Guesthouse Lambastadir is located 7 miles east of Selfoss on Highway 1, one hour away from the capital, Reykjavik. There are eleven rooms in the guesthouse, all with private bathrooms. Emphasis is placed on quality and personal service. The guesthouse is well situated for visiting local attractions such as the National Park Thingvellir, Gullfoss, Geysir, Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss waterfalls and Þórsmörk. Also Landmannalaugar in the interior, the Westman Islands (from Landeyjahöfn harbour), Hekla volcano and Eyjafjallajökull volcano.
Guesthouse Lambastadir is a good location for viewing the northern lights due to the lack of light pollution. Lambastadir is a family-friendly place where sheep, horses, chickens, and our dog are nearby, great views and a quiet environment. 

Open all year. 

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  • Private bathroom
  • Working farm
  • Wi-Fi
  • Hot tub
  • Golf course nearby
  • Charging station
  • Northern lights service
  • Clean and Safe

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


Eleven rooms are in the guesthouse, all with private bathrooms, available in single, double or triple. Emphasis is placed on quality and personal service. Complimentary internet connection (WiFi) and an outdoor hot tub and sauna to enjoy the midnight sun in the summer or northern lights on winter nights.


Breakfast is included in the room price. In the town Selfoss, 8 km (5 mi) away, guests can find a selection of restaurants and diners. Also there is a restaurant at Vatnsholt B&B, 10 km (6 mi) away.

Service and recreation

Hosts can provide information about various attractions in the vicinity and available day-tours such as a trip into the highlands on specially modified jeeps. Children are welcome to meet the farm animals at Lambastaðir. The closest town is Selfoss, 8 km (5 mi) away, where restaurants, 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 hot tubs. A 9-hole golf course is just outside the town. Hestaferðir horse rental is 17 km (10.5 mi) away. At the village Hveragerði (21 km / 13 mi), where greenhouses are a prominent feature, guests can visit the Geothermal Park. Kayak tours at Stokkseyri are 22 km (14 mi) away where the Icelandic Wonders Museum can also be found, there guests can learn about elves, trolls and the northern lights. The Icelandic Saga Centre in village of 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 provide you with the chances of seeing the Northern Lights in the evening, where best to go to view them and how to photograph them.

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 lava cliffs and black beaches. Two charming villages, Stokkseyri and Eyrarbakki, nest by the open ocean about 22 km (14 mi) from Lambastaðir. The fascinating 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 Merchants House at Eyrarbakki to your walk for a great outing.

Famous stops along the Golden Circle

Close to Lambastaðir there is a crossroad with the option of going 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). Skálholt, a historical episcopal and one of Iceland’s most distinguished places of learning for over 700 years is also in the vicinity.

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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