Holiday Apartments in Iceland

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Why stay in a holiday apartment in Iceland?

Feel like a local by staying in an apartment in Iceland. Whether you’re after a penthouse in Reykjavik's city center or a cozy country home, we’ve got you covered. Find apartments that range from affordable studios to larger family-sized apartments. Ideal for those visiting family or friends in Iceland or if you’re planning day trips and need a home base.

Holiday apartments in Iceland also provide a comfortable and spacious living area, allowing guests to relax and unwind after a day of sightseeing or outdoor activities. The apartments are typically equipped with modern amenities such as Wi-Fi, TV, and a kitchenette or full kitchen, providing guests with the comforts of home. The living area is also an excellent place to plan your itinerary, read up on Icelandic history and culture, or simply enjoy quality time with family or friends.

Another benefit of staying in a holiday apartment in Iceland is the personalized service provided by the hosts. Many holiday apartments are family-owned and operated, allowing guests to receive local insights and recommendations from their hosts. Hosts can offer tips on the best restaurants, hidden gems, and off-the-beaten-path experiences, enhancing the overall travel experience for visitors.

Have the option to self-cater and spread out in your home away from home. Cook your own meals or step out for a meal at a centrally located restaurant. Whatever you want to do, having an apartment to yourself affords you ultimate freedom while staying in Iceland.

Frequently asked questions

What is a holiday apartment in Iceland?

A holiday apartment in Iceland is a self-contained, furnished apartment that is rented out to visitors for a short period. These apartments provide guests with a flexible and independent accommodation option compared to traditional hotels.

What are the best holiday apartments to stay at in Iceland?

If you want a comfortable stay in a private suite located in a beautiful place, the Black Beach Suites are a great option. These holiday apartments are just outside the charming town of Vik, right by the Reynisfjara black sand beach, from which the suites draw their name. These apartments have a rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 577 reviews.
If you want your very own stylish apartment in the city center of Reykjavik, it doesn't get better than the Black Pearl. It's located right by Reykjavik harbor, with all the main attractions of the city within walking distance. The Black Pearl boasts beautiful self-catering suites, ranging from large apartments that can fit groups and families or economy suites for more of a budget option. It has a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 100 reviews.
If you're looking for a holiday apartment in Akureyri, we recommend Lava Apartments & Rooms. Located in the heart of Iceland's 'Capital of the North,' this establishment has both self-catered apartments and guest rooms available. Whether you're looking for a studio apartment with cooking facilities or a simple room with a refrigerator, these holiday apartments are a great option. Lava Apartments & Rooms has a rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from over 160 reviews.

What is the best holiday apartment to stay in Akureyri?

The best holiday apartment to rent out in the town of Akureyri, is the K16 Apartments which feature multiple one-bedroom suites and is conveniently located near the iconic Akureyrarkirkja church in the center of town. K16 Apartments have a rating of 4.6 stars out of 5 from over 60 reviews.

What are the advantages of staying in a holiday apartment in Iceland?

When staying in a holiday apartment in Iceland, you get to spread out and make yourself feel at home. It's a way to make yourself feel like a local while visiting Iceland. The apartments can be basic or luxurious, but they usually share certain features. A holiday apartment in Iceland is equipped with a kitchen, a sitting area, a private bathroom, and a bedroom.
It's an ideal place to stay for young families with children or people who want to self-cater and have the option to eat at home.

Are holiday apartments in Iceland located in the city center or countryside?

Holiday apartments in Iceland can be located in both the city center and the countryside, offering a variety of options for travelers seeking to explore different regions in the country.

Can I book a holiday apartment in Iceland for a short period?

Yes, holiday apartments in Iceland can be booked for a short period, typically ranging from a few nights to a few weeks. But if you're just planning to stay one night, you can, of course, book a holiday apartment for just one night as well.

How do I check in and out of a holiday apartment in Iceland?

The check-in and check-out procedures for holiday apartments in Iceland vary depending on the specific apartment and host. Some apartments may offer self-check-in procedures, while others may require a host to meet you in person. Be sure to check the accommodation description to learn about the check-in and check-out procedures for your holiday apartment.

Do holiday apartments in Iceland offer breakfast?

It is not guaranteed that your holiday apartment will offer breakfast. The reason why is that renting an apartment while visiting Iceland is considered a self-catering option. Therefore you will have a kitchen at your disposal to cook yourself breakfast in the morning. However, some apartment complexes or suite hotels might offer breakfast, so read the description before going ahead with the booking to be sure.
Keep in mind that many holiday apartments are centrally located, and therefore, there will be plenty of options for breakfasts at cafés and restaurants nearby if you're not feeling like making breakfast for yourself.

Do holiday apartments in Iceland include a kitchen?

Yes, holiday apartments in Iceland offer a self-catering option for travelers, so you have the option to cook and eat at your home away from home. Whether it's a fully-furbished kitchen or a more modest kitchenette depends on the holiday apartment. Therefore, read the description of the apartment you're hoping to book to ensure it has kitchen facilities up to your standards.

Do holiday apartments in Iceland offer parking?

That depends on the apartment, but most holiday apartments outside the city center of Reykjavik have enough parking for all tenets. However, in the historical city center of Reykjavik, parking is harder to come by and is not always guaranteed. Make sure to read the description of the holiday apartment you are thinking of booking to know whether they offer parking or not.

Do holiday apartments in Iceland have WiFi included?

Yes. The idea behind a holiday apartment in Iceland as that it feels like a home away from home while visiting a foreign country. Therefore all holiday apartments offer free WiFi to their guests.
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