Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstadir is a charming hotel which caters to all needs and provides all amenities of the modern traveler in a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstadir features 50 fully furnished rooms. Guests can choose from a variety of rooms. Some are decorated in a warm romantic theme with antiques and others furnished in a contemporary, stylish way. A comfortable spacious seating area is in our lobby lounge which also has a great cocktail bar with a nice selection of drinks.


  • 4 single room (standard)
  • 33 double/twin rooms (standard)
  • 9 twin rooms lake view (standard)
  • 4 Superior rooms

Cost (for 0-2 year olds) can be provided free of charge for all rooms.

Six of our rooms are equipped with needs of disabled guests.


  • A wonderful mountain view and some rooms overlook Lagarfljót*.
  • Wooden floors
  • Seating area
  • En suite bathrooms with shower
  • Complimentary wireless internet
  • Telephone
  • Satellite TV
  • Tea and coffee
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer

*Rooms with view of Lagarfljót can be requested for an extra price.

A special occasion?

Requests can be made for rooms to be specially prepared in the event of an occasion, such as for newly-weds, to make your stay even more enjoyable and pleasant.

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The hotel is open every day of the year except from 23-26 Desember & 30-2 January.

Gistihúsið – Lake Hotel Egilsstadir is a non-smoking hotel.

No pets are allowed indoors.