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Located within the famous Golden Circle sightseeing trail, Héradsskólinn Historic Guest house overlooks Lake Laugarvatn, Hekla Volcano and the Eyjafjallajökull Glacier. A bistro, café, bar and tour desk are found on site. WiFi is free.

Set in a 1920s former school building, Héradsskolinn offers both private rooms and dorms. All rooms feature bright décor, lake- or mountain views and access to a pool table and TV lounge. Guests can choose between rooms with private or shared bathrooms.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be enjoyed at Héradsskolinn’s bistro. Guests can enjoy a drink in the bar or relax in the library. A children’s playroom is also found on site.

Thingvellir National Park and the famous Geysir Hot Spring are within 16 mi. Gullfoss Waterfall is 24 mi away. Laugarvatn Geothermal Bath is right next to the guest house.

Popular area activities include hiking in the Highlands and fishing in Lake Laugarvatn.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Aug 21, 2013

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 6. Max children: 1
Family Room with Shared Bathroom
  • 4 twin beds and
  • 1 bunk bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 2
Triple Room with Shared Bathroom
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 full bed
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Max adults: 14
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  • 1 full bed
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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Thingvellir National Park
    10.9 miles
  • Ljosifoss
    12.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Lindin
    0 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Brúará
    1.2 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Atlantic ocean
    18.6 miles
  • Lake Laugarvatn lake
    0 miles
  • Mountain Laugarvatnsfjall
    0.1 miles
Ski lifts
  • Skalafell
    18.6 miles
Closest Airports
  • Reykjavík Domestic Airport
    36.7 miles
  • Reykjavík Keflavík Airport
    58.7 miles
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Heradsskolinn restaurant

    Food: International

Amenities of Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Water park Off-site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Packed lunches
  • Express check-in/out
  • Business center Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Icelandic
  • Lithuanian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Swedish
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Check-in

3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Check-out

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

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prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside check-in hours, please inform Héradsskolinn in advance.

Sleeping bags are not allowed.

If booking more than 5 rooms, special policies apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Please inform Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse

  • Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse has 1 restaurant:

    • Heradsskolinn restaurant

  • Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Water park
    • Horseback riding

  • Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse is 1,000 feet from the center of Laugarvatn.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • The prices at Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental