According to a new report released by Statistics Iceland
hotels boasted 139,900 overnight stays in February 2013, while in February 2012 overnight stays numbered 103,200. Foreign guests accounted for 82% of the nights spent in hotels, which is a 42% increase year-over-year. Icelanders also spent more nights in hotels, though the increase was more modest, at just 11%.
The data released by Statistics Iceland does not include guesthouses or hotels that are open for only part of the year.
The number of overnight stays in hotels in Iceland increased by 35% in February 2013 compared to overnight stays in the same month last year.