Booking your hotel in Iceland
Iceland is filled with fantastic places to stay, and they range
from plush hotels and local guest houses to rustic farms and purse
friendly hostels. Booking your accommodation in Iceland can be a
little overwhelming, so here is our helpful little guide to
choosing the perfect place for you.
Plan in advance
Iceland is fast becoming a holiday hotspot, with more tourists
coming to visit each year. The demand on hotels is very high, so
it is always advisable to book your stay in advance.
Hotels and guesthouses
Iceland’s hotels range from modern business style blocks to slick
and stylish boutiques. Most are comfortable and well equipped, and
they provide the ideal base for exploring this fascinating
country. Seek out the bigger hotels if you want added luxuries
such as swimming pools, gyms and spa areas.
Guesthouses are often run by local families and they are usually
packed with character. They range from basic affordable lodgings
with shared facilities, to well furnished, well-appointed boutique
While searching through hotels in Iceland you might find many
options that offer a choice between made up beds, which come with
all linen, or sleeping-bag accommodation, which is often an ideal
way of saving even more money.
You can seek out your own home from home in Iceland by opting to
stay in a self-catering apartment. Self-catering options range
from studios that will accommodate a couple or a small family, to
larger apartments that are ideal for big groups.
You will also find an array of self-catering options for different
budgets. They range from basic spaces that offer a cosy place to
rest your head at night, to luxurious apartments with stunning
views and opulent interiors. Self-catering is a great choice if
you want the freedom of your own surrounds, to come and go as you
please in-between your adventures across Iceland.
There are many hostels across Iceland, and they offer cheap and
basic accommodation. Hostels in Iceland range from large
operations with shared dorms in Reykjavik to traditional
farmhouses in the country that sleep just a few people at a time.
Some offer laundry facilities, meals and tours, and most have
self-catering facilities. Some of the more remote hostels close
during the winter time, so ensure you book in advance.
Whether you stay in a luxurious hotel or you opt for a purse
friendly hostel, your holiday to Iceland is sure to be filled with
spectacular sights and experiences. Check out our latest
accommodation options to start your adventure.