We were guests at the Centrum for five nights in June. Although the rooms are a bit on the small side and lack any flat surfaces suitable for placing luggage, the beds are comfortable, and the bathroom well stocked with toiletries. Housekeeping staff kept our room immaculate. The only complaints we have is that the room got very warm and the window opened only a little bit. A fan would have been helpful. Also, we were unable to make calls from our room using a calling card. Instead we walked to a hostel a few blocks away to make our calls. The breakfast buffet doesn't begin until 7 am. The selection of food wasgood, but I would have liked a bit more fresh fruit and hotter water for tea! The bacon was always crispy and the dining room staff very cheerful. Since the dining room is a bit small, if you have places to go in the morning, get there a bit before 7:00! Because the two small chairs in our room were occupied with our bags we often sat in the comfortable lounge area on the second floor to read. Two computers were available on the first floor for checking email and printing boarding passes. The front desk staff was pleasant, but not everyone was able to answer our questions. A tourist information center is just doors away, as is a small market. The harbour area, banks, movies, grocery stores, museums, and a wide variety of excellent restaurants are all nearby. This really is a great location for exploring the city!!!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Reykjavik Centrum is a new first class hotel in the heart of the city, opened on April 1st 2005. It is located on one of Reykjavik’s oldest streets, Adalstraeti, in a newly renovated building, the oldest part of which was built in 1764. On each side of it, new buildings have been constructed in the likeness of their historic predecessors. The hotel spreads over all three buildings, and is designed in the style found in Reykjavík around 1900. During its construction, the remains of a Viking longhouse from the Settlement Period were found. Among the finds excavated at the site were Iceland’s oldest human remains, dating from approximately 870 AD.The hotel has 89 rooms, each fitted with modern amenities, such as satellite TV, telephone, Internet access, mini-bar, radio, iron and board, hair dryer, safe and tea & coffee set. All rooms have en-suite bathroom with either a shower or a bath. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Reykjavik Centrum Hotel
- Reykjavik Centrum Reykjavík