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Centerhotel Skjaldbreid - Reykjavik

Laugavegur 16, Reykjavik, Iceland, 101  show map
 4 stars
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Centerhotel Skjaldbreid - Reykjavik

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Laundry

Overview

Centerhotel Skjaldbreid is a 4-star hotel located in the middle of Reykjavik. An example of traditional architecture, this hotel was opened in 1922 and was fully restored in 2005.

The property lies within 450 meters from Hallgrimskirkja. A 30-minute walk to the center of Reykjavik.

The hotel is situated near a museum, a church and a theater.

Centerhotel Skjaldbreid can be reached in a 10-minute drive from Keflavik airport.

Rooms

Guests are offered 33 non-smoking hotel rooms equipped with complimentary Wi-Fi, heating, TV, a mini-refrigerator and coffee/tea makers. The rooms also feature carpet floor and wooden furnishing.

Eat & Drink

A variety of dishes are served in Eldur and Is and Sjavargrillid, which are 5 minutes’ walk away.

Services

The conveniences such as a baggage storage, a car park and a vending machine are offered on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   33.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Vending machines
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Wake up service

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cots

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Laugavegur 16, Reykjavik, Iceland, 101

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City Centre
  • Reykjavik
    1.3 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Sjavargrillid (Seafood Grill) (cuisine: Scandinavian)
    300 ft
  • Eldur and Is
    400 ft
Beaches
  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    33

Hotel Awards

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Best Luxury Hotels in Iceland

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Rooms and availability

Standard Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Includes wooden furnishings, satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities, as well as a minibar and fresh bathroom with shower. These rooms have no space for extra beds.

Standard Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Includes wooden furnishings, satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities, as well as a minibar and fresh bathroom with shower. These rooms have no space for extra beds.

Superior Double Room
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Spacious room with table and chairs, along with a minibar, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The fresh bathroom includes both a tub and shower.

Superior Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Offers a little more space, as well as a minibar, satellite TV and tea/coffee making facilities. The fresh bathroom includes a shower. These rooms have no space for extra beds.

Centerhotel Skjaldbreid Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Mountain Guides Iceland1.2 mi

Popular areas

  • City Center1.2 mi

Places of interest

  • The Offices of the Cabinet of Iceland700 ft
  • Solfar Sun Voyager1400 ft
  • Hljomskalagardurinn2300 ft
  • Reykjavik Old Harbour2700 ft
  • University of Iceland3300 ft
  • The Pearl1.2 mi

Convention centers

  • Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre1700 ft

Shopping areas

  • Laugavegur3000 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Hallgrímskirkja Church1400 ft
  • Reykjavík City Hall1700 ft
  • Vesturbæjarlaug Swimming Pool4600 ft

Museums

  • National Museum of Iceland3000 ft
  • Reykjavik Art Museum: Kjarvalsstadir4000 ft
  • The Reykjavík City Museum1.2 mi
  • Saga Museum1.2 mi

Parks

  • Laugardalur1.2 mi

Public parking

  • The Parliament House1400 ft

Local attractions

  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach1.1 mi
    101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik
  • Reykjavik Art Museum Asmundarsafn1.4 mi
    Sigtun
  • Laugardalur Park 1.9 mi
    Engjavegur
  • Perlan 1.2 mi
    Oskjuhlid
  • Botanical Garden 1.9 mi
    Laugardalur Skúlatún 2.

Near the hotel

  • Metal Design 500 ft
    Skolavoerdustigur 2
  • Culture House 600 ft
    Hverfisgata 15
  • Hallgrimskirkja1500 ft
    Skolavorduholti
  • Imagine Peace Tower1000 ft
    Kollafjorour Bay, Videy Island
  • Handknitting Association of Iceland500 ft
    Skolavoerdustigur 19
  • Icelandic Opera 700 ft
    Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik
  • Arnarholl Statue 900 ft
    Arnarholl

Restaurants nearby

  • Sjavargrillid (Seafood Grill)300 ft

    Address: Skolavordustigur 14
    Phone: +354 571 1100

    78% likes this, based on 775 reviews
    Cuisine: Scandinavian
    Price Range: USD 19 - USD 52

  • Noodle Station600 ft

    Address: Skolavordustigur 21a
    Phone: +354 5513199

    84% likes this, based on 226 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

  • Buddha Cafe700 ft

    Address: Laugavegur 3
    Phone: 5715522

    72% likes this, based on 97 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian

  • Eldur and Is400 ft

    Address: Skolavordustig 2
    Phone: 003547703061

    79% likes this, based on 110 reviews

  • Snaps Bistro Bar700 ft

    Address: Thorsgata 1
    Phone: 354 511 6677

    78% likes this, based on 123 reviews
    Cuisine: French

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    33

Hotel Awards

IcelandicHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedReykjavikCenterhotel Skjaldbreid

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Iceland

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Centerhotel Skjaldbreid Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Centerhotel Skjaldbreid

Average guest rating

7.4out of 10
Very good
Based on 78 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The receptionists were courteous and helpful and spoke excellent English. Their willingness to contact other hotels which were on our itinery, because of the problem with the bridge at Vik was greatly appreciated. The breakfasts were 'en par' with other hotels.The idea of offering coffee and tea throughout the day/night in the 'Sun room' was a great idea.We made the right choice excpet for ... (see below:)

    ... the only problem we encountered was the music and partying sounds, from the street, which penetrated the room and disturbed much needed sleep until 4am on Friday and Saturday nights - two out of the three nights we stayed there. It would have been good to know of this 'polution' before hand with an alternative suggestion for a quieter venue for these two nights offered.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Very central location, rooms comfortable and nicely furnished. Staff very helpfull. For Iceland and Reykjavik good value.

    We stayed over weekend nights, so, as the hotel's location was central, a benefit, it was also a negative due to street noise late into the night and early morning.

  • Couple
    5.0

    Location

    Hold fashioned furniture, everything seems to have been over used. Far from what can be expected from a 4-star hotel. Breakfast buffet is just fair, again not at the level for a 4-star hotel.

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The hotel was within easy easy walking distance of most of the interesting sights of Reykjavik, and also close to the waterfront and its restaurants, as well as good shopping. The hotel staff was very helpful and friendly.

  • Single
    9.6

    Availability of staff to make restaurant reservations

    Only one TV channel available...

  • Couple
    6.2

    Excellent location.

    Hotel a bit shabby, really needs some upgrading. Im a smoker myself, but even I could smell the cigarette smell in the room.

  • Couple
    9.2

    Location of the hotel is really perfect! It's close to everything that you want to be close to (restaurants, bars, all the cool shops, the port etc).

    The size of the room was small. Not really a problem although we did try to upgrade to a larger room but there were none available as it was over the New Year period. Would stay there again, but would want a bigger room.

  • Group of friends
    5.8

    You messed up on my reservation as I did book it through the airline website, so the airline should have communicated to you that my flight left nyc on th, but wouldn't land until fri, so I didn't need th pm accomodations. in any case, I bear some responsibility for this for not picking this up myself. however, when I checked into the hotel fri, they not only wouldn't give us any $ back, but refused to even upgrade our rooms to compensate us for taking our $ for 2 rooms we didn't use on th pm. I pointed out that they were not close to full capacity, so they did not actually lose any revenue by holding our rooms for th pm, they just got revenue they didn't deserve, as no services were rendered. they wouldn't even give us free bar vouchers.

    See above. I think you should tell them that they should have done something, ie anything to make things better, as a room upgrade when they are at 50% capacity costs them $0, and doing nothing, ie absolutely 0 when I asked them to do anything other than 0 to make us feel better and be ok w their keeping 100% of our revenue for th pm, is not cool. I also think you should refund us part of our $ if you can't get them to, but this would be up to your sense of fairness and professionalism, I guess. really, if you can get them to put $50 back on my credit card, and you do the same so I get $100 back, so I then eat $100+ instead of $200+, I would be more than happy and then post a + rather than - review on the internet about you and them!:)

  • Couple
    7.0

    Very good location. Nice breakfast room.

    Fitted carpet on room, 80's style, old fashioned.

  • Single
    7.8

    Location, friendly staff, good breakfast

    Noise from the pubs during the night. Didn't bother me but this is not the place for people looking for peaceful sleep.

  • Older travelers
    8.2

    Good location, helpful and friendly staff.Clean.The main shopping street in the center of the hotel.

    We did not get to the Internet and on TV only canel one worked .But perhaps reflected on the other hand does not come on holiday to watch telly.

  • Single
    7.8

    Excellent location but weekend travellers join in the drink because they can forget about sleeping. We did the former.

  • Older travelers
    6.6

    Breakfast

    We had a different reservation with them (a few days earlier) and apparently they overbooked and sent us to another Centerhotel, which was very uncomfortable. When we finally did stay at Skjaldbreid, they gave us a twin room, even though the reservation was for a double. The tv didn't have a remote, which meant we only got one channel, and they said there was nothing they could do about that.

  • Couple
    8.8

    We stayed in two different hotels in Reykjavik. This was better because it was more quiet.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Early check-in option. Staff was extremely helpful in every aspect: local travel arrangements and accomodating other needs.

    Saturday night in Rejkjavik was very noisy.....

How to reach hotel

hotel Centerhotel Skjaldbreid - Reykjavik Reykjavik location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

Laugavegur 16, Reykjavik, Iceland, 101

Get directions
City Centre
  • Reykjavik
    1.3 mi
Airports
Restaurants
  • Sjavargrillid (Seafood Grill) (cuisine: Scandinavian)
    300 ft
  • Eldur and Is
    400 ft
Beaches
  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
    1.1 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    33

Hotel Awards

IcelandicHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedReykjavikCenterhotel Skjaldbreid

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in Iceland

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