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Hotel Glymur - Akranes

3 star Hotel Akranes

Hvalfjardarsveit Hvalfjordur - Akranes

Price starting from ISK 44429 .89
Located in a quiet area, the Glymur hotel offers luxury accommodation in Akranes, Iceland. The hotel caters to all categories of travelers, and is an ideal location to unwind from the daily stress. Glymur is located on the northern side of the Whale fjord, only 45 minutes from downtown Reykjavík.

During your stay at the 3-star Glymur hotel, you can enjoy the many modern facilities on-site, including the outdoor geothermal water hydromassage bathtubs providing a magnificent view of the Whale Fjord, and a chance of experiencing the Northern Lights while enjoying a glass of wine. Business travelers can use the hotel’s well-equipped meeting rooms for holding company meetings or any type of team-building events. Other amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, laundry services, luggage storage, and a computer station.

Some of the most notable places of interest in the area include the Akranes Museum Center - which displays a collection of old Icelandic houses, the Akranes Folk Museum holding a collection of exhibits from former times, and the Museum of Icelandic Minerals with its comprehensive display of Steinaríki Íslands rocks, minerals, and fossils.
Venere Guest Rating
Guest Rating 8.8 Excellent
Based on 2 hotel reviews © 2014

We stayed at Glymur for four nights and can say without hesitation it was a very e...

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Breakfast at Hotel Glymur

A free buffet breakfast is served each morning.

Facilities at Hotel Glymur

  • Business Center
  • Meeting Room
  • Conference room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Cafeteria
  • Luggage room
  • Multilingual staff
  • City tour
  • Concierge
  • Internet/Email services
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Laundry room
  • Gift shop
  • Hydromassage Jacuzzi
  • Free parking

Know before you go

  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Check-in: after 3 PM.

Check-out: before noon.

Guests planning to arrive late are asked to contact the hotel using the number on the reservation confirmation received after booking.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: ISK 10340 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: ISK 10340 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Glymur is also known as

Hotel Glymur
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Hotel Glymur reviews

8.6 Excellent
  • August 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Young couple
  • Switzerland

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Room Details

Book your business-friendly accommodation at the 22-room Hotel Glymur. Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Business travelers will have access to free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks and phones during their Saurbaer visit. Individual décor and furnishings make each stay a unique experience.

Coffee/tea makers and hair dryers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs.

Accommodation Services

  • Telephone
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • TV
  • Desk
  • Wireless Internet access

How to reach Hotel Glymur

By car
From Reykjavík: take route 1 to borgarnes. Once you are out of Reykjavík and Mosfellsbær, drive for about 15 minutes where you can choose if you want to go around the fjord on route 47 which takes about 15 minutes longer than the tunnel but offers a more scenic view. Then continue for about 30 miles/50 km until you see the hotel on the right side of the road. If you go through the tunnel you will take a right on the roundabout and continue further for 10 minutes where you take a right on to route 47. There you will find Glymur Hotel sitting peacefully on the left side of the road

Distances from Hotel Glymur

Glymur Waterfall - 18 km / 11.2 mi
The Settlement Centre - 19.5 km / 12.1 mi
Skallagrimsgardur - 19.6 km / 12.2 mi
Leynir Golf Club - 22.2 km / 13.8 mi
Akranes Lighthouse - 25.2 km / 15.7 mi
Deildartunguhver Hot Springs - 29.7 km / 18.5 mi
Hredavatn - 37.4 km / 23.2 mi
Grabrok - 40.1 km / 24.9 mi
Ok - 41.3 km / 25.7 mi
Hraunfossar - 44.8 km / 27.8 mi
Barnafoss - 44.8 km / 27.8 mi
Baula - 53.3 km / 33.1 mi
Vidgelmir Lava Tube - 54.7 km / 34 mi
Hallmundarhraun - 56.8 km / 35.3 mi
Eiriksjokull - 70.7 km / 43.9 mi
The preferred airport for Hotel Glymur is Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.) - 66.8 km / 41.5 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Transportation services Hotel Glymur

  • Free parking