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4 of 5 bubbles Review of City Center Hotel

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City Center Hotel
Ranked #27 of 52 Hotels in Reykjavik
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Great hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2014

Was concerned when I booked this because it seemed very expensive for a hotel describing itself as a two-star. Suffice to say, this isn't a two-star hotel.

Great location, central to everything that you need. Rooms are very good with little noise from the street. And the wifi is blisteringly fast.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2014

I have just come back from a 4 night stay at this hotel and I can honestly recommend it 100% - the location is perfect, staff are friendly and the standard of the single room that I stayed in was the best I have ever stayed in. Yes, there is a little noise around midnight but when I say "little" that's what I mean - Reykjavik is very quaint but it is still in the 1950s (Thank Goodness) when it comes to nightlife!
Iceland is magic, a unique place - go now, as there are worrying reports of a massive increase in Tourism over the next 5 years.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled solo
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014

This hotel is located in the center city, right by good food and drinks. The domestic airport is very close and has rental cars. The hotel staff is great and rooms are good. The wifi is free and has a great connection in the rooms.

Room Tip: All rooms are good. The hotel has an elevator.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Somerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2014

My review is a little overdue (one year late, sorry) But my opinion has only improved with age! I stayed with City Center last year while on a U.S. rugby tour. My partner's team came to Reykjavik to play the Icelandic rugby team. What a trip! I have nothing but fond memories of Iceland and can't wait to go back.

I also have nothing but good things to say about City Center. Not only is it in a perfect location, you're in the heart of everything, but it's a modern, cool hotel. You'll really enjoy the rooms. The staff treated us like family. You can imagine that hosting a 30 member rugby team can be a little challenging. Not only did they host us with ease but they made us feel like great friends.

You can't go wrong staying at City Center! It will make for an amazing Iceland experience!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2014

This hotel is as downtown as you can be.
It is very close to the bus stop when you need to drag you luggages to catch the bus to the airport, you need a hotel like this.

The hotel is cozy, clean and friendly.
The room is quite big and we had a room with a balcony (fifth floor) where you could take a look at the kebab place and bars on street level.
We appreciate that the hotel put some efforts to reduce the street noise by having a nicely isolated window panels.

The skyline view was great to catch an early morning sunrise (2:30 am).

Room Tip: Room with a balcony on the fifth floor
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed there for 2 nights as a group of 6. We had rooms on the 4th and 5th floors and the one on the 5th had an outside balcony! Ours just had a juliet balcony with not much of a view. Still, you're not on holiday to look out of a hotel window! The location of the hotel was superb. 150 metres from the airport bus stop and handy for all the sights etc within Reykjavik, restaurants pubs etc. Rooms were clean and comfortable and reasonably sized. Breakfast was very good with a good choice of hot and cold foods. Would have no reservations about staying there again

Room Tip: Higher floors at the front
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with friends
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Bergen, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2014

Situated very centrally the location is excellent! The room was clean and nicely furnished with very comfortable beds. My room (503) had also a balcony with a fantastic view (see attached photo). Staff was extremely helpful.

Good choice of buffet food available for breakfast.

Highly recommended!

Regards
Svein-Magne Tunli from Bergen, Norway.

Room Tip: The 5th and 6th floors will have the best views.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
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Additional Information about City Center Hotel

Property: City Center Hotel
Address: Austurstraeti 6, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Reykjavik
#5 Green Hotel in Reykjavik
#9 Family Hotel in Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — City Center Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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 seafood restaurant "Wine and Shell" specialises in Icelandic mussels and seafood. ... more   less 
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