Occupancy rate for bedrooms in hotels was 62.6% in May 2017, which is a decrease of 2.4 points from May 2016, when it was 65.0%. Over the same period, the number of hotel bedrooms has increased from 8269 to 9128 (10%). The occupancy rate for bedrooms was highest in the capital region, or 70.6%.
Further updates of tables for previous years to adjust for the transfer of Höfn municipality from the East region to the South are still being worked on.The above data only show overnight stays in hotels that are operating for the whole year. Guesthouses and summer hotels are not included in this category. Numbers for 2017 are preliminary.