Came to Iceland on a fly drive, B&B basis. First thing that gets you it is a good 3/4 hour drive from the airport to Reykjavik this was my first shock as last time we flew into Reykjavik the airport was in the city. The drive in is fine though with good direction signs.
The hotel is about 15 to 20 mins from the city centre traffic depending but should the urge take you, use the no 15 bus into town the stop is outside the hotel. The hotel is well situated to tour the south west corner of Iceland but other areas outside are a bit far for day trips and Pingvillar Is only 3/4 hour drive.
Accommodation is fair to good we had a studio with a fridge, two ring electric hob and TV but this was only on ones or twice as we where not in Iceland to watch TV.
Breakfast is again ok but I would like to see a bit more variety on offer.
Your welcome is fantastic and nothing is a problem to the staff, and I would recommend the little bar to relax after your day out, as the staff go out there way to make you fell like it is your local. But as with all things in Iceland beer is expensive, but there is a pool table and games to keep you occupied.
I ask my self would I stay again well yes I would thanks to the staff for a good holiday.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- BEAUTIFUL COUNTRYSIDE RETREAT MINUTES AWAY FROM THE CITY CENTER OF REYKJAVIK.Hotel Laxnes is overlooking Mountain Esja and located opposite a river,we offer the best of both worlds. Great for Hiking and seeing the Northernlights.Our Village is like stepping back in time into a fairytale world !10 mins from Reykjavik City!We are next to rivers,waterfalls,mountains,sea ,a beautiful lake and close to Reykjavik city !The Hotel Laxnes is a modern country style hotel lodge with a mountain view in the greater Reykjavik in Mosfellsbaer close to the country and near to the City ! Only within a 10 minute drive into the Reykjavik city centre offering a country feeling to it, located close to the Alafoss Viking Wool store, Laxnes horse riding, a Golf course, a fishing lake and on route to the famous Golden Circle trip. On-site parking is free for guests.Why stay in the city centre if you can experience both country and city life staying at the laxnes Hotel.We offer both Car and Mountain bike rental at great prices ! ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Laxnes Iceland/Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik