Iceland has long remained on the sidelines and for a long time, the only foreigners who found their way here were men on fishing vessels. Despite the rough climate, every year more and more visitors come to explore this country and that is why it’s important to know the best hotels in Reykjavik.
Deciding to spend some time in Iceland, obviously first of all we need to visit Reykjavik, its capital and its surroundings. While we decide already on the itinerary of our trip and best Reykjavik activities, the next important step is to decide where we are going to stay.
Let’s have a look at the 5 Best Hotels in Reykjavik that will make your stay unforgettable!
- Grand Hotel Reykjavik
The stylish Grand Hotel Reykjavik is located 2 km from Reykjavik city center and Laugardalslaug- the largest outdoor swimming pool in the city. You can get to the city center using a shuttle bus that runs 3 times a day. Rooms at Grant are spacious and come with a mini fridge, tea and coffee maker facilities and a TV with satellite channels. Some rooms offer views on the city or the Atlantic Ocean. It also has a spa and fitness center. During your stay you are able to relax in sauna or work out in the gym. The entire building has free WiFi available. Restaurant at Grand Hotel offers fresh Icelandic seafood and international cousin. The staff is always ready and more than happy to help with any and every request.
- Reykjavik Residence Hotel
Reykjavik Residence combines hotel services and apartments with self-catering. All apartments have free Wi-Fi, modern kitchen facilities and a flat-screen TV. Each apartment has an iPod docking station. There are iPods available on request as well. The hotel is within a short distance from the main street Laugarvegur. The apartments have soundproof walls which provides you with a perfect night sleep. There is tea and coffee facilities and a communal laundry room which is very useful especially for a long stay. It’s well situated, just 50 minute drive from the Keflavik Airport and is a good value for money compared with other hotels.
- Reykjavik4you Apartments Hotel
Number three on our list of 5 Best Hotels in Reykjavik. These modern luxury apartments are in the popular district 101 in the center of Reykjavik. Each offers free Wi-Fi and they have available a flat-screen TV and a DVD player. Staff can arrange car rental.
Colorful interiors of the apartments at Reykjavik4You have a designer furniture and wooden floors. Each apartment has a kitchen with an electric stove, microwave and coffee maker. There is also a mobile phone with a free top-up, which anyone can use for local calls. Some apartments have a balcony and a hot tub. The premises are always kept clean and the staff is 24hours disposal to help you. The hotel’s biggest asset is undoubtedly its location in the heart of Reykjavik.
- Black Pearl – Reykjavik Finest Apartments
These luxury apartments are situated in the city center, just 350 meters from the Old Port. Each room provides free Wi-Fi, modern furniture, iPad, and a balcony overlooking the city.
The bright, spacious apartments at Black Pearl Apartment with large windows and blackout curtains. Heated floors in marble. Each apartment has a seating area with flat-screen TVs and satellite channels. Guests can order breakfast, which the stuff will place in the refrigerator.
- Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
The Hilton is located in Reykjavik’s business district. There is a five-star gourmet restaurant where you can enjoy a delicious breakfast buffet and professional, helpful staff.
Rooms at the Hilton Reykjavik Nordica are bright and have wooden floors. They include a flat-screen TV and a tea and coffee maker. Many rooms have views of the mountains and Akrafjall Esja or Faxafloi Bay.
5 Best Hotels in Reykjavik
As you can see Reykjavik is full of hotels, apartments and farmhouses where you can stay. There is plenty of nice and affordable hotels in downtown. Everyone can find a place suitable for each other.