Grai Hundurinn Guesthouse

Exterior view of Grai Hundurrin with bikes parked, an outdoor seating area, and surrounding greenery.jpg
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Description

Details

Category
Guesthouse
Location
Hallormsstaður, Egilsstaðir, Iceland
Free WIFI
Rated excellent
Check-in & out
16:00 / 11:00
Parking
Parking available

Description

Grai Hundurinn is a lovely guesthouse nestled in the Hallormsstadhur forest on the Lagarfljot River. Travelers can choose a room or a private cottage in an idyllic location, close to pristine waterfalls and other East Iceland attractions.

Those who want to experience a tranquil setting off the beaten track should book their place here now.

Location & Nearby

Grai Hundurinn is in Hallormsstadhur, 17 miles (27.4 kilometers) southwest of Egilsstadir in East Iceland. Located on the 15.5-mile (25-kilometer) Lagarfljot glacial river banks, the guesthouse boasts a picturesque setting to relax and unwind.

Hikers will love walking to Litlanesfoss and Hengifoss waterfalls. Trek uphill to Litlanesfoss waterfall, which lies amid magnificent hexagonal basalt columns. Further on, the hike to Hengifoss waterfall takes around one hour and rewards you with an impressive 420-foot (128-meter) cascade flowing overhead.

After hiking to the waterfalls, enjoy a delicious soup or waffles with local ice cream at the Hengifoss food truck, 4.9 miles (7.9 kilometers) from Grai Hundurinn.

A little further afield, Studlagil Canyon is an area of outstanding natural beauty. Marvel at the towering basalt columns, waterfalls, and turquoise water, 60 miles (97.3 kilometers) from Grain Hundurinn. On the way back, check out the East Iceland Heritage Museum in Egilsstadir for historical insights about Icelandic life and a section about reindeer.

Facilities & Amenities

Grai Hundurinn offers single and double non-smoking rooms with a television and a desk. Or, book an adorable two-person wooden cottage for an idyllic getaway.

Guests booking a double room can choose between a private or shared bathroom with a shower, a hairdryer, and complimentary towels. The shared kitchenette in the guesthouse has a fridge, coffee pot, tea, coffee, and utensils.

Located on the same grounds, Hotel Hallormsstadur manages Grai Hundurinn. The hotel has a bar, lounge, two quality restaurants, free mountain bikes, hot tubs, and a sauna, and you'll have access to all of these.

Try out Kol Bar and Bistro for delicious meals and generous portions, just a two-minute walk from the guesthouse. Lauf restaurant is the second in-house dining option, offering exquisite breakfast and evening buffets.

Guests at Grai Hundurinn can connect to complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas and their rooms. Pets are welcome at this accommodation, which also has a garden area and free parking.

Why Choose Grai Hundurinn Guesthouse?

Travelers looking for comfortable accommodation in the heart of Hallormsstadur with access to luxurious hotel facilities should look no further than Grai Hundurinn. Get ready for a guesthouse with gorgeous natural surroundings in an excellent location for exploring the best of East Iceland. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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All available rooms

COTT 2 person

Accommodates
2 persons
Bathroom
Private
Wifi
Free
Bed options
Double

SNB

Accommodates
1 person
Bathroom
Private
Wifi
Free
Bed options
Single

DWB

Accommodates
2 persons
Bathroom
Private
Wifi
Free
Bed options
Double

DNB

Accommodates
2 persons
Bathroom
Private
Wifi
Free
Bed options
Double

Amenities

Free WIFI
Free parking
Private bathroom
Shared bathroom
Hot tub/jacuzzi
TV
Shower
Hair dryer
Towels
Sauna
Restaurant
Bar
Tea/Coffee maker
Desk
No smoking
Linens
Bicycle
Meeting/banquet facilities
Daily housekeeping
Hiking
Wooden floors