Keahotels take over the management of Sandhotel

Sandhotel by KeahotelsKeahotels ehf. and the owners of Sandhotel have signed an agreement regarding the leasing of Sandhotel's management to Keahotels, effective from August 1st 2018.

Sandhotel is a high class four star hotel that is located at Laugavegur shopping street in central Reykjavik. The hotel opened in June 2017 offering 67 rooms. In 2019, with the final part of the hotel finished, the rooms will be 77.

The hotel is exceptionally elegant and much work has gone in to honouring the oldest buildings belonging to the hotel. At the ground floor Sandholt Bakery and the gentlemen´s store of Guðsteinn Eyjólfsson face Laugavegur shopping street and in the back is the house where the Nobel writer Halldór Laxness was born. Various works of arts by contemporary artists adorn the rooms and common areas of the hotel, along with art pieces located in the backyard which is open for the public. 

Keahotels ehf. is one of the largest hotel chains in Iceland. Sandhotel becomes the tenth hotel managed by the company, the other hotels count six in Reykjavik, two in Akureyri and one by lake Myvatn.

CEO of Keahotels, Páll L. Sigurjónsson, says that Sandhotel is a great fit for Keahotels. „The hotel already has a great reputation for outstanding facilities and services which we aim to keep. Sandhotel will be our fourth four star hotel, nest to Hotel Borg and Apotek Hotel, along with Exeter Hotel opening in July. All four hotels share the common fact of being hosted in historic buildings that make their mark on the city and are known and loved by the locals.“

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