Gudjon Samuelsson, former State Architect of Iceland, designed the building in 1917. Gudjon built some of Iceland´s most renowned buildings such as the National theater building, Hotel Borg, Akureyrarkirkja church and Hallgrimskirkja church.
Apotek Hotel is conveniently located in the city central within walking distance of variety of shops, galleries and restaurants. Apotek Hotel has 45 rooms, single rooms, double standard, superior, deluxe. Jr. suites and a tower suite.