If the cold does not bother you, then you should consider visiting Akureyri, a town in northern Iceland that it is considered as the country’s second-largest urban area. Because of its vast history and exponential growth throughout the years, the nickname “Capital of North Iceland” has been given to it. This may root from the mild climate it has, making the town ice-free and famous for port and fishing activities. The diversity of culture in this town is something to look out for considering its attraction spots and restaurants like the Greifinn, Bautinn, Kung Fu sushi bar and so many more that offer a variety of local international cuisine. Here are top 11 Airbnb vacation rentals in Akureyri that will definitely set the mood for your adventure and kick-start your mornings after a great night’s rest.
If there is only one word that can describe this place, it is refreshing! Inside, you will find a number of useful amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, towels, wireless internet, an iron and so much more that is finished off with white, green and wood tones to make it look like the boundary of modern and classical interior design. Since the place can be located in the center of Akureyri, restaurants, clubs, and pubs will entice you to have fun during your stay. Make sure you experience everything you can while in town!
Oddeyrargata 5Akureyri, Iceland
Top guest reviewsthe apartment looks exactly like the photosvery nice and spacey bedroom with several sleeping bedscomfortable place only is we didn’t like was the spotty internethuge apartment lots of spacethe kitchen is fully equipped but needs some improvementsvery clean with a large kitchenthe apartment is clean tidy and spaciousthe house is clean and well stockedthe place was very cleanthe apartment is very spacious and was sparkling clean when we arrived
Host:friendly and helpful hostthe owner is nice and kindhost recommended a restaurant and it was so goodfantastic location lovely kitchen and such nice little touches and communication from the hostwhole flat on the ground floor of owners house spacious good equipedRead more reviewsamazing location in the middle of the citythe location is great toogreat location 2 minutes walking from the city centergreat location close to city center very spaciousthis was a great location very central to the downtown area
Travelling by yourself or with someone has never been so sweet in this cozy room that boasts a location near shops, restaurants, and other attractions like the pool and hot tub at Glerárlaug that is only 5 minutes away. It is complete with a washer and dryer for laundry as well as bathing essentials like shampoo, towels, and a hair dryer to make you feel refreshed and ready to start an adventure in Akureyri. Although the place has no wireless internet, it will motivate you to reach out and actually connect with the people outside enabling you to experience the cultural involvement you are meant to have during your trip.
Cozy room with private parking, Bakkahlíð 39Akureyri, Iceland
Top guest reviewsi absolutely loved the couch that was in the room as welloverall great stay except for wifithere is also a sofa and tv if you want to relax a littlethe house is amazing and view from our rooms window is so beautiful with mountains and the riverhrafnhildur is very kind and in the room there was all you need to make coffee and teaeverything is clean and as advertisedvery clean and private accommodationeverything was immaculately clean and functionalthe bathroom was very clean and modernquiet neighborhood and very clean bathroom
Host:they are very nice hostsvery gentle owners and very good hospitalitygreat choice really nice hostsquick responses and helpful tips from hostsfriendly welcome by the hostRead more reviewsthe location was very goodvery nice place located right in townher place was central to a bunch of attractionsthere is also a free bus that stops nearbyhrafnhildur's place was really nice and close to the central area of akureyri
Best for couples, business travelers, or even both, the private room in this house is bright and cozy and will make your stay as relaxing and comfortable as it can be with its double sized bed. Packed in a quiet neighborhood that takes only a 10-minute walk to get to the city center, the transition from quiet to busy will make you experience how diverse the mood of the city is and how it can affect your mood during your adventures in town. Wireless internet and towels will be at your disposal. The use of the kitchen can be arranged with the host. Books and framed paintings and pictures will keep you company and at the same time will inspire you to do more in town.
Warm, bright and welcoming.
Aside from having a very comfortable place to stay in for a day or two, the host can be the greatest tour guide you can ever have during your stay in Akureyri. The place offers amenities like laundry and bathing essentials as well as a TV, heating system, and wireless internet to keep you connected with work or with loved ones during your stay. It may be small but it is enough for up to 4 people to make the best out of their rest and since the place can be found in the center of the town, near restaurants, cafes, and clubs, it will keep you busy all day long so that you can enjoy literally all the time you have when you visit Akureyri.
Coziest of the cozy, this place is overflowing with its ambiance of warmth both inside and out. The interior of the place has an orange wood finish on most of the furniture like the dining table and chairs and coffee table in the living room accompanied by warm lamps throughout the whole room. It is also equipped with wireless internet, TV, heating system, and a small fireplace that looks like a framed moving picture unless closely looked upon. Overall, the room is nice and comfortable to stay in all day if you choose to. After a long adventure, if you just want to sleep during the day, room-darkening shades are also at your disposal.
Cozy City Centre Home in AkureyriAkureyri, Northeast, Iceland
The white and wooden finish of this entire apartment will make you feel at home. It is a one-bedroom apartment with a king-sized bed. It comprises a fully equipped kitchen, a sofa bed in the living room, wireless internet, laundry appliances like a washer and dryer, TV, and heating system. The place is quite near restaurants, pubs, and clubs so if you are one to enjoy the nightlife, staying in this apartment for a few days will quench your adventurous nature. Moreover, since it is located at the center of the town, accessing other attractions will be easy for you.
Guesthouse apartment Brekkugata 10.Akureyri, Northeast, Iceland
Top guest reviewsthe bathroom was huge with a washer and dryerwe loved the kitchen and washer/dryer especiallylocation was perfect nice touch with good coffee mashine and overall good kitchen amenitieseirikur supplied us with a fold-open bed that made everybody's night more comfortablethe bathroom was by far the best during our ring road trip also the heated floors were divineclean and comfort bedsapartment is clean and cosyeverything was clean and thoughtfulthe house is clean and very spaciousthe place was extremely clean and cozy
Host:great host with fast response timethe owner was also very nice and willing to helphost is friendly and responded quickly when we needed helpthe place is amazing and host is very goodhe was super helpful thoughRead more reviewsthe location was great so close to everything downtownvery good location and facilitiesthe location is perfect as it's close to downtown akureyrilocation is great it is near bakeries and restaurantsgreat place in an excellent location - close to everything
This is the private room that will light up your every day and night, literally! If you come at a lucky time, you can view the northern lights. Located 10 minutes away from the city center, in a quiet neighborhood where you can enjoy a peaceful book reading or a morning coffee, you will arrive at a destination that offers wireless internet, bathroom essentials, TV, an inspiring working environment, with heating and more. So before you try checking out hotel prices, this room is more than enough to make the most out of your stay in Akureyri, Iceland and you are sure about the services the host has to offer.
Lovely Double RoomAkureyri, Norðurland eystra, Iceland
Top guest reviewsbesides the wifi is great i love itroom was clean and ragner has prepared welcome chocolates for usall very clean and lovelyit was super clean and comfortablethe room was clean with simple decorationroom is great clean and biglove the house was really clean and tastefully decorated
Host:our host was super nice and welcomingragnar is a wonderful host who made us feel at homeragnar was an awesome host and answered any questions we hadragnar was a fantastic hostthe the host shows great hospitality and share the kitchen with us for light cookingRead more reviewsthe location is perfect with downtown akureyri just 5 minutes walking distance from his placegreat place close to the center of townnice room in good locationplace is right in the heart of the town close to all the attractionsthe house is fairly centrally located so it was easy to walk to great food options
This apartment is exquisite enough to make you feel like you are staying in another tourist attraction. Bask yourself with an outstanding view right outside your doorstep. The place is complete with a fully functional kitchen, laptop-friendly workspace, TV, heating system, and wireless internet. A 10-minute drive will take you to different kinds of shops, restaurants, and cafes. However, if you are the adventurous and outdoor-activity type of person then get in touch with hiking tours where you can explore Sulur, the mountain above Akureyri, rent horses, or even visit nearby naturally heated swimming pools.
Amazing view - Moderne apartmentAkureyri, Northeast, Iceland
Top guest reviewsfantastic view and lovely apartmentthe view and apartment were excellentmodern apartment with amazing viewamazing stay fantastic view and comfortable bedthis apartment is absolutely beautiful amazing views and interiorlarge clean and comfortable apartmentthe house was clean with modern interiorsit is clean stylish and easy to locateinga's apartment is clean and cosythe apartment was exactly as shown in the pictures - clean and well equipped
Host:inga was very helpful in directing us to her lovely apartmentpétur was very responsive and friendlymirra was helpful with the directions to her apartmentwe can’t thank the host enough for the fantastic memories our family have to take homepetur was helpful and easy to communicate withRead more reviewsvery close to city center by car but peacefulan amazingly beautiful location and still very convenient if you want to go into townreally love petur's place for the secluded location (but not too far from town area too)great location to have the akureyri city viewaccess to the town is excellent as well as day trips to places like lake mvatyn
An apartment on the 3rd floor of a building in the heart of the town will be to your advantage if you want to explore most of Akureyri. This is a modernly designed apartment that looks very clean because of its white finish with a wooden flooring. It is complete with house essentials like a kitchen with the necessary cookware and utensils, TV, wireless internet, heating system and so much more. Furthermore, with a balcony that has a table and a few chairs, you can enjoy the morning coffee with a scene of the town and healthy sunlight that touches your skin. For an apartment that can accommodate a small family or a group of 4 people, this a great place to start your adventure in.
Modern apartment in heart of townAkureyri, Northeast, Iceland
Top guest reviewscomfortable sofa bed not one of those spring onesgreat and clean place with wifi and warm heatingvery good apt in downtown centerbeautiful apartment in the centre of akureyria great little apartment in the centre of townvery clean and modernthe apartment is clean and modernclean and simple just my stylebesides that it is a clean and convenient placeclean apartment spacious good price
Host:host was really kindvery easy to communicate with the ownereyrun was very quick to respond and very helpfulcommunication with eyrun was quick and prompt and she was helpful when we neededcheck in was simple and eyrun was very responsiveRead more reviewsclose to a cute christmas shop toowonderful location in the heart of towngreat location in the heart of townperfect location and great valuegreat location was not disappointed
If you are traveling solo or with a travel buddy to Akureyri, then you should consider booking this studio apartment that has everything you may need for a comfortable stay. The apartment comes with two bedrooms and one bathroom. Inside the apartment, you can also find a well equipped kitchen, a living area, a TV and enjoy free wireless internet access.
Beautiful Eidsvallagata 101 in down town AkureyriAkureyri, Eyjafjörđur, Iceland
Top guest reviewsthe heated bathroom tiles were so nice we would definitely stay here againthe shower pressure was fantastic and the bed was very comfortable there is wifi and tvrosa’s apartment is extremely clean with new fixtures and furniture and everything was comfortable and easy to usewe had a comfortable night's sleepa lovely room in a quiet part of the cityvery clean and stylisha great and clean place to staythe studio was clean and well equippedclean and have everything we needed :)the bathroom is very clean
Host:great host and good placerosa was a lovely host as well and self check in was a breezeshe was also very responsive to messagesshe had notes with instructions for appliances which were most helpfuland most important rosa is a great host - responsive supportive and kindRead more reviewsgreat location in a beautiful neighborhoodgreat location within walking distance of shops and local eateriesthe location was a perfect distance from town for an enjoyable walkthis apartment is centrally located and you can walk many places easily from itit is close to the town center and pleasant to walk in the area
Close to the main road that will take you to Akureyri and beyond, this is a private room in a two-story house that can be found in a quiet neighborhood. With a queen-sized bed and a sofa bed in the bedroom, this room can accommodate up to 3 people depending on who you travel with. Furthermore, it has wireless internet, bathing and laundry essentials. A short walk from the house will take you to the local grocery store krammbúð, a shopping mall, and restaurants so everything you need from the essentials to miscellaneous items can be acquired nearby.
Cozy room in the capital of northern ICELANDAkureyri, Iceland
Top guest reviewsvery cozy room comfortable bed and lots of amenities in the roomthe room was lovely and the coffee/tea facilities was much appreciated after a day out in the colda cozy room with amenities awaits you at ghasoub's place with a very warm welcome from the hostsgreat stay in akureryi great value comfortable bed and pull out futonthe room and bathroom are on the first floor so it made carrying our bags in very easythe room itself was very clean and had wonderful personal touchesthe house is perfectly clean and tidythe room is very cozy clean and comfortableclean convenient and cozy and nice accommodation highly recommend to other travelersthe place was great-clean private and in a good location
Host:very friendly host with helpful informationsghasoub was an amazing hostthe hosts were very friendly and helpful kind peoplethe host is very kind to show us around the home and provide local tipsghasoub was an excellent hostRead more reviewsthe location of the house is perfectgreat spot in a great locationthe location is excellent and i highly recommend staying hereghasoub's place is easy to find with grocery store gas station and restaurants nearbygreat apartment great location great hospitality
The capital of ice
Akureyri is quite popular among many locals in Iceland and tourists alike because of the many things it offers from outdoor activities to many relaxing ones like watching the northern lights during winter time. Staying at one of these recommendations will guarantee safety and comfort so it is okay to worry less about those and start thinking about the adventure that lies ahead of you. If you are up for it, plan a trip now and pick the right room for you from the list above. Have a safe trip and carry on with your adventure!
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