How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Geysir Selfoss
Travel Blogs from Selfoss
... every 5-10 minutes and is called Strokkur. Much like Rotorua in New Zealand, there was steam pushing up from the ground all around and bubbling water pools with water around 80-100 degrees. Unlike Rotorua, the sulphurous smell was barely noticeable. Only a few minutes down the road from Geysir, was one of the most famous waterfalls in Iceland, a double waterfall known as Gullfoss (or Golden Falls in English). One of the very first things we learnt ...
... is also where Icelanders celebrated their independence from Denmark in 1944. The theme for the rest of the day was 'water'. From Pingvellir we drove to Kerid, a volcanic crater with a clear blue lake at its base (see photo) thought to be 3,000 years old. En route for our next stop we got caught up in the Rettir (the annual sheep roundup), which seemed to involve hundreds of locals on horseback herding sheep in ...
... him as much as the scenery.We discussed if a night in the car might be an option as the next town was about an hours drive way, however it quickly becme apparent that Molly was not up for this as she began rapidly scanning the accommodation booklet we had picked up at tourist information and demanding we stop at every tiny farm that looked vaguely like it might have a bed!
Molly got several of her wishes granted as we found a farm to stay at that offered ...
... or highland region, of Iceland. Just last week in the northern part of Iceland they had a freak snowstorm and 20cm of snow fell. Hopefully it will be gone by the time we get there.
Another interesting fact about Iceland is there are no natural predators in the wild. Hunters hunt reindeer, puffins nest here in large number, yes we’re hoping to see some, and oil was recently found off the ...
... shadow of the volcano. We arrive in the late afternoon at our hotel in Hveragergi, a town known for its greenhouses of vegetables and flowers. The outside of Hotel Ork looks promising but again the room lacks character and conveniences (first time without a hair dryer!). However the meal was very good and we enjoyed the company. At a visit at a local grocery store, found out that the lottery ticket I bought several days before was a winner of 1960krona. That's ...