Icelandair Hotels is a leading chain of quality hotels in Iceland. Whether you want to enjoy the natural beauty of historical sites, take part in outdoor activities or experience the cultural life of the south, north, east and west of Iceland, we always offer first-class facilities and excellent service. We also operate Hilton Reykjavik Nordica, the seasonal hotel chain Hotel Edda and Canopy Reykjavik|City Centre.

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Welcome to Icelandair Hotels, Iceland's premier hotel chain, and the trusted source for comfortable, affordable accommodations for visitors and locals alike since 1966. Choose from 9 hotels throughout Iceland, including two hotel locations in Reykjavik - each with its authentic-Icelandic character, drawing inspiration from the unique local settings of this beautiful island-nation.

We at Icelandair Hotels are keen to help make your dream holiday come true. Our nine hotels are the ideal gateway to the unique experience that is Iceland, whether in the buzzing city of Reykjavik or the magnificent countryside. Each of our nine hotels is perfectly situated, and all have something unique to offer. We strive to ensure that your accommodation in Iceland is of the highest quality and place great emphasis on superior service, comfortable surroundings, fresh, locally sourced food, and attention to detail that will make your visit unforgettable.
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Iceland’s April Weather, Temperature & Length of Days

April is another great time to visit Iceland. The temperatures are rising, the days are getting nice and long and the landscape is just starting to get green as all that sunlight works its magic on our flora and fauna. Plus there are a lots fun happenings in Reykjavik and elsewhere including: Reykjavik Shorts and Docs - a short film festival, the Icelandic Horse  Festival, the Orkugangan Ski Marathon, the Isafjordur Rock Festival and, maybe most importantly, Iceland’s First day of Summer. To top it all off, you can still get “off season” travel deals. Now that we got you interested, here’s what you can expect from the weather and length of days.


In April, the amount of daylight you will get is substantial. Sunrise on April 1st in Iceland is at 6:46 AM and sunset is at 8:19 PM; that’s 13 hours and 32 minutes of daylight.  By the end of April the length of day increases to 16 hours and 44 minutes, that’s a gain of 3 hours and 12 minutes in one month! This is because Iceland, which is at a high latitude, is gaining an average 6 minutes and 30 seconds of daylight every day.


The month of April is characterized by continually rising temperatures - peaking into what we might even consider warm. As for the temperatures, you can expect the average low to be approximately -1.1 degrees Celsius (30 F), increasing to approximately 2.8 degrees Celsius (37 F) by the end of the month. The average high temperatures are 4.4 degrees Celsius (40 F), rising to 7 degrees Celsius (45 F) by the end of the month.  It’s even possible for the barometer to get into the low 50’s F on a good day.  Doesn’t sound too warm, but this is Iceland after all!


The average April rainfall in Reykjavik is approximately 58 mm (2.3 inches) in April, down substantially from March.  This precipitation will most likely come in the form of rain, but snow is still possible.  Statistically, you can expect approximately half the month of April to have some precipitation.

We recommend bringing lots of layers and some good waterproof shoes so you can enjoy whatever weather Iceland throws at you. We hope you enjoy your time in Iceland and highly recommend exploring our beautiful countryside if time permits. To serve you, we offer 6 hotel locations outside the capital region including, Akureyri, Egilsstadir (Icelandair Hotel Herad), Fludir (icelandair Hotel Fludir), Borgarnes (Icelandair Hotel Hamar) and Kirkjubæjarklaustur (Icelandair Hotel Klaustur).  Cheers!