Hlemmur Square is a new and innovative concept of accomodating international travelers in both a luxury hotel and hostel all in one building. It was to create a environment where all walks of life come together and enjoy their new „home away from home“ in Reykjavik where all age groups meet and mingle, enjoying each companies together at the well known bar and the restaurant.
The public areas are designed to be a „collection of various feelings“ whereas the main lobby is of a more modern style and then the library give the guests the old feeling and tranquility of relaxing after a tour or at any time. Colors, which Reykjavik has always been known fo,r have become a big part of the concept and are found throughout the hotel and hostel and public areas.
Built in the 1930s, the five-story and the only art deco building in Reykjavik was named for the central meeting spot that once served as a watering hole for travelers and their horses, Hlemmur Square is quickly becoming an extension of the city’s downtown neighborhood.
Located conveniently on Laugavegur, the main and famous street in Reykjavik where most of the shopping, nightlife, restaurants, art galleries, swimming pools and spas are located, The harbor and Parliament Square and all museums are literly a 15 – 20 minute walk away from Hlemmur Square.
Hlemmur Square also features an attentive concierge team who can help plan adventures to popular Iceland attractions such as the Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon and Northern Lights, Glacier Lagoon, Into the Volcano, as well as trips for whale watching, horseback riding in the countryside and excursions to Iceland’s glaciers. Additionally Hlemmur Square´s concierge team is known to organize cusomized tours suited for the adventue you seek and to explore all of Iceland as well as all special requests for guests staying at Hlemmur Square prior to arrival.
Being a great supporter of the arts and music known in Reykjavik, you might find exhibitions, music performances and many creative events at Hlemmur Square.
As Reykjavik continues to develop as a destination for travelers from around the world, Hlemmur Square strives to be the best hotel and luxury hostel in Reykjavik and to provide an exciting new type of lodging for guests from all walks of life.