Hotel Glymur, ICELAND
|Hvalfjardarsveit 301, 430, Hvalfjordur, West, ICELAND.|
Description: Hotel GlymurUniquely situated high on a mountainside, yet only 45 minutes from the capital, Hotel Glymur overlooks the scenic Hvalfjorfur, the whales fjord. At the end of this fjord is Glymur, one of the highest waterfalls in Europe.
Hotel Glymur has a beautiful restaurant, a fully equipped conference hall, twenty-two well appointed and comfortable rooms with fantastic views and two Suites. There are also 6 Holiday Homes /Cabins /Villas.
Type of rooms: Hotel GlymurGlymur features 22 Executive Rooms, 2 Suites and 6 Cabins.
The Executive Rooms were completely re-designed in beginning of 2006. Every room has plenty of space and an en suite bathroom. The rooms are on two floors with bathroom, desk and sofas on first floor and bed on second floor. All rooms have high speed wireless Internet access, flat screen TV, telephone, and a coffee machine.
Suite Guðríðarstofa: A 37 square meter suite with a massage bath tub, 20" flat screen TV, adjustable beds with massage, espresso machine and stereo equipment (CD and radio). Named after the famous 16th century poet's wife.
Suite Hallgrímsstofa: A 46 square meter suite with a massage bath tub, 20" flat screen TV in the bedroom and a 28" TV in the living room, adjustable beds with massage, espresso machine and stereo equipment (CD and radio). Named after a famous 16th century poet that lived in the church down by the hotel.
Glymur Resort offers 6 different themed luxury cabins on location. Each of them is 70-80 sq.meters (700-800 sq.feet) with accommodation for up to 6 people, a fully equipped kitchen, wifi etc. The cabins are also an excellent choice for meetings and working sessions, brainstorming, family gathering or just more relaxing luxury.
Additional information: Hotel Glymur
The whole hotel is one big gallery. The owners have collected objects from all over the world both new and old. There are over 100 photographs and paintings that dress the walls of the hotel. The hotel is a great place to have exhibitions of your art be it photgraphy, paintings or sculpture.
The hotel is located within 10 km of: Golf, 4x4, fishing, historical sites, Icelandic farming museum, swimming pool, outdoor geothermal hot tubs with panaramic views over Hvalfjordur, (on-site), horseback riding, and hiking. Mountainside hot tubs with geothermal heated water are located just outside the hotel. What is more enjoyable than sitting in the hot tubs and taking in the breathtaking view? The hotel has a conference hall, several smaller group working spaces, a library and piano bar. Transfers can be arranged on request for a small fee.
Meetings: The spacious main conference room has a seating for up to 60 people and is well equipped with wireless Internet connection, projector, computer, screen, TV, flip chart, copy machine ect. They also offer small workshop areas all over the hotel. You can have several small groups at work in the hotel.
Number of rooms: 22
Official category: Conference/ Leisure Hotel.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1994/2000/2006.
Period of closure: from the 13th of December until the 14th of January.Smoking policy: The whole hotel is non-smoking.
Credit cards accepted: Mastercard, Visa, American Express.
GPS Coordinates: 64° 24' 48.78'' N 21° 37' 43.24'' W
Nearest airport: Keflavik International Airport - 1.5 hr