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Rjúkandi Hotel, Café & Restaurant

Hotel Rjúkandi offers 14 rooms. Each of them is sound proofed with soft lighting, Internet and Wi-FI , hairdryer, kettle, desk, chairs. All bathrooms feature a shower, WC and sliding doors. Lay back on Scandinavian designed bed, draw back the curtains and take in the spectacular views of the fairways and greens of the surrounding. Throw open the window and enjoy the breeze that blows down from the Snæfellsnes peninsula. Hotel Rjúkandi offers free Internet, along with hiking, horse riding and glacier tours with companies in the area. Private bathrooms and mountain views are standard room features. Hotel's restaurant serves traditional Icelandic dinners with organic ingredients, wines and beers.

Rjúkandi Kaffi - Restaurant & Café - Rjúkandi Kaffi offers great coffee, homemade cakes and a café menu for hungry travellers. Rjúkandi Restaurant offers local cuisine with the best and fresh ingredients from mother nature, depending on what each month provides.

Snæfellsjökull National Park Visitor Centre in Snaefellsnes is 58 Km from Rjúkandi. Visitors are given an opportunity to touch and experience various things, such walking in the footsteps of ancient Icelanders by trying on ancient leather shoes and walking over lava just as they would have done.

Rjúkandi is only one and half hour driving from Reykjavík. We are in the middle of Snæfellsnes peninsula and just 32 Km to Stykkishólmur, 38 Km to Grundarfjörður, 57 Km to Ólafsvík, 35 Km to Búðir, 54 Km to Arnarstapi and 58 Km to Hellnar.

Rjúkandi Hotel, Café & Restaurant

Vegamót, Snæfellsnes

GPS Points N64° 50' 57.344" W22° 44' 3.467"
Telephone

+354 788-9100

Accommodation 14 Rooms / 29 Beds
Opening period All year
Service Open year round Wheel chair accessible Public lavatory Hotel / guesthouse Coffe shop Restaurant Internet access Credit cards accepted

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