Hraunsnef is a family-run country hotel located in a hilltop setting in West Iceland.
10 modern and spacious rooms with private facilities and TV. The rooms all have separate entries and are decorated differently with traditional Icelandic textiles. Also two unit cottages with kitchenette.
The hotel offers a homely and family-friendly atmosphere. Cosy restaurant and bar featuring fresh, locally and regionally sourced food
and homemade Icelandic specialities such as lamb and skyr. The farmers at Hraunsnef grow their own vegetables and get eggs and pork from their free-range hens and pigs. A small farm shop is attached to the restaurant. There is also another separate dining/sitting/games room.
Two hot tubs fed directly from a natural hot spring are located next to a stream, offering beautiful mountain views.
Good facilities for children; playground and friendly farm animals
including pigs, horses, dogs and chicken.
There are good walking trails
in the area. Special guided elf-theme
walks are on offer and a special Christmas package
with the Hraunsnef family in December each year.
Hraunsnef is perfectly situated for day tours and sightseeing
around West Iceland and the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Nearby places of interest include Grábrók volcanic crater, Glanni Waterfall, Lake Hreðavatn, Deildartunguhver hot spring, Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls, the Settlement Museum in Borgarnes, historic Reykholt and Víðgelmir lava cave.
> Hraunsnef was Farm of the Month in March 2013. Farm of the Month is a special recognition based on customer feedback and an assessment by the Icelandic Farm Holidays staff of demonstrated outstanding quality, service and innovation.
Open: 01.02 - 31.12.
Farm animals: Horses, hens, dogs, pigs and sheep.
Meals: Restaurant and bar on-site.
Activities: Walking/hiking, jeep tours.
In the area: Grábrók volcanic crater, Glanni Waterfall, Lake Hreðavatn, Deildartunguhver hot spring, Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls, the Settlement Museum in Borgarnes, historic Reykholt and Víðgelmir lava cave.
Next town: Borgarnes 35 km.
Shopping: Bifröst 3.5 km.
Golf: Glanni/Bifröst 4 km.
Swimming pool: Varmaland 17 km.
How to find?
Hraunsnef is by road no. 1
From Borgarnes: As you leave Borgarnes village, direction Akureyri on road no. 1 then you come to a roundabout. Take the exit onto road no 1 in the direction of Akureyri. You need to drive for about 35 on road no 1 before you see Hraunsnef farm on your left.
From Akureyri: Take road no. 1 in the direction of Reykjavík. You will find Hraunsnef on your right after some 280 km (about 35 km before you come to the Borgarnes village).