Hotel Borg by Keahotels vs Lava Hostel

Both hotels are rated very highly by experts. Overall, Hotel Borg by Keahotels scores significantly higher than Lava Hostel. Hotel Borg by Keahotels comes in at #1 in Reykjavik with positive reviews from 8 reviews like Afar Magazine, The Telegraph and Jetsetter.

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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Lava Hostel
7 / 10
Hjallabraut 51, Hafnarfjordur, Reykjavik 220, Iceland
From $40 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Laundry Service
  • Family Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Kitchenette
  • Meeting Rooms
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Lonely Planet
"Overlooking the otherworldly sculptures of the Víðistaðatún park, this basic hostel in a glass and concrete building has stylish decking and good facilities, including kitchen and washing machine." Full review

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