In July 2014, overnight stays in hotels were 299,300 compared to 285,400 in July 2013.

Nights spent by foreign tourists accounted for 91% of the total number of overnight stays in July and increased by 6% compared with July 2013. At the same time the overnight stays of Icelanders decreased by 2%.

Overnight stays in hotels
  July   August - July   
  2013 2014 % 2012-2013 2013-2014 %
Total 285,435 299,333 5 1,955,864 2,188,148 12
Capital region 160,998 164,141 2 1,332,899 1,486,421 12
Southwest 14,135 14,872 5 84,711 99,122 17
West and Westfjords 17,669 19,528 11 78,895 92,281 17
Northwest and Northeast 30,530 31,321 3 154,654 164,796 7
East  18,469 18,858 2 86,440 79,802 -8
South 43,634 50,613 16 218,265 265,726 22
Icelanders 26,331 25,761 -2 324,676 347,029 7
Foreign visitors 259,104 273,572 6 1,631,188 1,841,119 13

The data above only show overnight stays in hotels that are operating for the whole year. Guesthouses and summer hotels are not included in this category.

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