Gauksmýri is a rural guesthouse in Northwest Iceland. It has 18 rooms, a large dining room, a reception area and an in-house restaurant. The lodge offers horseback riding, hiking and free birdwatching trips for the guests. Free Wi-Fi is included.
Location and Nearby
Gauksmýri is situated in the Northwest region of Iceland, right by the Route 1 or “Ring Road”, the main road that goes around the country. Hvammstangi village centre is a 10-minute drive away. The small village of Laugarbakki is 7 km away.
The guesthouse is close to famous sights and hidden gems in the region such as the Hvítserkur rock (34 km), the Vatnsnes peninsula (32 km), Borgarvirki Fortress (22 km) and the Kolugljúfur Canyon (13 km).
Reykjavik city centre is a 2.5-hour drive from the property.
Facilities and Amenities
Gauksmýri Lodge features 16 double rooms and 2 single rooms with a private bathroom, as well as a family room with a shared bathroom that can accommodate up to 5 people.
Breakfast is included and served each morning. In the summertime, a lunch and a barbecue dinner buffet are served at the in-house restaurant. In the wintertime, a dish of the day is served on evenings. Access to kitchen facilities is also available.
The lodge offers horseback riding, hiking, horse shows and free birdwatching trips. Guests can also follow the work of the staff in the stable and enjoy their company to get to know more about the Icelandic horse and rural life.
Gauksmýri also provides entertainment and family services such as an indoor play area, bookis, DVDs, music for children and board games and puzzles.
Free on-site private parking is possible on site and reservation is not needed.
Why Choose Gauksmýri?
Gauksmýri Lodge is ideal for nature lovers who are looking to explore the sights of the Northwest region of Iceland and complement their stay with traditional and unique activities.
Experience Iceland in a unique and original way and enjoy the company of the friendly Icelandic horse by booking your stay in this cozy guesthouse!