This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Iceland property reviews
"my husband, my 34 year old son and i stayed at this apartment feb 11,2013 thru feb 16, 2013. not only was the listing accurate, we felt it exceeded our expectation of comfort and decor. LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!!! we cannot stress enough how perfect the location is. it is truly right in the heart of the downtown activity. the apartment was immaculate, the kitchen was lovely, and had everything you would need. the beds were super comfortable and the closets were stocked with extra pillows, towels, comforters and robes. we would recommend this apartment to all of our friends and to our internet family. we arrived into iceland very early in the am (6:30),,,,,, and the owner had arranged our pickup. all went smoothly. we all went to sleep in the very comfortable beds for a few hours, then started our touring. the apartment was very well laid out, ans was very comfortable temperaturewise - which we could easily adjust to our comfort. ingimar left taxi number - which we did use -. he also gave us suggestions for restaurants - his favorite , just a few doors down the street, quickly became our favorite. ingimar made everything very easy for us. most of all, the location and comfort of the apartment could not be beat . absolutely perfect!!! thanks, ingimar."Guest: edward Date of Stay: February 2013 Review Submitted: February 21, 2013View listing
"My husband and I and our two adult children stayed for one week in this wonderful apartment. It was extremely clean, modern and comfortable. My husband has terrible allergies to mold, mildew and dust. This apartment had none of these problems. We did most of our cooking at home and were pleased with how well equiped the kitchen was. There was plenty of free parking, and yes, we were glad that we had extended our car rental for the entire week. The temperature dropped below 0c, with 30+ mile an hour winds for most of the week. Although the main part of town was within a 7-9 minute walk, we were glad to get into the car and drive everywhere! The big, beautiful windows throughout the apartment let in an amazing amount of light and the views were stunning. I would not hesitate to recommend this apartment! Simply perfect!"Guest: Jill Date of Stay: April 2013 Review Submitted: April 22, 2013View listing
"My wife and I recently stayed here and we couldn't be happier with our choice. The apartment is clean, centrally located and unique. The owner was awesome; not only was he there to great us when we arrived early in the morning, but he also gave us a ton of recommendations for local restaurants and activities outside of Reykjavik. The apartment gets a ton of natural light and is the kitchen is fully stocked with all the appliances/utensils one could need to prepare meals (which we did daily). Also, beds are really comfortable. Can't recommend this spot highly enough."Guest: Zikk Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: July 21, 2014View listing
"I highly recommend this apartment in Akureyri. Anna was wonderful host and went out of her way to meet us and bring us to the place. The apartment was only a few minutes from downtown, with all the restaurants, shopping and sightseeing. It's a great home base to checkout all the attractions in the north, we had a great time exploring around Myvatn, went to the Kaldi brewery, did a day trip to Grimsey, and much more. Pick up all your groceries at the Bonus supermarket (large pink drunken pig), just a short distance away.The washing machine was a big plus,the only drawback, no microwave or dryer, but you can't go wrong staying in this flat! Thanks Anna!"Guest: Chris R. Date of Stay: September 2012 Review Submitted: October 19, 2012View listing
Iceland Travel Tips
Getting to Iceland Vacation Rentals
The main international airport is located approximately 30 miles outside of the capital city of Reykjavik. The Kevlavik International Airport hosts regularly scheduled flights from many major U.S. cities, including Boston, New York City, Orlando and Minneapolis St. Paul. There are also frequent daily flight connections with Europe. Most flights route via London. Iceland is also a popular stop for cruise ships crossing the Atlantic. There are ferry services that connect Iceland with Germany, Norway and Denmark. Taxis operate in all major cities and serve the adjoining airports. There is also an extensive bus service in Iceland which is the more affordable way to get around. Car hire is available and rentals can be organized at the airports.
Visitors to Iceland Lodging
Iceland is one of those travel destinations that most first-time travelers won't think of visiting. Rather it is a destination that well-seasoned and more adventurous travelers prefer. The many distinctive natural attractions are things that you won't find anywhere else in the world. It is also a relatively expensive destination and therefore attracts the more affluent traveler. Those who love nature and the outdoors won't have a moment to spare if they want to explore all that Iceland has to offer. The birdwatching and whale watching are reported to be some of the best in Europe.
Iceland Travel Recommendations
Iceland is often referred to as the land of fire and ice, owing to the many volcanoes and glaciers that dominate the landscape. It is a destination that attracts the more adventurous traveler and offers a variety of cultural and outdoor activities. Snowmobile adventures are offered on the glaciers and make for a thrilling experience. Horseback riding excursions traverse lava fields and deserted beaches, and are a great way to explore the country. Iceland has some of the best whale watching sites in the world. Here, you can see humpback, minke, blue and sperm whales among others.
If you enjoy hiking, there are many routes you can follow. Some of the more popular hiking regions are in the Skaftafell National Park and Westfjords area. The Snaefellnes Peninsula is also known for its beautiful scenery. Because of the geothermal activity on Iceland, there are many areas that have mineral baths. The Blue Lagoon is one such area that attracts many visitors each year. The Westmann Islands are the breeding grounds for puffin. Each spring, these cute birds return to the islands to nest and stay for the summer season. When the autumn season starts, you can see some of the puffin chicks learning to fly for the first time. From May through September each year, visitors can experience the Northern Lights. These spectacular light formations keep the night skies ablaze and are something incredible to witness.
Seasons to Visit Iceland
Iceland generally has a cold climate and visitors need to be properly prepared. Even in the summertime, temperatures rarely reach 20 degrees Centigrade and in winter, they are well below freezing. Rainfall occurs throughout the year and good snowfall is experienced in the northern regions in winter. In the summer months, there is almost 24 hours of sunlight, owing to the country's far northern latitude. The Gulfstream is what dominates Iceland's climate and strong winds have been known to blow across the interior. If you want to explore the many landscapes, the summer months are the best time to do this. Summer runs from May through August. If you want to enjoy snow sports and see the Northern Lights, it's best to visit during the winter months which run from September to early May.