We arrived about 8:30 PM after a long drive from northern Iceland and found the hotel without any problems. As it was nearly dark the road signs were still visible and street lighting was adequate. The two gentlemen at the front desk were efficient and prompt with the paperwork and we were settled in our room in short order. The hotel was very quiet and clean with a good sized room including a small kitchen area. It is located in an area of the city lacking anything of interest for the tourist but that was not an issue for us as our need was to be able to get to the airport for an early flight. It was perfect for that.
The only negative was the sandwiches made for us in the morning since we were departing prior to when breakfast was served. The juice was very thin and was best not consumed. We do understand that it is impossible to serve every guest especially when hours are not convenient but a danish or croissant would have been nice.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Hafnarfjordur is a newly build three-star hotel in the capital area of Reykjavik. The centre of the harbour town, which is famous for its stories about elves and mystical beings, is just short distance away. The hotel is the ideal choice for independent travellers, companies and families for both long and short term stays. The hotel has a friendly atmosphere aims to make guests feel comfortable and to give them a home away from home.We offer 71 deluxe and soundproofed guestrooms with beautiful furniture. The range of accommodation is spacious, bright and well-equipped. The hotel is a non-smoking hotel with non-smoking rooms only. Many of the rooms provide a kitchenette with a microwave oven, a toaster, a refrigerator and all other necessary cooking utilities.Unfortunately we do not have a proper restaurant but if you wish we can recommend you some good ones which are nearby.Hafnarfjordur is Icelands 3rd-biggest community. Hafnarfjordurs harbour is just 10 minutes walk from the hotel. Here you can take a walk and enjoy the sunset. The town has its own culture and entertainment and hosts an annual Viking Festival plus the Bright Days Festival and the Christmas Village. ... more less
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