Odinsve doesn't fuss around its guests but promises quality, which is evident in its 43 comfortably furnished rooms. The close proximity to Lækjatorg square, Living Art Museum, and restaurants - Lake Front, Skolabru, and 3 Frakkar is an added advantage. The in-house restaurant, Siggi Hall, is named after the chef, who whips lamb, chicken or bacalao with élan. What's more, expect the aroma of devilled eggs and coffee first thing in the morning in your room. Guests can avail of professional massages and sightseeing tickets.
Hótel Örk is located in Hveragerði, a small town 45km east of Reykjavík. The town is known for its geothermal activity and its greenhouses. The hotel is relatively new and modern, and is well suited to the holiday maker wanting to stay close to the countryside without being too far from Reykjavík. The hotel's facilities are marked by its proximity to a great provision of geothermal water. It has its own outdoor swimming pool with a water slide, a children's pool and a sauna, heated with water taken directly from hot springs in the vicinity. The interiors are spacious and modern, and all the rooms well-equipped and neat. An excellent choice for those who want to relax and keep fit without having to go too far to find the facilities.
There's no doubt that at Radisson SAS 1919 you are pampered silly. LCD televisions, video-on-demand, Wi-Fi, high ceiling rooms, hardwood floors, customized menus, a gymnasium and many more features are up for grabs. Salt Restaurant and Salt Lounge Bar are the in-house eating holes. Ideal for leisure and business travelers alike, the hotel allows pets too. It sure is a place for glitz and snazz this side of the globe!
The Grand Hotel is a relatively new building, located in the Laugardalur area of Reykjavík. It takes around 20-30 minutes to walk to the city centre. The distance to the Kringlan shopping centre is similar. It is within short walking distance of Reykjavík's most prominent sporting facilities. Furthermore, the museum honouring Ásmundur Sveinsson, the late sculptor, is next door. Equally close is a newly-established art gallery, Listhúsið, which accommodates several artists. Reykjavík's scenic coastline is just a few minutes away on foot. The modern and very spacious hotel has large, carpeted rooms with private baths and showers, as well as most facilities you normally find in hotels of this category. All the rooms were renovated in 1995. A very good choice for those wanting to be able to have easy access to the life of the city centre, without being in the middle of it all the time.
Hótel Loftleiðir is located near Reykjavík's domestic airport, and the central bus station (for trips to the country) is within walking distance. The hotel is close to Reykjavík's most beautiful outdoor areas, Öskjuhlíð, where one can enjoy a relaxed walk along forest paths, and Nauthólsvík, Reykjavík's sunbathing beach. The hotel is an extremely good conference hotel, with all the newest equipment and facilities, as well as experienced staff in that respect. 14 conference rooms of all sizes for up to 400 participants, as well as an auditorium with a cinema for 110. The rooms are technically advanced, with all the newest equipment, internet connection etc. There are also banqueting facilities, with capacity for up to 450 (seating) or 650 (standing cocktail buffets) Being part of the Icelandair group, Hótel Loftleiðir is well connected to the international airport.
Fosshotel Baron belongs to the Fosshotel chain and rests by the pristine waters of the Atlantic. An interesting feature is the options they offer in accommodation - single rooms, double rooms, studio apartments, and opulent guestrooms designed in period decor. The conveniently located property offers modish in-room and hotel comforts, including a kitchenette found in some of its living spaces. For breakfast, guests can indulge in a lavish fare of freshly baked breads, waffles and seafood delights. Nearby attractions include the Blue Lagoon spa and the Gullfoss waterfall.
Located in Reykjavik’s business district, this Hilton hotel offers a 5-star gourmet restaurant, popular breakfast buffet and helpful, knowledgeable staff. Hilton Reykjavik Nordica’s bright rooms feature wooden floors, a flat-screen TV and tea/coffee facilities. Many offer views of the Akrafjall and Esja Mountains or Faxaflói Bay. The in-house Vox Restaurant specialises in Icelandic and Scandinavian cuisine. The top floor executive lounge offers views over Reykjavik. Guests with access can enjoy their breakfast here as well as refreshments throughout the day. All guests enjoy free gym access. Other spa facilities accessible for a fee includes 2 spa baths, an outdoor hot tub, a relaxation pool, 2 aroma steam rooms and a sauna. Exercise and yoga classes can be booked on site.
This hotel is a short walk from the city centre and Reykjavik's main shopping street, Laugavegur. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi access and 24-hour free tea and coffee. Hotel Orkin's guest rooms have a TV and a bathroom with a shower. Ironing facilities are located in the corridor. Guests can use the Orkin's TV lounge and 2 communal seating areas. Facilities for children include a play room and table tennis table. Hotel Orkin has both a free internet computer station and a free Wi-Fi connection throughout the building. Breakfast is served each morning in the lounge room. Orkin's express check-in and check-out service might benefit those travelling early to Keflavik International Airport, which is 45 minutes’ drive from the hotel.
This good-value hotel is a short walk from Iceland’s largest swimming pool, Laugardalslaug, and Reykjavík’s biggest shopping centre, Kringlan. Its spacious rooms offer flat-screen TVs, refrigerators and tea/coffee facilities. Tastefully decorated in neutral colours, Arctic Comfort Hotel’s rooms feature historical photos and either wooden or carpeted floors. There are 2 free internet computers in the lobby, while a free Wi-Fi connection can also be accessed there. The hotel's popular breakfast buffet provides a solid start to the day. Guests can relax with a drink in Arctic Hotel’s lounge or bar, and staff can recommend or book local restaurants. Arctic Comfort is only a 5-minute bus ride from the city centre. Reykjavík Zoo and the Botanical Gardens are just around the corner.
Egilsborg is a small guesthouse located in a residential area, just a short walk from Reykjavík's main shopping attraction, Laugavegur. It is strategically located just off Reykjavík's main bus terminal. The building is a rather dull one, at least on the outside, but clean, neat and tidy on the inside. The maximum number of guests being very small makes the service personal and friendly. Egilsborg's location and pricing make up for what may be missing as regards luxury and class. Egilsborg is open 15 May-30 Sep, being closed over the winter months.