Garður Guesthouse

Garður guesthouse is located on road no. 85 approx. 50 km east of Húsavík and a short 10 min drive to Ásbyrgi - Vatnajökull National Park. This house is partly renovated resulting in a bright and inviting house for up to 19 persons in 8 bedrooms. The house has shared 2 ½ bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and kitchenette, living room with TV, sitting area, laundry and free Wifi. Garður can be rented as a whole or single rooms. Perfect location to explore the Vatnajökull National Park, Mývatn, The arctic henge and Húsavík.

Garður Guesthouse

Garður

GPS Points N66° 4' 49.570" W16° 45' 41.364"
Telephone

616-6011

Opening period All year
Categories Guesthouses

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