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Peacefully located by Lake Villingarholt, Vatnsholt Bed & Breakfast is 9.9 mi from Selfoss town center. Impressive mountain views are featured. The rooms of Vatnsholt Bed & Breakfast are simply furnished and have either private or shared bathroom facilities. Housed in a renovated farmhouse, Vatnsholt’s restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner in a rustic setting. The menu offers regional specialties made with locally sourced ingredients including the on site lake. The staff can help arrange activities like horse riding, fishing and football golf. Other facilities include free WiFi, a children’s playground and a large outdoor area. The guest house is located by Iceland’s scenic Ring Road, 43 mi from Reykjavik. On-site parking is free for guests.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.6 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast Info

Continental, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
4 bunk beds
and
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
or
1 full bed
2 twin beds
or
1 full bed
1 twin bed
and
2 bunk beds
1 full bed
and
2 bunk beds
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 3:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
1 full bed
Bedroom 3:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 1:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 2:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 3:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 4:
2 twin beds
Bedroom 5:
1 full bed
1 full bed
and
2 bunk beds
2 twin beds
and
1 full bed
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Property practices

This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.4
Cleanliness
8.7
Comfort
8.7
Value for money
8.6
Location
8.6
Free WiFi
9.2
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Becky
    United States of America United States of America
    Cute lobby and perfect for hanging out. Loved the landscape and horses in area. Love the fact the coffee and tea are included
  • Karie
    United States of America United States of America
    Great location and incredibly got to see the northern lights.
  • Sydney
    United States of America United States of America
    We liked the location and the view. It was nice they provided us with earplugs, slippers and eye masks

Managed by Margret and Johann Owners

Company review score: 8.8Based on 114,999 reviews from 179 properties
179 managed properties

Company info

We have been renting out rooms in Guesthouse Vatnsholt since 2010. We moved from Hafnarfjordur to Vatnsholt 2006 and opened 2010.

Property info

Vatnsholt is an old farm, today we are running 34 rooms guesthouse and a restaurant in the old barn.

Neighborhood info

The location of Vatnsholt is great for trip to the Golden circle and exploration of the whole south coast. We are also just a few minutes away from waterfall Uriðafoss or city Selfoss.

Languages Spoken

English,Spanish,Icelandic,Polish

Area info

Restaurants
3 Restaurants On Site

  • Vatnsholt Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Dinner • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Traditional
  • Blind Raven
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Dinner
    • Ambience
      Modern
  • Summer Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Open for
      Brunch
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly

Amenities of Guesthouse Vatnsholt
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • 3 restaurants
  • Free parking
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linens
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
    Additional charge
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
  • Themed dinners
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Darts
  • Pool table
    Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key access
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Icelandic
  • Polish

House rules

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Check-in

From 4:00 PM to 10:30 PM

Check-out

Until 11:00 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 12 and above will be charged as 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 - 5 years
Crib upon request
Free
6 - 11 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 25 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Guesthouse Vatnsholt accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Guests arriving by car are advised to contact the property in advance, in order to receive detailed driving directions. Contact details can be found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that reservations for the restaurant must me made at least one day prior to arrival for bookings between 1 September and 1 June.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 23:00:00 and 06:00:00.

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

FAQs about Guesthouse Vatnsholt

  • Room options at Guesthouse Vatnsholt include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Family
    • Double
    • Triple
    • Quad
    • Suite
    • Apartment
    • Studio

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

    • Hiking
    • Playground
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Fishing
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Themed dinners
    • Live music/Performance
    • Movie nights
    • Happy hour
    • Walking tours

  • Check-in at Guesthouse Vatnsholt is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Yes, Guesthouse Vatnsholt is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Guests staying at Guesthouse Vatnsholt can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

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

  • Guesthouse Vatnsholt is 150 feet from the center of Vatnsholt. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guesthouse Vatnsholt has 3 restaurants:

    • Vatnsholt Restaurant
    • Blind Raven
    • Summer Restaurant