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Laugavegur 66-68, Reykjavik 101 Iceland
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#2 of 56 hotels in Reykjavik
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See why so many travelers make Alda Hotel Reykjavik their hotel of choice when visiting Reykjavik. Providing an ideal mix of value, comfort and convenience, it offers a family-friendly setting with an array of amenities designed for travelers like you.

Free wifi is offered to guests, and rooms at Alda Hotel Reykjavik offer a flat screen TV.

During your stay, take advantage of some of the amenities offered, including a 24 hour front desk, baggage storage, and currency exchange. Guests of Alda Hotel Reykjavik are also welcome to enjoy a hot tub and breakfast, located on site.

Given the close proximity of popular landmarks, such as Laugavegur (0.2 mi) and Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre (0.6 mi), guests of Alda Hotel Reykjavik can easily experience some of Reykjavik's most well known attractions.

While in Reykjavik be sure to experience local oyster favorites at Fiskmarkadurinn - The Fish Market, Snaps Bistro Bar, or Harry's Reykjavik.

Best of all, Alda Hotel Reykjavik makes it easy to experience many great Reykjavik attractions like Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar), Reykjavík Art Museum Ásmundarsafn, and Culture House, which are some popular art museums.

We’re sure you’ll enjoy your stay at Alda Hotel Reykjavik as you experience all of the things Reykjavik has to offer.

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Property amenities
Paid public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot tub
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Taxi service
Fax / photocopying
Baggage storage
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary instant cofffee
Snack bar
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
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Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, German, Icelandic
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ron hawkins wrote a review Aug 8
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Great hotel, right in the heart of the predominantly pedestrian district of the Laugavergur. Pretty much all the neat stuff in the city is in walking distance. The cathedral, the penis museum, great restaurants, clubs, and especially the Sandholt bakery and cafe. Rooms are small if you’re in a single, which is typical for European hotels. But you’re not in town for the hotel bedroom. The breakfast buffet is good, covering both European and North American breakfast styles. Restaurant, which also caters to walk up clients in addition to hotel guests, is also quite good. Staff is great and also multinational. If I go back to Iceland, I would stay there in a heartbeat.
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Date of stay: November 2019
Chris wrote a review Jul 2020
South Queensferry, United Kingdom71 contributions5 helpful votes
Had a really enjoyable stay at the Alda Hotel back in March. This was just a few weeks before the world came to a halt with the COVID-19 Pandemic. The hotel itself is in a fantastic location, in the heart of Reykjavík. The city centre is compact, but the location of the hotel makes it so easy to walk everywhere (including in very cold temperatures). You have a number of restaurants very close to the hotel, the Hallgrimskirkja church is 5 mins walk away. You were moments away from a number of the bus stops for excursions - 10 and 13, I believe. This is handy for Northern Lights Tour, Golden Circle, Blue Lagoon etc. I had a single room as travelling solo. It had a distinctly modern, Nordic feel to it - which was very nice. It was compact and had a small balcony area. It was nice and cosy - which was needed for the cold March weather! Iceland has been one step ahead of the world in its handling of COVID and the hotel had a contactless hand sanitiser station at reception. This was well before many other countries adopted such measures, which is now commonplace in July as I type this review. The hotel was exceptionally good value for money. I would definitely recommend staying here for a stay in Reykjavik.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
Peggy05 wrote a review Apr 2020
Birmingham, United Kingdom228 contributions58 helpful votes
We stayed here for 4 nights as part of our honeymoon. The hotel was much better than I thought it would be. Nice location within walking distance of many shops bars and restaurants. The check in and check out was nice. Great bathroom and nice shower. Good selection of tv channels. The gym and outdoor hot tub was a very pleasant surprise.
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
cookington wrote a review Apr 2020
Plymouth, United Kingdom185 contributions87 helpful votes
We stayed at the Alda Hotel for the first night of our travels around Iceland and we would highly recommend. We stayed in a sea view room with a balcony so had a lovely view across the centre of Reykjavik and to the mountains across the water. There had been heavy snowfall before we arrived so the balcony served as an excellent 'cool box' for the beers my husband purchased in the airport! The room was lovely - plenty of space and well appointed. We made use of the hot tub in the evening, which was lovely after exploring in the cold for most of the afternoon. The breakfast buffet was fantastic with plenty of options (including MYO waffles!) Although we didn't need it, the hotel also very helpfully provided a mobile phone to use during our stay so that we didn't incur charges on our own. Highly recommended and we wouldn't hesitate in booking the Alda Hotel again.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Chris W wrote a review Mar 2020
Franklin, Massachusetts128 contributions13 helpful votes
We used the Hotel Alda at the start and finish of our Iceland tour. The staff was great and very helpful. THe rooms were comfortble and well appointed. We enjoyed the included breakfast each morning with a great selelction of local and traditional foods. The hotel is situated right on teh main shopping street and is an easy walk to anything you woould care to see or do while in town. We would most certainly stay here again!
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Date of stay: February 2020
Response from Alda Hotel, Guest Services / Front Office at Alda Hotel Reykjavik
Responded Apr 2, 2020
Dear cawilly, We very much appreciate your comments regarding your stay at Alda Hotel and the time you took to share them with us! We are happy to hear you made full use of all the amenities at the hotel and your trip was unforgettable. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your and we hope to see you again in the future. If you choose to return to Iceland please contact us directly for the best available rates.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alda Hotel Reykjavik
Which popular attractions are close to Alda Hotel Reykjavik?
Nearby attractions include Hallgrimskirkja (0.2 miles), Tales from Iceland (0.2 miles), and Ring Road (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Alda Hotel Reykjavik?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and a fitness center.
What food & drink options are available at Alda Hotel Reykjavik?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, breakfast, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Alda Hotel Reykjavik?
Yes, paid public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Alda Hotel Reykjavik?
Conveniently located restaurants include Braud & Co, Reykjavík Kitchen, and Old Iceland Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Alda Hotel Reykjavik?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center and a sauna during their stay.
Is Alda Hotel Reykjavik located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Reykjavik.
Are any cleaning services offered at Alda Hotel Reykjavik?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Alda Hotel Reykjavik?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, and Icelandic.
Are there any historical sites close to Alda Hotel Reykjavik?
Many travelers enjoy visiting The Settlement Exhibition (0.7 miles), Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar) (0.3 miles), and Videy Island (2.4 miles).
Is Alda Hotel Reykjavik accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.