Hilton Reykjavik Nordica {ISL}

Old Jun 1, 07, 2:59 am
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05/30/2007 - 'Nordica Hotel in Reykjavík will become part of the Hilton hotel chain after a few weeks and renamed “Hilton Reykjavík Nordica,” according to an agreement signed in Düsseldorf, Germany, yesterday.'

http://www.icelandreview.com/iceland..._0_a_id=282921
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Old Jun 1, 07, 5:23 am
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EXCELLENT news, raunow. TY for the heads-up ^
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Old Jun 1, 07, 9:32 am
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Thanks for the notice!! ^ ^
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Start saving now if you want to go... one of the most expensive places to hang out there is. I had friends from London who left early because cost of everything was onerous.. even by London standards.
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Old Jun 2, 07, 6:16 am
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Originally Posted by xooz View Post
Start saving now if you want to go... one of the most expensive places to hang out there is. I had friends from London who left early because cost of everything was onerous.. even by London standards.
Unless, of course, you have an Icelandic connection who can show you how to get around on the string!
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Old Jun 2, 07, 9:07 am
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Well it would have been full 2-3 years ago when a gazillion FTers descended upon Iceland due to the fare boo-boo!

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Old Jun 2, 07, 9:51 am
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An obvious question is which category is it at?
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Is this the property I've known as the Icelandair Hotel Nordica?
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Old Jun 4, 07, 3:50 am
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Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post
Is this the property I've known as the Icelandair Hotel Nordica?
It would seem so.

The agreement between the current owner of Nordica Hotel, Icelandair Hotels, and Hilton Hotels Corporation, includes an ownership exchange, but Icelandair Hotels will continue to operate Nordica Hotel, Fréttabladid reports.
Reviews on Tripadvisor:
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Rev...Reykjavik.html

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This was formerly the Hotel Esja. I stayed there on my first trip to Iceland. It was quite nice.
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Old Jun 4, 07, 11:30 am
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I went to Reykjavik last winter for an attempt at the Northern Lights (unfortunately raining and overcast) and was disappointed at the lack of Hilton properties--I expected to find a Scandic, if only to be comrades with their Nordic peers.

Now that Scandic is breaking off, perhaps this is a sign of a resurgent Hilton in the Nordics. if anything, I look forward to booking at the new location.

Timothy

And I've LIVED in London.. Reykjavik is expensive, agreed, but they didn't charged me £30 for a light Thai dinner in Iceland. If anything, I'm hoping the expense of the city will chase off the British Stag/Hen crowds.
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Old Jun 6, 07, 6:17 pm
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Excellent news! Anyone know when the ownership change will go into effect (and of course what category will it be)?

Now if only Starwood would finally get a property in Iceland as well....
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Old Dec 19, 07, 3:39 am
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There it is: Hilton Reykjavik Nordica

Don't know, when it opened, but I did not see it mentioned here.

With code P63BAB you will get a night incl. Breakfast and double HHonors Base Points from 16.400,00 ISK (ca. 185,- € / 260,- $).

Greetings,

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Old Feb 29, 08, 2:27 pm
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Bought a ticket. And made a res for the Hilton. Any news?

Icelandair is having a promo rate so BOS to KEF and back less than $500. Seemed good to me. So a buddy and I will head over. Hotel rate not that bad. Any comments? Everything appreciated.
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