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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived expecting this to be in middle of nowhere and in beautiful landscape but it is next to a huuuuuuge power station! Huge! Bright lights all night! The restaurant looks out on to it! Apparently the power station is the reason for the Blue Lagoon but, still, so weird!

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My friend and I stayed here on our last night in Iceland before heading home and I'm so glad we did! From checking in to being dropped off at the airport, nothing was too much trouble! Staff are friendly and want to know about you/your trip rather than shove you in a room and just see you at check out!... More 

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

Dear Laura S, Many thanks for your nice words. We are happy and thankful to hear that you will be coming back. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us and are looking forward to seeing you again with us. More 

New yo
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here for one night during my recent trip to Iceland, but I wish I had been able to stay longer. Northern Light Inn is very nicely appointed and super comfortable, with beautiful lounge areas and spacious, clean rooms. The staff were great, very friendly and accommodating. The food was delicious. The location is awesome if you are visiting... More 

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

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

State College, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to Scotland to visit our daughter in grad school we decided to spend two nights in Iceland in hopes of seeing the Northern Lights. We wanted time to relax and recharge before a busy week with family. We could not have chosen better. The Inn had someone meet our early morning flight and transport us to the... More 

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

Dear Stacie C, many thanks for taking the time to write your review and many thanks for your nice words. We are glad to hear that your stay with us was enjoyable and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again with us one day. More 

Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are very nice - modern & clean. A nice homely feel to the public areas with lots of charm and character. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Food in the restaurant was good. Would definitely stay there again.

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

Dear NJF699, 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 one day. More 

Eersel, The Netherlands
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon arrival the staff was very friendly and informative about everything. Besides checking in you can make free waffles in the lobby as well! The room was really nice and big. The bed was comfortable and the shower was clean. If you're going to blue lagoon you can take their towels with. We had to fly the next day really... More 

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

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

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this place is very nice, the staff friendly, the food at the restaurant quality! we stopped here after camping all around the island in a not too cold, but neither too warm holiday the bed is very comfy, the water nice and hot, the staff will call you if the northern lights are out! we had some quality dinner, prices... More 

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

Dear aresw11, many thanks for your nice words. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and thankful that you are recommending us. We hope to see you again, one day. More 

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend & i stayed at the Northern Lights Inn from Oct 30th to Nov 4th & we loved it. Our visit was made all the more special by the Northern Lights that danced over the hotel on our very first night & the second too :) The staff are welcoming & are happy to advise or help. There's plenty... More 

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

Dear LeeFinney, Many thanks for your nice words. We are so happy to hear that you had the show of the northern lights twice during your stay. We are thankful for your nice words and the comment that you would return if you visit Iceland again. That is the best recommendation one can have. We thank you for staying with... More 

Tampa, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Hotel is operated by a Brother and Sister Team, along with their very friendly staff ! Great food and homely ambiance with a fire place. Great Shuttle service to/from the Airport and the Blue Lagoon ) 5 minutes away), I rate it as EXCELLENT in every category. I stayed there from October 14 to 16. I would definitely stay... More 

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

Dear mpatel197, Many thanks for your kind words. We are very glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay and thankful for your rating and recommendations. We hope to see you again with us, and hopefully we will have the chance to visit your hotel in Florida :o) More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in this hotel on the final night of our honeymoon. The reception staff was exceptionally helpful and keen to help us in any way he could. He was knowledgeable about the local area and we were offered the opportunity of using their airport transfer service, blue lagoon transfer service or to dine in the restaurant (which we declined... More 

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

Dear Bryony89, Thank you for your kind words. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay and hopefully you had the chance to bake your own waffles during your stay with us. We hope that you will visit us again some day. More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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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
Region: Iceland > Southern Peninsula > Grindavik
Price Range: $333 - $470 (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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“All the rooms are great !”
 of 5 bubbles mpatel197, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for one far from the common rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles MegDor, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you come with a family then get a family room it has 2 single beds, a double bed and some chairs”
 of 5 bubbles Jason380, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the ground level. This may sound weird, but the rooms facing the power plant is actually a nice view with sunset.”
 of 5 bubbles betacitizen, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“There are rooms that do not have a view of the geothermal power station. However all rooms look onto the lava field!”
 of 5 bubbles skynet45, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
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