Apotek Hotel

Apotek Hotel

The heart of downtown Reykjavik, an historic building and impeccable service; embrace life in the capital of Iceland at Apotek.


Apotek hotel offers not only a luxurious slice of life in Reykjavik, but also an important part of its history. The hotel is housed in the city's ancient pharmacy, originally built in 1917 and designed by Gudjon Samuelsson who also designed the famous Hallgrimskirkja cathedral and National Theatre. This boutique style hotel has comfort, style and excellent service in equal measure.

Description, Services & Facilities


There's nothing better than returning to the comfort of your hotel after a long day of exploration. In Iceland that exploration can take the shape of anything from snow mobiling, northern lights hunting, or gallery hopping in downtown Reykjavik. But if you're staying at the four star Apotek then there's one thing you can be sure of and that's a warm welcome.

This beautifully designed hotel plays host to some of the city's most interesting history and architecture and features classic design alongside more contemporary features and amenities. There is a popular restaurant and bar on-site, and guests will find that they are within easy reach of most of Reykjavik's most famous sights as well as Iceland's crown jewel, the Blue Lagoon.

Enjoy the hotel's selection fo facilities:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning and laundry services
  • 24-hour business centre
  • 24-hour airport shuttle available


Apotek Bar + Kitchen
A sleek smart-casual restaurant and bar combining traditional and contemporary design.
The restaurant combines modern Icelandic dishes and international cuisine.
The trendy bar area is tended by excellent 'pharmacists' or mixologists who concoct the bar's signature apothecary inspired cocktails.

Hotel Location


All Rooms Include

All rooms put an emphasis on modernity mixed with classic touches which successfully reflects the hotel's exterior.

Room and Suite standard facilities:

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Satellite TV
  • Coffee and tea making facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • Bathroom amenities
  • In-room safe
  • Writing desk
  • Ironing board and iron

Standard Room

Standard Room 18sqm

  • King size or twin beds
  • Bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults

Superior Room

Superior Room 20sqm

  • King size or twin beds
  • Bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Room 25sqm

  • King size or twin beds
  • Bathroom with walk-in shower
  • View over Austurvöllur Square or Austurstraeti Street
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults

Junior Suite

Junior Suite 32sqm

  • King size or twin beds
  • Bathroom with walk-in shower
  • View over Austurvoller Square or Austurstraeti Street
  • Open space seating area
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults

Tower Suite

Tower Suite 56sqm

  • King size or twin beds
  • Split across three floors
  • Entryway, wardrobe and writing desk on first floor
  • Bedroom and seating area on second floor
  • Bathroom on third floor with bathtub and walk-in shower
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults

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