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Vesturbaejarlaug

Hofsvallagata 107, Reykjavik 107, Iceland
+354 411 5150
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Great experience at this authentic pool

Icelandic pools are more like spas (hot water tubs, hot water pools, steam room, sauna, cold water... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shantanu B
via mobile
Favorite Local Spot

This is the pool that the locals go to -- absolutely my favorite; I go to every morning or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CalvinSt
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Brooklyn, New York
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steam room” (28 reviews)
“hot pools” (13 reviews)
“public pool” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Hofsvallagata 107, Reykjavik 107, Iceland
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+354 411 5150
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"steam room"
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"hot pools"
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"public pool"
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"hot pot"
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"cold tub"
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"blue lagoon"
in 47 reviews
"local swimming pool"
in 5 reviews
"shower gel"
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"swim suit"
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"swimming lanes"
in 4 reviews
"hottest pool"
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"minute walk from the centre"
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"larger pool"
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"naked shower"
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"higher temperature"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Icelandic pools are more like spas (hot water tubs, hot water pools, steam room, sauna, cold water pool), and there’s one public one in each neighborhood. We visited this one due to it being close to or Airbnb and also having high ratings. I liked...More

Thank Shantanu B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the pool that the locals go to -- absolutely my favorite; I go to every morning or afternoon I visit Reykjavik. Updated and expanded several years ago, it offers one big beautiful lounge pool, several small hot pots, one with a massage jet,...More

Thank CalvinSt
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this geothermal pool 20 minute walk from our hotel and what a find, not touristy at all it was nice to spend time with local Icelanders all very friendly and welcoming. The price was so reasonable and not so bad even with the hire...More

Thank Lynne C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very relaxing time here; met some locals and got to unwind and relax our muscles after the flight. Very reasonable entrance fee, facilities are spotless and we felt a part of the local culture. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great pool to visit in Reykjavik if you want to have the local experience. Lovely hot tubs of all different temperatures, and it’s definitley the spot that locals in the neighbourhood go to relax. Very authentic experience, rather than very touristy. Good...More

1  Thank nikki288
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Dare I say it - ‘Forget the blue lagoon’. This is where the locals go, in this area. As we know, all towns have at least one public pool which tend to have several pools, hot pots outside and steam rooms/saunas. So invigorating sitting in...More

1  Thank Simon D
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We visited here on our first day in Reykjavik. Our hotel's facilites were closed and they offered us a pass here. A nice changing room - clean and with plenty of soap. Outside was COLD, but the baths were wonderful and warm. It was amazing,...More

3  Thank Tfl1
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Great relaxing pools! The facilities consist of a larger pool for swimming and several smaller pool with a higher temperature that are good for relaxing.

Thank rag119
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

This place was amazing! Iceland is all about the pools, and this one was near the top. It was clean and super relaxing! We totally felt like locals! Next time I'm in the city, I'm coming back here to swim (aka sit in a hot...More

3  Thank Sean S
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

This public swimming pool is around 900isk for adult entry and is well worth it. The facilities are 25m pool (5 lanes), sauna, steam room, big hot tub, kids pool, several pseudo hot tubs of different temperatures ranging from a chilly 8 degrees to a...More

2  Thank Alex C
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