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Offering a shared kitchen/lounge and mountain views, Skútustadir Guesthouse is set on a farm by the southern shore of Lake Mývatn. WiFi and parking are free.

At Guesthouse Skútustadir, guests can choose between rooms with private or shared bathrooms. Other facilities offered at the property include a laundry room.

Homemade bread and jam, as well as locally sourced smoked trout, are served for breakfast.

The geothermally heated Mývatn Nature Baths are 11.2 miles away. The surrounding area is popular for bird watching. Iceland’s premier whale watching location, Húsavík, is a 45-minute drive away.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Skútustadir Guesthouse has been welcoming guests since 30 Dec 2014.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Breakfast info

Continental, Buffet

Free private parking available on-site


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Room type
2 single beds
1 large double bed
2 single beds
1 large double bed
1 double bed
2 bunk beds
Bedroom 1::
2 single beds
Bedroom 2::
2 single beds
3 single beds
1 single bed
1 large double bed
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Dear hosts, We will stay at Skutustadir on October 26th. Breakfast I am not sure is included or not in your room price, or is it a separate cost? Man..
    Hello Mihai The breakfast is included in the price of the room. See you soon! Best regards Soffía Skútustaðir
    Answered on 26 November 2019
  • Is late check in available? We are planning to leave Reykjavik in the afternoon and be at the guesthouse by 23-24. Would that be a problem? I would l..
    Hello That´s no problem, just contact us and let us know that you will be arriving late and we will send you instructions so you can find your room ..
    Answered on 9 November 2021
  • Hi! Can guests use your laundry room?
    Hello We take care of the laundry for our guests and we charge 750kr for one washer and 750kr for one dryer Best regards Soffía Skútustaðir
    Answered on 22 August 2022
  • Hi, as a guest do we have access to the kitchen if we want to cook or heat food.
    Hello Yes all our guests have access to a fully equipped shared kitchen
    Answered on 27 June 2021
  • Hi! I booked a “family room with private bathroom”. How many rooms are in this house? Thank you.
    Hello In the family room there is a double bed and bunk beds, so there is space for 4 people in the familyroom Best regards Soffía Skútustaðir
    Answered on 19 September 2022
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of Skútustadir Guesthouse
  • Towels
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Mountain view
  • View
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Desk
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Baby safety gates
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • Danish
  • English
  • Icelandic

House rules

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


14:00 - 22:00


08:00 - 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.

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 - 1 year
Extra bed upon request
€ 35 per child, per night
Cot upon request
€ 35 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 35 per person, 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.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Maestro Mastercard Visa Skútustadir Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

FAQs about Skútustadir Guesthouse

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

  • Guests staying at Skútustadir Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Buffet

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

    • Skútustadir Guesthouse is 2.3 miles from the centre of Myvatn.

    • Yes, Skútustadir Guesthouse is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Room options at Skútustadir Guesthouse include:

      • Twin
      • Family
      • Bungalow
      • Single
      • Triple

    • Check-in at Skútustadir Guesthouse is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.