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This cozy cottage is located at Kotabyggð 6, Vaðlaheiði in solitary with an extremely beautiful view over the fjord directly against Akureyri. There is also a very enjoyable view towards the mountain Hlíðarfjall where the skiing area is located and into the fjord Eyjafjörður.

The cottage is 50m2 with 2 bedrooms which both have double beds but above one of them is a bunk bed. There is also a possibility of an extra bed/mattress (110*100*30) in the living room. The kitchen and the living room are adjacent with a fireplace. There is a large terrace at the cottage and in the hill in front of the cottage (approx. 10 meters) there is a hot tub with exceptional view and privacy. Furthermore, there is a gas barbecue at the property as well as tableware for 5 persons.

The town Akureyri is nearby (approx. 5 minutes driving), with all services.

Over the wintertime it is possible that snow will close the road down to the cottage. If so you can leave your car at the road above the cottage and walk down to it, appr. 20-30 meters. The road is not raced but it is possible to ask for it at a cost.

Good to know

Check-in time: 16:00
Registered: 06 Oct 2015
Last update: 08 Apr 2019
Size: 50 m2
Check-out time: 12:00
Minimum stay: 3 nights
Location of keys: Contact owner for keys



  • 1x Double bed
  • 1x Bunk bed for 3

Cancellation policy


A reservation can be cancelled 30 days or more prior to the scheduled arrival date and 80% of the rental price will be repaid.

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20 Reviews

15 Nov 2018
Very nice location and environment. The house is a cosy one. The ability to reach homeowners directly is also another of the advantages.
We had a very pleasant holiday in this cozy little nest for a fabulous family reunion !
15 Nov 2018
The house is very charming and has a beautiful view. The localisation is nice, very quiet and peaceful but also close to the city which is very convenient. We enjoyed a lot the outside hot tube with the stunning view of the city and the stars. We had a chance to see nothern lights in it. Few points to improve : the water drainage in the shower isn?t very good, the duvet cover for the two persons bed should be a cover for two and not two covers for one, and the instructions for the house (fireplace, recycling, stuff we can use or not, ...) could be a little more completed. Besides these few non very important points, we loved our stay and really recommand this house for holidays in the North.
Hendrik Louwsma
22 Aug 2018
Beautiful house with an amazing view on the fjord and Akureyri, especially when sitting in the hot tub.
karen patterson
02 Aug 2018
We spent a lovely 3 days in the summerhouse! It was in a fab location, 5 minutes drive from the airport and the town, overlooking the fjord! We relaxed every night in the hot tub after busy days sightseeing. The house was well equipped for our short break and we would definately go back
Marc Aubin
23 Jul 2018
Can't beat this location. Great and quaint cottage.
Guðni Már Harðarson
06 Apr 2018
Fair price, clean and nice cottage with outstanding view over Akureyri and the hot tub is excellent.
Anna Lovísa Jónsdóttir
30 Oct 2017
Louise tessier
18 Sep 2017
The place is so nice. The view on Akureyki and the montains is so beautiful. The cottage has great windows and confortable seats just in front of Akureyki. There is to a beautiful terrace, all in intimité (). My husband was not happy about the tv because only 2 chanels were available. I was sad to leave this place :(
Kiki Reyne
31 Aug 2017
Nice cabin with spacious garden and beautiful view over the fjord and Akureyri. Close to town. Great hot tub. Warmer climate than the rest of Iceland so we enjoyed the sun and the BBQ on the terrace deck.
Wood stove inside that is cosy when it's cold. The furniture, decoration and the bathroom are a bit outdated.
Kitchen is not very well equipped (i.e. we missed basic things like a salad bowl) and not the cleanest we have seen at arrival (i.e. mold in water glasses). For the rest we had a pleasant stay.
Daphne Pirovano-Brasser
17 Aug 2017
Nice place to stay! The hot tub in the garden was really great with a beautiful view over the fjord and the city. Beds and sofa etc were ok. In the kitchen we could have used an oven dish, but other than that everything was provided.
There was a minor thing regarding the bed linnen, one set was missing, but this was handled very well by the host so that was no problem.
Would really recommend this place.
Frank Seders
28 Jul 2017
very nice place with a great view over Akureyri, especially when your in the hottub!
great beds and comfortable seats. well equipped kitchen.
(not much room to store clothing
we kept everything in the suitcases)
it was a nice week and we enjoyed all the nice places in the area
Guðrún Guðmundsdóttir
18 Jul 2017
Ágætur bústaður og allt til staðar sem þörf er á. Gólfið á klósettinu er ónýtt. Umhverfið frábært og aðstaða utandyra mjög góð.
Elizabeth A Kon
13 Jul 2017
We very much enjoyed our stay at the Summerhouse! The space is very pretty, cozy, comfortable, welcoming, and clean. The hot tub overlooking the fjord and Akureyri is fabulous. The views are spectacular! The location is very convenient to Akureyri, about 5 minutes. We loved our stay!
Luiza Nina Przybylska
27 Jun 2017
It was amazing,we had very good time.
Nico Passcchier
25 Oct 2016
What a perfect place is this ! We stayed here a whole week, 21-09-2016 to 28-09-2016, and had wonderfull time. Enjoyed the best view ever over Akureyri sitting in the hotpot and looking to the northern light!

Marian and Nico Passchier
The Netherlands.
Jasmine Zumstein
29 Sep 2016
Its a great house on a great location!
Asgeir Bjarnason
31 Aug 2016
Excellent location, good beds, good cooking untensils, good gas grill and good hot tub (jacuzzi). We stayed three nights (4 adults and 1 baby) and were very satisfied.
Arturas Simanavicius
24 Aug 2016
Very nice summerhouse in great location!
elisabet olhans
28 Jul 2016
We had a very nice stay in this cottage!
Aðalgeir Sigurðsson
29 Jun 2016
We had a wonderful stay in Kotabyggð 5. Nice place and wonderful view. Adalgeir Sigurdsson