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Alafoss Apartments - The Tower

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Overview of Alafoss Apartments - The Tower

Alafoss Apartments - The Tower

5.0/5 Exceptional

Entire apartment

1 bedroom1 bathroomSleeps 3

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Kitchen
Mosfellsbaer, Capital Region

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAlafoss Waterfall1 min walk
  • Popular LocationLagafellslaug11 min walk
  • Popular LocationVarmarlaug Swimming Pool13 min walk
  • AirportReykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.)51 min drive

Space details

1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, sleeps 3
40 sq m
Bedroom 1
    1 king bed
    1 child bed
Bathroom 1

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire apartment to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Alafoss Apartments - The Tower

Adults-only apartments with indoor pool and outdoor pool
The Characteristic Tower - One bedroom Apartment (40 m2) takes its name from it’s particular architectural structure as it is built like a square tower on two floors. On the ground floor you have private entrance, kitchen and bathroom. Large and bright staircase takes you to the upper floor bedroom with king size bed. Upon request it is possible to add extra bed for a child.

Álafoss is located in Mosfellsbær, only 15 km from the City centre of Reykjavik. Perfectly located for guests seeking the tranquility and nature at the doorsteps of Reykjavik and being on the route of the Golden Circle.

Álafoss played a major role in the wool industry in Iceland starting in 1896 and still producing wool under the name Istex . The wool factory was both economically and socially important as workers came from all over Iceland to work and that created a colourful community with dances, indoor swimming pool and outdoor theatre.

Now the old factory buildings are occupied by the Álafoss wool factory store, restaurant, Sundlaugin (swimming pool) which was converted to a Recording Studio by the well known band Sigur Rós, artists- and crafts studios.

Álafoss Apartments building is connected over the river Varmá to Sundlaugin recording studio.

Green area surrounds Álafoss with vast selection of walking paths making it a good location to relax and get in touch with nature.
Guest accommodation at this apartment offers coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Kitchens offer fridges, hobs, microwaves and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include a shower.
An indoor pool and an outdoor pool are on site.

Property manager

Gudbjorg Magnusdottir
Speaks English, Italian

Property amenities


  • Outdoor Pool
  • Indoor pool


  • Internet access


  • Fridge
  • Hob
  • Microwave
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Toaster


  • 1 bedroom
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower
  • Towels provided
  • Hairdryer

Living spaces

  • Dining room


  • TV with cable/satellite service


  • Heating


  • No pets allowed


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board


  • Sleeps 3
  • Unit size: 431 sq ft (40 sq m)
  • Property does not allow children

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Check-in time starts at 4:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Guests can access their accommodation through a private entrance
You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions

Access methods

Private entrance


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

This property welcomes adults only

Important information

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard
On-site parties or group events are strictly prohibited
This property is managed through our partner, Vrbo. You will receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account, where you can change or cancel your reservation

Property is also known as

Alafoss Apartments Tower Apartment Mosfellsbær
Alafoss Apartments Tower Mosfellsbær
Alafoss Apartments Tower
Alafoss Apartments The Tower
Álafoss Apartamentos La Torre
Alafoss Apartments - The Tower Apartment
Alafoss Apartments - The Tower Mosfellsbaer
Alafoss Apartments - The Tower Apartment Mosfellsbaer

About this area


This apartment is located in Mosfellsbaer. Laxnes Museum and Reykjavik City Museum are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Imagine Peace Tower and Sundhollin. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Laugardalsholl or Laugardalsvollur.

What's nearby

  • Alafoss Waterfall - 1 min walk
  • Lagafellslaug - 11 min walk
  • Varmarlaug Swimming Pool - 13 min walk
  • Hlioavollur Golf Course - 6 min drive
  • Ulfarsfell Mountain - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Keflavik International Airport (KEF) - 51 min drive

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5/5 Excellent

Lovely apartment. Convenient hub for day trips. Very clean, comfortable, perfect choice for our trip! Thanks so much!