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Guesthouse | Vatnsholt, Selfoss, Iceland 801

89.9% Overall Rating

14 out of 15 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (27/05/2013)

Shannon Mills thinks…

"My boyfriend and I had a private room. Decorated simply and nice. Staff was so friendly and helpful. Everyone was watching the popular singing show and enjoying a good night."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Restaurant
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Late check-out
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Wake-up calls
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Children's play area
  • Cot / crib

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 13.53

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 12:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Selfoss?

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Vatnsholt is a newly renovated country lodge in a beautiful setting above the lake of Villingarholt. From Vatnsholt you will enjoy a magnificent view where you can easily spot the Westman islands (Vestmannaeyjar), the glacier of Eyjafjall (Eyjafjallajökull), the Tinda Mountains (Tindfjöll), the famous volcano Hekla and the slopes of Hella. Vatnsholt is situated only 16 km from the nearest town of Selfoss where you will find all the modern comforts a town has to offer. Read more

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Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Family Room (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Double (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe Double Mountain View (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Double (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

2 person (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

1 Bedroom Cabin Mountain View (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Triple (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Vatnsholt

We offer state of the art facilities in the heart of the Icelandic nature for tourists, couples, families and all individuals looking for a relaxing atmosphere and want to enjoy all the best that the south of Iceland has to offer.

We will do our best to make sure your stay will be a most enjoyable experience.

Vatnsholt is a perfect location for families traveling with children as we offer the perfect setting to give guests a change to experience an Icelandic farm. On the premises we have horses, dogs, cats, bunnies, chickens and life stock.

We have boats and fishing gear available for trout fishing on the lake of Villingarholt as well as offering a perfect setting for bird watching.

We offer bicycles for rent and are equipped with a large playground for the younger generation.

We at Vatnsholt pride ourselves in offering excellent facilities with a maximum capacity of 12 people in beautiful apartments or/bright and comfortable rooms with access to shared cooking and living space along with our deck equipped with barbeque, Jacuzzi and deck furniture.

Accommodation Information

Vatnsholt 1 has been renovated into a comfortable guesthouse with 6 double/twin rooms. The house is equipped with two kitchens, two large living rooms with a multi channel television and a DVD player, 2 spacious bathrooms, laundry room and a sun terrace which offers the perfect setting for a family barbeque or a romantic night under the sky in our state of the art Jacuzzi. The deck is furnished with deck furniture.
Vatnsholt 2 also went through some major renovations along with its adjoined 140m2 potato storage. Now it hosts 4 spacious bedrooms. 2 of the rooms are very large family rooms and have direct access to a large living room, dining room, kitchen and 2 bathrooms.
In the other building that formally was used to host life stock is now a reception area, kitchen and a dining hall. Adjoined to these premises you will find our new stables which are the home to our excellent riding horses.

Location Information

In order to reach the destination, you need to follow these instructions.

From Selfoss:
You need to head eastwards along highway for about 7 km, and then you take a right turn down Villingaholtsvegur road nr. 305. After, you need to drive for about 8 km and then you need to take a right turn at Kolsholtsvegur road nr. 309 (now you should be able to see our farm). Continue to drive for about 1 km and then take a left turn on Vatnsholtsvegur road nr. 3206 drive now about 500 meters and you are there. Welcome to Vatnsholt.

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