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Finding a cheap place to stay in Iceland can be difficult.

Tourists knock on residents doors looking for a place to stay in West Iceland

21 Jun Guðrún Helga Árnadóttir who lives in the town of Borgarnes in West Iceland says that two French tourists knocked on her front door and asked to stay the night. She said no as she didn't know them and found this uncomfortable.

Hotel Ion is situated in Nesjavellir, a geothermal area near Þingvellir national park in South Iceland.

11 best boutique hotels in Iceland

20 Jun Website The Culture Trip has selected the 11 best boutique hotels in Iceland with diverse mentions from the swanky 101 hotel in downtown Reykjavik to the country luxury of Hótel Rangá.

You can't heat up the car but you can use Wifi states the ad.

Sleep in a car trunk in a driveway in Reykjavik for £21 per night

20 Jun Airbnb users now have the option to spend the night in a parked jeep in a driveway in Grafarvogur, a suburb of Reykjavik for the "mere" price of £21, including WiFi.

Havarí is located in the remote fjord of Berufjörður in East Iceland.

Icelandic rock stars move from Reykjavik to remote farm

3 Jun Three years ago, musician couple Berglind Häsler and Svavar Pétur Eysteinsson moved away from Reykjavik to settle at a farm called Karlsstaðir in remote Berufjörður in the East Fjords of Iceland and started an organic farm, guesthouse and concert venue.

Kjós is a lush farm area of Iceland, west of Reykjavik behind Mount Esja.

Family from Singapore to open luxury country hotel near Reykjavik

1 Jun An extremely wealthy family from Singapore, the Pang family, have purchased the farm Þúfa in the Kjós area which is about half and hour's drive from Reykjavik. The hotel is going to be a luxury hotel for wealthy travellers.

The famous Sandholt bakery is on the left hand side and the hotel is located in the entire row of buildings.

New luxurious hotel opens in historic building in city centre

29 May A new boutique hotel, Sandhótel, opens on Thursday in seven adjoined buildings on Laugavegur offering 53 rooms. Between the buildings is a new square where people can enjoy snacks from the famous Sandholt bakery next door.

With the rise of tourists to Reykjavik, plenty of new hotels are rising on Laugavegur.

Over 200 new hotel rooms for Laugavegur this month

26 May The new hotels opening on Reykjavik's central shopping street, Laugavegur, means that over 200 new hotel rooms will be available in this popular shopping street. At no other time in history such a rapid change has been noted on Laugavegur.

The hotel will rise on the corner of Suðurlandsbraut and Grensásvegur.

New gigantic hotel opens in Reykjavik's Skeifan quarter

5 Jan A new four star hotel is being built on the corner of Suðurlandsbraut and Grensásvegur with 300 rooms therefore becoming the second largest hotel in Iceland, with the Fosshótel on Höfðatorg in the financial quarter being the largest.

Mikill vöxtur er í byggingu lífsstílshótela í heiminum.

Expensive hotels could help control tourist influx

23 Nov Garry Steffen, managing director of the newly opened Canopy Hilton Hotel in central Reykjavik believes that one way to control the influx of tourists to Iceland is to build luxury hotels and thus attract tourists who spend more money while on their visit.

One of the hotels is located near Klambratún park in central Reykjavik.

Twin hotels to open in city centre

15 Nov Two identical hotels will open soon in the city centre, one of them in Laugavegur, the main shopping street, and the other a little further afield, close to Hlemmur square and Klambratún park.

Hótel Hekla is located, as the name suggests, underneath one of Iceland's most famous volcanoes.

An idyllic country hotel in lush South Iceland

16 Aug In the green farmlands below Mount Hekla, Iceland's most famous volcano, lies Hótel Hekla, a gorgeous country hotel which offers the perfect stay if you're intending to explore the many attractions of the area.

The hotel was designed by Ásgeir Ásgeirsson and Áslaug Þorgeirsdóttir at T.ark architects with the view being a focal point.

Reykjavik's latest luxury hotel

10 Aug The Tower Suites, a new luxury hotel opened in Reykjavik in June. The hotel prides itself in designer furniture and the Icelandic art that adorns the walls.

Lake Þingvellir is one of Iceland's most beautiful natural wonders.

Cottages with a view of stunning Lake Þingvellir

16 May 2016 There are few places as magical as beautiful Lake Þingvellir, Iceland's largest and deepest lake. Now you can rent a cottage with a view of the lake in both summer and winter.

The hotel seen from Smiðjustígur.

Canopy hotel opens soon

10 May 2016 A new hotel brand, Canopy, owned by the Hilton International chain opens its first branch very soon at the heart of Reykjavik.

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