Hotel Borg by Keahotels vs Hotel Fron

Both Hotel Borg by Keahotels and Hotel Fron are highly recommended by travel writers. On balance, Hotel Borg by Keahotels is preferred by most reviewers compared to Hotel Fron. Hotel Borg by Keahotels is ranked #1 in Reykjavik with praise from 8 publications including Fodor's, Afar Magazine and Condé Nast Traveler.

Hotel Borg by Keahotels
9 / 10
Posthusstraeti 11, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
From $97 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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"In contrast to the ultra-modern glass and chrome architecture around Reykjavík, the Borg—the city's oldest hotel—is pure 1930's art deco." Full review
"A slice of 1930s Art Deco glamour and old-school elegance in downtown Reykjavik." Full review
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"Super-smart beige, black, and cream decor, parquet floors, leather headboards and flatscreen Bang & Olufsen TVs are now standard throughout, lending the hotel an elegant (if rather masculine) feel." Full review
Travel + Leisure
"Steps from the National Cathedral and City Hall, this 1930's Art Deco hotel was restored to its original splendor in 2006." Full review
Star Service
"Situated on historic Asuturvollur Square, next door to Reykjavik's cathedral and the national Parliament building, this much-beloved hotel is a few minutes' walk from the major shopping." Full review
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Hotel Fron
7 / 10
Laugavegur 22A, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
From $97 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Multilingual
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Lonely Planet
"This bright blue hotel has lots in its favour – particularly its excellent location overlooking Laugavegur." Full review
Star Service
"This long-running hotel is earning more attention for its lower rates and central position near restaurants and bars. " Full review
Request one of the Deluxe studios with a balcony and kitchenette.
The Telegraph
"This modern, modest and friendly three-star hotel lies right in the centre of Reykjavik" Full review
"This four-floor hotel set within three adjoining buildings sits right in the middle of Reykjavík’s primary shopping and nightlife zone...the hotel has 20 studio apartments with kitchenettes" Full review

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