WC, (also for disabled), running water (hot & cold), shower, shopping, restaurant, coach service, service station, playground, walking paths, guide hiking, outdoor grills, washing machine. Exhibition showing the geology of the National Park. Swimming pool and service station close by and various other opportunities. For information ask at service desk.
Sveinbjarnagerdi country hotel offers en-suited bedrooms, single as well as double rooms. Sveinbjargargerði is well located by highway one in the east part of Eyjafjörður with a beautiful view over the fjörður. Our location offers a comfortable way to explore few of our natural beauties such as; Goðafoss, Mývatnssveit, Hrisey and Grímsey. Sveinbjargagerði is only 15 km away from Akureyri which is the capitol of the North. There are walking paths all over the mountains surrounding us which have exquisite view. We proud ourselves of good conditions and the place has quality conference hall that makes it a chosen location for seminars as well as conferences for both large and small groups of people.
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Bjarg is an old farm in the town of Borgarnes. The old farmhouse which formerly housed sheep, horses and chicken has been renovated as a guesthouse. Accommodation in a studio apartment for 4 persons with private cooking facilities and WC/shower (cat. III). Another separate space with one double and two 4 persons rooms with shared facilities (cat I). Also 4 persons cottage (75 m2) with two double rooms, kitchen and living room. All rooms have TV and wireless internet.
Bjarg is a quiet place in outskirts of the town of Borgarnes, with a beautiful view and many nice walking tracks. Convenient location for sightseeing in West Iceland. About 1 km from shops and service in Borgarnes.
How to get there (in outskirt of Borgarnes town, Bjarg is 400 m from road nr. 1):
From Reykjavík (road 1): when you arrive in Borgarnes village from Reykjavík you cross a bridge just before entering the village. Soon after the bridge you come to an intersection and you should take the right turn (road 1). Take a right turn at the 2nd street, Bjarg street (aprox 900m) and at the end of this street (aprox 400m) you find the accommodation Bjarg.
From Akureyri (road 1) or Stykkishólmur (road 54): When you arrive in Borgarnes village from the north (Akureyri) or the west (Stykkishólmur) then you come to a traffic circle. You should take the exit into the town (road 1) and take a left turn at the 3rd street, Bjarg street (aprox 1 km) and at the end of this street (aprox 400 m) you find the accommodation Bjarg.
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Fosshotel Lind is conveniently situated in less than a minute’s walk from the city’s main shopping street, Laugarvegur and one of its main bus stations and only a short stroll from the Reykjavík Municipal Art Museums. This modern 3 star hotel is one of 10 hotels in the Fosshotel chain offering 56 newly tastefully refurnished rooms (2004) with shower/wc, TV, radio, phone & wireless internet connection. The hotel also features an internetcorner on the first floor and tee/coffee machine on the 2nd floor. Within easy reach of the business and financial district, Fosshotel Lind is very popular both for tourists and business travellers. Two well-equipped meeting rooms are available, suitable for small and medium sized conferences.The Hotel features Carpe Diem restaurant, offering lunch and dinner – specialised in lamb and fish dishes..
We like to invite you to a very unique spot in the north of Iceland, offering excellent panorama view of Skagafjörður. The guesthouse, Sveitasetrið has12 rooms with a private facilities and veranda. The restaurant highlights on home made Icelandic food and focuses on local products with the best ingredient that we can get from each season. The Guesthouse Sveitasetrið is located in Skagafjord by road nr. 76. Only 18 km from the main road no.1.
Here you can benefit from the peaceful countryside with all principal services and recreation of the area within your reach. Excellent walking facilities are in the vicinity and many places of interest are closed by. Stunning nature is at the tip of your finger where the river Héraðsvötn floats peacefully by, only a short distance away from the guesthouse. The area is rich in birdlife and ideal for bird watchers and other nature lovers. The mountain above Hofsstaðir and the scree in it are an ideal place for hikers and geologists and gives breathtaking view over Skagafjörður.
Hosts: Þórólfur Sigjónsson and Guðný Vésteinsdóttir
Hestheimar horse farm offers accommodation in a cosy guesthouse, ideal for those who would like to get to know the Icelandic horse or enjoy a country stay.
In the main building there are 6 double rooms with private bathroom, 2 with shared bathroom, access to a hot pot.
In the Gueshouse are 2 double rooms with private bathroom and 2 with shared bathroom. A hot pot and cooking facilities.
There are also two, new cottages, as ideal family rooms with private bathroom, kitchen facilities and veranda with a beautiful view. Made up beds for 42 persons.
A cosy barn loft for maximum 20 people in sleeping bags with a fully equipped kitchen and good bathroom and washing facilites. Full board available, all cakes and bread homebaked. Spacious dining hall, which seats up to 180 people, opens out into a riding hall. Ideal for special events such as horse shows, dining, line dancing, incentive activities , etc.
Horse rental is open all year; various, beautiful riding paths in the area. Longer riding tours available in the summertime, from 1-8 day riding tours in Iceland’s magnificient countryside, tailormade for each group. Horse sale all year. Riding lessons by professional riding teachers, English, German and Scandinavian speaking. Visits to other breeding farms in South Iceland. Farm stay; guests can stay at the farm and experience the farm life. Horse shows for groups with coffee buffet or country style BBQ. Weekend riding clinics for 4-12 riders. Incentive tours for groups; teambuilding activities, dining included.
English, Scandinavian and German spoken, as well as a bit of French.
How to find?
Hestheimar is by road no. 281, 3 km off road 1. Only 50 minutes drive from Reykjavík.
From Selfoss: Leave Selfoss heading to Hella on road no. 1. Stay on for around 23 km. Turn left on road no. 281, flags and sign by the road. Stay on for around 3 km, there you will find the farm Hestheimar.