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.
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
Top guest reviewscomfy bed, easy to findheating, kitchen, ensuite bathroom with shower, large double bed, drinking water)we enjoyed the view of kirkjufell mountain all nightadditionally, the drive from reykjavik was an easy one in our opinionit will have everything you need and even more you wanteverything clean and tidyour cottage was perfectly clean and had personal touchesit's really clean and cozyreally nice cabin with amazing views! really neat and clean, we loved itit 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 lotsuper friendly andthe goats and sheep greeted us on our arrival and the hosts were quick in their communicationthe hosts are very friendlythe next day, the weather was a little bad, so he sent me a message and gave me all the detailsRead more reviewsbeautiful locationgreat location, beautiful cottage!it's very near to the kirkjufell viewpointit's walking distance from the waterfallslocation location location
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 HeavenThe next village is Búðardalur, Dalasýsla, Iceland
Top guest reviewsbelieve the other reviewsit was very comfortable and cozy during our very cold staythe house is very cozy and comfortable, well equippedthe kitchen was indeed well-equipped, but we also bought some groceries of our own as we wanted to prepare our own mealsif you're like us and use airbnb to find that extra special and unique place, then do not hesitate to bookthe home was very clean and cozy and the views were outstandingit was exactly as described and the pictures really don't do the view justicethe views are amazing, and we felt like we were homethe 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 weatherhost is really helpful and communicativekristjan went out of his way to make us feel welcome and made sure to greet us in person to guide us to the cabinkritjian always responded promptly and gave us some great tips for our tripnice house , good viewsRead more reviewsgreat location within the mountainsthe location is just breathtakingthe peace of the location is pricelessvery beautiful house surrounded by naturethe location is secluded but close to a beautiful coastal town
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 lGrundarfjörður, West, Iceland
Top guest reviewsthe bedrooms are warm and cozythe view was incrediblethe summerhouse was a delight to stay inthere is a bbq pit and hottub as well!the best part is the amazing view of the mountain and surrounding waterbodiesthe kitchen was well stocked with cookware and basic cooking ingredients so we were able to prepare some mealsclean, spacious cottage with awesome viewseach rooms are clean and full of equipment for guestthe house is clean and has a full kitchenfantastic views and very homely feeland the views
Host:owner is also very warm and helpfulsuper nice hostthe host is very nice, welcomed us in person and give us a lot of tourism informationthe host was very welcomingthe hosts are great and met us when we checked in to make sure we had everything we neededRead more reviewsthe house is in a perfect location, surrounded by naturethe house located on a good area and easy to findamazing location!location is great and convenienta great private location with lots of amenities
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 HOUSEHvolsvöllur, Rangárþíng eystra, Iceland
Top guest reviewsalso the kitchen was greatfantastic view and easy to findthe 360 view is breathtakingthe kitchen is amazingly stocked with all the cooking essentials you needview of sunset over the mountains nearby were spectaculareverything was clean and in ordereverything was very clean and newthe house was clean and spaciouswonderful house, very clean, everything available thereextremely clean, modern place
Host:svanur himself was also an excellent host, whose replies were always prompt and informativesvanur is an awesome superhost, prompt with communications, helpful on travel tips during our stay and meticulous with the house furnishings' setupsvanur provided many helpful tips prior to stayingsvanur was accommodating and communication was greatsvanur was great to work with & we appreciated the area restaurant recommendationsRead more reviewssurrounded by beautiful naturebecause the location was far away from the city, we were able to star gaze at nightbeautiful housean exceptional house, in an exceptional locationamazing place and location
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.
StundarfriðurHelgafellssveit, Stykkishólmur, Iceland
Top guest reviewscozy place, comfy bed, outstanding viewkitchen is fully equippedwell equipped kitchen and comfortable bed sofasvery private and calm environmentreally recommendable!so clean and comfortablelots of towels are available, which is nicethe place was really nice, quiet and cleanthe 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 sweetthe hotel staff is very hospitable and helpfulthis host was very welcoming and accommodating to our groupvery helpful staffwhen we needed help, a quick call was made and was answered quickly and kindlyRead more reviewsfine cottage near stykkisholmurperfect and quiet locationbeautiful location great place to staycottage noespecially cottage no
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 ReykjavikReykjavík, Capital Region, Iceland
Top guest reviewsbeautiful viewbeautiful viewlovely space with great view of the harborthe bed was super comfortablethe place was super clean and quiet, the view was spectacular, the bed was comfy, the shower was greatvery clean and comfortablevery clean, just as describedgreat apartment and extremely clean with some good viewsthe apartment was very clean and it is laid out very nicely with plenty of roomthe place is everything it says and then some (very clean and views are amazing)
Host:magnus was helpful and quick with responsesmagnus was helpful and responsivethe host was very communicative, responsive, and friendly and left thorough instructions and helpful tips for the areathe views are spectacular! magnus is a wonderful host, very quick to respond and accommodatingwe arrived by car and the information magnus sent us was very detailed and made for an easy arrivalRead more reviewsamazing locationthe location is at few minutes by walk from the main street and in a good areavery convenient locationwalking distance to shops, restaurants and some attractions!well located to the main shopping and dinning area
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 viewAkureyri, Northeast, Iceland
Top guest reviewsbeautiful viewgood kitchen , comfy bedsincredible view outsidekitchen is fully equippedquick drive into townvery clean and nicely decoratedvery clean and nicely decoratedbeautiful, clean, well decorated with gorgeous viewapartment was exactly as describedit's uniquely furnished and decorated with attention to detail
Host:nice designshe also help by sending us to town area upon our checkoutthe host had music playing when we came in which made for a lovely entrancethumbs up the owner for being such a great host as well!very nice designRead more reviewsgreat blackout shades (if you're visiting in the summernear the city, few min drivegreat location, amazing view from the cabinits a wonderful place! we where so lucky to get it and enjoid every single moment! best choice!10 min away from downtown
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 fjordSeyðisfjörður, East, Iceland
Top guest reviewsquirky features to make it specialthe kitchen has all the facilities and the shower seeing the landscape is perfectthe view over the fjord is amazingprepare to wake up to the relaxing sound of the waves :)this house is incredible and the town is so charmingclean and nicely decoratedthe place was perfectly clean, warm and comfylovely place, amazing view, spotlessly clean and great amenitiesthe cabin is very modern and thoughtfully decoratedit 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 bookingbenedicta was really nice, and easy to contacton the plus side, the host was very responsive via messages when i did contact her about the issueeverything else was greatRead more reviewsgreat cottage in a really beautiful and peaceful locationgreat house in a great locationthe location is very beautifulvery special location if you are looking for peace and tranquilitythere are few experiences anywhere in the world that compare
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 LightsSelfoss, Iceland
Top guest reviewscomfortable bed toogreat kitchen and bedit is comfortable and well equippedthe cottage was amazingly cosy and privatevery comfortable bedthe toilet was clean, and modernit is very clean, comfortable and the host was very prevenant with our daughter as wellit was lovely and clean and in a great locationit was clean and comfortable and in a good locationamazing trip! the place was spotless and the views were amazing
Host:host very helpful with local informationlove to visit her againsigga warmely welcomed us and gave us a lot of advices about the surroundingsthe hospitality was amazingwonderful experienceRead more reviewsnice cabin, far enough from city lights to see the aurorareally beautiful little cottagethe best stay so farwell located toowhat a great little cottage in a great location
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
Top guest reviewsas described in photosexcellent host and room looks exactly like the photo shownlovely and cozy apartment with all necessities neededthe rainfall shower is fantastic too!the apartment is spacious and has a kitchen facilitybeautiful, clean spacestudio was clean and comfortablenice, clean, and moderngreat place! clean and convenientclean, and comfortable!
Host:her local tips were very helpfulmaria is a very friendly hostmaria was a wonderful hostmaria was very nice and very helpfulshe was very helpfulRead more reviewsreally nice location close to the city centershort 15min walk to laugavegur streetthe location is fantastic ,near to the light house which should be a great location to catch the aurora but no luck for usvery neat location downtownwalking distance to supermarket and subway
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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