Route 1 Guesthouse
Just a few miles south of central Reykjavik, Route 1 Guesthouse is perfect for travelers who want a place to stay that’s outside of the busy city center. Guests can enjoy easy access to the country’s capital and good road links to some of the best attractions in the area. Rooms are spacious and comfortable, and breakfast is included in the price of a stay.
Location & Nearby
Route 1 Guesthouse is ideally located for travelers just arriving in Iceland; Keflavik International Airport is only 25 miles (40 kilometers) away. The world-famous Blue Lagoon is also close by, meaning you can start your trip with a visit to one of the most popular attractions in the country.
Despite its name, Route 1 Guesthouse is actually located about 7 miles (12 kilometers) from the Ring Road. Instead, it’s situated in Hafnafjordur, the third-most populous city in the whole of Iceland. It’s situated within the Greater Reykjavik Area, around 6 miles (10 kilometers) south of the capital city itself. It’s easy to reach central Reykjavik by car or by public transport — it’s just a 10-minute walk to the bus stop that will take you into the city.
Thanks to its central location in Hafnajordur, Route 1 Guesthouse is within easy walking distance of excellent local amenities. Restaurants, bars, cafés, and supermarkets are all just a few minutes away on foot. Guests can also walk to the Hellisgerdi park in 20 minutes, where you’ll find the Elf Garden. This popular attraction allows visitors to learn more about the fascinating folk history of the city.
Other nearby things to do include a golf club, just 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, and a swimming pool, which is 3 miles (5 kilometers) away. There’s a horseriding center within walking distance of the guesthouse, and the Museum of Hafnarfjordur is 25 minutes away on foot. There really is plenty to keep you busy during your stay!
Facilities & Amenities
Route 1 Guesthouse is a fuss-free property with simple but spacious rooms. There are double and twin rooms available, with either a private bathroom or access to a shared bathroom. The property also has family rooms, with one double bed and one double sofa bed. Each of the seven rooms has high ceilings and is a good size, meaning guests have plenty of space for their luggage and belongings.
Guests at Route 1 Guesthouse also have access to a shared kitchen, which has a stove, microwave, toaster, and coffee-making facilities. Breakfast is included in the price of your stay — just help yourself from the breakfast fridge or shelves. Free Wi-Fi is also included.
Check-in at the guesthouse is easy, and it’s possible to check in late at night thanks to the self check-in system. Simply arrive when you need to and enter the entry code. It’s a perfect solution for late-night arrivals from Keflavik Airport.
Why Choose Route 1 Guesthouse?
Route 1 Guesthouse is in an excellent location for people who want to explore Reykjavik but without the hustle and bustle of a city-center stay. Good public transport links make it easy to explore some of the most popular attractions in the capital region and beyond, and guests will find themselves just a short walk from interesting local attractions. Rooms are simple but very comfortable, with basic but comprehensive amenities.
Route 1 Guesthouse is a brilliant choice for travelers on the hunt for convenient and comfortable accommodation in the Greater Reykjavik Area. Enter your dates to see what’s available and book your stay.