Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel

Reykjavik, Iceland

At a Glance

  • The modern, classic décor provides a stylish option in the centre of Reykjavik

  • Within easy reach of the city's main sights, including the impressive Hallgrimskirkja

  • GOTT restaurant offers creative Icelandic cuisine from an award-winning chef

  • The wellness centre is the ideal place to relax in the Jacuzzi and sauna

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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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Ensure you leave enough time for a leisurely breakfast in the morning as this hotel offers one of the best spreads we have seen in Reykjavik. 

Be sure to take advantage of the wellness spa during your stay. It is the perfect spot to unwind after your Icelandic Active Pursuits.

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Description

The Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel is a luxury boutique hotel located in the heart of the city centre. This classic hotel offers spacious rooms, a gourmet restaurant and a relaxing spa, offering the ideal base from which to explore Iceland.

The Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel was once a 1900s department store and, following a thoughtful renovation, the hotel's architecture now combines modern amenities with a nod to its history. The hotel boasts a fantastic location at the heart of the city, and is just a short walk from the Harpa Concert Hall, the Icelandic Parliament and the main shopping street, Laugavegur, making this the perfect base for exploring Reykjavik.

Each of the 50 rooms at the Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel is unique and all offer classic stylish décor and spacious interiors. Black and white historical photography bring character to the rooms and corridors, and the cosy neutral colours make each room feel inviting. The Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel also offers an eclectic and comfortable lounge that welcomes you at the end of your days exploring the city and surrounding countryside. 

For dining, the Konsulat Hotel's Gott Restaurant is a fantastic option. Family owned and operated, Gott Restaurant's famous chefs serve up creative Icelandic dishes that highlight locally-sourced ingredients, making this restaurant popular with guest and locals alike.

The wellness spa at the Reykajvik Konsulat Hotel is the ideal place to unwind at the end of your day, offering a sauna, Jacuzzi and relaxation room. The hotel also has a 24-hour fitness centre that is accessible for all guests.

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Accommodation

The Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel has a total of 50 rooms and suites, each offering a plush bed and blackout curtains to ensure a restful night sleep. The rooms are equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, a 49-inch TV, mini-refrigerator, espresso machine, kettle and plush robes and slippers. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Childcare

Children of all ages are welcome at the Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel. Cribs can be arranged in guest rooms, while high chairs and a children's menu are available in the restaurant. There is also a babysitting service on request.

Facilities

GOTT Reykjavik is a family owned restaurant and bar offering fresh food made with local ingredients. The restaurant offers a variety of contemporary and classic dishes and it is popular with guests and locals. The buffet breakfast offers hot and cold items and the cosy atmosphere at the Lobby Bar makes for an ideal spot to enjoy coffee or drinks.

Activities

Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel offers a 24-hour fitness centre and a luxurious bath house featuring a Jacuzzi, sauna and relaxation room. The hotel also offers bikes for those wishing to pedal through the streets of Reykjavik. The Konsulat Hotel is in the heart of Reykjavik and most of the major city sights are steps from the hotel, alongside the main dining and shopping district.

Reviews

5

Gwen Nicol (Staff)

The Konsulat Hotel is a brand new boutique hotel in the heart of Reykjavik. The hotel is part of the Hilton Brand of hotels but it is set in a historic building and it only has 50 rooms so it feels quite special.  The Konsulat is perfectly placed near the concert hall, the Parliament Buildings and the main shopping district so exploring the compact city is easy from this hotel. The rooms are contemporary and spacious and the bathrooms are bigger than most city hotels. The rooms have Nespresso Machines, bathrobes and slippers and a mini fridge.  The hotel has a 24 hour fitness centre and a small wellness spa. I enjoyed the spa early in the morning and I had the jacuzzi all to myself.  The Gott Restaurant offers a beautiful buffet breakfast with hot and cold items and they also offer lunch, dinner and rooms service throughout the day. There is also a lobby bar that offers drinks and light snacks in the afternoon and it seemed quite popular with the locals. This hotel felt more luxurious than any of the other hotels in the city and I would recommend it for couples. The only downside that I could find during our short stay was the fact that they have painted the corridors dark green and it does not seem to blend with the contemporary design of the rooms.

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Pippa Carey (Staff)

I really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. When we stayed, it was just 4 months old and brings a new level of luxury to Reykjavik. Rooms are big and extremely comfortable, with huge walk in showers and lovely furnishings. The hotel has a very sophisticated feel, sofas adorn the bar area and the restaurant is smart without feeling stuffy. The jewel in the crown for this property is its 'Bath House' in the basement of the property. This gorgeous spa boasts a huge jacuzzi and sauna, with plenty of changing space and abundant fluffy towels, robes and slippers. The staff were charming and nothing was too much trouble for them. Another great aspect to this boutique hotel is its location, right in the very heart of this sweet and bustling little city. 

Experiences

  • Bathing in the Blue Lagoon

    One of the world's most unique spas, Iceland's Blue Lagoon is an outdoor, geo-thermally heated spa providing an amazing experience that cannot be missed when visiting Iceland.

  • Blue Dragon ice cave by helicopter

    Take to the skies and fly over Vatnajokull National Park in a helicopter towards the Skeidararjokull glacier, where, as part of a small group tour, you'll have the chance to explore the stunning Blue Dragon ice cave, one of the region's most remote.

  • Buggy and ice cave adventure

    Discover the dramatic scenery of southern Iceland on an exhilarating tour with your private guide. Begin with a hike across a glacier, followed by a visit into an ice cave, before driving a buggy across one of the south coast's black sand beaches.

  • Giljabod canyon baths

    Explore the beauty of western Iceland with a gentle hike through Husafell canyon, passing by incredible scenery before reaching the Giljabod pools, hidden in the canyon, to enjoy a relaxing soak in the geothermally-heated water.

  • Glacier hiking

    If adventure is high on your holiday checklist, hiking on one of Iceland's monumental glaciers is a must. An immense wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges and deep crevasses await discovery!

  • Glacier snowmobiling

    Langjokull is Iceland's second biggest glacier with several enormous ice filled volcanic craters, encircled by imposing volcanoes. Exploring by snowmobile is an adrenaline-fuelled way to experience the breathtaking landscape of this region of Iceland.

  • Horse riding in Iceland

    Known for their distinctive trot, Icelandic horses offer a unique horse riding experience. A completely pure breed, introduced to the island during the Viking settlement, these horses are perfect for both beginners and advanced riders alike.

  • Inside the Volcano

    This is an extraordinary opportunity to explore the heart of a volcano. Thrihnukagigur is a unique natural phenomenon and the only place on earth where you can enter a magma chamber.

  • Northern Lights Hunt

    Venture out in search of the elusive Northern Lights, with your private guide leading the way and using expert knowledge to give you the best chance of finding them. Head away from the artificial lights of Reykjavik and discover this wonderful phenomenon.

  • South Shore safari

    On this amazing guided jeep safari you will see the South Shore’s most treasured natural sights, including impressive waterfalls, epic landscapes, as well as its black lava sand beaches and dunes.

  • Superjeep tour to Landmannalaugar

    Experience the spectacular landscapes of Iceland's highlands with a private guide at the wheel of a superjeep - don’t forget to bring along your bathing suit and towel for a dip in one of the area's geothermal pools.

  • Visit the Westman Islands

    Head away from mainland Iceland to discover the fascinating Westman Islands, located just off the country's south coast. Take the ferry to Heimaey, the only inhabited island in the archipelago, and explore its dramatic landscape with your private guide.

Location & directions

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel is located in the centre of the city, within easy walking distance of Reykjavik's shops, bars and restaurants.

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