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Photo by Mark Schenker, our guest in October 2017, catching both the Milky Way and Aurora above JónsstaðirJónsstaðir as seen from the road in winter
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Björn User Profile


Björn User Profile
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
5 guests
2 bedrooms
4 beds
1 bath
Sparkling clean12 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location95% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Beautiful cottage at the lake Thingvallavatn, Thingvellir National Park, perfectly located with unbelievable view and northern lights. Newly rebuilt in original old time style with modern facilities. Only 30 min. drive from Reykjavik and 10 min from the National Park and Ion Hotel, Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Station. Close to Gullfoss and Geysir of the Golden Circle and 20 min. drive to Mosfellsbaer and Laugarvatn towns with shops, swimming pools and other services.


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


51 Reviews

Albert User Profile
August 2018
This is a truly awesome place with an amazing view. Super clean and very comfortable for a family of 4. Amenities were great including high end Delonghi coffee machine. To our collective surprise, we all loved the outdoor shower. We took a 2 week vacation in Iceland and rented Bj…
Vicki User Profile
June 2017
Location was gorgeous and remote, perched on lake by the Pingvellir National Park. Kitchen is well equipped. The outdoor shower was a surprise but was very refreshing; surrounded by nature and a rocky cliff. The property was clean and very new. The windows were large and the view…
Björn User Profile
Response from Björn:
Thamks Vicky. Nice to have you as a gest
June 2017
Seika User Profile
September 2018
Amazing views and great space. There were towels, coffee, utensils and bathing soaps in the place. Only down sides to the place is that he front gate is incredibly heavy and the shower is outside with only 15 minutes of hot water. The address can be improved with providing GPS c…
Rinrin User Profile
September 2018
The best cottage on our 7 days trip. Nice place, nice view.
Tracy User Profile
September 2018
The cabin is amazing. Well thought out. Private, quiet, wonderfully designed. A beautiful cabin, in a beautiful location.
Kiersta User Profile
September 2018
One of our favorite Airbnbs we have stayed in! The photos don't do this amazing house justice. We couldn't believe how isolated we felt while being so centrally located to various Icelandic attractions. The spectacular views made us want to stay in for dinner, and luckily Björn h…
Johnny User Profile
August 2018
Bjorn’s amazing cabin sits atop a hill overlooking the lake. The ability to look out the window in the morning already makes this place worth it, but the added bonus of a clean, comfortable, and very soothing space makes this cabin a must-stay

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Gardabaer, IcelandJoined in February 2017
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51 Reviews
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Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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