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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.

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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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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
Twin Room with Shared Bathroom
  • 2 single beds
  • 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 2
Twin Room with Private Bathroom
  • 1 large double bed
  • 2 single beds
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Max adults: 4
Family Room with Private Bathroom
  • 1 double bed and
  • 2 bunk beds
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Max adults: 4
Two-Bedroom Cottage
  • Bedroom 1: 2 single beds
  • Bedroom 2: 2 single beds
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Max adults: 1
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Max adults: 3
Triple Room with Shared Bathroom
  • 3 single beds
  • 1 single bed and
  • 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.

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  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speak English

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About Skútustadir Guesthouse

Welcoming guests since 30 Dec 2014

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  • 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

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    Answered on 27 June 2021
  • 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 like to know that before booking.

    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 Best regards

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    Answered on 9 November 2021
  • 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? Many thanks, looking forward to visit you soon! Mihai

    Hello Mihai The breakfast is included in the price of the room. See you soon! Best regards Soffía Skútustaðir

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    Answered on 26 November 2019
  • Are there experiences offered to guests with the farm animals?

    Hello I'm sorry but during these times of Covid we are not inviting people to come visit the farm Best regards Soffía Skútustaðir

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    Answered on 19 November 2021
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
What's nearby
  • Myvatn Nature Baths
    7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Sel-Hotel Mývatn
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/bar Vogafjós café
    7.5 miles
Natural beauty
  • Lake Mývatn
    0 miles
  • Mountain Hverfjall
    6.2 miles
Closest airports
  • Húsavík Airport
    29 miles
  • Akureyri Airport
    30.2 miles
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Facilities of Skútustadir Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 8.9
  • Towels
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Mountain 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).
  • 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
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House rules
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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.

Children aged 2 years and above are considered 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 - 1 year
Cot upon request
Extra bed upon request
€ 35 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 35 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

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.

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

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

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

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Free parking

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

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

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

    • Room options at Skútustadir Guesthouse include:

      • Twin
      • Family
      • Bungalow
      • Single
      • Triple