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Center Hotel Arnarhvoll

1,893 reviews
+354 595 8540

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Parking
Free Breakfast
Airport Shuttle

Modern Affordable Convenience

The Centerhotel Arnarhvoll is a modern, mid-sized hotel, nestled on a quiet street in the center of Iceland's capital city, Reykjavik, next to Arnarhvoll Park. The sleek hotel, opened in 2007, features comfortable accommodations and a host of amenities, just steps from the city's major tourist and business districts.

Even a Rooftop Terrace

All 104 guest rooms and suites at this eight-story Reykjavik hotel feature a flat-screen television set, a mini-bar, a coffee/tea maker, and chic, modern Scandinavian-style furnishings. Some rooms even have a view of the Reykjavik waterfront, which is just a few blocks away. The entire property is smoke-free.

Facilities at the Center Hotel Arnarhvoll include a full-service restaurant that's open for lunch and dinner, a rooftop terrace, a fitness club, and a sauna.

This hotel offers self-parking for a small daily fee as well as free wireless Internet access, valet laundry and dry cleaning service, and a free breakfast buffet each morning. Transportation to and from Keflavik International Airport is also available for a modest fee.

Easy Access to Shopping, Transportation, and Sightseeing

The Centralhotel Arnarhvoll is located in the center of Reykjavik, just around the corner for the city's main shopping street and four blocks from the waterfront. It's also just a 30-minute drive from Keflavik International Airport and within walking distance of the city's Central rail station. Several bus stations are located within a few blocks of the hotel.

Walking Distance to Major Attractions

When you stay at the Centerhotel Arnarhvoll, you're just steps away from many of the top tourist attractions in Reykjavik. Laugavegur, the city's prime shopping street, is just around the corner and features striking, 19th-century architecture as well as many of the city's top retailers. Also within a mile of the hotel are the National Museum of Iceland, the Saga Museum and its exhibits about Viking history, the Harpa Conference and Concert Center, and the city marina, where you can depart on a whale-watching excursion or take a sightseeing trip by sea.

The Bottom Line

If you're looking for a modern Scandinavian style hotel at a reasonable price in the center of Reykjavik, the CenterHotel Arnarhvoll is a good choice. Not only is it within walking distance of shopping, dining, and cultural events, but it has a scenic rooftop terrace for relaxing after a long day of sightseeing. What a wonderful way to take advantage of the spectacular Icelandic summer skyscape.

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P.O.Box 5378 Ingolfsstraeti 1
Reykjavik, 101
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User Highlights
"Amazing waterfront location" "Great places to eat"
Parking was ok, according to 52%.
City centre within easy reach, said 98%.
"Computer worked well" "Wi-fi worked fine"
71% said the wifi quality was great.
"Staff were friendly and helpful" "Staff were amazing"
93% found the staff to be very friendly.
83% said the reception staff was great.
"Buffet breakfast excellent" "Excellent selection for breakfast"
98% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Bar and Beverages
"Lovely sky bar" "Great happy hour"
Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%.
"Walls too thin" "Shabby sheets"
97% thought the view was good.
81% said rooms were small.
"Shabby sheets" "There is no air conditioning"
81% said rooms were small.
79% said the beds were comfortable.

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Great view
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Near city centre
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Expert Reviews
The Telegraph
Stylish and comfortable guest rooms, a whirlpool tub and sauna, and a classy restaurant and bar are some of the draws at this centrally-located three star hotel
Insight Guides
One of the city’s newest hotels, Arnarhvoll is cool, clean, and has stunning views across the bay. Five minutes’ walk from the bar-and-restaurant action on Laugavegur.
Afar Magazine
I visited Reykjavik, Iceland on a solo trip January 2013. This was truly one of the best experiences of my life! Waking up everyday to crisp, clean mountain air, and being able to view...
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Business Center
Free Breakfast
Free Parking
Free Wifi
No Smoking
Spa or Sauna
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Deposit: EUR 200.00 per stay
  • Early Check-in Fee: EUR 40 (subject to availability)
  • Facilities Fee: EUR 20 per person, per stay and includes use of: Spa
  • Parking Fee: EUR 20 per day
  • Late Check-out Fee: EUR 25 (subject to availability)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: EUR 50.00 per day
  • Crib (Infant Bed) Fee: EUR 10.00 per day
Handicap Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible