Welcome to Icelandair Hotel Akureyri
Icelandair Hotel Akureyri is a friendly hotel, opened in the summer of 2011, with tastefully decorated, bright and sunny rooms and inviting facilities. The view from the hotel is magnificent and visitors can enjoy not only our nearby natural wonders, and some of Iceland´s best skiing, but also by the cultural life in the capital of the North. The warm geothermal swimming pool is just across the street and the centre og Akureyri is only a short walk away. The hotel garden is eminently cozy during winter and summer. Enjoy the midnight sun or the northern lights with open fireplace and blankets, drinks and snacks.
The hotel garden
The hotel has a first-class restaurant and bar. The patio leads to a lovely hotel garden, where the atmosphere is as great in winter as in the summer. Due to the great layout, guests can sit around the fireplace and keep warm under leather covers.
Facilities for celebrations and parties are excellent and interesting. The hall can accommodate groups of up to 100 people and we can also host larger events in collaboration with others.
Get to Know Icelandair Hotel Akureyri
The hotel Manager
Sigrun Bjork Jakobsdottir is the manager of Icelandair Hotel Akureyri. She has many years of experience in the hotel industry including a hotel manager, sales, marketing and a division manager. She graduated from the IHTTI Hotel Magement School in Switzerland in 1990. A long time resident of Akureyri, Sigrun likes to help her hotel guests discover some of the best sites in the area.
In her opinion, Glerargil is the best-kept secret in Akureyri and it is located in the middle of the town (ask her where it is). Moreover, she believes that nobody should miss the gorgeous view over Akureyri from Falkafell.
Her favorite place in the area is Kjarnaskogur, which is beautiful all year round and includes beautiful walking trails during the summer and serve as telemark ski trails (with lights) during winter.
Sigrun and her staff at Icelandair Hotel Akureyri extend a warm welcome you to.
Adventure all year round
Situated in the centre of the friendly and lively town Akureyri, Icelandair Hotel Akureyri can serve as comfortable base camp for day trips into the Icelandic countryside as well as a central hub to enjoy the many shops, restaurants, and local events in Akureyri. This beautiful city and surrounding region has so much to offer, from the local geothermal pool and spa (just a 2 minute walk from the hotel), to the amazing Lake Myvatn, Godafoss, Dettifoss – Europe’s most powerful waterfall, whale watching in summer, skiing in Mt. Hlidarfjall in winter and much more.
Mt. Hlidarfjall offers great conditions for skiing and snowboarding. Icelandair Hotel Akureyri especially welcomes skiers and offers access to a heated ski storage room with secure lockers and a private entrance. Guests receive a 10% discount on ski passes.
No matter the season, you’ll be glad you visited, and we stand ready to be your comfortable hotel oasis in Akureyri.
Icelandair Hotel Akureyri
- Check-in time is after 14:00 and check-out before 12:00 noon on the day of departure. Please contact us if you need early check-in.
- The hotel is a historical, renovated building, which formerly housed the University of Akureyri.
- The guest reception goes by the name "Classroom 14".
- The restaurant is located in the basement, which has undergone considerable changes.
- Old pictures of Akureyri decorate the hotel.
- Take a look at the artwork 'At the end of the day' by the northern artist Aðalheiður Eysteinsdóttir.
- 12 guest rooms with wheelchair access.
- Just a stones throw from the magnificent Akureyri geothermal swimming pool.
- Check out Your Workout To Go here - with exercise options in the neighborhood.