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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed overnight in this hotel on route to jokulsarlon glacier lagoon, it is best placed hotel to see Northen lights (if you are lucky) as there is nothing around the hotel not even a single shop. So if you need anything buy it before you reach the place.The hotel was neat and good. The food is very good but very...

Thank Nandhaa
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a pretty bare bones hotel, but there aren't many options in the area (pretty remote). Breakfast was actually surprisingly good and the highlight of our one night stay. Rooms were clean and spacious enough, but definitely nothing fancy. Had this been closer to civilization, it may have been a cheaper stay. It still beats the "fancier" options around it...

Thank tegrove24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient location near the glacier lagoons off the main road. Our room and bathroom was clean. It's a bit out dated but served the purpose for an overnight. We didn't have a chance to have breakfast due to tour timing.. staff was nice and offered sandwiches to go.

Thank Krystina D
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed here on our tour with iceland expeditions. the rooms were very clean, and decent showers. The food was good as well. they had some good home made sausages. the rooms were warm, but they had big windows you could open. They also had a cute little lobby with tea.

Thank Maradenver
Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
Reviewed 10 January 2017

I stayed there for one night. It was okay, the rooms were decent and the food was good. I think the waiters should more organized. Especially when they are handing out the food to the people. They were kind of all over the place and they forgot to bring some of the orders.

Thank LindaOsp
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stayed there for a night during our 3 day 2 nights south coast excursion. The rooms are a tad old but will do the job for you to get a good night's sleep. The rooms are in a different block from the reception and restaurant. The lights in the hallways to the rooms need to be turned on manually...

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for a night as part of a tour group. We arrived late and ravenous. Ordered dinner enroute but they placed us 14 to a long table, which was cramped; could have given us more tables as they have many and there were no other guests. The rooms were ok altho a tad old. We were in a rush to...

Thank WengKeeLeong
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This hotel was clean and friendly. They got us up to see the Northern Lights! They had a really good breakfast (best that we had in Iceland). The hotel was reasonably priced. It was a good location for viewing the south eastern area of Iceland.

Thank Lynn N
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Stayed here for one night as part of a tour group as the hotel is a short drive from Jokulsarlon. The hotel rooms are located in a separate building from the main lobby, and are very basic. However the pillows are very flat and limp and i woke with a terrific neckache the next morning. Had dinner at the hotel...

Thank getcrimpy
Berkeley, California
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We chose this hotel because of its proximity (25 minutes) from Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon. We drove from Hofn in the pouring rain and followed Google map directions. Beware!! They are incorrect and direct you to go up a steep gravel mountain road. When it says "You have arrived", you are in the middle of a narrow road with no buildings...

Thank Wanderlust C

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Smyrlabjörg is family owned country hotel between Jökulsárlón and Höfn. We offer 52 rooms all with private bathroom. Triple rooms and family rooms are also available as double and single rooms. Meals are available for guests in our restaurant; in summer time we offer a dinner buffet and a menu. In low season we only offer menu. On the menu we use local products from our local farmers, and all fish and lobster we buy in Höfn. We really hope you will enjoy your stay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Smyrlabjorg

Address: Smyrlabjorgum | Hornafirdi, Vatnajokull National Park 781, Iceland
Region: Iceland > East Region > Vatnajokull National Park
Price Range: ₹ 8,401 - ₹ 16,533 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 52
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“Overnight stay if U R visiting jokulsarlon glacier lagoon and food is very expensive. No shops around. Best located to see northern lights”
 of 5 bubbles Nandhaa, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“all rooms seem the same”
 of 5 bubbles Maradenver, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a waterfall view”
 of 5 bubbles Wanderlust0602, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room on an upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles D-KfromMAUI, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“I'd suggest a room a further back from the entry. Groups stay here & it could be loud when they all leave (we weren't bothered on our stay).”
 of 5 bubbles MKW777, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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