Hotel Valaskjalf is a hotel in the capital of east Iceland, Egilsstadir, renowned for its modern rooms and excellent restaurants. Those embarking on a Ring Road journey or vacation to the Eastfjords will appreciate the convenience of the surrounding town and its accessibility to the sites of the region.
Location & Nearby
Hotel Valaskjalf’s position in the centre of Egilsstadir makes finding amenities such as groceries, gas stations, restaurants, boutiques and bars easy. Furthermore, the town is close to many of the region’s major attractions; it sits on the shores of the mystical Lake Lagarfljot and is less than ten minutes drive from the immersive Vok Spa. Just to the south is the country’s largest forest, Hallormsstadaskogar, a hiker’s and birdwatcher’s paradise.
Egilsstadir is also the centre of tourism in the East, meaning most guided tours will be able to pick you up from your hotel. As such, you can take an Eastfjords holiday here without renting a car, by taking domestic flights. If you do rent a car, magnificent fjords such as Breiddalur and Borgarfjordur Eystri can be reached in just over an hour, and further sites such as Mount Snaefell and Djupivogur can be reached and explored within a day.
Facilities & Amenities
Hotel Valaskjalf is a modern hotel; every room has access to free and fast Wifi, a television, a private bathroom with a shower and hairdryer, and rich, comfortable furnishings. Single rooms, twin rooms, double rooms and triple rooms with a queen and two single beds mean that all group sizes will find accommodation to suit them.
Breakfast is an option at the Skalinn restaurant, which is styled fashionably after a retro US diner. Dinner, meanwhile, can be enjoyed at the luxurious Glod restaurant, which has especially good Italian food.
Why Choose Hotel Valaskjalf?
Hotel Valaskjalf should be a consideration for all travellers to the Eastfjords who want to be based in the region’s largest town, with easy access to the spectacular nearby wilderness. Book now for your holiday to Egilsstadir now.