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Brekka bathing in the Northern Lights
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Cottage -
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8
Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik, Capital Region

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rachel199...
Merseyside, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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“Fabulous, comfortable lodge with stunning views”
Reviewed 5 August 2015 for a stay in July 2015

This lodge has stunning views, it is pleasure just to sit and watch the changing scenery. It is extremely comfortable with all the mod cons. Hot tub is a great addition. Brilliant location for exploring Iceland.

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Liked best: Scenery and location
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Ralph F
1 review
“Excellent”
Reviewed 30 June 2015 for a stay in June 2015

My family enjoyed staying at Brekka, A well equipped beautiful lodge with stunning views. Ideal for a peaceful holiday.

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Liked best: Views
Liked least: Lack of blackout curtains in bed rooms as blinds were inadequate to stop light coming in at night (Summer time)
Travelling group: Teenagers
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Mishtibb
Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Icelandic Hideaway”
Reviewed 27 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Owner contacted me promptly and responded to our questions. The property was very clean, fresh clean bedding, very well equipped with lovely under floor heating - and a fabulous view! A cosy Icelandic Hideaway just off road 47 (short gravel access road - easily navigated in an ordinary car during our visit). Large wooden wrap-around balcony and lower deck with picnic table and hot tub. Ideal base for exploring Iceland - particularly Southern and Western areas. Internet connection, TV and music/iPod-dock player. Well equipped kitchen, coffee maker, microwave, cooker, fridge + freezer. Lovley modern bathroom with shower (fab view through the side door too).

Met the owner briefly on our last day - a lovely Icelandic gentleman.

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Liked best: all of it
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
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hat312201...
Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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“Brilliant”
Reviewed 9 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

We had a fantastic week at Brekka. The lodge has everything you need and is spacious clean and comfortable. The setting is amazing with views across the fjord. We arrived in Iceland early morning so took the scenic route up to Brekka, stopping along the way for sightseeing and photographs and we were lucky enough to see the Northern lights on our first evening. It is an ideal base for exploring the western area of iceland. We drove the golden circle route, visited Glymur, the Snæfellsnes peninsula, blue lagoon and the falls at hraunfossar. The internet connection kept the teenagers happy in the evenings! Brilliant place and I would definitely go back again.

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Liked best: Hot tub
Travelling group: Teenagers
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1969MLA
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 review
“A truly fabulous experience”
Reviewed 7 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

My partner and I went to stay at Brekka for four nights at the beginning of April. It was everything we could have wished for and more. The view is nothing less than breathtaking almost like being on another planet. The lodge was immaculate and had everthying you could possible need (apart from a sledge!!!). It was great to visit the city and return to Brekka and of course the amazing hot tub. I would highly recommend a 4x4 if hiring a car in the winter. The only down side was we should have stayed longer.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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Annalynn...
1 review
“Simply great”
Reviewed 14 February 2015 for a stay in February 2015

We stayed in cottage Brekka in the beginning of February 2015. It was simply great!

It was everything you could wish for, the most amazing view, well equipped, clean and very comfortable. The floors are nice and warm ideal for our baby who just started crawling. Loved the hottub! (One advice, leave your silver necklaces in the cottage, mine turned out a wonderful shade of green ;-) )

Even the weather was perfectly arranged, beautiful sunny weather and a whole day of snow. You need quite a serious 4*4 to get away from the cottage in such heavy snow, but it made it nice and adventurous. The Northern Lights where amazing. We feel very lucky to have had such a nice and wonderful stay.

The contact with Jon was fine, we knew everything we had to know on for hand and I'm sure that if we had any questions we would have had an answer straight away.

All in all simply great!

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Travelling group: Young Children
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Sheldon G
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
1 review
“Best holiday of my life”
Reviewed 28 January 2015 for a stay in January 2015

I cannot praise the location, the lodge or Iceland enough. This holiday to Iceland truly was the best holiday of my life and one i'll never forget.

Myself and 5 other friends all stayed at Brekka for 4 nights. The location was amazing, the lodge was incredible and had all the things needed to live comfortably.

Jon supplied plenty of handy resources including a very good guide on how to get to Brekka. We were lucky enough to experience the northern lights while staying at Brekka, just by simply walking outside and viewing them straight from the balcony.

If you're staying here during winter I'd recommend a 4x4 as the road up to Brekka can be very icy.

I would recommend Brekka to everyone. This is how you truly experience Iceland.

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Liked best: The location
Liked least: the weather (which isnt Brekkas fault!)
Travelling group: Large Group
Your age range 18-24
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