Hotel & Guesthouse Raudaskrida
Adaldalur, 641 Husavik Iceland General information and pictures from the Hotel and interesting places in the surroundings. August 2011
Location ď‚š Hotel Raudaskrida is a family run 3 star country Hotel, at road 85. Its location offers suitable daytrips to several places of interest, like Akureyri, Eyjafjordur, Tjornes peninsula, Lake Myvatn, Dimmuborgir, Dettifoss, Asbyrgi, Hljodaklettar and Godafoss. We are also only a 20 minutes drive from the whale-center at Husavik.
Our Hotel-rooms and facility Standard Double/Twin rooms •
Tea/Coffee making facility
Phone upon request
Our Guesthouse-rooms and facility
Double/Twin Rooms with shared WC/Shower Facility •
Handwash basins in the rooms
Satellite TV in shared lounge
5 Rooms share shower and WC
Our rooms and facility We have available a family room including, •
Bathroom (Shower & WC)
4 single beds, with an option to add more
We also have a small cottage including, •
Bathroom (Shower and WC)
Restaurant & bar We serve buffet breakfast between 8:00-9:30 am We can prepare lunch packets upon request For dinner we serve traditional Icelandic meals, like f.i. lamb and arctic char.
Recreation & Activity There are great hiking and biking opportunities in our area. We have available good information about the nature and history of places of interest in our near surroundings in English and Icelandic. Bring your bike or we can supply you one free of charge. We are only a 20 minutes drive from the Whale Center in Husavik
We can arrange angling licences and/or horseriding upon request We offer hot tubs for our guests free of charge
Recreation & Activity Example of an ideal one day cycling trip • Adaldalur Valley Circle (Appr. 40 km total) • Enjoy the nature of Laxa salmon river and the birdlife, Old museum at farm Grenjadarstadur, and visit the inside of the Hydro-Power Plant at Laxarvirkjun for a guided tour, which often includes art gallery exhibitions.
Recreation & Activity Example of an ideal one day cycling/hiking trip • Hotel Raudaskrida – Barnafoss waterfall (appr. 26km) Cycle along the banks of river Skjalfandafljot, through Fellsskogur forest and experience two powerful waterfalls, great canyon amongst other things. One can also adjust the distance of this trip as suitable.
Recreation & Activity ď‚š Birdlife is very vivid on our land-property ď‚š We have available a birdwatching house and these are some of the species seen in summer 2011 in our premises.
Recreation & Activity
We are well located for daytrips by car to several attraction points in North East Iceland, like Lake Myvatn (50 km) Myvatn Nature Baths (55 km) Dettifoss waterfall (117 km)
Recreation & Activity We are well located for daytrips by car to several attraction points in North East Iceland, like Godafoss waterfall (25 km)
Skeifárfoss waterfall (32 km) Husavik (25 km) Akureyri (66 km) Asbyrgi, canyon (89 km)
Internal survey performed in summer 2011 We did an internal survey in August (10th16th), where we asked our guests to evaluate several points after their stay. Questionnaire about accommodation, service, breakfast and dinner were left in their rooms. Guests were asked to rank from 1 to 5, 1 beeing poor and 5 beeing excellent. Following are the results shown in column graphs.
Accommodation ď‚š Guests were asked to rank comfort, hygine, decoration, space and quality of their rooms. 5,0 4,5 4,0 3,5 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0
Comfort Hygine Decoration Space Quality
Staff ď‚š Guests were asked to rank hospitality, courtesy, availability and service. 5,0 4,5 4,0 3,5 3,0
2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0
Hospitality Courtesy Availability Service
Breakfast ď‚š Guests were asked to rank service, variety, serving hours and quality. 5,0 4,5 4,0 3,5
2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0
Variety Serving hours Quality
Dinner ď‚š Guests were asked to rank service, variety, serving hours and quality. 5,0 4,5 4,0 3,5 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0
Service Variety Serving hours Quality
Internal survey performed in summer 2011 - Discussion ď‚š We are very pleased with those results and proud to present them to our customers. Our main concern though is the results for the breakfast. ď‚š This winter we will consider to change the serving hours of the breakfast and to add to the variety to make our guests more pleased with their stay. ď‚š We also plan to use such internal surveys few times a year to follow up.
Further information Our hotel is ranked as 3-star hotel and we have been recognized as Eco-Friendly by the Nordic Swan. For further information you can contact us: •
+ 354 464 3504
+ 354 464 3644
+ 354 895 6721
Web site: www.hotelraudaskrida.is
Hope to see you in Iceland soon