Adam Hotel on Skólavörðustígur.

Police Shut Down Adam Hotel

24 Jul The operation of Adam Hotel on Skólavörðustígur, downtown Reykjavík, was shut down by police yesterday afternoon.

The hotel will be constructed into the mountain thus merging with the landscape.

Mountain baths to open in South Iceland

17 May A new bathing area and hotel named Fjallaböðin in Reykholt, an area of geothermal heat in South Iceland, is set to open with construction beginning next year.

Íslandshótel will be building a five storey hotel in Lækjargata.

A new hotel for Lækjargata, one of Reykjavik city centre's main streets

12 Apr The office of the Reykjavik Building Inspector has accepted an application from the Íslandshótel hotel chain to build a five storey hotel with 103 rooms in Lækjargata 12 and adjacent building in Vonarstræti which will be rebuilt.

The new Reykjavik EDITION starts to rise in Reykjavik city centre

6 Apr The new Reykjavik EDITION hotel has started to rise next to Harpa Concert Hall and Conference Centre.

Hótel Húsafell opened in 2015.

Hotel Húsafell in the National Geographic

26 Feb Hótel Húsafell in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland, has made a National Geographic list of Unique Lodges of the World.

The view from Fosshótel Reykjavik is across the bay, surrounding mountains and Reykjavik harbour.

Rooms with a view: The new Fosshótel Reykjavik

9 Sep 2017 With large, comfortable, modern rooms, this recent addition to the Fosshótel chain in Reykjavik offers a perfect getaway for couples, families, groups of friends or business associates.

Hafnarstræti 17 as it looks today.

Historic building gets a new lease of life as a hotel

9 Aug 2017 In recent months, Hafnarstræti 17 in the city centre of Reykjavik has been rebuilt. It's to become a part of the Reykjavik Consulate Hotel run by Icelandair.

The famous Sandholt bakery is on the left hand side and the hotel is located in the entire row of buildings.

New luxurious hotel opens in historic building in city centre

29 May 2017 A new boutique hotel, Sandhótel, opens on Thursday in seven adjoined buildings on Laugavegur offering 53 rooms. Between the buildings is a new square where people can enjoy snacks from the famous Sandholt bakery next door.

With the rise of tourists to Reykjavik, plenty of new hotels are rising on Laugavegur.

Over 200 new hotel rooms for Laugavegur this month

26 May 2017 The new hotels opening on Reykjavik's central shopping street, Laugavegur, means that over 200 new hotel rooms will be available in this popular shopping street. At no other time in history such a rapid change has been noted on Laugavegur.

Þingvangur is preparing to build numerous high rise buildings on this plot of land.

A new district for Reykjavik next year

19 May 2017 Construction company Þingvangur intends to build a new 200 thousand square metre district in Laugarnes in Reykjavik, with construction beginning next year.

Hveravellir are known for the stunning colours.

Drastic changes planned at Hveravellir, in the Icelandic highlands

14 Mar 2017 There will be drastic changes to the scene of the Hveravellir highland nature reserve, known for its hot springs, over the next few years. Old buildings will be demolished and new buildings, a hotel and other lodging facilities for up to 120 people, will rise on the boarder of the nature reserve.

The hotel will rise on the corner of Suðurlandsbraut and Grensásvegur.

New gigantic hotel opens in Reykjavik's Skeifan quarter

5 Jan 2017 A new four star hotel is being built on the corner of Suðurlandsbraut and Grensásvegur with 300 rooms therefore becoming the second largest hotel in Iceland, with the Fosshótel on Höfðatorg in the financial quarter being the largest.

Billions lost in Reykjavik accommodation black market

19 Dec 2016 Iceland is losing out on an estimated ISK 21.5 billion (€180 million) a year because of undeclared black-market accommodation rentals in Reykjavik, it has been claimed.

Mikill vöxtur er í byggingu lífsstílshótela í heiminum.

Expensive hotels could help control tourist influx

23 Nov 2016 Garry Steffen, managing director of the newly opened Canopy Hilton Hotel in central Reykjavik believes that one way to control the influx of tourists to Iceland is to build luxury hotels and thus attract tourists who spend more money while on their visit.

One of the hotels is located near Klambratún park in central Reykjavik.

Twin hotels to open in city centre

15 Nov 2016 Two identical hotels will open soon in the city centre, one of them in Laugavegur, the main shopping street, and the other a little further afield, close to Hlemmur square and Klambratún park.

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