Hotel Borg, Reykjavík, Iceland
An excellent choice when staying in Reykjavík, centrally located and beautifully designed. The staff are welcoming and service is top-notch, the restaurant serves fresh produce which looks great on the plate and the chic and calming spa is superb.
Rooms available from £190.25 per night
Your expert reviewer
The hotel is in an ideal location, within walking distance of most that Reykjavík has to offer; you're close to the harbour, art museum, bakeries and restaurants galore.
Visit the renowned restaurant Apotek - only a few doors down - and the nearby food market and street stalls.
By plane: flights from London to Reykjavík take 3 hours, after which, a taxi takes 45 minutes to the hotel. Paid parking available nearby. Book flights to Reykjavík.
CHARACTER & STYLE
There's a clear Art Deco theme, from the furniture to the overall style. Icelandic strong-man Jóhannes Jósefsson is the man behind the vision - and in building Iceland's first luxury hotel, he's created an iconic landmark. There are black and white photos of locals scattered about, which creates interest.
We really appreciated the tips from staff on where to go whilst in the city. It was so invaluable and helped shaped our day's plans.
- Free Wi-Fi
The Art Deco theme continues to the rooms, which have features such as panelled headboards, glass Bankers lamps, black and white framed photos and veneered parquet floors. Despite this, amenities are modern and marble bathrooms have underfloor heating.
Room types: Single, Standard, Superior, Deluxe, Suite, Tower Suite
Key amenities: ensuite bathroom with toiletries, bathrobes and slippers, hairdryer, tea and coffee-making facilities, desk, TV, free Wi-Fi
Food & Drink
The restaurant's décor is smart and so is its food offering. Fresh, local fish and seafood feature heavily, with dishes such as langoustine and scallop vol-au-vents and gravlax. The rack of lamb was cooked to perfection and the prawn cocktail à la Borg was delicious.
Restaurant Borg: traditional Icelandic and classic European cuisine. Open Wed-Fri for lunch, Wed-Sun for dinner. Live music on Fri-Sat, 7-9pm.
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