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Hotel Laxnes

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Took my family of four to this hotel. Had everything we needed, including free breakfast, which is a huge deal because food in Iceland is pricey. The staff were all absolutely wonderful - so helpful, kind to my kids. Helped us handle the activities we booked. It was a great stay and we will definitely be back.

good location with nice staff. However, this is a motel, not a hotel. The room upstairs widow has a lot wind noise and the hallway has strong scent. The breakfast is very basic.

Easy check in. Less than a block from a bus station and multiple restaurants and grocery stores.

We could see the New Years fireworks out the window! Clean hotel and verrrrry nice staff! Very helpful with tours and questions!

It's a budget hotel outside of Reykjavik so you really get what you pay for. There are no toiletries provides aside from liquid hand soap and shampoo, no pens for writing notes or postcards (we couldn't even get one from the front desk) but the room we stayed in was very spacious with a great view. Continental breakfast wasn't our taste but there's a great bakery just a block away.

Hotel was clean, comfortable beds, quiet. Good proximity to grocery store and restaurants.

Hotel Laxnes is outside of the capital which we liked. It is like a motel more than a hotel. There are about 26 rooms so it is small. The breakfast was very good. The room was basic but nice. Parking was right at the door. The staff were very nice.

Hotel Laxnes is only a short bus ride from Reykjavik, yet is remote enough to see the northern lights on a clear night. The staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is cozy :-)

We decided to make the drive outside of Reykjavik and stay at the HOtel Laxnes. I was expecting it to be more isolated and in the country but it wasn't but a few minutes drive and we were in beautiful Icelandic countryside. Very clean and roomy room. Breakfast was typical scandinavian, which was fine with us. We were able to drive from the hotel straight to the Golden Circle. The drive from Reykjavik wasn't bad at all. Overall a good place to stay. we had a great view of the volcano from our room.

This is a nice hotel to use as a jumping off place to visit other areas of Iceland, but I would recommend staying in Reykjavik for city activities and touring. The breakfast was typical European style; the room was a nice size and had a nice view of the mountains.

Laxnes ( http://www.hotellaxnes.is ) is an excellent hotel with friendly and helpful staff. The location is convenient for Golden Circle travel. The room was nice and clean. The breakfast was delicious and much better than expected. Hotel is within walking distance to two supermarkets. We had a nice dinner in ‘White Knight - Hviti Riddarinn’ (restaurant and sport bar) across the street. Alafoss factory outlet ( http://alafoss.is/ ) is within 5 minutes driving. The regular prices are approximately the same everywhere, but in overstock section you can purchase traditional Iceland sweater for $30-40! We will definitely return to Laxnes hotel.

The staff is wonderful and informative which makes any travel great. Next, there are a couple of buses 15, 18 that stop in front of the hotel from morning until 11pm that take you directly into Reykjavik which is very nice! There is a GREAT bakery that is about a four minute walk from the hotel along with a 24 hour gas station for those late night cravings right there and two grocery stores that are also across the street as well. I enjoyed my stay and will definitely book the hotel in the future when I return back to Reykjavik. I felt safe in the area as I am a woman traveling by myself.

Room options

Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed, View

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Family Room, 1 Bedroom, Mountain View

Twin 4 | Sleeps 4

Studio, 1 Double or 2 Twin Beds

Full 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Hotel Laxnes

Everyone (4) Couples (4) Family (2) Other (2)
5

charming hotel, amazing staff

Everyone

Took my family of four to this hotel. Had everything we needed, including free breakfast, which is a huge deal because food in Iceland is pricey. The staff were all absolutely wonderful - so helpful, kind to my kids. Helped us handle the activities we booked. It was a great stay and we will definitely be back.

By , from Pittsburgh on Aug 12, 2017

3
Everyone

good location with nice staff. However, this is a motel, not a hotel. The room upstairs widow has a lot wind noise and the hallway has strong scent. The breakfast is very basic.

By , from San Francisco, USA on May 12, 2017

5

great jump off for exploring south east iceland

Everyone

Easy check in. Less than a block from a bus station and multiple restaurants and grocery stores.

By on Mar 9, 2017

4

nice hotel!

Everyone

We could see the New Years fireworks out the window! Clean hotel and verrrrry nice staff! Very helpful with tours and questions!

By on Jan 4, 2017

3

the basics

Families

It's a budget hotel outside of Reykjavik so you really get what you pay for. There are no toiletries provides aside from liquid hand soap and shampoo, no pens for writing notes or postcards (we couldn't even get one from the front desk) but the room we stayed in was very spacious with a great view. Continental breakfast wasn't our taste but there's a great bakery just a block away.

By on Nov 3, 2015

4

great stay for starting golden circle drive

Couples

Hotel was clean, comfortable beds, quiet. Good proximity to grocery store and restaurants.

By on Sep 17, 2015

4

wonderful visit in iceland

Families

Hotel Laxnes is outside of the capital which we liked. It is like a motel more than a hotel. There are about 26 rooms so it is small. The breakfast was very good. The room was basic but nice. Parking was right at the door. The staff were very nice.

By on Jul 25, 2015

4

very friendly staff, quiet location

Singles

Hotel Laxnes is only a short bus ride from Reykjavik, yet is remote enough to see the northern lights on a clear night. The staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is cozy :-)

By on Nov 6, 2013

3

hotel laxnes

Couples

We decided to make the drive outside of Reykjavik and stay at the HOtel Laxnes. I was expecting it to be more isolated and in the country but it wasn't but a few minutes drive and we were in beautiful Icelandic countryside. Very clean and roomy room. Breakfast was typical scandinavian, which was fine with us. We were able to drive from the hotel straight to the Golden Circle. The drive from Reykjavik wasn't bad at all. Overall a good place to stay. we had a great view of the volcano from our room.

By on Jun 18, 2013

3

good stay

Couples

This is a nice hotel to use as a jumping off place to visit other areas of Iceland, but I would recommend staying in Reykjavik for city activities and touring. The breakfast was typical European style; the room was a nice size and had a nice view of the mountains.

By on Jun 12, 2013