Hotel Búdir
Búdir, 356 Búðir, Iceland

Located in the stunning Snaefellsnes peninsula overlooking the ocean, the Hotel Budir is considered to be Iceland’s most iconic country hotel. This luxury establishment has been built to complement its ‘other worldly’ surroundings – think mystical glaciers, extinct volcanoes, herds of shaggy Icelandic ponies and colourful farmhouses that resemble children’s toys and you’ll get the picture. Combined with its rich history this is a one-of-a-kind experience that is perfect for the whole family. Whether you wish to try some of the activities on offer or simply relax, you can discover the best Iceland has to offer while treating yourself to a soft bed and gourmet dining.

The Rooms

Hotel Budir’s 28 rooms offer the perfect retreat from the stresses of daily life. Decorated with impeccable taste in creamy, earthy tones, the rustic furniture and cushioned window seats along with antique prints adorning the walls will lull you into a restful sleep. To get the most out of this luxury hotel’s picturesque surroundings, ask for a room with a view of the inlet and mountains.


Dubbed by Iceland’s chief food connoisseurs as “the Mecca of Icelandic cuisine,” this fine dining restaurant places an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients that are cooked to perfection. Lovers of lamb and fish will be delighted by the dishes on offer, and the array of unusual starters is sure to tickle your taste buds.

Lunch and dinner menus change daily to keep guests satisfied, while breakfast is a generous buffet with everything you could wish for. After dinner, why not head over to the bar for some well-deserved drinks? The sommelier will help you choose the perfect night cap from an extensive wine, spirit and cocktail menu.


Its ideal countryside location means that a whole host of fantastic excursions are available at Hotel Budir. Staff are on hand to help you organise activities such as fishing trips, super-jeep safaris, horse riding, adventure sea tours, hiking and helicopter tours. Choose from the 4 different golf courses of the Snaefellsnes peninsula if you want to practice your swing in a truly stunning setting.