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Grimsstadir Guesthouse

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were here beginning of March and were the only people there. We stayed with the owners in their house. Almost felt like staying with your grandparents. Freshly baked breakfast with meat home smoked meat and home made jam. Only stayed one night but could have easily stayed for more. The Myvatn nature baths are only half an hour away...

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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We have spend Christmas night at Grimsstadir Guesthouse when we got caught by snowstorm. The owners did accommodate us without previous reservation when they found out we got stuck in snow and walked 3 miles just to find a shelter. They offered us a place, which although it wasn't prepared to have guests, as it's only open during summer, was...

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Anzio, Italy
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The house, location and the warm welcome by Sigga and her husband were stunning. The breakfast one of the best we had during our trip to Iceland. Perfect if you want to visit Askja. Do not confuse with Grimstunga. My girlfriend and I loved it.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I stayed with Sigga for one night back in 2014. I arrived late, tired, and went straight to bed. I woke up to fresh bed, freshly picked blueberries, cured lamb, smoked salmon, and a spread of cheese. It was simple, homey, and loving. I haven't talked to Sigga since my trip, and I am not sure if she would remember...

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Pierrelatte
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I would highly recommend staying here. Sigga welcomed the five of us into the lovely wooden rooms of the guesthouse (the photo of the outside does not do justice to the inside!), and she and her husband provided a wonderful spread for breakfast, and really helpful advice about finding petrol without a 60km round trip!

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Paderborn, Germany
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Our stay in Grimsstadir was simply great. Sigga and her husband are so nice people and their hospitality was amazing. The house (it is not a normal guesthouse but their private house with rooms for guests) is so cosy and the landscape is incredibly peaceful. You feel at home right away. If you are tired of staying in hotels or...

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Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed three nights at grimstadir guesthouse. The location is remote but yet easily accessible, the atmosphere is warm and cozy. The breakfast was diverse and fresh. We had a wonderful stay and could really feel ourselves at home.

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Reviewed 6 May 2016

We stayed here for 1 night only back in November 2015, since it was the low season, we get to stay in the house with Sigga and her husband. We drove a long way from Svartifoss and arrived late at night around 11pm, Sigga was really friendly, not only she waited for us, she also made sure we didn't get...

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We stayed here 2 nights and absolutely loved it. Sigga and her husband are lovely hosts and Sigga is a great cook. At 1 night we had the lamb diner and it was perfect. Also the breakfast is really good with smoked lamb, salmon and freshly baked pancakes. The bedrooms are small but with good beds. You share a modern...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed a night here on out way around the Ring. Sigga was a friendly and helpful host. The house is comfortable and very clean. We also had a lovely lamb meal. It was lovely to stay with a local family. A sheep farm in a remote location the home is in a lovely setting and a great base for...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Address: Road number 864 (Holsfjallavegur), Lake Myvatn, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Northeast Region > Lake Myvatn
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Room next to the living room at the guesthouse (more quiet). Double cozy room of the sleeping-bag accomodation (the only one with privacy)”
Derrubio, 10 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are outstanding with very comfortable beds. We staying in their daughters old room in the main house with them. Excellent internet”
matsnow85, 14 Feb 2014 | Read review
“They have a separate building for the budget backpacker folks. That wasn't for us. We stayed in one of two spare rooms in their home.”
RichardN1, 12 Nov 2012 | Read review
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