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Located in the calm Thingholt neighbourhood, this family-owned guest house is in Reykjavik is just 500 yards from the shopping Laugavegur Street. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre is 0.7 miles away. There is free WiFi, a communal kitchen and free laundry facilities.

The basic rooms at Guesthouse Aurora all have a wash basin. Some have a private bathroom, while others have access to shared bathroom facilities.

A daily continental breakfast is served. Staff at Aurora Guesthouse will happily assist with tour planning, airport shuttles, activities and restaurant recommendations in the area. Restaurants, bars and shopping are within walking distance.

Hallgrimskirkja Church and Einar Jonsson Sculpture Museum are both within a 5-minute walk, while Reykjavik harbour with whale watching tours is 0.9 miles away. Free public parking is possible nearby.

This is our guests' favourite part of Reykjavík, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Guesthouse Aurora has been welcoming guests since 25 Sept 2013.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Reykjavík, this property has an excellent location score of 9.4

Breakfast info


FREE parking!


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • We would check-in on 5-6th Feb, and then from 7-9th Feb. Could u keep our luggage for one day during which we would would be out for tour ?
    Hello, yes, you can store you luggage with us.
    Answered on 17 June 2021
  • At what hour does breakfast get served?
    Breakfast is from 7 to 10.00
    Answered on 14 July 2021
  • Is there a kitchen we can use to cook meals? Thank you
    Hello, Yes, we have kitchen available for our guests.
    Answered on 17 June 2021
  • Hi, I'm going to coming to Iceland in September. Looking for a place on the 19th. (Sunday night) I'm wondering if there is parking near the Guesthous..
    Hello, Parking in front of our guesthouse and near by is for free, normally it is easy to find parking space.
    Answered on 17 June 2021
  • Hello, How far walk is it to shopping area bars , cafes, I am solo traveller thinking of booking early July . I
    Hello, we are right in center. Everything is pretty close, about 2-15 minutes by walk.
    Answered on 17 June 2021
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of Guesthouse Aurora
  • Towels
  • Linen
  • Shared kitchen
Living Area
  • Desk
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking Off-site
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules

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From 14:00 hours


07:00 - 11:00


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 of any age 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

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Discover JCB Diners Club Guesthouse Aurora 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

When booking 3 or more rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

FAQs about Guesthouse Aurora

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

    • Check-in at Guesthouse Aurora is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • Guests staying at Guesthouse Aurora can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • From the nearest airport, you can get to Guesthouse Aurora by:

      • Taxi 45min
      • Airport shuttle (public) 1h

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

    • Room options at Guesthouse Aurora include:

      • Single
      • Twin/Double
      • Triple
      • Family
      • Double

    • Guesthouse Aurora is 800 yards from the centre of Reykjavík.