Guesthouses in Grindavik

Guesthouses in Grindavik

Stay in a guesthouse in Grindavik and see geothermal attractions of the region like Blue Lagoon and Gunnuhver. Book your accommodation today.

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Why stay in a guesthouse in Grindavik?

A visit to a Grindavik guesthouse offers a serene retreat nestled within Iceland's picturesque fishing village. Staying in a guesthouse provides a cozy haven for travelers seeking relaxation and adventure. Discover the rich maritime heritage at the Grindavik Maritime Center, unwind in the world-renowned Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, and explore the breathtaking Reykjanes Peninsula. After a day of exploration, indulge in delicious Icelandic cuisine at local restaurants and cafés before returning to the warmth and comfort of your charming guesthouse, where genuine hospitality and Icelandic charm await.

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What is the best guesthouse in Grindavik?

One of the best options for your stay in Grindavik is the Mar Guesthouse, which has been rated 4.2 out of 5 stars by over 140 guests. You can choose from rooms with either a privet or shared bathroom and you'll have access to shared amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, and laundry room.
It's located just 3.8 miles (6.1 kilometers) from the Grindavik golf course, which runs along the beautiful coastline and into a lava field.

What can I do around Grindavik?

Grindavik is surrounded by many natural wonders, so it's a great starting point for exploring what Iceland has to offer. It's located on the Reykjanes Peninsula, where you can find vast lava fields and beautiful mountains.
Close by Grindavik, you will find the volcano that erupted in July of 2023 Litli-Hrutur, near the Fagradalsfjall volcano that erupted in 2021 and 2022. There you can hike to the volcano and see the aftermath of the eruption, like with this guided volcano hiking tour. You can also witness it from above with this helicopter tour of the Litli-Hrutur eruption.
Other must-see spots in the area include the beautiful Krysuvik Geothermal Area and the Gunnuhver hot spring, a location tied to Icelandic folklore.
If you're looking for a more unique way to experience the area, you can also choose from a variety of tours of Reykjanes Peninsula; however, most of them start off in Reykjavik.

Is it easy to travel on your own from Grindavik to Blue Lagoon?

The easiest way to get from your guesthouse in Grindavik to the Blue Lagoon spa is to rent a car. Access by suburban bus is not possible, so if you cannot drive your vehicle, you can use a taxi or go for a nearly 4.3 mile walk (7 kilometers), lasting about 1 h 30 minutes one way. We recommend booking your ticket to the Blue Lagoon Spa a good time in advance as it is a very popular destination!

How far is it from Grindavik to Reykjavik and Keflavik International Airport?

Grindavik is located about 15 miles (25 kilometers) from the airport. Getting there should take you around 15-20 minutes. The travel time from Grindavik to Reykjavik is less than an hour. You can reach the capital in two ways: taking the two-lane road number 41 or first going on road number 427 and then turning on road number 42. It is a bit longer, partly gravel, but a more beautiful route running along the coastline and past Lake Kleifarvatn.

Are there any interesting museums in Grindavik?

In the center of Grindavik, you will find the ruins of the former Viking temple. Nearby there is also the Saltfish Museum showing the old life of the inhabitants of the settlement. The history of cod fishing in Iceland is fascinating, and both exhibitions in Grindavik are extremely rich in materials and have a lot of exciting exhibits.

Is there a restaurant in Grindavik where I can eat fresh fish?

In Grindavik, although the village is small, there are eight restaurants and cafes. If you care about the atmosphere of the port town, we suggest you go near the harbor, where you will get fresh fish. However, you might as well eat in the center of Grindavik, near the football stadium.

What facilities do guesthouses in Grindavik offer?

Many guesthouses have a well-equipped, shared kitchen where, apart from dishes and a set of cutlery, you'll find pots, a stove, a dishwasher, a fridge, and a coffee maker. Besides, in several places, there is a washing machine and a clothes dryer, as well as a flat-screen TV. Also, in the rooms, you will receive a set of towels, free toiletries, and bed linen.

Are WiFi and parking free at guesthouses in Grindavik?

WiFi is free in all guesthouses in Grindavik, as well as parking. It all depends on the space near the guesthouse, but most of the time, you will park your car right to the property or in a designated public place near the accommodation.
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