Hotel 1001 Nott is a fantastic getaway surrounded by woodland in East Iceland, with mountain or lake views from every modern room, outdoor hot tubs, and easy accessibility to the town of Egilsstadir. Ring Road travelers and those exploring the Eastfjords should highly consider this welcoming escape.
Location and Nearby
Hotel 1001 Nott is located on the banks of Lake Lagarfljot in East Iceland, surrounded by the largest forest in the country, Hallormstadaskogar. Lagarfjlot is famous for its fishing opportunities, peaceful ambiance, and the folklore of a hidden monster in its depths. Tales of the Lagarfjlot Wyrm are as old as the Loch Ness Monster. Hallormstadaskogar, meanwhile, is a wonderland of hiking, biking, and birdwatching trails, making it great to explore if you love nature and wildlife.
The region's largest town, Egilsstadir, is four miles (six kilometers) north. This lovely settlement has all amenities travelers could require, with supermarkets, banks, post offices, gas stations, and information centers. Furthermore, many tour companies operate from here, allowing you to embark on a range of unique local adventures.
Four miles (six kilometers) further from Egilsstadir is the region's only geothermal spa, the Vok Baths. Immersed in a lake and surrounded by mountains, this provides a great place to unwind after your journeys through the magnificent Eastfjords.
Those renting a car will find plenty of other sites within the range of Hotel 1001 Nott. The third tallest waterfall in Iceland, Hengifoss, is just 17 miles (27 kilometers) east of the accommodation. It requires a hike to reach, but this trek will also introduce you to other features such as Litlanesfoss waterfall. Meanwhile, the beautiful fjord of Seydisfjordur, renowned for its tiny village and enormous mountains, is 21 miles (33 kilometers) away. It is easy to navigate around many other bays of the east from here.
There are also plenty of other far-off attractions you can reach and return from in a day, such as the bay of Borgarfjordur Eystri, the village of Djupivogur, the Hvalsnes Nature Reserve, and Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall.
Hotel 1001 Nott is very close to the Ring Road of Iceland, making it a perfect stopping point for those encircling the country. If you are flying into the east and planning to use Hotel 1001 Nott as a base for exploration, you'll find it just over four miles (seven kilometers) from the local airport.
Facilities and Amenities
At Hotel 1001 Nott, guests will find twin or double rooms that look out over mountains or Lake Lagarfjlot. As such, the establishment is great for romantic getaways, solo travelers, and pairs of friends. Each room has a flat-screen television, a minibar, stylish furnishings, and a private bathroom, equipped with a shower, hairdryer, and toiletries. On top of this, free Wifi is found throughout the building.
All guests are welcome to enjoy the outdoor hot tubs during their stay, which boast incredible views. These pools are great for enjoying the midnight sun in summer and northern lights in winter.
The hotel has a restaurant and bar. You can enjoy a breakfast buffet each morning and receive a complimentary parking space with your booking. Furthermore, the 24-hour front desk staff can help you with queries and recommendations.
Why Choose Hotel 1001 Nott?
Anyone embarking on a Ring Road navigation or Eastfjords exploration looking to stay somewhere surrounded by nature and with a hot tub should not hesitate to book their room. Check availability by choosing a date.