The historic farm of Stóru Laugar in Reykjadal is located under the mountain Hvítafell, 393 m. The earliest mentioning of Stóru Laugar is in the old saga Reykdæla, where it is called Laugar. It was considered some of the best land in the whole countryside and used to be the old sheriff’s residence.
Today the land has been divided up to several pieces and now hosts several farm. The farm that holds the original name of Stóru Laugar occupies the northern part of the original farm. Like many of the farms in Iceland, geothermal heat is used for heating.
The house are located in short distance from each others and accommodate in total 11 comfortable rooms. All rooms are bright and spacious. Seven of them has their own bathroom and the other 4 rooms has wash basin and shared toilet facilities.
We only offer made up beds in either double or triple rooms. In one of the house we have two triple rooms and two double rooms. In the other house there is one triple room, one single room and two double rooms.
We offer accommodation, breakfast and dinner in quiet and beautiful environment.
From our guesthouse we have breathtaking view with veranda in front of the house, where you´ll find a hot tube. The water that is in it comes from the hillside and is geothermal heated spring water. The spring was used from 1923 to heat up the old house built in 1897. The water is crystal clear and perfectly safe to drink.