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Top 10 Hotels in Akranes

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2 out of 5
Sudurgata 32, Akranes
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1 Oct-2 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (17 reviews)

"Very nice, clean accommodation - partial ocean view. Bathrooms are basic, but for the price you cannot beat this hostel. I was on a tight budget and my son and husband loved it here. Groovy third floor common room with sky lights, comfortable seating and TV. Cute no fuss town - everything is pretty ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2018

Akranes HI Hostel
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2.5 out of 5
Vogabraut 5, Akranes, Western Region
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4/5Very Good! (16 reviews)

"Free parking, restaurants within walking distance"…"

Reviewed on 7 Jul 2019

Akranes Guesthouse
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4 out of 5
Adalstraeti 16, Reykjavik
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15 Oct-16 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,537 reviews)

"Great location. Within walking distance of city highlights, shopping and restaurants."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep 2019

Hotel Reykjavik Centrum
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3.5 out of 5
Hverfisgata 45, Reykjavik
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29 Sep-30 Sep
4.8/5Exceptional! (1,505 reviews)

"Noisy during the night from outside but hotel provided ear plugs"…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2019

Reykjavik Residence Hotel
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2.5 out of 5
Merkigerdi 7, Akranes
1 Oct-2 Oct
4.5/5Wonderful! (35 reviews)

"We got in late and left early on a one night stay on our way back to Reykjavik; check in was easy and the house was lovely. Breakfast was oddly at a cafe a few streets away (walkable) but was good and cosy."…"

Reviewed on 18 Jun 2019

Gallery Guesthouse
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4 out of 5
Nautholsvegur 52, Reykjavik
Free cancellation
16 Sep-17 Sep
4.2/5Very Good! (1,692 reviews)

"The room was large enough for 5 people. We were with our six year old and booked a deluxe room with a double bed . There was another bed a sofa that can be used for a bed. The food was great. There’s a cocktail hour which included free beer and a cheese plate. I would highly recommend this ..."…"

Reviewed on 10 Sep 2019

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura
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4 out of 5
Thingholtsstraeti 3-5, Reykjavik
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2 Oct-3 Oct
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,017 reviews)

"Location is perfect! No onsite parking. Street parking is expensive."…"

Reviewed on 11 Sep 2019

CenterHotel Thingholt
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4 out of 5
Ingólfsstræti 1, Reykjavik
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15 Oct-16 Oct
4.2/5Excellent! (1,788 reviews)

"The most convenient for the Harpa conference centre"…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2019

CenterHotel Arnarhvoll
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3 out of 5
Brautarholt 22-24, Reykjavik
22 Sep-23 Sep
4.3/5Excellent! (889 reviews)

"The staff at the hotel is just amazing. We had a mix up of the type and room and the staff helped us and were very very accommodating. Great location and clean hotel."…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep 2019

22 Hill Hotel
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3.5 out of 5
Laugavegur 120, Reykjavik
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13 Oct-14 Oct
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,678 reviews)

"Best Hotel I have stayed in by far. The location is top notch, right next to the local bus stop and the drop of point for buses and taxis is basicly at the front door. The service was fabulous. Imagine yourself drinking a cold pint brought to you in the hot tub with the stars above you... Well you ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep 2019

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Pocket Guide: Akranes

Visiting Akranes

Akranes has accommodation options for budget-minded travellers, though all visitors will enjoy the restaurants and shopping. Welcoming and walkable, this city will also delight visitors with its bars, tours, and coffeehouses.
  • Though not directly in Akranes, you'll find Expedia hotels in the surrounding area
  • December is the most expensive month to travel here, while November tends to be the cheapest
  • Closest major airport is in Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.), 31.5 mi (50.8 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing around Akranes

  • Top activities include taking a tour and exploring the waterfront, while Reykjavik Harbour is one place to visit
  • Notable landmarks include Akranes Lighthouse, Hallgrimskirkja, and Perlan
  • The natural beauty of the northern lights is picturesque, and places to visit include Reykjavik Pond, Skallagrimsgardur, and Sundhollin
  • Shopping is tops in the area, and Kringlan Shopping Mall is a favourite locale for retail therapy

Getting around Akranes

There are many transportation options in Akranes. You can explore your options for water transportation at the port.

Dressing for Akranes

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 5°C, while nighttime temperatures stay around -2°C
  • From April to June, the average is 13°C during the day and 0°C at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 14°C during the day and 5°C at night
  • In October–December, you can expect 9°C as the daytime average and -2°C as the nighttime average
  • Average annual rainfall for Akranes is 780 millimetres

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