Canopy by Hilton, a new lifestyle brand from Hilton Worldwide, and Icelandair Hotels, have announced the opening of 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.
The property honours its musical beginnings with an LP library with records that can be played at any of the ten on-property record players.
From October through to March, guests can watch the stunning Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights from near the hotel, as well as Iceland’s famous midnight sun during the summer months.
The Geiri Smart restaurant is open for dinner for guests and locals ready for a night out.
All 112 rooms and suites are designed to fit in with neighbourhood culture.
Shades of ocean blue and grey 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 guests to sleep with an Icelandic lullaby.
A 24-hour fitness centre is available, as well as event and meeting space for up to 50 people.