Are you planning a trip to Reykjavik? If so, it’s important to make sure that you book the best hotel to maximize your enjoyment of the trip. It can be difficult to know which hotels are as good as they look online. Some advertise rooms and amenities that make them sound like heaven on earth, but a quick scan of the reviews can paint a totally different picture. We’ve done the research for you and checked out the five best hotels in Reykjavik based on their advertisements and the reviews provided by people who have actually stayed there and are happy to recommend them to other travelers.
Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina
This 4-star hotel offers 147 guest rooms, all smoke-free, and a host of amenities. It is family friendly with free infant beds or cribs upon request. Each room comes with a private bathroom that is stocked with luxury towels and toiletries, a refrigerator, free WiFi, a hair dryer and daily housekeeping. The hotel has a restaurant and bar/lounge and provides breakfast. A fitness center is available 24 hours a day along with round the clock front desk service. Guests will enjoy the marina, the library a fireplace in the lobby and a meeting room and computer station for business activities. Laundry service is also available.
Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura
Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura is a 4-star hotel that has a high guest rating for comfort, cleanliness and excellent service. This hotel is a certified green establishment that does its part to protect the environment. Guests have access to the close-by nature areas along with walking paths. This is a family-friendly hotel that is located near several tourist attractions including the Perlan Museum and more. They offer common areas if you just want to hang out. Guests also have access to the in-house relaxation pool and spa. If you want to tour the local area, free bus tickets are available, and they also offer bike rentals. The Satt Restaurant is a part of the hotel that offers lunch and weekend brunch, and an excellent breakfast buffet.
CenterHotel Arnarhvoll, Reykjavik
The CenterHotel Arnahvoll in Reykjavik is a 4-star hotel that offers 104 non-smoking guest rooms. Every guest is welcome to enjoy free Wi-Fi and airport shuttle services. A restaurant is located within the hotel for breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the delicious regional fare, and there is also a bar/lounge to unwind with a few drinks. The hotel has a common area that serves complimentary coffee and tea. 24-hour front desk services are provided along with a hot/cold buffet breakfast. Relax in the Sauna and Spa after a day of touring and sightseeing. The hotel is centrally located within walking distances of several points of interest. The service is reported as being very good at CenterHotel Arnarholl.
Odinsve Hotel Apartments, Reykjavik
The Odinsve Hotel Apartments, Reykjavik have a 4-star rating. The hotel is an intimate small establishment that offers ten smoke-free apartments that make guests feel right at home. This is the perfect choice for accommodating families. Although there is a surcharge, cribs and infant beds are available upon request. Each apartment in this hotel offers luggage storage, free WiFi, a kitchen with cookware, dishware and utensils, a stovetop, and a microwave oven. Each has a private bathroom that is stocked with free toiletries and replenished as needed. The hotel also has an on-site restaurant with breakfast available. There is a front desk safe for storing valuables, laundry service available, a meeting room, library, computer station, a meeting room, and concierge services. Multilingual staff accommodates international visitors in their own language.
Hotel Reykjavik Centrum, Reykjavik
The Hotel Reykjavik Centrum is a 4-star hotel of medium size offering 89 smoke-free guest rooms. The hotel has an on-site restaurant for guests to eat lunch and dinner, along with a bar/lounge for unwinding with a tasty cocktail in the afternoon or evening. Breakfast is also available. Concierge services are provided with tour and ticket assistance for guests who are interesting in sightseeing or catching some of the local entertainment offerings. A business center is also available for guests who have work to complete. The front desk is open 24 hours a day and the staff is multilingual. Airport shuttle services are provided both to and from the airport. Each guest room comes with free WiFi and infant beds or cribs are available upon request. Private bathrooms are stocked with free toiletries. Each room comes with an iron, ironing board, and hairdryer. Adjoining/connecting rooms are available as well as laundry service and daily housekeeping.