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Places to Visit in Vesturbær

We have all the red hot sightseeing tips for your impending trip to Vesturbær. Grab your travel diary and prepare to start filling up your itinerary.

One of the best things about being based in Vesturbær is that you'll be just a stone's throw away from Hallgrimskirkja. Take it from us, this is one iconic attraction that you won't want to miss.

What could be more satisfying than exploring somewhere new on foot? Slide into your sneakers and let your feet take you to an impressive nearby attraction, the National Museum of Iceland.

Check the visiting hours at National Cathedral. While you're there, take a minute to occupy one of the pews and enjoy a bit of quiet reflection. Travellers have a top-notch selection of things to do in this destination. Oh to be a fly on these walls! Just picture the countless deals and fiery conversations that have gone on at Parliament House. Check for tours for a closer look at this seat of government. Still have some time on your hands? Noted for its architectural highlights, beautiful surrounds and old traditions, University of Iceland is alive with history. Walk around the campuses and soak up the timeless atmosphere.

Vesturbær Accommodation

Sometimes, searching for a great place to stay is difficult. Luckily, that isn't the case in Vesturbær. Here, you can pick from as many as 23 properties. Expedia's the place to be for the greatest cheap holidays and luxury getaways.

You don't have to blow your whole holiday budget on a place to stay. You'll find comfortable beds with an economical price tag at the Skolabru Guesthouse (Skólabrú 2) and the Hotel Gardur (Hringbraut 29). Rather treat yourself instead? You can live it up at the Black Pearl (Tryggvagata 18A, 102) or the Kvosin Downtown Hotel (Kirkjutorg 4).

Hallgrimskirkja must be seen, and Vesturbær offers some excellent places to kick your feet up if you'd like to stay within close proximity. The Thomsen Apartments and the Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre are both an easy stroll away.

Nearest Airports to Vesturbær

Catching a flight to Keflavik International Airport (KEF) is the most convenient choice for many travellers. Once you've landed, you'll be only 25 miles from Vesturbær.


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Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina €122
Reviewed on 20 Mar 2020
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Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina

Mýrargata 2, Reykjavik
     
    4.4 of 5
    4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    The shower was ridiculous. It was an open floor concept and it got water everywhere! The bathroom door was even warped. If you're not going to fix it, at least get a bigger curtain!

    Radisson Blu Saga Hotel, Reykjavik €135
    Reviewed on 21 Mar 2020
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    Radisson Blu Saga Hotel, Reykjavik

    Radisson Blu Saga Hotel, Reykjavik

    Hagatorg, Reykjavik
       
      3.6 of 5
      4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      Stayed at this hotel before whilst in Reykjavík. The staff are friendly and helpful. It is in a great location, walking distance to the city centre and all our excursions were able to pick us up directly from the hotel. Highly recommend.

      Grandi by Center Hotels
      Grandi by Center Hotels

      Grandi by Center Hotels

      Seljavegur 2, Reykjavik
         
        3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

        Located in Vesturbær, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Vikin Maritime Museum and Reykjavik Harbour. Reykjavik City Hall and Laugavegur are also within 15 minutes.

        Circle Hostel
        Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020
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        Circle Hostel

        Circle Hostel

        121 Hringbraut, Reykjavik
           
          3.3 of 5
          2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Very good and worth to stay. The check in system is modern and comfortable.

          Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel
          Reviewed on 20 Jan 2020
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          Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

          Reykjavik Downtown HI Hostel

          Vesturgata 17, Reykjavik
             
            4.5 of 5
            1.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            It was Perfect

            Butterfly Guesthouse
            Reviewed on 27 Aug 2019
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            Butterfly Guesthouse

            Butterfly Guesthouse

            8a Ránargata, Reykjavik
               
              4.6 of 5
              2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              We came to Reykjavik so I could run the marathon. The location was superb, the guesthouse was spotless and the owner was terrific. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay.

              Planet Apartments
              Reviewed on 8 Mar 2020
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              Planet Apartments

              Planet Apartments

              Aegisgata 5, Reykjavik
                 
                4.5 of 5
                4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                This two bedroom apartment was in an excellent location to explore the city by foot. Very close to great restaurants, coffee shops and activities in the Old Harbor. The layout of the apartment was great for our family of four. The owner of the property was responsive and helpful. The property has ...

                Metropolitan Hotel
                Reviewed on 5 Nov 2019
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                Metropolitan Hotel

                Metropolitan Hotel

                Ranargata 4a, Reykjavik
                   
                  3.1 of 5
                  2.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Cheap and no frills. Compact room, perfect if backpacking solo. Decent breakfast spread offered to start the day. Within quick walking distance of shopping district and places of interest, restaurants, and bars. Would stay again.

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