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Set 5 miles from Skogafoss Waterfall, Guesthouse Rauðafell offers accommodation with free WiFi and free private parking.

An American breakfast is available every morning at the bed and breakfast.

Guests can also relax in the shared lounge area.

Seljalandsfoss is 15.5 miles from Guesthouse Rauðafell, while Eyvindarhólar is 3.2 miles from the property. The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic Airport, 93.8 miles from the accommodation.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Guesthouse Rauðafell has been welcoming guests since 15 Jan 2018.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Breakfast info


Free private parking available on-site


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Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi, I’m planning to get to Skógar by bus: would I be able to reach your accomodation easily?
    Yes you would, the house is right by where the bus stops.
    Answered on 29 June 2022
  • How to travel to the airport from this property?
    It is best to travel with a car :)
    Answered on 15 January 2020
  • Hi, I am a solo traveller travelling from Reykjavik by bus. Is there a bus stop walking distance from this house? And is the transport efficient?
    Hi, there isn´t a bus stop in walking distanse. The bus stop is in Skógar which is approximately 6 km further east from the guestthouse.
    Answered on 4 October 2022
  • Hi there. From your pictures the "Triple Room with Mountain View" has one double bed and two single beds. Would this be suitable for me to book for two adults and two children? Arrival 5 Aug 2021, departure: 6 Aug 2021?
    In the triple room is 1 double bed and 1 single bed :)
    Answered on 19 July 2021
  • Hello are all the rooms ‘shared bathrooms’? some options just say Double Room, do these have private bathrooms? Some options specify shared bathroom.
    All rooms have shared bathrooms
    Answered on 17 February 2022

Host Information

Company review score: 9.5Based on 750 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Neighbourhood information

Rauðafell 1 is on the countryside and is located 45 km east of Hvolsvöllur and 35 km west of Vík. In the house Rauðafell, wich is newly renovated, are 7 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a living room. Rauðafell is near the geothermalpool Seljavallalaug, Skógarfoss waterfall and above the waterfall the popular hikingtrail over Fimmvörðuháls begins, the folk museum at Skógar is near, on the small peninsula Dyrhólaey is a stunning view over the beutiful black beach Reynisfjara with its basalt stacks

Language spoken

Property surroundings *
Facilities of Guesthouse Rauðafell
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Linen
  • View
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Clothes rack
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Express check-in/check-out
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Guesthouse Rauðafell takes special requests - add in the next step!


16:00 - 21:00


08:00 - 10:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children older than 10 years are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Guesthouse Rauðafell accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Legal information

This property is managed by a private host. EU consumer law relating to professional hosts might not apply.

FAQs about Guesthouse Rauðafell

  • Guests staying at Guesthouse Rauðafell can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American

  • Room options at Guesthouse Rauðafell include:

    • Double
    • Single
    • Triple

  • The prices at Guesthouse Rauðafell may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

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

    • Check-in at Guesthouse Rauðafell is from 16:00, and check-out is until 10:00.

    • Guesthouse Rauðafell is 5.6 miles from the centre of Holt.