Hotel Húsafell

“Combine the comfort of a luxurious hotel with the exploration of the unique wonders of Icelandic nature.”

Hotel Húsafell is a peaceful and modern retreat that offers luxurious accommodation with a Nordic touch in architectural sustainable design and furnishing. This is a place that reflects a vivid creative spirit with a forest and thermal hot springs surrounding the beautiful hotel. The hotel is a creation of a now 7-generation Icelandic family that has been giving an excellent accommodation experience to its guests, and that is part of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World list.

 

Features:

– 48 rooms in four categories with Nordic furnishing.
– Thermal hot springs with four pools and hot tubs.
– An excellent dining restaurant, a bistro, and a bar.
– Includes breakfast and an automated Northern Lights wake up call.

 

 Type of accommodation:

4 room sizes (Standard, Deluxe, Superior Deluxe, and Suite). Other accommodations like Holiday Villas, Cabins and Houses are available for bigger groups.

 

Things to do:

Different activities such as hiking, mountain biking, golfing, thermal pools and catching northern lights are available.
Enjoy near attractions like the Langjökull Glacier, lava caves and waterfalls.

 

Rates start at 160 euros per night.

Located in Húsafell, at the end of Borgarfjordur Valley.
Húsafell 31, Borgarbyggð
www.hotelhusafell.com

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Buubble: The Five Million Star Hotel

“Let your childhood dream of sleeping in nature become a reality.”

A hotel that figures you will enjoy the Northern Lights from the comfort of your bed – that’s Buubble. Sleeping under the stars is incredible, but under the auroras is even better. The magic of this place lays upon enjoying the view and nature while being in bed. The bubbles are translucent, but as soon as you turn your light off, everything becomes dark. The difference in booking in this hotel is that you can only stay one night and it is only available through the tours.

Winter tours
From 15. August to 1. May

Summer tours
From 1. May to 15. August

 

Features:

– 9 bubbles with a double bed in the Golden Circle Tour and 6 bubbles in the South Coast Tour.
– A service house with a cozy kitchen, showers, and dining space near the bubbles.
– Includes eye mask for the summer and noiseless ventilation. For the winter tour, the bubbles are heated. In both tours, pick-up and drop-off in Reykjavík are included.

 

 Type of accommodation:

Bubbles with a double bed.

 

Things to do:

Golden Circle Tour
Stops are Thingvellir, Geyser, Gullfoss and the Secret Lagoon.

South Coast Tour
Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss, and Black Sand Beach. In summer, an additional stop at Dyrholaey is included.

 

Rates start at 430 euros per night. Two adults per bubble.
Solo traveler prices are now available.

Located near Reykjavík. Locations depend on the tour chosen.
www.buubble.com

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Hotel Búðir: A Remote Luxury

“A charming atmosphere and a restaurant known for its exquisite cuisine.”

Hotel Búðir is a gem in the middle of Snæfellsnes. The views of Iceland’s stunning landscape over Snaefellsjökull glacier, the sea, the mountains, and the lava fields just makes this place one of the best ones to stay. The hotel was originally built in 1948, but in 2001 was completely burnt down. After two years, it reopened and it has become one of the most interesting places to stay in Iceland due to its location and amazing service.

 

Features:

– 28 double rooms in four categories: one suite, nine deluxe rooms, ten standard twin rooms, and eight queen rooms in the attic.
– Gourmet Restaurant with unique fresh and local gourmet fish and lamb dishes.
– A lounge and a bar with mountain views.
-Includes breakfast.

 

 Type of accommodation:

4 room sizes (Standard, Deluxe, Queen, and a Suite).

 

Things to do:

The hotel helps you by assisting in organizing every type of activity around Snæfellsnes peninsula. Different activities are available such as hiking, ice-climbing, cave exploring, helicopter tours, whale watching, super-jeep safaris, and horse riding. Or if you prefer, you can explore the Shark Museum and the Volcano Museum.

 

Rates start at 200 euros per night for two.

Located in 356 Snæfellbær, Iceland.
www.hotelbudir.is

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Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon

“The perfect location for nature lovers.”

Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon is part of an Icelandic hotel chain. The perfect location of the hotel between Skaftafell and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon makes it one of our top favorites. It is only 30 minutes away from the Glacier Lagoon. You might have noticed that we prefer places in nature, and of course! We are in Iceland, and there is nothing better than sleeping surrounded by nature. The interior design of the hotel is marvelous, and you will feel in a very luxurious place.

 

Features:

– 104 double rooms
– Gourmet Restaurant á la carte and a lunch buffet
– Includes breakfast and Northern Lights wake up call.

 

 Type of accommodation:

4 room sizes (Double & Twin Room, Deluxe Double Room, Suite, and Triple Room)

 

Things to do:

The Glacier Lagoon is only 30 minutes away, so it is a must to visit! Outdoor activities such as hiking are available too.

 

Rates start at 130 euros per night.

Located in Hnappavellir, 785 Öræfi.
www.islandshotel.is

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ION Luxury Adventure Hotel

“A member of the Design Hotels.”

Located by the Golden Circle, ION Luxury is an unforgettable experience for every guest. A quiet and peaceful place to stay in one of the landmarks of the country. The Restaurant in the hotel is known for its Nordic cuisine and exquisite flavors. This award-winning hotel is an ode to sustainability and the Icelandic Landscape with stylish decor.

 

Features:

– 5 different room categories with stunning views
– Restaurant á la carte and a bar
– Lava Spa, Wellness Center and Swimming Pool

 

 Type of accommodation:

Double & Twin Room, Deluxe Double Room, Suite, and Small Single Room

 

Things to do:

Thingvellir is a fantastic place in Iceland, and in the ION hotel you can hike across the surrounding glaciers, know some icy rivers, and enjoy the beauty of the Northern Lights.

 

Rates start at 300 euros per night.

Located in Nesjavellir 801.
www.ioniceland.is

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