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Overlooking Lake Mývatn, this camping site offers cottages with wooden floors, a private bathroom and a terrace. Krossdalur Golf Course is 550 yards away, and Reykjahlíd village is 0.6 miles from the cottages.

A seating area, flat-screen TV and kitchenette are featured in some units at Hlíd Cottages.

Bicycles can be rented on site. Staff at Hlíd Cottages can help arrange Icelandic horse riding trips.

Basic groceries are sold at the small on-site grocery store. Breakfast is served each morning in the camp site’s breakfast room. A small guest kitchen is also available.

The geothermally heated Mývatn Nature Baths are 1.7 miles from the cottages.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.0 for a two-person trip.

Hlíd Cottages has been welcoming guests since 21 Mar 2013.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free parking available on-site

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Max adults: 4
Two-Bedroom Cottage
  • Bedroom 1: 2 single beds
  • Bedroom 2: 1 double bed
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About Hlíd Cottages

Welcoming guests since 21 Mar 2013

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  • Hi , may I know any of the below attractions nearby your place? Dettifoss, Krafla Power Plant and Viti Volcano Crater, Leirhnjukur, Namaskaro Geothermal area (aka Hverir), Skutustadir Pseudo Craters, Hofdi Peninsula.

    Hi I don't know exactly what you are asking for but you can get all information about Mývatn area at Lilja

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    Answered on 22 January 2022
Hlíð Ferðaþjónusta

Managed by Hlíð Ferðaþjónusta

Company review score: 8.4 Based on 2,316 reviews from 7 properties

7 managed properties

Company information

Hlíð Ferðaþjónusta is a complex of accomodations on the northern shore of lake Mývatn, right beneath the airport. We are situated about one kilometer away from the lakeside, in the middle of a 300 years old lava field and with a fantastic view over the lake. We offer: 🚍campground. The electricity is accessible and warm showers are free of charge for guests. 🛏 sleeping bag accommodation or Family Rooms with bedlinen included in our Hostel, 🥞 Bed&Breakfast option, 🏠 fully equipped summerhouses with a wonderful view over the lava field. You can rent bikes for either one day or ½ a day. Maps with hiking and bike routes are available from our service center. A wonderfully scenic 37 km long country road runs around the lake, ideal for biking. You can book a riding tour on an Icelandic horse with us and we will take you through the stunning surroundings of lake Mývatn, ranging from one and up to several hours.

Property information

Álfahlíð and Dvergahlíð Two houses, 50 m2 with a 22 m2 sleeping loft each . Two bedrooms are on the main floor, one with two beds (80cm wide) and the other with a double bed (120 cm wide) mattresses are provided in the sleeping loft. Four duvets and pillows are provided, bed linen is available for rent. The houses are provided with a living room, dining and kitchen facilities (stove and refrigerator) for six persons, shower and WC. The cottages are excellent year round houses, well insulated and heated with geothermal water. The cottages are the perfect option for the family holiday.

Languages spoken

English, Icelandic, Polish

Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Myvatn Nature Baths
    2.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/bar Gamli bærinn
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Vogafjós
    1.9 miles
Closest airports
  • Húsavík Airport
    25.5 miles
  • Akureyri Airport
    32.9 miles
How to get to Hlíd Cottages from Húsavík Airport
    Free parking is available.
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Facilities of Hlíd Cottages
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Seating Area
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Private entrance
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Common areas
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Wellness facilities
  • Hot spring bath Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Horse riding Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
Building characteristics
  • Private apartment in building
  • Detached
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Cleaning services
  • Laundry Additional charge
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • 24-hour security
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic
  • Polish
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House rules
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17:00 - 20:00

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08:00 - 12:00


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.

Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

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Cot and extra bed policies

No cots or extra beds are available.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

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Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests must be quiet between 23:00 and 06:00.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

If you expect to arrive outside check-in hours, please inform Hlíd Cottages in advance.

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

FAQs about Hlíd Cottages

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a balcony. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Hlíd Cottages on this page.

  • Check-in at Hlíd Cottages is from 17:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

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

  • Hlíd Cottages has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Yes, Hlíd Cottages is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Hlíd Cottages on this page.

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

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Hlíd Cottages is 4.3 miles from the centre of Myvatn.

  • Hlíd Cottages can accommodate the following group size:

    • 4 guests

    For more detailed information, please check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hlíd Cottages by:

    • Car 1h 10min
    • Bus 1h 20min

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Hlíd Cottages (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Hlíd Cottages offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Walking tours
    • Hot spring bath
    • Horse riding
    • Tour or class about local culture