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Situated in Reykjavik’s old city centre, this family-run property is across the street from Hallgrim’s Church. It offers a communal kitchen, as well as modern and fresh rooms with wooden furnishings. The simply decorated rooms at Guesthouse Sunna feature either private or shared bathroom facilities. All have free Wi-Fi, while some have a TV, a fridge, or a tea/coffee maker. All rooms have access to a communal kitchen. Wine, beer and soft drinks are available for purchase at Sunna Guesthouse. It also provides a daily buffet breakfast, laundry room and free private parking. The front desk can assist with ticket and tour services. The National Einar Jónsson Gallery is across the street, while an outdoor thermal pool is 5 minutes’ walk away. The harbour, where whale watching tours depart, is a 15-minute walk from the guest house.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Guesthouse Sunna has been welcoming guests since 27 Feb 2012.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Reykjavík, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free

Free private parking available on-site

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Room type
2 single beds
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 1:
3 single beds
Bedroom 2:
1 double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
2 single beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Mihai
    I loved the mirrors on the hallway walls, they made it look very spacious and bright, especially in combination withe the glass wall separating the kitchen on the 2nd floor. The location is very close to downtown Reykjavik and the BSI station, and...
  • Allan
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Pretty good hotel really - certainly clean with friendly and helpful staff. Located next to the cathedral so easy to find. Comfortable room. Good value.
  • Minerva
    The location can not be beaten, overlooking Reykjavik cathedral from the window of my room. The best was that in spite of being so centrally located, the room was quiet and comfortable. I appreciated a lot the well and fully equipped kitchens...
  • Ariel55
    The location is perfect! My friend and I actually stayed at this guest house for total of 4 nights: 2 nights in the room with a private bathroom at the beginning of the trip and 2 nights at the end of the trip in the room with a shared bathroom....
  • Mathew
    warmth + fresh air; bathroom; kitchenettes; location
  • Laura
    Amazing location and very clean. Totally recommend to explore the city!
  • Christine
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Excellent location. Very Clean. Good that it had small kitchen areas. Luggage storage was very useful.
  • Finola
    Location is excellent. Room extremely clean and very cosy. Bed made every day and fresh towels provided. Would definitely stay here again
  • Gisela
    The location is great. The house is clean, staff is friendly.
  • Stephen
    Very friendly and helpful staff gave us lots of very useful information. Great location really close to Hallgrimskirkja, and the centre of Reykjavik. Well equipped kitchen which we used to save on costs as eating out all the time can be ultra...

Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, I am interested in the 2 bedroom apartment. It mentioned that there is no parking available. Is there free parking in your property? Thanks

    We have free parking in the back yard. Unfortunately we do not reserve. If full the front desk will give you directions. There's public free street pa..
    Answered on 15 March 2022
  • hi, Can I check in early for free? my flight arrives early. thank you!

    Our check in starts 3PM. Contact us for more information.
    Answered on 28 June 2021
  • Hi, other question is do you have vegetarian options, what food, for breakfast included?

    We have; soy milk, müsli, cereal, bread, crisp bread, fruit, juice. But the moment (Jan-22) breakfast is limited due to strict regulations and served ..
    Answered on 19 January 2022
  • How many guests rooms share one bathroom? Are the shared bathroom rooms on the top floor?

    3 to 4 rooms share a bathroom. Bathrooms are located on each floor.
    Answered on 4 August 2021
  • Hi, my flight arrives at 00:10, I should arrive at the hotel after 1am, is that ok? Thanks

    No problem. It's a late arrival so you need to book the room from the evening before. That said we can check you in remotely anytime at night, we will..
    Answered on 20 October 2021
  • Can I park there?

    We have our own parking lots at the guesthouse which you are welcome to use, free of charge. In case they are occupied, there is often free and safe p..
    Answered on 30 May 2023
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Facilities of Guesthouse Sunna
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Laundry
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Linen
  • City 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 possible).
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Luggage storage
    • Tour desk
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • Designated smoking area
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
    Languages spoken
    • Danish
    • German
    • English
    • French
    • Icelandic
    • Polish

    House rules

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


    From 15:00 to 00:00

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


    Until 11:30



    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.

    Children 18 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    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
    3 - 12 years
    Extra bed upon request
    € 12 per child, per night

    Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

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

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    Age restriction

    The minimum age for check-in is 18


    When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

    Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Guesthouse Sunna accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


    Smoking is not allowed.


    Parties/events are not allowed


    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 after 22:00, please inform Guesthouse Sunna in advance.

    Please note that the property reserves the right to charge guests' credit cards during check-out if there has been any damages to the room.

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

    This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    Please inform Guesthouse Sunna in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

    FAQs about Guesthouse Sunna

    • Guesthouse Sunna is 800 yards from the centre of Reykjavík. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

      • Room options at Guesthouse Sunna include:

        • Single
        • Twin
        • Apartment
        • Suite
        • Double

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

      • Check-in at Guesthouse Sunna is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:30.

      • Guests staying at Guesthouse Sunna can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.5).

        Breakfast option(s) include:

        • Continental
        • Vegetarian
        • Vegan
        • Gluten-free