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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

We are here with Colette tours and this is the hotel that was chosen for us. Located right by the town ice rink, our room overlooked the square. I heard from a previous review that the square was very loud with people. We were there during the weekdays and all we heard were the carols that were being played. Breakfast...

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Arni S, Owner at City Center Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review! We are looking forward to see you again!

Reviewed 7 December 2016

Hotel was very clean, staff were very friendly and helpful, Breakfast was good and well organised, Our first night was a saturday which was very noisy as we were right in the town and didn't really bother us too much as we only stayed 3 nights, and the other 2 nights were not too bad and it was very handy...

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Arni S, Owner at City Center Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our staff is always more than happy to help I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Smashing hotel and probably the most central you can get amongst it. Receptionists are very very friendly and helpful should you have any trouble and call to assist with your pickups for the tours. Breakfast was great and again, staff very friendly and helpful. Be aware that the nightclubs go on until 4:30am and if you're lucky like us to...

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Arni S, Owner at City Center Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Our staff is always more than happy to help I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Although the staff is kind, I have no idea why people aren't putting more weight against the level of noise that can be heard in this hotel in their reviews. Noise can be heard from the street on any night, but it's on an unbearable level on a Friday or Saturday night. There is loud bass and people laughing/yelling until...

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Arni S, Owner at City Center Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. As we're on the middle of the center of Reykjavik, sometimes the Icelandic Night life can be a problem to our guests, we apologise for it.

Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Hotel is definitely in the city center, which has its positives and negatives. Everything is close by. Attractions, transportation, restaurants, shops. That being said, it brings up the noise level issue. Street noise, traffic noise, people enjoying themselves. Breakfast buffet is minimal but satisfying. Room is a typical European size. Very tight quarters. Laura checked us in and from then...

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Arni S, Owner at City Center Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Our staff is always more than happy to help!

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Hotel is located in a prime location - Downtown (Austurstæti St which turns into Laugavegur St) - restaurants, bars, clothing shops, post office, grocery, alcohol and tourist shops. However - we had no sleep for both Friday & Saturday nights due to the nightclub that is directly behind the hotel. Ear plugs and vodka didn't help - music thumping 9.30pm...

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Arni S, Owner at City Center Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. As we're on the middle of the center of Reykjavik, sometimes the Icelandic Night life can be a problem to our guests, we apologise for it.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel was situated right in heart of Reykjavik, close to bars, restaurants and shops. The service at the hotel was excellent and the bedrooms were clean and comfortable. Breakfast was extra at the hotel but there are other options nearby outside as well. You can book excursions through the hotel and nothing was too much trouble for the staff....

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Arni S, Owner at City Center Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Our staff is always more than happy to help!

Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 18 November 2016

It is located at the heart of Reykjavik City so it is convenient to go anywhere. The hotel is modern and clean. Since hotels in Reykjavik are expensive so that it is a reasonable budget hotel among them.

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Arni S, General Manager at City Center Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write this review!

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I wasn't staying at this hotel, but got into a tough spot one evening and entered to hopefully receive some help from reception. The woman behind the desk, Karina, was nothing short of amazing. She went so far above and beyond the minimum of what her job required her to do and individually salvaged what could have been an incident...

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Arni S, Owner at City Center Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your review! Our staff is always more than happy to help.

Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Small but good rooms, all night noise from the pubs and bars. If you are in Reykjavík for the nightlife this hotel is perfect. Personaly i would not recomend it because untill 6 in the morning we had NO sleep.

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Arni S, Owner at City Center Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We apologise about our neighbours, we're already talking to them and the city council to solve the problem.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
City Center Hotel is a new hotel located in the heart of Reykjavik, Iceland's capital. Standing 6 floors on one of the oldest streets in Reykjavik, Austurstraeti. City Center Hotel is a 3 star accommodation with individuality, location and personal service for all its guests to enjoy Reykjavik and Iceland. City Center Hotel has 30 rooms, with modern and classic amenities such as: free high speed wireless internet access, hair dryer, slippers, bathrobe, mini-bar, telephone, LCD TV with satellite and Pay-TV, radio, alarm clock, coffee & tea maker. All rooms have bathrooms with a shower or a bathtub. The hotel has handicapped facilities. Some rooms have great views over parliament square and some have balconies. City Center Hotel seafood restaurant "Wine and Shell" specialises in Icelandic mussels and seafood. ... more   less 

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Address: Austurstraeti 6, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: €170 - €350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — City Center Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 30
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#3 Romantic Hotel in Reykjavik
#5 Green Hotel in Reykjavik
#10 Family Hotel in Reykjavik
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