Icelandair Hotels is a leading chain of quality hotels in Iceland. Whether you want to enjoy the natural beauty of historical sites, take part in outdoor activities or experience the cultural life of the south, north, east and west of Iceland, we always offer first-class facilities and excellent service. We also operate Hilton Reykjavik Nordica, the seasonal hotel chain Hotel Edda and Canopy Reykjavik|City Centre.

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Welcome to Icelandair Hotels, Iceland's premier hotel chain, and the trusted source for comfortable, affordable accommodations for visitors and locals alike since 1966. Choose from 8 hotels throughout Iceland, including two hotel locations in Reykjavik - each with its authentic-Icelandic character, drawing inspiration from the unique local settings of this beautiful island-nation.

We at Icelandair Hotels are keen to help make your dream holiday come true. Our eight hotels are the ideal gateway to the unique experience that is Iceland, whether in the buzzing city of Reykjavik or the magnificent countryside. Each of our eight hotels is perfectly situated, and all have something unique to offer. We strive to ensure that your accommodation in Iceland is of the highest quality and place great emphasis on superior service, comfortable surroundings, fresh, locally sourced food, and attention to detail that will make your visit unforgettable.
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National Gallery of Iceland

Icelandair Hotels Group and the National Gallery of Iceland work together to promote Icelandic art and culture.

The cooperation supports the great work of the National Gallery; exhibitions, publications and educational activities and aims to promote Icelandic visual art and the museum‘s work to guests of Icelandair Hotels.

The National Gallery of Iceland keeps Iceland‘s main collection of visual arts, or around 12,000 pieces of all shapes and sizes. The National Gallery of Iceland was established in 1884 in Copenhagen, Denmark, which at that time was still the Capital of Iceland, and as such is among the oldest cultural establishments of the nation. The museum is also the nation‘s head museum, supposed to lead the development and future direction of Icelandic art museums. The main tasks of the National Gallery of Iceland is collecting, archiving and exhibiting works of art as well as disseminate knowledge and education of the collected art, its authors and position among other artworks, ancient and recent, Icelandic and international. Among recent notable shows at the National Gallery are exhibitions of Olafur Eliasson, Edvard Munch, Louise Bourgeois, Cindy Sherman, Dieter Roth, Svavar Guðnason, Sigurjón Ólafsson, American Contemporary Art and European Modern and Contemporary Art from the Impressionists to Gerhard Richter.

The collection of the National Gallery of Iceland contains over eleven thousand works of all sizes and types, paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photografic art, installations, videos, multimedia, book art and text works. During the first couple of decades no Icelandic works existed in the collection of the National Gallery and its first Icelandic painting entered only 27 years after its founding. Now about 90 percent of its possessions are works by Icelandic artists, still foreign artist are more numerous in its collection. Of artists in the collection of the

National Gallery of Iceland there are outstanding arists of the Italian 16th century Renaissance, Flemish and Italian painters from the 17th century and neoclassical masters from the 18th and 19th century. The main wealth of the collection of the National Gallery are nevertheless works from the 20th and 21st century. It possesses numerous works of that kind by both Icelandic and foreign artists. Among the museums pertaining to the National Gallery are also the Ásgrímur Jónsson Art Museum at Bergstaðastræti 74 and the Sculpture Museum of Sigurjón Ólafsson by the shore of Laugarnes. The last addition to the National Gallery of Iceland is the Vasulka Chamber, named after the noted pioneers of Video Art and video technology, Steina and Woody Vasulka, who are both Icelandic but living in the United States since 1965, where they founded The Kitchen, in New York 1971, the world‘s leading multimedia theatre. In addition to their works, the Vasulka Chamber will in the future preserve Icelandic multimeda art