Apotek Hotel

Address: Austurstraeti 16, 101 Reykjavík
Location: Reykjavik centrum
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Hotel | The hotel is located in the heart of Reykjavík, close to almost everything the city has to offer. The building’s past as a pharmacy is reflected in the decor whilst offering modern comfort of the highest level.

Enjoy a luxurious stay in an historic landmark
Apotek Hotel is unlike any other – housed in a listed building that was designed by architect Gudjon Samuelsson in 1917, the same mastermind behind the spectacular Hallgrimskirkja Church. Both buildings are true landmarks in the city.

This historic building was once home to Reykjavík’s old pharmacy, but today it offers guests a modern and luxurious place to kick back and relax. Despite its modern refresh, the hotel’s history is ever present in the form of high ceilings and large windows, and a classic decor that boasts herringbone parquet floors and brick imitation tiles in the bathroom. This classic and historic style is particularly palpable in the tower suite – a hotel room across three (!) floors with panoramic views over the city of Reykjavík. If you hadn’t already considered getting married in Iceland, this suite might just convince you to do so.

The restaurant Apotek Kitchen + Bar is a fantastic space with modern decor that playfully captures the building’s history as a pharmacy. The menu boasts a mix of Icelandic and European dishes which are designed to be shared and enjoyed by everyone around the table. Even the bar plays with the pharmacy theme – will you be having something anodyne this evening, or something sedative, perhaps?

Useful information about the hotel
● Free Wi-Fi throughout the entire hotel.
● Buffet breakfast is available but not included.
● The hotel has accessible rooms.
● Pets are not allowed.

Modern rooms with elements of history
Apotek Hotel offers thoroughly modern rooms that capture and live up to the hotel’s grand exterior and history, with their herringbone parquet floors, classical colours and brick imitation tiles in the bathrooms. All rooms are well equipped.

All rooms include
● TV and telephone.
● Private bathroom.
● Nespresso machine.
● Bluetooth speakers.
● Safe and minibar.
● Iron and ironing board.
● Access to the spa in the building next door.



Facilities and services

General facilities
Number of floors: 5 45 room(s) Number of bars: 1 Luggage room Elevator Wireless access 24 hours check-in Safety boxes
Building information
Last renovated year: 2014 Built in year: 1917
Eat & Drink on site
Bar Restaurant


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