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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 9.2 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


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
4 twin beds
and
1 bunk bed
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
1 twin bed
and
1 full bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    Yes
    Answered on 6 October 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Yes
    Answered on 6 October 2019
  • Is it possible to take public transport from your hotel to the airport?
    Hello, during the summer time it is easy to get around with public transportation such as ioyo.is but during low season the public transportation from..
    Answered on 16 March 2020
  • Hi is it possible to check in after 9pm? And also is there any good options available after this time thanks
    Hello, You can check in after 9 PM.
    Answered on 9 August 2022
  • Do you have washing machine facility available?
    Not available.
    Answered on 16 July 2022
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Area info *
Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site
  • Heradsskolinn restaurant
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
Amenities of Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1
Most popular amenities
Free WiFi
Free parking
Non-smoking rooms
Facilities for disabled guests
Restaurant
Family rooms
Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Water park
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • 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
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Accessible 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
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • Danish
  • German
  • English
  • French
  • Icelandic
  • Lithuanian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Swedish

House rules

Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Check-out

From 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Héradsskólinn Historic Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

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.