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. Spacious two-bedroom house with kids' playground (from USD 183)
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 Cabin, House no lGrundarfjörður, West, IcelandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:exelent place to stay awesome view and cozy placeand full kitchen facilities hot bath with best view on the placeit was warm in the cottage in winter and the kitchen is well equippedwe enjoyed our stay at hjörtur's apartment the view behind the apartment was amazingthe facilities are complete and the accommodation is very comfortable
Cleanliness:place was clean and super cozythe space was spotless clean and very well maintainedcozy home very clean beautiful surroundings and big windowsthis cabin is spotless comfortable and very welcomingthe house was clean well-equipped and spacious
Host:the host was very welcominggreat host + great househjortur is a great hostowner is also very warm and helpfulgreat host who cares about guests having a positive experienceRead more reviews
Location:the location of hjortur's place is the bestthe location of this airbnb is amazingthe location of the house is so amazinglocation is great and convenientthis place was amazing in terms of location
2. Amazing one-bedroom cottage with a lovely terrace (from USD 138)
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 the Northern LightsSelfoss, IcelandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:really pretty cottage with all amenities and a fully stacked kitchenkitchen amenities were perfect and the bed was comfortableall the amenities were exactly what we needed for a comfortable and cozy staycottage is very welcoming and comfortablegorgeous cosy space amazing views kitchen and bathroom stocked with everything you could want
Cleanliness:clean perfect space for twothe toilet was clean and modernhighly recommended very clean nice and cosy cottagevery cozy clean well-equipped and comfortablesuch an amazing stay here adorable home very clean and great personal touches highly recommend
Host:lovely setting next to the host’s houseand the host was very helpfullovely friendly hosts and plenty of privacylovely host too :) would highly recommendmost of all the owner was very warm kind and very helpfulRead more reviews
Location:central to many cool placescosy lodge set in a perfect location for travellersit's in a great location for driving the golden circlegreat location to some of the key southern iceland sitesgreat cosy cabin in a perfect location to explore the golden circle
3. Lovely one-bedroom cottage with mountain views (from USD 173)
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, IcelandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the views were spectacular and we enjoyed having breakfast and taking them in from our porch every morningthere was everything necessary in the kitchen and the room was too warm and the interior was prettythe view from the bed is amazing toobeautiful cozy green cabin views cannot be beatcomfortable home and an amazing view to spend the night with your loved ones
Cleanliness:everything clean and tidyit's really clean and cozyit is very clean and well equippedthe guesthouse was very clean and was well equipped with everything we neededour cottage was perfectly clean and had personal touches
Host:the hosts are very friendlyquick responses very friendly and invitinganna and óli are wonderful hosts and always happy to see youanna and oli is a super nice and friendly hostvery relaxing anna and óli are the best hosts everRead more reviews
Location:beautiful location very cosy cabina cosy cabin in a picturesque locationamazing value for this locationa fantastic location in a fantastic countrya prime location for nature lovers
4. Cozy one-bedroom home (from USD 270)
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.
Kolsstaðir - Piece of HeavenThe next village is Búðardalur, Dalasýsla, IcelandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the space itself with the huge picture window was so magical and cozythe cottage was well-appointed and the bed extremely comfortablethe kitchen has everything you need to make your own meals and the view is outstandingthe bed in the loft fits two comfortablyhome was cozy no washing machine or clothes dryer but everything was very nice
Cleanliness:everything was spotlessly cleanspotlessly clean comfortable and well appointedeverything was perfect clean and confortableit was warm cozy clean and very nicely decoratedthe house was warm spotlessly clean and had everything you need for a fantastically relaxing getaway
Host:the host and staff were very hospitable and kindhost is really helpful and communicativekristján was a wonderful host and responded quickly when i had questions before our stayhe was also very responsive to questionskristján is an excellent host and he provided valuable instructions prior to our arrivingRead more reviews
Location:the location is just breathtakinggreat location within the mountainsthe peace of the location is pricelessthe location is secluded but close to a beautiful coastal towna perfect location to set out and enjoy the region
5. Charming four-bedroom vacation villa (from USD 317)
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, IcelandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:it had dream house vibes and i was impressed with all the amenities available within that cosy apartmenta perfect and beautiful kitchen fully stocked with all our needs even coffeeawesome house many splendid views from each roomsthe natural backdrop that one experiences while sheltered inside the solid stylish and comfortable home is incredibleit was sleek and stylish yet comfortable and homey at the same time
Cleanliness:everything was very clean and neweverything was clean and in orderextremely clean modern placefresh towels and clean beds together with an excellent shower setup make the wives extremely satisfiedclean enough room for 6 guests
Host:the host is responsive and helpfulsvanur is a really great hostsvanur provided many helpful tips prior to stayingsvanur was a great host and super quick to communicate withsavnur the host is also super responsiveRead more reviews
Location:i would recommend this locationamazing secluded location and an fabulous housethe location of the house is perfect for exploring local attractionsboth remote and close to some great waterfallslovely comfortable house in stunning location
6. Beautiful one-bedroom studio with spell-binding views (from USD 102)
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, IcelandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:great views over the town from your living room windowa modern apartment with a great viewnice modern design with a good kitchen excellent tv service and fabulous views over the fjord belowthe whole place was architecturally amazing and the apt was comfortable with the amazing viewsthis apartment is in the perfect place for visiting akueryi and other parts of north iceland
Cleanliness:very clean and nicely decoratedvery clean and nicely decoratedit’s a very clean modern spacevery clean place and easy check in / check outok the place is so clean you can eat off the floor
Host:thumbs up the owner for being such a great host as wellpétur was a great host and super speedy to help out with anything :)a few suggestions for improvement given directly to hostlove the great view the host was very helpful and kindly provided everything we need to knowthe host had music playing when we came in which made for a lovely entranceRead more reviews
Location:excellent location on a hilltop overlooking the citygreat apartment in a lovely locationa stunning location and a very stylish placebeautiful studio in a beautiful locationthis apartment was cute and the location great; close to the city and absolutely gorgeous view
7. Nicely decorated two-bedroom house with an indoor fireplace (from USD 179)
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, IcelandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:some very thoughtful additions that also make the stay modern and luxurious (wifi wireless speaker coffee maker)the view was amazing the decorating was modern and comfortablethe view is stunning and the house itself has everything you want and really cozy & comfortablevery cosy place beautiful views comfortable facilities and friendly ownerthis old school house is amazing the kitchen was spacious and has great amenities
Cleanliness:clean and nicely decoratedthe place was perfectly clean warm and comfythe modern and clean kitchen bathroom and living area were beautifulit was clean and the house design is very beautiful
Host:benedikta was a great host and available to answer questionsbenedikta was a perfect hostbenedikta was a really great host and provided lots of help and assistance from start to finishbenedikta was very helpful and was easy to contact for any questions we hadbenedikta was easily to be reached and very helpfulRead more reviews
Location:beautiful location and nice walki gpaths near bythe location is very beautifulgreat house in a great locationamazing location for a cozy little housethe location was remote and stunning
8. Modern and elegant one-bedroom studio (from USD 172)
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, IcelandSuperhost
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Amenities & Room:the apartment was modern and cosy with great wifi and amenitiesapartment has a lot of space and comfortable furnishingslarge comfortable space and well equipped for self cateringthe apartment itself is a good size for our family of 4took a stroll down to the harbour for breakfast on maria’s recommendation which was fantastic
Cleanliness:great place clean and convenientnice clean and modernstudio was clean and comfortableeverything was very clean and easy to find/accessthe apartment was great and clean
Host:she was very helpfulmaria is such a nice hostmaria was a wonderful hostit was our very 1st airbnb experience & we simply love it the credit goes to our host mariamaria is a very friendly hostRead more reviews
Location:great location just a short walk from the city centrethe location is great with close access to downtowngreat location close to the city centergreat location and easy check inreally nice location close to the city center
9. Stylish cottage with breathtaking views
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.
Entire cottage hosted by AuðurHelgafellssveit, Stykkishólmur, Iceland
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Amenities & Room:wifi connecfion is greathigh speed internet warm running water very effective heating system scenic views functional kitchen to cook inthe equipped kitchen allowed us to cook our own meals and the coffee maker was fantasticcozy cottage in the beautiful snaefellness peninsuladefinitely good value for money super wifi is definitely a plus
Cleanliness:so clean and comfortablesmall but nice and clean cottageit was clean and the area is quiteabsolutely loved this place very clean and cozythe place was nice and clean
Host:the host is very sweetthe personnel was very kind and helpfulthis host was very welcoming and accommodating to our groupthe hotel staff is very hospitable and helpfulthe host is very kind and there is not much procedure to check inRead more reviews
Location:great location good value accommodationbeautiful location great place to stayvery cute cottage location was great for what we wantedsuch a beautiful place perfect location to travel around the peninsulaperfect and quiet location
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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