Keflavik (translates to “Driftwood Bay’) is a city of Southwest Iceland that forms part of the Reykjanesbær municipality. The town was founded by Scottish businessmen in the 16th century for their fishing industry and fish processing facilities. It was further developed in the 1940s when the US forces built an airstrip for the Allied military base which later became the Keflavik International Airport. Having become one of the most important US military bases, their culture reflects a lot of American influences. Earning the moniker of Iceland’s “Rock and Roll capital” and “Liverpool of the North”, Keflavik even has the Museum of Rock ‘n’ Roll to showcase their musical history. Viking World is another museum that shows artifacts of their Nordic ancestry complete with a life-size Viking ship. Though most travelers just pass thru Keflavik on their way to the airport, this 5th most populated area has a lot more to show that’s worthy of a few days’ stay. Keep reading to learn more about the Airbnb vacation rentals in the area.
This nice little wooden cabin is perfect for 2 guests. It is located just 10 minutes away from the KEF (Keflavik International Airport), 30 minutes away from the capital and 20 minutes away from the amazing Blue Lagoon. The cabin is a tiny space that fits 2 single beds and a small bathroom with a tub. It is surrounded by a large garden where you can enjoy soaking in a huge hot tub. The cabin, though small, has amenities like LCD TV, Wi-Fi internet, washer, dryer, heating, free essentials and free parking. There is a small patio with a seating area and a gas grill where you can cook and eat your meals. Be aware that dogs live on the property.
Nice Cabin in ReykjanesbaerReykjanesbær, Gullbringusysla, southern peninsula, Iceland
The room is in a bed and breakfast located 7 minutes away from the airport, 10 minutes away from restaurants, and 20 minutes away from Blue Lagoon. The bus stop, bakery, and shops are within a walking distance. The room is a very affordable accommodation for 1 guest. It has a single bed with linens. Amenities include Wi-Fi, TV, heating, free essentials, free parking, free breakfast, use of the kitchen, hair dryer, and fire safety features. You share the common areas like the bathroom, living room and fully equipped kitchen with the host and other guests.
Single roomReykjanesbær, Ytri Njarðvík, Iceland
The bed & breakfast is located 15 minutes away from the Blue Lagoon and near the downtown area and restaurants. The rental is a spacious bedroom ideal for 2 guests. It is a neat and clean room with a Queen bed with thick cushions and a duvet. You have your own private bathroom with a glass-enclosed shower, a dinette, and a small counter with microwave, coffeemaker and dining utensils. Amenities include Wi-Fi, an iron, flat-screen TV, heating, free essentials, free breakfast, and safety features. There are pets that live on the property roaming in the wide garden that surrounds the area.
Comfort 4U in Keflavik B&B #2Reykjanesbær, Southern Peninsula, Iceland
The room is inside a villa located on the upper part of Faxabraut 49 street. It is 6 minutes away from the airport and around a 20-minute drive to the Blue Lagoon. The Krossmoi shopping center is 8 minutes away and just 3 minutes away are indoor and outdoor swimming pools. You have your own access to the private room which features 2 single beds cozy for 2 guests. The bathroom is complete with an enclosed shower and free essentials. There is a tiny room with a leather sofa, TV and counter space for laptops. The room does not have a kitchen. You’ll find a refrigerator, microwave, and kettle in the hallway. Other amenities are Wi-Fi, cable TV, heating, hot water, free parking, free linens, and fire safety equipment.
Excellent location in Keflavík at Faxabraut 49, .Keflavík, Southern Peninsula, Iceland
The rental is an entire apartment that is ideal for 6 guests. It is located very near grocery stores, Blue Lagoon, and the airport. It has spacious 2 bedrooms with one queen and one double bed. The bathroom has a sink, toilet, tub, and shower. The dining area shares the wide space with the living room where you’ll find a sofa bed and the TV. The kitchen is equipped with modern cooking appliances. Amenities include Wi-Fi, heating, free essentials, free parking, and fire safety equipment.
Excellent location near airport + parkingReykjanesbær, Southern Peninsula, Iceland
The South West Guesthouse is situated in Keflavik town center and 2 minutes away from the main road where you’ll find a wide array of shops, cafes, and restaurants. It is 3 minutes away from the Faxafloi bay coastline and the airport is 5 minutes away. The rental is a private room, suitable for 2 guests. The bedroom has 2 cozy single beds, desk space with free coffee and tea, and hangers. The 2 bathrooms with shower and tub are shared spaces with the residents and other guests. The ground floor has a TV lounge and is a common space where the guests and owners can mingle. The kitchen is open to guests for free self-catering breakfast. They offer other amenities like Wi-Fi, iron, heating, free essentials, free parking, lockbox, and fire safety equipment.
South-West Guesthouse, in the heart of Keflavik#1Keflavík, Iceland
The property is the first house you will see 3 km away from the KEF airport. A diner and convenience store are right across the road and several walking paths around it. It is 35 minutes away from the city center and Blue Lagoon is 15 minutes away. The rental is a spacious bedroom with a king bed, comfy enough for 2 people to sleep in. The bed has thick cushions and comforters to keep you warm and cozy. Common areas shared with the residents and other guests are the fully equipped kitchen, the bathroom with walk-in shower and living room. Amenities include Wi-Fi, iron, heating, free essentials, free parking, hangers, lockbox, and fire safety equipment.
First house! 3 km from Kef airportKeflavík, Iceland
The rental is room #4 inside the South West Guesthouse located in Keflavik center, 2 minutes away from shops, cafes and restaurants, and right across the Faxafloi Bay coastline. The airport is 5 minutes away which makes it an ideal lodging for 3 guests before their flight. The huge bedroom contains a double bed and a single bed for sleeping with features like Wi-Fi, laptop deskspace, free coffee and tea, closets and a small seating area. You share common spaces with the residents and other guests like the fully furnished living room and TV, as well as the 2 bathrooms complete with tub and shower. The kitchen is open 24 hours a day for guests and you can cook your own meals or avail the free self-service breakfast. Other amenities are free essentials, free parking, hairdryer, hangers, and fire safety equipment.
South-West Guesthouse, in the heart of Keflavik#4Reykjanesbær, Southern Peninsula Region, Iceland
The room for rent is found inside one of Keflavik’s oldest houses. It is located in the town center right next to the grocery and restaurants, and a 10-minute drive to the airport. You will be staying with the owners of the house and their two pets. The Purple room has a double bed and an extra single bed that sleeps, 3 guests. It also contains a dinette and small kitchen with a microwave, kettle, sink, and counter. The bathroom is a separate room that is shared with the residents. Amenities include Wi-Fi, dryer, washer, laptop space, heating, free essentials, hot water, room darkening shades, baby crib upon request, free parking, free breakfast, luggage drop off, and fire safety features.
The purple room
The Thorshamar Guesthouse is located in a quiet area of Reykjanesbæ, 40 minutes away from Reykjavik, 15 minutes away from Blue Lagoon, and walking distance to the Viking Museum. The guesthouse has modern interiors and it has a huge bedroom with a double bed ideal for 2 guests. The kitchen is fully equipped to cook family meals. The living room features a TV with sideboard and comfy corner sofa. The bathroom is complete with enclosed shower, hairdryer, and free essentials. Other amenities are Wi-Fi, iron, laptop space, heating, free parking, lockbox, hangers, and fire safety features.
Cozy and comfy lodgings in Iceland
Don’t be intimidated by Iceland’s perennial winter weather! The lodgings offered here provide you with a warm and comfortable atmosphere, whether it is just a small room or an entire house that you will rent. They provide the comforts of home while you enjoy the fantastic attractions in Keflavik. Feel the warm hospitality of the owners, a part of the Irish culture.
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