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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed 2 nights here with the intention of visiting the Golden Circle - makes it a good location. Place is spacious with kitchen, dining and lounge and the bedroom. Wifi worked well. Check in was easy - just put the code into the lock and get the key out!

Thank JaneA1990
Isle of Arran, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location on the Golden circle tour. Large rooms in one of 3 budget apartment blocks. Wonderful view over the lake and close to all the amenities of supermarket, petrol station and restaurants. Fontana Spa 100 metres away. Advanced key code and limited piggyback wifi. Spent one comfortable night with total silence and super sleep.

Thank David C
Saumur, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location for visiting the Golden Circle attractions e.g. geysir, gulfoss etc. If you're on a budget the apartments are ideal, very spacious, warm etc. Basic furnishings, but fine for a few nights stay. Note that each block has same numbered apartments, so make sure you know the block number and apartment number (from the welcome email), then you will...

Thank LoireVeloGirl
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 20 October 2016

What we liked best: 10% discount at Fontana Spa & Linden restaurant, the hassle-free check-in & -out (but yes, read that first email from hotel & find the attachment), clean even if spartan and a playstructure for kids; What we didn't: no wifi, early checkout (10am!) and very bare kitchen cupboards (salt but no pepper; I hope that was sugar...

Thank ms-behaving
Somerville, MA
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Fantastic location and an excellent value for the price. Two-bedroom apartment was spacious and comfortable if a little sparse in terms of furniture. Beautiful view of Laugarvatn, especially at sunrise with the sun coming above the water. And only a five minute walk to the famous Fontana spa/hot pot and Lindin, an excellent restaurant! However, the check-in/arrival process is a...

Thank Erin E
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The apartment was great (very minimal) & a short walk to the Fontana geothermal baths which were amazing. Also close to a hostel that serves a nice breakfast. Make sure you check the email for the lock box key the day you arrive since no one is around to greet you. Ours came very late in the day & went...

Thank kateandres
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

What's more can i say? This apartment is simply superb!!! Spacious room and clean beds! We like the modern look of this apartment and the size of this apartment. We saw northern lights here as well. I will highly recommend this apartment to everyone. By the way we stayed at Level 2 in the new building

Thank Flyflyfly821
Reviewed 2 September 2016

It was a little difficult to find off the road since signage was not very good, but once we found it, you have to refer to your confirmation email on how to get into the units (they send you the unit number and lockbox combo to retrieve the key so save the email). The place was very clean, Spartan accommodations,...

Thank Gracie M
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Now there is nothing terrible about this place, I just would not stay there again. For the price and what you get it's a bit much, even by Iceland standards. the appartments are very spacious, it's just like living the bushido lifestyle because there isn't much in it. The big complaint I have is the horrible couch. It was painful,...

1Thank HEFTYgourmet
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at these self-serviced apartments for three nights and we were quite satisfied. The apartments are clean and functional. We had no problems, but if you need help I assume it will take some time for someone to come and help you. Good value for money.

1Thank anders_brazil

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern apartments with beautiful lake and mountain views. Apartments located in Laugarvatn on route to Gulfoss and Geysir, 16 km from Thingvellir National Park. Each apartment has a private bathroom with shower, well-equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV. Along with personal balcony or terrace, free parking and children's playground. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Circle Apartments

Address: Laugarbraut 1, 3, 5, Laugarvatn 840, Iceland
Region: Iceland > South Region > Laugarvatn
Price Range: ₹ 4,935 - ₹ 10,305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Circle Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Really no choice, but all the apartments are same and have some type of view”
  • Cute restaurant at hotel (former boarding school) next door
  • This is NOT at the apartments but at the hotel (former boarding school) next door
 of 5 bubbles 789graciem, 2 Sep 2016 | Read review
“don't choose this apartment is my only tip for you.”
  • dirty bathroom!!!!!
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  • 2nd dirty room
  • 1st dirty room
 of 5 bubbles 446christiet, 10 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Not recommended Golden Circle Apartments.”
 of 5 bubbles marvinlin, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Just don't consider staying here”
 of 5 bubbles 880emmeb, 21 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms may have a better view”
 of 5 bubbles WokinghamOwl, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
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