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Address: Geirsgata 7b, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Phone Number: 354-898-6628
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Description: The Cinema at Old Harbour Village No2 is located in the loft of an old...
The Cinema at Old Harbour Village No2 is located in the loft of an old fishermen´s dwellings, where the fishermen used to mend their nets, tar their boats, salt their fish and overnight in bed bunks. Redoing the loft the atmosphere of the old life was kept as much as possible, even so that the salt smell still lingers, but the main object was to provide ideal settings for showing quality Icelandic nature and documentary films. By reading the reviews of our vistors on The Trip Advisor pages it seems that we are having success ...
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We were in Reykjavik 11-15 March during the storm and with our tours cancelled we were desperate to find attractions that would take us inside. This was a gem. Watching the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Alderley Edge, United Kingdom
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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SF bay area
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The film itself was professionally done with rich cinematography. However, the red band at the bottom of the screen was definitely a problem. It was distracting from the beautiful cinematography. Secondly, the way the film was starting showing the start screen of a computer instead of showing the actual start of the film look amateurish.

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Alderley Edge, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
8 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We were in Reykjavik 11-15 March during the storm and with our tours cancelled we were desperate to find attractions that would take us inside. This was a gem. Watching the BIRTH OF AN ISLAND was extremely interesting. There are other Icelandic nature films available but this one appealed the most. I was surprised at how quiet Valdimar Leifsson was.... More 

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No2, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming to The Cinema and taking the time to write a review. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed our film, but a bit surprised that you found the place gloomy considering the comments from other reviewers about it being especially cozy and welcoming. But maybe the bad weather just had depressing affect... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We spent a dull late afternoon watching two of the three shows whilst waiting for our third,but unsuccessful, attempt at seeing the Northern Lights for real. A cosy attic room with sofa, chairs, candles in a homely atmosphere. Two beautifully photographed and narrated shows on what Iceland has to show including the still active volcano. We also had scrumptious hot... More 

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No2, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your good review! Mostly we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and felt good during the time you spent with us. Hopefully we will see you here again, The Cinema Staff More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Very enjoyable just over an hour in an atmospheric old loft watching superb photography and thoughtful editing that gives a real feel for what Iceland is all about. Mostly about the physical geography/geology with a scattering of human interest. Got to taste free hakarl as well. A bit pricey at 1500 kroner but cheaper than the volcano house.

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No2, responded to this review

Thank you for your good review about our films and your experience at our Cinema. We hope you come back on your next journey to Iceland - as we give discounts when people come for more than one show ... Welcome back, The Cinema Staff More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We really enjoyed our visit here. Cosy setting - candles, sofas, tables. Informative films with superb photography. Friendly staff. A highlight of our trip and well worth a visit.

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No2, responded to this review

"Highlight" of your visit - what better review can we ask for! We are very pleased to hear that we could add good value and experience to your Iceland visit. Hopefully you will come back and enjoy our country in summer - and visit us again to see some of our other films. Welcome, The Cinema Staff More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is such a nice place to visit after a day of sightseeing. It is really unusual. The films seemed to show at 4, 5 & 6pm (when we were there) and the one we watched was interesting. I must admit to falling asleep for a few minutes but that was a reflection on the comfort of the chairs rather... More 

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No2, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review - and most of all we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit; both the films and refreshments! Thank you, The Cinema Staff More 

Weston-super-Mare, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is perfect to visit on a rainy day. It's so cozy and welcoming and we really enjoyed learning more about Iceland. Great place!

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No2, responded to this review

Dear Lauren, we are glad you found your visit to us added to your journey in Iceland. The weather can be so unpredictable in winter and so bad that no excursions can be taken; then at least one can enjoy Icelandic nature indoors in our home like cinema, as you say. Thank you for taking the time to write a... More 

Utrecht, The Netherlands
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84 reviews 84 reviews
16 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This cinema is unique! Very relaxed with proper sofa's and comfortable chairs. The lady that works there is very nice and enjoys giving you lots of advice and tips. Much better to go to her than any of the very many visitors centres in Reykjavik. We enjoyed the movie and the surroundings. If you have the time, do it!

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No2, responded to this review

Dear Polly, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about The Cinema; we truly appreciate it! Mostly we are glad to hear that you had a good visit with us and enjoyed our films. The Cinema is family run and "the lady of the house" is a professional guide, so she can easily give advice... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The show on how Iceland was made was very good... lots beautiful shots of the Island and very informative... in a cosy relaxed atmosphere

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No2, responded to this review

Hello Jessica, it was a pleasure to have you here for a visit and we are so glad to hear that you felt good. MOst of all we are glad to hear that you liked our film - that is what The Cinema is all about! Welcome back, The Cinema staff More 

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

Visited after seeing reviewed on here. Spent an hour and £7 here, watched a film about volcanoes and eventually extracted directions to nearby restaurant. Made a pleasant break to our day.

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cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No2, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming to The Cinema! We are happy to hear that the visit fitted nicely in with your program. If you only saw a film about volcanoes than you missed out, so we hope you will have a chance to come again and see the films about the northern lights, the national parks and more. Welcome,... More 

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