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“nice and clean” 3 of 5 stars
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Hotel Cabin
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Borgartuni 32, Reykjavik 105, Iceland (Laugardalur)   |  
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Ranked #41 of 48 Hotels in Reykjavik
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“nice and clean”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2007

Stayed there in March 2007 and found it a nice place.As others have said, the rooms are not huge but there are kept spotless.
Some of the staff were friendly, others a bit cold.Although most Icelanders are very friendly I found.
The dining room has a self-service buffet which was OK although the selection always seemed to be the same each day.
I found a place across the road inside the Subway shop .It's called Supabarinn and it sells very nice homemade soups.

The hotel is a bit out of town although you could walk, it's a bit of a trek especially in the freezing weather I experienced. It's better to take the bus (12 or 16) from the stop across the road and along to the left about 100 yards.It costs 280 krona and takes about 10-15 minutes.the no. 12 is better as it goes right into the centre.I only took a taxi once and it was 1000 krona.
It's worth getting out of the capital.The Blue Lagoon is a must and i also went on a trip to Geysir to see the famous geyser.

I would recommend the Hotel Cabin. As long as you don't expect the height of luxury, it's an ideal base.

  • Liked — cleanliness
  • Disliked — a bit dull
  • Stayed March 2007, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: Borgartuni 32, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Laugardalur
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #41 of 48 Hotels in Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Cabin 2*
Number of rooms: 252
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Cabin is a modern hotel designed for the modern traveler and equipped with all the facilities that a modern traveler needs. Our main policy has always been, to offer travelers visiting Reykjavík comfortable and economic accomodation right in the heart of the city. The standard rooms are the cheapest accommodation we have to offer and as the name implies they are very basic but comfortable. The Deluxe rooms are bigger and come with a bathtub with a shower and refrigerator. The Superior rooms are all on the hotel´s 7th floor and offer a magnificent view of the city or the ocean. They come with a free wireless internet, a refrigerator, a tea- and coffee maker and a hairdryer.The hotel is excellently located within a walking distance from the city center as well as the Laugardalur area.Laugardalur (Hot Spring Valley) is a centre for sports and recreation in the capital. In Laugardalur you will find the Botanical Gardens and the largest outdoor thermal pool in Reykajvík, Laugardalslaug. The facilities there include a water slide, hot tubs and a geothermal sauna. Also located in laugardalur are Laugardalsvöllur Sport Stadium and Laugar fitness spa. The popular family park and Zoo in Laugardalur is open all year round. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Hotel Cabin Reykjavík
Reykjavík Hotel Cabin
Hotel Cabin Iceland
Cabin Hotel Reykjavik
Cabin Hotel Iceland

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