One of Iceland's leading hotel chains, and among the friendliest, is FossHotel. Now you can stay three nights in the capital city, or tour for seven nights around the countryside for less.
The Foss Sudurgata in Reykjavik, featuring large rooms with shower/wc, balcony or terrace with ocean or view of the Pearl Restaurant is $270 for two for three nights in July and August.
Or stay nearby at the FossHotel Baron or Fosshotel Lind in rooms with shower/wc conveniently located in the center of town."¨ The cost is $360 for two people for three nights in July and August; it's $255 for two in September.
Three nights not enough? You can get in touch with Iceland's most popular attractions on your own with a seven night hotel package around Iceland that includes breakfast.
Participating FossHotels are located in Dalvik, North Iceland; FossHotel Husavik or Laugar; FossHotel VatnajÃ¶kull; FossHotel Skaftafell; FossHotel Mosfell in Hella, South Iceland; and in Reykjavik. Cost is $840 for two in July, $770 in August, and $595 for two after September 9.
Iceland Summer Saver
Save up to $450 on this super summer package compared to regular package prices. This package includes airfare and two nights at the FossHotels Baron, Lind, or Sudargata from just $795* per person based on double occupancy. The Baron and Lind are both centrally located in Reykjavik close to shopping and entertainment, and the Sudargata is in the West End on the campus of the University of Iceland. The package also includes Scandinavian buffet breakfast daily except arrival day, fuel surcharge and booking fee.
South Iceland Driving Sampler
Icelandair’s new mini driving holidays are a way to enjoy a quick, memorable trip to Iceland. The south of Iceland is an ideal destination to get acquainted with what makes the country so special. Here’s your chance to discover geysers, Viking history sites, waterfalls and beautiful black sand beaches. Each day set your own pace and discover all that South Iceland offers. This package is a budget version of Saga Sites, with savings of up to $400 per person. Departures now until Oct. 27, 2009. From $955* per person based on double occupancy.
West Iceland Driving Sampler
This driving package is priced to give you a great holiday at a low price. West Iceland is known as "Iceland in a Nutshell" for its varied landscapes and wildlife. It's great for a short holiday to get a sense of what makes Iceland so unique. This region makes up the famous Snaefellsnes National Park. From powerful hot springs to crashing waves to Viking Saga history, you’ll discover the wonders of Iceland’s wild west. Departures now until Oct. 27, 2009. From $1,089* per person based on double occupancy.
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