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Located in a Spectacular Rural Location Near Hellnar

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Property type chalet

Overview

About the property

The Glacier Lodge offers magnificent views of Snaefellsjokull to the north and a panorama across Faxafloi bay to the south. Built in 2010 and one of a small group of similar properties, this is a modern self-catering cottage of 100 sqm which can comfortably accommodate six adults.

Just a two hour drive from Reykjavik, this home away from home, is the perfect base from which to explore one of Iceland's most celebrated regions - the Snaefellsnes Peninsula.

South facing and with a light open plan design, the lodge sleeps up to eight people in three second floor bedrooms (one with a double bed and two with twins) and a fold out double sofa-bed located in the lounge. There is a fully equipped modern kitchen, plus a dining area.

- Parking

- Private bathroom

- Tea and coffee making facilities

- Fridge

- Dishwasher

Away from light pollution and with vast open skies, Glacier Lodge is in an excellent position for watching displays of the aurora borealis should they occur during your stay.

With the region's natural beauty on your doorstep, including the striking sea stacks of Arnarstapi, there are plenty of things to see and do from a variety of hiking trails, sailing excursions and whale and bird watching opportunities, to activities on and around nearby Snaefellsjokull glacier - including snowmobile.

More Details

Property Manager
Clive Stacey
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, russian, swedish, greek, finnish, Icelandic
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 27, 2017

Amenities

West Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
General:
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Sofa bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • caves
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • walking
  • whale watching
Notes:
Please note there is no Internet/Wifi in the cottage.

Reviews

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Located in a Spectacular Rural Location Near Hellnar
average rating of 4.6 based on 5 reviews
Brooklyn, New York
4

Adorable Home in a Spectacular Location

  • 4 of 5

We were a group of 6 people, but the house didn't feel overly crowded. It's one of a group of aesthetically pleasing houses (all black with white trim) at the top of Hellnar, with spectacular views of the mountains behind and the sea below. The only things we would have appreciated would be wifi and soap/shampoo in the bathroom. It's also worth noting that there is a very steep 'staggered' staircase, so the house wouldn't be well suited for guests with small children or with limited mobility (bathroom is downstairs, while beds are upstairs). Other than that, the house is reasonably equipped and very cozy.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Worcester, MA, USA
5

Everything was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

It was a beautiful house located in a beautiful small town, Hellnar. I definitely would love to visit it again.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Ann Arbor, MI
5

Beautiful home with a great view

  • 5 of 5

We were able to find our VRBO with ease, just based off of the pictures we had seen. Inside the house felt brand new, with gorgeous wood work. I really enjoyed the feel of the common living room area on the first floor. All of the bedrooms had black out curtains, and comfy beds. It was located just a short walk away from a couple of restaurants/coffee shops, and from the water. Don't forget to read the house rules/guidelines right inside the door, which will be helpful for your stay (and be careful not to use up the hot water!). The way to get the key was very easy and convenient for us to check-in/check-out.

Some notes: As per the owner's description, the stairs are quite steep, so this is not a good location to book for elderly or disabled. Also, do yourself a favor and go find the hidden crater/former hot spring near this VRBO. it's a short walk up the hill, and fun to dip your feet into.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Wonderful place! Very clean - no wifi

  • 4 of 5

Loved the quaint little glacier lodge. GPS directions are a little off when trying to find it in the dark. But we managed after a little seeking.

As one who works on the road I rely on in car wifi and wifi where we stayed for work. This place does not have wifi. But everything else was great.

  • Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Minneapolis, MN
5

Exploring the West (of Iceland)

  • 5 of 5

We we're on our 2nd visit to Iceland as the first visit took us to the southern to eastern part of Iceland. This time we decided to visit the North side (Akureyri) and then we drove down to visit the west side. We stayed here and it was perfect. It was right on the ocean which was a nice benefit and we couldn't ask for anything better as our home base on the west side.

You will not go wrong here at all for you visit and it was very close to the highway. We also ate at Hotel Hellnar which is very close by.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
234 Kilometres
Keflavik
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Hellnar
Car: necessary

Located in a spectacular rural location near to Hellnar the Glacier Lodge offers magnificent views of Snaefellsjokull to the north and a panorama across Faxafloi bay to the south. Built in 2010 and one of a small group of similar properties, this is a modern self-catering cottage of 100 sqm which can comfortably accommodate six adults.

Just a two hour drive from Reykjavik, this home away from home, is the perfect base from which to explore one of Iceland's most celebrated regions - the Snaefellsnes Peninsula.

South facing and with a light open plan design, the lodge sleeps up to eight people in three second floor bedrooms (one with a double bed and two with twins) and a fold out double sofa-bed located in the lounge. There is a fully equipped modern kitchen, plus a dining area.

- Parking

- Private bathroom

- Tea and coffee making facilities

- Fridge

- Dishwasher

Away from light pollution and with vast open skies, Glacier Lodge is in an excellent position for watching displays of the aurora borealis should they occur during your stay.

With the region's natural beauty on your doorstep, including the striking sea stacks of Arnarstapi, there are plenty of things to see and do from a variety of hiking trails, sailing excursions and whale and bird watching opportunities, to activities on and around nearby Snaefellsjokull glacier - including snowmobile.

Please note: The shape of the lodge is such that it is necessary for the stairs between the two levels to ascend/descend steeply with a split step design. It is therefore not suitable for those with low levels of mobility or very young children.

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Rates & Availability

West Chalet Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
GBP
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
May 16 2017 - Sep 15 2017
1 night minimum stay
$262
$1,574
 
 
Winter 2017-18
Sep 16 2017 - Apr 30 2018
1 night minimum stay
$131
$787
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$262
$1,574
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125.92

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Linen and final cleaning included.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
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