We stayed for a long weekend in February, hoping to see the Northern Lights which unfortunately we didn't manage to catch. The hotel is in an excellent location in the heart of Reykjavik, which is a relatively small city in comparison to UK cities. There are plenty of bars and restaurants nearby and the main shopping street and major sites are a pleasant stroll away.
The hotel itself is great! Spotlessly clean and superbly run. The staff are friendly and helpful and will book trips for you and point out places to visit.
The rooms are lovely; we were not expecting anything so luxurious for the price we paid. Again they are immaculate, clean and tidy. Good range of toiletries and a superb power shower. British channels on TV are a little plus when you come back to your room to unwind. Yes the hot water smells of sulphur but this is the case all over and you get used to it quickly.
The micro bar down stairs is a must, I'm not a beer drinker but enjoyed trying some of the locally brewed ales.
Yes you can hear partygoers of a weekend but then isn't this the case in most city centre hotels?
A very good hotel in a great location!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- City Center Hotel is a new hotel located in the heart of Reykjavik, Iceland's capital. Standing 6 floors on one of the oldest streets in Reykjavik, Austurstraeti. City Center Hotel is a 3 star accommodation with individuality, location and personal service for all its guests to enjoy Reykjavik and Iceland. City Center Hotel has 30 rooms, with modern and classic amenities such as: free high speed wireless internet access, hair dryer, slippers, bathrobe, mini-bar, telephone, LCD TV with satellite and Pay-TV, radio, alarm clock, coffee & tea maker. All rooms have bathrooms with a shower or a bathtub. The hotel has handicapped facilities. Some rooms have great views over parliament square and some have balconies. City Center Hotel offers service to its guests like a small gym, lobby bar and a shop with Icelandic design and music. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- City Hotel