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Thu, 28 October 2021

The Reykjavik Edition to Open 9 November

(28 Oct 2021) Marriott is set to expand its portfolio of Edition hotels to Icelands capital city, Reykjavik.

Scheduled to soft open on 9 November, The Reykjavik Edition is located on the harborside, adjacent to Harpa - the landmark concert hall and conference center, and just minutes from Laugavegur - the main shopping street in downtown Reykjavik.

Each of the hotels 253 guestrooms and suites have beds facing floor-to-ceiling windows that frame various views of the surrounding neighborhood, while some even feature an outdoor terrace. The monochrome bathrooms, with custom handmade white ceramic tiles made in Italy, are furnished with a white marble vanity, matte black accessories, and fittings alongside custom Le Labo toiletries of Editions exclusive scent.

Tides, the signature restaurant at the Reykjavik Edition. Click to enlarge.

Facilities at the hotel include a lobby lounge with a central open-flame fireplace, a variety of flexible event and meeting spaces, an impressive line-up of bars, restaurants and even a nightclub.

In addition to a gym, the Reykjavik Edition will also feature a rather unique spa. Not only will there be three treatment rooms, a geothermal water splash pool, a hammam, steam room, sauna, and a plunge pool with hydrotherapy, but there will also be a central lounge with a spa bar, which by day will serve a healthy menu of post-workout Viking shakes, Champagnes and, moss vodka infusions alongside snacks like volcano bread with black lava salt.

A spa and wellness facility with a bar is something we havent really seen before, said Ian Schrager, the visionary pioneer of the boutique hotel concept, Public and Edition creator. But going down there and socializing and drinking and then getting into the thermal waters is, again, a response to being in Iceland. And combining this in a tasteful and elegant way underpins what the Edition brand is about.

The Reykjavik Edition has been designed in partnership with local architecture firm, T.ark and New York-based studio, Roman and Williams with guidance of ISC (Ian Schrager Company) design.

In Iceland, youre getting to see things you wont see anywhere else, Schrager added. More so than any other place in the world, its a real opportunity to get in touch with earth and nature and were proud to further expand the Edition brand in an incredible place with an incredibly exciting hotel that gives you a true sense of place.

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