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Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for our last night as was next to the blue lagoon and close to the airport. All staff were very friendly and spoke excellent English. Rooms are very spacious and comfy. And dinner and breakfast was delicious. Would recommend staying here.

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Superdry1988, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Northern Light Inn and thank you very much for your nice words. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future.

Reviewed 7 September 2015

This was the best hotel we stayed in while in Iceland. Spacious rooms, large comfy bed with down quilts & a powerful shower. Loved the sitting room with its welcoming sofas, chairs & fire. We enjoyed a drink from the honesty bar while playing a game of chess & felt very at home. The reception staff allowed us to print...

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Sonjawishart, Thank you for your nice words and we are very glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us. We thank you also for taking the time to write your review, which we highly value. We hope to see you again in the future. All the best from the NLI team.

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The Northern Lights Hotel was perfect for our single night’s stay during a layover between international flights. We really were not in the mood for the Blue Lagoon, although we could perfectly well have gone in the hotel’s shuttle service. We opted for a restful dinner at the hotel restaurant, which was excellent. The rooms were nice and roomy and...

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Hi Mary T, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us at Northern Light Inn. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your layover by staying with us. We are always happy to hear when our guests can combine their trip between the continents with exploring Iceland and relaxing at NLI. We...

London
Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

We loved this hotel. It has a really cosy and warm feel to it. The hotel has an "honest bar", which says that the owners trust its guests. There's lots of seating areas and an open fireplace which was lit each evening. The hotel itself is in the middle of nowhere, which is ideal for spotting the northern lights if...

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear liseybear22, Thank you for your nice words and for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us at Northern Light Inn. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us and hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again in the future.

Province of Alicante, Spain
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Every thing was good the free shuttle to the airport The resturant was great food and staff was nice and helpful Room was big and clean and the bluelagoon very close 5 min walk Thanks Northern light inn ...

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jose a, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Northern Light Inn. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, the NLI team

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 28 August 2015

While the place will not win any architectural awards, the room was very large and spotless, I had low expectation and the place was very nice the staff even opened up the breakfast counter super early as we had a very early flight to catch, very close to blue lagoon so you can stay right up to closing time and...

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rick M, Thank you for writing a review of you stay at Northern Light Inn. We are glad that we did exceed your expectation as that is our goal and aim to please our guests. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future. Regards, the NLI team

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 26 August 2015

My family and I stayed here for 2 nights in July. They provide a free shuttle to airport, which is very convenient and it is located right next to the Blu Lagoon Spa. Did I mention that it is in the middle of a lava field? The scenery is so different and beautiful - wild flowers growing up out of...

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear PolishPrincess2013, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Northern Light Inn. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay and that our sitting rooms are bringing people, all over the world, closer together. We hope to see you again in the future. Regards, the NLI team

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 25 August 2015

LOCATION: This hotel is 23km (14 mi) from the airport (KEF) an the hotel will provide a free shuttle for you. Hotel is literally in the middle of a large lava field between the airport and the town of Grindavik. Strangely enough it is right next to a somewhat large geothermal power plant. This is not a problem as the...

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Califdan69, Thank you for taking the time to write your review at Northern Light Inn. It contains lot of information and we are grateful to hear how the hotel is received by our guests. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope that you will visit us again, should you come to Iceland...

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Set amongst lava flows and with a geothermal power station on its doorstep, this hotel would appear not to have much going for it! However the hotel was very well- appointed with lounge, honesty bar, complimentary tea/coffee, beautiful restaurant and, unusually, a tower for viewing the aurora - the views of the lava, etc are weird and add to the...

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dilly4472, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us at Northern Light Inn. Thank you also for your nice words and we are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us. We would also like to thank you for the comments for improvement, which we highly value. We hope to have...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Apologies for not writing this review sooner! We stayed at the start of April. The location is excellent – very close to the Blue Lagoon and convenient for the airport. It’s right in a lava field so a very unusual setting, and next to a geothermal plant – we found this interesting and not a problem at all, but I...

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Dear ginger_charlie, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Northern Light Inn. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and even more happy to hear that you could would stay with us again, if you visit our country, which we hope, and we look forward to seeing...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Northern Light Inn - just 1 minute before the Blue Lagoon - is a wonderful place to see the Aurora Borealis, discover Iceland, and enjoy your getaway vacation. 32 geo-thermally heated rooms, free wifi, Cognac Lounge with 24/7 honesty bar, a grand cozy fireplace, and family hospitality await you. Delicious foods from the fjords and fields of Iceland are served in Max's restaurant: ocean fresh fish, free range lamb, geo-thermal vegetables, home baked breads and cakes. 24/7 complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and home made cookies are always available in the lobby for guests, and make-your-own Icelandic waffles every day. We offer free scheduled International Airport transfers from 06:00 (05:00 from the hotel) until 21:00, and complimentary regular shuttles to the Blue Lagoon. The Northern Light inn and Max's Restaurant are 20 minutes from Keflavik International Airport KEF, 45 from Reykjavik, 3 hours from London, and less than 6 from New York. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Northern Light Inn

Address: Northern Lights Road 1, Grindavik 240, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Southern Peninsula > Grindavik
Price Range: $326 - $459 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Northern Light Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Northern Light Hotel Grindavik
Northern Light Grindavik
Northern Light Inn Iceland/Grindavik
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“All rooms are similar in size, fixtures, and views. The entire hotel is quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewM_8, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Not a bad room, but hotel is big and if you have mobility issues ask for a room close to the reception area.”
 of 5 bubbles konacoco, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are great !”
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“Ask for one far from the common rooms.”
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“If you come with a family then get a family room it has 2 single beds, a double bed and some chairs”
 of 5 bubbles Jason380, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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