10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Kopavogur, Iceland - Updated 2023

Ryan Joshua
Ryan Joshua 
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Located right next to Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik, the municipality of Kopavogur is a very underrated place that is usually overlooked by tourists and travelers alike. A lot of people are unaware of the wonders and tourist spots that Kopavogur has to offer. There are a lot of great museums in the town that features modern and contemporary art like Gerðarsafn and Natural History Museum. You can also go shopping as Smáralind, Iceland’s largest shopping mall, is located in Kópavogur. Places to relax such as swimming pools and hot tubs can be also found all over Kopavagur. If this small town is worth of visiting, here are some of the best Airbnbs in Kopavagur, Iceland.

1. Quiet place by the seaside (from USD 155)

Located near the city center and the best parks, this place along the shore is a great place for couples and families to stay. Because it is just along the shore, you can enjoy easy access to the beach. It is also very close to supermarkets, restaurants, and shops. There’s also a swimming pool with warm water and barbecue on site. The home also comes with free WiFi, an LED TV with cable and satellite channels, and a washing machine.

Kópavogur, Capital Region, Iceland
354 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

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excellent apartment with outstanding views of the atlantic ocean
immaculate fully-equipped comfortable great view and full of helpful touches to make your stay a pleasant one
she provides everything you need and the views from the apartment are amazing
this is a fantastic and very comfortable apartment with a beautiful view
its a cozy 2-bed 1 bath place with thoughtful amenities
clean and well designed
everything was very clean and stylish
clean quiet comfortable
beautiful clean modern place
the space is clean comfortable and quiet
the host is very responsive
the owner was very helpful
salome is a wonderful host
hosts were wonderful as well
salome is a great host at this wonderful property
the location is great
good location to explore reykjavik
great location - close to shops/food
location was nice and quiet
great time here convenient location
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2. Cozy apartment near Reykjavik

This nice and cozy private studio apartment with a lovely backyard in Kopavogur is a great place for a couple, a family, or a group of friends to stay. It features a private bathroom and a kitchen. Sleeping areas are found in the bedroom and the living room where there is a sofa bed. It is only a ten-minute walk away from the bus center. From there, you can reach the city of Reykjavik by a quick bus ride.

Kópavogur, Iceland
35 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

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powerful hot shower and fast reliable wifi
comfortable beds and blackout shades were a nice touch (especially if you took the red-eye flight in)
the space itself is clean and large
warm clean and private
the apartment was spotless and the hosts very friendly and responsiveness
the place was clean and felt very much like a home away from home :)
the house was clean and tidy and our host was very welcoming
the hosts are great and attentive
ingvar was a great host
very lovely home and ingvar was a good host
ingvar was also very friendly and helpful
hosts were cery communicative and friendly
great accommodation in a good location
great apartment close to reykjavik with everything you need to be comfortable
great place is the backyard of ingvars house
a great place to stay
great place centrally located; very clean and spacious
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3. Quiet and comfortable studio

This feature-filled studio apartment has a very clean and comfortable living space that every guest would surely love and appreciate. Located in a very safe and family-friendly neighborhood, this apartment can comfortably accommodate up to three guests. There is also a fully-equipped kitchen complete with stoves, microwave, coffee machine, kettle, pots, pans, glasses, and many more. The bathroom also includes a toilet, wash basin, washing machine, shower, hair dryer, toiletries and towels.

Kópavogur, Iceland
132 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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the amenities in the kitchen were great
we particularly enjoyed the geothermally heated swimming pools
we were glad that the bed was very comfortable and the wifi worked great
the bed was very comfortable we had no issues sleeping through the night
the kitchenette was perfect for saving money on eating out and the bed was very comfortable
the place was very clean and tidy
room was clean and comfortable
this place was super clean and comfortable
the apartment was very clean and warm
it was clean private and comfortable
our hosts were so kind and hospitable
great hosts quiet neighbourhood and lovely home
super friendly hosts that replied to any questions i had very quickly
hjördis and gummi have been nice hosts
hjordis was a great host and very responsive
great place to stay near by reykjavík
not in reykjavík proper) was ideal and close to several grocery stores
location was nice and quiet
great for the money perfect location
really great apartment in a good location only a 10 minute drive from the city centre
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4. Comfy and quiet holiday home

This recently renovated private family home is located in a very beautiful and serene location in Kopavogur. The home features a fully equipped kitchen, five bedrooms with new comfy beds, and a bathroom with a shower and a bathtub. Aside from the very bright and spacious living and dining room, there is also a very nice sunroom. The laundry room has a washing machine and a dryer for your convenience. The home’s garden is also newly designed and landscaped with an outside shower and a hot tub.

Kopavogur, Capital Region, Iceland
120 reviews  
Entire house 9 Beds 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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it was definetely was enough room for 7 people to live comfortably
the house has off-road parking comfy beds and fast wifi and there is a very nice conservatory and patio
it was a good size for our group of 7 - plenty of bedrooms spacious living room
hot tub big spaces separated rooms - ideal for 4-7 people
we were a group of 8 and we all had a comfortable place to stay
very spacious clean and modern
rooms were clean and tidy
the house is very clean and comfortable
the house was very clean and tidy
it was very clean and if a high standard
unnur was a great host
host is very responsive
unnur was a fantastic host
she was also an accommodating and responsive host
fantastic host and beautiful home
great location pretty central
nice house and good location
location is great to hit up all the key icelandic points of interest
the location is easy to get to and from the city
this is a very beautiful home close to town
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5. Small and cozy flat

This small but very cozy apartment in Kopavogur is a great place for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, and families, even with kids, to stay. It has a big bedroom, a bathroom that comes with a shower, towels, shampoo and hair dryer, a living room with a sofa bed, cable TV and Wi-Fi connection, and a fully equipped kitchen with a refrigerator, microwave, blender, and a coffee machine. Serenity is also ensured in this place with a very nice garden view from the living room.

Kópavogur, Iceland
157 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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there is a confortable double bed in the bedroom and a nice convertible sofa in the living room
microwave small fridge nice shower couch with open windows and all on the same floor
it was a comfortable size for two
the bed was truly comfortable and the living area was well laid out
clean bathroom with great shower pressure
very clean and cute
excellent hosts great communication very clean and updated apartment
everything was super clean
a very homely and clean place to stay
they were very friendly and attentive
friendly accommodating and helpful hosts
they were very attentive and gracious
unbelievably hospitable accommodating and pleasant hosts
our hosts checked in on us regularly but unobtrusively which was nice
excellent location and very close to the water
the location was also great
the location is great - just around 10 minute drive to downtown reykjavik
great location for us with a car
the location was great for our use
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6. Posh apartment hotel

This very chic and posh apartment hotel in Blue Mountain Apartments, features a lot of amenities which every guest would surely enjoy and love. There’s non-stop free WiFi access, laundry facilities, cable TV, ironing, heating, complimentary toiletries, fully-equipped kitchen, and other amenities. The place is also guaranteed to be family friendly; cribs and baby equipment are also available upon request.

Kópavogur, Iceland
81 reviews  
Entire serviced apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the amenities are also complete for a comfortable stay
the apartment is spacious i love the view when sitting down at the couch definitely will stay here again
comfy bed with a nice view of reykjavik
we enjoyed the comfortable beds and additional sleep sofa space for our two young children
check in was extremely easy and the view from the apartment was awesome
very clean and well decorated
space was clean and well furnished
super clean place and decorated nicely
bathroom was super clean and everything very modern
the space was very clean and stylish
the staff in the building was also very nice
best airbnb host ive ever had
johanna was an amazing host she was helpful kind thoughtful and generous
johanna was a great host and provided us with great information for our trip
johanna herself is an extremely helpful honest and truly considerate person
beautiful apartment great location
quiet and peaceful location
the location was perfect for the airport and is only 10 minutes from reykjavik
bonus supermarket and places to eat within walking distance
wonderful location very modern and clean
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7. Family-friendly apartment

This is a very family-friendly apartment with a private entrance. It is a few minutes’ walk to public transport, bakeries, restaurants, coffee shops, banks, pharmacies, and other places of interest. There is also a swimming pool that can be reached in fifteen minutes by walking. The city center is also just a few minutes away. This place is very family- and kid-friendly. The property even has a baby bed, feeding chairs, and toys available for guests.

Kópavogur, Iceland
135 reviews  
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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it has nice natural light and a kitchen
apartment has small kitchen but there are all basic amenities that one could wish (including tiny dishwasher)
very comfortable and nice bedrooms entrance with access code that gives freedom to arrive at any hour
heater works really well we felt so warm enough
if it can have a tv would be great
nice and clean apt for sleepover
clean and cozy place to stay
it is clean and comfortable
nice and clean little apartment
place was clean and spacious
the host offered a pack of chocolate as a welcoming gift
bartlomiej and ewelina are great hosts we totally enjoyed our stay
loved the tips and notes left by the hosts on the board in the kitchen
easy and quick communication with the host
excellent location close to main roads and downtown reykjavik
close to shops and to go back to the airport it was a great location
very good location for travellers with a car
our stay was great here we loved the location everything was convenient and near to the city
if you need to be close to the airport this is a great option
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8. Sparkling clean studio-type

This apartment in Kopavogur boasts of its self check-in feature and being sparkling clean. It is a double-room apartment that features free WiFi, laundry facilities, heater, toiletries, family-friendly features, fully-equipped kitchen and entertainment devices.

Kópavogur, Iceland
22 reviews  
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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the price is to high and the apartment looks like hostel
warm and very clean
the accomodation was clean and the kitchen had dishes pots pans and cutlery
the place is sparkling clean and neat
pure and clean apartment with fantastic beds
great spot very clean i would recommend
quick and helpful responses from the hosts
nice place not too far from downtown
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9. Luxurious and quiet villa

This spacious yet cozy one-story villa can comfortably sleep up to 12 persons. Aside from the basic amenities, the villa also has a terrace that has a hot tub and a sauna for you to use freely. It is also located in a very friendly neighborhood. In fact, there is also a playing area for your kids that is reachable with just a short walk. This property is also convenient and very accessible as it is also very near to public transport, grocery stores, restaurants, swimming pools, and bus stations.

Kópavogur, Iceland
124 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 4 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

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Amenities & Room:
and the kitchen amenities were perfect
we loved the amenities including hot tub sauna greenhouse wifi and toiletries and fenced yard
the beds are really comfortable with memory foam mattresses
could not figure out how to use the tv otherwise a great stay
we had 10 girls for a bachelorette stay here and there was the perfect amount of room
hot tub was clean and plenty warm
very clean home with everything you need
they provided clean linens towels and even soap and shampoo
wonderful spacious and clean apartment
the house is amazing clean bright warm comfortable
attentive and responsive hosts
sibel and her dad are extremely helpful and friendly hosts
the hosts are very helpful to prepare your stay
sibel was accessible helpful and engaging
sibel is responsive to any questions we had
great location with a grocery store and clinic nearby 10 minute drive to downtown
we loved the house and location
the location was very good just outside the city centre and easily accessible by public bus
beautiful location to relax with a large family; with a short drive convenient to all activities in reykjavik
great bathroom with walk in shower
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10. Cozy studio with a hot tub

If you are looking for a quiet and comfortable place to stay that is located right in the heart of Kopavogur, then this Airbnb property is right for you. This nice private studio gives you access to a large garden and a hot tub. There is a single king-sized bed and a pull-out couch to comfortably sleep up to four people. The studio also comes equipped with a TV, radio and free WiFi access. You can be amazed as you dip in their hot tub while watching the northern lights dancing in the skies above you.

Kopavogur, Höfuðborgarsvæði utan Reykjavíkur, Iceland
359 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful room and fully equipment
really comfortable double bed all necessary kitchen appliances needed (toaster fridge cooker etc)
very cozy convenient studio with all the amenities you need to relax on your stay in reykjavik
having a kitchen also saved a lot of expense and siggi’s list of recommendations helped keep us entertained
the unit was a little colder than comfort level - space heater helped a bit
it is a very clean and cosy studio
very nice and clean accomodation
the unit is clean and quiet
siggi’s place was clean and functional
the place is very clean and inviting
siggi was a good host
siggi himself is a wonderful host and made us feel very welcomed
great hosts and beautiful apartment
very nice place and lovely hosts :)
i would definitely recommend this host/site
amazing place to stay near downtown
great location and close to the center of reykjavik
perfect tucked-away location for a romantic getaway
great place to stay fab location and hosting
the neighborhood is quiet and beautiful and only a few miles from the bustling city center
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Get cozy in Kopavogur, Iceland

The quiet and serene small town of Kopavogur in Iceland surely offers a great place for travelers to stay, especially if they want to experience living in Reykjavik or explore other places in Iceland. The next time you’re in Kopavogur, make sure that you get to stay in these great Airbnb places!

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