Logistics

The meeting will be held on the campus of the University of Iceland in Reykjavík.

International air travelers will arrive at Keflavík Airport (KEF). From Keflavík, attendees can use one of these airport transfer services to reach Reykjavík City Center.

This page lists recommended accommodations at different price levels near the meeting site.

Accommodation

A number of rooms in different fee categories have been pre-booked for WPA participants, since Reykjavík could be quite crowded during the conference period. We recommend that you submit your hotel booking as early as possible. Bookings for the pre-booked hotels are made via the conference registration form. Although we recommend the hotels below, participants are free to book rooms elsewhere.

For further information please contact KOMUM conferences at info@komum.is.

Booking information

Full payment is required upon booking via on-line card payments. Accepted credit cards are VISA and Mastercard. On-line payments are guaranteed through 3D secured site.

Make sure your card is 3D secure compatible. If you need assistance, please contact info@komum.is.

Note for Visitors from the United States

Iceland uses cards with the chip-and-PIN system, which requires a 4-digit PIN for purchases. If you have a traditional “swipe and sign” card, you may wish to inquire about getting a chip-card from your bank or a major credit card issuer before travelling.

Cancellation policy

All cancellations must be done by writing. Cancellation is not confirmed until you get an e-mail confirming your cancellation.
Please email info@komum.is to cancel or change your accommodation booking, at least 30 days prior to your arrival date to avoid additional fees.
If you need to cancel your accommodation booking with 30 days of your arrival date any cancellation fees will be subject to the hotel cancellation policy.

Neither the organizing committee nor KOMUM conferences can be held responsible for any financial loss resulting from exchange rate fluctuations.

Hotel Information

Here you find detailed information about the hotels. Note that all prices here include breakfast and all taxes.

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Grandi by Center Hotels (****)

Website: Grandi by Center Hotels

Google Maps: Seljavegur 2, 101 Reykjavík

Prices – breakfast included

At the centre of Reykjavik’s booming creative quarter, you’ll find the stylish, industrial Grandi hotel. More than just a great place to stay, the hotel is a quite lively gathering place for those in the know with a bar and a restaurant that are always full of life. We know how to do cosy as you can see while staying in our spacious rooms that offer classic comfort with modern frills.

The standard double/twin rooms are beautifully decorated rooms in the industrial style in line with the design of the hotel.  All the rooms have a shower and a double bed that can be set up as twin bed. The size of the rooms are at an average 18 m2. 

Center Hotels Plaza (***)

Website: Center Hotels Plaza

Google Maps: Aðalstræti 4, 101 Reykjavík

Prices – breakfast included

Located in the middle of downtown Reykjavik, Center Hotels Plaza overlooks the city’s oldest square, the central venue for cultural events and performances. Surrounded by shops, restaurants, and the harbour, when you stay at Plaza, the buzz of central Reykjavik is always on your doorstep.

With an average room size of 19.2 m2, the Standard Double rooms at Plaza are an excellent choice for those that prefer a comfortable place to stay at while enjoying Reykjavik and Iceland. These rooms are located from the 1st to 5th floor of Plaza hotel. Twin single beds can be combined to create a queen size double bed if preferred.
We are unable to add extra bed to this room type.

Hotel Cabin

Website: Hotel Cabin

Google Maps: Borgartún 32, 105 Reykjavík

Prices – breakfast included

Hotel Cabin is well located, just 700 meters from Laugardalslaug swimming pool and 1,5 km from the city centre. Our Standard twin rooms are very compact, about 10m2. They are equipped with basic amenities.

Please note that some standard rooms have curtained window facing the hallway.

Amenities include two single beds, 35-inch-flat-screen TV, telephone, clothes hanger, chair, free WiFi, private bathroom with a shower, hair- & body soap and towels. Cabin Hotel has a buffet restaurant and a lobby bar.

Hotel Leifur Eiríksson***

Website: Hotel Leifur Eiríksson

Google Maps: Skólavörðustígur 45, 101 Reykjavík

Prices – breakfast included

Situated opposite Hallgrímskirkja Church in Reykjavík centre, just 200 metres from Laugavegur shopping street.

All rooms have a private bathroom, free Wi-Fi access and satellite TV.
Upper floors are accessible by stairs only.

A buffet breakfast is served in the dining room.

Reykjavík Lights Hotel***

Website: Reykjavík Lights Hotel

Google Maps: Suðurlandsbraut 12, 108 Reykjavík

Prices – breakfast included

Reykjavík Lights is located on the edge of the vibrant city center that offers a variety of shops, restaurants, museums, and cultural activities as well as an exciting nightlife. The hotel faces Laugardalur valley, a centre for sports and recreations.

Reykjavik Lights is perfect for families, small groups and sport teams attending events in the Laugardalur valley or those who want to stay centrally in the city.

The rooms are beautifully decorated in Scandinavian style with a reference to the ancient Icelandic calendar and equipped with modern amenities.

Fosshotel Lind***

Website: Fosshotel Lind

Google Maps: Rauðarárstígur 18, 105 Reykjavík

Prices – breakfast included

Fosshotel Lind, centrally located in Reykjavík, only a minute walk from Laugavegur, the city’s main shopping area.

Numerous restaurants, cafés, shops, museums, and art galleries can be found just around the corner from Fosshotel Lind, as well as one of Reykjavík’s largest city parks. The hotel features 78 rooms in the quiet neighbourhood of Rauðarárstígur, right in the heart of Reykjavik’s downtown area and just 300 metres from Sundhöllin swimming pool.

Standard Double / Twin room includes: Satellite TV, safety box, bathroom, telephone, coffee and tea maker and free Wi-Fi.

Fosshotel Baron***

Website: Fosshotel Baron

Google Maps: Barónsstígur 2 – 4, 101 Reykjavík

Prices – breakfast included

Fosshotel Baron is located within a few minutes’ walk from Laugavegur, the main shopping street and the waterfront promenade. Plenty of great cafés and restaurants are in short distance from the hotel.

All rooms have private bathrooms.

The standard rooms are located on the 2nd – 5th floor. All rooms are equipped with satellite TV, safety box, telephone, hair dryer, coffee and tea maker and free WiFi.