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Best Luxury and Boutique Hotels in Reykjavik

Iceland is known for its impressive landscape full of hot springs, geysers, volcanoes, and glaciers. Its national parks lure in tourists and locals alike to marvel at its amazing sights. But one of the most popular destinations in Iceland is its capital, Reykjavik. One of the safest and greenest cities in the world, it’s full of historic buildings and museums, beautiful coastlines and beaches, and an incredible selection of restaurants and shops. I absolutely loved my time there and can’t wait to head back soon. When planning your trip to Reykjavik, be sure to check out this list of amazing hotels and apartments for a truly luxurious stay.

Alda Hotel Reykjavík

Quick Info:

Location: Laugavegur Shopping Street, 12-minute walk from the beach
Amenities: Terrace | Fitness center | Hot tub | Sauna | Bicycle rental
Pool: No
Restaurant: Barber Bar
Price Range: $290-$1100 

Rooms at this hotel are modern and inviting, with warm, hardwood floors and neutral colors. There’s a large balcony terrace overlooking the city, so you can catch the sunset on warm summer evenings. The hotel is perfectly situated on the popular Laugavegur shopping street, with easy access to plenty of shops and restaurants, ideal for exploring Reykjavik on your own.

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Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre

Quick Info:

Location: 101 District, 2 km from the airport
Amenities: Fitness center
Pool: No
Restaurant: Geiri Smart | Canopy Central Cafe | Canopy Central Bistro and Bar
Price Range: $415-$860 

Located in a trendy area of the city, this hotel has everything you could want right outside its doors. The rooms are modern and spacious with interesting design and ample sitting spaces. The multiple restaurants, cafes, and lounges on-site mean you won’t even have to leave the hotel for an amazing Icelandic vacation.

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Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina

Quick Info:

Location: 101 Harbor District
Amenities: Fitness center | Cinema presentation room | Lounge
Pool: No
Restaurant: Slippbarinn restaurant
Price Range: $260-$1250 

The design of this hotel is trendy and fun without looking tacky. Rooms are big and bright with large windows letting in lots of natural light. The hardwood floors and checkered bathrooms give an air of sophistication. Iceland is known for its unpredictable weather, but this hotel has you covered. If the weather’s bad, you can relax in the lounge by the fire, or check out the on-site movie theater!

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Hotel Ódinsvé

Quick Info:

Location: Central Reykjavik, 400 m from Laekjartorg Square
Amenities: Terrace | Bicycle rental | Snorkeling | Diving | Horseback riding | Canoeing
Pool: No
Restaurant: Snaps restaurant
Price Range: $320-$650 

This hotel is perfect for those looking for a little adventure in their holiday. Bold activities like diving, canoeing, and horse riding are available through the hotel. Its central location is perfect for exploring the city, and its 2nd-floor balcony terrace lets you take in the amazing views of the city right from your hotel. Guests also appreciate the amazing foot at Snaps restaurant, since dining out in the city can be pretty expensive.

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CenterHotel Thingholt

Quick Info:

Location: 2-minute walk from Laugavegur shopping street
Amenities: Spa and wellness center | Fitness center | Sauna | Massage | Hot tub
Pool: No
Restaurant: Sky Restaurant and Bar | Isafold Restaurant | Jorgensen Kitchen and Bar
Price Range: $270-$600 

A sleek and modern hotel in the heart of Reykjavik, this hotel has three exquisite restaurants on site, as well as a top-tier luxury spa. The lobby features a display of unique artwork and wall hangings, and there is a lounge area where you can relax when the weather is bleak outside. One of the things the guests love most about this hotel is the amazing breakfast served each morning.

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Hilton Reykjavik Nordica

Quick Info:

Location: 5-minute walk from Laugardalsholl Stadium, 15-minute walk from Laugavegur shopping street
Amenities: Fitness center | Spa and wellness center | Steam bath | Sauna | Hot tub | Massage | Bicycle rental
Pool: No
Restaurant: Vox | Lobby Bar
Price Range: $260-$650 

The panoramic views from the executive lounge on the top floor of this hotel are unmatched. But don’t worry, the views from the rooms aren’t bad either! The Vox restaurant on-site features gourmet Scandinavian dishes, and is a must-try during your stay. The Lobby Bar features a comfortable yet classy lounge area to enjoy your cocktails in style.

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Apótek Hotel Reykjavík by Keahotels

Quick Info:

Location: Central Reykjavik, 10-minute walk from Hallgrímskirkja Church
Amenities: Fitness center | Spa and wellness center | Sauna | Hot tub | Massage
Pool: No
Restaurant: No
Price Range: $230-$790 

This historic hotel in the center of the city is housed in a beautiful building that dates back to 1917. Each room is brightly lit and shows off design that creates a warm and relaxing environment. The hotel features a full spa facility with a sauna and hot tubs for warming up on cold days, as well as an exclusive fitness center on-site. The hotel’s location makes exploring the city easy.

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101 Hotel

Quick Info:

Location: Central Reykjavik, next to Icelandic Opera House
Amenities: Fitness center | Hot tub | Massage
Pool: No
Restaurant: Kitchen and Wine
Price Range: $530-$1130 

This hotel is decked out in sleek blacks and whites, with beautiful freestanding bathtubs, marble countertops, and modern art pieces. The balconies offer excellent views of the city and the nearby Opera House. The city’s famous shopping street is close to the hotel, with tons of dining and shopping options available. If you’re keen on staying in, the hotel’s restaurant serves up delicious Icelandic and international dishes.

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Reykjavik Marina Residence

Quick Info:

Location: Waterfront, 10-minute walk from Harpa Concert Hall
Amenities: Massage | Fitness center
Pool: No
Restaurant: Slippbarinn
Price Range: $660-$1100 

The rooms of this hotel are quaint and homey while still maintaining all the elegance of a five-star resort. The bathrooms are lined with floor-to-ceiling black and white tiles with freestanding baths. The suites have big living areas that will make your stay feel more like a home away from home than a hotel. Set on the marina, the residences feature beautiful ocean views and enjoy a great location close to the water and the highlights of the city.

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Reykjavík Residence Suites

Quick Info:

Location: 1-minute walk from Laugavegur shopping street
Amenities: Garden
Pool: No
Restaurant: No
Price Range: $690-$1175 

It’s hard to beat the location of this hotel, right next to Reykjavik’s famous shopping street. Close to shopping, museums, and great restaurants, it’s the perfect place to base yourself during your stay. These residences are spacious and luxurious while still feeling comfortable and cozy. One thing guests love here: freshly baked bread delivered to your door each morning. The perfect way to start the day!

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Skuggi Hotel Reykjavík by Keahotels

Quick Info:

Location: 2-minute walk from Laugavegur shopping street
Amenities: Coffee and kettle | Free parking
Pool: No
Restaurant: Bar and lounge
Price Range: $200-$330 

This hotel makes use of a sleek gray color scheme that embodies professional elegance. The rooms boast beautiful city views from the balconies. All the best sites in Reykjavik are right outside your door, with plenty of wonderful choices for dining and shopping close by. Guests love the amazing breakfast choices and rave about the friendly staff members here.

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Fosshotel Lind

Quick Info:

Location: Laugavegur shopping street, 1-minute walk from bus station
Amenities: Free parking
Pool: No
Restaurant: No
Price Range: $200-$250 

Each room in this hotel is uniquely decorated, ranging from bright colors to chic neutrals, with large windows showing off views of downtown Reykjavik. It’s located right near the bus stop and close to the main shopping area, so it’s a great location for busy travelers wanting to see the best of the city. An amazing breakfast spread is offered each morning to get you started off right on your city exploring.

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Luna Apartments

Quick Info:

Location: 3-minute walk from Laugavegur shopping street
Amenities: Full kitchen | Coffee and tea
Pool: No
Restaurant: No
Price Range: $230-$700 

Unlike Reykjavik’s traditional hotels, these luxury apartments offer a bit more for your stay in the city. Book an entire apartment and have a feeling of home during your visit, with more space and convenience than you’d get in a regular hotel room. These apartments are located right in Reykjavik’s busy shopping area and are ideally located for exploring the city sights.

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Apartment K

Quick Info:

Location: 101 district, off of Laugavegur shopping street
Amenities: Kitchen
Pool: No
Restaurant: No
Price Range: $220-$500 

Another choice for beautiful apartments, these spaces are stylish and modern, with each apartment featuring a different decor theme. Roomy with extra sitting areas, these are perfect for groups or couples who want a bit more space and privacy. All the convenience of a private apartment rental, without the hassle or price.

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The Swan House – Reykjavík Apartments

Quick Info:

Location: 1-minute walk from Laugavegur shopping street
Amenities: Terrace | Full kitchen | Children’s beds available
Pool: No
Restaurant: No
Price Range: $300-$580 

Each apartment at the Swan House features beautiful hardwood floors, warm stone tiling, and classic black and white furnishings. The units are as elegant and luxurious as you’d expect from a 5-star hotel, with all the convenience of a private rental. Situated near the popular Laugavegur shopping street, there are endless options for dining and shopping just a short walk away.

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There’s definitely no shortage of amazing places to stay in Reykjavik. With so many options for shopping, dining, and exploring the sights, you’ll no doubt find a hotel to fall in love with during your stay in this Icelandic city.


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