Whatever it is you’re looking for, you’ll find accommodation to fit your budget, taste and needs in Reykjavik. Our choice of hotels offer a mixture of dining delights, a convenient base for your exploring days and luxury for the more relaxed time away.
Stay in the sleek and stylish Radisson Blu Sagaand absorb the beautiful nearby views of glaciers, city and sea from this hotel. Enjoy a spa treatment or two and choose from one of three restaurants to enjoy gourmet meals. Or book a stay at the popular Hilton Reykjavik Nordica and sip cocktails in the lobby bar of the hotel, before indulging on delectable cuisine in the VOX restaurant. Stay at the laid-back CenterHotel Plaza, for the charming atmosphere and Plaza Bar – soothe your soul after a busy day of exploring.
Experience the rest of Iceland and book a stay beyond Reykjavik
Locals can reveal their city’s secrets. We caught up with Carl to gather his top tips for travellers who don’t want to miss out on the best parts Reykjavik as he knows it. Connect with Carl and other locals on the Ventoura app for iPhone and Android.
While the age of the arcade might well be over for the rest of the world, in Reykjavik the 80s live on in Freddi. This revamped arcade will immerse you in a decade long past, where you can channel your inner child and while away the days on vintage games, or simply pop by for a step back in time.
Catch live music at Paloma or go drinking at Vinbarinn
Dance plays an important part in Icelandic culture, so make like a local and head out for an evening of music and dancing. At Paloma the cosy space, wooden bar and pumping dance music makes for an infectious party atmosphere. For wine aficionados Vinbarinn is an unmissable stop, where a carefully curated wine list will satisfy even the most particular of palettes.
The golden sands of Nautholsvik beach attract Icelandic locals year round. This geothermal beach is not an oddity of nature, but rather a manmade structure designed to bring Icelanders outdoors. Nestled on the shores of Nauthólsvik, the beach offers a warmer swim than the sea, thanks to geothermal heating. Nauthólsvik beach is a hidden paradise, but a well-known secret amongst locals.
Follow Carl as he takes you to some of the most remarkable sites you’ll see in Iceland (or the world!) that often go overlooked by tourists. His knowledge of the surrounding countryside will ensure you don’t miss out on the amazing frozen waterfalls, rivers, mountain scenes while enjoying some authentic Icelandic snacks and tales of our history.