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GentleSpace Guest Apartments

GentleSpace is a family business operating 3, fully licensed self-catering apartment accommodations in midtown Isafjordur.

Our spacious apartments are tastefully furnished and decorated to create a most comfortable and calm environment for singles, couples, families and small groups.

Each apartment has made-up beds, towels, a fully equipped modern kitchen, TV, DVD, Radio/CD, washing machines, soaps & detergents, free high-speed Wi-Fi, and either a balcony with ocean and mountain views, or a private sun deck framed with grass and shrubbery.

A welcome tray of tea, coffee and biscuits awaits guests upon arrival.

For detailed information about prices and booking, please visit www.gentlespace.is

GentleSpace Guest Apartments

Mjallargata 1

GPS Points N66° 4' 28.417" W23° 7' 17.722"
Accommodation 3 Rooms / 4 Beds / 1 Aparments
Opening period All year
Categories Guesthouses , Apartments

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Reiðhjalli is situated in Syðridalur in Bolungarvík. from the end of the road in the bottom of the valley there is a slightly worse road that climbs up the hill from the Hydro-powerplant. If the road is hiked it leads you to the Reiðhjalli reservoir. The view from the area is stunning. As an addition to the hike you can take a sneak peak off the cliffs down to Súgandafjörður or even hike down Hnífsdalur valley.

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