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Seen from the gate
Burfell mountain as the backdrop
Cedar Log Cabin, in December 2013
View from the hill
Northern lighs over Burfell mountain, December 2013
December 2012 - in the morning
Main entrance at the back
River and mountain view from the hotpot
Winter by lake Alftavatn.
Hot pot with massage
Mountain view from the kitchen window
Lake Alftavatn and mountains in the vicinity, 30 min. walk.
Living room
Kitchen fully equipped
Master bedroom with great view
Bathroom, with big shower, washing machine and dryer
Bedroom downstairs beside masterbedroom. Great view.
Sleeping upstairs.
Sleeping in the guesthouse with 1/2 bathroom with toilet and sink.
Washing (8kg), Dryer (9kg)
Play area upstairs.  Video,dvd, playstation.
On the way (3 min. from Selfoss town) Volcano Hekla in the background (45 min. drive)
Heading towards the Cedar log cabin (3 min. from Selfoss town).  Mountain Burfell in the background (2 min drive from...
Aurora thunderstorm at Thingvellir National Park,  10- 15 minutes drive
All shades of green
Thingvellir National Park autumn (15 min drive)
Blafjoll ski area, 35 minutes drive
Perfect location, near to Reykjavik (40 min. drive)
Beautiful northern lights
Boat trips at Ulfljotsvatn (Scouts) and Stokkseyri (15 minutes drive)
Unique Thingvellir National Park nearby 10 minutes drive.
Vestmanna Islands,  a great day tour with a ferry. ( 1hour drivce to the ferry plus 20 min sailing)
Thingvellir National Park, winter wonderland
Landmannalaugar for a day trip (2 hours 20 min. drive)
Dyrholaey close to Vík  (1 1/2 hour drive)
Þórsmörk (1 1/2 hour)
Icelandic coastline (20 minutes drive) Stokkseyri, Eyrarbakki, Thorlakshofn
Seljalandsfoss, 1 hour drive.
RiverJet on the River Hvita close to Geysir and Gullfoss waterfall (40 min. drive)
Reykjavik winter, 40 min. drive.
Nearby, Lake Alftavatn, 2km. Great walks and jogging options.
The cabins surrounding in winter time.
Freedom unspoilt!
After crossing the bridge from Selfoss, from this turn it is 4 km to the cabin.
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4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Selfoss, South Region

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abarl0w
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very good- charming, clean, comfortable”
Reviewed 14 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Cabin looks beautiful, is warm and comfortable, and surrounded by natural beauty. Only thing to be aware of is that owner left instructions for cleaning of the whole property ready for next guests, which I did not expect (perhaps this is an Icelandinc thing).

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Liked best: Cosiness of the cabin
Liked least: request to clean thoroughly befoe leaving
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Alex M
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Perfectly situated for golden circle”
Reviewed 15 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

The Log cabin is very spacious and perfectly situated for touring the golden circle. Underfloor heating is amazing and the cabin has all the equipment needed for a self catering break away. Fabulous views from the cabin and the hot pot is a must. With the colder Autumn weather having a drink whilst in the hot pot is perfect as your drink gets colder whilst you relax in the 40 degrees heat of the water. Particularly pleasing with a Icelandic wheat beer. You collect keys from the Northern Lights Inn hotel which is by the Blue Lagoon so it works well to combine key collection or delivery with a visit to the Blue Lagoon spa. Would recommend a trip to Iceland without hesitation and the log cabin is a perfect base as Pingvellir, Gullfoss and Geysir are all within a 45 minute drive. All must sees. Tip on directions as we arrived in the dark after a flight delay and had trouble finding the cabin initially. The keys have a fob with the address on but there are two roads with the same name one after the other. Essentially you take the first road on the right after turning right off the 36 road onto the 351 road.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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VanessaMH...
London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Large Log Cabin in a good position to explore the Golden Circle”
Reviewed 12 October 2016 for a stay in October 2016

Very spacious log cabin with comfortable sofas and large bathroom with washing machine and tumble dryer. There are other properties nearby and the view is ok. (We have probably been spoilt as rented a property in the middle of nowhere with stunning views 7 months before) It is very convenient for touring and the kitchen is supplied with everything you need to cook dinner. The jacuzzi is private and the main bedroom is enormous. The separate ensuite bedroom across the deck would be ideal for a family with married children so they can eat as a family but have their own privacy. The upstairs bedroom is also ideal for teenagers to have their own space.

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Liked best: The size of the property
Liked least: The living room furnishings
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Tara F
Calgary, Canada
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Wonderful location - beautiful views”
Reviewed 12 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We had a wonderful experience overall. Great communication with the owner, easy check in-check out process and a clean spacious home. I wish we would have stayed a few more nights. This was hands down our favorite stop on our road trip around the island. We spent 2 nights enjoying the hot pot while watching the northern lights. Great views, quiet and secluded and easy to get to.

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Liked best: Location and hot tub
Liked least: Shower
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Kris K
1 review
“Loved staying at this cabin. Definitely will return to this beautiful place.”
Reviewed 4 September 2016 for a stay in May 2015

Beautiful Cabin with a beautiful view. My family loved staying here. Couldn't of been happier. Had a small guest house with a bedroom and bathroom besides the cabin. The area was amazing.

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Liked best: Fit my large family. Had a little guest house.
Liked least: The cold wind!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
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