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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unbelievable location, extremely well suited for nature trips, including northern lights viewing Courteous, helpful, and friendly staff Breakfast catered to a variety of dietary needs, including vegetarian

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here a couple of nights recently. The hotel is very nice and clean and found the staff to be friendly and helpful. The rooms are on the small side but clean and efficient. Had a beautiful view over the ocean which was a nice bonus even if the weather was grey and dreary during our stay. The restaurant served... More 

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Houston, Tx
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel located with an ocean view, at the beginning of the hike to Arnarstarpi. Check-in was efficient, but the reception was not very friendly. Room was small but quaint and nice. The bed was comfortable. Breakfast included both hot and cold food and was very good.

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved everything about this place, the surroundings, the staff, the view and the fact that it's eco-friendly. The room was spotless, modern and charming. The hotel fits in nicely with the landscape and is just tasteful. We didn't have an ocean view room but had breakfast out on the terrace which was amazing! We also had dinner at the... More 

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Massies Mill, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was simple but clean and had all necessities. The location was superb to explore the gem that is Hellnar. Lovely beach access and hiking areas. Food was fine, a bit pricey. The only issue I had with the hotel was the reception staff being cold and abrupt. Rather giving off a condescending feel. All other staff were wonderful... More 

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Como, Italy
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99 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

First of all let me saying that the hotel was amazing (cleaning, position, sorroundings, landscapes). We have a reservation also for the restaurant where we had our dinner. The ambient is cool, a little bit expensive comparing it to the Iceland standards. It would be a 4/5 review but unfortuntely the reception staff wasn't kind with us. In fact we... More 

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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

There with my hubby and daughter. Simple room with comfortable beds. Bathroom is very basic. It is an eco friendly hotel, so the water pressure is really low. One heater in the room only, none in the bathroom. No tissue paper provided as well. But everything is very clean. It is a simple room and will serve your basic needs.... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Perched on the hillside overlooking the sea this is in a great location near to a lot of natural sites and the peninsular park. Rooms are clean and a reasonable size although some of the rooms over look the car park. There are also chalets dotted around the area The restaurant is in the main building and overlooks the sea... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely hotel if your inside building or the executive rooms looking out at the glacier . If your in rooms 1-4 then it's not good news as the shower area is mouldy ,it's cold and I wouldn't sleep in there for love nor money . The food is excellent in the evening and plenty of choice at breakfast to. The... More 

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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed here and found the hotel location amazing. Arrived late in the evening and went straight for dinner. Dinner was amazing, one of the nicest meals in Iceland. The only issue we had was with one of the servers. I noticed in the evening she seems to drag her feet through the restuarant, her shoes didn't fit and it... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fosshotel Hellnar is everything people look for in a charming country hotel. The hotel is located right beneath Snaefellsjokull Glacier, a national park made famous in the novel Journey to the Center of the Earth. The glacier is said to be one of the seven great energy centers of the earth and has been attributed various mysterious powers. The area offers stunning lava arches and beautiful cliffed coasts where Orca whales are regularly spotted swimming in the ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fosshotel Hellnar

Address: Brekkubaer, Hellnar 356, Iceland (Formerly Hotel Hellnar)
Region: Iceland > West Region > Hellnar
Price Range: $183 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fosshotel Hellnar 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“Ask for a quiet room (away from the kitchen)”
 of 5 bubbles raokaria, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If possible get an ocean facing room as its a beautiful view.”
 of 5 bubbles WalterEKurtz, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try and ask for one overlooking the sea, to avoid looking out on the car park”
 of 5 bubbles Stravinsky1975, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Eat in the restaurant!”
 of 5 bubbles TinaMurray78, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room with sea view and balcony was very large with plenty of windows.”
 of 5 bubbles decoydonna, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
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