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Hótel Húsafell, West Iceland

Hótel Húsafell, West Iceland

Hótel Húsafell is located in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland. The region is a magical area in so many ways because it's history is deeply rooted in the Icelandic Sagas. The place is a dream for hikers and you can go on glaciers tours as well. The region is one of the best in Iceland to view the northern lights in Iceland. A direct drive from Reykjavik to Hotel Husafell takes about 1.5 hours (125km). The drive is easy and photogenic. Húsafell is surrounded by magnificent glaciers e.g. Langjökull which offers several activities including Into the Glacier tour, snowmobiling, super jeep tours all accessible year round with the right equipment & guide. 

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Hotel Edda Laugar in Sælingsdalur

Hotel Edda Laugar in Sælingsdalur

Hotel Edda Laugar in Sælingsdalur is a cozy summer hotel located in the heart of West Iceland. In my opinion the hotel is situated in a perfect location, if you are interested in exploring west Iceland to the fullest well as drive along route 60 and 62, Westfjords (e.g. explore the Barðaströnd, Rauðisandur or Látrabjarg). From Reykjavik direct to Hotel Edda Laugar in Sælingsdalur, the drive is about 2.5 hours (172km), easy and photogenic. 

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Icelandair Hotel Akureyri

Icelandair Hotel Akureyri

“Ah, the heart of the majestic north. Where the mountains seem a bit bolder, the sun shines just a little brighter, the calm is always calmer and the days go on forever at the height of the summer” – Icelandair Hotel Akureyri 

Situated in the center of Iceland’s Northern capital, Icelandair Hotel Akureyri is one of the newest hotels in the country. It was converted from a former university and opened its doors in the summer of 2011. The hotel offers tastefully decorated rooms with views of the bay on the eastern side.

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Hotel Edda Vík

Hotel Edda Vík

Hótel Edda Vík is located along the southern coast in the quaint town of Vík. The region is lush with rugged beauty that stretches as far as the eye can see. The hotel offers fantastic views of the dramatic cliffs and black sand beaches. The majestic Mýrdalsjökull glacier lies just a few kilometers north which offers a plethora of activities including trekking, snowmobiling, and super jeep tours. The area is a bird lover’s paradise, with huge Arctic tern colonies, puffin breeding grounds and a wide variety of auks. 

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Icelandair Hotel Hérað

Icelandair Hotel Hérað

Icelandair Hotel Hérað is located in the beautiful eastern town of Egilsstaðir. It is open all year round, but we find it absolutely stunning in the summer months.

The hotel is extremely bright with a huge lounge and bar area styled with retro purple and pink chairs. Icelandair Hotel Herað offers 60 spacious rooms with all the amenities one would expect from a four star hotel: comfy beds, warm and cozy comforters, bright windows and a clean bathroom!

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Hótel Edda Höfn

Hótel Edda Höfn

Hótel Edda Höfn is located by the harbor with a fantastic view of the bay. On a cloudy day, there is a certain mystical charm as the fog hovers over the bay (similar to the day we arrived!).

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Hotel Edda ÍKÍ & Laugarvatn Fontana

Hotel Edda ÍKÍ & Laugarvatn Fontana

Hotel Edda ÍKÍ is a rural summer hotel about an hour from Reykjavík. The hotel sits along the picturesque lake of Laugarvatn. The area is known for its unique hot springs and geothermal hot spots. The hotel has 28 rooms with en-suite bathrooms, a restaurant with lake view and three small conference rooms. In the winter, the building returns to its original use as a university for physical education, but during the summer months, guests can enjoy a converted dorm room and a tranquil atmosphere.

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