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“Idyllic stay in the perfect cabin!”
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Burfell mountain as the backdrop Cedar Log Cabin, in December 2013
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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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travellin...
Weston-s-Mare
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Idyllic stay in the perfect cabin!”
Reviewed 11 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a perfect stay here for my birthday in January. The cabin is close to all the main sights of the Golden Circle and an easy drive from Reykjavik and the airport with Selfoss and all its amenities nearby. The owner Robert was very helpful during the booking process and has provided information on everything you might need to know about your stay including detailed directions to the find the cabin, local shops, sightseeing and everything you may use in the cabin. The cabin itself is simply fabulous; it is equipped with everything you could need for your stay: TV, DVD, washing machine and dryer, dishwasher, etc. It has plenty of room including an extra guest room separate to the main house and most importantly it is so cosy and WARM!!! So wonderful to come back to after a chilly day out at the natural wonders. The hot tub is an added bonus that we made the most of and were fortunate enough to be able to view the majestic aurora from there on several nights - in fact, we stayed four nights and saw the lights from the cabin on all but one night and that was only because it snowed - a lot! Even then, we had been provided with snow shovels to prevent a snow-in situation!
The views are spectacular and whilst there are other cabins nearby, they aren't close enough to distract from the feeling of pleasant solitude.
If I could improve one tiny thing then it would be a more powerful shower but really not anything to worry about!
I can't recommend this place strongly enough, I only wish we could have stayed longer!

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Liked best: Views, warmth, location, character
Liked least: Shower
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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My275
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Perfect Lodge for family and friends”
Reviewed 7 February 2016 for a stay in January 2016

This lodge is perfect if you want to see the Northern lights in winter. we saw them the first two nights of our stay. with it being central getting to see the golden circle was quite straight forward.. The photos does not do the lodge justice. The rooms are very spacious and the kitchen is very well equipped.

The beds were the most comfortable any of us had ever slept in.

The owner gives lots of information, however top tip for his directions, he shows a photo of a sign, when you get to the sign turn left then follow road for about 5km, you will see a large hotel on the left, take the next right (the road is signposted Burfell), the lodge is the first one you come to.

another top tip, if it is snowing leave your car at the bottom of the drive, as we got stuck one morning.

Wonderful lodge, wonderful country, will be going back again!

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Liked best: Everything about the lodge
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Tracey_Tr...
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Simply Fabulous!”
Reviewed 21 January 2016 for a stay in December 2015
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We booked this cabin after reading previous guests reviews of this holiday rental and we weren't disappointed. We were delighted in every aspect. The owner was extremely helpful and answered all of our queries very quickly. He also went out of his way to advise on car rental and other information with regards to excursions.
We arrived at the cabin and Robert was there to greet us. We found him to be very helpful and gave us a few tips on where to shop and general information, his English is perfect. The location of the cabin is perfect. It is in the Golden circle and only a few miles from Strokkur Geysir and Gulfoss Waterfalls. The supermarket is a 15 minute drive away in the lovely town of Selfoss. We had pre-arranged many excursions and found the cabin to be in a good location to access the main road...You will need a 4x4 car to get to the property if you are travelling in the winter months. We never had a problem with the drive despite the snow.
The cabin felt like home from home, always comfortable, warm and cosy which was wonderful after our winter excursions. Every amenity was here and there was nothing we wanted for. Cooking oils and spices, tea and sugar were all available on arrival. Music and DVD's were also available with a wide choice of films. The beds were clean and comfortable so we always had a good nights sleep. The view from the cabin was stunning. We loved the hot tub and found it easy to work. I couldn't recommend this cabin highly enough and would definitely return here if I have the opportunity to revisit Iceland.

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Liked best: Home from home
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Mr Michae...
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Lovely log cabin located conveniently for some of the main attractions in Iceland”
Reviewed 17 December 2015 for a stay in October 2015
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person found this review helpful

We has a lovely time staying in this Log Cabin. It was nice that there were already a number of items already stocked in the kitchen to help get us started though the supermarket was only 12mins away by car in Selfoss.
The cabin was very warm due to the underfloor heating bedrooms were comfortable.
The forth bedroom is outside in a converted wooden outbuilding but we didn't need to use that. Hot tub was a delight.
The arrangements for collecting and dropping off keys and linen at the Norhern Lights hotel worked well also.

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Liked best: The views out of the main windows
Travelling group: Young Children
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Vince W
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“The Perfect Vista”
Reviewed 19 November 2015 for a stay in November 2015
2
people found this review helpful

The best holiday rental i have ever stayed in sums up Cedar Log Cabin, a perferct loaction for visits to Thingvillar, Geysir and Gulfoss as well as spectacular 360 degree views from the property.

Cedar Log Cabin is approx 15 min drive from Selfoss, if you are interested in getting a little into the wilderness of Iceland with the comfort of knowing you are too far away then Cader Log Cabin is perfect.

The owner of the property is most helpful and returns quations or queries within a short time span. The property itself is finished to an extermely high standard with lots of in house entertainiment for those cold snowy days. The hot tub is bliss and the night views of the sky from the hot tub.

We liked it that much we are planning our return next year.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
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Kathy D
Hamilton, Ontario
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Amazing cottage in picturesque setting.”
Reviewed 1 November 2015 for a stay in April 2015
1
person found this review helpful

This cottage had every amenity imaginable. Comfortable accommodations. Plenty of room for a group. The hot pot was a great bonus! This cottage was a close drive to many sites. Definitely one of the most beautiful places that we stayed at in Iceland. I would highly recommend this cottage! Amazing place!

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Liked best: The cottage was as advertised - breathtaking.
Liked least: Leaving!
Travelling group: Extended Family
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Recommended for:
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Families with young children Large groups
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Marianne...
Schiedam, The Netherlands
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
“Beautiful cabin in a dream location”
Reviewed 28 October 2015 for a stay in October 2015

The cabin is clean, large and well equipped.
It is beautiful located in the golden circle and the owner is very pleasant to communicate with.

We will return absolutely.

Travelling group: Partner
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