The highlight of July 18 was the Hoffstadir Country Hotel. I wish we had arrived earlier because our room had a veranda overlooking the most gorgeous scenery and it would have been nice to sit there and soak it in. We have the end room in an outbuilding down the road (see link). We couldn’t find it at first because a tractor was blocking the road and we drove back and forth looking for it. Finally the tractor moved and we saw the road down to the rooms. That was amusing.

The delicious dinner was earlier than usual which was fine with us because we were very tired. There was a lovely little baby wagtail by our dinner table.

Next morning, we walked around the area and scared up some more nesting birds. It really is a gorgeous place, and I would love to go there again. Breakfast was at 8, an hour later than usual, which was inconvenient because we needed an early start. It was a great breakfast buffet though. I like the owners too.

An unusual thing is the bedding for couples in Icelandic Hotels. We each had our own single duvet which isn’t a bad idea. Marc couldn’t complain about me pulling the cover off him.

Hofsstadir, Iceland by Marc Felix 7/18/2021

7 thoughts on “Hofsstadir

  1. shoreacres 2021-08-15 / 8:37 am

    The rocks certainly appealed, and that view is scrumptious. On the other hand, one detail that caught my eye was what appears to be crewel work on those pillow shams. That’s absolutely gorgeous.


    • Sherry Felix 2021-08-15 / 8:42 am

      The pillows are a nice touch. The place was so lovely. I felt so grateful to be there.

      Liked by 1 person

    • Sherry Felix 2021-08-15 / 8:45 am

      And more. Room with a View was a lovely movie about Italy. I saw it with my mother just before we went to Tuscany in 1986.

      Liked by 1 person

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