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CenterHotel Arnarhvoll

3.5 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

Great location near shopping and restaurants. Beautiful views of the water.

Female receptionist at check-in was not pleasant at all and clearly doesn't enjoy her job. Male receptionist at check-out was nicer. Hotel room was very cramped and had one very small, skinny window; barely any room to place an open suitcase anywhere without blocking doors or walkways.

Perfect location but not a luxury stay. Only prob was at the end when I was using a "clean" towel to dry my hair and a used bandaid fell out of it. That said, the staff was absolutely lovely and so helpful so I'll forgive the bandaid incident.

This hotel has a great location. Easy walk to everywhere. Restaurant at the top has a great view and food is excellent. Second time we have stayed there. Only draw back is the bathroom. A bit small by U.S. standards, but acceptable. I have recommended it many times.

Great view from the lounge & a great selection of food at breakfast and dinner. The staff is excellent and very polite.

the hotel was conveniently located and had very friendly and helpful staff. the room was small with very limited clothes storage. bathroom did not have ammenities......shampoo, conditioner, etc. the shower had a moveable plastic shield that did not prevent shower from raining all over the small bathroom. a squeegee was provided to push the water from the bathroom floor down the floor drain.

This hotel is great. The Location is excellent, just a few steps of the main attractions of the city. Beware that not all the rooms have a view to the sea. The breakfast in the las floor is a plus for incredible pictures.

This hotel was perfect! It is centrally located and within walking distance to everything. It is right across the street from the Harpa, which had an amazing show. As well as across the street from paths leading to many different statues including the sun voyager. The hotel itself was perfect for a solo traveler. Great location, had all the basic amenities, breakfast was good, and it included an amazing view. The staff were also very helpful. They let me store my bags while I was out on a tour before my flight and were very good in directing me to different places. I would definitely stay here again.

The first room we got was a standard room. I didn't think it would be so small. The next day, we upgraded to a superior room which was much better. The staff was very helpful in the change. Overall, the staff was very helpful and friendly. It is in an excellent location within walking distance to shopping.

We stayed for one night and overall okay satisfied. However, our rooms were located on the ground floor just next to a road/parking lot and walking path, so some noise during the night. Moreover we couldn't see where to turn the heat on in our rooms. Very nice and helpful staff and good location for a stay in central Reykjavik.

The staff was great. They were very helpful with tips for things to do and where to eat locally. They even made reservations for us. Great location to the Harpa and the marina. Short walk to the main shopping and dining area of town. The view out to the bay is amazing! The only complaint is the strange shower. There is only a moving glass barrier to prevent water from spraying your whole bathroom. The drain to the shower in in the middle of the bathroom floor.

Great, thank you.........................................................

Clean, modern hotel with lovely amenities. The view from the included-breakfast-room was breathtaking, and it was only a short walk to all the best destinations in the city center. Would highly recommend!!

We spent 3 great days in Reykjavik. Very good view at the bar on the roof

It was a business trip. It fit perfect for the purpose, very quit and friendly staff.

Great hotel .very good free breakfast every morning. Close to town and great view overlooking the mountains

The hotel was great, the location is perfect just the wifi was awful, didn't work in our rooms and barely worked in the lobby and sky deck. The staff was outstanding so helpful and would go out of their way to make us feel welcome!!!

Great hotel, helpful staff, great location and view.

In our two visits to Reykjavik in 18 months we stayed at four hotels and this was our favorite. It's across from the Harpa Concert Hall -- a must-see -- and just two blocks from the main shopping street. We spent a nice long evening enjoying the view, food and drinks in the Sky Bar (all superb) and all you have to do is just go downstairs for a pretty fine spa experience with sauna, steam, hot tub, showers and relaxing area. Our room was a decent size, not spacious but functional and comfortable with great duvets and reliable Wi-Fi. The staff is gracious and helpful in every way. The hotel is a little austere-looking on the outside but inside you'll find a very friendly vibe. Highly recommended!

Great location . Typical European small room and bath. Quiet street. Desk staff very helpful with restaurant suggestions. Very little parking if you rent a car. Free street parking from 6pm to 8am.

Ingólfsstræti 1 Reykjavik

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik City Hall
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining

CenterHotel Arnarhvoll places you within a 15-minute stroll of popular sights such as Hallgrimskirkja and Reykjavik City Hall. This 3.5-star hotel welcomes guests with 104 rooms and conveniences like free in-room WiFi, a spa tub, and a rooftop terrace. It's in central Reykjavik and also close to National Museum of Iceland and Perlan.


Dining

Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is included with your stay and is served from 7 AM to 10 AM. Enjoy a bite to eat at the hotel's bistro, or relax with a drink at the bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room.


Rooms

All of CenterHotel Arnarhvoll's 104 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and safes. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Phones and desks are also standard.


Property features

CenterHotel Arnarhvoll features a spa tub, a sauna, and a rooftop terrace. You can take advantage of onsite parking for a fee, along with an airport shuttle (available 24 hours) for ISK 2500 per person one-way. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include free WiFi in public areas, a conference center, and coffee/tea in a common area.

Room options

Deluxe Double or Twin Room

King 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Deluxe, One Single Bed

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Standard Double Room

Queen 1 | Sleeps 2

Deluxe Double Room

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for CenterHotel Arnarhvoll

Everyone (6) Couples (11) Business (2) Family (3) Other (8) Friends (6)
4
Everyone

Great location near shopping and restaurants. Beautiful views of the water.

By on Mar 29, 2017

3
Everyone

Female receptionist at check-in was not pleasant at all and clearly doesn't enjoy her job. Male receptionist at check-out was nicer. Hotel room was very cramped and had one very small, skinny window; barely any room to place an open suitcase anywhere without blocking doors or walkways.

By , from Seattle, WA on Feb 4, 2017

3

great location

Everyone

Perfect location but not a luxury stay. Only prob was at the end when I was using a "clean" towel to dry my hair and a used bandaid fell out of it. That said, the staff was absolutely lovely and so helpful so I'll forgive the bandaid incident.

By on Nov 26, 2016

5

great location

Everyone
Lights Sea Stack

This hotel has a great location. Easy walk to everywhere. Restaurant at the top has a great view and food is excellent. Second time we have stayed there. Only draw back is the bathroom. A bit small by U.S. standards, but acceptable. I have recommended it many times.

By , from San Mateo, CA on Oct 31, 2016

4

excellent location near the water

Everyone

Great view from the lounge & a great selection of food at breakfast and dinner. The staff is excellent and very polite.

By on Sep 26, 2016

3

convenient location

Everyone

the hotel was conveniently located and had very friendly and helpful staff. the room was small with very limited clothes storage. bathroom did not have ammenities......shampoo, conditioner, etc. the shower had a moveable plastic shield that did not prevent shower from raining all over the small bathroom. a squeegee was provided to push the water from the bathroom floor down the floor drain.

By on Sep 8, 2016

5

incredible days at reykjavik

Singles

This hotel is great. The Location is excellent, just a few steps of the main attractions of the city. Beware that not all the rooms have a view to the sea. The breakfast in the las floor is a plus for incredible pictures.

By on Mar 31, 2016

5

solo trip

Singles

This hotel was perfect! It is centrally located and within walking distance to everything. It is right across the street from the Harpa, which had an amazing show. As well as across the street from paths leading to many different statues including the sun voyager. The hotel itself was perfect for a solo traveler. Great location, had all the basic amenities, breakfast was good, and it included an amazing view. The staff were also very helpful. They let me store my bags while I was out on a tour before my flight and were very good in directing me to different places. I would definitely stay here again.

By on Nov 29, 2015

5

family vacation

Couples

The first room we got was a standard room. I didn't think it would be so small. The next day, we upgraded to a superior room which was much better. The staff was very helpful in the change. Overall, the staff was very helpful and friendly. It is in an excellent location within walking distance to shopping.

By on Sep 27, 2015

3

average hotel, fine for one night

BusinessTravelers

We stayed for one night and overall okay satisfied. However, our rooms were located on the ground floor just next to a road/parking lot and walking path, so some noise during the night. Moreover we couldn't see where to turn the heat on in our rooms. Very nice and helpful staff and good location for a stay in central Reykjavik.

By on Sep 7, 2015