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Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village

Geirsgata 7b, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 898 6628
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We were in Reykjavik 11-15 March during the storm and with our tours cancelled we were desperate to... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2015
Joanne H
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Handforth, United Kingdom
A quaint way to experience Iceland on a wet afternoon

We spent a dull late afternoon watching two of the three shows whilst waiting for our third,but... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2015
Lorraine T
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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At The Cinema, Old Harbour Village No2, are shown quality Icelandic nature films; volcanoes, northern lights, flora and fauna. The Cinema is located in the loft of an old fishermen´s dwellings, where the fishermen used to mend their nets, tar their boats, salt their fish and overnight in bed bunks. Redoing the loft the atmosphere of the old life was kept as much as possible, even so that the salt smell still lingers, but the main object was to provide ideal settings for showing quality Icelandic nature and documentary films. By reading the reviews of our visitors on The Trip Advisor pages it seems that we are having success ...
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Geirsgata 7b, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 18 March 2015

We were in Reykjavik 11-15 March during the storm and with our tours cancelled we were desperate to find attractions that would take us inside. This was a gem. Watching the BIRTH OF AN ISLAND was extremely interesting. There are other Icelandic nature films available...More

Thank Joanne H
cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2015

Thank you very much for coming to The Cinema and taking the time to write a review. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed our film, but a bit surprised that you found the place gloomy considering the comments from other reviewers about...More

Reviewed 18 February 2015

We spent a dull late afternoon watching two of the three shows whilst waiting for our third,but unsuccessful, attempt at seeing the Northern Lights for real. A cosy attic room with sofa, chairs, candles in a homely atmosphere. Two beautifully photographed and narrated shows on...More

Thank Lorraine T
cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2015

Thank you very much for your good review! Mostly we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit and felt good during the time you spent with us. Hopefully we will see you here again, The Cinema Staff

Reviewed 17 February 2015

Very enjoyable just over an hour in an atmospheric old loft watching superb photography and thoughtful editing that gives a real feel for what Iceland is all about. Mostly about the physical geography/geology with a scattering of human interest. Got to taste free hakarl as...More

Thank Mike S
cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2015

Thank you for your good review about our films and your experience at our Cinema. We hope you come back on your next journey to Iceland - as we give discounts when people come for more than one show ... Welcome back, The Cinema Staff

Reviewed 17 February 2015

We really enjoyed our visit here. Cosy setting - candles, sofas, tables. Informative films with superb photography. Friendly staff. A highlight of our trip and well worth a visit.More

Thank Alison M
cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2015

"Highlight" of your visit - what better review can we ask for! We are very pleased to hear that we could add good value and experience to your Iceland visit. Hopefully you will come back and enjoy our country in summer - and visit us...More

Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

This is such a nice place to visit after a day of sightseeing. It is really unusual. The films seemed to show at 4, 5 & 6pm (when we were there) and the one we watched was interesting. I must admit to falling asleep for...More

Thank Loulabelle1979
cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2015

Thank you very much for your great review - and most of all we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit; both the films and refreshments! Thank you, The Cinema Staff

Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

This is perfect to visit on a rainy day. It's so cozy and welcoming and we really enjoyed learning more about Iceland. Great place!More

Thank LaFaye90
cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2014

Dear Lauren, we are glad you found your visit to us added to your journey in Iceland. The weather can be so unpredictable in winter and so bad that no excursions can be taken; then at least one can enjoy Icelandic nature indoors in our...More

Reviewed 25 November 2014

This cinema is unique! Very relaxed with proper sofa's and comfortable chairs. The lady that works there is very nice and enjoys giving you lots of advice and tips. Much better to go to her than any of the very many visitors centres in Reykjavik....More

Thank Polly0
cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2014

Dear Polly, thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about The Cinema; we truly appreciate it! Mostly we are glad to hear that you had a good visit with us and enjoyed our films. The Cinema is family run and...More

Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

The show on how Iceland was made was very good... lots beautiful shots of the Island and very informative... in a cosy relaxed atmosphereMore

Thank Jessica T
cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2014

Hello Jessica, it was a pleasure to have you here for a visit and we are so glad to hear that you felt good. MOst of all we are glad to hear that you liked our film - that is what The Cinema is all...More

Reviewed 12 October 2014

Visited after seeing reviewed on here. Spent an hour and £7 here, watched a film about volcanoes and eventually extracted directions to nearby restaurant. Made a pleasant break to our day.More

Thank 81splaj
cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2014

Thank you very much for coming to The Cinema! We are happy to hear that the visit fitted nicely in with your program. If you only saw a film about volcanoes than you missed out, so we hope you will have a chance to come...More

Reviewed 12 October 2014

Tiny cinema with perhaps seating for a dozen in the attic of one of the classic buildings in the old harbour area. Much fun, fab films. Reasonably-priced by local standards. If, like us, you can't find the time to get out to too many volcanoes...More

Thank Derek B
cinemalover, Manager at Cinema No. 2 at the Old Harbour Village, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2014

Hello Derek, thank you very much for visiting The Cinema! We are glad to hear that you found our films good and that they gave you an opportunity to experience volcanoes and northern lights, when nature did not. Hope to see you here again, The...More

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Melissa L
16 August 2015|
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The film about Eyjafjallajökull is 13 minutes long. Regards, The Cinema staff
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