Lovely Hotel Laugarbakki is an ideal stay for those who want the real Icelandic countryside experience. Hotel Laugarbakki used to be an old school but now it has been renovated into a stunning Hotel. Beautiful quiet setting and scenery.
Hotel Laugarbakki is located in Northwest Iceland right in between Reykjavik, Iceland’s capital, and Akureyri, the capital of the North. From afar, the hotel looks brand new with red roofs on top of white buildings. And the surrounding area is rich in history as before it was the land of outlaws, sorcery, and dignitaries, and in 1244, the only battle by the coasts of Iceland took place in the bay area here. As a popular stopping point on the Ring Road tour, the Laugarbakki area has several popular attractions including the famous Rhino rock formations, Iceland’s best salmon rivers, and iconic tranquil countryside sceneries.
The hotel has 56 brand new all-inclusive rooms and suites that are categorized into single rooms, standard double rooms, superior double rooms, triple rooms, junior suites, and family rooms. All rooms are furnished with hardwood floor and interior decor in a modern Nordic minimalist look, with new beds, central heating, TV sets, free Wi-Fi, hairdryers, hair products, bathrobes, and private bathrooms.
Hotel Laugarbakki has a nice restaurant, featuring local food from the region. It serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, and snack bars are open all day with light meals served. There’s also a bar at the hotel.
The hotel also functions as an event center where you will find conference rooms for either meetings or bigger conventions. The hotel also hosts culinary classes as it’s fully equipped by a teaching kitchen.
Besides free Wi-Fi in your private rooms, you will also have free internet access in the public areas at the hotel. Hot tubs, the gym, and parking lot is also free for guests. There is also an outdoor playground for children.
The hotel is situated in Laugarbakki Village, right off the Ring Road (Route 1) by a three-minute drive. The distance from the main road is perfectly enough for peaceful countryside stay. The staff members at the hotel can offer assistance in providing information on activities you can take in the area including fishing, seal watching, horseback riding, cultural trips, and many others.
From the hotel, it only takes about a 40-minute drive to get to the Hvitserkur rock formation, and along the way, you will have a splendid view of the iconic Icelandic countryside sceneries. Driving via Route 1, it takes about two and a half hours to go between Akureyri and the village. Going south via the Ring Road, you will reach Reykjavik in two and a half hours.
532 Laugarbakki, Iceland
Phone: (+354) 519 8600