Iceland Hotels : Glymur Hotel Hvalfjordur Iceland Holiday Travel

Thu, Nov 11, 2010

Hotels, Iceland

Hotel Glymur Iceland

Hotel Glymur is a beautiful small boutique hotel high on a hill in Hvalfjordur where you can enjoy the power of the Northern Lights. Designed with furnishings and artwork from around the world, interiors are stylish and luxurious and all rooms and suites offer breathtaking views over the fjord or mountains. By evening, take a soak in the hot tub surrounded by western Iceland’s dramatic scenery and perhaps you may see the famous lights. A trip over the fjord will bring you to one of the most spectacular waterfalls in Europe – Glymur – or spend a magical day at the Blue Lagoon, a unique geothermal bathing lagoon in beautiful surroundings. With Reykjavik just a 45 minute drive away, you can enjoy day trips to the vibrant capital, while enjoying Icelandic nature at its best.

Hotel Glymur Iceland

Accommodation

There are 23 rooms and 2 suites at Hotel Glymur, each individually decorated with unique art works and interesting features collected from around the world. These 2 floor rooms have a sleeping area upstairs with a luxurious en-suite bathroom complete with heated floors and living room below, and there’s plenty of space at 30 sqm each. Relax on the fine Italian leather sofas and enjoy the view over the fjord or the mountains. The 2 suites are even larger, and both have the pampering addition of handmade leather design sofas, massage bath tubs and adjustable beds with massages. All rooms and suites have bathrobes, luxury bath products, WiFi, flat screen TVs, coffee machines and mini bars.

Hotel Glymur Iceland

The newly-opened Hotel Glymur Villas are perfect for a self-catering break though offering all the benefits of hotel service if you desire. The harmonious interiors are elegant and contemporary in style, and the views are simply wonderful from the south-facing glass fronts. Out on the verandah, enjoy use of your own private hot tub and barbecue, while the kitchen is fully-equipped with state-of-the-art appliances for all your cooking needs.
Activities

Dining

The Hotel Glymur restaurant serves up a fusion menu of Icelandic cuisine with international influences. Sample reindeer pate, or perhaps some almond roasted artic charr, or try out the Taste of Glymur taster menu to take a journey through the regions flavoursome dishes. For snacks and cakes, head to the cafe and try out their hot waffles with whipped blueberry cream or a hearty rustic sandwich.

Facilites

Bar, car parking, restaurant, wheelchair access, WiFi/Internet, child friendly

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