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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2016

1st ever Trip Adviser review - I stop in hotels most weeks for work. This is nothing like a Holiday Inn, Novotel, Premier Inn etc more like a Best Western so is unique. Rooms are not luxurious but are clean & well kept ... how long do you want to spend in the room anyway - having said that we...

Thank bridgeuk
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Had a fabulous stay at Hotel Laxnes - first visit to Iceland and the people at the hotel were so helpful in assisting me in booking a tour and verifying weather conditions for my travels. Hotel room was clean and roomy and had great services.

Thank Patricia M
Walsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Stayed here for 5 nights in April 16. Had a great trip , perfect for a self drive holiday. Even seen northern lights from my bed. We had room 17 which had lovely views of mountains and northern lights sometimes at night (usually 12.00). It was a very warm room we had to have windows open. It had 2 hob...

Thank Odjobo
Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2016

was a little disappointed by the location - whist convenient for getting out of Reykjavik, it was on an industrial estate and the views did not compare to the mountain views from other parts in south coast! I imagine if this was our first stop in Iceland you would be happier - we had spent 5 days in incredible accommodation...

3Thank nikkiw84
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

A short 15-minute drive from Reykjavik. Friendly and helpful staff. Clean rooms. Gas station, KFC, subway, convenience stores across the street. Hotel staff will do everything they could to help from trip itinerary to mobile phone chargers. Great place to stay.

Thank Stardustsprinkler
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We stayed here in March 2016. We had an amazing time! The hotel is about 10 minutes drive out of Reykjavik and is a perfect base to see everything in Iceland. We hired a car and the hotel is not far away from the Golden Circle. The rooms are warm, quiet and comfortable and the beds are amazing! We had...

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 1 April 2016

So glad I booked to stay at Hotel Laxnes. Perfect location for us as we needed to travel to the sports complex in Egilsholl everyday for the European Youth Tenpin Bowling Championships. We took the number 6 bus every day which stops right outside the hotel and this also goes in to the main city centre. We had a couple...

Thank ChinagirlEngland
Tipton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 March 2016

We stayed at Hotel Laxnes from 19th - 24th March as a couple visiting Iceland on our first trip. We rented a car to drive to the hotel around 1 hours drive give or take. First contact impressions from the hotel were amazing, they are very very quick and friendly at replying to emails and answering the phone, and answered...

2Thank Daniel M
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Hotel is is bit outside main city of Reykjavik (10 min) but it is located in better locations.... Anyone who would prefer to live away from city noise, this is best hotel for that. Rooms were cozy and warm...staff (especially Katarina) was super helpful to my trip to Iceland. She recommended lot of good stuffs that I could do during...

Thank Vimit
Whitegate, Ireland
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

My family and I spent 4 days at Hotel Laxnes in March. We chose the Laxnes due to its location outside of the city and hired a car directly from the hotel to drive the Golden Circle and also some of the western coast. The hotel is a motel style place and the staff are very friendly. Breakfast was adequate...

3Thank rorycorbett

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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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Address: Haholt 7, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Mosfellsbaer
Price Range: $213 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Laxnes 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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“No idea we faced the mountain with a nice view but roads all around. Room 20. View of KFC when opening our door to the room.”
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