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Northern Light Inn

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair access
Conference Facilities
Shuttle Bus Service
Air Conditioning
3 Star Hotel
=Northern Light Inn & Max’s Restaurant – 1 minute before the Blue Lagoon – is a unique place to stay and discover Iceland. The hotel is 20 minutes from Keflavik International Airport-KEF, 45 from Reykjavik, 3 hours from London, and about 6 from New York. We offer an exclusive Airport...
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Near the thermal power station and the Blue Lagoon on a lava field. Amazing and lovely staff. Great viewing platform for the lights. Buffet breakfast very good. It was my husbands 60th and our daughter had arranged a cake. It was delivered by the waitresses...More

Thank Diane O
Response from Northern I, Manager at Northern Light InnResponded 1 week ago

Hi Diane O, Many thanks for your kind words and rating. We are happy to hear that you spent your husband's birthday with us and hope to you again with us, one day.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We sadly arrived after 7 pm and I now wish we arrived earlier as it’s a nice hotel in a interesting place. Located next to the geo thermal plant in Grindavik i found the noise not a problem only the people arriving late to there...More

1  Thank Jsilk65
Response from Fridrik E, Manager at Northern Light InnResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jsilk65, many thanks for your nice words and rating. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and hopefully you will return, in which time you can have more at the hotel.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here recently at the end of a 2 week trip on the circular route around Iceland, hoping for a little luxury at the end of a hectic holiday. The welcome to the hotel was excellent, staff were very friendly and helpful. Our room...More

1  Thank michelleCornwall
Response from NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear michelleCornwall, Thank you for your review. We do sometimes offer last minute deals but most of the time we are fully booked. People have of course a choice whether to book well in advance or take the chance of last minute offers. We have...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had and extended layover, flew into KEF and wanted to go to the Blue Lagoon so we decided on this hotel. We loved our stay, we got one of the family rooms with three beds, it was perfect! The staff was really nice and...More

Thank Stuart P
Response from NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light InnResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Stuart P, many thanks for your review and rating. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and we do hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived jet lagged and crusty, straight from the Blue Lagoon. Oh- and three hours early. Not only did they let us check-in, the shuttle picked us up ahead of schedule and we were upgraded to a family room. There are so many cozy common...More

1  Thank PDXLIMA
Response from NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light InnResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi PDXLIMA, many thanks for your kind words and rating. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and we do hope to see you again, one day. Our Aurora Float is better the second time when you know what...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Shuttle Bus Service
Airport Transportation
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Details
Price range
US$289 - US$502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$289 - US$502 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Sophie A
24 January 2018|
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Response from izzyandmabel | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any such service while staying there. However as the other contributors suggest, contact hotel direct as staff are very pleasant and keen to help if at all possible.
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Scottish19
6 October 2017|
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Response from BarbaraSkoda | Reviewed this property |
No problem, it is not far, easy to go by rent car. Nice trip!
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Lori G
24 April 2017|
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Response from Northern I | Property representative |
Hi, sorry for our late answer. Our Max's Restaurant is open for last order at 21:30 every day except Sundays when we close at 21:00 Kind regards, The NLI Team
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Room Tips
"We shared a family room for four adults and it was fine."
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"We were in room 29 and it was clean and perfect for a couple."
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"Not much to choose from"
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"Wellness wing was amazing if you want to spend a little more.."
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