Black Pearl Finest Apartment Hotel

Tryggvagata 18A 102
101 Reykjavik – Iceland
Tel: 00354 527 9600

Opening hours reception

07:00 – 24:00 hrs.

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Location of Harbour Area

Located in downtown Reykjavík and having the beautiful surroundings of the Old Harbour, The Black Pearl is in a privileged location when it comes to all the main highlights of the city. The Old Reykjavík Harbour is just 3 minutes away. There, you can find Whale Watching companies that operate throughout the year. Nearby you can lose yourself in the most iconic sightseeing places such as Hallgrimskirkja Church, Harpa Concert Hall, the Pond and the Sun Voyager monument. Museums like Aurora Reykjavík, Whales of Iceland and the National Gallery of Iceland are all walking distance from the Black Pearl, together with the Laugavegur street, Reykjavík’s main shopping street.

A great variety of dining options, from seafood to the traditional Icelandic Lamb, can be found in this area, as well as a vibrant and diverse nightlife.”

Black Pearl Apartments Reykjavik

The most frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Black Pearl
Early check-in, late check-out, parking lot, possibility to store luggage, in-suite massage and housekeeping. Read more...

Early check-in
Our standard check-in time is 3:00 p.m. If the room is available earlier we will be able to proceed with an early check-in. The only way to secure an early check-in is to book another night prior to arrival. Our reception is open from 7:00 a.m. until midnight (00:00). Please inform us if you are arriving earlier then 7:00 a.m., so we can be at your service.

Late Check-out
It is possible to prologue your stay in case we do not need the room urgently. Our check-out time is 11:00 a.m. Late check out should be requested at the reception at least 1 day before. If you are staying longer then until 1:00 p.m. you will be charged an additional fee of 150,- EUR.

Parking lot
Private car parking facilities are available in our indoor garage, but spaces are limited and subject to availability. Cost is 3.000,– ISK per day.

Possibility to store luggage
We can store your luggage after your check-out until the time you are leaving for the airport.

In-suite massage
Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, we do not provide an in-suite massage. But we can recommend some massage services downtown.

Housekeeping (stay overs, arranging the time)
Our housekeeping service contains every day room cleaning between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Food at the Black Pearl: breakfast and mini bar. Lunch and dinner recommendations and walking distance from the Black Pearl. Recommendations for early breakfast places before check- in time (early arrivals) and requests to book a table. Read more...

Food at the Black Pearl: breakfast and mini bar
We offer a continental breakfast which is served in your room. The cost of breakfast is 28,– EUR for an adult and 14,– EUR for a child (under 12 age).
Lunch and dinner recommendations – walking distance from the Black Pearl
Black Pearl is situated is central zone of Reykjavik. Nearby you will find among others:
You can also find recommendations on Trip Advisor
Recommendations for early breakfast places before check- in time (early arrivals) opens at 9:00 am opens at 7:30 am opens at 9:00 am opens at 11:00 am opens at 8 am on weekdays and 10:00 am on weekends
Requests to book a table
We will happy to assist with booking a table for our guests.

Northern Lights, whale watching, volcano. Recommendations for trips/tours/activities /indoor activities and Museums around. Weather, road conditions, airport transfer, bus stops and booking a taxi. Read more...

Before you are going to plan any trips, please be noticed that the weather in Iceland can be unpredictable and is changing very quickly. That is why we recommend you to check all the time the Icelandic Met Office website. If you are going to travel by car, please check as well (, and check please:

Northern Lights, when/where (winter season)
You can see northern lights when the solar wind passes through the magnetic field of Earth. You can check aurora forecast here. Please, bear in mind that auroras are only visible when it is dark and in areas without clouds. It is never dark in the summer, therefore best months for aurora hunters are from September to March.

Whale watching (summer/autumn)
You can go to a whale watching tour all year round in Iceland, however in winter some trips may be cancelled because of the weather conditions.

Volcano: is it still active? How far away is it from Reykjavík? How to get there by car? Help with arranging helicopter tours to see it.
Before going to the volcano, please check:
– volcano activity through a webcam.
– information about driving, parking and hiking to the volcano on this website.
– weather conditions and gas pollution before planning a trip to Fagradalsfjall.

Recommendations for trips/tours/activities/indoor activities (especially with bad weather conditions or when it’s dark)
Our concierge will be happy to assist you with choosing a tour for you. You can also choose an activity through our tour desk

Recommendations for museums around
At the lobby you can get Reykjavik city map with museums and other attractions. Here you will find best museums in Reykjavik.

Weather forecast
You can find information about weather in Iceland on the website of Iceland’s Met Office.

Road conditions
Some roads are closed in winter. We strongly recommend to check your itinerary with Icelandic Road and Coastal Administration’s website.

Airport transfer
We can organize private transport from and to the airport. It is also possible to book a bus through Tourdesk.

Where are bus stops number 1, 3, 4
You can find information about nearest bus stops here.

Booking a taxi

Quarantine measurements, testing before departure, cleaning protocol during covid at the hotel and to get a mask at the reception. Read more...

Quarantine measurements (food and alcohol delivery?)
Being in quarantine you can order food (with delivery) through Hemkaup. There is no shop with alcohol delivery in Iceland, but you can order some alcohol from our minbar and we will bring it up to your room.

Testing before departure
Where? How to book it? Is it possible to order someone to come in and do it at the Black Pearl? How quick do I get the result from the test? What kind of test do I need? All information regarding restrictions, tests and obligations you will find here.

Cleaning protocol during covid at the hotel?
Housekeeping is not allowed to clean the rooms when the guests is in quarantine. But breakfast/towels/food can be delivered to the room.

Is it possible to get a mask at the reception?
You can get a mask at the nearby farmacy, for example:           
> Lyfja Hafnarstræti, address: Hafnarstræti 19, 101 Reykjavík
> Lyf og Heilsa, address: Fiskislóð 1, 107, 101 Reykjavík
> Lyfja Granda, address: Fiskislóð 3, 101 Reykjavík (24H).