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Richland, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed in one of cabins that had some river view. it was clean and comfortable. Would have liked more cooking pans but it worked for what we needed. Staff was helpful. would stay here again. Price point was good compared to other options in area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

This is a great budget option, especially for a group of friends traveling together. I have stayed here twice and was very pleased both times. You can get a cabin with a small kitchenette or use the communal kitchen to prepare self catering meals. The shared bathrooms are a bit dingy but the wireless internet is a big plus!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

The cabin exceeded our expectations. It was clean, had a gorgeous view, and had the basic amenities we hoped for -- good WiFi, small stove, refrigerator, pots, pans, etc. Very good use of the space (plenty of closet space and hooks to hang clothes). Bathroom was just fine with plenty of hot water. Far enough away from the main road... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Beautiful setting but VERY RUDE staff when you do actually find one! It started off bad, we couldn’t check in as their system was down which is fair enough but we were only told this after waiting 15 minutes whilst a member of staff disappeared. When we did eventually check in, the huts are sweet but basic. The bathrooms are... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. If I'm honest, I wasn't overly impressed. I get that it is a budget option but I think a lot could be done to improve the quality of service without spending a lot of money. When we arrived, the two members of staff seemed somewhat bewildered that we had booked a cabin. We kind of... More 

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London, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

My stay here was part of a golden circle tour. Entered my cottage with trepidation. I had expected a "basic" hellhole of a cottage, given that the tour company kept emphasizing the basicness. The cottage turned out to be super clean, with running warm water, cooking stove. There was hot water in the shower, the beds were clean. Essentially this... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for here and it is definitely worth it. Very clean, very warm cute cabins. They need a little TLC but it also added to the rustic charm. We chose one with an ensuite. Shower was tiny in the ensuite and only two single beds (no double options) or it would get 5/5. Set in a... More 

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Cabins in beautiful location near the river. Very basic one room cabin (with small en-suite), We found cabin to be very clean, cosy and warm. We ate in the on site restaurant, but I think you would struggle to cook a meal on the very basic cooking facilities provided.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Had there been a rating GOOD I would have awarded it. Accommodation in Arhus Cottages is in individual cottages or cabins beside the river near the town of Hella which is about 90 kilometres / 56 miles east of Reykjavik. We stayed there for two nights as part of a bus tour which described the accommodation as simple and we... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

I stayed here for 2 nights on an organised tour. The cabins were warm and cosy with a mini kitchenette and shower room. The location is very quiet with minimal light pollution and the restaurant on site serves good food. They even woke us up when the northern lights were spotted!!

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  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Arhus is located along the Ranga River, 100 km east of Reykjavik on the Ring road, Route 1. Set in idyllic fields on the banks of the river, we offer cottage and sleeping bag accommodation, in addition to a campsite and RV area. We also have an on-site restaurant serving a rich variety of local plates and global favourites. We also have a fully-stocked bar and a terrace overlooking the river, perfect for relaxing on a sunny evening. Each of our cottages has a kitchenette, with fridge, hob and electric kettle provided as standard. All cottages have private WCs and showers. The separate Arhus service building has a communal kitchen, dining area and laundry facilities for campers and those with RV's. Guests can also enjoy free Wi-Fi in public areas. We also provide BBQ equipment and there is a play area to keep the children happy ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arhus Hellu

Address: Rangarbakkar 6 | 850, Hella 850, Iceland
Location: Iceland > South Region > Hella
Price Range: $71 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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