Frequently asked questions
How is the weather in Reykjavik?
Click here for the weather forecast in English.
Can I check in early?
We offer you the option to book the night prior to your arrival for half price. This will ensure that you can check in as soon as you arrive.
I want to book tours before my arrival?
Our concierge staff will assist you, please give us a call prior your arrival, or send us an email and we will assist you with your travel arrangements. All our team members are trained in giving advice. We can take care of all your tour arrangements prior your arrival, free of charge.
Before you come to Iceland
The Schengen Agreement
The Schengen Agreement came into effect in Iceland on March 26, 2001, and the following countries are party to the Agreement in addition to Iceland: Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Holland, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Germany. Travel between the above-mentioned countries will, in principle, be without document checks.
Nationals of the following countries do not require visas to travel to Iceland as visitors, although they do require passports valid for three months beyond their intended stay: Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, El Salvador, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hong Kong (applicable for those holding HKSAR passports), Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao (applicable for those holding MSAR passports), Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Great Britain (incl. Bermuda, Turks and Caicos Islands, Cayman Islands, Anguilla, Montserrat, British Virgin Islands, St. Helena, Falkland Islands and Gibraltar), United States of America, Uruguay, Vatican and Venezuela.
The Icelandic monetary unit is the krona (ISK or kr.). Coins are in denominations of 100 kr., 50 kr., 10kr., 5 kr. and 1 kr. Bank notes are in denominations of 5,000 kr., 2,000 kr., 1,000 kr., and 500 kr. All Icelandic banks provide foreign exchange and are generally open on weekdays from 9:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Bank of Iceland – Exchange rate