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Hotel Rauðaskriða3 stars

Hotel Raudaskrida is a family run 3 star country Hotel, at road 85. Its location offers suitable daytrips to several places of interest, like Akureyri, Eyjafjordur, Tjornes peninsula, Lake Myvatn, Dimmuborgir, Dettifoss, Asbyrgi, Hljodaklettar and Godafoss.

We are also only a 20 minutes drive from the whale-center at Husavik.
Our guests can also enjoy short or longer cycling and hiking trips in the near surroundings of the Hotel and be informed about the nature and relations of the area to the Icelandic Saga´s. We will also have available a birdwatching house soon to enjoy the birdlife to the utmost.

We at Hotel Raudaskrida can offer angling license (trout and salmon) and horseriding upon request.
We are rated as 3 star Hotel on the international standard used by the Icelandic Tourist Board and we have also been recognized as eco-friendly by the Nordic Swan.

We offer 32 double rooms with bathroom. 5 rooms with shared bathrooms and one family room. Our rooms, including bathrooms, are also equipped with coffee/tea making possibilities, satellite-TV, radioalarm, and a hair dryer. We also have hot tubs at the hotel. We offer breakfast buffet in our restaurant and traditional Icelandic meals for dinner, f.i. lamb and arctic char. Upon request, we prepare lunch packs for out guests, and we can also arrange for horse riding and angling (trout/salmon) in our area.

We also offer a cottage for 3 persons.

During winter time we open by special request for groups onlty.

Hotel Rauðaskriða

Rauðaskriða, Aðaldalur

GPS Points N65° 50' 12.562" W17° 28' 22.125"
Telephone

464-3504

Accommodation 37 Rooms / 75 Beds
Opening period 01/05 - 30/09
Service Open year round Horse riding The white swan Smoking not allowed Walking path Cottage rental Bird watching Hotel / guesthouse Restaurant Swimming pool Internet access Hot pot Whale watching Golf course Credit cards accepted Bar

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