Guesthouses in Egilsstadir

Guesthouses in Egilsstadir

Compare prices of guesthouses in Egilsstadir, the largest city in eastern Iceland. Stay on a farm or holiday home near the lake and forest

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Do guesthouses in Egilsstadir offer accommodation for a large family or group?

Yes, the accommodation options in Egilsstadir come in a range of sizes and some are suitable for families and large groups. Check the information about the guesthouse before booking and send an inquiry to the owners if necessary. Often larger groups are placed in dorms, family rooms or connecting rooms. Or, if the guesthouse has the space, the whole group can be accommodated in one big room or studio.

Can I have the option of self-catering when staying at a guesthouse in Egilsstadir?

Most guesthouses in Egilsstadir provide kitchen available to all guests. The kitchen is usually equipped with standard cooking amenities, but also with a microwave, oven, and household appliances. Often, such places also have washing machines and dryers. To ensure that the property has a shared kitchen, contact the accommodation staff.

What amenities can I expect at guesthouses in Egilsstadir?

Guesthouses in Egilsstadir are one the best on the entire east coast and have a wide range of amenities. You can find free parking and WiFi, bed linen and towels, BBQ facilities, well-equipped kitchen, own garden, fully equipped bathroom with complimentary toiletries, shared lounges where you will find a lot of books about the region, card and board games.

What services can I find in Egilsstadir?

Egilsstadir is the main city in East Iceland and a perfect place for those who are travelling around the Ring Road to rest before continuing their journey. It has excellent connections to the Eastfjords and Vatnajökull National Park. Egilsstadir provides all the services travellers need, including a supermarket, souvenir shops, an information centre, restaurants and tours. It also has a popular Heritage Museum, where you can see remodelled turf-houses. The town also has an airport which is mostly used for domestic flights, as well as a college and a health centre.

What natural attractions can I visit near Egilsstadir?

You can visit two of Iceland’s unknown gems near Egilsstadir: its largest forest, Hallormsstaðaskógur, and the mysterious Lagarfjlót lake. Hallormsstaðaskógur is a great destination for hikers and bikers and it provides a wealth of marked trails. On th other hand, Lagarfjlót Lake is said to be home of a great wyrm that lives in its depths. From Egilsstadir you can also reach the magnificent Eastfjords, one of the most remote places in the country filled with giant mountains, sea cliffs, sparkling bays and fishing villages, and it is the only place in the country where reindeer can be found. Close to Egilsstadir you can also access other hidden features like the Litlanesfoss waterfall or Studlagil canyon.