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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was very remote. The rooms were tiny and it was difficult to move around once you put your luggage down. The bathroom contained a hot water tank which, once empty, does not replenish. There is no warning about that and it is less than ideal in a cold location. The serving staff in the restaurant were very brusque... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

This seasonal hotel is basic but the reason you might consider staying here should not be linked to the hotel facilities but as to where the hotel is. We were on a 4WD winter tour so staying here allowed us to see more of the local sights and not have to rush back to more civilised and crowded locations. The... More 

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Edinburgh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights as the second of 3 hotels on an organised tour. It was definitely the lowest standard of the 3 hotels, but it was fine. It is very remote, so we weren’t particularly concerned that the TV didn’t work, although others in our group were. We had internet access in our room as the router... More 

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Long Island, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016

The lure of this hotel is the lonely vista..that is if you like that sort of thing. Since we were on a private escorted tour, I was a little disoriented when I got there, and wouldn't know how to return.I only stayed one night. It seemed to me to be an oasis in the middle of nowhere. The room was... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Honestly, this hotel is kind of ridiculous. Beyond super expensive, where the price does not match the accommodations at all. Squeaky doors, building exterior falling apart, etc. Worst is that they nickel and dime and make life difficult by not being able to provide change when you pay them - never heard of this before in all my years travelling.... More 

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Kriens, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

There is not much choice in the highlands. We preferred to stay 2 nights at this hotel than in the hrauneyjar guesthouse. the hotel is quite pricey and does not look much different than other guesthouses from the outside. Wifi didn't work in our room, tv didn't work in our room. receptionist told us it's because of the bad weather... More 

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Stokenchurch, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

We were upgraded to unit 4 which was an apartment with 2 bedrooms, large lounge and kitchen. Ordinary hot tub out back. Also sauna available. I loved the views from the large windows and even got to see the aurora. Breakfast was fine but the dinner was exceptionally good. I had Arctic Char with Skyr with ice cream for dessert.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

This hotel with Icelandic Farm Holidays was a pleasant surprise in the middle of lava fields. It was small, clean and quiet. The restaurant was wonderful. There is a hot tub available but we did not use it. This was the only hotel we encountered that had a box of tissues in the room! We would stay again.

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Montreal, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Highlands hotel is one of two hotels in the area, hence there is not much of a choice when you want to break the journey into the interior Highlands. We stayed in unit 2 which was clean and rather large. There is nothing special to the place, I would say « mediocre» is probably the most accurate word to describe... More 

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Bristol
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Arrived with a foot of snow on the ground for a two night stay with a travel party. The rooms were freezing and the radiators were off throughout the hotel. We were the only party staying there, but were locked out of the bar and restaurant area (which we later found out was exceptionally warm!) until dinner was ready to... More 

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  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Highland is a three star hotel situated at the edge of the Iceland’s most impressive and active volcanic area. From here it is a short distance to many of the most beautiful and popular tourist attractions in the highlands. The area is teeming with great sites for adventure and is the perfect base for visiting as many of them as time allows. It also has a great location to try out all the activities the region has to offer. The vastness and lack of human impact on the surrounding area makes it truly one of the last places in Europe where freedom, natural beauty and solitude are combined in a breathtakingly powerful experience. Hotel Highland offers 16 standard rooms and 4 suites, 2 Family suites for up to 6 people and 2 Luxury suites for up to 4 people. In addition Hotel Highland offers a gourmet restaurant, bar, sauna and outdoor Jacuzzi. The hotel is well accessible by paved road all year round and is only 150 km from Reykjavik. We recommend guests that are planning on staying with us during Winter season to have a 4WD. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Highland Hotel

Address: Road 26, Hella 850, Iceland
Location: Iceland > South Region > Hella
Price Range: $151 - $407 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Highland Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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