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Álfheimar Country Hotel, set in a prime seaside location, overlooks the wide expanses of Borgarfjörður fjord on the edge of the colourful fishing village of Bakkagerði.

The country hotel’s friendly owner, Arngrímur Viðar Ásgeirsson, was born and raised in the area and is brimming with local knowledge. Proud of his background and heritage, Arngrímur and his local staff often take on the role of chief tour guide.

Álfheimar Country Hotel offers 32 rooms from single rooms to family size, all with private bath. Each evening, the hotel restaurant features a main course using quality fresh fish or lamb supplied by area fishermen and farmers.

Guestrooms Feature:

  • Shower only 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Partially open bathroom 

The restaurant at Álfheimar is a casual but elegant family-owned restaurant, with the focus on fresh local ingredients and supporting local small-scale farmers and fishermen as often as possible. A delectable breakfast is served fresh every morning at the restaurant.

On The Map: Borgarfjörður Eystri is a fjord in east Iceland. It is part of the municipality of Borgarfjarðarhreppur

The Borgarfjörður region, on the coast about 70 km from Egilsstaðir, is known for its great natural beauty. The village has around 100 inhabitants. Borgarfjörður is famous for the good hiking trails named “Víknaslóðir” leading to the deserted fjords and coves, Víkur, and to Loðmundarfjörður. 

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