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BY USING THE PROMO CODE "BESQUARE"

VALID THROUGH JUNE 2019.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL BOOKINGS MADE USING THIS PROMO CODE ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND WILL BE CHARGED UPON BOOKING.

The Hostel

Located on the 3rd and 4th floors, the hostel rooms offer an upscale dormitory style accommodation. The beds are custom made to be absolutely noise free and feature the colors of Reykjavík with their colorful corrugated iron underside. The spacious rooms offer ample space with seating areas.

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The Bar & Restaurant

The ground floor features a craft beer and cocktail bar with an extensive selection of only the best beers from around the world and cocktails from our award winning mixologist.

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Klaus Ortlieb

Boutique Hotelier

Mr Ortlieb is a leading and innovative boutique hotelier with of over 35 years’ experience. His career started with working in Europe in various countries and hotels among them Claridges in london. After 5 years he moved to the US and had considerable success in the US.


He inspired and opened the legendary Mercer Hotel, Soho, New York, revamped Chateau Marmont, started the Standard Hotel group and for Morgans Hotel group oversaw all aspect of the operation and development of seven hotels, including Royalton, Morgans, Paramount and the Hudson Hotel. Then, through Bodman Hospitality Group, he conceptionlized, developed, designed and managed a number of hotels in the US, including Hotel on Rivington, The Gotham Hotel, Highline Hotel, a luxury club in Amaganset, The Brazilian Court in Palm Beach, The Modern Hotel in New Orleans and the Cooper Square Hotel.


All his hotels have won numerous awards from various organizations and are and remain well-known in the film, music, fashion and advertising industries. Hlemmur Square is the latest addition with its unique concept and has been recognized internatioally in press and has received accalates from all the OTB´s and local publications.