Hotels in Reykjavik
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Reykjavik 1.4 km from city centre
This hostel is located right next door to Reykjavik's bus-station Hlemmur Square, in the centre of Reykjavik.
The guesthouse has 8 rooms, that can sleep 1 to 3 persons. It is located in the city center. The guesthouse is on the 4th....
Atlantic Apartments & Rooms
Reykjavik 1.1 km from city centre
This hotel is located a short drive from the centre of Reykjavik.There are a number of shops and restaurants in the area...
Reykjavik 742 m from city centre
This hotel is located in central Reykjavik, in the city's oldest postal code, and occupies the 4th floor of a new building....
Foss Floki Inn
Reykjavik 5.7 km from city centre
This hotel is located in the centre of Reykjavík and is perfect for independent travellers and groups. Guests will find...
Tourism in Reykjavik
Rejkaviks city centre is situated between the Atlantic Ocean and Tjörning Lake. On the lakes shores is the Nacional Gallery in a modernist style, with its attractive sculpture garden located inside the complex. On the opposite side, in Tjamargata St., one can see the wooden houses, all charmingly painted in different colours, offering a pleasant sight, and the city hall. On the south side of the lake is the National Museum of Iceland which has a very interesting exposition about the countrys history. If you head towards the ocean in the popular Austurvóllur sqare, you will come to the Parliament (Althing) and the modest Lutheran Domkirkjan Cathedral and the Borg Hotel in an art-deco style. On approaching the sea, you will arrive at a charming little market place and the Art Museum of Rekjavik, formed by a compilation of structures embracing each other, namely the Harbour House or Hafnarhúsid, the Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture Museum and the Kjarval collection.
After visiting all the above, turn east towards Hlemmur square, which is the true heart of Rekjavik as it contains many a symbol that the city identifies itself with, starting with the Sun Barge, a metallic sculpture that points to the Atlantic, commemorating the Viking expeditions. From there it is only logical to continue to the Tower of the Church of Hallgrimur (hallgrimskirka) which reminds one of a live volcano, where visitors can admire a wonderful view of Rekjavyk. But there are other spots with equally impressive views, but farther away from the historical centre. The place of reference is of course the Dome of the Pearl (Perlan) where one will also see the Saga Museum, a recreation of Icelands most significant moments of history. Nearby is the Geyser Simulator which demonstrates the activity of these hot water fountains. Finally, after this culturally enhancing trip, visitors are recommended to treat themselves to a dip in in the Blue Lagoon. Not only is it on the way to the airport, but the water is warm and has therapeutic properties.