Northern Lights in Iceland

Radisson Blu Saga Hotel, Reykjavik

Nearby Attractions


Whether you’re in time for the long days of the midnight sun or here to witness the northern lights, many sightseeing opportunities abound near our hotel in Reykjavik, Iceland. The hotel is conveniently located in the west end district of Reykjavík and puts the city at your fingertips. Radisson Blu Saga Hotel is next to the University of Iceland and across the street from the popular National Museum. The neighborhood is rich of attractions and easy to explore by foot as well as the historic city center in 10 minutes walking distance from the hotel. 


The famous library collects all printed works published in Iceland, by Icelanders and about Iceland. The library is a popular meeting point for university students. The museum offers a variety of fascinating exhibitions and guided tours in English  The University cinema has a rich history and a great soul. The guests experience the unique atmosphere and enjoy the watching good Icelandic films, artistic quality films or large popular movies as soon as they’re released.  The university is Iceland’s oldest and largest institution of higher education.  The Nordic house’s goal is to foster and support cultural connections between Iceland and the other Nordic countries. It organizes a diverse program of interesting cultural events and exhibitions.  The National Gallery of Iceland is a national museum and the main emphasis of the collection is on 19th and 20th century Icelandic art, but international art is featured as well.
  • Ice Cream Shop Vesturbær - 1 km
The local ice cream shop in the west end district is something nobody should leave out during their Reykjavík holiday.   The swimming pool in the west end district is definitely one of the most popular attractions in the neighborhood. Offering a pool, steam bath, sauna, hot tubs and jacuzzis.  The museum offers international exhibitions of modern and contemporary art by respected artists. Many cultural activities take place in the museum every year.
  • Seashore access – 800 m
 The beautiful seashore of Ægissíða is only five minutes walk from the hotel, offering the best romantic walk in Reykjavík to the lighthouse in Grótta.
  • Historic city center – 1 km
The historical city center is only ten minutes walking distance from the hotel and has numerous museums, galleries and restaurants. There you’ll find the bars, pubs and the legendary nightlife of Reykjavík.