Akureyri in detail


Akureyri’s accommodation scene has undergone a transformation in recent years, with a slew of new, high-quality options. That said, the town still fills up in summer – book ahead.

Tips on Accommodation in Akureyri

  • There are plenty of options outside the town centre – Akureyri is surrounded by excellent rural farmstay properties (you’ll need your own car for these). Consult Hey Iceland (www.heyiceland.is).
  • Most accommodation is open year-round (winter weekends are especially busy with skiers).
  • The tourist office website lists most options in the area.
  • Check accommodation websites for up-to-date rates and low-season discounts.