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Travel Picks: Hot stuff-Stylish hotels at volcanic destinations

05-24-2010 14:19 BJT

SINGAPORE - Iceland's volcano may be wreaking havoc on the travel industry, but not all mountains with a rumble are bad, with boutique hotel specialists Mr. and Mrs. Smith (www.mrandmrssmith.com) coming up with a list of stylish hotels in volcanic destinations.

1. 101 Hotel, Reykjavik, Iceland

They don't call it the Land of Fire and Ice for nothing, but if it's cool you're after, make a date with the 101 Hotel in Iceland's happening harbor-side capital, more than 100 km from headline grabbing volcano Eyjafjallajokull.

101 hotel is a boutique hotel, situated in the heart of Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland. It is a member of Design Hotels.
101 hotel is a boutique hotel, situated in the heart of Reykjavik,
the capital of Iceland. It is a member of Design Hotels.

Behind the classical facade you'll find a vision of metropolitan monochrome, with sleek bedrooms and freestanding baths. Dine on Mod Icelandic cuisine at the restaurant or consider the local art at the 101 Gallery. Then warm up in the basement sauna.


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