Geothermal Geyser in Iceland

Where to Stay in Iceland

Iceland is one of the most remarkable places in the world to visit, and will probably be unlike anywhere else you have been.  If you love being in the Great Outdoors, this is the place for an adventure like no other.  Even your options for accommodation in Iceland are a little different from what you are used to, and besides the normal lists of Iceland hotels, there are other rather unusual choices of where to stay in Iceland, including sleeping bags and tents, farm stays, apartments and several hostels.

What to see in Iceland

The majority of visitors to Iceland fly into Reykjavik airport, and many do not venture very far from this capitol city, which is a great shame as some of the best tourist attractions lie some distance beyond the capitol.  If you are going to make Reykjavik your base, there a large number of accommodation choices, including luxury hotels in Iceland.   From your base in Reykjavik you can go on several excursions into the heart of Iceland, including visits to several glaciers where you can go snow hiking or even ice climbing.  If a day trip to the glaciers is not enough for you, book a hotel in Iceland really close to one of the glaciers and immerse yourself in all the glacier activities such as dog-sledding and snowmobile rides.  

Another fabulous day excursion from Reykjavik is the Circle of Fire tour offered by several tour companies; on this one you will be picked up from your Iceland hotel in Reykjavik and taken to see lakes, volcanoes, geothermal fields and some of the most dramatic waterfalls you can imagine.  You just have to make time to visit the famous Blue Lagoon thermal lake near Reykjavik  to relax in the mineral-rich waters; at Blue Lagoon your choices of where to stay in Iceland vary from the best hotels in Iceland including luxury 4 star hotels such as Icelandair Hotel and Hotel Keflavik (4 star) to cheap hotels in Iceland as well as guesthouses, apartments, resorts or bed and breakfast in Iceland.

There are many another cities and little villages to visit all over Iceland and you can be certain to find Iceland accommodation to suit your needs wherever your sense of adventure takes you.  Be sure to book well ahead during the popular summer months.  Browse our listings now for the best Iceland hotel deals.

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