10 Best Luxury Cabins In Iceland - Updated 2024

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Characterized by volcanic landscapes, geyzers, lava fields, and world-famous hot springs, Iceland is a Nordic country with outstanding natural beauty. Its location on the edge of the Arctic Circle allows its visitors to be entertained by the breathtaking and elusive Aurora Borealis. Those coming over from September to March have bigger chances. From posting Instagram-worthy selfies in the iconic Blue Lagoon in Grindavík to whale-watching in Reykjavik, there are plenty of exciting activities tourists can try in Iceland year-round - aside from northern lights viewing. To help you with your upcoming getaway in this world-renowned destination, browse through this list of the best luxury cabins in Iceland.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) host status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to luxury services and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 09, 2024.

1. Harpa Holiday Home, Húsafell

This modern cabin is suitable for travelers looking to escape to Mother Earth. Although it seems secluded in nature and in the middle of nowhere, the are neighbors within proximity, and WiFi is accessible to guests. Not only that, but a kitchen, a sunny living space, and a bathroom with a walk-in shower are at your service, as well.

One of the best features of the property is the hot tub that invites patrons to enjoy a refreshing soak under the starry skies. Feel free to light up the grill whenever you’re in the mood for a barbecue. A nine-golf course and a swimming pool are within walking distance of the property.

Stayed at this property?
Húsafell, Iceland
47.22 km (29.4 mi) from Thingvellir National Park
19 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house has all the amenities you might need very comfortable and cozy
great location very clean absolutely fabulous
kjartan is a great host
the host is quick at responding and helpful
a lovely house in a great location perfect for exploring húsafell and surroundings
this place is a rare gem loved it
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2. The Grand Lodge of The Golden Circle, Grímsnes- og Grafningshreppur (from USD 747)

For vacationers looking for accommodation near Reykjavic but not too close to its hustle and bustle, The Grand Lodge of The Golden Circle might pique your interest. Located less than an hour’s drive from the capital city, this Airbnb is the perfect hideaway home for city-dwellers escaping the metro life. You will love the serene and scenic country location and the meticulously furnished rustic design - with cozy outdoor lounge seatings.

Guests appreciate the amenities, including a fully equipped kitchen with a Nespresso coffee maker. To keep everyone entertained, a pool table, a Smart TV, and WiFi are provided. Topping it all off with a fire pit and a hot tub.

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Grímsnes- og Grafningshreppur, Iceland
28.24 km (17.6 mi) from Thingvellir National Park
68 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
for breakfast you have a nice view of a table mountain
having a den upstairs with a giant smart tv and pool table made everyone happy
linda was extremely communicative and helpful
from snowstorms through road blockages they were very communicative helpful and open to accommodate our needs
beautiful place in a great location
great location smooth checkin northern lights
as to the lodge it’s a beautiful place for a city break
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3. Laxfoss Luxury Lodge, Laxfoss (from USD 950)

Are you a fan of high-end vacation rentals? With million-dollar mountain and waterfall views enjoyable through floor-to-ceiling windows, what can be more luxurious than this impressive lodge? Besides the scenery, the modern rustic design with original fittings from the 20s is just as easy on the eyes.

The open kitchen with accompanying hardwood dining set will compel culinary enthusiasts to show off their skills. A dedicated workspace and WiFi are available for travelers with online work to be done. Guests can “Netflix & chill” in their free time. Are you a health buff? The private sauna will surely excite you.

Stayed at this property?
Laxfoss, Iceland
55.83 km (34.7 mi) from Thingvellir National Park
68 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 4 Beds 5 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
peaceful great views and comfortable accommodation
beautiful view from the kitchen table
the cabin was clean warm and beautiful
our hosts were welcoming and kind
very helpful and communicative hosts
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4. Cabin 9 Iceland (from USD 890)

What better way to make your Icelandic holiday one for the books than staying in an upscale Nordic guesthouse? If you think so, too, this new cabin with design details that nod to northern Europe’s style influences is perfect for you. From the dark facade to the contrasting muted white interiors, blessed with modern furniture and plenty of natural light, this accommodation screams Nordic from every angle. Apart from the aesthetics, the amenities are worth commending, too.

In addition to standard home features, like kitchen and living spaces, this Airbnb has WiFi, Netflix, and a private sauna.

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143.21 km (89.0 mi) from Thingvellir National Park
95 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the space heater helped a wee bit and once under the duvets it was delightfully toasty
the furniture kitchen and bedrooms were stylish spotless and comfortable
cabin 9 is a stylishly designed super well appointed and extremely comfortable haven
it's a great space to hang out with friends it's comfortable spacious with all necessary appliances
beds were very comfortable and kitchen was well stocked
it was spotless beautiful and the decor was amazing
the house is beautifully decorated and clean the secluded hilltop setting is absolutely gorgeous great experience
agusta is a wonderful host
i would highly recommend this place & the host made everything very clear and helpful
agusta was really helpful and kind the entire time
agusta is a gracious host and has thought of everything that may make your holiday more enjoyable
agusta was so helpful in making sure we had what we needed for a lovely stay
great location fantastic place to stay
what an incredible place - like staying in a chic 5 star hotel
beautiful well-kept home in a stunning remote location
the place is pretty itself and set in a location with an amazing view
truly a top ranking place
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5. Private villa with a geothermal pool, Laugarvatn

This private villa offers the comforts of home and the amenities of luxurious resorts. It has space for big groups, perfect for family reunions. Here, you can expect two kitchens, indoor and outdoor living areas, and spotless baths. Upscale facilities, such as a sauna and a geothermal pool, are available for your enjoyment. The garden offers the perfect spot for morning meditation, while the deck provides guests with barbecue equipment for a delightful afternoon cookout.

Stayed at this property?
Laugarvatn, Iceland
27.29 km (17.0 mi) from Thingvellir National Park
20 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 14 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool was fantastic
the house is lovely very clean and the pool was great fun
nice place located on golden circle
excellent location near pingvellie national park and gulfoss waterfall
a wonderful place to kick back and relax
(2) the location is fantastic; it's perfect for day trips throughout the golden circle
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6. Golden Circle log house with a sauna, Selfoss (from USD 644)

Planning a visit to the beautiful Selfoss anytime soon? Why not book this upscale Airbnb and enjoy proximity to the Icelandic town, which is only 17km (10.6mi) away. With two comfortable bedrooms and a sleeping loft, all eight guests are sure to indulge in a rested holiday. The log house comes with a kitchen, so guests can prepare their favorite homecooked meals, even on vacation. Apart from the sauna, the hot tub is one of the most loved amenities of the accommodation. Those who are visiting during winter may experience bathing under the dazzling northern lights.

During the summer season, a playground is installed steps from the house.

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Selfoss, South, Iceland
24.09 km (15.0 mi) from Thingvellir National Park
80 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fabulous views and good facilities
the accommodations far exceeded our expectations has to be one of the nicest and most comfortable places in iceland
also lovely and warm very nice setup and the beds were extremely comfortable
it's clean modern and beautiful
its well equipped clean and modern inside
this was the most amazing cabin clean very nice interior and great spot for northern light spotting
jon was very helpful and everything was absolutely fantastic
the house is just amazing as is jon as a host
professional responsive hosting from jon
on a final note jon was a great host who answered any queries very quickly
beautiful house and great location
it’s a good location
location is also superb with most sights within easy driving distance
best location in the country
perfect balance of being close yet far away enough from everything to truly feel connected to the area
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7. Fantastic log cabin with a hot tub, Golden Circle (from USD 342)

When spending a holiday in a dreamy destination such as Iceland’s famous Golden Circle, you deserve accommodation that is just as magical. Boasting an idyllic setting filled with rich vegetation, this cabin assures patrons of a fairytale-like vacation experience with a modern flair. From a fully equipped kitchen to WiFi, it has facilities one will look for in an ideal vacation home - and more. You can also access WiFi, a sauna, and a gas grill for cookouts.

What better way to wrap up a chilly Nording night than a relaxing hot tub bath? You can do that delightful experience here.

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32.97 km (20.5 mi) from Thingvellir National Park
4 reviews   Wifi Available
cabin 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable and the kitchen well equipped
owner should have cleaners come or ensure property is cleaned up
the owner was very helpful and informative
bjorn was a wonderful host
was a lite hard to find but owner was helpful and an amazing place to stay
great location in the golden circle
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8. Lakefront home with an equipped kitchen, Þingvallavatn (from USD 761)

Daydreaming of a blissful lakefront holiday? Start planning and book this four-bedroom waterfront home with a deck, where guests can best appreciate the scenery and the fresh air. A gas grill is available, so you can enjoy grilled bites while falling in love with the view. With a hot tub, you can indulge in a calming dip for maximum relaxation.

This peaceful, fully furnished abode comes with a coffee maker, free WiFi, and shower essentials. Besides complete kitchen equipment, spices are ready for patrons. All you have to bring are the main ingredients for your gourmet specialties.

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Þingvallavatn, Iceland
11.15 km (7.0 mi) from Thingvellir National Park
30 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire cabin 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view is fantastic and the house very comfortable and pretty with a spa
loved having the robes for hot tub and amazing outdoor shower highly recommend berglind’s home
rooms were very large comfortable and cozy
it was also nice and clean and had great ammenities
the home was quiet clean and equipped with everything we needed
her home is very clean comfortable and cosy and the location overlooking the lake is unbeatable
the owners were very nice and communicative
berglind was a very friendly helpful and attentive host
and berglind was a very responsive caring and gracious host
very attentative and friendly host thanks so much for a great time
she met us at the house and explained everything and provided helpful information about the area
great place in an amazing location - an unforgettable stay - thank you berglind
this is the best place we stayed in our iceland trip
excellent location allowing us to visit everything we wanted too
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9. Eldhraun Holiday Home, Kirkjubæjarklaustur (from USD 1366)

If you wish to level up your Icelandic holiday, you can start by booking Eldhraun Holiday Home. This luxurious fishing lodge offers room for 16 people, allowing you to bring all your loved ones aboard. If you’re visiting during the winter season, you might be blessed with the dazzling show of Aurora Borealis, which you can admire while soaking in the outdoor hot tub. The fully furnished property has WiFi, so you can brag about the experience on your social media accounts.

Guests spending the holiday here during the summer season will love its lake access, suitable for fishing. Eldhraun lava field views are a bonus.

Stayed at this property?
Kirkjubæjarklaustur, Iceland
166.06 km (103.2 mi) from Thingvellir National Park
47 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 16 Beds 16 Guests 8 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the home was clean spacious had a hot tub grill and fully equipped kitchen
the house is very amazing with perfect facilities
jon and linda house was very clean and warm
every thing was neat and clean
it is a wonderful place warm clean and private
there are two shower stalls that were clean and easy to use
awesome place to stay very clean perfect set up for multiple families great location
jon and linda are reactive and nice hosts
this home was easy to find and the owners easy to communicate with
jon and linda are very responsive and helpful
the hosts were super responsive and a pleasure to work with
the location is great for exploring the southern part of iceland
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10. Lovely log cabin, Selfoss

A soulfully relaxing holiday experience is in store for vacationers staying in this Airbnb. This country-style log cabin offers marvelous mountain views and a fully furnished space that promises you and your loved ones a worry-free stay. After getting out of the bathroom (with a walk-in shower), you can blow off some steam in the sauna. Once done working your culinary magic in the kitchen, you can set up in the alfresco dining area while some of your vacation buddies enjoy the hot tub.

There are also loungers on the deck where you bathe in sunlight on a pleasant day.

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26.67 km (16.6 mi) from Thingvellir National Park
50 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beds were very comfortable and house well furnished
fantastic summerhouse it was very clean and well appointed
doina’s log cabin is such a lovely place comfortable cosy and very clean
doina is very kind and attentive
the host was extremely kind and thoughtful
doina was great with communicating and so kind
exceptionally friendly and accommodating host leaving us a warm welcoming gift and responding very quickly to our questions
the owner is really sweet and will do her best to make sure her guests are happy
the location is excellent
great location as a base to explore southern region of iceland
great location for visiting the golden circle sights
host is very responsive and the cabin and location is fantastic
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Fall in love with Iceland

There is more to Iceland than the famous Aurora Borealis. Here, you can indulge in unforgettable and relaxing geothermal baths, chase sunsets, and enjoy delicious cuisine. If you wish to level up your holiday experience, choose accommodation from this list of the best luxury cabins in Iceland.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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