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“Nice cottages with a great lake view”
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Arhus Hellu
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“Nice cottages with a great lake view”
Reviewed August 1, 2012

The Cafe Arhus offers both camping sites and some small wooden cottages. It is located in Hella and we have chosen it as a stop after our visit to Geysir, Gulfoss and Stokkseyri, before moving further to the west. We stayed in a cottage which had a bedroom, a small kitchen and a bathroom. The rooms were very clean and very quiet. The view to the lake was magnificent (but not all cottages have lake view). There is no reception and you receive your keys and instructions on how to reach your room from the Cafe, located in the entrance. We paid for one night for a 2-person cottage 13500 ISK. Overall, it was surprisingly on of the best accommodation options we had during our stay in Iceland.

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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: Arhus Hellu
Address: Rangarbakkar 6 | 850, Hella 850, Iceland
Location: Iceland > South Region > Hella
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 4 Specialty Lodging in Hella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30
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 
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