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Gistihús Jóa

Strandgötu 2, Olafsfjordur 625, Iceland
+354 847 4331


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Overall guest ratings

8.4/10 Excellent
Based on 142 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.6
  • 8.5
  • 5.5

Good to know

  • Impressive bathroom
  • Comfortable beds
  • Friendly service
  • Clean bathroom


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    Set in central Ólafsfjördur, this guest house overlooks the Eyjafjördur Fjord. It offers rooms with modern décor and views of the surrounding mountains. Gistihús Jóa's rooms feature wooden floors and wash basins. Guests have access to shared bathroom facilities, as well as a common area with a fridge and electric kettle. Guests can enjoy an on-site café serving sweets and snacks, as well as having books to read. Restaurants are within 5 minutes’ walk, while a supermarket, bank and post office are found next door. Akureyri Airport is a 1-hour drive from Jóa Gistihús. Sundlaug Fjallabyggdar swimming pool is 985 feet away. Hiking trails are found close by. On-pier fishing is just 3 minutes’ walk away.

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    • ATM on-site
    • No smoking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Ski storage
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 133 reviews
    • 9.6 "Awesome vibe."
    • 8.6 "Good value."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
    • 8.3 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.1 "Nice rooms."
    • 5.5 "Average comfort."

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 106 reviews
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      8.6 "86% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.0 "Breakfast is good."
    • 7.1 "Nice rooms."
      7.9 "79% were happy with the bathroom."
    • 6.2 "Location is acceptable."
    • 5.1 "Average comfort."

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 18 reviews
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 7.5 "Nice rooms."

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 7 reviews
    • 8.4 "Great service."
    Good to know
    "Impressive bathroom"
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Friendly service"
    "Clean bathroom"
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