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Located in Hella, Hestheimar features a restaurant, bar, garden, and free WiFi throughout the property. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. Guests can use the hot tub, or enjoy mountain views.

Guest rooms include a private bathroom, bathrobes and bed linen.

Guests at the guest house can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

Guests at Hestheimar will be able to enjoy activities in and around Hella, like hiking.

The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic, 46 miles from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

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Hestheimar has been welcoming guests since 24 Jan 2012.

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Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.9)

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

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Max adults: 5. Max children: 1
One-Bedroom Cottage
  • 2 single beds and 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
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Max adults: 5
Two-Bedroom Cottage
  • Bedroom 1: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk beds
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  • The staff speak English

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About Hestheimar

Welcoming guests since 24 Jan 2012

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  • hi, is there any other way to go there from Reykjavik besides driving with private car? thankyou

    Hi You can take bus from Reykjavík to Hella and we can pick you up there. Best regards Sif

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    Answered on 15 September 2021

Hosted by Sif and Hjolli and our dogs

Host review score 9.0
Sif and Hjolli and our dogs

Sif and Hjolli and our dogs

Hestheimar is brilliantly located in South Iceland, only 1 hours drive from Reykjavik, as well as from Gullfoss, Geysir, volcano Hekla, Eyjafjallajökull, Þingvellir, Westman Island and, black beach Reynisfjara, Skógarfoss, Seljalandsfoss and Gljúfrabúi and more. The surroundings are beautiful and the view outstanding. This is a friendly and homely place.

Our family moved to Hestheimar 2016 . It´s a family run company, which focuses on good dining, relaxed atmosphere. We love to have guests and running Hestheimar is our passion and work. All guests are welcome.

Hestheimar offers peaceful location, yet only 3 km from Road number 1. View over volcano Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull, the Westman Islands and more. 2 hot pots outside and horses all around the premises. We are happy to assist you with our travel plans and a big map of Iceland. Short drive to the famous waterfalls: Seljalandsfoss and Skógarfoss, as well as to the ferry to the Westman Islands. Great hiking opportunities in the fields around Hestheimar.

Languages spoken: English, Spanish, Icelandic

Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Kaffi Krús, Hella
    6.2 miles
  • Cafe/bar Kanslarinn, Hella
    6.2 miles
  • Restaurant Hótel Rangá
    18.6 miles
Natural beauty
  • River Þjórsá
    3.1 miles
  • Lake Gíslholtsvatn
    6.2 miles
  • River Rangá, salmon fishing
    6.2 miles
  • Mountain Volcano Hekla
    18.6 miles
  • Lake Þingvallavatn
    18.6 miles
  • Lake Laugarvatn
    18.6 miles
  • Sea/ocean Eyrarbakki
    18.6 miles
  • Mountain Eyjafjallajökull volcano and glacier
    24.9 miles
Closest airports
  • Reykjavík Domestic Airport
    46 miles
How to get to Hestheimar from Reykjavík Keflavík Airport
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site


    Cuisine: Local

Facilities of Hestheimar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Live sport events (broadcast)
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Walking tours
  • Horse riding Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Library
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Hot tub
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate or cookies Additional charge
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Icelandic
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14:00 - 20:00


08:30 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
€ 25 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 25 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Hestheimar accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive after 20:00, please inform Hestheimar in advance.

Although all rates are quoted in EUR, please note that charges will be made in ISK according to the exchange rate on the day that the charge is made.

FAQs about Hestheimar

  • Guests staying at Hestheimar can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Room options at Hestheimar include:

    • Holiday Home
    • Twin/Double
    • Bungalow

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

    • Parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hestheimar by:

    • Car 1min

  • The prices at Hestheimar may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Hestheimar has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Hestheimar offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Hiking
    • Library
    • Themed dinner nights
    • Walking tours
    • Live sport events (broadcast)
    • Horse riding

  • Check-in at Hestheimar is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Hestheimar on this page.

  • Hestheimar is 5.6 miles from the centre of Hella.