Location & Nearby
Armot Guesthouse is around 60 miles southeast of Reykjavik in a very picturesque setting, with views over the Eystri-Ranga river. On a clear day, guests will be able to see over to both Eyjafjallajokull volcano and Hekla volcano, and all the way to Westman Islands. Its beautiful location means it’s a great place to stay up in the Midnight Sun in the summertime or to view the northern lights in the winter.
The guesthouse has a remote location with countryside views, but it’s also just 5 miles (8 kilometers) from the Ring Road. This means it’s very easy to reach some of South Iceland’s best sights. The attractions of the Golden Circle are one hour and 20 minutes by car from the guesthouse, and the Thorsmork mountain range is just over 30 miles (48 kilometers) away. Seljalandsfoss waterfall is also easy to reach by car — it’s under 30 minutes away from Armot Guesthouse. It’s even possible to reach Staftafell National Park in under three hours, so this is doable as a day trip too.
There are restaurants and gas stations within a 15-minute drive of Armot Guesthouse. The nearby village of Hvolsvollur has other practical amenities like a grocery store.
Facilities & Amenities
Armot Guesthouse has excellent amenities and facilities to ensure that guests have a comfortable and relaxing stay. Rooms are available in the guesthouse itself, in the fishing lodge, or in a small cottage. Suites and junior suites in the guesthouse have private bathrooms. Deluxe and standard twin or double rooms have shared facilities.
All rooms in the fishing lodge area come with a private bathroom. This lodge also has an open-plan lounge and a beautiful sun deck — the perfect place to stay up and watch the Midnight Sun. The cottage is around 100m from the guesthouse and has three single rooms, a kitchen, and a private bathroom. Amenities for all guests at Armot Guesthouse include free Wi-Fi, toiletries, and parking. Breakfast is available on the property, and there are self-service laundry facilities.
The guesthouse has a tranquil setting with river and mountain views. There are also several activities for guests to enjoy during their stay. The property is situated on an equestrian farm, and you’ll be free to explore the site and interact with the Icelandic horses. You can also book a horse-riding tour of the land if you want to get up close and personal with the beautiful animals.
Other on-site activities include salmon fishing, goose hunting, and ATV tours. ATV trips last between two hours and a full day. They include sights such as Landmannalaugar, Thorsmork mountain range, Fjallabak nature reserve, and Eyjafjallajokull and Hekla volcanoes.
Why Choose Armot Guesthouse?
Armot Guesthouse is a perfect choice for travelers who want to experience an authentic stay on an Icelandic horse farm. The property has over 1,000 acres of land, and guests are free to explore the beautiful scenery that surrounds their accommodation. The guesthouse is also within easy reach of some of South Iceland’s most popular attractions. Its convenient location close to the Ring Road makes it a great choice for onward travel, too. Check availability and book your stay today.