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the Viking Cafe

Horni, 781 Hofn,, Hofn, Iceland
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good15%
  • Average19%
  • Poor24%
  • Terrible30%
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Horni, 781 Hofn,, Hofn, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

it is the only place in Iceland in which we were made to pay such an amount of money to visit nature! 800 isk per person. Don't even try to drink something at the cafe, it is even more expensive. There are other places un...More

Thank JoseAntonio87
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

800 isk to drive into nothing. Don't do if foggy, can't see the mountains whatsoever. Seems like an unethical rip off.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rip off! 800 isl.kr to make a walk??? And the area around the lighthouse was full of broken pieces of glass and rusty metal parts. The old viking farm was never used for a film! The scenery with the mountains is beautiful but the folks...More

Thank bridget1981
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

850 ISK for most coffees or a hot chocolate. 800 ISK to walk or drive around the property - much better value than the hot drink. The Viking village is in a poor state and could do with some major renovations. The best part is...More

Thank Gingermegs55
Reviewed 4 July 2017

There were spectacular views behind the Viking set and by the beach but it's not worth the price. The waffle was pretty good but the coffee was at best, mediocre. Service wasn't great either. It was a cute place but not sure it was worth...More

1  Thank Ellie S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Very dirty, bad service, no sence of urgency, the coffee was ok but felt ripped off. The toilet was so dirty I decided not to use it - there is a can which you are supposed to pay for using it but I did not...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Terrible service, complete rip off, grumpiest owners ever. I've never met grumpier people in my life. Never, ever going back.

1  Thank George T
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We stopped in here after a hike to the Viking Village and down to the black beach. It was great to be able to get out of the wind and rain and have a nice cup of tea and a dessert - apple crumble pie...More

Thank Adelle58
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We recently stayed overnight in the parking lot of the Viking cafe in order to get sunset pictures. For $50 we got to park in the parking lot and use a dirty bathroom, no toilet paper and an overflowing garbage can. The view is good,...More

Thank cyclist_13
Reviewed 21 March 2017

They charge 8 krona to view the nearby mountain landscape or to walk the abandoned Viking Movie site. A very small cup of coffee is another 8 krona.

Thank DennisUSA
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  • Address: Horni, 781 Hofn,, Hofn, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  East Region  >  Hofn
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