Not far from exciting attractions on the Golden Circle route lies Guesthouse Elin, designed to feel like a home away from home. The guesthouse is unique in that it boasts both solitude and accessibility in a magical location for experiencing the northern lights. Guests who choose Elin are rewarded with everything they need to relax in peaceful surroundings.
Location & Nearby
Guesthouse Elin is an idyllic option for your holiday in southwest Iceland. It could be the perfect choice for those following the Golden Circle route but are also looking to stay in a remote location. The property's position is suitable for day trips to top attractions, including the Secret Lagoon, Kerid Crater, and Geysir. The closest supermarket is in Hella, a 14-mile (23-kilometer) drive southwest. If you prefer not to cook, there are a few good dining options to choose in Hella as well. There are several beautiful waterfalls to see in the area. Arbaejarfoss waterfall is only 14.5 miles (23.5 kilometers) from the property (check it out on your way to Hella). While you're in Hella, be sure to visit the caves of Hella. Take a tour for interesting historical insights into the origins of these man-made caves. Other worthy cascading waters include Urridafoss waterfall, a bit of a hidden gem 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Guesthouse Elin. Alternatively, head northeast to Hjalparfoss waterfall, just 40 miles (65 kilometers) away. The more famous Gullfoss waterfall is a bit further but still accessible at 58 miles (93 kilometers) from Elin. The Secret Lagoon thermal baths and Hrunalaug Hot Spring are both a little over 37 miles (60 kilometers) from the property. Geysir and Kerid Crater are located 54 miles (87 kilometers) and 38 miles (61 kilometers) away, respectively.
Facilities & Amenities
Guesthouse Elin has two modern, stand-alone one-bedroom wooden cottages that sit side-by-side one another. There is also a three-bedroom guesthouse. Compact and super cozy, you can expect a very comfortable stay at this highly-rated accommodation. Ideal for two people, or a family with one or two children, each self-contained cottage has a bedroom, combined kitchen/living room, and a bathroom. There is a double bed in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the living area. The kitchenette contains all the necessities for preparing a meal, including a stove, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, kettle, and refrigerator. Alternatively, stay in one of three double/twin rooms with a shared bathroom in the guesthouse. The well-equipped communal kitchen and dining area has everything you need for meal preparation. Perhaps the best feature of the guesthouse is the shared outdoor hot tub - relax and unwind in the warm water after a day of traveling and exploring!
Why Choose Guesthouse Elin?
Guesthouse Elin offers a relaxing getaway in a picturesque countryside setting. The cute cottages are the perfect self-contained option for travelers who appreciate a quiet location. The three-bedroom guest house is ideal for a group booking, a large family, or solo travelers, friends, and couples aiming for a more budget-friendly option. Guesthouse Elin boasts outstanding ratings in all areas, from comfort and cleanliness to facilities and value for money. Check ahead for the the latest prices and availability and secure your booking today!