The Best Hotels in Iceland

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Iceland. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Umi Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 588 reviews

Featuring a lounge and views toward Eyjafjallajökull, Umi Hotel is located at the foot the famous volcano in South… See more

Featuring a lounge and views toward Eyjafjallajökull, Umi Hotel is located at the foot the famous volcano in South Iceland. It features a terrace and views of the sea. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Vik is 41 km away.

Each room is fitted with a flat-screen TV. Certain rooms include a seating area for your convenience. You will find a kettle in the room. Rooms include a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and free toiletries. Umi Hotel features free WiFi throughout the property.

There is a 24-hour front desk at the property. You can engage in various activities, such as horse riding and fishing.

Eyjafjallajökull Erupts exhibit is 3 km from the hotel, while Ring Road 1 is just 2 km away. Hvolsvöllur is 43 km away.

Rooms from $337

Kvosin Downtown Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 1379 reviews

Set on a square behind Reykjavík Cathedral and the Icelandic Parliament, this hotel offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi… See more

Set on a square behind Reykjavík Cathedral and the Icelandic Parliament, this hotel offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi access and Nespresso coffee machines. Lake Tjörnin is 1 minutes’ walk away.

Dating back to 1900, the modern Kvosin Downtown Hotel offers rooms with a seating area, flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower. Most rooms have a kitchenette with a dining area, fridge and cooking hobs.

Aldamot Bar is located on the ground floor of Kvosin Downtown. A continental breakfast is served each morning at the hotel. We now serve breakfast in your room with two types hot or cold and it can also be served at the bar.

Views of the cathedral and parliament can be enjoyed from the ground-floor terrace. The 3rd-floor terrace overlooks the city lake.

Austorvollur Park is 50 metres away. Laugavegur shopping street is a 5-minute walk from the hotel.

Rooms from $194

360 Hotel & Thermal Baths

Rated 9.3 in 397 reviews

360 Hotel & Spa is situated in Selfoss. Each guest at the 4-star property can enjoy views from the rooms. The property… See more

360 Hotel & Spa is situated in Selfoss. Each guest at the 4-star property can enjoy views from the rooms. The property features a shared lounge.

At 360 Hotel & Spa, every room comes with a desk. With a private bathroom fitted with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at 360. At 360 Hotel & Spa every room is fitted with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.

A buffet breakfast is served each morning at the property. There is an on-site restaurant, which serves local cuisine and also offers dairy-free and vegetarian options. All guests have access to a spa which includes a pool with warm geothermal water, a sauna and relaxing lounge with an open fire.

Speaking Danish, English, German and Icelandic at the 24-hour front desk, staff are willing to help at any time of the day.

The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic Airport, 62 km from the property.

Rooms from $492

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon

Rated 8.8 in 3805 reviews

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon offers luxurious accommodation in Hnappavellir. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and… See more

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon offers luxurious accommodation in Hnappavellir. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and hotel bar. Fjallsárlón lagoon is 20 km from the hotel and the glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón and the diamond beach are 29 km away from the hotel. Free WiFi access is available throughout the hotel. On-site parking is free.

Deluxe Rooms and Suites have a seating area where you can relax. Suites also feature a large panoramic window and a bathroom with a bath tub or a walk-in shower. Executive suites feature a balcony with a private hot tub and a king size bed.

All rooms have a private bathroom with a walk-in shower. Room service, laundry service and a dry sauna are available for guests. Access to spa area is complimentary for all guests.

You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Svartifoss waterfall is 29 km away from Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon. Skaftafell national park is 28 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $152

Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre

Rated 8.9 in 722 reviews

Located just a 2-minute walk from Laugavegur Shopping Street, Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre in Reykjavík boasts… See more

Located just a 2-minute walk from Laugavegur Shopping Street, Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre in Reykjavík boasts a number of amenities including a fitness centre and a bar. The hotel is 500 metres from Harpa Concert & Conference Centre.

Each room features minimalist Icelandic design and comes with a coffee machine. The tiled bathroom has walk-in shower and free toiletries. A desk or seating area come standard. WiFi is free.

A buffet breakfast is available every morning at Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik. You can taste locally inspired menus at the hotel restaurant.

The fitness centre is open 24-hours and includes cardio machines, weights and yoga mats for a varied work out.

The hotel is around a 6-minute walk from Hallgrímskirkja Church, while Parliament House and the city lake Tjörnin are a 10-minute walk away. Lækjartorg Square is 350 metres away from the hotel.

Rooms from $216

Hotel Búdir

Rated 8.7 in 457 reviews

Found 23 km east of Snæfellsnes National Park, this hotel offers bright, modern rooms with private bathrooms. WiFi and… See more

Found 23 km east of Snæfellsnes National Park, this hotel offers bright, modern rooms with private bathrooms. WiFi and parking are free. Snæfellsjökull Volcano is within 20 minutes’ drive.

Hotel Búdir’s light, airy rooms have a TV, DVD player and hairdryer. Most have showers, while some include an in-room bathtub. Each room features glacier, lava fields or sea views.

Seafood and lamb dishes are served in the cosy dining room. The in-house wine expert has carefully chosen wines to suit the traditional Icelandic food.

Helicopter sightseeing trips, glacier hikes and whale watching can be arranged by Búdir Hotel. Ólafsvík is 22 km from Hotel Búdir, while Arnarstapi is 19 km away.

Rooms from $236

This hotel is situated on Mount Hengill, 18 km from UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park. Its restaurant offers… See more

This hotel is situated on Mount Hengill, 18 km from UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park. Its restaurant offers Nordic specialities and a bar with panoramic scenic views.

Free WiFi, satellite TV, a seating area and private bathroom are featured in all guest rooms at ION Adventure Hotel, Nesjavellir, a Member of Design Hotels. Some also overlook Lake Thingvallavatn.

Bookable facilities include an on-site spa and sauna. Ion Adventure guests can also enjoy a communal TV lounge.

Reykjavík city centre is within 45 minutes’ drive from the hotel.

Rooms from $327

The Greenhouse Hotel

Rated 8.7 in 1223 reviews

The Greenhouse hotel has 7 restaurants and a bar in its food hall, Icelandic designer stores, Icecream and a local food… See more

The Greenhouse hotel has 7 restaurants and a bar in its food hall, Icelandic designer stores, Icecream and a local food market. Utilizing the technology, this 4 star quality hotel check-in and out process is done online and the staff at the hospitality desk are there to make sure the experience is unforgettable.

Comfortable beds in the hip rooms with locally made or recycled furniture, flat screen TV with a selection of channels, spacious bathroom and in room shopping.

Breakfast selection is for purchase at the Greenhouse Café and Juicebar, open all day from 7am.

Hveragerði can be recognized by all the greenhouses, flowers, the hot springs, geothermal river, hiking and bycicle trails and is the Greenhouse hotel in the center of it all.

Keflavik international airport is 70 km away, fagradalsfjall Volcanic eruption is 54km away and they Geysir 55km away. It takes 40 minutes to drive to the center of Reykjavik.

Rooms from $175

Frost and Fire Hotel

Rated 8.1 in 881 reviews

Found by bubbling geothermal springs in Hveragerdi, this hotel offers an outdoor pool and 2 hot tubs and sauna. All… See more

Found by bubbling geothermal springs in Hveragerdi, this hotel offers an outdoor pool and 2 hot tubs and sauna. All rooms include bathrobes, slippers and a 32-inch flat-screen TV. Wi-Fi is free.

Frost and Fire Hotel’s rooms feature bright, modern décor and work by various Icelandic artists. All have wooden floors, large beds and a private bathroom. Some rooms offer views of the River Varmá.

Restaurant Varmá is located at the hotel and is open for dinner reservations. The restaurant specializes in Icelandic fine dining food, slow-cooked in the hot springs and offers a beautiful view over the river Varmá.

Thingvellir National Park is a 40-minute drive from Hotel Frost and Fire. A tourist office and local shops are within 10 minutes’ walk.

Rooms from $184

Sand Hotel by Keahotels

Rated 8.8 in 730 reviews

Sandhotel offers accommodation along Laugavegur shopping street in Reykjavík. The boutique hotel has a terrace and views… See more

Sandhotel offers accommodation along Laugavegur shopping street in Reykjavík. The boutique hotel has a terrace and views of the city, and guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant.

Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV and a fridge. Certain units have a seating area for your convenience. You will find a kettle in the room. The rooms are equipped with a private bathroom. Bathrobes, free toiletries and a hairdryer are included.

You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property. Sandhotel features free WiFi throughout the property.

Hallgrímskirkja Church is 300 metres from Sandhotel, while Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre is 900 metres away. Lækjartorg Square is 550 metres away.

Rooms from $211

Hótel Kría

Rated 8.9 in 3074 reviews

Opened in July 2018, Hótel Kría is situated in Vík. Among the various facilities are a garden and a bar. There is a… See more

Opened in July 2018, Hótel Kría is situated in Vík. Among the various facilities are a garden and a bar. There is a restaurant. The black sand beaches begin about 5 minutes' walk from the hotel.

All rooms have a modern interior design and are fully equipped with complimentary WiFi, communal area, LCD, Satellite TV, hairdryer, clothing rack, extra pillows, phone, soap, and a kettle with tea and coffee. The rooms are fitted with a desk and a private bathroom.

The daily breakfast includes a cold and hot buffet. The Hotel offers continental and vegetarian breakfast options and consist of local products.

Guests can enjoy stunning mountain views, a cocktail bar and in-house restaurant serving Icelandic cuisine.

Hiking is among the activities that guests can enjoy near the accommodation.

Staff at Hótel Kría are always available to provide information at the 24-hour reception.

Rooms from $201

Black Beach Suites

Aparthotel

Rated 9.4 in 3496 reviews

Offering a sun terrace and views of the sea, Black Beach Suites is situated in Vík in the South Iceland Region… See more

Offering a sun terrace and views of the sea, Black Beach Suites is situated in Vík in the South Iceland Region. Reynishverfisvegur Beach is within 4 km of the property. Free WiFi is available.

All units include a satellite flat-screen TV. Some units feature a dining area and/or terrace. There is also a kitchen, fitted with a microwave. A toaster and fridge are also featured, as well as a coffee machine. Free private parking is also available at this aparthotel. Bed linen is offered.

The area is popular for skiing and golfing. Dyrhólaey peninsula is 16 km from the property, and Vik town centre is 7 km away.

Rooms from $182

Exeter Hotel

Rated 8.8 in 3487 reviews

This contemporary design hotel is set in Reykjavík's Old Harbour area, 500 metres from Harpa Concert Hall & Conference… See more

This contemporary design hotel is set in Reykjavík's Old Harbour area, 500 metres from Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre. It features free WiFi, an in-house restaurant and a bakery, as well as a sauna and fitness room.

Each room at Exeter Hotel is designed with industrial décor, modern furnishings and wooden floors. Every room has a smart TV, refrigerator and Nespresso coffee machine. Some also feature a sea/mountain, or city and/or garden view.

Staff can help organise tours and activities for guests. Solfar Sun Voyager and Hallgrímskirkja Church are both within 1 km. Other popular points of interest near the hotel include the Settlement Exhibition, Laugavegur shopping street and National Gallery of Iceland.

Rooms from $170

Hotel Kriunes

Rated 9.0 in 981 reviews

Overlooking Lake Ellidavatn, this hotel offers free parking, free Wi-Fi access and an in-house restaurant. All rooms… See more

Overlooking Lake Ellidavatn, this hotel offers free parking, free Wi-Fi access and an in-house restaurant. All rooms have private bathrooms and flat-screen TVs. Central Reykjavik is 13 km away.

A work desk and wardrobe are featured in all rooms at Hotel Kriunes. Most rooms include a seating area. Some feature tea/coffee facilities and lake views.

Relaxation options include a sauna and hot tub. Guests can unwind on the furnished terrace or in the fireplace lounge. Boat, kayak and bicycle rentals are available on site.

Breakfast is served each morning at Hotel Kriunes. The in-house restaurant offers home-made dishes based in local produce.

Heidmörk Natural Park is just across the lake from the hotel. Kopavogur/Gardabaer Golf Club is a 10-minute drive away.

Rooms from $166

Magma Hotel

Rated 9.4 in 637 reviews

Located within 3 km of Kirkjugólf and Systrafoss twin waterfalls, Magma Hotel offers accommodation in… See more

Located within 3 km of Kirkjugólf and Systrafoss twin waterfalls, Magma Hotel offers accommodation in Kirkjubæjarklaustur. Rooms are modern with Nordic design and free WiFi. Views of the lava-fields, black sand river and even Vatnajäkull Glacier can be enjoyed from the hotel.

Rooms come with a flat-screen TV and private bathroom. Some room feature a patio looking out towards the impressive South Iceland nature.

Vik is 72 km from Magma Hotel. Skaftafell and Svartifoss waterfall are about a 50-minute drive away.

Rooms from $251

The Reykjavik EDITION

Rated 9.1 in 497 reviews

Set in Reykjavík, 600 metres from Solfar Sun Voyager, The Reykjavik EDITION offers accommodation with a fitness centre… See more

Set in Reykjavík, 600 metres from Solfar Sun Voyager, The Reykjavik EDITION offers accommodation with a fitness centre, private parking, a terrace and a restaurant. This 5-star hotel offers a bar. The accommodation provides room service, a 24-hour front desk and currency exchange for guests.

The units at the hotel come with a seating area, a flat-screen TV and a safety deposit box. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, rooms at The Reykjavik EDITION also have free WiFi, while selected rooms will provide you with a city view. At the accommodation all rooms come with bed linen and towels.

Guests at The Reykjavik EDITION can enjoy a continental breakfast.

Popular points of interest near the hotel include Hallgrímskirkja Church, Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre and Reykjavik Old Harbour. The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic Airport, 2 km from The Reykjavik EDITION.

Rooms from $411

Skálakot Manor Hotel

Rated 9.5 in 351 reviews

Located in Hvolsvöllur, 16 km from Seljalandsfoss, Skálakot Manor Hotel provides accommodation with a terrace, free… See more

Located in Hvolsvöllur, 16 km from Seljalandsfoss, Skálakot Manor Hotel provides accommodation with a terrace, free private parking, a restaurant and a bar. The accommodation features room service, a concierge service and organising tours for guests.

At the hotel, each room includes a desk and a flat-screen TV. With a private bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, certain rooms at Skálakot Manor Hotel also offer a sea view.

Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Hvolsvöllur, like hiking.

Skogafoss Waterfall is 19 km from Skálakot Manor Hotel. The nearest airport is Vestmannaeyjar Airport, 44 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $373

Siglo Hotel by Keahotels

Rated 9.5 in 1363 reviews

Set in Siglufjörður, Siglo Hotel by Keahotels offers 4-star accommodation with a terrace and a bar. Offering a… See more

Set in Siglufjörður, Siglo Hotel by Keahotels offers 4-star accommodation with a terrace and a bar. Offering a restaurant, the property also has a shared lounge, as well as a sauna and a hot tub. The accommodation offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and organising tours for guests.

At the hotel, the rooms come with a desk, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Each room has a safety deposit box, while selected rooms also feature a balcony and others also feature city views.

Guests at Siglo Hotel by Keahotels will be able to enjoy activities in and around Siglufjörður, like hiking, skiing and fishing.

The nearest airport is Akureyri Airport, 80 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $192

Situated in Selfoss and only 35 km from Thingvellir National Park, Golden Circle Domes - Glamping Experience features… See more

Situated in Selfoss and only 35 km from Thingvellir National Park, Golden Circle Domes - Glamping Experience features accommodation with mountain views, free WiFi and free private parking. The property has garden views. The accommodation provides a concierge service, a minimarket and organising tours for guests.

The kitchenette features a toaster, a fridge and a stovetop and there is a private bathroom with a hair dryer and free toiletries. There is also a seating area and a fireplace.

Guests are welcome to eat in the on-site family-friendly restaurant, which is open for dinner, lunch and brunch.

Guests at the luxury tent can enjoy hiking nearby, or make the most of the garden.

The nearest airport is Reykjavík Domestic Airport, 63 km from Golden Circle Domes - Glamping Experience.

Rooms from $583

Vík Apartments

Apartments

Rated 9.1 in 1682 reviews

Situated in Vík, Vík Apartments provides accommodation 300 metres from Black Sand Beach and 34 km from Skogafoss… See more

Situated in Vík, Vík Apartments provides accommodation 300 metres from Black Sand Beach and 34 km from Skogafoss Waterfall. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk and parking on-site.

Each unit features a dishwasher, oven, a coffee machine, as well as a fridge and kettle. Featuring a private bathroom with a shower and a hair dryer, units at the apartment complex also boast free WiFi, while certain rooms come with a terrace. At the apartment complex, every unit comes with bed linen and towels.

Guests are welcome to eat in the on-site restaurant, which is open for dinner and lunch.

Guests at the apartment will be able to enjoy activities in and around Vík, like hiking.

The nearest airport is Vestmannaeyjar Airport, 90 km from Vík Apartments.

Rooms from $242