Stay in the heart of Reykjavík Excellent location – show map

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Located in the calm Thingholt neighborhood, this family-owned guest house is in Reykjavik is just 1,500 feet from the shopping Laugavegur Street. Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Center is 0.7 mi away. There is free WiFi, a communal kitchen and free laundry facilities.

The basic rooms at Guest house Aurora all have a sink. Some have a private bathroom, while others have access to shared bathroom facilities.

A daily continental breakfast is served. Staff at Aurora Guest house 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 harbor with whale watching tours is 0.9 mi away. Free public parking is possible nearby.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Guesthouse Aurora has been welcoming guests since Sept 25, 2013

Property Highlights

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

Breakfast Info


FREE parking!


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
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 Guesthouse Aurora

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
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 June 17, 2021
  • At what hour does breakfast get served?
    Breakfast is from 7 to 10.00
    Answered on July 14, 2021
  • Is there a kitchen we can use to cook meals? Thank you
    Hello, Yes, we have kitchen available for our guests.
    Answered on June 17, 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 June 17, 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 June 17, 2021
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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Amenities of Guesthouse Aurora
  • Towels
  • Linens
  • Shared kitchen
Living Area
  • Desk
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed).
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules Guesthouse Aurora takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


7:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's 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):

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

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

    • Guests staying at Guesthouse Aurora can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.9).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • Room options at Guesthouse Aurora include:

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

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

    • Guesthouse Aurora is 2,450 feet from the center of Reykjavík.

    • Check-in at Guesthouse Aurora is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.