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This charming 1920s-era guest house is 5 minutes’ walk from Reykjavík’s Laugavegur shopping street. Wi-Fi and tea/coffee are free. A guest kitchen, laundry room and terrace with BBQ are available. All rooms at the Central Guesthouse Reykjavik have access to shared bathroom facilities. Some provide a TV and some have views of Lake Tjörnin and the Harpa Concert Hall. Studio apartments have a kitchen/living room with a TV and a private bathroom with a shower. The landmark Hallgrímskirkja church is a 10-minute walk from Central Guesthouse Reykjavik. Staff can recommend restaurants and shops in the area.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.5 for a two-person trip.

Central Guesthouse Reykjavík has been welcoming guests since 28 Apr 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Reykjavík, this property has an excellent location score of 9.5

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Room type
3 single beds
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Value for money
Low score for Reykjavík
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  • do you offer luggage storage facility after checking out for a few hours? thank you

    Hi yes we do that in the living room so you can keep luggage before you check in or when you check out and have late flight. Best regards Loki and Angela
    Answered on 17 October 2021
  • Can I leave my 2 luggages after checking out on Oct4 and I’ll be back to get them and check in again on Oct 12?

    Hi Yes you can
    Answered on 17 September 2022
  • Hi there can guests cook in the guest house

    Hi Yes we have fully equipment kitchen for to cook and also you will have your own space in the fridge Best regards Loki and Angela
    Answered on 1 April 2022
  • Hi, reading from the reviews, it seems there is no free parking. May I know how much is the public parking fee per day?

    Hi Like it is then is 500 mtr from Guesthouse is free parking but not in front of Guesthouse but parking is free from 6pm to 9am and free on Sundays t..
    Answered on 5 January 2022
  • Hi, I spoke to the owner yesterday regarding a booking cancellation due to a lack of beds. Can the exemption we spoke about on the phone be approved?

    Hi When did you talk to the owner? I´m the owner answering you so I don´t know who you are so difficult for me to answer this question Best regards Loki
    Answered on 1 April 2022
  • Hi, My family of 4 adults is interested to stay 2 nights at your accommodation from 19-21 Jun (Sun-Tue) 2022. Could you please advise where we can p..

    Dear Guest It is free parking if you drive 2 crossroad in same street where you will find free parking over the day but all parking in Reykjavik is fr..
    Answered on 2 June 2022
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Company review score: 7.1Based on 803 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Neighbourhood information

Dear Guest, you can go to our homepage that you will see under "things to do in, Reykjavik" where you will see all restaurants buy tours and tickets to or from airport transfer. Reykjavik is very safe city so don´t worry about that but you can also go to day tours to see amazing nature, horse riding, blue lagoon and more.. so please be in contact if you need more information.. Our Guesthouse is very close to bus stop number 2 and also number 3. Best regards Loki and Angela

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Property surroundings *

Facilities of Central Guesthouse Reykjavík

Most popular facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Terrace
  • Heating
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Kitchenette
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Happy hour
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Seating Area
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
No internet access available.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Laundry
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

House rules

Central Guesthouse Reykjavík takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 13:00 to 23:30


From 07:00 to 11:30



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Mastercard Visa Cash Central Guesthouse Reykjavík accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print

Please inform Central Guesthouse Reykjavík in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Central Guesthouse Reykjavík

  • Central Guesthouse Reykjavík offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Happy hour

  • The prices at Central Guesthouse Reykjavík may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Room options at Central Guesthouse Reykjavík include:

    • Triple
    • Double
    • Apartment
    • Quadruple

  • Central Guesthouse Reykjavík is 250 yards from the centre of Reykjavík. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Central Guesthouse Reykjavík is from 13:00, and check-out is until 11:30.