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Cedar Log Cabin, 4 bed, Golden Circle, Iceland

Seen from the gate
82 reviews
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 8
Selfoss, South Region
90 minutes from KEF international airport; 45 min to Reykjavik and 5 - 20 min. to famous major attractions. 12 min. from Selfoss for shopping,restaurants etc.
Location: N 64.059245, - W20.967744

Take route 35, then left to route 36 and right to 351.

This luxury cedar wood log cabin is found nestling in the midst of spectacular unspoilt Icelandic countryside. An ideal location with breathtaking views of Icelandic nature at its best, overlooking river, hills and mountains. A perfect setting to have a wonderful time with family and friends, with everything needed for relaxation, while providing the perfect base for an adventurous holiday of a lifetime. An beautiful cabin perfectly located to enable you to explore all that the South of Iceland has to offer.

The cabin is spacious and extremely comfortable. It has a fully equipped ki...
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About the Owner, Robert Gretar G
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 2 days ago
Listed since : Aug 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 82 reviews and 1 property
Interaction with guests
There is normally a self check in. Guests pick up/return the keys/linien from Hotel Northern Light Inn beside the Blue Lagoon, which is few hundreds meters from the mainroad to the cabin via Grindvik town. If guests need different service they need to ask and check with owner how to organize that.
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Reviews from our community
Excellent - based on 82 reviews
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English first
Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in August 2017

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 7 July 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Echoing everyone else who has stayed here: we loved this place. We were a family of seven adults and stayed for six nights in late June. With the vaulted ceilings and open floor plan, the house never felt cramped. The kitchen is well-equipped and capable of handling meals for seven people (including a college aged boy). The bedrooms are roomy...

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 May 2017 for a stay in May 2017
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The title says it all. Six of us had an excellent week staying at this wonderful cabin. You'll be pushed to find anywhere better. A few more fish wouldn't have gone amiss though ;)

  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(4)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
No smoking inside the cabin. It is the Icelandic custom to take off your outdoor shoes when entering a house. Please keep this tradition in the cabin. The cloths in kitchen (to...
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1 Jun 2018 -
15 Sep 2018
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  • City council tax (per night): $1 / stay - Fee
  • Renting/washing of linen towels (Price for 3): $44 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Rental rate:
The basic price is based on a family of 6 sharing. When more than 6 guests, then there is extra Euro 20 for each ekstra person per night i.e the sixth; seventh or eighth person (not ekstra for everybody).

A refundable damage deposit of Euro 100 may be required if there are many guests.

Linien/towels: 30 Euro (total for all persons)

Final cleaning: Euro 120
Final cleaning by owner needs to be booked especially.
Guests are expected to do the final cleaning, and have the house ready for next guests. Failure to do the final cleaning can result in Euro 100 surcharge. Guests inform the owner if the place has not been left in proper order or if anything needs to be fixed.

WIFI / internet: The use of 3G and 4G WIFI is free (max 15 GB for a week), as long as there is no excessive use. Towels and linien:The cost of rent and washing of linien and towels that we provide is 30 Euro (total).

The use of hot water, electricity, washer/dryer and gas grill, washing up li...
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About the neighbourhood
A luxury 4 bedroom log cabin 40 min east of Reykjavik. The location is at the Golden Circle, close to Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, Gullfoss and easily a perfect base to explore the south of Iceland to the Snaefellsnes peninnsula in the west (day trip).

Nearby: mountains, hills, river, lake, waterfalls, coastline, glaciers, Reykjavik (40 min), 6 golf courses in the neighbourhood, fishing, diving at lake Thingvellir, horse riding,
Getting around
You need your own car to get around.
Car recommended
How to get there
From Hotel Northern Light Inn, where you pick up the keys/linien (20 minutes from the international airport) it is the same distance to the cabin via Reykjavik or via Grindavik town and along the south coastal road. From Selfoss town where you do your shopping and have various restaurants, you are about 15 minutes to the cabin.

Coming from Reykjavik or Selfoss, then take
route 35 you go over a river after 5 minutes go further one and a half kilomter (yellow sign to your right for Thingvellir National Park) there you turn left on to route 36 and drive that road for exactly 5,5 km then there is a a right turn to road 351(Burfellsvegur) drive up 300 meters and the it is the first gate to the right.
Location: N 64.059245, - W20.967744
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby.
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