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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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First I'd say in general that most of our experience in Iceland was friendly folks. There's a nice shuttle from the airport that they get through a third party. They also have a shuttle to the blue lagoon resort which quick <1 mile away. The price of the hotel itself was reasonable and includes breakfast. The room was very nice...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a wonderful place to stay. Lovely hotel. Comfortable , peaceful, very friendly staff. And fresh waffles for afternoon tea! Restaurant good for dinner and breakfast. Only a 10 min walk to blue lagoon or 1 min on complimentary bus. Will def go again.

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

Dear Jo S, Many thanks for your nice words and rating. We are glad to hear that you will return and are looking forward to seeing you with us some day.

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great little hotel! Clean, comfortable bed, awesome views!!! The staff is very helpful. The restaurant here has really good food! The smoked salmon is some of the best I have ever had. The offer a free shuttle from Keflavik Airport and to and from the blue lagoon. When you get in, book at trip to the blue lagoon to help...

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

Dear b2bcome, Many thanks for your nice words and rating. We are happy to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope to have the pleasure of seeing you again with us, one day.

Staffordshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd highly recommend this hotel. Excellent location to start & end an anti-clockwise tour. Close to airport for late"ish" arrivals & early departures. Food was good, but only Sunday roast on the night we arrived, but it was good. Staff very helpful. Back there again for our last night & its excellent location close to Blue Lagoon with complimentary shuttle...

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

Dear 01skigal, Many thanks for your nice words. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and thankful that you are recommending us. We hope to see you again with us, one day.

Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location for thr Blue Lagoon. We stayed here for 1 night before going to the Lagoon on the following day. Room is basic but clean and fit for purpose. Hotel is lovely, great seating area with fire. Good service of free hot water, tea, hot chocolate and lovely waffles with fresh jam and cream. Breakfast is basic but good...

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

Dear Georgina P, Many thanks for your review. We are happy to learn that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope to see you again with us, some day.

ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were delighted that when checking out at 4am there was a breakfast laid out, cereal milk, toast, fruit, juice, much appreciated. Expensive to stay the night so would have been disappointed to have missed breakfast ! Cosy lounge area to chill out in. Nice games to use. Very close to blue lagoon.

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

Dear GK85, Many thanks for your review. We are glad that you did enjoy your stay with us and hope to see you again, one day.

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really pleasant 2 night stay here. You stay here for the Northern Lights and thankfully we saw them from the viewing tower! This is a great idea to avoid the coldness but still to get a good view. The tower has a small balcony, so you can nip out for a better view but retreat inside if you...

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

Dear stonerose5, Many thanks for your nice words and rating. We are glad 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.

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is good but it is right next to a power station so it smells like rotten eggs.It has good views of the mountains. The waffles and the Croissants are really good. It is right next to the blue lagoon.The pineapple is really good.

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

Dear 787379273, Many thanks for your review. We are happy that you did enjoy your stay and we hope to see you again, one day.

Swindon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small hotel, situated next to a geothermal plant, and within easy walking distance of the Blue Lagoon. We had a great welcome and were shown all the facilities – which included free coffee and tea all day, various games, a jigsaw, plus where the waffle making machine was put from 2.30 – 4pm! The room was a...

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

Dear thehippo22, Many thanks for your kind words. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us and we hope to see you with us again, one day.

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our stay here, staff very friendly. They offer free waffles between 2.30pm - 4.30pm, also offer free hot drinks at all times. We were in room 22, the room itself was very nice, except the walls felt so thin, we could hear both our neighbours making noise, one snoring their head off. We got to see the northern...

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

Dear Carl M, Many thanks for your kind words. We are glad to hear that you did enjoy your stay with us. As the Icelandic krona has been getting stronger and stronger against main currencies, especially the GBP, due to Brexit, we are aware that the country is more expensive than just few years back. But we hope it was...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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, 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 > Reykjanes Peninsula > Grindavik
Price Range: RM883 - RM2,082 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Northern Light Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“close to blue lagoon”
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“The family suite is perfect with 4 beds in the room.”
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“Ask for a room closer to the lobby so you don't hear the construction noise during the day.”
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“Not luxury feeling but over $200/night”
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