The largest urban area outside of Reykjavik, Akureyri is home to about 17,000 people. The University of Akureyri is located here and, like many college towns, the city as a result has a youthful feel about it, with plenty of bars, cafes, and restaurants to choose from. Along with a larger population come more hotel choices than you’ll find in other towns outside of Reykjavik, so it makes for a good base for exploring the northern regions around Lake Myvatn, Husavik, and Godafoss.
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Guesthouse Akureyri offers 44 rooms in the center of town, with rooms starting at under $40US. Both private and shared bathrooms are available and all rooms offer tvs.
34km outside of Akureyri, Engimyri Guesthouse is located off the Ring Road and offers six double and twin rooms, two of which have a private bathroom. All are equipped with comfortable beds, satellite TV, wash basins and towels, closets, a table and chairs. Breakfast is included, there is a restaurant onsite, and rooms start at around $55 US.
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The Hotel Kea is one of the few full-service hotels in Akureyri, and offers 74 ensuite rooms, each with coffee and tea making facilities, hairdryer, telephone, radio, satellite television and room service. The Hotel Kea is the most expensive option, with room rates starting at around $140 US.
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