$133 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 19, 2014 Check-out: Aug 20, 2014

Hotel Cabin

Borgartun 32, --, Reykjavik, 105
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.6
out of 5
41 reviews
Great Price and Clean

If you are looking for just a clean, comfortable place to sleep at night this is the place. It has... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Sep 28, 2008
Great Price and Clean

If you are looking for just a clean, comfortable place to sleep at night this is the place. It has... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Sep 28, 2008
Hotel Cabin opened in May 1997 and was completely renovated at the beginning of 2007, Hotel Cabin prides itself on offering our guests warm, friendly hospitality and a high level of comfort. The reception area is opened round the clock, and our friendly team of staff is always on hand to ensure that your stay is as pleasant as possible. Bright and comfortable, Hotel Cabin is located within easy reach of Reykjavks city centre, with its vibrant nightlife and excellent choice of restaurants featuring cuisine from many different countries. At the same time, it is an easy five-minute walk from the citys main park, swimming pool and outdoor recreation area. Reykjavik Zoo and Family Park is about 10 minutes walk away, while Kringlan Shopping Mall is less than 2 km away. Hotel staff will gladly help arrange other area activities such as hiking, fishing and whale watching excursions.

Hotel Map

64.1455 -21.894
Area served
Reykjavik
Nearby airports
Reykjavik
Area description
Reykjavik Zoo and Family Park is about 10 minutes walk away, while Kringlan Shopping Mall is less than 2 km away. Hotel staff will gladly help arrange other area activities such as hiking, fishing and whale watching excursions.

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Hotel Cabin Rooms

Superior Room
Superior Room holds two single beds or one double bed. These top floor rooms feature city or sea views, along with a flat-screen TV and large bathroom. A fridge and coffee/tea making facilities are included. Room Facilities: View, Telephone, Satellite Channels, Flat-screen TV, Air Conditioning, Desk, Seating Area, Carpeted Floor, Hairdryer, Toilet, Bathroom, Bath or Shower, Tea/Coffee Maker, Refrigerator, Wake Up Service, Free wifi
Standard Room
Standard Twin Room holds two single beds. Room Facilities: Air Conditioning, Desk, Carpeted Floor, Shower, Toilet, Bathroom, Telephone, Satellite Channels, Wake Up Service Room Size: 10 square metres Please note that some rooms have windows facing the hallway.
Deluxe Room
Deluxe Room holds two single beds or one double bed. Room Facilities: View, Telephone, Satellite Channels, Flat-screen TV, Air Conditioning, Desk, Seating Area, Carpeted Floor, Bath, Toilet, Bathroom, Refrigerator, Wake Up Service Room Size: 16 square metres

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
General
Elevators
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Services
Business center
In-Room Safe
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Conference facilities
Currency exchange
Internet
WiFi
Transportation
Airport shuttle
Parking
Free parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Laugavegur: 0.3 mi
  • Nautholsvík Thermal Beach: 0.4 mi
  • Iceland Academy of the Arts: 0.6 mi
  • Hallgrimskirkja: 1 mi
  • Kringlan: 1.1 mi
  • Reykjavik City Theatre: 1.1 mi
  • National Theatre of Iceland: 1.1 mi
  • Skólavörðustígur: 1.2 mi
  • The Saga Museum: 1.3 mi
  • Reykjavík Cathedral: 1.4 mi
  • West Iceland: 1.4 mi
  • Fríkirkjan í Reykjavík: 1.4 mi
  • National Museum: 1.7 mi
  • Landakot's Church: 1.7 mi
  • National and University Library of Iceland: 1.7 mi
  • Laugavegur: 0.3 mi
  • Nautholsvík Thermal Beach: 0.4 mi
  • Iceland Academy of the Arts: 0.6 mi
  • Hallgrimskirkja: 1 mi
  • Kringlan: 1.1 mi
  • Reykjavik City Theatre: 1.1 mi
  • National Theatre of Iceland: 1.1 mi
  • Skólavörðustígur: 1.2 mi
  • The Saga Museum: 1.3 mi
  • Reykjavík Cathedral: 1.4 mi
  • West Iceland: 1.4 mi
  • Fríkirkjan í Reykjavík: 1.4 mi
  • National Museum: 1.7 mi
  • Landakot's Church: 1.7 mi
  • National and University Library of Iceland: 1.7 mi
  • Reykjavík University: 2.1 mi
  • Reykjavík City Museum: 2.8 mi
  • Smáralind: 3.2 mi
  • Vidistadatun Sculpture Park: 4.9 mi
  • Blue Lagoon Iceland: 24.9 mi
  • Longwave radio mast Hellissandur: 80.2 mi
  • The Family Fun Park & Zoo: 1,294.1 mi

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by Orbitz

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Guest Reviews (41)

Ratings and reviews for Hotel Cabin

Overall score

3.6 / 5
5.01.0
41 out of 41
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3.7
Room comfort:
3.4
Location:
3.2
Value:
4

83% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
mdftx
Dallas, TX
Jan 16, 2014

single size dorm room

The Hotel Cabin, well where to begin? It's location is OK, a bit off the beaten track, but it's kind of nice to walk into the city, so I didn't mind that too bad. The lobby was OK, service at the bar and tourist shop where one can book tours was pretty spotty - there was no real inclination among the staff to help people. In their defense, usually only one or two people were managing all the posts. The room is where the hotel lost all its luster. For the price, I wasn't expecting fancy at all. A room that was small enough for a woman of 5'8" to be able to touch both walls with arms outstretched was a bit small to be considered suitable for double occupancy. The beds were super narrow. My friend and I are both quite slim (size 0 and 2) and each bed was uncomfortably narrow. When laying down flat, I had about three inches on either side of my body. In the interest of disclosure, I'm the size 2. I cannot imagine a man of any size sleeping in those beds. I whacked my elbow on the small desk between the beds three times. Staying in the room began to feel like an extended game of leap frog. Then there was the bathroom. We visited in winter and found that the shower never got hot. It got tepid and stayed there, but that was it. The shower was actually smaller than the bed, meaning to wash one's underarm, one had to carefully extend her arm straight up over her head. Shaving of the legs required elite yogi status stretching. I had to open the door to bend forward enough to shave my lower legs and then again to straighten up. We made the best of it, as it was pretty funny and it certainly encouraged us to stay out and experience all that Iceland had to offer. If I had to do it again, I'd forego the value and opt for a hotel offering rooms a little less on the rabbit warren scale.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
1
Location:
2
Value:
4
Review of Hotel Cabin

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
SandH
Virginia
Jan 6, 2013

Great value

Great value for a hotel in a capital city! 20 minute walk to the center of town, but easily walkable. Decent breakfast included in the price. Internet is not free though.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
2
Value:
5
Review of Hotel Cabin

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Superdad
UK
Nov 1, 2012

Iceland Break

Found hotel great value, clean, food good, buffet evening meal good value approx £7.50 each which includes soft drinks, coffee, soup, salad and one hot food dish, fruit. We were on floor 7 which were the superior rooms and these were bigger rooms with a walk in shower. Only downside would be that there were a lot of school/college students around, if that bothers you, but mainly on lower floors.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Hotel Cabin

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
JackE
Carnegie, PA, USA
Oct 4, 2012

Well worth the money.

The room was small and spartan (by American standards) but spotlessly clean. The continental breakfast was adequate, but nothing special. The location was pretty good. I parked my rental car and walked most of the time while I was in Reykjavik. It is a straight shot on route 41 to Keflavik Airport (40 min. drive at 7:30 am traffic). It was well worth the money. I would stay there again.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
5
Review of Hotel Cabin

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Maggy's Mom
Seattle, WA
Aug 27, 2012

Would not recommend this

Upon arrival, the front desk staff was not friendly and it took several minutes to get their attention in order to check in. Even for a mom and child traveling, the room was extremely small - barely enough room to put two carry ons and backpacks. When we arrived at our room, there was a sign saying that guests could upgrade however this was not offered at check in. The room appeared as if it had not been vacuumed/cleaned before we checked in. Would definitely not stay here again or recommend it to anyone.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
1
Review of Hotel Cabin

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Zelda2
Athens, OH
Jul 2, 2012

Overall, Good Value

Nothing fancy but clean and convenient. Not a long walk to downtown, 20 minutes maybe. Five minute walk to the pool -- fantastic. Good breakfast, helpful staff. Just be aware that the standard room, "suitable for two people," is barely more than a closet. No way that two people plus luggage will fit comfortably. We upgraded to the next level and that was fine.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Review of Hotel Cabin

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
ErnTravel
Illinois
Jun 25, 2012

"Overbooked" my prepaid room

When I arrived at the hotel I was told that they had "overbooked" my prepaid room. They had a comparable room at a nearby hotel for me. Not what I was wanting to hear after I had been traveling all day. The comparable hotel was ok, but not what I had paid for. Maybe it was an isolated incident, but beware if you book this hotel. You might not actually end up staying there.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
1
Room comfort:
1
Location:
1
Value:
1
Review of Hotel Cabin

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Carl Pilot
Randolph Center, VT
Jun 11, 2012

Good value

The rooms are quite small, like a cabin in a ship, as the name implies, but everything is neat and clean. It is good value for an inexpensive hotel. It is about a 30 minute walk from " downtown" ( the opera house), and a block from the harbor walk/ bike path. A good included breakfast.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
4
Dining tip: Long walk from hotel

Grill Restaurant, a 30 minute walk along the harbor walk for a very nice fancy restaurant.

Review of Hotel Cabin

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Fumi
Boston
May 13, 2012

Very good value

Better than expected. Nice view of the ocean. The name of the hotel is Hotel Cabin, not Cabin Hotel. Please make name change accordingly. I thought I was at the wrong hotel when the shuttle dropped me off.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
5
Review of Hotel Cabin

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
velada
mexico
Feb 23, 2012

GOOD VALUE and confort

the hotel is located aoutside of city center but 20 minutes walk is not that bad. breakfast ok and salad bar is just that dont spect any meat at all. food is good and bar as well. very useful staff for getting reservation for tours and airport transfers.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
5
Time-saving tip: In Hotel

resrevations for tours and airport transfers

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