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Going to to Iceland? Here is all information you need

Not always easy to organize your stay to Iceland, fortunately we have gathered here all the useful information. We have targeted a list of the best activities to do in Iceland, found hotels of good standing, and gathered useful information about transportation. and for your convenience we’ve illustrated this articles with several maps.

Where to stay in Iceland

In Iceland to spend the night you will find mostly hotels and we can sum it up by saying that their quality is generally very pleasant. The choice should be easy because - with some exceptions - the in Iceland establishments are about equal. To make the right choice, look at the listings of the hotels we recommend in this article, and choose based on current promotions.

The 5-star hotels in Iceland

If it is for you an imperative to have a luxury hotel during your stay in Iceland, we can already tell you that the establishments 5 stars in Iceland are really excellent. Follow our advice to choose among the best 5-star hotels Iceland.

In Iceland and in the immediate surroundings you will find three 5-star establishments: the Black Pearl Apartment Hotel , the Diamond Suites and the Reyka Peyka Apartment. For example, you can book at Black Pearl Apartment Hotel (one of the best choices at Reykjavík), at Diamond Suites (a very correct establishment) or at Reyka Peyka Apartment.

4-star hotels in Iceland

When looking for a 4-star hotel you want above all quality with good value for money. You're at the right place : in Iceland 4-star hotels are excellent. Follow our advice to book the best!

You make good choice if you book at Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon (one of the best option in Hnappavellir), at CenterHotel Midgardur (a very good ans super nice establishment ) or at Hotel Ódinsvé.

3-star hotels in Iceland

Good options are: Bed and Breakfast Keflavík Airport Hotel (one of the best choices in Keflavík), at Icelandair Hotel Vík (a very good establishment) or Litli Geysir Hotel.

Guesthouses in Iceland

In Iceland and in the immediate surroundings there are more than a hundred guesthouses. Not always easy to find a good one. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice. The best choice will probably be the Melas 9 Guesthouse, an extraordinary establishment. Also consider the Guesthouse Hof in Vatnsdalur, which is rather correct...

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Iceland? The best place to stay in Iceland is at Black Pearl Apartment Hotel in Reykjavík.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Iceland? The best 5 stars hotel in Iceland is the Icestay Cabins in Úlfljótsvatn.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Iceland? The best 4 stars hotel in Iceland is the Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon in Hnappavellir.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Iceland? The best 3 stars hotel in Iceland is the Bed and Breakfast Keflavík Airport Hotel in Keflavík.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Iceland? The best 2 stars hotel in Iceland is the Base Hotel by Keflavik Airport in Keflavík.

What is the best hotel with spa in Iceland? The best hotel with spa in Iceland is the Hotel Selfoss & Spa in Selfoss.

What is the best resort hotel in Iceland? The best resort hotel in Iceland is the Vogafjós Farm Resort in Myvatn.

What is the best guesthouse in Iceland? The best guesthouse in Iceland is the Melas 9 Guesthouse in Keflavík.

How to get to Iceland

Going to Iceland by plane

Keflavík International Airport : the airport has 1078 flights per week. It is served by 12 airlines that offer 51 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • New York Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Icelandair and Bmibaby
  • New York Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Delta Air Lines and Icelandair
  • Chicago : flights operated by Bmibaby and Icelandair
  • Montreal : flights operated by Bmibaby
  • Baltimore : flights operated by Icelandair and Bmibaby
  • Seattle : flights operated by Icelandair
  • Greater Toronto Area : flights operated by Icelandair and Bmibaby
  • Boston : flights operated by Icelandair and Bmibaby
  • San Francisco Bay Area : flights operated by Icelandair and Bmibaby
  • Metro Vancouver : flights operated by Icelandair
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to Keflavík International Airport : Minneapolis

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Keflavík International Airport :

  • London : flights operated by Icelandair, Easyjet, Bmibaby and Djibouti Airlines
  • London : flights operated by British Airways and Icelandair
  • London : flights operated by Easyjet and Wizz Air Serbia
  • Frankfurt : flights operated by Icelandair, Lufthansa and Bmibaby
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Easyjet and Icelandair
  • Copenhagen : flights operated by Scandinavian Airlines, Icelandair and Bmibaby
  • Stockholm : flights operated by Icelandair, Air Djibouti and Bmibaby
  • Edinburgh : flights operated by Easyjet and Bmibaby
  • Paris : flights operated by Icelandair and Bmibaby
  • Other regional destinations accessible by direct flight from Keflavík International Airport : Brussels-Capital Region.

Low cost airlines to Keflavík International Airport :

  • London : flights operated by Easyjet and Wizz Air Serbia
  • London : flights operated by Icelandair, Easyjet, Bmibaby and Djibouti Airlines
  • Greater Manchester : flights operated by Easyjet and Icelandair
  • Edinburgh : flights operated by Easyjet and Bmibaby
  • Warsaw : flights operated by Wizz Air Serbia
  • Madrid : flights operated by Djibouti Airlines
  • Brussels-Capital Region : flights operated by Icelandair and Bmibaby
  • Alicante : flights operated by Djibouti Airlines
  • Chicago : flights operated by Bmibaby and Icelandair
  • Other cities with direct low cost flights to Keflavík International Airport: Montreal.

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Tenerife : flights operated by Mat Airways and Bmibaby
  • Gran Canaria : flights operated by Mat Airways

Akureyri Airport : the airport has 0 flights per week. It is served by 1 airlines that offer 0 destinations.

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from Akureyri Airport :

  • Tenerife : flights operated by Mat Airways

Charter and seasonal flights exists from :

  • Tenerife : flights operated by Mat Airways

What to do in Iceland

Other places of interest that you can visit during your visit may be Icelandic Phallological Museum, Harpa, Longwave Radio Mast Hellissandur, Jökulsárgljúfur National Park, Kópavogskirkja, Perlan and Almannaskarðsgöng.

Museums in Iceland

In Iceland on rainy days, go to the museum. We especially recommend Icelandic Phallological Museum, Viking World Museum and Steinasafn Petru.

The Exploration Museum, Akranes Museum Centre, The Transportation Museum At Ystafell, The Herring Era Museum, Volcano House, Bjarnahöfn Shark Museum and The Icelandic Museum Of Rock 'N' Roll may also interest you. To be perfectly complete, let's also mention Reykjavík Museum Of Photography, Westfjords Heritage Museum and Húsavík Whale Museum.

Places of workship in Iceland

In Iceland on rainy days, go to the workship. We especially recommend Hjallakirkja.

Natural parks in Iceland

Some natural parks may interest you during your stay in Iceland: Surtsey, Þingvellir and Vatnajökull National Park.

But in Iceland is not limited to these three natural parks: Jökulsárgljúfur National Park are also worthy of interest.

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Detailed location map of Iceland ©OpenStreetMap contributors

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