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Top tips for finding the perfect Iceland hotel
Want to stay somewhere with spectacular views in Iceland? Kria Cottages are situated in a beautiful rural spot along Iceland’s ring road, on the west side of the country, just up from Reykjavik. From here, you can enjoy stunning views across Borgarbygga Bay and will find yourself located just over a 1h drive from Reykjavik city centre. Kria Cottages is also an excellent spot to see the Northern Lights.
Want to visit Iceland’s famous glaciers during your stay? Many of the glaciers on Iceland’s southeast coast are accessible. From here, you can also take boat tours around the Glacier Ice Lagoon. Hotels in this part of the country include the Hotel Hvolsvollur, around a 3h drive from the Ice Lagoon.
If you want to find a hotel close to Keflavik Airport in Iceland, the Hotel Grasteinn Airport Hotel is an excellent choice for you; it's located just a 6min drive from the airport terminals.
Looking for a unique stay in Iceland? The Solheimer Eco-Village Guesthouse generates renewable energy from a geothermic spring nearby and has several sustainable businesses on the premises, run by permanent residents. The Eco-Village also has a thriving artistic community and offers guests a comfortable stay in beautiful, scenic surroundings. It's located just an hour's drive from Reykjavik.
If you are heading to Iceland for a relaxing getaway, a spa hotel is the perfect choice for you. Iceland has a great variety of spas and resorts, offering luxury treatments in a calm environment to help you unwind and forget the stresses of everyday life. For some truly relaxing options, try the Hotel Island Spa and Wellness Resort, located in Reykjavik, or the Reykjavik Peace Centre Guesthouse.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Iceland, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Iceland in February and December.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Iceland if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Tuesday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book more than 90 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Iceland accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Iceland found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was R2 918, while the most expensive was R2 918.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Iceland for 32 days.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Iceland
If you are looking for cultural activities, such as museums and historical exhibits, you may want to base yourself in Reykjavik during your stay in Iceland. Reykjavik offers a great variety of cultural activities, including the historical Settlement Exhibit, where visitors can see the remains of excavated Long Houses. Just a 10min walk from the exhibit and also located in the town centre is Iceland’s National Museum. For central Reykjavik hotels, check out options such as the Radisson Blu 1919 Hotel Reyjvaik or the Hilton Reykjavik Nordica.
If you are looking for a great place to stay with kids on your visit to Iceland, the Hotel Edda Hofn is ideal for family groups. The Hotel Edda Hofn offers stunning views, comfortable and stylish décor, and has a fantastic heated outdoor swimming pool, with water slides and flumes your kids will love.
Iceland has amazing local cuisine with unique ingredients, and there are some famous restaurants located in Reykjavik city centre. If you want to make the most of dining out in Iceland, book into a hotel in Reykjavik or just a short drive from the city. The many great options available to you include Grandi by Center Hotels or the Hotel Phoenix, which will put you within walking distance of numerous great places to eat.
Hotels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hotels in Iceland.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular destination is Reykjavik (82% of total searches to Iceland). The next most popular destinations are Akureyri (6%) and Hveragerdi (6%). Searches for hotels in Hofn (6%) are also popular.
Based on KAYAK hotel searches, the most popular region to stay in Iceland is Capital Region. South and Northeast are also very popular.
KAYAK users have found double rooms in Iceland for as cheap as R573 (Reykjavik) in the last 3 days. The average price is R5 327.
In the last 72 hours, users have found Iceland hotels for tonight for as low as R573 (Reykjavik). Users have also found 3-star hotels from R1 516 (Reykjavik) and 4-star+ hotels from R3 514 (Reykjavik).
Where to stay in Iceland?
Our map will help you find the perfect place to stay in Iceland by showing you the exact location of each hotel.