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Northern Light Inn

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Breakfast included
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Airport Transportation
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3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a small hotel, it's modern, clean and friendly. We loved the staff, who multitasked as shuttle drivers, front desk clerks and aurora borealis guides. We were there at the end of August and just lucked out that the Northern lights made an appearance....More

Thank Lis Y
Response from Northern I, Manager at Northern Light InnResponded 5 days ago

Hi Lis Y, many thanks for your kind words and rating. We do hope to have the pleasure to seeing you again with us.

Reviewed 6 days ago

We really liked this hotel – partly due to the comfortable room and partly due to its willingness to go above and beyond to make your stay an enjoyable one. We had a standard room which was large, with two comfy armchairs. It had free...More

Thank P4lin
Response from Northern I, Manager at Northern Light InnResponded 5 days ago

Hi P4lin, many thanks for taking the time to write your review. Many thanks for your rating as well. We are happy to hear that you would like to return to us and we do hope to see you again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had one night stopover here, and was put up in twin bedded room. Beds were comfy. Menu (breakfast, lunch & dinner) was fine but perhaps more basic and more expensive than we would have expected. It’s about 20min walk (could be very cold) or a...More

Thank MikeSX
Response from Northern I, Manager at Northern Light InnResponded 1 week ago

Hi MikeSX, many thanks for your review. We are happy to hear that you liked our beds as well as your stay with us. We try our best to show our location with many pictures on our website. We do hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi, this hotel is clean and in standard quality. Breakfast is simple but good. If you want stay for dinner it is very expensive and it is better to go to fastfood restaurant outside the hotel. Also they have rules for children menu. We wanted...More

Thank M D
Response from Northern I, Manager at Northern Light InnResponded 1 week ago

Hi M D, Many thanks for your review. We are happy that you liked your stay with us and thank you for your kind rating. We do try to price us lower than the competition but Iceland is an expensive country. We do hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Northern Lights Inn is a small hotel, close to The Blue Lagoon. It was very accommodating for first night on an 11-night visit to Iceland. People who traveled on their own and arrived the night before the tour were accommodated by the Inn. Quiet, with...More

1  Thank ChrisRockville
Response from Northern I, Manager at Northern Light InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi ChrisRockville, many thanks for your kind words and rating.We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and do hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again, one day.

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=Northern Light Inn & Max’s Restaurant – 1 minute before the Blue Lagoon – is a unique place to stay and discover Iceland. The hotel is 20 minutes from Keflavik International Airport-KEF, 45 from Reykjavik, ...More 3 hours from London, and about 6 from New York. We offer an exclusive Airport Taxi service with the lowest prices. The Northern Light Inn Wellness Spa with Aurora Float & Fitness Center is open from 9 to 9. The Fitness Center is free for all guests while the Spa is complimentary with Deluxe Rooms and a modest fee for others. 24/7 complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and you can make-your-own Icelandic waffles every day in the living room. Max's restaurant serves ocean fresh fish, free range lamb, geo-thermal vegetables, home baked breads and cakes. Vegetarian options are always available. 42 geo-thermally heated rooms, free wifi, 24/7 honesty bar, a grand cozy fireplace, and family hospitality await you. Less
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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Shuttle Bus Service
Wheelchair Access
Room Service
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Certificate of Excellence
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US$ 204 - US$ 481 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Northern Light Hotel Grindavik
Northern Light Grindavik
Iceland > Reykjanes Peninsula > Grindavik
Traveller (656)
Room & Suite (289)
Dining (157)
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30 August 2018|
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Response from Jsilk65 | Reviewed this property |
It was a brief stay overnight stay on the way to the airport so I can’t really say , I’ve heard it’s a nice natural area but the hotel is very close to the geothermal plant, Nice hotel . We didn’t have chance to visit as... More
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25 January 2018|
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Response from izzyandmabel | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any such service while staying there. However as the other contributors suggest, contact hotel direct as staff are very pleasant and keen to help if at all possible.
6 October 2017|
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Response from BarbaraSkoda | Reviewed this property |
No problem, it is not far, easy to go by rent car. Nice trip!
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"We shared a family room for four adults and it was fine."
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