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!

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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 Guesthouse Aurora

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
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What's nearby
  • Hallgrímskirkja Church
    0.1 miles
  • Hljomskalagardurinn
    0.3 miles
  • The Offices of the Cabinet of Iceland
    0.4 miles
  • The Parliament House
    0.4 miles
  • Reykjavík City Hall
    0.4 miles
  • Solfar Sun Voyager
    0.5 miles
  • National Museum of Iceland
    0.5 miles
  • Laugavegur Shopping Street
    0.6 miles
  • University of Iceland
    0.6 miles
  • Reykjavik Art Museum: Kjarvalsstadir
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Eldsmiðjan
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Café Loki
    0.1 miles
Top attractions
  • Reykjavik Old Harbour
    0.7 miles
  • Vesturbaejarlaug Swimming Pool
    0.9 miles
  • The Pearl
    1 miles
  • Kringlan Shopping Mall
    1.4 miles
  • Laugardalslaug Swimming Pool
    1.6 miles
  • Laugardalsholl Stadium
    1.6 miles
  • Imagine Peace Tower
    2.6 miles
  • Smáralind Shopping Center
    3.2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Reykjavík Domestic Airport
    0.9 miles
  • Reykjavík Keflavík Airport
    23.2 miles
How to get to Guesthouse Aurora from Reykjavík Keflavík Airport
    Public shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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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
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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

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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

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

  • 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, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Room options at Guesthouse Aurora include:

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

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

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

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