Icelandair Hotel Akureyri is a 99 room hotel in the centre of north Iceland’s largest town. Those who want to immerse themselves in the culture of Akureyri and have easy access to sites such as Lake Myvatn should look no further than this modern, comfortable place to stay.
Location & Nearby
Icelandair Hotel Akureyri is in the heart of Akureyri, a vibrant town that boasts colourful buildings, distinctive architecture and spectacular surroundings. Its main attractions, such as the world’s northernmost botanical gardens, the beautiful harbour area, the Graeni Hatturinn concert hall and its busy shopping streets, are all just a short walk away.
Akureyri is also the starting point for countless tours around north Iceland, including horseback riding, whale watching and hiking. Furthermore, it is a great point from which to embark on the Diamond Circle sightseeing route, which covers the region’s most incredible attractions.
The destinations along this fantastic trail include the famous Lake Myvatn Area, the whale-watching hot-spot of Husavik, the enormous canyon of Asbyrgi and Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss. All of these sites can be reached within a day from Icelandair Hotel Akureyri, with the furthest, Dettifoss, just over two hour’s drive away.
Facilities & Amenities
The 99 rooms of Icelandair Hotel Akureyri come in eight varieties. The Twin, Queen and King Guests rooms are all bright, comfortable and 17 sqm; the Twin and King Superior rooms are the same size but are on the fifth floor, so boast beautiful views over either the town or fjord. The King Deluxe rooms are 28 sqm and look over a magnificent mountain range, though an even more luxurious option exists in the three-bedroom, fifth floor King Suite, which covers 37 sqm.
All rooms have en suite bathrooms with showers and hairdryers; access to free WiFi and satellite television; and boast a modern, Icelandic design.
The maximum number of guests in all the above rooms is two, but families of up to four can stay in a Family Room, which is 23 sqm.
The hotel’s Aurora Restaurant is a fantastic place to enjoy dinner in an ambient setting each evening, and the Aurora Bar a trendy choice to relax in after. The hotel garden is also a wonderful place to unwind, either on a warm summer’s day or in hope of seeing the aurora borealis on winter nights.
Icelandair Hotel Akureyri is also a great place for parties as well as business gatherings, with a meeting room for up to 30 people.
Why Choose Icelandair Hotel Akureyri?
All groups of travellers who want a stylish, comfortable place to stay in north Iceland with amenities close at hand will find Icelandair Hotel Akureyri to be a great choice. It is also a perfect stop for those on a Ring Road adventure around the country. Make your holiday in Akureyri special by booking now.