We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Arctic Hotel

Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 2 more sites!
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

19 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 13: English reviews
Level Contributor
15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my partner stopped in the hotel through the Easter holiday. Whilst the location was okay ( not far from shops restaurants etc). The staff seemed to struggle with their English making communication hard. If I was to return to Iceland I would properly book a different hotel

Thank Alex M
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel staff unhelpful. Room tatty as well as rest of hotel. Hotel only served basic food which was costly. Location was poor no local shops or restaurants. Trips we booked were cancelled due to the weather.

Thank Zoe T

Travellers are raving about these Reykjavik hotels

Level Contributor
149 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Stayed here for two nights after arriving in Reykjavik. Not too bad a place, fairly basic but clean and quiet. A little out of town but we had hired a car so we were ok. If you are walking it may take a little while to get in. The toilet in the room was a bit peculiar as there wasnt... More 

Thank Sean C
Level Contributor
34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Thankfully the city itself made up for the lodgings. Not as comfortable as advertised and being able to see through the clear glass wall into the bathroom from all other parts of the room wasn't at all appropriate. A few miles from the city centre but easy access via the local bus routes, overall just a place to lay your... More 

Thank Stephen H
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2016

The location was some way from restaurants and town centre. We had to drag our suitcases up 2 flights of stairs, so l am assuming that's why the stair treads are worn and dangerous! The breakfast was really poor and not worth the money. It's certainly not a 4* as advertised.

4 Thank margaret E
Wells, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015

For the money the hotel and its level of comfort is fair value but we were astounded at the level of care and service from the reception staff. We stayed for four nights and experienced four reception staff and they were clearly trained by the same person- a mixture of Basil Fawlty and Catherine Tate's 'Not Bothered' creation. They rarely... More 

1 Thank jim B
Level Contributor
75 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The location is a little like an industrial park but don't let that put you off. The room was comfortable, spacious and warm. With an ensuite and mini fridge (for storing food and drinks) They don't provide much in the way of tea sugar and no milk only powdered creamer but I'm sure if you ask for extra they will... More 

3 Thank DublinBarb
Level Contributor
12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

The other apartments and rooms in Iceland has had a much better standard. The bathroom were quite unfresh, we had warm sour milk and cold waffles for breakfast and our bed in the bedroom (4 people) was a noisy metal bed, one lower and one above that one. The shower was really bad, looked like it was from the 50's... More 

1 Thank Lotta N
Level Contributor
44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

this hotel was booked by my husband he booked a surprise trip for my 40th, the hotel was great, situated just outside the city centre, very quiet and only a 20min walk from centre. The room was very clean, large, warm, comfortable, clean towels every day. Tea and coffee, great service by the staff very welcoming and helpful. The breakfast... More 

3 Thank jennifer c
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Me and my girlfriend were booked into this hotel as part of a package. The hotel is a bit out of the way and requires a short walk to the bus station and a 10-15 bus journey in order to get to Reykjavik's centre. The hotel is based in what looks like an industrial estate and feel a bit iffy... More 

3 Thank elcho286

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing


In your room
  • Air Conditioning

Additional Information about Arctic Hotel

Address: Brautarholt 3, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Restaurant Spa
Price Range: €90 - €106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Arctic Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 107
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with TripOnline SA, Booking.com, Priceline, Agoda and Odigeo so you can book your Arctic Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Hotel Style:
#11 Spa Hotel in Reykjavik
#22 Luxury Hotel in Reykjavik

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Arctic Hotel staff and other travellers.
2 questions
Ask a question
Lincoln United Kingdom
1 month ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Arctic Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay