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CenterHotel Skjaldbreid

343 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
"Wifi works well" "Wifi worked well"
100% said the wifi quality was great.
"Friendly staff" "Great front desk staff"
98% found the staff to be very friendly.
81% said the reception staff was great.
"Excellent restaurants" "Fabulous location"
94% liked the proximity to shopping.
100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby.
"Super buffet breakfast" "Breakfast was excellent"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Value for money
"Low fee" "Included location"
100% were happy with the price of the breakfast.
Bar and Beverages
"Faulty television" "Lights falling off"
77% said rooms were small.
79% complained about the bathroom.
"Threadbare sheets" "Have trouble sleeping"
77% said rooms were small.
76% said the beds were comfortable.
"Grubby carpets" "Steps difficult"
61% thought the building wasn't nice.
For 71%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard.
62% thought the atmosphere was somewhat friendly.
91% criticized the unstylish hotel.

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Great shopping
Good restaurants & bars in the area
Friendly service
Rooms need regular maintenance
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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
Business Center
Free Breakfast
Free Wifi
No Smoking
From 2:00pm*must be 18 or older to check-in
Until 12:00pm
# of Rooms
  • Local Tax: ISK 111 per accommodation, per night
  • Parking Fee: ISK 2500 per day
  • Airport Shuttle Fee: ISK 2800 per person (one way)
  • Rollaway Bed Fee: ISK 50 per day
  • Crib (Infant Bed) Fee: ISK 10 per day