FE Gisting Accommodation

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Category
Guesthouse
Location
Þingvallastræti 2, Akureyri, Iceland, Akureyri, IS
Breakfast
Free
Free WIFI
Rated excellent
Check-in & out
15:00 / 11:00
Parking
Free parking

Description

FE Gisting is a lovely guesthouse in Akureyri, boasting single and double rooms with en suites. Those seeking comfort and a welcoming atmosphere during their stay in the capital of North Iceland will thoroughly enjoy their stay here.

Location & Nearby

FE Gisting is close to all the major sites of Akureyri. The largest local swimming pool is just down the road, and you can reach the beautiful church of Akureyrarkirkja by walking less than 1000 feet (300 meters). Both the harbor and the botanical gardens are less than a mile (one kilometer) away. You'll also find a wealth of places to shop, dine, drink, and learn about local culture, folklore, and history.

Whale watching tours are top-rated during summer, with most operators boasting 100% success in sightings throughout the season. Furthermore, many tour operators working from Akureyri can take you on excursions such as horseback riding, river rafting, and sightseeing.

If you're driving the region yourself, you will find FE Gisting a fantastic base from which to explore. Akureyri is the starting point of the Diamond Circle sightseeing route, a popular tourist trail containing the region's most beautiful sites. Godafoss waterfall, both a natural and historical attraction, can be reached in just 22 miles (35 kilometers). Twenty-eight miles (45 kilometers) from here, you'll get to the Lake Myvatn area.

Myvatn boasts spectacular bodies of water, blooming flora throughout summer, abundant birdlife, and many geological marvels. Basalt towers tower over the scenery, and rows of pseudocraters line the banks of the lakes. You can also find the lava fortress of Dimmuborgir here, which is steeped in folklore regarding a child-eating troll and is home to the geothermal cave of Grotagja.

Surrounding Myvatn are more hot spring areas, most notably the barren Namaskard Pass.

The following sites of the Diamond Circle route are Dettifoss waterfall and the canyon of Asbyrgi. Dettifoss is Europe's most powerful waterfall, surrounded by primordial nature and right by two other slightly smaller but similarly beautiful features. Asbyrgi, meanwhile, is renowned for its breathtaking beauty, shaped like a horseshoe and filled with birch forests. Legends say it was created by the hoof of the horse of the Old Norse god Odin.

The final attraction of the tourist trail is Husavik, one of the best whale-watching destinations in the world.

Facilities & Amenities

FE Gisting provides clean, cozy, bright bedrooms with single and double varieties, all of which have en suite bathrooms with showers and hair dryers. Many boast lovely views over a park, while the others look over the pleasant garden or charming city. All guests have access to free and fast WiFi, free parking, and a delicious, locally-sourced breakfast every morning.

You'll also find comfortable communal living areas and a fully equipped kitchen, allowing you to save money by self-catering.

The furnishings throughout are very comfortable, and the style is modern and vibrant, with plenty of art decorating the walls.

Why Choose FE Gisting?

Couples and solo travelers to north Iceland looking for self-catering accommodation in Akureyri will love their stay at FE Gisting, particularly considering its proximity to the region's significant sites. Check availability by choosing a date.

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Room Types

Standard Single Room
Accommodates
1 person
Bathroom
Private
Breakfast
Available
Wifi
Free
Standard Double Room
Accommodates
2 persons
Bathroom
Private
Breakfast
Available
Wifi
Free

Amenities

Free WIFI
Free parking
Private bathroom
Shared kitchen facilities
Toiletries
TV
Shower
Hair dryer
Towels
Bed linen
Refrigerator
Freezer
Microwave
Stove
Oven
Fully equipped kitchen
WLAN
Breakfast
Kitchenware
City view
Garden view
Dining table

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