Where to Stay?

Where to stay

The conference organizers have reserved a number of rooms in the hotels listed below, where you can also find booking links for each hotel. Several budget guesthouses, hostels and apartments are available in central Reykjavik in addition to the options listed here, which may be found on booking sites such as booking.com or Airbnb. In looking for other options than the ones listed here, we strongly recommend limiting the search to the postal codes 101, 102 and 107, which are all a reasonable walking distance from the conference venue at the University of Iceland.

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Student Hostel
Hringbraut 29, 101 Reykjavik

Student hostel is located in central Reykjavik on campus at the University of Iceland. Open to everyone during the summer months. The hostel is within a short walking distance from downtown Reykjavik and its shopping street Laugavegur as well as the main landmarks in Reykjavik, i.e. Hallgrimskirkja, Harpa and the Pearl (Perlan).

Student hostel is on campus at the University of Iceland, with various service such as the University Bookstore, Bookstore Café, Hama (canteen) and the Student Cellar (bar). The hostel has 42 twin rooms, with city or garden views. We offer sleeping bag accommodation and made-up beds. All rooms have shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. Student hostel offers free parking for guests and complimentary WiFi access in public areas. The hotel is a non-smoking property.

Hostel website

To book accommodation at Student Hostel for a standard double room with private bathroom please click here.

 To book accommodation at Student Hostel for a standard double room with sharing bathroom please click here

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Sunna Guesthouse
Thórsgata 26, 101 Reykjavik

Situated in Reykjavik’s old city centre, this family-run property is across the street from Hallgrim’s Church. It offers a communal kitchen, as well as modern and fresh rooms with wooden furnishings.

The simply decorated rooms at Guesthouse Sunna feature either private or shared bathroom facilities. All have free Wi-Fi, while some have a TV, a fridge, or a tea/coffee maker. All rooms have access to a communal kitchen.

Wine, beer and soft drinks are available for purchase at Sunna Guesthouse. It also provides a daily buffet breakfast, laundry room and free private parking. The front desk can assist with ticket and tour services.

Click here to book a room at Sunna Guesthouse for double room
Click here to book a room at Sunna Guesthouse for single room

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CenterHotels – Plaza  
Aðalstræti 4, 101 Reykjavik


CenterHotel Plaza is located right by the main square in the heart of Reykjavik. This first-class hotel is ideal for business and leisure, with a warm welcoming atmosphere and services to suit all tastes. A fully equipped meeting and conference facilities are available at Plaza Hotel. That in combination with its location makes Plaza the perfect choice for meetings of all sorts.

The 200 well-appointed bedrooms boast a bright modern décor with contemporary oak furnishings. Each room has its own free high speed internet connection, flat screen TV, shower, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities and a mini bar.

The Plaza hotel provides the comfort and the location to enjoy all that Reykjavik’s city centre has to offer and its location creates the perfect setting for your stay with a wide variety of restaurants, cafés, shopping and nightlife at your doorstep.

For booking a room at Center Hotel Plaza we kindly ask you to follow these steps:

  1.       Click on the booking link here 
  2.       Select Center Hotels Plaza
  3.       Enter your date of arrival and departure

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Centerhotels – Grandi
Seljavegur 2, 101 Reykjavík


At the center of Reykjavik’s booming creative quarter, you’ll find the stylish, industrial Grandi. More than just a great place to stay, its bustling bar, café and restaurant are gathering places for those in the know.

In the hotel’s outdoor lagoon, guests can take a dip under the canopy of stars or beneath the northern lights when nature is in the mood.

We know how to do cosy. Rooms in Grandi will deliver classic comfort with modern frills. All will come equipped with minibar, free wifi and video on demand.

Keep it simple with one of our standard rooms or go big with a luxurious deluxe.

For booking a room at Center Hotel Grandi we kindly ask you to follow these steps:

  1.   Click on the booking link here 
  2.   Select Center Hotels Grandi
  3.   Enter your date of arrival and departure

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Hotel Óðinsvé
Þórsgata 1, 101 Reykjavík

Hotel Óðinsvé is an exclusive 50 room boutique hotel in the heart of downtown Reykjavík, right off the city’s shopping and nightlife hub, Laugavegur. At Hotel Óðinsvé, they strive to provide friendly and professional services in a warm, welcoming environment that will make you feel right at home.

They also offer 10 luxury apartments and if you fancy a stay in the countryside, our country lodge is available for booking. While they are all designed to emphasize cosiness and comfort, each of our newly renovated rooms is somewhat different from the next, offering our guests a unique experience that can be tailored to their preferences and needs. 

The in-house restaurant SNAPS is widely regarded as one of Reykjavík’s finest. The French inspired bistro offers an affordable, yet luxurious menu and an unbeatable atmosphere that has won SNAPS several awards and rightfully designated it as one of Reykjavík’s most popular meeting places.

For booking a room at Hotel Óðinsvé please click here.

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Centerhotels – Klöpp
Þverholt 14, 105 Reykjavik


If staying in the centre of the action is your thing, Center Hotels Klöpp is the place for you. Check into a room with all the creature comforts you need and then head straight out into the bars, cafés, boutiques and the nightlife of central Reykjavik. Klöpp is your sanctuary in the heart of the city.

For booking a room at Center Hotel Klöpp we kindly ask you to follow these steps:

  1. Click on the booking link here  
  2. Select Center Hotels Klopp
  3. Enter your date of arrival and departure

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Centerhotels – Miðgarður
Laugavegur 120, 105 Reykjavik


Midgardur by Center Hotels is located on Reykjavik's main shopping street Laugavegur, and features an on-site bar, restaurant, and free WiFi. Hallgrímskirkja Church is 801 m away.

The bright rooms at Midgardur by Center Hotels come with a flat-screen TV, mini-bar and private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find free toiletries and a hairdryer. Views of the sea, mountain or city are featured in certain rooms.

The restaurant serves dishes based upon Icelandic tradition, mixed with modern and international flavours. Guests can also relax with a drink at the bar.

Cafés, restaurants, and shops can be found in the surroundings. 

  1.       Click on the booking link here  
  2.       Select Center Hotels Klopp
  3.       Enter your date of arrival and departure

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Reykjavik Natura – Icelandair Hotels
Nauthólsvegur 52, 101 Reykjavik

A true Reykjavik original!  Built in 1964 but newly remodelled 220 room Reykjavik hotel has deep roots in the capital city of Reykjavik, having provided comfortable accommodations to tourists and locals alike for almost five decades. Inside you’ll find a warm and inviting atmosphere, filled with thoughtful details inspired by the beautiful nature that surrounds the property itself. This is no cookie-cutter Reykjavik hotel, the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura embraces its legacy - its distinctly Icelandic roots, including works from local artists, the freshest local produce, a geothermal indoor pool all the modern conveniences. Hotel Reykjavik Natura offers free city bus tickets for their guests.

For booking a room at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura please click here.

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Alda Hotel – Icelandair Hotels
Laugavegi 66-68, 101 Reykjavik

Is located on the main shopping street, Laugavegur, in the centre of Reykjavik, Iceland's vibrant capital city. Have a good night's sleep in Alda Hotel's Nordic designed, spacious rooms and start your day with a healthy, hearty breakfast. You'll find plenty of perks when you're turning in for the night after a day of exploring Iceland. Meet and mingle with friends and the locals in the hotel lobby at our Barber Bar, grab a sweet or healthy snack from our 24/7 Grab-n-Go station or relax in the lounge. The atmosphere in the rooms at Alda hotel is calm and relaxed, underlined with a warm colour scale and high comfort. The ocean and mountains can be seen from the rooms or a view of the colourful city and our own garden.

For booking a room at Icelandair Hotel Alda please click here.

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Hotel Klettur
Mjölnisholt 12-14, 105 Reykjavik

Is a beautiful first-class hotel, a stone's throw away from downtown Reykjavik. The hotel has 166 rooms and a beautiful lounge on the first floor as well as a breakfast room. The hotel’s name is derived from the rock that is on the first floor of the hotel and bursts out through the wall. The hotel’s look and interior get its inspiration from Icelandic nature, especially the Icelandic rocks.

For booking a room at Hotel Klettur we kindly ask you to follow these steps:

  1. Click on the booking link here.
  2. Enter your date of arrival and departure.
  3. Select the room of your choice.

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Hotel Reykjavik Centrum
Aðalstræti 16, 101 Reykjavík

Hotel Reykjavík Centrum stands in the bustling city centre within walking distance of museums, restaurants and bars. This romantic hotel is located on Aðalstræti, one of Reykjavík’s oldest streets, in a newly renovated building, the oldest part of which was built in 1764. On either side of it, new buildings have been built in the likeness of their historic predecessors Fjalakötturinn and Uppsalir.

For booking a room at Centrum Hótel Reykjavik we kindly ask you to follow these steps:

  1. Click on the booking link here
  2. Select Centrum Hotel Reykjavík
  3. Enter your date of arrival and departure
  4. Under “Code”: Please enter the code IFTR22 and you will then get a special rate for your stay during the conference.

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