Short stay: Hotel Kriunes, Near Reykjavik, Iceland

Short stay: Hotel Kriunes, Near Reykjavik, Iceland By on Sep 26, 2022 in Accommodation, Europe, Featured, Hotels, Iceland, Regions, Western Europe

The family-run Hotel Kriunes is a unique luxury hotel that is often overlooked by visitors heading directly for Reykjavik, yet it offers a lovely alternative on the capital’s outskirts. Nestled on the shores of Lake Elliðavatn, popular with migratory birds as well as fishermen looking to catch char, trout and salmon, the hotel provides a more rural alternative to suburban Reykjavik.

The welcome

An unexpected hacienda-styled entrance greeted us on arrival – the owners, we later discovered, have a love of Mexico. Once inside, the Mexican décor continued and we were warmly welcomed by a gentleman on reception who hailed from Lithuania, and given the keys to our rooms which were downstairs.

The room

We stayed in Room 28

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