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 Keflavik.
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
Top guest reviewsperfect place for an overnight stopover included quick breakfast and coffeethe cottage was a great cozy place to stay during our visit to icelandit was quiet comfortable and full of many thoughtful touchesthe cabin is small but neat and with a big tv with netflixthe place was really clean and comfortableeverything was very clean and just as pictured from the websitecabin is adorable and super cleannice cabin clean and tidy and hottub was amazingthe place was as described very clean and comfortable
Host:very nice host explained everythingthe hosts were very responsive and kindhosts we kind and helpfulshe is very friendlythe host is a friendly guy who is attentive to our needsRead more reviewscute and close to airportgood place really close to the airportgreat location to the airportin a nice location close to the airportthe location is great close to a grocery store
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
Top guest reviewsnatalia is great and helpful nice space thoughtful amenities and comfortable spacethe comfy couch big screen tv with netflix was a relaxing way to unwind after a long tripnice hangout spaces - living room and generous kitchen (stocked for breakfast and snacks )the breakfast was a nice touchnice to have a common area to sit and relax and access to a kitchenreally nice and extremely clean placenice clean and comfortableexactly as described very clean and neatit is spotlessly clean roomy and brightvery clean and easy check-in
Host:maria is a very nice hostthe hosts are very sweet and helpfulhost family is really friendly and helpfulthe hosts are wonderful friendly and very helpfulnatalia is a really nice hostRead more reviewsgreat location for early morning flightswonderful house and such an amazing location; so close to the airportgood location great value for moneygreat place not far from the airportwonderful place to stay and near the airport
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
Top guest reviewsexceeded expectations delightful amenities and delicious bountiful breakfastscable channels with lots of viewing options and the wifi was strongeverything was amazingly great the room was definitely small but all the amenities made up for the spacethe room was more beautiful than that shown in the photos and the bathroom is very well stockedloved all the homey touches and snacks :) free parking wifi adaptors books etcit was spotless clean and very cosyapartment is very clean and neather place was clean and fully stockedthe room is very clean and amazing breakfaststhe place was clean warm and cozy
Host:absolutely great host very welcomingshe is very friendly and kind very recommendedguðný is such an amazing hostgundy was the best she was kind friendly helpful and made us feel at homeamazing place to stay the host was very kind and welcomingRead more reviewsthe location is perfect near to the airportgreat location for easy access to the highway and airportgreat place and great locationsuper hospitable and close to the blue lagoon and airportreally close to kef and comfortable place recommended
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
Top guest reviewshad a great night at margas cozy placelots of space like a mini apartmentsuper comfortable beds and sofa that made us want to sleep and relax the whole day :)very nice room with lot of space on a excellent locationgreat spot close to airport very responsive bed was extremely comfortable had all the amenities highly suggest staying herevery clean and cozyit is clean cosy and warmeverything was clean and we had nothing to complain aboutmagnusinas place was clean and cozyeverything very clean and tidy beds are very comfortable
Host:the host was very friendlyvery friendly people and quick answersmagga and jon were lovely hostsvery good accomodation and friendly hostmagga was very helpful with our requestsRead more reviewslocation is also wonderful from airportit's a quiet location and a nice apartment close to the airportvery nice location and hostingnice apartment close to the airportgreat place right next to the airport
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
Top guest reviewsexcellent apartment well kept nice amenities lots of space close to the airportnice apartment with a lot of space and all we neededthere was a spacious living room with a very comfortable pull out sofathe beds were very comfortablewe arrived around midnight and during christmas holiday porunn prepared more than enough food for our breakfastclean and big spacevery clean and spacious interiorvery clean and comfortablevery clean and communication was awesomeclean warm and very comfortable apartment
Host:great host - easy to communicatethe host very responsive and helpfulthe host is really nice and hospitablewarm host and nice house :)a nice apartment and a great hostRead more reviewsnice apartment close to the airportgood location near airportgreat location - 5 mins away from the airportgreat place close to airportperfect location right by kef
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
Top guest reviewsthe kitchen is beautiful and they provide all of the amenities you needeverything needed and more including an espresso machine outdoor hot tub and beautiful greenhouse like kitchenand the breakfast selection is great along with a fantastic coffee stationwe had a lovely room and the common rooms are fantasticour room felt like a hotell room and we had a lot of privacyguesthouse was clean and comfortablespotlessly clean and very welcoming placeclean functional apartment and really friendly familyit was a really nice and clean placecomfy bedrooms and clean bathrooms
Host:highly recommend this hosthost was very friendlygreat hosts always quick to respond and make you feel at homekaren is the perfect hosthosts very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsgreat location just a few minutes away from kef airportgreat place close to the airportexcellent locationvery good location near the airportgreat location for early morning flight
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
Top guest reviewsdecor was great wifi was great and nothing was missingthe sleeping room was big and very comfortablethe bed were comfortable there was a heater if you get coldfriendly host hospitable amenities and spacious roomsthe house was spotless cozy and the amenities were the best especially the hot showersvery clean and modernvery clean and comfy stayclean and nice roomsroom was clean and comfortablereally clean with everything you need
Host:the host is awesome and very kindhost is helping out very well and responding to questions quicklyshe was also kind enough to call a taxi for ushost gives great advice and is so friendlysuper friendly host met us at the gate and showed us aroundRead more reviewsgreat location from airport but not close to reykjavíksuper close to the airportgreat location near the airportgreat location next to airport and walking distance of procar rentallocation really is perfect if you’re walking to/from the airport
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
Top guest reviewsthe radiant heating in iceland is so cozythe breakfast was amazing and the hot tub got just filled for usthere is a rich breakfast menu coffee tea and moreyou are free to use all food and kitchenware in the guest kitchenwe felt complete freedom in our stay in terms of using facilities and come/go rulesso clean and cosythe rooms were clean and comfortablethe room and bathrooms were clean and spotlesseverything was perfectly clean and we even got fresh towelseverything is perfect clean and well organized
Host:johann and karen are great hosts and have a lovely homethe best hosts we had in icelandjohann & especially karen were amazing hoststhe host is very accommodating and there is free breakfast provided which is really amazing highly suggestedthe hosts respond quickly and helpfully to any needsRead more reviewsperfect location for the airportgreat location near the airportaccommodation next to the airport ideal locationthe location was great since it was close to the airport and the blue lagoonamazing rooms close to the airport
This lovely room for two is in Breidavik near the Latrajarg cliff. All rooms of this country hotel in the rural area are clean and comfortable. Basic amenities include a comfy queen bed with high-quality linens, and plush pillows, for a good night’s rest. There is also a full bathroom with complimentary toiletries and shower essentials provided. You have access to the kitchen where you can prepare your own meals or enjoy drinks and food in the onsite bar and restaurant. From the terrace, you can enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the evening sky and the Latrabjarg cliff.
A room for two in Breidavik near Latrabjarg cliffVesturbyggð, Iceland
Top guest reviewsthe beds were comfy and breakfast (included) was the perfect finishing touchthey also offer a lovely breakfast spreadalso the breakfast will leave you satisfied as it’s wonderfulbreakfast was delicious if you want to experience island at its finest - come herea few flies in the room but otherwise was cleanbedroom was clean and spacioustowels were provided and the showers were clean as wellthanks for a safe clean and delicious stayshe gave a warm welcome and our rooms were very clean and tidyeverything was clean the hosts werde friendly and the breakfast yummy (especially the waffels
Host:staff were so friendly and helpfulthe staff were so nice and helpful to methe boy who checked us in and waited on us for dinner was so kindreally nice breakfast with vegan and gluten free options birna is a really lovely hostbirna is extremely kind and helpfulRead more reviewsthe location is just wonderfulgreat location right on the beach and near the cliffsbrina's place is in a great location only a short drive to latrabjarg cliffgreat place to stay close to bird cliffsgreat location in breidavik (near látrabjarg cliffs) disregard what the address location is listed as
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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