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Guesthouse at Hestheimar

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Reviewed 24 March 2017

I selected to stay at Hestheimar because it was way outside any nearby city, thus giving the night sky plenty of darkness for Northern Light watching. Luckily one of the evenings, I was in my room and saw the Aurora from my window and was...More

Thank taurenlegend
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This guest house is situated un the middle of nowhere, with views of hekla and eyjafjallajökull. When the aurora appears, you ca see it just 100 m outside the cottages. We spent 2 nights in a cottage and loved it! It is well furnished comprising...More

Thank ginkgobiloba1
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We were two couples in a road trip through south iceland. An old dream was to stay in a horse farm and enjoy a good tolt ride while staying in a country cottage facing a quiet paradise. Indeed hestheimer ticks the box. We made the...More

Thank Rita P
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was the first place we stayed on our trip and it started out a bit bumpy as we hit rough weather and were sleep deprived from the overnight flight so when we arrived after a day of exploring and stressful driving we were exhausted....More

Thank Tracy C
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

During our ten day trip to Iceland we stayed in numerous guest houses along the golden circle. Without exception our Icelandic hosts were very welcoming. Hestheimar stood out because the owners live right on site and make a special effort to mingle with the guests...More

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Javw35
9 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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