Hilton Worldwide’s new lifestyle brand, Canopy by Hilton, and Icelandair Hotels are opening the world’s first Canopy hotel in the city of Reykjavik.
Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre is centrally located on Hverfisgata Street, a thriving area in the heart of the city.
The Icelandic capital, with its artistic flair, thriving culinary scene and backdrop of dramatic volcanic landscapes, is the ideal location for Canopy’s global debut.
“Reykjavik is unlike any other city on Earth.
“Its rich heritage and natural beauty perfectly align with the ethos of the Canopy by Hilton brand,” said Gary Steffen, global head, Canopy by Hilton.
“We are thrilled to open the doors and begin greeting adventurous travellers searching for a unique experience to this city centre neighbourhood in Reykjavik.”
Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre is designed as a natural extension of Hverfisgata Street, with local design influences and natural materials used throughout the hotel’s architecture and interiors.
Canopy by Hilton Reykjavik City Centre is steeped in local culture, and guests can taste Iceland’s famous Omnom chocolate on site, enjoy water naturally filtered by Icelandic lava, and immerse themselves in local literature when relaxing in poets’ corner – an ideal setting for literary relaxation.
Simon Vincent, executive vice president and president, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Hilton Worldwide said: “Over one million foreign travellers visited Iceland last year, and Reykjavik is an incredibly exciting and unique city to visit.
“The introduction of Canopy establishes a new home for discerning lifestyle travellers to Iceland, and we’re thrilled to build on our longstanding partnership with Icelandair Hotels.”
All 112 rooms and suites are designed to fit in with neighbourhood culture.
Shades of ocean blue and gray volcanic rock make the interior comfortable and invigorating – a true reflection of Reykjavik.
The rooms have been decorated with fun, local twists, such as a little Reykjavik Music Box which will lull our guests to sleep with an Icelandic lullaby.