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|Historic Hotels in Reykjavik||
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The historical places in Reykjavik are likely at the top of your travel itinerary. And while you're here, you can check out the fascinating museums and northern light views. You can also take time at the major shopping area in this walkable area.
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Borg by Keahotels is a top 4-star hotel for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Hofdi House is a short 4-minute drive away.
Reykjavik is home to 549 hotels bookable on Expedia, including 2 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
Reykjavik is notable for landmarks like Reykjavik City Museum, Hofdi House and Imagine Peace Tower. Known for its museums, cultural venues include Harpa, National Museum of Iceland and Arbaejarsafn. Reykjavik Harbour is another popular sight to explore.
Guests who book a historic hotel can enjoy a holiday someplace that has an officially recognised national historic designation. A palace, castle, grand home or even an old police station, pub, lodge or skyscraper can be transformed into a historic hotel provided that it's a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically preserved within the guestrooms or public spaces of such hotels in Reykjavik, bringing the history to life.
"Heritage hotel" is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. though overall the terms are quite similar. The physical building and architecture of a historic hotel is generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, often it's the cultural value as well as how it inspired the community.
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you've come to expect, though efforts have been made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities and the popular amenities found at a contemporary hotel will be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Reykjavik, you won't find a place that's uncomfortable for guests or simply rundown.