In the small landscape of Reykjavik, the glassy and glossy four-star Grand Hotel Reykjavik standing high. The building of the hotel is like a lofty glass tower, the biggest conference hotel in Iceland.
The Grand Hotel Reykjavik has 300 well-equipped and clean rooms, a conventional spa, and an elegant restaurant that serves the best Icelandic food.
The Grand Hotel Reykjavik offers multiple amenities. It proffers a free gym center, complimentary internet, during day time free shuttle service to the city center, and free parking. The cherry on the top is the hotel is eco-friendly, so it is worthwhile for a visit.
The Grand Hotel Reykjavik is slightly distant from the downtown area of Reykjavik city, and it requires more than one hour walk to the mid-city, while there are several bus services available which you can use to avoid walking. However, walking is the best way to explore the beauty of the city.
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Amenities at The Grand Hotel Reykjavik
The Grand Hotel Reykjavik has an upmarket architecture, perfect for corporate guests, tourists, and visitors who want to give themselves a treat. The decor of the hotel is bright and modern, gives the feel of festivity and luxury. The glass artwork behind the reception desk is eye captivating, crafted by famous local artist Leifur Breiðfjörð. The glass artwork depicts the merger of Icelandic nature and mythology. The place is heaven for art lovers.
The spa of the Grand Hotel Reykjavik is one of the most exciting and glamorous resorts. It offers an infrared steam bath and sauna, hot tubs, and a calming romantic room with a fireplace and candles. With a variety of massages and facial treatments, manicures, and pedicures, the spa is unique. The Grand Hotel’s staff is well-trained and expert in their duties.
The Grand Hotel has an equipped hygienic gym anyone can do workouts there without any fee! Fifteen conference and meeting rooms are sufficient for more than 460 people. From these rooms, the view of the elegant and well-managed garden makes you feel royal. The Grand Hotel is certified in Nordic Ecolabelling standards, makes it one of the eco-friendly hotels. The Grand Hotel has more than 300 spacious and cozy rooms with neutral color tones and irregular bright color splashes.
The types of furniture are modern and bright. The walls have artwork by local artists. Every room has a big TV, cozy beds, a work desk, and attached well-equipped functional bathrooms. The upper portions have business class and executive rooms, and junior suites, and presidential suites.
On the lower floors, supreme rooms and atrium are present. From these rooms, the sight of the seashore is delightful.
All rooms have all necessities like a coffee/tea maker, free internet, and hairdryers. The bathrooms are attached and well-maintained.
The brasserie restaurant provides a traditional, four-setter romantic ambiance with darkish wood floorings and walls that have contrasting colors. The tables have covered with bright white clothes providing a spectacular view.
The food is delicious and Nordic Icelandic touch. The codfish and grilled beef tenderloin are a must-have when visiting the Grand Hotel. The Miðgarður Bar serves several international and national wine varieties.
What We Like About The Grand Hotel Reykjavik
When we arrived at the Grand Hotel Reykjavik, we were mesmerized by the luxurious view of the building. It was reflecting glass all over. When we enter the hotel, the first sight was an amusing glass artwork behind the reception desk. It seemed that we entered the palace of colorful glasses. The overall theme of the hotel was neutral, with bright splashes of vibrant artwork. Various artwork is from local artists and carefully depicts traditional myths and culture. The first sight is worthwhile for any art lover.
The rooms are spacious and well-furnished with a minimal theme. All rooms have a large TV, coffee/tea makers, hairdryers, and attached well-maintained functional bathrooms.
The best thing about Grand Hotel Reykjavik is that it offers several free facilities to its guests and tourists. The room service is quick and professional, like the whole staff of the Grand Hotel. The internet is complimentary for everyone within the hotel building. The parking is free, and free shuttle service in the daytime from the hotel to the mid of the city.
When it comes to food, the Brasserie restaurant serves the best traditional Icelandic food. The beef tenderloin and fried codfish is their specialty. We like the mild flavors, spices of the beef, and fish. The bar section of the restaurant serves various international and local varieties of wines as well. The ambiance is calming and romantic, as it follows the four-setter table arrangement with bright white tablecloths.
The spa offers various services that include massages, facial treatments, manicures, pedicures, and a sauna. The hot water bath is nerve relaxing for us after a long journey. The fitness center of the hotel has an open entry as well.
The hotel complies with international green standards and is a certified eco-friendly hotel in Iceland.
The Grand Hotel Reykjavik is somewhat distant from the center area of Reykjavik city, and it needs more than one hour walk to the mid-city, while there are several bus services available which you can use to avoid walking. However, walking is the best way to explore the beauty of the city.
Bon Voyage, be safe!
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- Address: Sigtún 38, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland.
- Phone: 00 354 514 8000
- Website: grand.is