12 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Snæfellsnes, Iceland - Updated 2024

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The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is a region which is located in western Iceland and is most known for its dramatic landscapes. This place has a National Park which is dominated by the Snaefellskull Volcano, topped by a glacier. Also nearby is a trail that leads through lava fields to the black-pebble Djupalonssandur Beach.

There is also a fishing village, the 19th-century wood-frame Norwegian House, converted into a regional museum and a craft shop for tourists to look around. The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is an ideal place to visit when you only have a few days in Iceland and it is an enchanting area, perfect for a weekend getaway. The area has accommodations in every corner, from the Airbnbs in Stykkishólmur up north to the few good inns in Snæfellsbær. Check out this list of the best Airbnb vacation rentals in Snæfellsnes, Iceland!

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 17, 2024.

1. Cabin on a large private horse farm (from USD 271)

This Airbnb vacation rental in Borgarnes takes guests on a tranquil retreat in a remote setting. A 1,300-hectare (3212-acre) horse farm surrounds the premium cabin. There is also plenty to explore within the vast property. You can ride on one of the horses or enjoy fishing in pure quiet; both require an extra fee.

This accommodation in Snæfellsnes is equipped with several essential amenities for a comfortable stay. The kitchen is self-equipped with all your cooking needs and food storage, while the bathroom hosts an enclosed shower area. Apart from the main bedroom, the loft upstairs has extra mattresses for other guests to use.

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Borgarnes, Western Region, Iceland
44.9 km (27.9 mi) from Búðakirkja
113 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had a fabulous three night stay in bifrost cottage which was so comfortable for the two of us
the cabin was sparkling clean comfortable and uncluttered even though all basic amenities were provided
the cabin was warm comfortable immaculate and well equipped
Cleanliness:
exceptionally clean and well equipped
we adored our two nights here - cosy spotless comfortable house in a beautiful spot
his whole farm is clean and well kept
einar’s place was beautiful peaceful and clean
this place is absolutely gorgeous and brand new and clean
Host:
einar and his staff were very friendly and helpful
i think it is very nice for a host to have interaction with guests
the host is very responsive and was extra accommodating to our timing needs
the girls working there were friendly and welcoming
Location:
the location is perfect for exploring the peninsula
a wonderful little cabin in the perfect location for exploring the peninsula
a great location for a base camp to visit around snæfellsnes
this is a great location to land after a day of travel and sight seeing
nice location to stay at for exploring the snaefellsnes area
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2. Klöpp Lodge (from USD 300)

With enough space to accommodate large families and friend groups, Klöpp Lodge is an ideal choice for those looking for upscale places to stay in the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. The villa’s interiors are upgraded into a sleek and modern space. Several up-to-date amenities are also equipped to provide up-to-date comforts to all, including a cot for your little ones and a washer-dryer.

The living area has a smart TV, so you can treat yourself to an abundance of streaming titles. Each mattress is dressed in the finest linens, guaranteeing an easy rest. The toiletries offered are not just sustainable but locally made, too. Furthermore, the kitchen with a chic design layout is one of the lodge’s best assets and comes stacked with cooking essentials for guests.

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Eyja- og Miklaholtshreppur, Iceland
44.51 km (27.7 mi) from Búðakirkja
38 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it is a joy to use the kitchen and look out to beautiful views
Cleanliness:
very clean with a well stocked kitchen
it’s comfortably warm and clean with everything we need
it was clean and the surrounding scenery was beautiful so the atmosphere was good
the house is extremely modern freshly updated and immaculately clean
Host:
thank you to our wonderful hosts
the owners were super responsive and kind and helpful
the best and most professional and polite host ever highly recommend
although we didn’t meet the hosts they were very responsive and friendly
our host was extremelyhelpful too we would love to come visit again
Location:
the location is ideal if you want to check out the peninsula
this location was definitely that - beautiful home lovely surroundings and great access to the peninsula for exploring
it really was the perfect place to stay
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3. Two-bedroom house with friendly hosts (from USD 191)

If you are going on a trip with a group and want some privacy, this is the perfect place, as you will get the entire apartment. The home has two bedrooms, a kitchen and a washroom. Guests can contact the owners should they need anything and they will sort it out. The accommodation is located on the outskirts of town, where one can easily observe birdlife. Since there is less pollution, you also might catch the vibrant Aurora Borealis.

You can cook your own meals or order them from the nearby restaurants. The apartment has a view of the surrounding mountain range, which makes this rental a worthy and peaceful place to spend your time.

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Grundarfjörður, West, Iceland
12.86 km (8.0 mi) from Búðakirkja
143 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 4 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was strong which was great
the apartment was well equipped and had an amazing sea view
great kitchen and amenities
heated floors in bathroom a nice bonus
we enjoyed our stay and the accommodation was very comfortable with wonderful views
Cleanliness:
very clean and organised apartment
super clean spacious
flat was very clean and comfortable
it is very clean and well equipped
it was modern very clean and well equipped
Host:
the host is available for questions and was lovely
such a kind host
signy is a very good host
signy was very responsive
signy is a fantastic host who went above and beyond for us
Location:
the location is awesome
nice location by the water
great location as it is only a 5 mins\ drive away to mt
this is a fantastic location
amazing location on the harbour
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4. Two-bedroom house with an amazing view (from USD 109)

Skjólsteinar farmhouse gives a panoramic view of the mountains, waterfalls, as well as the sea that one cannot resist. This stay will feel like your second home and has central heating to keep the environment warm. There are some essentials available, like towels and bedsheets. The house has a room with two beds, a well-equipped kitchen to cook meals, a bathroom and an open area outside the house, which is perfect for a Sunday barbeque party. For kids, there is a travel crib, books and toys. Safety features, like a fire extinguisher and smoke detector, are also available.

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Grundarfjörður, West, Iceland
12.97 km (8.1 mi) from Búðakirkja
160 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in farm stay 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was as good as my wifi at home
small rooms but ok just one shares bathroom but still ok
good amenities despite the bed breaking but was fixed straight away
the beds aren't too heavy-duty but they're comfortable
soft beds very small rooms and shared bathroom without kitchen facilities but the view is worth it
Cleanliness:
bathrooms are clean too
the house is clean and confortable
the room was really clean and comfortable really recommended
farm in beautiful surroundings clean and cozy room as well as bathroom
nice and warm and clean
Host:
wonderful host and room
the hosts are so welcoming and attentive people
great reception by owner and cat
the host was friendly and warm
our host was very nice and answered our questions
Location:
great location on a remote farm
perfect location to explore the region
nice place really close to kirkjufell
place is located in a beautiful place
the place is beautifully located
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5. One-bedroom house with a farm experience (from USD 80)

This accommodation is the perfect location for beach lovers, as the beach is only 200 meters (656 feet) away. Guests will get a private bedroom, but the kitchen will be on sharing basis. Hosts are amiable and helpful, just like family. Here, you can enjoy real farm life and you will forget the shared living arrangement. You can even borrow boots for outside.

The location is peaceful and includes all the necessary amenities, such as Wi-Fi, a dryer, an iron, heating and everything else you need to make your trip more comfortable. Parking is also available, so your trip can be worry-free. This Airbnb rental is a drive away from Lóndrangar View Point, along with the peninsula’s other best attractions.

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Snæfellsbær, West, Iceland
15.35 km (9.6 mi) from Búðakirkja
408 reviews   Wifi Available
Private room in farm stay 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice breakfast and excellent kitchen amenities
breakfast is light so make sure to pack something else just in case
they were warm and welcoming the place was cosy all we need (complete kitchen clean bathroom
Cleanliness:
clean rooms and nice house
cosy and clean room
the bedroom was clean and tidy
our room was clean the bathroom was spotless and we had full access to the kitchen
communication was brilliant as well the beds were comfortable and the shared bathroom was kept clean
Host:
a great host & amazing food
very friendly hosts - you feel at home with homemade cake and milk/eggs from the farm
super hosts super place
the hosts were very hospitable and we felt very welcome
and what wonderful hosts
Location:
beautiful location in the middle of the icelandic countryside
amazingly beautiful location it felt special to stay on an actual icelandic farm
a wonderful farm close to snæfellsjökull national park
what a wonderful location so much to see in the area
beautiful location and a wonderful place to stay
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6. Two-bedroom cabin by the sea

This place is close to Snaefellsjokull National Park. Tradakot is a cabin on the shoreline and is located at the western edge of the spectacular coastline of Löngufjörur, where you can enjoy the magnificent views, as well as horseback riding. The property includes amenities like heating, Wi-Fi, a microwave and a refrigerator to provide comfort.

It has six beds in two-bedrooms, so you can come over with your whole squad. Free parking, a private entrance, heating and hot water are also available at the accommodation. Löngufjörur is one of the best places in Iceland for horseback riding.

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18.24 km (11.4 mi) from Búðakirkja
75 reviews  
Entire cabin 6 Beds 6 Guests

7. Two-bedroom property with a restaurant on the premises

This property has modern facilities, like air conditioning, a coffee maker and a microwave, to ease your work and save time on your trip. There is a kitchen in the cabin, two double rooms, one with two beds and one with a bunk bed, a sofa in the common area and a private bathroom with a shower. The cabin can accommodate six guests in total.

Guests don’t need to go anywhere for lunch, as there is a restaurant on the premises. For any query or if you need help, there is always someone at reception, who guests can consult. Long-term stays are allowed, too.

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18.28 km (11.4 mi) from Búðakirkja
54 reviews  
Entire cabin 4 Beds 4 Guests

8. One bedroom with free parking

Tradir Guesthouse is offering a private room and is located at the western edge of the spectacular shoreline of Löngufjörur, where guests can enjoy horseback riding on the shore or catch fish in the Staðará River. The accommodation is close to Snaefellsjokull National Park and has a bedroom with two beds and three shared washrooms.

It has amenities like an air conditioner, continuous Wi-Fi access, a heater and complimentary toiletries. For safety purposes, there is a locking bedroom door, a fire extinguisher, smoke detector and a first aid kit. Free parking is also provided to guests who come with their vehicle.

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18.27 km (11.4 mi) from Búðakirkja
49 reviews  
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests

9. Two-bedroom cabin by the river

This stay is the perfect place for nature lovers, as it is placed near the river, where visitors will feel a direct connection with its natural beauty. The cabin has a kitchen, a room with two beds, a private bathroom with a shower and a small living area. Hot water, AC, and Wi-Fi are some of the facilities available and there are some safety features, like a smoke detector and a first aid kit. There is also a kitchen with a refrigerator, stove, an oven and a coffee maker, along with basic cookware and utensils. There is also parking on the property.

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18.19 km (11.3 mi) from Búðakirkja
31 reviews  
Entire cabin 2 Beds 2 Guests

10. One-bedroom guesthouse by the sea

Tradir is a small, simple but beautiful guesthouse, located near the seaside. The property has a restaurant, where guests can order a meal when they arrive. It has amenities like Wi-Fi, air conditioning, heating and essentials, like clean towels and bedsheets. The accommodation can sleep two guests in a bedroom with two single beds and a shared bathroom. For safety purposes, the house is equipped with cutting-edge technology, as there is a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a first aid kit, as well as bedroom door lock.

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18.27 km (11.4 mi) from Búðakirkja
11 reviews  
Private room 2 Beds 2 Guests

11. One-bedroom, kid-friendly guesthouse made of wood

If you want to live like a real cowboy, stay in this cabin. This guesthouse will give you just that feeling, as it is made entirely of wood. Though it doesn’t look like a regular guesthouse, you will love it at first sight. It has three beds in a single room with clean bedsheets and provides essential amenities, like a heater, Wi-Fi access, hot water and toiletries.

For babies, there is a crib, a highchair and a travel crib. Guests can stay as long as they want and protection systems, like a smoke detector, fire extinguisher, and first aid kit are available within the accommodation.

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Snæfellsbær, Iceland
12.71 km (7.9 mi) from Búðakirkja
10 reviews  
Private room in farm stay 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

12. One-bedroom house with basic amenities

This farm stay will give an incredible experience to guests, from November to May. You can learn how to manage sheep, chickens and horses here. The accommodation is on a farm near Grundarfjörður and includes a room which is very cozy and comfortable, a kitchen outfitted with various appliances like a coffee maker, dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator and a shared bathroom.

There are some essential amenities available, such as free Wi-Fi, a heater for chilly nights, room darkening shades and kitchen essentials, too. The area is covered with natural beauty, like mountains and waterfalls, which will make every morning special.

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Grundarfjörður, West, Iceland
12.95 km (8.1 mi) from Búðakirkja
229 reviews  
Private room in farm stay 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice view from the room
welcoming folks and a comfy bed
the beds were very comfortable and we slept like babies
hi this is a good place to stay: the room was small and cozy
Cleanliness:
clean and in a great position
the room and bathroom were clean and the bed was comfortable
clean and quiet - except for the whipping wind while we were there
the room was nice and clean and the bed was comfy
kitchen well-equipped bathroom very clean beds and linens extremely comfortable
Host:
the owner was kind and available
skjólsteinar is very friendly
awesome host highly recommend
the host were very friendly and informative
the hosts are friendly and eager to share information/ tips about the area
Location:
the location is superb walking distance from town and situated wonderfully on the peninsula
farm house in a nice location
very beautiful and convenient location on snæfellsnes peninsula
great location and overall a good value
it's a good location for exploring the peninsula
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A must visit place in Iceland

There are a significant number of fascinating sights on Snæfellsnes, which visitors will love to visit. Stay in these best rentals and enjoy the experience.

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