Countryside bed and breakfast in the vast south Iceland lowlands, close to the region’s main urban and service areas. Accommodation is in a separate building and all rooms have an en-suite bathroom. At Lambastaðir, sheep, horses, chicken and ducks are farmed. Guests are welcome to participate and to get to know the animals. The farm is located close to the Ring Road and the main attractions in south Iceland are a short drive away. Open all year  (closed Christmas and New Year). 

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  • Private bathroom
  • Working farm
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot tub
  • Northern lights service

In the area

  • Geothermal swimming pool and restaurants in Selfoss 7 km
  • Horse riding tours 17 km
  • Geothermal park in Hveragerði 21 km
  • Skálholt historic site 37 km
  • The Saga Center in Hvolsvöllur 40 km
  • Laugarvatn Fontana Spa 49 km
  • Þingvellir National Park 52 km
  • Geysir hot spring area 62 km
  • Gullfoss Waterfall 65 km


11 two-person rooms , all of which have an en-suite bathroom and free Wi-Fi. Dining hall and sitting area. Patio with a hot tub and sauna.


Breakfast is available. In the town Selfoss, 8 km (5 mi) away, guests can find a selection of restaurants and diners. There is furthermore a restaurant at Vatnsholt B&B, 10 km (6 mi) away.

Service and recreation

Hosts can provide information about interesting attractions in the vicinity and which tours are available, such as day-trips to the highlands on specially modified jeeps. Children are welcome to meet the farm animals. The closest town is Selfoss, 8 km (5 mi) away, where restaurants and diners, supermarkets, various tourism services and a good swimming pool can be found. The swimming pool has a water slide, a paddling pool, a play area and more. A 9-hole golf course is close to the town. Hestaferðir horse rental is 17 km (10.5 mi) away. The Icelandic Wonders Museum is close, where guests can learn about elves, trolls and the northern lights. Kayak tours at Stokkseyri are 22 km (14 mi) away. At the village Hveragerði (21 km / 13 mi), where greenhouses are a prominent feature, guests will find the Geothermal Park. The Icelandic Saga Centre in village Hvolsvöllur is 40 km (25 mi) away.

Northern Lights at your doorstep!

Iceland is one of the best places in the world to see the Northen Lights. On clear, crisp winter nights in Iceland, you can experience the Aurora dancing magically across the sky. Seeing the Northern Lights would be the cherry on top on top of your winter trip in Iceland. You can maximise your chances of seeing the Northern Lights by staying at a Northern Lights friendly accommodation. Being Northern Lights friendly means they offer some extra services in regards to the Northern Lights. We let you know the chances of seeing the Northern Lights in the everning. We also recommend a late-night dip in our hot tub and sauna while enjoying the magical display.

Panoramic vistas and beautiful mountain views

The Lambastaðir Bed & Breakfast is close to the Ring Road that winds its way through the largest lowland area in Iceland, where agriculture and farming is a mainstay. Visitors can enjoy the panoramic vistas of the shore and mountains, where volcano Hekla and glacier Eyjafjallajökull are most prominent.

Ocean waves, seaside villages, elves and trolls

Smaller country roads lead off of the Ring Road and down to the southern shore, where ocean waves unleash their heavy power on scurries, lava cliffs and black beaches. Two charming villages, Stokkseyri and Eyrarbakki, nest by the open ocean and are about 22 km (14 mi) away from Lambastaðir. The unusual beach is a great place for a stroll on your way to the Icelandic Wonders Museum, dedicated to the elves and trolls of local folklore. Add a visit to the Heritage Museum at the House at Eyrarbakki to your walk for a great outing.

Famous stops along the Golden Circle

Close to Lambastaðir is a crossroads that point to roads that lead further inland. There, some of the most famous natural attractions of Iceland are to be found, such as the Geysir geothermal area (62 km / 38.5 mi) and one of Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls, Gullfoss (65 km / 40 mi). Moreover, Skálholt, a historical episcopal see and one of Iceland’s most distinguished places of learning for over 700 years is close by.

Spa and Þingvellir National Park

Relax and rejuvenate at the Laugarvatn Fontana, Spa and Wellness Centre 49 km (30 mi) away. From there, Þingvellir National Park is only a short drive away (25 km / 15.5 mi) via Lyngheiði moor. Þingvellir, or Parliament Fields, are a unique natural phenomenon and one of the most sacred places in Iceland.

Hosts: Svanhvít and Almar 


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