The 10 best hotels in Vik Iceland offer unforgettable luxury and breathtaking views

No matter where travelers visit around the Land of Ice and Fire, they are sure to experience something magical, whether it’s admiring the Northern Lights in Reykjavík or visiting (and even riding one of) Iceland’s national horses. Outside the city and located in the south of Iceland, the village Vic in Myrdal (or simply Vík) is a waterfront village that is also one of the scenic destinations in Iceland. This small community is somewhat remote, 100 miles from Reykjavík, but offers a plethora of stunning scenery for the curious traveler, especially along the shores of nearby Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach. Adventurous travelers through Iceland should consider staying in Vik as a base for their nature-filled adventures, especially at these hotels, spoiling visitors with simple luxury (and stunning views)!


These hotels located in (or around) the southern Icelandic village of Vík have been selected based on their average guest rating on Kayak (8.0 and above). These hotels have also been selected based on the amenities or facilities they offer to attract a variety of travelers and their travel styles. Each of the top-rated hotels around Vík was also chosen because it offers views of the landscape of southern Iceland from the comfort of a guest room or suite.

Vik village on Black Sand Beach in southern Iceland
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Picture of a church in the village of Vik overlooking Black Sand Beach in southern Iceland.

Vík í Mýrdal has been a family run hotel in the south of Iceland since 2004! The residence is located in a remote setting with a touch of modernity and is just steps away from Icelandic delights such as Black Sand Beach and Dyrhólaey. Travelers can spoil themselves at this stay without breaking the bank; Apart from its beautiful surroundings, the rooms at Hotel Vík come with amenities such as black-out drapes, flat-screen TVs, and organic skin care products in the bathroom! After a long day, guests can enjoy fine Icelandic cuisine at the hotel’s Restaurant Berg.

Vic Hotel in Myrdal

means of comfort
Fitness center, restaurant, free parking

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$$

Mountain view near Vik, Iceland
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Cliffs, mountains and stunning landscapes around the village of Vík, in southern Iceland.

Hostels may not fit the definition of “luxury” per se, but The Barn Hostel in Vík is more than just shared accommodation with bunk beds. The Barn is an elegant inn with modern furnishings in a clean space. For more privacy other than a double bed, guests can book one of eight private rooms on the top floor of the hostel, which boast great views of the mountain landscape and glaciers.

Barn

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Bar/lounge, free parking, hair dryer

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Travelers can mingle with other visitors at The Barn, the on-site bar and lounge!

The beautiful town of Vik i Myrdal in Iceland
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The beautiful town of Vik i Myrdal in Iceland

Adventurous backpackers can use the Farmhouse Lodge as a base for their adventures around southern Iceland. The Farmhouse Lodge features modest rooms with convenient amenities, from hair dryers to free coffee and tea. Its luxury lies in the lodge’s location: away from traffic and light pollution, nestled within the landscape of southern Iceland and steps away from Black Sand Beach.

Alternatively, from June 1st to September 20th, the Farmhouse Lodge offers fantastic on-site experiences for travelers who want to take in the magically rugged landscape! This experience includes a cotton tent with full-size beds, lanterns, linens, tables, rugs, and an ottoman.

The beautiful town of Vik i Myrdal in Iceland
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The beautiful town of Vik i Myrdal in Iceland

Lodge farm

means of comfort
BBQ, pets allowed on request, terrace/patio

Related: The 10 best hotels in Reykjavik Iceland where luxury meets gorgeous scenery

Basalt columns at Reynisfjara Beach, Iceland
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Basalt columns at Reynisfjara Beach, Iceland

Katla by Keahotels lets you enjoy the spoils of southern Iceland in a family setting. From its walls to the interior décor, Katla Hotel’s ambiance mimics the grandeur of Iceland’s landscape. Guests can relax in the hotel’s standard Scandinavian-style summer rooms, or opt for spacious digs in the Junior Suite. Wherever they decide to stay, guests have access to the outdoor geothermal hot tub and sauna to soothe their aches!

Katla By Keahotels Hotel

means of comfort
Outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, restaurant

Tray with coffee and pastries on the bed
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Tray with coffee and pastries on the bed

Anna boutique hotel no Located in Vic but less than an hour’s drive from the waterfront village. Located in the municipality of Rangárþing Eystra, this boutique hotel could be a must-see for many couples traveling to Iceland! This unique hotel has been furnished with traditional farmhouse-style décor, preserving the property’s roots as the childhood home of Anna from Moldenbør, an Icelandic writer and world traveler. Anna Hotel may only be equipped with 7 rooms, but each room is thoughtfully decorated with elegant and traditional furnishings. To top off this unique stay, the hotel also has an on-site restaurant that serves chef-cooked meals, including specials like rhubarb pie and sky cake!

Anna By EJ Hotels Boutique Hotel

means of comfort
Restaurant, bar/lounge, free parking

price
$$

Related: A Taste of Iceland: 10 Must-Try Foods on Your Culinary Adventure

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A stay at the Hvammból Guesthouse proves to travelers that luxury doesn’t have to be complicated or lavish. Just outside Vic, this family-run guest house features eight studio apartments that offer the comforts of home such as fully equipped kitchens, double beds, and elegant furnishings. Every morning, with coffee (or tea) in hand, wake up to a breathtaking stretch of landscape in southern Iceland!

For added luxury, Hvammból Guesthouse is just a short drive from Black Sand Beach and Dyrhólaey!

Houses among the mountains in Vik, Iceland
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Vic village in Iceland

Vík Apartments and its luxury accommodations are a getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life. Ideal for large groups and traveling families, Vík Apartments range in size from 27sqm to 86sqm. Soak in the relaxing local scenery from the apartment’s private balcony (or terrace), or take a soothing bubble bath using luxury bath products. Apart from convenient amenities, these apartments are close to local shops (including grocery store), restaurants and the local swimming pool.

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means of comfort
Kitchen, terrace/patio, balcony

Related: Top 10 Hotels in Iceland Showcasing the Magic of the Land of Fire and Ice

Black Sand Beach in Vic
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Waves hitting the beach at Reynisfjara Beach, also known as Black Sand Beach near Vik, southern Iceland

For comfort and convenience, our Black Beach suites are an ideal base for attractions such as Reynisfjara, Skógafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Fjaðrárgljúfur, and beyond! Stay in a luxurious and comfortable studio apartment in Mirdalur, whether it is a standard sea view studio or a deluxe deluxe king studio.

Black Sand Beach in Vic
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Waves hitting the beach at Reynisfjara Beach, also known as Black Sand Beach near Vik, southern Iceland

Black Beach Suites

means of comfort
Kitchen, terrace/patio, balcony

Empty road at sunset in Vik, Iceland
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Photo of an empty road during sunset in Vik, Iceland

Opened in 2018, Hótel Kría is a fairly new hotel in Vík, located along Ring Road or Route 1. You can stay in their standard double room or book nights in a mountain view room, which includes sweeping views of the Icelandic mountains. Hótel Kría also has a suite for two! After a long day exploring southern Iceland, guests can relax in their room or enjoy a cocktail during happy hour in the hotel’s cocktail bar. Icelandic cuisine is also on the menu at the hotel’s on-site Drangar Restaurant!

Crea Hotel

means of comfort
Indoor restaurant, free Wi-Fi, complimentary toiletries, bar/lounge on site

price
$$

Rochler Caves in southern Iceland
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Rutshellir Caves and the ancient Viking Cave are close to the 4-star Umi Hotel

While Hotel Umi is actually a few miles from Vík (towards Eyjafjallajökull), it would have been very hard not to make this top rated hotel on the list! Surrounded by rustic mountain ranges, Hotel Umi is award-winning accommodation with a touch of luxury. Choose from a selection of 28 beautifully designed rooms that offer a mountain (or ocean) view while providing amenities such as a fitness kit, locally sourced toiletries, coffee and tea sets, Nespresso coffee machine, Bluetooth speaker, and more. Guests can also savor the flavors of the hotel’s on-site restaurant, which prepares Scandinavian and Icelandic cuisine with a Japanese twist!

Beautiful photo of a road leading to a small house on a hill.
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A beautiful picture of a road leading to a small house built of stone on a hill surrounded by trees and grass.

Omi Hotel

means of comfort
Private Beach, Restaurant, Bar/Lounge, Free Wifi, Tea/Coffee Maker, Coffee Maker, Free Parking, Business Center, Wifi available in all areas

price
$$

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