Sunset by the seaA walk by the sea , with beautiful panorama view.
Peaceful & cosy by the sea.
2 tetamu
1 bilik tidur
2 katil
1 bilik mandi berkongsi
2 tetamu
1 bilik tidur
2 katil
1 bilik mandi berkongsi
Anda belum dikenakan caj lagi

A great base to explore the south-west of Iceland, with its beautiful places. The accommodation is 2 min. walk from the seaside, black beach. Great to go hiking in the Esja mountain or take a stroll along the seashore, enjoying the birds -the waves -and the freshness in the air. A good 16m out door swimming pool + a hot tub is near the shore.
You can make this your home for a while, and be comfortable.
Last but not least: A good place to watch the amazing Northern Lights from October to March.

Ruang

Dear traveler.
We offer 1 room, about 10m2 or 107ft2 in size, with two single beds. Access to bathroom with a shower. A microwave, coffee maker, electric kettle and fridge is available for you. The coffee and the tea are already there. Here you can enjoy pure nature, fresh air and the ocean waves, with only a 2 min. walk to a black beach, where you can go bird watching.
Quiet suburb, called Kjalarnes, in Reykjavík capital area. This is an excellent place to stay when you visit the south-west of Iceland for a longer or a shorter period. Only 2 min. drive up to road no. 1, which is the main road around Iceland.

The accommodation has been approved and licensed by the authorities.

The Area:
Is called Grundarhverfi , in Kjalarnes district . The village, which is a suburb of Reykjavík since 1998, has about 700 inhabitants.
The village is located between the shore and the west slopes of the Esja mountain (914 meters high)
A beautiful view on Reykjavík-city is over the ocean.
The city-center is ca. 30 min. drive away. It takes about 50 minutes by bus. ( on the bus website : straeto . is )
With a stop in Mosfellsbær ( bus stop: Háholt ) the nearest town 15 min. away, with its many interesting places, and services.
Bus transportation to both north and west Iceland is 7.min on foot distance from house. One bus fare for adults is 440,- Icelandic krónur. The main road ; the ring road nr.1, around Iceland, lies about 600 meters away.
A petrol station is here, where you can also shop for necessities. Cheaper stores are the Bónus or Krónan stores. Both are in the next town ; Mosfellsbær, as in many other towns in Iceland.

Things of interest:
The Icelandic Sagas are famous. The "Kjalnesingasaga", written in the thirteenth century, takes place here in this neighbourhood .This Saga is the youngest of the Iceland-Sagas. Esja, the half troll and her son Búi are the main characters in the story. It is about a battle between heathendom and Christianity, and peoples relationships.( related info. sign is by the beach )
This is a great location for you to explore south -west Iceland by car.You need not travel far to see and visit interesting places. The Icelandic nature has a lot to offer all year round. Historic areas, fjords, valleys and the magnificent waterfalls. Icelands highest waterfall ,Glymur, lies deep in Hvalfjörður fjord, about 30 min. drive north from here.
A drive to Þingvellir, our magnificent national park, the old parliament area ,takes just about 40 min. The Atlantic ocean ridge is very visible there. A sight to see !
The great waterfall Gullfoss and the famous Geysir and Strokkur, both hot springs, in Haukadalur valley are about an hour and a half away. A great store, Álafoss , in Mosfellsbær- town ,has a wide range of the colorful Icelandic woolen products and other handmade objects. One of our oldest wool factories.
A Glass-Gallery and sale, and a hand-workshop are here in the Grundarhverfi village. Brautarholts golfvöllur; a beautifully situated golf course, only 5 min. drive. A culture-home of the Nobel price winner Halldór Laxness, 15 min. drive.
You can find a horse rental in Mosfellsbær valley.( on the way to Þingvellir )
The mountains around Mosfellsbær town have popular hiking paths. They are marked with orange poles.For instance from the top of Úlfarsfell-mountain, is a wonderful panorama .
The mountain Esja, is also very popular for hiking and is just under 10 minutes drive away. Free parking spot and a café and is supported by bus You can find here in the district many other hiking areas. both easy and those more challenging. They are all within a short driving distance.
Last but not least: Here you can relax and enjoy warm geothermal heated outdoor swimming pool (16 m) with great hot pots.
So, I wish you a happy and refreshing holiday and welcome to Kjalarnes district. A nice place by the sea.

Akses tetamu

Access to bathroom and garage, where washing machine -dryer -iron+ironing board and a drying rack are placed.
In the summer, we have chairs and a table outside, ready for you.

Interaksi dengan tetamu

If I am at home, it's no problem to assist you with advice.
If I'm not at home you can always write me a note or a message on Airbnb.

Perkara lain untuk Diketahui

The water in the Icelandic taps is 100% pure and drinkable. You get many articles on how pure the water is if you search for Icelandic water on the internet.


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Tidak sesuai untuk haiwan kesayangan
Parti atau majlis tidak dibenarkan
Tidak selamat atau sesuai untuk bayi (Bawah 2 tahun)
Masa daftar masuk ialah bila-bila masa selepas 15:00.
Daftar keluar sebelum 12:00

Welcome, dear guests.

Please mind the following house rules:

No smoking inside the house.
Peace and quiet must be at 24:00 in the evening.
When you are out , please do not leave the windows open.( This is for safety, due to occasionally stormy weather .
If you are out and weather is fair please open the window ;using the first opening.
Leaving the heating on 2-3 is sufficient in the summer. Never leave the heating on less than 1.
Please open the window a bit for better ventilation and avoid damp on the window. If your clothes are wet then it is best to dry them in the garage,not in the room.
Bathroom: keep the ventilation on, while- and after you take a shower,until the damp is gone.
Departing time is before 12:00 o'clock. You need not clean, but please leave the room tidy.
You can leave the trash in the bin outside. We sort for recycling: paper, clean plastic, glass jars/bottles, plastic ones, and aluminum cans + batteries. Thank you.

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Profil Pengguna Sam
Oktober 2017
Quiet, off the beaten path. Leave an hour for bus travel to or from the city. Close quarters for 2 people. Bring bottled water for tea/coffee/porridge .
Profil Pengguna Guðlaug HrönnGuðlaug Hrönn ialah superhost
Maklum balas daripada Guðlaug Hrönn:
Dear Sam, Thank you for your review. I need to clarify one thing, perhaps it's my mistake that I didn't tell you, but the water in the tabs in Iceland is 100% pure mountain water, even better than bottled water.
Oktober 2017

Profil Pengguna Roxanne
September 2017
We loved staying in this peaceful room! It had everything we needed and we couldn't have been made to feel more comfortable and welcome! A great host with great hospitality (and the sweetest cats!)
Profil Pengguna Guðlaug HrönnGuðlaug Hrönn ialah superhost
Maklum balas daripada Guðlaug Hrönn:
Thank you very much for your kind (URL HIDDEN) was a pleasure hosting you. You are very welcome back.
September 2017

Profil Pengguna Callie
September 2017
This was one of the best airbnb experiences I've ever had. Guðlaug was an amazing host, very carrying and helpful. My mother hurt her foot before arriving and Guðlaug went out of her way to make sure she had ointments to relieve the pain and swelling. This location was close to a lot of popular spots, but far enough away from Reykjavik to not be touristy. It was clean and tidy and she had a few snacks in the room to tide us over. The two cats were sweet and my mom and I fell in love with them. Seriously, if you want a great airbnb experience in Iceland, stay here!
Profil Pengguna Guðlaug HrönnGuðlaug Hrönn ialah superhost
Maklum balas daripada Guðlaug Hrönn:
Thank you for choosing my accommodation. Also for a pleasant and super kind presence, that I value very much. Love and sunshine to you both.Guðlaug.
September 2017

Profil Pengguna Corey
September 2017
Of the eight Airbnbs I stayed in during my travels to Sweden and Iceland, this was my favorite place. I did not actually meet the host since our schedules did not align, nonetheless, she provided perfectly for me as a guest. She has included a lot of thoughtful details to assure that her guests have a comfortable stay. I had almost exclusive use of a private and well equipped bathroom. The bed was very comfortable, and I appreciated the little snacks and quick meal items that she provided in the room. It was a great base location to make day trips to sites to both the north and east. Even though it might be a bit on the expensive side for the accommodations, I still felt that it was a great investment and would gladly stay here again. Highly recommended!
Profil Pengguna Guðlaug HrönnGuðlaug Hrönn ialah superhost
Maklum balas daripada Guðlaug Hrönn:
It was a pleasure hosting you, and thank you very much for these kind words. You are welcome back anytime.
September 2017

Profil Pengguna Sara
Julai 2017
This is a great find for someone who wants to enjoy the beauty of southwest and western Iceland. I was able to do a commendable amount of traveling with this house as my home base. The accommodations were clean and tidy. The host is a friendly woman with wonderful suggestions for destinations and activities. She stocked coffee/tea with the necessary tools to make them in your room, as well as a few snack goods. There is a fridge and microwave in the room as well. I highly recommend this room.
Profil Pengguna Guðlaug HrönnGuðlaug Hrönn ialah superhost
Maklum balas daripada Guðlaug Hrönn:
Thank you for your stay, and for your good wishes. It was a pleasure hosting you .Hope you get the chance to visit the country again. You are very welcome here.
Julai 2017

Profil Pengguna Claudia
Julai 2017
We loved our stay with Gudlaug. She is very friendly and helpfull. The area is nice and quiet. The room is small but really has everthing you might need. Can certainly recommend it!
Profil Pengguna Guðlaug HrönnGuðlaug Hrönn ialah superhost
Maklum balas daripada Guðlaug Hrönn:
Thank you for your kindness and the gifts. Hope you two had a good experience off Iceland. You are welcome back anytime :-)
Julai 2017

Profil Pengguna Liz
Jun 2017
Great location for exploring West Iceland and Reykjavic. Amazing and friendly host.

Reykjavik, IcelandTelah sertai dalam tahun Mei 2013
Profil Pengguna Guðlaug HrönnGuðlaug Hrönn ialah superhost
The Host I work in the health care sector( as a practical nurse ) and have done so for over 35 years. I am a reflexology therapist and also use aromatherapy oils for health benefits. I am a environmentalist, and I sort for recycling. I love nature-music-singing-hiking-breathi…
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