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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Selfoss, Iceland - Updated 2020

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Iceland is a striking tourist destination for many, and it’s only growing in popularity. As travelers make their way here, they find that there’s a good amount of places to explore beyond the capital city of Reykjavik. In that light, the town of Selfoss stands out as a key destination in the southern part of Iceland. Selfoss is about fifty kilometers away from Reykjavik and the benefits of this lie in certain firsts that Selfoss enjoys such as being home to one of the nation’s first suspension bridges and being a seat for its major agricultural services. It’s also a town that attracts many during the summer months thanks to its local festival. Selfoss is definitely a place to sink into the Icelandic way of life, and these Airbnb vacation rentals we’ve listed for you will definitely help you do so with a measure of comfort. Keep reading to find the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Selfoss, Iceland!

1. Private room in Selfoss (from USD 112)

This rental allows guests to take up vacation residence on one floor of a private home. The home is right within the town center of Selfoss and is close to shops and other businesses. The hosts can accommodate up to four guests between two bedrooms. While here, guests are able to make use of a private bathroom as well as a fully private kitchen. Other amenities on hand here are basics such as linens and free parking on site for those who arrive by car.

Apartment in Selfoss HG-00003394
Selfoss, Iceland
231 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
little kitchen is bonus too with sink kettle refrigerator & freezer etc
the room is comfortable and has a small balcony
the beds were super comfy and darkening window shades made for a great sleep
we particularly enjoyed the convenience of the private kitchen for guests
the space is comfortable easy to find close to local amenities
Cleanliness:
perfect stay rooms are clean and warm
the place was very clean and well prepared
very comfortable and clean
the apartment was clean and well maintained
it is a clean and cozy space
Host:
dagrún was a wonderful host
wonderful home with welcoming hosts
the host is very nice
he fairly deserves the super host cert
dagrún is also an amazing host
Location:
great location in a quiet residential area
great location and beautiful rooms and bathroom
great location near to golden circle and convenient to shopping and restaurants
it's in a great location and the house is beautiful
good location - an easy drive from reykjavik
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2. Annalyn Guesthouse

Annalyn is an inviting vacation rental that’s in one of Selfoss’ more laid-back neighborhoods. It’s a home that is built with the usual rustic Icelandic charm right down to its colorful pinkish roof. The home can accommodate up to sixteen guests in total between seven bedrooms with two bathrooms available for use. Each room is decked out in a simple and pleasing manner. The amenities that are offered here include the use of the modern kitchen, free parking, and in the summer months, the chance to hang out on their spacious patio.

Annalyn Guesthouse
Selfoss, Suðurland, Iceland
214 reviews
Entire house 16 Beds 7 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi was great and selfoss is a great location
expect higher traffic in bathroom and kitchech in the morning :)
i was in the single room which was quite small but was comfortable
a nice house with many rooms
Cleanliness:
rooms clean and simple
everything was very clean and comfortable
the house was clean and quaint
a very comfortable guesthouse clean and quite
room was very clean and exactly as described
Host:
þorgeir was a great host
owner is really friendly and humor
host were also very nice
and a nice owner that is taking care of guests
the hosts were friendly and very helpful
Location:
convenient location and easily accessible
the location is also ideal in downtown selfoss
great value in very popular location
cheap room and good location
a good deal and location that is not far from groceries and gas
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3. Lovely home along Central Route #1 (from USD 56)

Located on one of the main roads that pass through the heart of Selfoss, this vacation rental consists of a choice of three bedrooms that can each accommodate up to two guests. The home is a short walk from the town’s geothermal swimming pool that’s open all year round and directly across from a local bakery. It’s also within walking distance from the Bobby Fischer Center, named after the expat chess champion. The home is done up in a pleasing style, and the bedrooms are spacious. The amenities on hand here include free parking on the premises, television and wireless internet access.

Selfoss Central #1
Selfoss, Iceland
230 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
perfect air b&b room was big warm and comfortable
we were lucky enough to be the only guests so the bathroom was all to ourselves
the space is very nice and comfortable
very nice room: warm cozy quiet and tastefully decorated
erwin’s place is exactly as described very comfortable and with a full equipped kitchen
Cleanliness:
clean and modern bathroom too
very clean and cosy
very clean and spacious bedroom
everything was very clean and organized
clean and neat place
Host:
the hosts are lovely people
elisebeth was very friendly and showed us everything
the hosts were very kind and helpful
ervin was very welcoming and helpful
host was great with communication
Location:
the location is great
great house and location near everything you could need
easy to find the location
great location to town and restaurants too
the location is very good near the restaurants supermarket
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4. Poet's house

For those who want a chance to experience Selfoss with a touch of the countryside atmosphere mixed in, this vacation rental could be one that fits that description. It’s composed of a choice of two bedrooms on the ground floor of a two-story home that’s across the Olfusa River and a short distance from Selfoss town center. The bedroom can accommodate a total of two people, and there’s the availability of a private bathroom with a walk-in shower stall. The amenities that are provided here include bathroom essentials and toiletries, usage of a washer and dryer and a light breakfast prepared in advance by the hosts.

Charming room in Poets House. Central location!
Selfoss, South, Iceland
324 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
basic equipment on kitchen and bathroom no cosy common room good localisation and welcoming
the room was perfect as well
breakfast was delicious birthday treat was very thoughtful and practical help with things was great
ethna prepared waffle batter for us to cook for breakfast and they were delicious
the kitchen was well equipped and the waffles were very delicious
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and strongly recommended
everything was clean
clean beds kitchen and bathroom
the house was very clean and cosy
lovely room very clean and confortable
Host:
ethna was a very welcoming host
ethna is a great host and very helpful
ethna and chris are very nice hosts
ethna and chris were amazing hosts
lovely hosts very warm welcoming
Location:
great location (near to golden circle)
great place very conveniently located
the house is ideally located in the town close to supermarkets and nice restaurants
great location not far from the main road in selfoss
lovely place very well equipped kitchen and near to supermarkets/restaurants
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5. Cosy bedroom with a queen size bed in Selfoss

Travelers will find this vacation rental in the heart of Selfoss and a short distance from the river. The rental consists of a bedroom in a traditionally styled home, with its own bathroom in a private area of the ground floor. It can hold up to two people comfortably. Guests have access to the manicured garden alongside the home, and in terms of amenities, they can enjoy free parking on the grounds and wireless internet access along with the usage of a full kitchen.

Cosy bedroom with a queen size bed in Selfoss.
239 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

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6. A bright room for bright people

This airy vacation rental is set in a home that is perched on the riverbank in Selfoss near Arvegur Street. It’s a private bedroom that can house two guests, and those staying here are welcomed to make use of the home’s two and a half bathrooms. The host can arrange for visitors to have a light breakfast, and also welcomes them to enjoy the other amenities of the place which include wireless internet access, and use of the kitchen.

A BRIGHT room for bright people.
185 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests

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7. A peaceful room

This vacation rental is ensconced in the same home as our fourth listing. It consists of one room in the home which can accommodate one person. A guest making this their choice of a place to stay will have the chance to use any of the three bathrooms in the house. The amenities that are offered up by the host include the availability of a workspace to use a laptop in as well as the usage of the full kitchen to go with free parking on site.

A PEACEFUL room for peace lovers - Light Breakfast
152 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

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8. A unique room

As with the fourth and sixth listings in this article, this room is available in the same rustic but cheery home that’s in close proximity to the center of town and near many of Selfoss’ restaurants and small shops. This room is equipped to host two guests in total, and those staying here can make use of two of the three bathrooms within the home adjacent to the room. The host has made the usage of the kitchen one of the amenities available to those picking this vacation rental along with a light breakfast and wireless internet access.

A UNIQUE room for unique people - Light Breakfast
138 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 1 Guests

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9. Guesthouse Bjarney (from USD 73)

This vacation rental consists of a bedroom within a bed and breakfast that is situated on the Ölfusá River. Those looking to stay here can opt to rest in a master bedroom or a comparable twin room. This house can accommodate up to two guests. It is located in a tranquil area of Selfoss, and the host is happy to help visitors plan excursions to different points of interest there and around the region. The amenities offered here are numerous, from having a washer and dryer at your disposal to being able to make use of a massage chair and a hot tub on the premises.

Luxury rooms with spa access. #1
Selfoss, South, Iceland
313 reviews
Private room in apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi is great and beds are extremely comfortable
the living room looks a bit different from the photos now but it's still nice
had a nice late night evening bathe in their jacuzzi and all the other facilities were great
we had a spacious room with a comfortable king bed
the bed is extremely comfortable
Cleanliness:
the room was clean and quite
house is very clean and modern
the room was nice n clean washroom spacious and dry
bed was very comfortable and the place was very very clean would definitely recommend
a clean and modern spot with a great kitchen and hot tub
Host:
david and bjarney were really nice hosts
bjarney and david were excellent hosts
bjarney and david are great hosts
amazing friendly hosts made us feel like we were home
our host was very hospitable and kind
Location:
good location for our trip to golden circle
loved this location & courteous hosts
quiet and peaceful neighbourhood
the location is perfect for a place to stay "before or after" doing the golden circle
it was the perfect place to get some rest whilst driving around iceland
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10. Warm and cozy base in Selfoss Iceland

This studio apartment is attached to a primary house that is not too far from the town center. It’s a space that is suitable for up to two guests during a stay. The interior of the apartment is decorated just like a traditional farmhouse right down to the wooden elements, and the amenities here are plentiful. They include a full kitchen in the apartment, usage of the washing machine and dryer in the main home with permission and a private entrance to the place.

Warm and Cozy base in Selfoss centre.
Selfoss, Iceland
316 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the tv is easy to use and the wifi is reliable
this is a very comfortable space with all the amenities you could want
comfortable living space with small kitchenette all you need for a short stay
lovely cozy suite just the right size for my daughter (7) and i
nice and cozy warm it is a fully equipped independent apartment with everything needed
Cleanliness:
very clean and very warm
the apartment was very clean and cosy
small and clean accommodation well organised
absolutely clean and well equipped kitchen
place is very clean and tidy
Host:
the owners are very nice
very kind host with excellent tips
they were very friendly and sweet
the hosts responded quickly to any communications and made sure we had everything we needed
hosts were very kind and went out of their was to make sure we were comfortable
Location:
the location is nice as well
super cozy space walking distance to the town
fantastic place at a great location
nice cozy & great location
lovely place in a residential area within walking distance of town
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A traditional and cozy stay

Staying in Selfoss brings with it a take on Iceland that’s decidedly traditional and cozy. Those who are making plans to stay here will find that each of these vacation rentals can easily lend itself as the backdrop for an excursion that will showcase the real tranquility of the Icelandic countryside. And may compel you to return! Tell us which one you chose in the comments section and enjoy your vacation!

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Christopher Smith is a writer who hails from New York City. Growing up, he had the love of travel instilled in him from a young age thanks to his parents to go along with a love of writing. After a...Read more

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