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Set on a farm next to Lake Mývatn, this guest house offers self-catering rooms and cottages with free WiFi and nature views. The geothermally heated Mývatn Nature Baths are a 10-minute drive away.

At Dimmuborgir Guest house, all rooms and cottages feature private bathroom facilities. Private full kitchen facilities are provided in the cottages, while guest rooms have access to a shared kitchen.

A breakfast buffet featuring local ingredients is served at the main house, and this includes smoked trout made on site. BBQ facilities are also available at Guest house Dimmuborgir.

The Dimmuborgir volcanic rock formations are 1.2 mi from the guest house. The Route 1 Ring Road is a 5-minute drive away. The staff can help with arranging activities with local tour operators.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Dimmuborgir Guesthouse has been welcoming guests since May 21, 2014

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.5)

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Free Parking Available On Site


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Dimmuborgir Guesthouse

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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Hosted by Helgi Héðinsson

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Helgi Héðinsson
Located on the shores of Lake Mývatn, right by Dimmuborgir lava formations and the crater Hverfjall. Established in 2006, the family-run guesthouse provides accommodation in cottages and double rooms with private facilities. All guests at Dimmuborgir Guesthouse have access to cooking facilities and free Wi-Fi connection. From the guesthouse you will have easy access to Lake-Mývatn and multiple hiking routes. The guesthouse has an excellent location for the northern lights and our guests have access to a glass hall, very ideal for relaxing and waiting for the lights. The pond in front of the hall creates very special photo opportunities since it does not completely freeze during winter. Sightseeing tours to lake-Mývatn are offered from the guesthouse. These tours offer a great opportunity to explore the nature and history of this special lake. Truly a birdwatchers must! Additionally you can take a look at a traditional Icelandic smokehouse and try fresh or smoked trout :)
One of the family.
Surrounded by wonders of nature such as Dettifoss, Lake Myvatn, Dimmuborgir, Hverfjall, Krafla, Hverir. We regularly host the northern lights :)
Languages spoken: English,French,Icelandic
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Myvatn Nature Baths
    3 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Hverfjall
    1.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Husavik Airport
    28.1 miles
  • Akureyri Airport
    32.8 miles
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Amenities of Dimmuborgir Guesthouse
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.
  • Hiking Off-site
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
Safety & security
  • Smoke alarms
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Icelandic
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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM


7:30 AM - 11:00 AM


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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 6:00 AM.


Free! Pets are allowed on request. No extra charges.

The fine print

Please note that daily cleaning is not available but final cleaning is included.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

It's possible to extend your stay at this property at no extra cost for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes, with a maximum limit of 10 extra days.

FAQs about Dimmuborgir Guesthouse

  • Check-in at Dimmuborgir Guesthouse is from 4:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Dimmuborgir Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Room options at Dimmuborgir Guesthouse include:

    • Double
    • Family
    • Vacation Home

  • Dimmuborgir Guesthouse is 2 miles from the center of Myvatn.

  • The prices at Dimmuborgir Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, Dimmuborgir Guesthouse is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Dimmuborgir Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking