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The Best Family Accommodation in Iceland

What are the best family friendly hotels in Iceland?

Iceland is an amazing destination for families with spectacular scenery, Volcano’s, glaciers and amazing waterfalls around every bend. The ring road of Iceland which circumnavigates the Island is extremely popular and great for families of all sizes and ages. During the darker months of the year the country is a great place to witness the amazing Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights as they dance through the night sky.  The Capital city of Reykjavik is the starting point for most Iceland family vacations, with other popular destinations being Vik, Hofn, Lake Myvatn, Akureyri and the spectacular Westfjords.

Iceland has a wide range of hotels perfect for families from small boutique guesthouses, farm stays and apartments right up to chain hotels depending on your style and budget. If you follow the ring road you can stay along the way in well established towns perfect for tourists. You need to find the best family hotels that will accommodate you and your entire family and make your travels go as smoothly as possible. The team from Best Family Hotels have helped make the selection easier for you by hand selecting the best family hotels in Iceland

Iceland Family Hotel Highlights

Stella Rósa Apartment, Myvatn

Located next to Lake Myvatn the Stella Rósa Apartment apartment offers gorgeous views in an excellent location perfect for your family vacation to Iceland. The three bedrooms are suitable for up to six guests, ideal for larger families. Fully equipped kitchen and washing facilities to help you all feel at home. Access to a hot tub. Situated within walking distances of various nature spots for exploring and hiking. Check Prices

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Vogafjós Farm Resort Myvatn

Situated on the eastern shore of Lake Myvatn, the family-run Vogafjós Farm Resort is in a beautiful location as well as being family-friendly

Myvatn | Guesthouse | Free WiFi | Traditional Breakfast | Farmstay

Situated on the eastern shore of Lake Myvatn, the family-run Vogafjós Farm Resort is in a beautiful location as well as being family-friendly. Cribs or extra beds can be added to the family rooms perfect for even the biggest of families. Set on a farm, you and your family can explore the area and see the animals. Hotel is just minutes from the town center and a couple of miles from the Myvatn Nature Baths. Check Prices

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Hotel Katla Hofdabrekka Vík í Mýrdal

Hotel Katla Hofdabrekka in Vík í Mýrdal offers the choice of guestrooms offers the perfect space for you and your family to relax

Vík í Mýrdal | 3 stars | Triple Rooms | Free WiFi | Free Parking

Hotel Katla Hofdabrekka in Vík í Mýrdal offers the choice of guestrooms offers the perfect space for you and your family to relax. Located in the countryside, there are plenty of beautiful sights for you and your family to explore. From the hotel, you get breathtaking views of the Mrdalsjökull Glacier. Extra activities in the area include hiking, fishing and horse riding, all arranged by the hotel. Check Prices

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Dimmuborgir Guesthouse Myvatn

The Dimmuborgir Guesthouse is a family-friendly hotel in the ideal location for family exploration and adventure.

Myvatn | 3 stars | Family Cottage’s | Free WiFi | Hot Tub

The Dimmuborgir Guesthouse is a family-friendly guesthouse in the ideal location for family exploration and adventure. With outdoor spaces onsite and off-site hiking and other trips and excursion that the hotel can arrange, you are surrounded by natural beauty and fun. The geothermally heated Mvatn Nature Baths can be found just a ten-minute drive away. Check Prices

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Borgarnes HI Hostel – StayWest

The Borgarnes HI Hostel – StayWest is great hostel for families in the West of Iceland

Borgarnes | Free Parking | Free WiFi | Quadruple Room

The Borgarnes HI Hostel – StayWest is great hostel for families in the West of Iceland. Close to lots of attractions and activities such as a water park, hiking routes, and local market. The thermal spa, hot tubs, and swimming pools at Borgarnes Sports Center are only two hundred meters away. Family rooms are available with the option to add cribs if needed. Check Prices

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Hotel Viking Reykjavik

Located just a few miles from the center of Reykjavik, this Viking themed hotel is great fun for the whole family

Reykjavik | 3 stars | Free WiFi | Free Parking

Located just a few miles from the center of Reykjavik, this Viking themed hotel is great fun for the whole family. Large rooms are perfect for all sizes of family and enjoy onsite activities such as the hot tubs, and sauna. The hotel has an airport shuttle to and from the airport for extra convenience. Check Prices

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Skútustadir Guesthouse Myvatn

The Skútustadir Guesthouse in Myvatn has a wide range of accommodation options including spacious private rooms for families to relax while feeling at home

Myvatn | Two Bedroom Family Cottage | Free WiFi | Free Parking

The Skútustadir Guesthouse in Myvatn has a wide range of accommodation options including spacious private rooms for families to relax while feeling at home. Enjoy exploring the lakes that are right outside the front door. Spend time together hiking the mountains, but there are also other tours and family trips that can be arranged by the hotel. Check Prices

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Hvammstangi Cottages

Hvammstangi Cottages are located just off the ring road in the North West of Iceland

Hvammstangi | 3 stars | Free Parking | Family Cottages

Hvammstangi Cottages are a series of wooden cottages located just off the ring road in the North West of Iceland. The cottages are perfect for families and about a mile away from the Selasetrid Icelandic Seal Center, where you can all take part in seal watching tours, and is only a few minutes walking distances of shops, restaurants, and a public pool. Relax in the choice of big rooms, with self-catering facilities to make snack and meal times easier. Check Price

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BB Hótel by Keflavik Airport

Located just a five-minute drive from Keflavík town center The BB Hótel by Keflavik Airport is great for families

Keflavík | 3 stars | Airport Shuttle | Family Rooms

Located just a five-minute drive from Keflavík town center, The BB Hótel by Keflavik Airport is great for families. Accommodation includes spacious family rooms so everyone is comfortable. The hotel is close to lots of tourist spots such as the Blue Lagoon and Reykjanes Peninsula, trips to all places can be organized by the hotel. A free shuttle bus service to and from the airport is also available for extra convenience. This is one of the best family hotels near the Keflavik International Airport, the destination of most visitors to Iceland. Check Prices

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Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura

The Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura is in an excellent location being right next to the quiet woods of skjuhlíd Hill and only 5 minutes from the city centre

Reykjavik | 4 stars | Family Rooms | Fitness Centre

The Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura is in an excellent location being right next to the quiet woods of skjuhlíd Hill, as well as being less than a mile from Nauthólsvík geothermal beach. Family rooms are soundproofed and perfect for all families to relax. Enjoy the activities on-site including the fitness center and spa, bike hire, and hiking trails. Reykjavík city center is within five minutes driving distance. Check Price

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Englendingavík Homestay

The Englendingavík Homestay in Borgames, West Iceland is a fantastic waterfront hotel in an ideal location for families who want to explore without being too far from points of interest

Borgarnes, West Iceland | Beachfront | Free WiFi | Free Parking

The Englendingavík Homestay in Borgarnes, West Iceland is a fantastic waterfront hotel in an ideal location for families who want to explore without being too far from points of interest. Relax in the large family rooms, and have family fun at the beach which is just minutes away. Explore the local area and take a day-trip to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. Check Prices

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Blómasetrid Homestay

Highly-rated by families due to the great choice of large rooms, and the excellent location. The Blómasetrid Homestay is surrounded by mountains, gardens and lakes, all perfect for exploring.

Borgarnes, West Iceland | Free WiFi | Free Parking | Family Room

Highly-rated by families due to the great choice of large rooms, and the excellent location. The Blómasetrid Homestay is surrounded by mountains, gardens and lakes, all perfect for exploring. The owners ensure you feel at home and comfortable during your stay. Reykjavík Keflavík Airport is forty miles away, but the center of Reykjavík is close by. Check Prices

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Alda Hotel Reykjavík

Situated in the city center, the Alda Hotel in Reykjavík offers your family the perfect location for shopping, restaurants, and tourist spot

Reykjavík City Centre | 4 stars | Family Rooms | Free WiFi

Situated in the city center, the Alda Hotel in Reykjavík offers your family the perfect location for shopping, restaurants, and tourist spots. All guests also have access to the fitness center, sauna, and outdoor hot tub. Bikes can be hired from reception. All rooms are spacious and family-friendly. Lake Tjörnin is less than a mile from the hotel and Hallgrimskirkja Church is only a 5-minute walk. Check Prices

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Hótel Húsafell

The Hótel Húsafell is a modern hotel providing everything you and your family need to have the perfect stay in Iceland

Húsafel | 4 stars | Swimming Pool | 2 and 3 Bedroom Apartments

The Hótel Húsafell is a modern hotel providing everything you and your family need to have the perfect stay in Iceland. The large family rooms are soundproofed so you never have to worry about your family making noise. All rooms have self-catering facilities to help you all feel at home. Relax in the year-round swimming pool, and hot spring baths. Outdoor play area for kids of all ages. Check Prices

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Hótel Laugarbakki

Located close to a beautiful hot spring in North Iceland, the beautiful Hótel Laugarbakki has a great selection of room sizes, ideal for all families

Laugarbakki | 3 stars | Family Rooms | Junior Suite

Located close to a beautiful hot spring in North Iceland, the beautiful Hótel Laugarbakki has a great selection of room sizes, ideal for all families. There are lots of attractions, shops, and restaurants in the surrounding areas, for you and your family to enjoy. At the hotel, trips and hiking can be arranged, and an outdoor play area for kids is available. Check Prices

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Base Hotel by Keflavik Airport

Situated less than two miles from Reykjavík Keflavík Airport, the Base Hotel is great for families who don't want to travel far after arriving in Iceland

Keflavík | 3 stars | Airport Shuttle | Family Rooms | Free WiFi

Situated less than two miles from Reykjavík Keflavík Airport, the Base Hotel is great for families who don’t want to travel far after arriving in Iceland. The hotel is close to the sea, and other natural wonders, but trips to other attractions such as the Blue Lagoon can be arranged by the hotel. Feel right at home in the large soundproofed family rooms that are all equipped with self-catering facilities. Check Prices

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Fosshótel Vatnajökull

Surrounded by stunning and dramatic scenery, the Fosshótel Vatnajökull is an excellent choice for families looking to explore and enjoy Iceland adventures

Höfn, Iceland | 3 stars | Free Parking | Family Connecting Room

Surrounded by stunning and dramatic scenery, the Fosshótel Vatnajökull is an excellent choice for families looking to explore and enjoy Iceland adventures. Catch views of Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier from your room window. Hofn center is just fifteen minutes away for shops and other top spots. Relax in the soundproofed family rooms. Cribs can be added to rooms if you are with little ones. Check Prices

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Hafdals Hotel Akureyri

Hafdals Hotel - The Best Family Hotels in Iceland

Akureyri | Free WiFi | Family Rooms Mountain Views

Hafdals Hotel is located in the northern Icelandic town of Akureyri and offers excellent facilities for families. The choice of spacious rooms are ideal for families of any size, and all feature beautiful views of mountains of the sea. All rooms are soundproofed for your peace of mind, and the self-catering facilities in each room help you and your family to feel at home. The nearest airport is Akureyri Airport which is roughly 4 miles from the hotel. Check Prices

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Kirkjufell Guesthouse

Kirkjufell Guesthouse - The Best Family Hotels in Iceland

Grundarfjordur | Private Beach | Free WiFi | Mountain View Apartment

Kirkjufell is one of the most photographed mountains in the world and the Kirkjufell Guesthouse offers stunning mountain views from your large and comfortable room, perfect for even larger families. The hotel has private beach access, and the ocean is just a few hundred meters away. Other natural areas are within walking distance and are the perfect family day out. The hotel can also arrange hiking, walking, and fishing tours. Check Prices

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The Best Family Hotels near Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport Iceland

The Best Family Hotels near Reykjavik Keflavik International Airport Iceland

Keflavik Airport is the main international airport for Iceland and is located about 50km or 45 minutes from downtown Reykjavik. Most families will arrive at this airport when starting their Icelandic vacation and the area has some amazing hotels and also a lot of car hire companies. Staying in a airport hotel is great idea for families starting tours or as a way to relax after a long flight.  The following are the best Keflavik Airport family hotels.

Best Family Hotels was launched in October 2019 by Richard and Kate Ascough while planning their latest trip to the Alaskan wilderness with their 2 young children. The Ascough family have also completed multiple trips to the USA and have also visited many cities of Europe, twice to China as well as multiple domestic Australian holiday.

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