Choose The Stay That Fits You Better in Reykjavik

Choose The Stay That Fits You Better in Reykjavik

   With 21 hours of daylight, Iceland’s capital has around-the-clock appeal. Should you book an Art Deco abode or a slick city stay?

 HOTEL BORG

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What to expect:

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Room at Hotel Borg

Channelling art deco vibes, this place is as elegant as it is imposing. Opened in 1930, it was Iceland’s very first luxury hotel. Guest rooms are classy, with parquet flooring, leather armchairs and turn of the Century artwork.

Location:
The property overlooks Austurvollur square, across from Althingi, the Icelandic parliament and Reykjavik cathedral. You’re within walking distance of a host of restaurants and attractions including The Fish Market.

Must-do:
Don’t miss Borg Spa, where you can indulge in a host of treatments. Borg Restaurant is another great pick; drawing in locals with its constantly changing menu.

 ION CITY HOTEL

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 What to expect:

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Bedroom at Ion City Hotel

Embodying cool Nordic design, this sleek outpost shows respect for Icelandic aesthetics fused with contemporary elements. Rooms are loaded with cool greysand whites-and have huge windows showcasing city and mountain views.

 Location:
On Laugarvegur, wander through this hypercool thoroughfare, popping into Mal og Meaning to explore the country’s rich literary heritage, buy vintage finds in Spuutnik or escape the city’s strong winds with a warm bowl at: Noodle Station.

 Must-do:
Tuck into delicious farm-fresh cuisine then enjoy an Icelandic beverage with friendly natives in the funky on-site lounge.

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