Center Hotel Midgardur; A Nature Escape With An Outdoor Hot Tub In Reykjavik

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Center Hotels properties throughout the colorful capital of Reykjavik Iceland follow a similar Scandi-format. Each with a minimalistic interior, greenery throughout its spaces, central to all the city has to offer. Remaining true to the brand while harnessing a unique identity among each property is a heavy feat; however, Center Hotels manages this effortlessly, and Center Hotel Midgardur is no exception.

Located at the very end of Reykjavik’s main shopping street of Laugavegur, Center Hotel Midgardur is in a prime spot for a week in Reykjavik, if you’re looking to be in a quieter location, within walking distance to the main bus terminal, restaurants, bars, and the infamous rainbow road.

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The Hotel somehow weaves the best of Iceland’s rugged landscapes within its interior and exterior design. With nods towards the country’s natural hot springs, green terrain, and volcanic lands, this romance comes alive through the outdoor hot tub, wooden furnishings, and rocky backdrop.

Open year round, the spa area at Miðgarður is certainly a highlight not to be missed. Take a dip in the indoor hot tub, or watch the Northern Lights and Icelandic Sky from the warm waters of the outdoor pool. Need a drink? Call up to the lobby area to order a light libation in full relaxation mode.

It’s important to note that spa access is open to all from 7am-10pm at a cost of 4,500 kr (32 usd) per person, unless you opt for the standard plus or deluxe rooms- which includes free spa access.

Rooms are contemporary-chic with all the little indulgences included you’d expect at any hotel; from coffee machines to mini bars. Wooden accents throughout and dark carpeting make the room feel cozy during the chillier Icelandic months.

After a freshen up, why not head down to the buzzing Jorgensen Kitchen and Bar? When you’re solo traveling, there’s nothing better than having a hotel with a welcoming bar area to meet new people.

Take part in the happy hour everyday from 4-6pm, and you’ll feel right at home. The dark gray hues and light-wooden bar top give a sense of warmth to the space. it truly is the heart of soul of Center Hotel Midgardur, with live music every Thursday from 6-8pm.

Fancy sampling all 3 meals of the day? Jorgensen is home to the hotel’s breakfast buffet, lunch, and dinner. Comprised of only the best of Iceland’s traditional dishes, you’ll find some of the best Arctic Char, Lamb Croquettes, and Icelandic Seafood Soup here! Not an adventurous eater? The menu also features comfort foods; from fish and chips to cheeseburgers.

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Location: Reykjavik, Iceland

Food & Drinks on-site: Jorgensen Kitchen & Bar, in-room dining

What To Do In The Area: Hlemmur Mathöll Food Hall, walk along the coast, Reykjavik Art Museum, get a pastry at Sandholt, shop along Laugavegur

What Makes The Hotel Good For Solo Travel? There’s an abundance of social spaces and activities. The spa, happy hour, bar area, and live music, all make it incredibly easy to meet people here!

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