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Unique--seems to be in the middle of nowhere in a field by the ocean, yet is fairly luxurious with a very nice dining room and friendly/helpful staff. Owners at front desk were particularly nice and helpful to us.

Clean, modern, hip. A joy to stay at. Helpful, pleasant staff.

Clean facilities, friendly staff, delicious breakfast, great points to see the northern lights.

Excellent staff who went out of their way to make our stay the best possible. Offered to wake us during the night if the Northern Lights appeared. Beautiful facility, would stay again and highly recommend.

My guaranteed prepaid reservation got cancelled, so I was only able to stay one of the two days I had planned to be there. We loved the place but sure wish we could have been there two days as planned

This lovely hotel was a great surprise. It has beautiful architecture and is well appointed. The restaurant was fantastic. The staff was extremely helpful and professional. They even provided information about viewing Norther Lights and woke us up when there were some lights, which you could view from the hotel parking lot. Overall, a great hotel, the little gem you hope to stumble upon when traveling. My only complaint is that the beds are so firm, making them uncomfortable. It was like sleeping on a piece of plywood with a sheet on top. My husband wasn't so bothered by this, but I got very little sleep. I hope they will consider changing the mattresses. Then this hotel would get 5 stars.

Gem in the middle of no where. My google map worked but hard to find without help. Very contemporary,clean 4 star hotel with restaurant.

Nice hotel in a great location, with wonderful personalized service.

Very good hotel Can see sky very clear without light contamination Recommend to admission But the road is not very good to drive a car

This hotel is amazing and the staff are very resourceful. I can’t wait to go back

Leirnavegur 243 Rangárþing eystra

Hotel highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Located 2.2 mi (3.6 km) from Eyjafjallajokull Visitor Centre, UMI Hotel is within a 15-minute drive of other popular attractions like Skogar Museum. This 28-room, 4-star hotel has free breakfast along with conveniences like free in-room WiFi and free self parking.


Dining

Start your day off right with a free buffet breakfast, served each morning from 7 AM to 10 AM. This hotel serves as home to a fine-dining restaurant, which has ocean views and specializes in Modern European cuisine, along with a lobby lounge. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with room service.


Rooms

The 28 rooms are heated and have an array of amenities, including minibars, coffee makers, and laptop-compatible safes. Flat-screen TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers, designer toiletries, and bathrobes. Desks are also standard.


Property features

UMI Hotel features free WiFi in public areas, a 24-hour business center, and a terrace. A stay here includes free parking. The front desk has multilingual staff standing by 24 hours a day to assist with luggage storage and concierge services. Additional amenities include laundry facilities and a garden.

Room options

Twin Room, Mountain View

Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Double Room, Sea View

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Double Room, Mountain View

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Superior Double or Twin Room

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Guest reviews for UMI Hotel

Everyone (7) Couples (1) Family (1)
4
Families

Unique--seems to be in the middle of nowhere in a field by the ocean, yet is fairly luxurious with a very nice dining room and friendly/helpful staff. Owners at front desk were particularly nice and helpful to us.

By on Jun 29, 2019

Review comment responded on Aug 29, 2019

Good day, Thank you for your kind review.

5
Partner Couples

Clean, modern, hip. A joy to stay at. Helpful, pleasant staff.

By on May 30, 2019

Review comment responded on May 31, 2019

thanks for your feedback. We hope to see you again at UMI Hotel

5
Friends

Clean facilities, friendly staff, delicious breakfast, great points to see the northern lights.

By on Mar 5, 2019

Review comment responded on May 22, 2019

Thanks ! We hope to see you again in the summer time.

5
Everyone

Excellent staff who went out of their way to make our stay the best possible. Offered to wake us during the night if the Northern Lights appeared. Beautiful facility, would stay again and highly recommend.

By , from Virginia on Nov 13, 2018

Review comment responded on May 22, 2019

Thank you for your kind words

5
Everyone

My guaranteed prepaid reservation got cancelled, so I was only able to stay one of the two days I had planned to be there. We loved the place but sure wish we could have been there two days as planned

By , from Chicago, IL on Oct 8, 2018

5
Everyone

This lovely hotel was a great surprise. It has beautiful architecture and is well appointed. The restaurant was fantastic. The staff was extremely helpful and professional. They even provided information about viewing Norther Lights and woke us up when there were some lights, which you could view from the hotel parking lot. Overall, a great hotel, the little gem you hope to stumble upon when traveling. My only complaint is that the beds are so firm, making them uncomfortable. It was like sleeping on a piece of plywood with a sheet on top. My husband wasn't so bothered by this, but I got very little sleep. I hope they will consider changing the mattresses. Then this hotel would get 5 stars.

By , from California on Sep 16, 2018

Review comment responded on Sep 17, 2018

Hello, Thank you so much for taking your time and reviewing your stay with us! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us but we take your review and pointers very seriously and we work hard to improve every day! We hope to see you again here at Umi hotel, have a wonderful day kind regards,

5
Everyone

Gem in the middle of no where. My google map worked but hard to find without help. Very contemporary,clean 4 star hotel with restaurant.

By , from PA, USA on Sep 13, 2018

Review comment responded on Sep 13, 2018

Dear Nayan, Thank you for taking time and reviewing our hotel, we are glad that you enjoyed your stay here with us!

5

nice hotel in a great location

Everyone

Nice hotel in a great location, with wonderful personalized service.

By on Apr 7, 2018

4
Everyone

Very good hotel Can see sky very clear without light contamination Recommend to admission But the road is not very good to drive a car

By on Mar 4, 2018

5
Everyone

This hotel is amazing and the staff are very resourceful. I can’t wait to go back

By on Nov 13, 2017

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