About this listing
Reside at the doorstep of Iceland's Golden Circle at Jónstótt Guesthouse accommodation. Situated 10 minutes drive from Reykjavik on the Golden Circle its the perfect place to relax and soak in the beautiful Icelandic vistas of the valley ‘Mosfellsdalur’.
THIS TWIN BEDROOM shares an entry, tea/coffee and bathroom facilities with two other rooms. Sleeps 2:
- Shared Entry
- Secure Twin Bedroom
- Self Catered Kitchenette (Tea/Coffee maker & Toaster only - no cooking or refrigeration facilities)
- Shared Bathroom (shower, WC & basin)
- Free Wifi
- Outdoor seating area
- Car parking
- No meals provided
Enjoy the glorious and inspiring views of mountain sides, the stream and Gljúfrasteinn. This magical environment is an ideal setting to read a book, recline in the lounge chairs and relax.
Interaction with Guests
The only interaction may be with other guests in the common areas.
Jónstótt Guesthouse is located across the river from the national museum Gljúfrasteinn, the previous home of Halldór Laxness Nobel Prize winner for literature (1955). Just down the road is the Laxness Horse Farm, offering daily horse back riding tours on the incredible Icelandic ponies between the stream & golf courses beyond. Go for a swim at two excellent local swimming pools or a coffee at the well renowned Mosfellsbakeri.
Only a 30 minute drive away is the World Heritage Þingvellir National Park which holds particular cultural & historical significance for the country and also provides outdoor pursuits such as hiking, fishing & scuba diving.
With it’s stunning surrounds and so many local activities, Jónstótt Guesthouse is the perfect place to stay & relax in Iceland.
We recommend car hire to get the most from your Iceland Adventure!
Other Things to Note
Please note, guests in this room may be sharing a common lockable bathroom with other guests in adjacent rooms. We are more than happy to confirm this prior to booking.
terms & conditions
The Management of Jónstótt Guesthouse welcome you to this special accommodation. We aim to create a quality relaxing environment and trust guests will respect and enjoy what is offered. In making a booking you are entering into an agreement with us – please read our terms and conditions.
Your online booking will only be secured by full payment at least 48hrs prior to arrival. Jónstótt Guesthouse will process your online booking applications within 24hrs of your request.
Full payment of your bill must be made before arrival
We are family friendly and welcome children of all ages accompanied by adult/s. Please confirm any special needs and we will endeavour to assist where possible.
Daytime visitors can be accommodated to the ‘Loft’ apartment only. Please respect the maximum people each room is intended to accommodate. Jónstótt Guesthouse is not suitable for Stag and Hen parties.
Unfortunately pets can not be accommodated at Jónstótt Guesthouse or on the property.
Meals are not provided at Jónstótt Guesthouse and we do not supply food other than coffee, tea, milk and sugar in either kitchen.
The shared kitchenette for Vatn, Eldur and Jörð has a toaster, kettle and coffee maker available. There is no refrigerator, or cooking facilities in this kitchen.
The kitchen in Loft is fully fitted with oven, stove, fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, kettle, coffee maker and dishwasher.
7. Check In:
Your room will be available from 2pm on the day of arrival unless an earlier time has been prearranged. If you require an arrival time after 10pm this must be arranged in advance.
You are required to vacate the guesthouse on the day of departure by 11am. Please ensure no possessions are left on the property and full access is possible for cleaning staff and incoming guests. By the end of your stay the property should be left tidy and secure. Keys must be returned to the key box. A replacement fee of 6 Euro per key will be charged for keys not immediately replaced to the key box on departure.
Dishes shall be cleaned and put away and the dishwasher left empty. Rubbish should be placed in the bin located adjacent the entry. The refrigerator & pantry should be emptied of any goods brought to the guesthouse. Please be careful not to take any items not belonging to you. Towels and kitchen tea towels can be left on towel hooks. Cleaning of rooms and amenities are included in the booking fee.
You will receive an email of receipt of your booking when you press the send button on the booking page, at which point you can pay immediately via the paypal button at the bottom of the page. If you choose to defer payment management will send you an email with payment options. We ask for full payment via Paypal or EFT in order to confirm your booking, which will be refunded in full if you cancel 48 hours before arrival, and will not be refunded after that time. If you opt to pay cash a deposit is required to be paid via electronic means more than 48 hours before arrival or your booking will be cancelled.
10. Non Availability:
In the case that due to unforeseen circumstances we cannot deliver your requested accommodation we will endeavour to find a suitable alternative for you and refund any deposit paid. Our liability would not extend beyond this refund.
Guests need to show utmost consideration to other guests. Noise should not exceed a reasonable level, and must be kept to a minimum from 22:00 -8:00 (10 p.m. – 8 a.m.). We reserve the right to ask you to leave if your conduct or behaviour is unacceptable or disturbs other guests and you will be liable for the full cost of your stay.
We trust that you will take care of the property during your stay yet acknowledge that accidents sometimes happen. You are responsible for any damage or breakages you cause to the accommodation or its contents. Please report these as soon as they occur. Management reserve the right to charge for any damage or breakages which management consider to be deliberately or recklessly caused. Management reserve the right to charge for any any missing items after you depart or for the cost of the room for any time period for which it is considered un-usable due to damage.
Smoking is prohibited inside the house however an outside area near the entry has been created for the enjoyment of all guests. Please use the smoking tray provided. If smoking has taken place in the room you will be liable for the additional cleaning costs and the cost at full rate of any nights when the room is rendered unusable.
14. Facilites & Surrounds:
Only the facilities stipulated in the room descriptions are to be used by guests. Please respect the adjoining house is private property and thus out of bounds. Please help us keep the environment clean and respect the premises in and around Jónstótt Guesthouse. Please don’t feed the local animals such as horses or enter their habitations without permission. Guests are welcome to enjoy a walk by the stream and the property around but it is important to take good care as the water is very cold and rock can be slippery. Take special care of children.
Management do not accept any liability for any damage, loss or injury to you or your party, vehicles or possessions whilst on this premises or any surrounding areas during your stay.
Any information collected in the course of a booking will be stored digitally. This will not be shared with any third parties but we may, with your agreement, contact you about any special offers or promotions in which we think you may be interested.
17. Upon booking it is deemed that you have agreed to these terms and conditions.
Please notify Jónstótt Guesthouse immediately if something breaks or needs repairing.
We're from Melbourne Australia with family in Iceland. I'm an architect, my wife is a photographer and our son is a very active toddler! We're creative types and love travel, diving, art and museums, exploring, reading, wine and adventure.