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!
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.
Nice apartment in heart of Selfoss (HG-3394)Selfoss, Iceland
Top guest reviewslittle kitchen is bonus too with sink kettle refrigerator & freezer etcthe room is comfortable and has a small balconythe beds were super comfy and darkening window shades made for a great sleepwe particularly enjoyed the convenience of the private kitchen for gueststhe space is comfortable easy to find close to local amenitiesperfect stay rooms are clean and warmthe place was very clean and well preparedvery comfortable and cleanthe apartment was clean and well maintainedit is a clean and cozy space
Host:dagrún was a wonderful hostwonderful home with welcoming hoststhe host is very nicehe fairly deserves the super host certdagrún is also an amazing hostRead more reviewsgreat location in a quiet residential areagreat location and beautiful rooms and bathroomgreat location near to golden circle and convenient to shopping and restaurantsit's in a great location and the house is beautifulgood location - an easy drive from reykjavik
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 #1Selfoss, Iceland
Top guest reviewsperfect air b&b room was big warm and comfortablewe were lucky enough to be the only guests so the bathroom was all to ourselvesthe space is very nice and comfortablevery nice room: warm cozy quiet and tastefully decoratederwin’s place is exactly as described very comfortable and with a full equipped kitchenclean and modern bathroom toovery clean and cosyvery clean and spacious bedroomeverything was very clean and organizedclean and neat place
Host:the hosts are lovely peopleelisebeth was very friendly and showed us everythingthe hosts were very kind and helpfulervin was very welcoming and helpfulhost was great with communicationRead more reviewsthe location is greatgreat house and location near everything you could needeasy to find the locationgreat location to town and restaurants toothe location is very good near the restaurants supermarket
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 GuesthouseSelfoss, Suðurland, Iceland
Top guest reviewsthe wifi was great and selfoss is a great locationexpect higher traffic in bathroom and kitchech in the morning :)i was in the single room which was quite small but was comfortablea nice house with many roomsrooms clean and simpleeverything was very clean and comfortablethe house was clean and quainta very comfortable guesthouse clean and quiteroom was very clean and exactly as described
Host:þorgeir was a great hostowner is really friendly and humorhost were also very niceand a nice owner that is taking care of gueststhe hosts were friendly and very helpfulRead more reviewsconvenient location and easily accessiblethe location is also ideal in downtown selfossgreat value in very popular locationcheap room and good locationa good deal and location that is not far from groceries and gas
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.
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.
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
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
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
Top guest reviewsthe tv is easy to use and the wifi is reliablethis is a very comfortable space with all the amenities you could wantcomfortable living space with small kitchenette all you need for a short staylovely cozy suite just the right size for my daughter (7) and inice and cozy warm it is a fully equipped independent apartment with everything neededvery clean and very warmthe apartment was very clean and cosysmall and clean accommodation well organisedabsolutely clean and well equipped kitchenplace is very clean and tidy
Host:the owners are very nicevery kind host with excellent tipsthey were very friendly and sweetthe hosts responded quickly to any communications and made sure we had everything we neededhosts were very kind and went out of their was to make sure we were comfortableRead more reviewsthe location is nice as wellsuper cozy space walking distance to the townfantastic place at a great locationnice cozy & great locationlovely place in a residential area within walking distance of town
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
Top guest reviewsbasic equipment on kitchen and bathroom no cosy common room good localisation and welcomingthe room was perfect as wellbreakfast was delicious birthday treat was very thoughtful and practical help with things was greatethna prepared waffle batter for us to cook for breakfast and they were deliciousthe kitchen was well equipped and the waffles were very deliciousextremely clean and strongly recommendedeverything was cleanclean beds kitchen and bathroomthe house was very clean and cosylovely room very clean and confortable
Host:ethna was a very welcoming hostethna is a great host and very helpfulethna and chris are very nice hostsethna and chris were amazing hostslovely hosts very warm welcomingRead more reviewsgreat location (near to golden circle)great place very conveniently locatedthe house is ideally located in the town close to supermarkets and nice restaurantsgreat location not far from the main road in selfosslovely place very well equipped kitchen and near to supermarkets/restaurants
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. #1Selfoss, South, Iceland
Top guest reviewswifi is great and beds are extremely comfortablethe living room looks a bit different from the photos now but it's still nicehad a nice late night evening bathe in their jacuzzi and all the other facilities were greatwe had a spacious room with a comfortable king bedthe bed is extremely comfortablethe room was clean and quitehouse is very clean and modernthe room was nice n clean washroom spacious and drybed was very comfortable and the place was very very clean would definitely recommenda clean and modern spot with a great kitchen and hot tub
Host:david and bjarney were really nice hostsbjarney and david were excellent hostsbjarney and david are great hostsamazing friendly hosts made us feel like we were homeour host was very hospitable and kindRead more reviewsgood location for our trip to golden circleloved this location & courteous hostsquiet and peaceful neighbourhoodthe location is perfect for a place to stay "before or after" doing the golden circleit was the perfect place to get some rest whilst driving around iceland
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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