ROOMS AND APARTMENTS
About Our Guesthouse
The guesthouse is housed in two separate buildings, one offers double and twin rooms and the other has studio apartments. The rooms have shared bathroom facilities but guests staying in the rooms have access to a shared living lounge area, a terrace with outdoor furniture and a hot tube with wonderful views of Reykjadalur valley.
The studio apartments have private bathrooms and small kitchenettes with basic equipment. Guests staying in the studio apartments also have access to the guesthouse hot tub.
It is perfectly located if you want to explore the natural wonders of North Iceland. Many of the regions main attractions are located within short driving distances to the guesthouse
Our Rooms & Apartments
Double / twin room w. shared facilities
- Breakfast is included
- Room sizes from 8 – 15 square meters
- Bed linen and towels are included
- Free toiletries
- Free Wifi
- Free parking
- No kitchen but access to a dining area, microwave oven, kettle and a small fridge.
- Breakfast is included and is served in the main building
- Studio apartments are 23 square meters
- Private entrance
- Bed linens and towels are included
- Free toiletries
- Free Wifi
- Free parking
Location & Surroundings
Vallakot Guesthouse is perfectly located to serve as a base when exploring North Iceland as many of the regions main natural attractions are located within short driving distances.
Nicknamed by one local as ‘The Beauty’ in comparison to ‘The Beast’ of Dettifoss, the name Goðafoss could be translated roughly as The Waterfall of The Gods. An impressive site any time of year, in late spring, if you can catch it while there’s still icicles bedecking its sides, it’s a particularly otherworldly place to visit.
8 km from
A gigantic, anomalous, horseshoe-shaped rock formation, Ásbyrgi stands guard next to the northern entrance to the 35km Jokulsa Canyon. With geological wonders such as Hljóðaklettar inside, the Jokulsá Canyon forms one of the most admired walking destinations in the country.
Inside Ásbyrgi there are anything from 30
98 km from
The Dettifoss waterfall is with the greatest volume of any waterfall in Europe, 500 cubic metres of water per second plunges over the edge. Dettifoss is 45 m high and 100m wide. A nice hiking trail, 34km, goes along the canyon from Dettifoss to Asbyrgi.
108 km from Vallakot Guesthouse
From desolate craters to bubbling mud pools and geothermal caves, the area around Lake Mývatn is a microcosm of all the natural wonders that Iceland has to offer.
34 km from Vallakot Guesthouse
Nestled on the edge of Shaky Bay, the town of Húsavík is globally recognised as on of the best locations in the world from which to watch whales. In fact, there is a higher chance of seeing whales in Húsavík than any other place in Iceland. So, if you’re ever considering where to go whale-watching, our town is without a doubt, second to none.
36 km from Vallakot Guesthouse
“We stayed at this lovely working farm while visiting Lake Myvatn. The room was very spacious, clean, modern, and stylish, will a well-appointed kitchen. There were lovely details throughout, including an onsite thermal hot tub just outside! We enjoyed a nice breakfast before heading back on the road”
– Christine, Booking.com
” They were really kind. The breakfast was really good. The bathroom was clean as well. We had one microwave and a kettle to cook at night, and even a sharing fridge! We couldn’t have asked for more! Moreover close to Mytvan. Thank you a lot!!”
– Anna, Booking.com
“Johanna is a very kind person, smiling from the moment we met her when arriving. She wants to take care that everything is ok for your stay. We really enjoyed to have some moment onmorning to exchange with the family. Great hospitality from Johanna and Runnar”
– Pascal, Booking.com
“The owners were warm and welcoming !! We took a queen bed studio which was well maintained. Had a kitchen and related equip just in case. The breakfast was no leas than any hotel. Juices were fresh and coffee was just perfect. The view from the cottage was as expected.”
– Vishal, Booking.com
“Super friendly staff, made us feel very much at home. Brand new and clean apartment! Delicious breakfast, nice kitchen in the apartment with everything we needed. Very warm welcome with a hot tub and we also got to see and name the new-born baby lamb”
– Dragongirlc, Booking.com
“Very welcoming staff and cosy room with lovely bathroom. The mattress was honestly the best Ive ever slept on. The owners filled the hot tub for us to use after dinner. Breakfast in the morning was excellent. So much more than expected. Would definitely stay here again and recommend highly. Many thanks”
– Jas, Booking.com