The Blue Lagoon has established itself as a health retreat, and the geothermal lagoon is generally thought to have medical powers, especially for psoriasis patients. The hotel is close to the Lagoon, in a new and modern building, offering excellent facilities for the guests. The rooms are new and modern and relatively spacious. The same goes for common facilities. Everything in the hotel is affected by the emphasis on health. Some people like it and some don't! The hotel's neighbourhood looks as if it was from outer space. Everything is engulfed in the steam from the lagoon and the geothermal power station nearby. Well worth visiting, even if you choose to stay at another hotel.
The elegant Art Deco-style Hotel Borg by Keahotels enjoys a central location in Reykjavik, overlooking the historic Asuturvollur Square. It offers brightly decorated rooms with free WiFi and flat-screen, Smart TVs. All rooms at Hotel Borg feature quality beds and Philippe Starck fittings. Each also has wooden floors and stylish art deco furniture. Guests can enjoy an in-house spa and gym that features a hot tub, sauna and steam room. It is also possible to book massages. The staff can help with bookings of tours and assist with car rental. Laugavegur shopping street is less than 200 metres from the hotel. The Life of Whales boat safari terminal is a 5-minute walk away.
This Viking-themed hotel is housed in the same building as the West Nordic Culture House, in the seaside town of Hafnarfjordur. Parking, WiFi and access to a sauna and hot tub are all free. Décor and furnishings in Hotel Viking’s guest rooms are inspired from Iceland’s history and culture. Satellite TV and a coffee/tea maker are found in each room. Some also offer sea and harbour views. Traditional, regional cuisine is served in the cosy Valhalla Restaurant. An old-fashioned Viking feast can be enjoyed in Viking Restaurant. Hotel Viking also offers a cold, Icelandic breakfast. The Keflavik International Airport shuttle bus stops directly in front of Viking Hotel. Reykjavik’s city centre, 10 km away, can be reached in less than 15 minutes by bus.
Flughótel is a new hotel, built just a few miles from Keflavík international airport. That makes it an excellent place for those stopping for a short period of time. All the rooms are large and tastefully decorated in a modern fashion. The lobby, the bar and the restaurant are first class, with a modern outlook and a touch of class at the same time. A bank, a very good coffee shop and a library share the building with the hotel. The hotel is close to the world-famous Blue Lagoon, where guests can swim in warm water in adventurous surroundings. The cold and rough beauty of the Reykjavik peninsula is not far away, including lake Kleifarvatn, where astronauts practised before visiting the moon.
This sleek and modern boutique hotel is located in central Reykjavik, next to the Icelandic Opera House. It offers free Wi-Fi, a fitness centre and spa facilities. 101 Hotel also houses a stylish restaurant and bar. Contemporary design, along with black and white interior are featured in every guest room. Each is equipped with a minibar, satellite TV, CD/DVD player and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay speaker. Some rooms also have harbour views. The in-house restaurant serves traditional Icelandic and international cuisine. It also features special menus for both happy hour and brunch. Guests can enjoy an after dinner drink in the trendy bar. Hotel 101 is located right around the corner from the city’s main shopping street, Laugavegur. Staff can recommend several restaurants, cafés and shops, all within walking distance.
This hotel is set on one of Reykjavik’s oldest streets, Adalstraeti, 200 metres from Reykjavik Art Museum. It offers a unique Viking exhibition centre, plus in-room satellite TV and tea/coffee facilities. Hotel Reykjavik Centrum has both hotel rooms and self-service studios. All feature modern décor, fresh bathrooms and wooden floors. Traditional Icelandic dishes and an extensive wine list are offered at Fjalaköttur, Reykjavik Centrum’s award-winning restaurant. Uppsalir is the hotel’s own café bar. The hotel was built above the ruins of a Viking-era longhouse. An on-site exhibition centre now honours this historic feature. It also displays Iceland’s oldest human remains, dating back to 870 AD.