...

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Valletta, Malta
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Really a great place to clear the mind and appreciate life. Don't expect high class, just expect wonderful views and great company Food is basic hearty and full of flavour the wine appears to act more quickly ;-) Will come here again with family

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Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Very nice hotel with a great view, spacious rooms, great hot-tubs and friendly staff. Dinner was very tasty and breakfast with a lot of choices. There was a group of maybe 25 scientist having a meeting and they had a good size conference room, plus alcoves all over for smaller meetings. I have two minor complaints: The bread served with...

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2014

A small hotel, situated above a beautiful fjord - a few nights stay here made our holiday to Iceland. We booked a suite in the hotel, and there appeared to be smaller separate chalets dotted around that could be rented - but otherwise no other structure was in sight. Although not difficult to find, it felt remote and tranquil. The...

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Our family group stayed for 4 nights in a one-bedroom lodge with a huge living/dining/kitchen area, and a two-bedroom lodge next door with smaller living area. Both were just great - floor to ceiling windows the length of the lodge with the most magnificent views over the fjord and mountains. They were extremely comfortable, spacious, tastefully furnished, very warm and...

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Amersham
Reviewed 3 April 2014

We stayed one night here on our way up to Grundarfjorddur.The hotel staff could not have done more to make us feel welcome .The food/ dinner was of the highest standard. Delicious lamb in particular.There was a violent storm in the night and we were told that it was too dangerous to drive due to the very high winds and...

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1Thank norman w
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 March 2014

Our stay was a very pleasant experience at Hotel Glymur. We stayed in a Small Villa as a group of 4. The amenities were excellent. The villa was clean, the beds comfortable and the service very friendly. The views from the balcony are stunning, and the view from the bedroom is so nice to wake up to. The remote location...

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Wales
Reviewed 24 March 2014

Great location for a first night in Iceland, only half hour drive north of Reykjavik. Outstanding site on north bank of fjord. Ask for a room with fjord view. Staff helpful and friendly, food - top notch. Great hot tubs!

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Reviewed 19 March 2014

I have been travel to Iceland on my 6th anniversary with my husband. We choose the Glymur hotel because of the picture and reviews from tripadvisor site and we weren't disappoint at all. The hotel stand to face of the big view to the lake and mountain. We stayed in one of the villa name " Black House " as...

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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2014

This was our first hotel outside of Reykjavik and we were not disappointed. We took the fjord route which was mainly clear on the trip out and the hotel was easy to find up on the hill overlooking the water. We booked one of the lodge rooms for 2 nights and we liked the freedom, privacy, peace and space this...

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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: ₹ 11,537 - ₹ 18,909 (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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“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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