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Why we like it
- Art Deco landmark in the heart of the city.
- 56 rooms and suites combine old-world elegance with modern design touches
- The Borg restaurant provides delicious Nordic cuisine and has established itself as one of the best in the city
- Superb service
For families or just something that little bit special the two-floor Tower Suite has a magnificent 360 degree view of Reykjavik.
I just wanted to take the opportunity to say thank you (Ailine Fischer) for the amazing experience in Iceland. This trip was an absolute dream. Everything about it was magical and words truly fall short. The guides, both Jon from A&K and all of the Land Rover crew were knowledgeable, friendly, and professional.
- JB, USA
Hotel Borg is a 4* boutique hotel in the heart of Reykjavík. It overlooks the central square of Austurvollur, with a variety of cafes, restaurants and shops all on the doorstep. The Borg is a landmark in Reykjavik, built in 1930 and restored to its original Art Deco style, the hotel is a showcase of sophistication. Period black and white custom-made furniture and fittings are coupled with modern amenities including flat-screen satellite TV, complimentary wi-fi and Phillipe Starck bathrooms with heated marble floors.
The Borg Restaurant is a stunning mix of vintage and modern with hand-crafted cocktails and outstanding cuisine.
Best time to be there
June to September is a great time to enjoy a mild ocean climate thanks to the Gulf Stream. It is relatively mild in winter and cool in summer but this is when you can enjoy almost 24 hours of daylight. The weather can change several times during the day. In midwinter, whilst there is little daylight, it is one of the best times to see the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).
Keflavik, approximately 30 minutes from Reykjavik
3 hours non-stop
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Suggested itineraries in Iceland
Around the World with Geoffrey Kent: An Inspiring Expedition by Private Jet
Nights: 24 | from £122,915pp
Join an exotic, around-the-world expedition personally designed and accompanied by A&K founder Geoffrey Kent. Snorkel the coral reefs of French Polynesia, discover Borneo's elusive orangutan and snowmobile across a glacier in Iceland, enjoying privileged insider access, five-star hospitality and the comforts of our privately chartered Boeing 757 featuring fully reclining first-class seats.
Highlights of Iceland – Self Drive
Nights: 5 | from £2,365pp
If you're independent travellers who like to explore a country under your own steam, this epic self-drive tour of Iceland could be just the ticket, giving you freedom to shape your days as you choose.
Nights: 7 | from £5,700pp
Just a short flight from the UK, this Icelandic itinerary offers families a fun-filled week of the great geothermal outdoors, loads of adventure, and just a tiny bit of culture.
Arctic Cruise Adventure: Norway, Greenland & Iceland
Nights: 14 | from £12,220pp
Join A&K's seasoned expedition team for an enriching experience like no other to the islands of the High Arctic Svalbard archipelago in Norway, less than 600 miles from the geographic North Pole.
Iceland's Northern Lights Wonderland
Nights: 3 | from £3,550pp
For a short winter break there is nothing more invigorating than a visit to Iceland when the air is crisp and the night sky is black, for the best chance of witnessing the ethereal Northern Light in all their shimmering glory by night, while exploring the majestic countryside by day.
Reykjavik City Break
Nights: 3 | from £995pp
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Tropics to the Arctic 2017
Nights: 25 | from £107,500pp
Set out on a globe-spanning journey designed by A&K's pioneering founder Geoffrey Kent. Sample exotic destinations ranging from Easter Island and the Philippines to Uzbekistan and Iceland, enjoying unique insider access, five-star hospitality and the comforts of A&K's chartered Boeing 757 with first-class, fully lie-flat seats.
Classic Summer Iceland
Nights: 7 | from £7,245pp
Spend seven days exploring the natural wonders and majestic rugged beauty of Iceland in the summer, when the kaleidoscope colours of the countryside are at their most striking.
Classic Winter Iceland
Nights: 6 | from £5,590pp
Spend seven days exploring the natural wonders and majestic rugged beauty of Iceland in the winter, when you have the best chance of seeing the ethereal Northern Light in all their shimmering glory