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About Nonnahús

This newly renovated house is located less than 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Reykjavik, Iceland's capital. It was originally built in 1967 and was completely renovated in 2008-2009 to become a first class luxury house for the rental market. The house is located in the country side and is only 46 kilomters from the famous hot spring Geysir and beautiful Gullfoss waterfall.

The house itself is 126 square meters and includes four bedrooms.
It's ideal for up to 10 persons. One bedroom includes king-size bed (can be seperated into two beds), one has king-size bed and two include bunk beds (2x 90cm). Extra beds or mattresses are available upon request.

The kitchen includes all required equipment, refrigerator, kitchen stove with oven, microwave oven, dishwasher, coffee machine and radio with cd player. Kitchenware is for total of 12 persons.

The living room has big comfortable leather sofa and LCD television with DVD player, satellite receiver and local television stations.

In front of the house is a large 80 square meter terrace with a hot tub (spa). The hot tub is heated with natural hot water. Relaxing in natural Icelandic hot water is told to be very healthy and the view from the tub is breathtaking (unless you enjoy your stay in low visibility weather). From the hot tub you can see mountain Hekla, which is stratovolcano with a height of 1.491 meters. You can also see Tindfjöll mountains, Eyjafjallajökul glacier and Iceland’s longest river, Þjórsá.

We have a bathroom which has a shower (of course running hot water). A washing machine is included.

Everything in the house is new and it’s ideal for two families to share the house.

Nonnahús has all permissions required by Icelandic law to rent out our house.

The house is managed by Sjöfn Marvinsdóttir, which can be reached on phone number +354 849 2930 between 8:00 and 20:00 GMT. We strongly recommend that you e-mail us if you have any questions: info@nonnahus.is.

Nonnahús Included Equipment

Nonnahús is very well equipped compared to most vacation houses.

Your security is our concern and in Nonnahús is smoke alarm in every bedroom and open rooms, fire extinguisher and fire blanket in the kitchen. A first aid kit is located in the washing room.


Free high speed wireless internet!

Large flat screen TV
DVD Player
Satelitte receiver with free channels
Radio with CD player
Few books and brochures.

Leisure & Sleeping

Large comfortable hot tub

Bedroom 1: King size bed which can be seperated into two single
Bedroom 2: King size bed
Bedroom 3 and 4: Bunk beds (sleeps 4 pers. total)
Few mattresses available upon request.

10 pcs duvets and pillows are included and bed linens can be rented for a small fee.


Tableware for 12 persons
Washing machine
Refrigerator with freezer compartment
Kitchen stove with oven
Microwave oven
Coffie machine, electric kettle, electric whisk, waffle iron, toaster, thermos flask, etc.etc.


Vacuum cleaner, broom, mop etc.

Nearby Attractions

There are many great attractions near Nonnahús.
Upon confirming your booking at Nonnahús we will send you a comprehensive pdf brochure which includes nearby attractions and general information.

We recommend:

Gjáin » Þjórsárdalur - beautiful and historic valley in few minutes driving distance.
» Þjórsárdalslaug – a naturally thermal heated swimming pool made from leftover concrete from Búrfellsvirkjun hydro-electric station in Þjórsárdalur. News: It's currently closed and under renovation...
» Stöng - a reconstructed viking-era long house or farmstead of a house which was buried under volcanic ash in 1104.
» Gjáin - a small valley within Þjórsárdalur, near Stöng. Beautiful valley with small waterfalls, ponds and volcanic structures.
» Háifoss - magnificent waterfall which is 122 meters high.
» Hjálparfoss - beautiful waterfall near Stöng
» Flúðir – a small village between Nonnahús and Geysir. There is a very good swimming pool at Flúðir.
» Gullfoss - Golden Falls. One of the most popular tourist attractions in whole Iceland.
» Geysir - a hot spring area with spouting geysers. It‘s located near by Gullfoss. A „must see“ attraction when visiting Iceland.

How to get to Nonnahús?

If you’re coming from Reykjavik, just follow road number 1 to Hveragerði and Selfoss. You drive directly through both towns, preferably with a small stop to see the culture. In about 12 minutes past Selfoss you take a left turn to road number 30 which leads to Flúðir. In about 15 minutes you take a right turn to road number 32 which leads to Árnes. Soon on your left hand you will be able to see Nonnahús (Miðhús) from the road.

The GPS coordinates are approx: 64°2'6.83"N, 20°20'14.30"W

Click here for directions on a map - NOTE: This direction leads to a nearby farm approx. 800 meters from Nonnahús. Nonnahús is located at Miðhús on this map, the second turn to left from Stöðulfell.

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To our prior guests: Thank you! Thank you for the amazing feedback we have received both in e-mail, in person and online!

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