Cottage near Selfoss - Hella, hot tub, spacious


Entire bungalow hosted by Gudlaug

  1. 4 guests
  2. 3 bedrooms
  3. 4 beds
  4. 2 baths
Self check-in
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Our country house is a beautiful family cottage situated in the hill overlooking the lake, Gislholtsvatn, close to Hella in south Iceland. Quiet surrounding, covered with wood but easy walking trail to the lake bellow, with a great view. a Main house and a guest house. Close to main attractions in the south of Iceland.

The space
The main cottage (60sqm) is well equipped and very comfortable and offers a relaxing atmosphere
There is a master bedroom with a double bed and one bedroom with 2 single beds, we provide linen for 4. The cottage has a sleeping loft with 4 mattresses. Toilet and shower. The Kitchen is fully equipped e.g. with a Microwave Owen, stove, fridge, a dishwasher, toaster and coffee machine. Nice living room round table for 6-8. The living room has a television and a DVD player with USB connection, the TV is connected to satellite disk (Astra) BBC and other free programs are available as well as Icelandic UHF programs. Wi-Fi is included, it is based on 4G GSM service, fair use.
Password is Mimisvegur6. We have hot water (geothermal) so we keep the cottage at 25c during the year. We have a fireplace, but we do not use it during the summer. We have a hot tub that we keep at 40c 24/7 (heated by the geothermal water) temperature can be changed within 38c-42c.

The guest house (20sqm) has a queen bed and above it a bunker bed, we provide linen for 3. Toilet and shower.
The cottage has a big sunny terrace facing south, nice to relax in the hot water.
On the terrace (100sqm) there is also a gas grill ready for use if you like to barbecue.
We have 3 tables and about 16 chairs on the terrace.

Swimming pool is short distance (8km) at Laugaland. Supermarket and alcohol shop is at Hella is only 20 km away to the east, Selfoss at 30 km to the west both have swimming pools, supermarket, Hotel, a gas station, restaurants, bakery among other service.

The distance from Reykjavik is 85 km. and when you register we will give you more detailed information about the location and how to enter the cottage.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 bunk beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed, 1 single bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Hot tub
Hair dryer
Long term stays allowed

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4.87 out of 5 stars from 84 reviews


Where you’ll be

Hella, South Iceland, Iceland

The Lake is only 500 m away, it is possible to fish in the small river that runs from the lake.

Hosted by Gudlaug

  1. Joined in July 2017
  • 84 Reviews
  • Superhost
Been working for the Icelandic Government in Health Care management


  • Heiðar

During your stay

We can give you good tips regarding main attractions in the local area i.e. hiking, swimming, sightseeing etc.

Gudlaug is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Policy number: HG-00002366
  • Language: English
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy