Hotels in Arnarstapi

Hotels & Accommodation in Arnarstapi

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Why stay in Arnarstapi?

Nestled on Iceland's scenic Snaefellsnes peninsula, Arnarstapi offers visitors a unique blend of nature's majesty and serene relaxation. Choosing accommodations in this quaint village is a journey back to the essence of Icelandic culture.

The cottages, in particular, are a highlight. Crafted with rustic aesthetics, these cozy hideaways provide an intimate connection to the surroundings. Wake up to the sound of seabirds and go to sleep beneath the dance of northern lights right outside your window.

Arnarstapi's rugged coastlines, dramatic cliffs, and breathtaking vistas beckon explorers. All under the watchful eye of Bárður Snæfellsás, the mighty protector of the region who is personified in a massive rock sculpture located in Arnarstapi.

Each accommodation, be it modern hotels or traditional Icelandic homes, encapsulates the essence of Icelandic hospitality, ensuring your stay is as memorable as the enchanting landscapes that surround you. Choose Arnarstapi, where nature and comfort embrace.

Frequently asked questions

What is the best hotel in Arnarstapi?

The best hotel in Arnarstapi is the appropriately named Arnarstapi Hotel, with a rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from over 250 reviews. Sitting on the edge of Arnarstapi, the hotel provides peace and quiet while allowing guests to reach the village center and port within a few minutes of walking. There is a wide variety of room configurations at Arnarstapi Hotel, including double or twin rooms, triple rooms, and family apartments that can fit up to six people. Located on-site is the excellent Snjofell Restaurant, where you can try delicious local cuisine while enjoying the atmosphere.

What is the best guesthouse in Arnarstapi?

The best guesthouse in the village of Arnarstapi is the cozy Arnarstapi Guesthouse, which offers 8 rooms with shared bathrooms. In the rooms, you will find either single beds or bunk beds and some rooms can fit up to 4 people. Free parking is available at the site and the guesthouse is located just a short distance from Arnarbaer Restaurant for some delicious food.

What can I do while staying in Arnarstapi?

Arnarstapi is a small village on the southern side of the Snaefellsnes peninsula. It was an important trading post in the past and now it is known for the columnar basalt and ravines that surround the pier.
In the village, you can walk along the coastline to watch the birds and the lava formations. See the massive rock sculpture of Bárður Snæfellsás, the mythical protector of the region. Arnarstapi is also a great base to explore the rest of the beautiful Snaefellsnes peninsula.

What popular attractions are close to Arnarstapi?

Arnarstapi is located on the cusp of Snaefellsjokull National Park, home to the Snaefellsjokull glacier and volcano. Very close to Arnarstapi you can find Londrangar basalt cliffs and Vatnshellir and Songhellir lava caves. There is also a beautiful cleft in a mountainside called Raudfeldsgja gorge that it is possible to climb into. Though a little further away, on the north of the peninsula, Mt. Kirkjufell is also a wonderful site to visit.

What amenities are included in the hotels in Arnarstapi?

The hotels in Arnarstapi feature private rooms with private bathrooms, toiletries, free WiFi, free parking, housekeeping and heating, among other amenities for your convenience.

Do hotels in Arnarstapi include restaurant on site?

Yes, at Arnarstapi Hotel you will find the Snjofell Restaurant, located near the hotel entrance, which offers high-quality dishes made from local ingredients. Another restaurant, Arnarbaer Restaurant, located by the campsite, serves delicious seafood and an array of pizzas.

How far in advance should I book my accommodation in Arnarstapi during peak travel seasons?

Arnarstapi can get busy during the high season. It's recommended to book your accommodation at least 3-6 months in advance to secure your preferred choice.
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