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Northern Light Inn

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Northern Lights Road 1, Grindavik 240, Iceland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Alicante Province, Spain
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Every thing was good the free shuttle to the airport The resturant was great food and staff was nice and helpful Room was big and clean and the bluelagoon very close 5 min walk Thanks Northern light inn ...

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Jose a, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Northern Light Inn. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards, the NLI team More 

Singapore, Singapore
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50 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While the place will not win any architectural awards, the room was very large and spotless, I had low expectation and the place was very nice the staff even opened up the breakfast counter super early as we had a very early flight to catch, very close to blue lagoon so you can stay right up to closing time and... More 

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Rick M, Thank you for writing a review of you stay at Northern Light Inn. We are glad that we did exceed your expectation as that is our goal and aim to please our guests. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the future. Regards, the NLI team More 

Rochester, New York
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My family and I stayed here for 2 nights in July. They provide a free shuttle to airport, which is very convenient and it is located right next to the Blu Lagoon Spa. Did I mention that it is in the middle of a lava field? The scenery is so different and beautiful - wild flowers growing up out of... More 

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear PolishPrincess2013, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Northern Light Inn. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay and that our sitting rooms are bringing people, all over the world, closer together. We hope to see you again in the future. Regards, the NLI team More 

Palo Alto, California
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232 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 826 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

LOCATION: This hotel is 23km (14 mi) from the airport (KEF) an the hotel will provide a free shuttle for you. Hotel is literally in the middle of a large lava field between the airport and the town of Grindavik. Strangely enough it is right next to a somewhat large geothermal power plant. This is not a problem as the... More 

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Califdan69, Thank you for taking the time to write your review at Northern Light Inn. It contains lot of information and we are grateful to hear how the hotel is received by our guests. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope that you will visit us again, should you come to Iceland... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Set amongst lava flows and with a geothermal power station on its doorstep, this hotel would appear not to have much going for it! However the hotel was very well- appointed with lounge, honesty bar, complimentary tea/coffee, beautiful restaurant and, unusually, a tower for viewing the aurora - the views of the lava, etc are weird and add to the... More 

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Dilly4472, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay with us at Northern Light Inn. Thank you also for your nice words and we are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us. We would also like to thank you for the comments for improvement, which we highly value. We hope to have... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Apologies for not writing this review sooner! We stayed at the start of April. The location is excellent – very close to the Blue Lagoon and convenient for the airport. It’s right in a lava field so a very unusual setting, and next to a geothermal plant – we found this interesting and not a problem at all, but I... More 

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear ginger_charlie, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Northern Light Inn. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and even more happy to hear that you could would stay with us again, if you visit our country, which we hope, and we look forward to seeing... More 

New York City, New York
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21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously overpriced for what you get. We were there in August 2015 and it looks like it is still under construction. The construction that is complete is a cross between Ikea, and an American Midwestern Sears/Good Housekeeping design from the 1970s. Perhaps an attempt and comfy and rustic but unfortunately just tacky. On top of that, the main view is... More 

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear DJ_NYC10019, thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Northern Light Inn. We are sorry to hear that we did not meet your expectation but we hope that you did enjoy your stay with us. Regards, the NLI team. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this secluded hotel only a few minutes from the blue lagoon was excellent. the staff were kind and provided excellent shuttle service between the hotel, blue lagoon and the airport. the rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. the breakfast was great.

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Nrz123, thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Northern Light Inn. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay and send you all our best regards, the NLI team More 

Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a nice experience, the hotel really nice, cozy, kind service. We had a room facing to the parking, very spacious. The hotel counts with a balcony in the 2nd floor so you can admire the northerlights. There they have benches inside and window walls. We wait till almost 2:00am to see the lights, but we could, the weather... More 

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NLI-Iceland, Manager at Northern Light Inn, responded to this review

Dear Askim19, thank you for the nice words. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us. Since you were with us we have added new furniture, paved our parking lot and improved the surroundings to enjoy the northern lights. Hope to see you again in the future, should you visit our country again. All the best, the... More 

Switzerland
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Is the perfect place to recover, with the lagoon not far from the Hotel. only remark is the sourrounding of the hotel. instead of the beautiful Iceland nature sourrounding you, you will have a powerplant. otherwise is a nice place to stay.

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Dear Eliezer, thank you for your nice words and for taking the time to write a review of your stay at Northern Light Inn. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us. Hope to see you again in the future. More 

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