Located between Borgarnes and Reykholt, a guesthouse alternative to the Fosshótel is Brennistaðir (Rte. 515, 15km/9 1/3 miles from Reykholt; tel. 435-1193; www.brennistadir.is; 12,400kr double). Of the many farmsteads in the region which have been converted into guesthouses, we also recommend Húsafell (Rte. 518, 66km/41 miles from Borgarnes; tel. 895-1342; sveitasetrid@simnet.is; 14,000kr double), popular for its proximity to walking trails, fishing spots, and a golf course.

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