Lake Hotel Gistihusid Egilsstadir

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Indoor Spa Tub
Indoor Spa Tub
Indoor Spa Tub
Desk, soundproofing, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Lake Hotel Gistihusid Egilsstadir

Lake Hotel Gistihusid Egilsstadir

3.5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Bar

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Social distancing
Egilsstaðir 1-2, Egilsstadir, 700

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEast Iceland Heritage Museum13 min walk
  • AirportEgilsstadir (EGS)2 min drive
  • Popular LocationFardaga Waterfall3 min drive
  • Popular LocationVök Baths7 min drive

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About this area


Located in Egilsstadir, Lake Hotel Gistihusid Egilsstadir is in a rural area. East Iceland Heritage Museum and Skaftfell - Center for Visual Art are cultural highlights, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Vök Baths and Seydisfjordur Harbour.

What's nearby

  • East Iceland Heritage Museum - 13 min walk
  • Fardaga Waterfall - 3 min drive
  • Vök Baths - 7 min drive
  • Lagarfljot - 12 min drive
  • Seydisfjordur Harbour - 26 min drive

Getting around

  • Egilsstadir (EGS) - 2 min drive


  • N1 — 5 min walk
  • Salt café & bistro — 6 min walk
  • Subway — 8 min walk
  • Skálinn — 10 min walk
  • Valaskjalf — 13 min walk

About this property

Lake Hotel Gistihusid Egilsstadir

3.5-star hotel with free breakfast and restaurant
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas, and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a snack bar/deli, a spa tub, and a sauna are onsite. All 50 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also find coffee makers and hair dryers.
Lake Hotel Gistihusid Egilsstadir offers 50 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and hair dryers. Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels.

Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Egilsstadir hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a spa tub and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. Services include massages.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Free self parking on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Free full breakfast available daily 7:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Playground
  • Sauna
  • Spa services
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Elevator
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Icelandic


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • Massages


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker


  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Soundproofing

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 80 out of 128 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 32 out of 128 reviews
4 - Good 25%
Rating 3 - Okay. 12 out of 128 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 1 out of 128 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 3 out of 128 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful views of lake. Nice restaurant
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Easy walk to the shopping center and recast aura to. Shower was flooding into the bathroom. I forgot to tell the receptionist.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful and quaint family run hotel. Steeped in history. Friendly and attentive staff. Tastefully decorated restaurant serving locally sourced produce which was superbly cooked. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, can't wait to go back!
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Enjoyed it
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Beautiful Property
This was a great overnight stop that had almost everything you could possibly need. Their laundry room was out of order, but aside from that, it was charming, clean, and welcoming. Breakfast buffet was the best I’ve seen in Iceland so far. I’d definitely stay there again.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021