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Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Akranes, Iceland - Updated 2020

airbnb Akranes, Iceland

Akranes is a port town, located on the west coast of Iceland and just a stone’s throw away from the capital of Reykjavik. There are a lot of tourist attractions here, such as the Akranes Folk Museum, the Old Akranes Lighthouse, as well as a photography exhibition and an 18-hole golf course. There are regular bus services available for transport.

This tiny hidden treasure on the west coast of Iceland is sure to surprise you with its beauty. Other than tourist destinations, some well-known cafes and restaurants are also present here. Here is a list of top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Akranes, Iceland.

1. Two-bedroom apartment with stunning ocean views (from USD 140)

A stay at this apartment will not only be a comfortable one but will also give you stunning views of the peninsula. This place is the perfect option for a romantic getaway or a family outing. The owners of this apartment provide you with convenience and comfort and are just a call away. This apartment has two bedrooms that are suitable to accommodate four guests and it provides all the necessary amenities. The hosts promise to make their stay an ideal one.

Nice apartment, great ocean view. Licence nr HG-22
Akranes, West, Iceland
101 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the apartment was comfortable and very well-kept and had all necessary facilities
the apartment itself is spacious and comfortable with all the amenities inside
she has a very nice apartment with a unique view of the sea
bright with lovely view of ocean and private bathroom
all basic facilities is available and sigga definitely offer more than basic
very clean and comfortable
very clean welcoming and spacious
everything was clean and well prepared
the apartment is clean and well equipped
the setting by the ocean is beautiful and the apartment was very clean and comfortable
wonderful host so helpful and kind
she was responsive to our questions and attentive to our needs
the host is very friendly and approachable
sigridur was one of the best airbnb hosts that we ever had
the host is really nice and friendly
good location to explore iceland
the location was pleasant and easily accessible a great location for exploring akranes
the house is located in a beautiful place
the location is perfect especially for a short stay because it's close to many places with stunning landscapes
it is a beautiful area and the house is situated in a great location
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2. Charming rooms near Reykjavík (from USD 56)

The ideal location of these rooms makes it a very convenient rental for all guests who stay. A total of 13 guests have recently reported that they have found their rooms sparkling clean, neat, and tidy. Unlike most of the other homes on our list, this rental includes breakfast. The rooms have easy access to major tourist attractions and you will also have a mesmerizing view of Akranes Mountain, right from your room.

2 charming rooms located 42 KM from Reykjavík.
Akranes, West, Iceland
166 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
the huge bathroom is stocked with shampoo and shower gel
he also made us breakfast which was really nice
helgi’s room was the perfect place for us to recover from our long flight
the space was warm and comfortable and the bed was perfect for a good night’s sleep
huge bathroom with a nice hot shower
everything was very clean and comfy
space was very clean
the room was very clean and cosy
everything was really clean and comfortable
room was clean comfy bed
host was very thoughtful towards his guest
contact with the owner was very good
the hosts are really kind and give great tips
good host and cozy house
they provided great suggestions for local spots to check out and were overall wonderful hosts
the location is very good and surroundings are nice
very good location for the start of our western iceland adventures
the location was pretty great because of its easy access to sightseeing places such as snæfellsnes peninsula
very nice stay at helgi's place
the attention to detail in this place was perfection
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3. House near Langisandur Beach (from USD 83)

This Airbnb rental is located five minutes away from the famous Langisandur Beach and has a welcoming feel. The host, Linda, is a sweet and caring person, whose top-most priority is to provide every required assistance and help to all her guests. She makes sure that all the basic amenities are provided, so guests have a hassle-free stay.

This property has a shared lounge and free parking. Its cancellation policy is flexible and, if you cancel within 48 hours, there is no charge. Do note, however, that pets are not allowed on their property.

Hlýlegt,bjart og kosý.Hús með sál..
Akranes, West, Iceland
49 reviews
Private room in bed and breakfast 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
the beds were comfortable not too soft or firm and the room was nicely decorated
breakfast buffet was an impressive spread
beautiful room perfect for three people
the room was very nice with very comfortable beds
we stayed for one night in a three bed room and it was lovely
very clean large room
the bathroom was very clean as well
very clean and warm with comfortable beds
linda offered us clean and comfy rooms
comfortable beds and exceptionally clean
linda was such an amazing host
helpful and nice host
very friendly owner linda
linda was an extremely friendly and accomodating host
linda and his husband are excellent hosts
great spot walking distance to a good restaurant
i wish we could have stayed more at her place
her place is right in the middle of akranes and an easy drive to reykjavik
location was convenient for us and we enjoyed exploring akranes
the town of akranes is very quiet so we got the best sleep during our trip at linda's
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4. Charming room in a historical house (from USD 69)

Inspired by the local art and culture, this property is the best of its kind, as it gives you a real-life experience of olden times. If you want to have an authentic experience of life in Iceland, this could be your perfect abode. Facilities, such as a shared bathroom, free Wi-Fi, parking for cars, and many others, are available on this property.

You can also spend some quality time interacting with the other guests, or even the owners, over a cup of coffee. You can expect to get good service and all the amenities required, such as fresh linen and bath towels, throughout your stay.

Charming room in a historical house
Akranes, Iceland
36 reviews
Private room in guesthouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 4 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was huge and so was the bathroom with a wonderful shower
everything was clean and tidy
rooms are clean and cosy
spotless guesthouse with comfortable bed
clean spacious bright and well maintained
the room and bathroom were very clean and comfortable
very friendly and informative owner
very helpful and kind
eggert met us and was very helpful and welcoming
the possibility to eat (10 euros) breakfast is nice and helpful
at check-in we received helpful tips on hiking to glymur
excellent place close to downtown akranes
the room was nice the location lovely
eggert and ingibjorgs place is in a really great location for travelling around by bus
private and great location as well
the place is great near to the sea in a perfectly restored historic house
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5. Cosy turquoise room near Reykjavik (from USD 56)

This house is situated at a distance of about 40 minutes’ drive from Reykjavik. If you are looking for accommodation in Iceland, this place can serve your purpose. They have beautifully decorated bedrooms with cozy and comfortable beds that ensure you a good night’s sleep. After a tiring day of exploring the town of Akranes, all your body will crave is a good sleep and these rooms offer guests exactly that.

Cosy Turquoise Room. 40 min drive from Reykjavik
Akranes, Iceland
74 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was very comfortable and there is a washer and dryer if needed
comfortable beds warm blankets w&d full kitchen
we got the turquoise room which was decorated all in turquoise and was very nice
great place very clean and stylish
clean colorful space comfy beds and a good location
the room was clean the bathroom big and the kitchen got much to offer
pauline's place is very quiet clean and close to the ocean
the place was very clean and cozy and it felt like home
pauline was an amazing host
pauline is an amazing host
host very nice friendly and accommodating
she was very kind with us she help us every moment
pauline ist very kind and friendly
the location is nice and quiet while still being close to reykjavik
amazing location great comfy room and cozy place
great location very good accommodation at a great price
not to mention very close to the beach which made for a great last night in iceland
i recommend this place
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6. Apartment set in a beautiful location (from USD 106)

This recently renovated apartment will guarantee you a good experience and a comfortable stay while you are traveling to the beautiful fishing town of Akranes. The host, named Kolbrun, is an expert in the hospitality sector and will surely give you a pleasant and ideal stay here. Located right in the heart of Akranes, the apartment has two bedrooms sufficient for four guests and it also has one common space with one couch, one sofa bed, and one bed for toddlers.

Beautiful Location
Akranes, Iceland
54 reviews
Entire apartment 5 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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a lovely view of the water from balcony near the lighthouse and historical museum and free geothermal pool
very stylish comfortable and many amenities
the good news is that we had this wonderful apartment to spend the day in
never seen an airbnb apartment like this
very nice big apartment with lots of facilities fully equiped kitchen breakfast and very well situated
very clean spacious and nice neighborhood
the flat is clean and very nice
the apartment is very clean
cleanliness comfort and lots of detail everywhere
the apartment is clean perfect equipped with some lovely deco
the host was excellent and very quick to respond to queries
she is a perfect host i would stay again there
great host and nicely offer lots of snacks
very accomodating owner and family and lovely setting overlooking the akranes harbor
unforgetable time feels like a second home and the most lovely owners helping in every situation
this is a fantastic location and a wonderful appartment
a lovely flat situated in a quiet town
this is a great place to stay very good location
she also said the neighborhood was very quiet at night plus the best central location in town
and as arkanes is pretty small you can walk to everything from here
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7. Modern, two-bedroom apartment near the harbor

Located amidst the beautiful small town of Akranes, this apartment, known as the White House is a beautiful, old-style villa that provides an ideal and comfortable stay. This colorful and sparkling clean villa is located in an ideal location that gives easy access to places such as the markets and restaurants. The apartment has accommodation for four guests with two bedrooms that have one double bed each. This apartment also has a very nice bathroom with a large shower. Most guests have given positive feedback about this apartment.

The White House apartment Akranes
209 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 4 Guests

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8. Melur - Traditional guesthouse

This traditional-style guesthouse, named Melur, is a cute and cozy wooden space. Located near shops and cafés, one can definitely enjoy staying here. The best part about this guesthouse is that there is always someone present to assist you, whenever required. Customer satisfaction is their top-most priority and they ensure you a comfortable and convenient stay. The host has a friendly nature and promises to provide an ideal stay.

All the basic and necessary amenities, such as a kitchen, free Wi-Fi, an iron, a dryer, and a washer, are available for your convenience.

Melur guesthouse Akranes - Double room
31 reviews
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests

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9. One bedroom at the Melur Guesthouse

This is an ideal place to stay for those who are traveling solo or are on a business trip. This guesthouse promises to serve you with the highest quality of service and is one of the best accommodations available, at a reasonable price. If you are an adventurous soul and are traveling alone, the guesthouse is just perfect for you. It is traditionally styled and has a wooden and cozy ambiance.

There is also a large veranda you can enjoy while you breathe in the fresh air. They also provide all the basic amenities, such as free parking, Wi-Fi, and a kitchen, too.

Melur guesthouse Akranes - Single room
10 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 1 Guests

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10. Cozy one-bedroom room in Akranes

Get a feel-at-home experience at this cozy room. Daniela is a Superhost who is an expert in dealing with her guests, so you can definitely expect good hospitality and great service at this place. With one queen-size bed, this place can accommodate up to two guests. This place has fancy and cutesy décor that makes it a very fine place to stay. It is also located close to the major attractions of Akranes, such as the lighthouse, the beautiful beaches, and the central harbor.

Cozy Room n.1a , Akranes Iceland(35min,Reykjavík)
Akranes, Iceland
78 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

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