Top 6 Airbnbs In Akureyri, Iceland - Updated 2023

airbnb Akureyri, Iceland

If the cold does not bother you, then you should consider visiting Akureyri, a town in northern Iceland that 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 plenty of attraction spots, things to do, and restaurants like the Greifinn, Bautinn, Kung Fu sushi bar and so many more that offer a variety of local international cuisine. Here are the best Airbnbs in Akureyri that will definitely set the mood for your adventure and kick-start your mornings after a great night’s rest.

1. Modern apartment with an amazing view (from USD 170)

This place to stay in Akureyri 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 apartment
Akureyri, Northeast, Iceland
626 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
fantastic view and lovely apartment
the view and apartment were excellent
modern apartment with amazing view
amazing stay fantastic view and comfortable bed
this apartment is absolutely beautiful amazing views and interior
large clean and comfortable apartment
the house was clean with modern interiors
it is clean stylish and easy to locate
inga's apartment is clean and cosy
the apartment was exactly as shown in the pictures - clean and well equipped
inga was very helpful in directing us to her lovely apartment
pétur was very responsive and friendly
mirra was helpful with the directions to her apartment
we can’t thank the host enough for the fantastic memories our family have to take home
petur was helpful and easy to communicate with
very close to city center by car but peaceful
an amazingly beautiful location and still very convenient if you want to go into town
really love petur's place for the secluded location (but not too far from town area too)
great location to have the akureyri city view
access to the town is excellent as well as day trips to places like lake mvatyn
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2. Modern apartment in the heart of town (from USD 118)

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 wooden flooring. This Akureyri accommodation 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 town
Akureyri, Northeast, Iceland
310 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable sofa bed not one of those spring ones
great and clean place with wifi and warm heating
very good apt in downtown center
beautiful apartment in the centre of akureyri
a great little apartment in the centre of town
very clean and modern
the apartment is clean and modern
clean and simple just my style
besides that it is a clean and convenient place
clean apartment spacious good price
host was really kind
very easy to communicate with the owner
eyrun was very quick to respond and very helpful
communication with eyrun was quick and prompt and she was helpful when we needed
check in was simple and eyrun was very responsive
close to a cute christmas shop too
wonderful location in the heart of town
great location in the heart of town
perfect location and great value
great location was not disappointed
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3. Private, old-style house in the town center

For a family or group of four looking to explore the hidden gems of Akureyri’s town center, this old-style home hosted by Helgi brings you exactly that. It is a comfortable abode close to many pubs and restaurants in town. Cultural sites and other tourist attractions are within walking distance of the property as well. This one-bedroom home features a fully equipped kitchen, a television, free Wi-Fi access, and free parking. The place is, by no means, luxurious, but really, cozy and warm is all you need in Iceland!

Private 55 sqm old style house in center of town
Akureyri, Iceland
115 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice house but sleeping is comfortable only for two people
it is comfortable for four people although two people sleep on couch/mattress on floor which is fine
everything was clean and we had a great stay
the place was very cozy clean and in a good location
it is absolutely charming clean quiet bright comfortable and walking distance to everything
excellent host quick to reply
i absolutely recommend this host
the response was quickly and super friendly i will return
unique charming place with very kind and responsive host
great host great small house and a fantastic location
great location very close to city center
great location very interesting place :)
very well located and and fun place
cozy place and great location
very cozy little house in a great location
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4. A studio apartment in downtown Akureyri

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 Studio Apartment in downtown Akureyri
Akureyri, Eyjafjörđur, Iceland
406 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the heated bathroom tiles were so nice we would definitely stay here again
the shower pressure was fantastic and the bed was very comfortable there is wifi and tv
rosa’s apartment is extremely clean with new fixtures and furniture and everything was comfortable and easy to use
we had a comfortable night's sleep
a lovely room in a quiet part of the city
very clean and stylish
a great and clean place to stay
the studio was clean and well equipped
clean and have everything we needed :)
the bathroom is very clean
great host and good place
rosa was a lovely host as well and self check in was a breeze
she was also very responsive to messages
she had notes with instructions for appliances which were most helpful
and most important rosa is a great host - responsive supportive and kind
great location in a beautiful neighborhood
great location within walking distance of shops and local eateries
the location was a perfect distance from town for an enjoyable walk
this apartment is centrally located and you can walk many places easily from it
it is close to the town center and pleasant to walk in the area
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5. Cozy room in the capital of northern Iceland

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 cheap accommodation in Akureyri can sleep 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 ICELAND
Akureyri, Iceland
237 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in townhouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very cozy room comfortable bed and lots of amenities in the room
the room was lovely and the coffee/tea facilities was much appreciated after a day out in the cold
a cozy room with amenities awaits you at ghasoub's place with a very warm welcome from the hosts
great stay in akureryi great value comfortable bed and pull out futon
the room and bathroom are on the first floor so it made carrying our bags in very easy
the room itself was very clean and had wonderful personal touches
the house is perfectly clean and tidy
the room is very cozy clean and comfortable
clean convenient and cozy and nice accommodation highly recommend to other travelers
the place was great-clean private and in a good location
very friendly host with helpful informations
ghasoub was an amazing host
the hosts were very friendly and helpful kind people
the host is very kind to show us around the home and provide local tips
ghasoub was an excellent host
the location of the house is perfect
great spot in a great location
the location is excellent and i highly recommend staying here
ghasoub's place is easy to find with grocery store gas station and restaurants nearby
great apartment great location great hospitality
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6. Lovely double room

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 Room
Akureyri, Norðurland eystra, Iceland
400 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
besides the wifi is great i love it
room was clean and ragner has prepared welcome chocolates for us
all very clean and lovely
it was super clean and comfortable
the room was clean with simple decoration
room is great clean and big
love the house was really clean and tastefully decorated
our host was super nice and welcoming
ragnar is a wonderful host who made us feel at home
ragnar was an awesome host and answered any questions we had
ragnar was a fantastic host
the the host shows great hospitality and share the kitchen with us for light cooking
the location is perfect with downtown akureyri just 5 minutes walking distance from his place
great place close to the center of town
nice room in good location
place is right in the heart of the town close to all the attractions
the house is fairly centrally located so it was easy to walk to great food options
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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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