Hotel Cabin is a budget hotel off of Faxaflói Bay, and 20 minutes from Reykjavik town centre. Although it caters to everyone, it is a favourite of schools and other groups.
The ensuite rooms are standard with showers, deluxe with bath tubs and refrigerators, and superior with coffee/tea, showers, and mountain and sea views. Wi-Fi is at a charge in the standard and deluxe rooms, but free in the superior ones. TVs are in all of the rooms.
Parking is free. Hotel Cabin has a gift shop and conference/meeting/event facilities. There is a car rental service, as well as expeditions through the region.
The buffet breakfast is complementary. Saladbar restaurant serves hot and cold lunch and dinner buffets. A bar and lounge are also onsite.
Laugardalur pool is less than half a mile by car. Perlan and Kringlan shopping are six minutes by car, or 30 minutes by foot.
Airport shuttles and tour buses go to and from this hotel, so it's easy to travel between destinations. Public pools, a huge attraction in the region, are near by, and the excursions that Cabin partners with also give you a chance to see much of the area.
Very friendly staff makes it an appealing place.
The staff have such a lovely and jolly manner that it makes your stay even nicer. They happily tell you about where to go and what to see, and help with arrangements as much as possible. Effectively demonstrating customer service, it's a pleasure dealing
Pleasant, well maintained rooms at budget prices.
The rooms are quite simple, and the low prices well reflect that. It's a good choice for travellers watching their budgets, and those who may want cheaper accommodations so they can spend more on checking out the scenery.
Small rooms are still too small for comfort.
Despite the hotel making it known that the standard and deluxe rooms are small, their actual sizes still disappoint and frustrate guests. It can be difficult to comfortably walk around the room, and the feeling is so tight that the low cost is still consi
A lot of noise and crowdedness from school groups.
Since this is popular lodging for school groups, it can become very noisy and crowded. When making reservations, you may want to check and see if any groups are also scheduled
Food becomes boring because there's no variety.
The downside to the buffet dining is that there's no daily variety. So even though there are multiple foods to choose from, they're the same choices every day and night.