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Set in Reykjavík and within 2.4 km of Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach, Nordurey Guesthouse features a garden, non-smoking rooms, and free WiFi. The property is close to several well-known attractions, 600 metres from Reykjavik Art Museum: Kjarvalsstadir, less than 1 km from Laugavegur Shopping Street and 1.8 km from Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre. The guest house has family rooms. Complete with a shared bathroom, the units at the guest house come with a flat-screen TV, and selected rooms will provide you with a seating area. At Nordurey Guesthouse all rooms come with bed linen and towels. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Hallgrímskirkja Church, Solfar Sun Voyager and The Pearl. The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic Airport, 1 km from Nordurey Guesthouse.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

Nordurey Guesthouse has been welcoming guests since 29 Jan 2016.

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Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Reykjavík, this property has an excellent location score of 8.8

FREE parking!

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Room type
1 double bed
2 single beds
1 double bed
1 sofa bed
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Guest reviews


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  • Stephanie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    The place was clean and tidy. We stayed here the first and last night of our 8 day tour of Iceland. The communal area is nice. Nicer inside than how it looks from the outside.
  • Aida
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    I liked how close the guesthouse was to everything, such as the church and also the sea, so you have nice views when going to it. The guesthouse itself was really nice too, and I had a great and comfortable stay. You have a communal kitchen that...
  • R
    Free coffee was a bonus. Easy to find. Easy access. Clean.
  • Aigor
    Nice and small room. Good for sleep in the soft bed. Shower with hot water. Drinkable tap water. Good kitchen to cook and store own food in the fridge.
  • Amy
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Easy straightforward checkin, clean and comfy bed and great kitchen.
  • Jamie
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Good location, 5 minutes walk to Hallgrimskirkja. Well equipped kitchen area, easy check in and comfy bed
  • Lindsey
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Great location, coffee machine a plus. Big, warm room. The kitchen layout of three tables works well for a guesthouse as I think there are around 9 rooms there. There are enough bathrooms to go around (3 I think)
  • Mariia
    the guesthouse is very well organised there are the showers and wc on every floor there is a wach machine in the basement (no dryer) the kitchen is extremely nice, all is there: coffee machine, baking oven, microwave, the big variety of cooking...
  • Andreas
    Nice House, good area. Cool Apple-TV, easy check-in, big room, free coffee!
  • Stefano
    very good position very close to Reykjavík center. You can reach the center in 10 minutes walking. Room and bathroom clean with a small kitchen good for breakfast or fast cooking.

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  • how far away is the airport please and will you be open end of august ?

    Hi, The airport is about 50 km away from KEF and yes, we are open :)
    Answered on 17 July 2020
  • Hi is this a shared bathroom

    Dear sir, yes we have shared kitchen.
    Answered on 25 May 2022
  • Hi, we arrive in Reykjavik early in the morning around 7am on August 4th. When is the earliest check in? Thank you

    Dear, The check in starts from 15:00pm, if you arrive early in the morning and would like an early check in then we suggest to book also the previous night.
    Answered on 23 July 2022
  • on the images it looks like there is a kitchen in the house but this isnt listed on the facilities? can you please advise if we can use the kitchen

    Dear sir/madam we are kindly informing you that there is shared kitchen in the property.
    Answered on 25 May 2022
  • Do you have ensuite bathrooms? We are two families planning to travel in July and woild rewquire 2 bathrooms.

    Dear sir/madam we have shared bathroom at the property.
    Answered on 25 May 2022
  • Hi, for a person taking a late night flight(arriving after 1am), what is the recommendation in terms of arriving at this guesthouse? Thanks!

    Please note that the check-in starts at 15:00. You will receive all the checking details 2 days before arrival, so you will be able to check in yourse..
    Answered on 7 April 2023
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Property information

A brand new, very nice, self service hotel in a residential area.

Neighbourhood information

Residential area, close to Laugardalslauginn, Borgartún, Grand Hotel, Laugardalur etc. 10-15 walk to the city center.

Languages spoken


Property surroundings *

Facilities of Nordurey Guesthouse

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Laundry
  • Heating
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Shared toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • View
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Laundry
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Key access
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Soundproofing
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules

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From 15:00


Until 11:00



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 3 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

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Nordurey Guesthouse 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

Nordurey Guesthouse is a self-service guesthouse. After booking, you will receive check-in instructions from Nordurey Guesthouse via email.

If booking more than 5 rooms, special policies apply.

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

FAQs about Nordurey Guesthouse

  • Nordurey Guesthouse is 0.8 miles from the centre of Reykjavík. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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

  • Room options at Nordurey Guesthouse include:

    • Double
    • Twin/Double
    • Family

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