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CenterHotel Skjaldbreid

602 reviews
+354 511 6060

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Airport Shuttle

Hotel Offers Great Value and Great Location

Centrally Located Hotel in Shopping District

CenterHotel Skjaldbreid sits right on Laugavegur, the main artery and shopping street in Reykjavik. This central location makes it easy for visitors to explore all the sights and attractions of the area. The hotel offers a smoke-free environment that is family friendly. A complimentary buffet style breakfast is served each morning, and the front desk is manned 24 hours a day. A roundtrip shuttle service to and from the airport is also available to guests for a small fee.

Walk to Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment

Since the hotel is located in the heart of the city, guests can easily walk to many attractions. Laugavegur Main Street is one of the older shopping areas and the main commercial street in the city. There are many local shops that sell art, jewelry, and clothes created by local designers. The street also boasts many cafes, restaurants,and bars for dinner and drinks.  Visitors to the area can also go to the National Museum of Iceland and see the exhibits showcasing the history of Iceland, or they can visit the landmark Perlan building. Perlan features an exhibition called the Winter Garden, where visitors can take in the landscape from the viewing deck.  Hallgrímskirkja Church is one of the main landmarks in Reykjavikthe. This is one of the largest structures in Iceland, and the tower is visible from almost anywhere.

Comfortable and Quiet Rooms

CenterHotel Skjaldbreid has 33 comfortable rooms that are all decorated in warm tones to help make your stay more relaxing. The windows are designed with sound insulation that works to block out the sounds of the city so you can sleep better at night. Each room has a mini-bar and flat screen TV with satellite channels. There is free internet access in the rooms and in several common areas of the hotel. A restaurant and a bar on site is ideal for those who prefer to stay close. Other amenities of the hotel include a friendly staff that is multilingual, rooms service during certain hours, and dry cleaning services. 

The Bottom Line

The CenterHotel Skjaldbreid is centrally located in the heart or Reykjavik on one of the main shopping arteries. This location makes it a great choice for both business travelers and for those on vacation. Guests can enjoy complimentary coffee and tea all day long in the atrium as they relax and plan their visit.


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Laugavegi 16
Reykjavik, 101
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User Highlights
"Excellent restaurants" "Great city location"
92% liked the proximity to shopping.
Not enough parking facilities, according to 82%.
"Very nice and helpful staff" "Staff were amazing"
97% found the staff to be very friendly.
87% said the reception staff was great.
"Perfect wifi" "WiFi accessible"
56% thought the wifi quality was ok.
"Great variety for breakfast" "Great continental breakfast"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
"Television channels included" "Refrigerator did not work"
85% said rooms were small.
73% said the beds were comfortable.
"There's no restaurant" "Dirty dishes"
80% found the side dishes unedible.
Yummy desserts, said 89%.
"Very small single bed" "Noisy during the night"
85% said rooms were small.
73% said the beds were comfortable.
"Steps difficult" "No handicap access"
71% thought the building wasn't nice.
For 60%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
"No charm" "Carpet looked old"
86% criticized the unstylish hotel.
Unfriendly atmosphere, according to 70%.
Bar and Beverages
"No bar"

Good to know...

Rooms could be larger
Friendly service
Great shopping
Hotel buildings could use some improvement
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In the same family-run CenterHotel group is this old town house, round the corner on Laugavegur, with grandma-style orange-and-green decor. The curved corner rooms are best. Rates include...
Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle
Bar or Lounge
Free Breakfast
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Parking Fee: ISK 2500 per day
  • Crib (Infant Bed) Fee: ISK 1250.00 per day
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: ISK 6250.00 per day