Central Guesthouse Reykjavik

Laufásvegur 2ReykjavíkIceland
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About Central Guesthouse Reykjavik

Central Guesthouse Reykjavik offers budget-friendly family-run accommodation in downtown Reykjavik, just a five-minute walk from the Settlement Exhibition, which features tenth-century Viking artefacts.

Smoke-free accommodation includes shared bathroom facilities, as well as complimentary Wi-Fi and toiletries. There are also TVs and radios in the rooms. Some larger rooms have private bathrooms. Studio apartments have private bathrooms and kitchens.

Central Guesthouse Reykjavik features a terrace and garden area for relaxing and a communal kitchen and laundry facilities.

Guests can create their own meals in their studio apartment or in the shared kitchen, or they can grill meats on the available barbecue. Nearby restaurants include Messin Restaurant and The Lobsterhouse, both less than a five-minute stroll away.

Hallgrímskirkja Church is 11 minutes away on foot. The National Gallery of Iceland and the Iceland Punk Museum are both less than a five-minute walk away. Listasafn Reykjavíkur Reykjavík Art Museum is less 550 metres away.


Laufásvegur 2, Reykjavík, Iceland
Telephone: +354(611)5554 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Computer with internet
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Balcony / Patio
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Electric kettle
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

For children

  • Child / Baby crib
  • Kids' playground

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 13:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Helpful owners

Overall, guests are very impressed with the genuine level of hospitality that they are offered at this hostel. Guests feel very welcome when they arrive and the staff is found to be very accommodating and helpful. They go above and beyond to take care of guest requests and are always available for questions or for recommendations on what to do in the local area.

Very clean

According to numerous comments, the hostel is very clean and the rooms are taken care of on a regular basis. Guests arrive to find spotless rooms and studio apartments, as well as clean communal areas. There are no signs of dust or dirt in the rooms, which really impresses guests.

A perfect location

There are many positive comments about the location of this property. Guests mention that everything is within walking distance, including restaurants, museums, attractions and local shops. Guests love the fact that they can reach most areas in less than 20 minutes on foot.

Negative Reviews

Noisy at times

There are many negative comments regarding the soundproofing at this hostel. Guests state that they can hear their neighbours in the next room at all hours and they could also hear noise from the common areas. They can also hear outside traffic throughout the day and night.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 183 reviews across the web
8 /10
  • Expedia
    8.4 /10
  • Hotels.com
    8.1 /10
  • ebookers.com
    2.0 /10
  • Other Sources
    8.2 /10
8 out of 10 based on 183 reviews