Icelandair Hotel Akureyri
A Stylish Abode in the Rugged North
- 99 rooms
- Aurora restaurant
- Garden with fireplace
- Stay September through April for the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights
Located in the center of Iceland’s friendly second city, Icelandair Hotel Akureyri offers a smart base from which to explore the stark beauty of the rural north. Traditional photos and pictures adorn the walls and you’ll find intriguing sculptures by Icelandic artist Adalheidur S. Eysteinsdottir in the hotel’s lobby – a unique feature of Icelandair Hotels.
Enjoy magnificent views over the fjord and Sulur and Hlidarfjall mountains from your bright and modern guest room or venture out into the fine hotel garden – bedecked with an open fireplace and seating with blankets – for a glimpse of the Northern Lights or to enjoy the midnight sun.
Amble around the historic buildings, colorful houses, museums, cafes and parks of this harbor town before taking off on country roads to see nearby natural wonders such as the Myvatn lake area with its unique ecosystem and geothermal pool, Mount Hlidarfjall and the magnificent Godafoss waterfall.