Wheelchair friendly hotel in Reykjavik accommodates world record breakers

Grand Hotel ReykjavikThe Grand Hotel Reykjavik provided their winning services for world record-breaking paralympic athletes during the 2009 IPC Swimming European Championships, held between 18th-24th October.

The Grand Hotel Reykjavik accommodated this years record-breaking paralympic athletes during the 2009 IPC Swimming European Championships. Throughout the seven day event, a combined 73 European records and a staggering 24 world records were shattered.

From the hotels opening in 1995, Sjalfsbjorg, the national federation for physically disabled people in Iceland, presented the Grand Hotel Reykjavik with it’s own gold medal for its exceptional wheelchair facilities and accommodation.

Each one of fifteen superb wheelchair friendly rooms provides each guest with the treatment and grandeur of a champion. Every unique room is designed barrier-free, spanning up to 30 M2, and a bathroom 4.42 M2, for the freedom of the visitor. Positioned between the 2nd and 13th floors, a metre wide elevator allows the guest unrestricted access around the hotel.

The Grand Hotel Reykjavik offers a range of leisure amenities including the excellent Brasserie Grand, a first-class a la Carte restaurant situated within the hotel. World-class chefs provide a delectable varied menu, offering international cuisine as well as seafood and other traditional Icelandic dishes.

Grand Hotel Reykjavik is just one of three places to stay by Reykjavik Hotels.

Pictures and floors plans of the wheelchair accessible rooms can be viewed here. Any other information on the facilities at the Grand Hotel Reykjavik can be found out their website www.grand.is

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