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Boutique Hotels in Iceland
Written by Dikshya Shaw on September 14, 2021 Share on

10 Best Boutique Hotels In Iceland

Are you thinking about taking a luxury trip to Iceland? If yes, then experiencing the country’s stunning natural beauty is probably at the forefront of your mind. Nevertheless, rest assured you will get to enjoy boutique accommodation here too. The boutique hotels in Iceland have their special charm and appeal. You will find something in this country, from wellness retreats to adventure hotels, which will suit you perfectly. The land of fire and ice has plenty to offer when it comes to boutique hotels. From modern downtown escapes in Reykjavik to luxe spa getaways edging the Blue Lagoon, many are worth the flight themselves. Both in restaurants and spas, recurring themes are available, which include locally sourced ingredients and cool Scandinavian design. 

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10 Boutique Hotels In Iceland

The boutique hotels in Iceland are something special, so wait no more and read this blog to know more about them. Look at some of our picks of the best boutique hotels for luxury travel in Iceland.

  1. Diamond Suites Luxury Boutique Hotel
  2. The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland
  3. Hotel Laki
  4. Geysir Hotel
  5. Hotel Fransiskus
  6. Skalakot Manor Hotel
  7. Ion Adventure Hotel
  8. Hotel Glymur
  9. Hotel Rangá
  10. 101 Hotel

1. Diamond Suites Luxury Boutique Hotel

Diamond Suites Luxury Boutique Hotel, Boutique Hotels In Iceland
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Diamond Suites Luxury Boutique Hotel is Iceland’s only five-star hotel. It is a hotel within a hotel. Situated on the top floor of Hotel Keflavik, it consists of seven individually decorated suites. Most of them are named after a different gem. Are you looking for an ultra-luxe group option? If so, then rent out all of them as a private penthouse. The benefit of it is that you receive exclusive use of a Range Rover and a personal driver.

Also Read: 10 Best Homestays in Iceland- A complete Guide!

2. The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland

The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland
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As you can guess from the name, the Retreat is built around the iconic geothermal spring in the southwest of Iceland. A series of suites offers lagoon rugged landscape views. You can enjoy and relax in the private section of the Blue Lagoon. Along with that, it also has a spa built into an 800-year-old lava flow. You can choose the Ritual spa journey to exfoliate, cleanse and moisturise using algae, silica and mineral salt. Moreover, all these are sourced from the surrounding waters.

Also Read: Travel To The Blue Lagoon In Iceland: Beat The Blues At Blue Paradise!

3. Hotel Laki

Hotel Laki, Boutique Hotels In Iceland
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Situated in southern Iceland, Hotel Laki is just off Ring Road. Also, you will find it near Stjórnarfoss waterfall. It is an excellent base for exploring the beauty of the south. Additionally, there are endless activities that you can engage in here. You can fish for Arctic char in the adjacent Lake Víkurflód, explore the Fjádrargljúfur canyon and visit the 11 dwellings right behind the hotel. If you think it is time for some shut-eye, rooms are cosy and well-appointed.

Also Read: 10 Best Waterfalls in Iceland That Are Drop Dead Gorgeous

4. Geysir Hotel

Geysir Hotel
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How about staying in a hotel next to one of the most powerful geysers in the world? You will find nothing but a sense of peace while staying in Hotel Geysir. Located adjacent to the Great Geysir, a bed of geothermal activity surrounds this hotel. When you are done marvelling at this natural wonder, dine at the hotel restaurant Geysir Glíma for a taste of hyper-local Icelandic fare.

Also Read: 10 Best Lakes In Iceland: Marvel At Beauty & Mythology!

5. Hotel Fransiskus

Hotel Fransiskus, Boutique Hotels In Iceland
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Constructed by a group of Catholic sisters in the 1930s, Hotel Fransiskus is steeped in history. It overlooks Stykkishólmur harbour and only recently converted to a hotel. Altogether, it has 21 rooms, which are clad in neutral hues. But you will likely spend most of your time wandering past the 150-year-old colourful shopfronts in this town on a western peninsula.

Also Read: 10 things to do with kids in Iceland – Other Worldly Experience!

6. Skalakot Manor Hotel

Skalakot Manor Hotel
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Skalakot Manor Hotel is a fourth-generation-run farm. It specialises in breeding Icelandic horses. If you are a fan of the pony-sized, long-maned animals, this is the place to be. You can’t leave this place without taking part in a horse-riding tour. The stunning landscapes you cross are a bonus. The hotel houses gorgeous, upscale rooms with beamed ceilings. Also, some are accompanied by in-room roll-top tubs. When you are somewhat hungry, you can head to the in-house restaurant for fine dining.

Also Read: 15 Adventurous Things To Do In Iceland: Adventure Seeker’s Paradise!

7. Ion Adventure Hotel

Ion Adventure Hotel, Boutique Hotels In Iceland
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Among all the boutique hotels in Iceland, Ion Adventure Hotel should draw your attention more. The first thought that will come to your mind seeing this hotel is that it is built in a modern style. Set in the beautiful countryside near Selfoss in southwest Iceland, it is an ode to combining architecture with the landscape. Its design will make you feel like you are truly staying in this country. Locally retained driftwood and lava rocks are woven into the earthy-yet-classy atmosphere. If hungry, enjoy particularly delicious cuisine at Silfra Restaurant. Gaze at the spectacular views from the Northern Lights Bar and rejuvenate yourself when at the Lava Spa. For you to enjoy the views towards Nesjavellir Geothermal Power Plant and the surrounding lava fields, each room has floor-to-ceiling windows.

Also Read: Top 10 Iceland’s most Instagrammable Spots – Say Cheese!

8. Hotel Glymur

Hotel Glymur
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Situated on the northern shore of Hvalfjörður (Whale Fjord), Hotel Glymur is about 45 minutes drive from Reykjavik. You will get a chance to witness beautiful views of the fjord from this remote hillside. Decorated with vibrant works from local artists, the hotel’s interior also includes carvings, ceramics and rugs. Also, you will find a geothermal hot tub outside. Moreover, it is a great place for viewing the Northern Lights. Additionally, explore the local waterfalls and hiking paths before heading back to the homely hotel restaurant.

Also Read: 10 Best places to visit in Reykjavik- The Capital of Iceland!

9. Hotel Rangá

Hotel Rangá, Boutique Hotels In Iceland
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You can find this log-built hotel sitting next to the salmon-fishing river Ytri-Rangá. It is only an hour’s drive from Reykjavik. Relax as you find warmth and comfort in the warm interiors of the alpine lodge. The rooms are enlivened with paintings of Icelandic nature and wildlife by local artists. Sink your teeth into mouth-watering meals in an excellent hotel restaurant next to the river. Did you know there is even a stargazing observatory and a bar in this hotel? Also, there are outdoor geothermal hot tubs where you will catch the Northern Lights. So, do visit this one of the extraordinary boutique hotels and catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights, considering the fact that you are there on the right night.

Also Read: Chronicles of Nordic color shows—Where to see northern lights in Iceland

10. 101 Hotel

101 Hotel
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This boutique hotel sits in a 1930s building in downtown Reykjavik. It offers an intoxicating blend of contemporary design and minimalist couture. You will observe stark furniture and a monochromatic colour scheme throughout. These are emboldened by a gallery-worthy collection of modern pieces from Icelandic artists. There is a hot tub and geothermally heated steam room inside the basement. This one of the best boutique hotels in Iceland also offers an in-room massage.

Also Read: 10 Best Museums In Iceland: Travel Through Time!

Tips for Your Iceland Trip

  1. Bring back all the best souvenirs from Iceland.
  2. There are a lot of activities to do in Iceland, so don’t forget to try out all of them.
  3. Take part in all the famous festivals in Iceland.
  4. Also, discover all the hidden ice caves in Iceland.
  5. Iceland provides a lot of walking tours. So experience the best walking tours there.

Also Read: Iceland Visa for Indian Residents: A Complete Guide For A Smooth Travel

Frequently Asked Questions for Your Iceland Tour

Do I need a tour guide in Iceland?

Tours in Iceland are safe. As a result, it is one of the leading reasons why it is forbidden to try and partake in certain activities without a guide present.

How many days in Iceland is enough?

 8-12 days in Iceland is enough.

How much money do I need to travel to Iceland?

You should take about 7,369 INR per night for a 2 person room and 11,053-14,737 INR in the more popular places, including Reykjavik. 

Can I drink tap water in Iceland?

Yes, tap water is perfectly safe to drink in Iceland.

What is the best time to visit Iceland?

The best time to visit Iceland is from June to August.

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