Héraðsskólinn Golden Circle Apartments
Héraðsskólinn Golden Circle Apartments are located within the Golden Circle, about an hour from Reykjavik. Héraðsskólinn was constructed in 1926 by one of Iceland’s most beloved leaders. The building was originally a district school. It was on this site that Nobel Prize-Winning Author Halldor Laxness wrote his most famous book ‘ Independent People’ in Room 12 on the third floor.
This well-maintained piece of Icelandic history is a great place to stay for those who would like to experience history and culture.
Location and Nearby
Héraðsskólinn Apartments is located in the Laugarvatn area, which is right in the middle of the Golden Circle, Iceland’s most popular tourist route.
Staying here will put you in the centre of the action, with a very short drive to Geysir, Gullfoss Waterfall, Þingvellir National Park and the Kerið Crater. Laugarvatn is also just a 45km drive from the capital of Reykjavik meaning it’s a great place to base yourself if you want to stay in the Icelandic wilderness but be close enough to the city for day trips.
Facilities and Amenities
Most rooms at Héraðsskólinn boast either mountain or lake views. The full range of room types includes; private room, shared dorm, single room, double room and family room. Depending on the room type you pick, there are shared facilities and private access.
All guests have access to complimentary wifi, towels and communal facilities.
Staying at River Apartments guests are treated to river views and free onsite parking. All guests will have complimentary WiFi.
Why Choose Heradsskólinn Apartments
Héraðsskólinn Apartments offers a comfortable stay in an ideal location that gives guests a unique and important part of Icelandic history and culture. The location within the Golden Circle provides excellent opportunities for ample sightseeing without having to travel too far, and the peaceful setting makes this accommodation a great find.
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