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10 Best Airbnbs In Iceland

10 Best Airbnbs In Iceland
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Being one of the unique Nordic island nations, Iceland is a special place that is full of mysteries and a list of endless possibilities that provokes the curiosity of any adventure-seeking traveler. With many natural mystical features such as geysers, hot springs, volcanoes and lava fields, it is easy to see how it came to be referred to as “The Land of Fire and Ice.” With attractions like the Blue Lagoon, Gullfoss Falls, and Jökulsárlón among others, adventure won’t be in short supply. To enjoy a wonderful stay and a memorable experience in the North Atlantic, read on to know more about the best Airbnbs in Iceland.

1. Lovely one-bedroom cottage with mountain views (from USD 133)

Found in a quiet, safe neighborhood in Grundarfjörður, this is a beautiful one-bedroom cottage that has breathtaking views of the mountain. For any couple looking to enjoy a romantic getaway, this is the perfect option for you. The beach is just a few yards from the house. The kitchen area is furnished with a microwave, a fridge, necessary utensils, and a stove to fix something simple. The house comes with comfy chairs, a small table, and one cozy king-size bed with clean, warm beddings, and amazing views. There’s a bathroom with a shower, a toilet, a sink, and essential toiletries. Other features include a dryer, heating, and hot water.

Nónsteinn -2- Enjoy life in the countryside.
Grundarfjörður, Iceland
635 reviews
Farm stay 1 Bed 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfy bed, easy to find
heating, kitchen, ensuite bathroom with shower, large double bed, drinking water)
we enjoyed the view of kirkjufell mountain all night
additionally, the drive from reykjavik was an easy one in our opinion
it will have everything you need and even more you want
Cleanliness:
everything clean and tidy
our cottage was perfectly clean and had personal touches
it's really clean and cozy
really nice cabin with amazing views! really neat and clean, we loved it
it is very clean and well equipped
Host:
she also kindly explained to us the most efficient manner to clear the thick snow on our car and definitely helped us a lot
super friendly and
the goats and sheep greeted us on our arrival and the hosts were quick in their communication
the hosts are very friendly
the next day, the weather was a little bad, so he sent me a message and gave me all the details
Location:
beautiful location
great location, beautiful cottage!
it's very near to the kirkjufell viewpoint
it's walking distance from the waterfalls
location location location
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2. Cozy one-bedroom home (from USD 250)

Perched on a beautiful, lush green mountain near Búðardalur village, this is a charming one-bedroom house in a picturesque remote area, about 130 kilometers (80.77 miles) from the capital, Reykjavik. For those who love outdoor adventures like hiking, this is the place for you. Guests get to enjoy life in the countryside as they interact with different animals like sheep, horses, and the arctic fox. This cozy cottage is furnished with a comfy double bed, a sofa bed, and high-speed WiFi. There’s a fully equipped kitchen to prepare meals. Other features include a bathroom, towels, toiletries, a laptop-friendly workspace, hot water, and heating.

Piece of Heaven
The next village is Búðardalur, Dalasýsla, Iceland
369 reviews
Entire cottage 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
believe the other reviews
it was very comfortable and cozy during our very cold stay
the house is very cozy and comfortable, well equipped
the kitchen was indeed well-equipped, but we also bought some groceries of our own as we wanted to prepare our own meals
if you're like us and use airbnb to find that extra special and unique place, then do not hesitate to book
Cleanliness:
the home was very clean and cozy and the views were outstanding
it was exactly as described and the pictures really don't do the view justice
the views are amazing, and we felt like we were home
the water was amazing, and the horses were breathtaking!
we saw the northern lights, enjoyed the wood fire, the book and cd selection, and it was the perfect base camp for snaefellsnes peninsula adventures and beyond
Host:
great communication with kristjan, helping us dealing with the bad weather
host is really helpful and communicative
kristjan went out of his way to make us feel welcome and made sure to greet us in person to guide us to the cabin
kritjian always responded promptly and gave us some great tips for our trip
nice house , good views
Location:
great location within the mountains
the location is just breathtaking
the peace of the location is priceless
very beautiful house surrounded by nature
the location is secluded but close to a beautiful coastal town
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3. Spacious two-bedroom house with kids' playground (from USD 162)

Are you looking for a nice place in Iceland to stay with your family during your vacation? Visit Hálsaból near Grundarfjörður and enjoy a tranquil stay in this spacious two-bedroom home with amazing views of the mountain. With a playground for kids, a hot tub, and a gas grill, you’ll enjoy a magical stay in this house. The living area has nice sofas, a flat-screen TV, a table, and thrilling views of the landscape. The kitchen is spacious, fully equipped with appliances, and there is also a nice dining area. Each bedroom comes with one double bed and a single bed. Other features include WiFi, bathroom, and air conditioning.

Hálsaból Sumarhús, House no l
Grundarfjörður, West, Iceland
711 reviews
Entire house 4 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedrooms are warm and cozy
the view was incredible
the summerhouse was a delight to stay in
there is a bbq pit and hottub as well!the best part is the amazing view of the mountain and surrounding waterbodies
the kitchen was well stocked with cookware and basic cooking ingredients so we were able to prepare some meals
Cleanliness:
clean, spacious cottage with awesome views
each rooms are clean and full of equipment for guest
the house is clean and has a full kitchen
fantastic views and very homely feel
and the views
Host:
owner is also very warm and helpful
super nice host
the host is very nice, welcomed us in person and give us a lot of tourism information
the host was very welcoming
the hosts are great and met us when we checked in to make sure we had everything we needed
Location:
the house is in a perfect location, surrounded by nature
the house located on a good area and easy to find
amazing location!
location is great and convenient
a great private location with lots of amenities
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4. Charming four-bedroom vacation villa (from USD 184)

This charming white-themed vacation villa is centrally perched on the south coast, in a town called Hvolsvöllur which is about 126 kilometers (78.29 miles) from Reykjavik. The house is located in a scenic environment and you get to enjoy wonderful views from the house. The living area is furnished with cushy sofas, a TV, a table, and nice chairs. The kitchen is well-equipped with high-quality appliances, utensils, a fridge, and has nice countertops. The bedrooms are tastefully dressed with cozy beds, clean bedding, and storage spaces. The bathroom comes with clean towels and essential toiletries. There is high-speed WiFi and a washing machine to do your laundry.

SOUTH EYJAFJALLAJOKULL MODERN HOUSE
Hvolsvöllur, Rangárþíng eystra, Iceland
327 reviews
Entire villa 5 Beds 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
also the kitchen was great
fantastic view and easy to find
the 360 view is breathtaking
the kitchen is amazingly stocked with all the cooking essentials you need
view of sunset over the mountains nearby were spectacular
Cleanliness:
everything was clean and in order
everything was very clean and new
the house was clean and spacious
wonderful house, very clean, everything available there
extremely clean, modern place
Host:
svanur himself was also an excellent host, whose replies were always prompt and informative
svanur is an awesome superhost, prompt with communications, helpful on travel tips during our stay and meticulous with the house furnishings' setup
svanur provided many helpful tips prior to staying
svanur was accommodating and communication was great
svanur was great to work with & we appreciated the area restaurant recommendations
Location:
surrounded by beautiful nature
because the location was far away from the city, we were able to star gaze at night
beautiful house
an exceptional house, in an exceptional location
amazing place and location
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5. Stylish cottage with breathtaking views (from USD 106)

Enjoy the countryside vibe in this stylish studio sitting at the foot of the mountain in the beautiful municipality of Helgafellssveit. Be it the summer or the winter, guests get to enjoy a luxurious stay in a peaceful, charming environment. There’s a nice sitting area that is furnished with a classy sofa, a flat-screen TV to watch your favorite channels or movie. The kitchen comes with the necessary kitchen appliances, utensils, and a lovely dining area. The sleeping area has a lovely bed with clean, soft linen for a beautiful night’s sleep. Other amenities are WiFi and a bathroom that comes with the necessary toiletries.

Stundarfriður
Helgafellssveit, Stykkishólmur, Iceland
568 reviews
Entire cottage 4 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
cozy place, comfy bed, outstanding view
kitchen is fully equipped
well equipped kitchen and comfortable bed sofas
very private and calm environment
really recommendable!
Cleanliness:
so clean and comfortable
lots of towels are available, which is nice
the place was really nice, quiet and clean
the apartment was clean, comfortable and well-heated (especially useful during winter in iceland)
the place looks much better in real life, and was very clean and cosy
Host:
the host is very sweet
the hotel staff is very hospitable and helpful
this host was very welcoming and accommodating to our group
very helpful staff
when we needed help, a quick call was made and was answered quickly and kindly
Location:
fine cottage near stykkisholmur
perfect and quiet location
beautiful location great place to stay
cottage no
especially cottage no
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6. Comfy, spacious one-bedroom apartment in the heart of Reykjavik (from USD 105)

Are you looking for a place to stay in the capital so as to experience the romantic atmosphere of the city? Check out this comfortable one-bedroom with breathtaking views of the Downtown area of Reykjavik. The apartment is super spacious, with an open-plan concept of the living and dining areas. The living area is furnished with cozy sofas, a TV, a table and large windows which allow you to enjoy gorgeous views of the city skyline. The kitchen is stylish and comes with modern appliances for a wonderful cooking experience. The bedroom is furnished with a comfy bed and a bathroom with towels and toiletries.

Best View Downtown Reykjavik
Reykjavík, Capital Region, Iceland
425 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view
beautiful view
lovely space with great view of the harbor
the bed was super comfortable
the place was super clean and quiet, the view was spectacular, the bed was comfy, the shower was great
Cleanliness:
very clean and comfortable
very clean, just as described
great apartment and extremely clean with some good views
the apartment was very clean and it is laid out very nicely with plenty of room
the place is everything it says and then some (very clean and views are amazing)
Host:
magnus was helpful and quick with responses
magnus was helpful and responsive
the host was very communicative, responsive, and friendly and left thorough instructions and helpful tips for the area
the views are spectacular! magnus is a wonderful host, very quick to respond and accommodating
we arrived by car and the information magnus sent us was very detailed and made for an easy arrival
Location:
amazing location
the location is at few minutes by walk from the main street and in a good area
very convenient location
walking distance to shops, restaurants and some attractions!
well located to the main shopping and dinning area
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7. Beautiful one-bedroom studio with spell-binding views (from USD 108)

Relaxing in the scenic Vaðlaheiði near one of the longest fjords in the country and not far from the city of Akureyri is a beautiful villa with some eye-catching views of the surrounding area. When you enter the living room, you’ll be greeted by a big flat-screen TV, large windows, and a table which makes a nice laptop-friendly space. The kitchen is sleek and fully furnished with high-quality appliances and exquisite countertops. It has a lovely bedroom that comes with a cozy queen-size bed, clean bedding, a stylish chair, and ample storage space. The bathroom is sparkling clean with clean towels and toiletries. Wi-Fi and free parking are also provided.

Beautiful studio with great view
Akureyri, Northeast, Iceland
500 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful view
good kitchen , comfy beds
incredible view outside
kitchen is fully equipped
quick drive into town
Cleanliness:
very clean and nicely decorated
very clean and nicely decorated
beautiful, clean, well decorated with gorgeous view
apartment was exactly as described
it's uniquely furnished and decorated with attention to detail
Host:
nice design
she also help by sending us to town area upon our checkout
the host had music playing when we came in which made for a lovely entrance
thumbs up the owner for being such a great host as well!
very nice design
Location:
great blackout shades (if you're visiting in the summer
near the city, few min drive
great location, amazing view from the cabin
its a wonderful place! we where so lucky to get it and enjoid every single moment! best choice!
10 min away from downtown
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8. Nicely decorated two-bedroom house with an indoor fireplace (from USD 166)

This is a beautiful two-bedroom house which is located about 7 kilometers (4.35 miles) from the heart of Seyðisfjörður. Guests get to enjoy a laidback atmosphere and a memorable experience during their stay. The living area is spacious and furnished with a cozy sofa, a table, and a nice fireplace to use during the cold weather. The rooms feature eye-catching interior décor and amazing views of the beautiful scenery outside. There’s a modern kitchen fully equipped with modern appliances, storage spaces, and a fridge. The studio is furnished with two very comfortable beds with clean, warm bedding and a bathroom with the necessary toiletries.

Sæberg, comfort in the fjord
Seyðisfjörður, East, Iceland
187 reviews
Entire cabin 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
quirky features to make it special
the kitchen has all the facilities and the shower seeing the landscape is perfect
the view over the fjord is amazing
prepare to wake up to the relaxing sound of the waves :)
this house is incredible and the town is so charming
Cleanliness:
clean and nicely decorated
the place was perfectly clean, warm and comfy
lovely place, amazing view, spotlessly clean and great amenities
the cabin is very modern and thoughtfully decorated
it was clean and the house design is very beautiful
Host:
amazing designed house ~
the host already knew about the issue, so i was irritated with the fact that she failed to mention this to us prior to booking
benedicta was really nice, and easy to contact
on the plus side, the host was very responsive via messages when i did contact her about the issue
everything else was great
Location:
great cottage in a really beautiful and peaceful location
great house in a great location
the location is very beautiful
very special location if you are looking for peace and tranquility
there are few experiences anywhere in the world that compare
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9. Amazing one-bedroom cottage with a lovely terrace (from USD 144)

Situated 18 kilometers (11.18 miles) from the city of Selfoss and roughly about an hour’s drive from Reykjavik, this is an amazing one-bedroom cottage that promises you a luxurious stay during your vacation. The house is designed with an open space for the living and kitchen areas. The living area comes with a comfy sofa, a table, and a TV while the kitchen is furnished with high-quality appliances including a fridge. There’s a door leading outside to the gorgeous balcony where you can relax. There’s a luxurious bed for a good night’s sleep, a sparkling clean bathroom, WiFi, and free parking space.

Beautiful cottage of Northern Lights
Selfoss, Iceland
326 reviews
Entire house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed too
great kitchen and bed
it is comfortable and well equipped
the cottage was amazingly cosy and private
very comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
the toilet was clean, and modern
it is very clean, comfortable and the host was very prevenant with our daughter as well
it was lovely and clean and in a great location
it was clean and comfortable and in a good location
amazing trip! the place was spotless and the views were amazing
Host:
host very helpful with local information
love to visit her again
sigga warmely welcomed us and gave us a lot of advices about the surroundings
the hospitality was amazing
wonderful experience
Location:
nice cabin, far enough from city lights to see the aurora
really beautiful little cottage
the best stay so far
well located too
what a great little cottage in a great location
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10. Modern and elegant one-bedroom studio (from USD 127)

Found in the heart of Reykjavik, this is a new studio that offers free parking and high-speed WiFi to its guests. There are several social amenities near which makes this option very convenient. It is furnished with a cozy sofa, a large, comfy bed with warm linen, and a nice place to hang your coat. A small nice table with two seats is set up where you can dine from. The kitchen is large with modern appliances and a fridge. You’ll have access to a computer and a sparklingly clean bathroom with clean towels and essential toiletries.

Downtown New Design Studio Apartment"free parking"
Reykjavík, Capital Region, Iceland
722 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
as described in photos
excellent host and room looks exactly like the photo shown
lovely and cozy apartment with all necessities needed
the rainfall shower is fantastic too!
the apartment is spacious and has a kitchen facility
Cleanliness:
beautiful, clean space
studio was clean and comfortable
nice, clean, and modern
great place! clean and convenient
clean, and comfortable!
Host:
her local tips were very helpful
maria is a very friendly host
maria was a wonderful host
maria was very nice and very helpful
she was very helpful
Location:
really nice location close to the city center
short 15min walk to laugavegur street
the location is fantastic ,near to the light house which should be a great location to catch the aurora but no luck for us
very neat location downtown
walking distance to supermarket and subway
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Enjoy a memorable stay in Iceland

For someone looking to enjoy the beautiful Nordic atmosphere, there is no better place to be than in Iceland, a lovely nation with amazing culture and beautiful attractions. Be it the summer or the winter, the above list of the best Airbnbs in the country will let you enjoy unforgettable memories during your stay there.

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Stephen Kinyanjui is an IT graduate who previously worked as an IT Assistant in a BPO company. He has an insatiable desire for traveling and adventure. He’s an artist who loves drawing and...Read more

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