The Hotel 101 gets its name from it postcode, that of the area at the heart of Reykjavik facing the harbour and near to the city’s main shopping street and the opera house. A member of the ‘Design Hotels’ group, it has been tastefully decorated in a modern Nordic style. This small boutique hotel also features a cosy lounge and bar and a popular restaurant serving Icelandic and international specialities. The rooms are light and spacious, and the public areas and restaurant showcase some of the best in modern Scandinavian art.
The 101 hotel is located at one end of Reykjavik’s main shopping street, Laugavegur, within easy reach of major sights, restaurants, and nightlife. Although the concrete exterior looks somewhat stark, guests entering the hotel cannot fail to be impressed by the care that has gone into the design and décor of Reykjavik’s most in-demand boutique hotel.
101 Hotel boasts 38 spacious rooms, most of which are standard or deluxe doubles. Rooms are light and airy, and each has separate WC and shower room as well as a free standing basin and, in many rooms, free standing bathtub. The hotel’s public areas are particularly attractive, with fascinating contemporary works of art throughout and a cosy and welcoming bar/lounge area with open fireplace.
101 Hotel's rooms all have a modern monochrome style to them giving them an air of sophistication.
There are a range of guest rooms to include attractive suites of various sizes, some of which offer views over the harbour. and each has separate WC and shower room as well as a free standing basin and, in many rooms, free standing bathtub. The bathroom is equipped with Aveda beauty products. Satellite TV, internet connection and Bose iPod docks are also provided.
Children are welcome to come and stay at 101 Hotel. Extra beds can be added to some of the rooms to comfortably accommodate a child.
The Hotel’s bar and restaurant offer delicious Icelandic and international specialities to residents and non residents alike.
The hotel has a small but well equipped gym, as well as a Jacuzzi and steam bath. Massage treatments can be arranged in guest rooms.
Reykjavik can be described as a mix of cosmopolitan city and a small seaside village due to its contrasting nature. It has all the modern amenities of a great up and coming city but also retains its natural beauty. The concierge service at the Hotel 101 can help with restaurant and excursion bookings within and outside the city to make your stay as easy and as enjoyable as possible.
The concierge service at the Hotel 101 can help with restaurant and excursion bookings.
Room service 07.00-23.00, concierge, massage, laundry/dry cleaning, money exchange, wireless internet.
When to travel
Nordic climate - May, June and July are the driest months of the year. Mid-June to August is high season, but most highland tours don’t operate until July because of snow. At other times, many tourist facilities outside Reykjavík are closed. From September through March, the night is dark enough to see the Aurora Borealis.
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Location and directions
101 Hotel is located between the harbour and the city centre, in downtown Reykjavík near government and cultural buildings, shops and nightlife, next door to the Icelandic Opera House.
How to get there
3-hours flight to Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport. The airport is about a 45-minute drive from the centre of Reykjavik.