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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Selfoss, Iceland

Christopher
Published Jan 22, 2018

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. Guesthouse Bjarney (from USD 161)

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
243 reviews
Private room 1 bed 2 guests

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2. Cosy bedroom with a queen size bed in Selfoss (from USD 105)

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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3. Private room in Selfoss (from USD 70)

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.

Private room in Selfoss
221 reviews
Entire house 2 beds 4 guests

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4. A bright room for bright people (from USD 53)

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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5. Annalyn Guesthouse (from USD 73)

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
157 reviews
Entire house 16 beds 16 guests

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6. A peaceful room (from USD 54)

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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7. A unique room (from USD 44)

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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8. Lovely home along Central Route #1 (from USD 85)

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
137 reviews
Private room 1 bed 2 guests

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9. Poet's house (from USD 80)

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.

Rm 1: cosy double room, light breakfast inc.
118 reviews
Private room 1 bed 2 guests

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10. Warm and cozy base in Selfoss Iceland (from USD 129)

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 Iceland
104 reviews
Entire guest suite 1 bed 2 guests

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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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