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Bath, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

With an early flight back to the UK we stayed for one night at The Northern Lights Inn, having stayed here on a number of previous occasions. On arrival at the hotel no room booked in our name - never mind, all was soon quickly sorted and we were allocated a lovely clean, modern room overlooking the lava field. We've... More 

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

Dear FellWalkers_10, Many thanks for your nice words. We are glad to hear that you have been with us number of times. We are also thankful to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us. You are also right that due to the popularity of the Blue Lagoon it is now necessary to pre-book the visit or ask us... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The room was well kept had a nice big bathroom with a nice walk in shower and there were a few comfortable chairs and in our room. There were 2 comfortable single beds and a great double bed for the parents. Overall it was really comfortable and a great room/hotel. A nice breakfast was included.

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

Dear Jason380, Many thanks for your review and nice words. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope to see you again, some day. More 

Bolzano, Italy
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60 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was great, from the Lady at the Reception to the Driver of the shuttle who brought us to the Airport. The rooms are very nice and clean. The Hotel is situated within Walking area to Blue Lagoon (15 minutes) but it also offers a regular shuttle. The only Thing we did not like very much was dinner, maybe... More 

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

Dear chris31970, Many thanks for your nice words. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us. We are sorry to hear that you did not like our Sunday Buffet, but as you point out on Sundays we have traditional Icelandic Sunday Buffet, which consists of Soup of the day, two main courses (Salmon and slow... More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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62 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice and friendly, very clean and functional hotel. The rooms are very spacious, you will find a welcome poem in your room (on the wall) and you will enjoy a very special location just beside the Blue Lagoon.

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

Dear commissairebourrel, many thanks for your review. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope to see you again with us, some day. More 

Ashford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really pleased with this hotel and the staff were amazing. Transfers to and from the Blue Lagoon and even to our next hotel in Kefkavik (we would have stayed at the Northern Light but unfortunately it was fully booked that night) were included. The room was clean and spacious. Free waffles in the afternoon were the icing on... More 

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

Dear KellyPickles, Many thanks for your review and nice words. We are very happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again, some day. More 

Calgary, Canada
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20 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent our last night of a six week European vacation at this lovely hotel, and it was, without a doubt, the cleanest! We arrived to Iceland at midnight, and arrived to an extremely friendly, and helpful front desk manager,and shown to our rooms. We are travelling with four teenaged children, and our rooms were modern, spacious, and immaculate. Breakfast... More 

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

Dear Marie M, Many thanks for your review and nice words. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us. We hope to see you again, some day. More 

Park City, Utah
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54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the last night of our trip to Iceland and turned out to be the best hotel of the trip. Modern. We came in the middle of the afternoon and had missed lunch and were too early for dinner but we were seated in the large bright dining room any way and they prepared a lite fare for us.... More 

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

Dear jccgtown, Many thanks for your nice words and review. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope to see you again with us, some day. More 

washington, dc
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our last night here thinking that we'd be a the Blue Lagoon. Couldn't get in, but we were still happy with the location, room, service, and especially food. Plus, after a long trip of driving, we were especially relieved to be close to the airport. You'd need to make reservations to dine at Max's restaurant. Dinner was excellent!... More 

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

Dear betacitizen, many thanks for your nice words. As you rightly point out, we are not associated with the Blue Lagoon and staying with us does not get you tickets to the Blue Lagoon. It is therefore important to pre-book the blue lagoon if our guests want to visit the lagoon. We can also book for our guests and add... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have a late arrival or early departure at Keflavik airport this is ideal. Rooms are very comfortable and spacious. The blinds block the nearly midnight sun very well. The restaurant is very good with lovely view over a lava field. The public lounges areas are well decorated and there is an honesty bar. They serve breakfast from 04:30... More 

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

Dear Rod G, Many thanks for your review. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope to see you again with us in the future. More 

Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights at the start of a 10 day tour of Iceland. As a first impression of Iceland it perhaps leaves something to be desired! It is situated in the middle of the southern lava field right next to a large geothermal power station; all in all quite an alien landscape. However this is just what... More 

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

Dear skynet45, Many thanks for your review and nice words. We are glad to hear that staying with us was an excellent start to your holiday. We hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again with us some day. More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Babysitting
  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
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  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Northern Light Inn - just 1 minute before the Blue Lagoon - is a wonderful place to see the Aurora Borealis, discover Iceland, and enjoy your getaway vacation. 32 geo-thermally heated rooms, free wifi, Cognac Lounge with 24/7 honesty bar, a grand cozy fireplace, and family hospitality await you. Delicious foods from the fjords and fields of Iceland are served in Max's restaurant: ocean fresh fish, free range lamb, geo-thermal vegetables, home baked breads and cakes. 24/7 complimentary coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and home made cookies are always available in the lobby for guests, and make-your-own Icelandic waffles every day. We offer free scheduled International Airport transfers from 06:00 (05:00 from the hotel) until 21:00, and complimentary regular shuttles to the Blue Lagoon. The Northern Light inn and Max's Restaurant are 20 minutes from Keflavik International Airport KEF, 45 from Reykjavik, 3 hours from London, and less than 6 from New York. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Northern Light Inn

Address: Northern Lights Road 1, Grindavik 240, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Southern Peninsula > Grindavik
Price Range: $235 - $365 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Northern Light Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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Also Known As:
Northern Light Hotel Grindavik
Northern Light Grindavik
Northern Light Inn Iceland/Grindavik
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