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This family-run property is 1312 feet off Route 1 and 9.3 mi from Selfoss. It offers free Wi-Fi and a terrace. Homemade bread, jam and pastries are served for breakfast. Guest house Bitra B&B’s simple rooms have either private or shared bathroom facilities. They provide views of Mount Hekla or the surrounding countryside. Bitra Guest house is a 40-minute drive from Reykjavík. Thingvellir National Park and Geysir are 31 mi away. Northern Lights spotting is possible during winter.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.7 for a two-person trip.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

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Number of guests
3 twin beds
1 twin bed
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 queen bed
2 queen beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Penny
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The whole place was very clean! The breakfast was fantastic and the keepers were so friendly and helpful!
  • H
    Such a cozy guesthouse with great views on Northern lights
  • Carolyn
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Great family run B&B. Personable and good food. Highly recommend!

Host Info

Company review score: 9.6Based on 1,132 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company info

We are a friendly Icelandic family who were excited to take over the guesthouse in 2021. We cannot wait to welcome you, make you feel at home at our cosy Bitra and share our beautiful country, food and culture with you.

Property info

Bitra Guesthouse is a welcoming and affordable hotel in South Iceland, close to the country’s most popular sightseeing routes. Those seeking modern accommodation with easy access to incredible natural attractions will find its location convenient and amenities plentiful. There are 17 rooms at Bitra guesthouse, with single, double, triple, and four-person family varieties. They are bright, cheery, and some boast stunning views over Mount Hekla, a local volcano. The bathrooms are shared but spacious and well-maintained. The great big icelandic breakfast is free, the wi-fi is free and also a free parking.

Neighborhood info

Bitra Guesthouse has a fantastic position in the landscapes of South Iceland, only 15 minutes east of the town of Selfoss. You will be able to find grocery stores, gas stations, and a range of other travelers services here. Furthermore, this location places you between two incredible sightseeing routes, the Golden Circle and South Coast. The closest site of the former, Thingvellir National Park, takes only 45 minutes to reach. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Thingvellir is a magnificent place to learn about Iceland’s history and geology. It is easy to access the other iconic attractions of the Golden Circle - the Geysir Geothermal Area and Gullfoss waterfall - from the park.

Languages Spoken


Area info

Amenities of Guesthouse Bitra B&B
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Horseback riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Snack bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    Front Desk Services
    • Invoice provided
    • Private check-in/out
    • Baggage storage
    • Express check-in/out
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Cleaning Services
    • Daily housekeeping
    Business Facilities
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • Smoke alarms
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Smoke-free property
    • Hypoallergenic room available
    • Heating
    • Packed lunches
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Icelandic

    House rules

    Guesthouse Bitra B&B takes special requests – add in the next step!


    From 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM


    From 7:00 AM to 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.

    Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    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 upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There's no age requirement for check-in


    When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa Diners Club Cash is not accepted Guesthouse Bitra B&B accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed

    Quiet hours

    Guests need be quiet between 11:00 PM and 7:00 AM.


    Pets are not allowed.

    The fine print

    Although all rates are quoted in EUR, please note that charges will be made in ISK according to the exchange rate on the day that the charge is made.

    If you expect to arrive outside reception opening hours, please inform Guest house Bitra in advance.

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

    This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

    FAQs about Guesthouse Bitra B&B

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

    • Guesthouse Bitra B&B offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Fishing
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Horseback riding

    • Guesthouse Bitra B&B is 8.1 miles from the center of Selfoss. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Room options at Guesthouse Bitra B&B include:

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

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