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Set on a square behind Reykjavík Cathedral and the Icelandic Parliament, this hotel offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi access and Nespresso coffee machines. Lake Tjörnin is 1 minutes’ walk away.

Dating back to 1900, the modern Kvosin Downtown Hotel offers rooms with a seating area, flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with shower. Most rooms have a kitchenette with a dining area, fridge and cooking hobs.

Aldamot Bar is located on the ground floor of Kvosin Downtown. A continental breakfast is served each morning at the hotel. We now serve breakfast in your room with two types hot or cold and it can also be served at the bar.

Views of the cathedral and parliament can be enjoyed from the ground-floor terrace. The 3rd-floor terrace overlooks the city lake.

Austorvollur Park is 150 feet away. Laugavegur shopping street is a 5-minute walk from the hotel.

This is our guests' favorite part of Reykjavík, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

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Kvosin Downtown Hotel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since May 14, 2013

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Located in the heart of Reykjavík, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly-rated for its very comfy beds.

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Max adults: 2
Big Room
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 2
Top Floor Apartment
High floor
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 bunk beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 4. Max children: 1
Bigger Room
  • 1 sofa bed and 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 2
Biggest Room
  • 1 sofa bed and 2 queen beds
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Cozy Room
  • 1 queen bed
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About Kvosin Downtown Hotel

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  • Are you able to help arrange car hire please?

    We can arrange car hire, private transfers as well as most of the tours.


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    Asked about: Bigger Room • Answered on June 21, 2021
  • Which room do we need to book to get a balcony as you can't book specific room numbers? Standard Double room, junior suite?

    Dear Sir / Madam, We do have balconies in each category so you just make a note that you'd want a balcony and we will do our utmost to make it happen!


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    Answered on May 28, 2020
  • Do you have car parking facilities on site for a 5 night stay?

    No we don't have private parking. But lots of public parking close by :)


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    Answered on November 26, 2019
  • I am interested in booking to stay in the junior suite. I was wondering if cooking equipment such as pots and pans are available in the room?

    Dear guests, Yes we do provide with pots and pans. Many thanks, Chantal


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    Asked about: Big Room • Answered on January 16, 2020
  • Which rooms have private or shared balconies? Thanks!

    Dear Sir / Madam, These are the rooms with a balcony: 204, 205, 208, 211, 303, 304, 307, 310 and 401. Kind regards, Kvosin Concierge Team


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    Answered on May 27, 2020
  • Is there a elevator as i cannot walk up many stairs? It is just for two but what size room would that be on what floor What is on breakfast buffet pastries, fruit, coffee, juices?

    There's an elevator, but some rooms are located on the terrace.


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    Answered on November 16, 2021
  • We have booked the “big room” for an extended stay in Sept. does it have a kitchenette?

    Yes, all the Big rooms do indeed have kitchenettes.


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    Answered on May 10, 2021
  • Hi. What time is your breakfast served from. We have an early pick up for a tour and wondering if we book the breakfast included rate. Thanks

    We have an outsourced breakfast, available between 7:00-10:00 a.m. in the weekdays and 7:00-11:00 a.m. in the weekend (both hot and cold options are available).


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    Asked about: Bigger Room • Answered on April 13, 2021
  • do any of the rooms have a bath tub?

    No, none of our suites are equipped with a bath tub. But within walking distance are 2 public swimmingpools we really recommend with lots of hot tubs and steambaths and such :)


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    Answered on December 13, 2020
  • Hello, do you have connecting rooms?

    Yes we do, our 'Cozy Room' is connected to one of our 'Big Rooms'.


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    Answered on June 3, 2021
  • How far is this hotel from BSI station? Also, will you hold luggage if we book one night with you before a hike and then a night after?

    We are located a 15 min walk / 3 minute drive from BSÍ and we will happily store your luggage for you :) Kindly, Jakob - Kvosin Concierge Team


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    Answered on May 25, 2021
  • Can your rooms be set up as two twin beds?

    No we don't have twin beds, but our Social Suites are equipped with a sofa bed so one could have the Queen size double bed and one could have the Queen size double sofa bed!


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    Answered on January 9, 2020
  • Hello do you offer connecting rooms or rooms next door to each other please? with views if possible. We would like a double for us parents and a twin (or 2 double beds) for our grown up children aged 22 and 15.

    Yes, there is the option of two rooms or to get the Biggest Room ( Queen size bed, king size bed and a sofa bed).


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    Answered on September 12, 2020
  • Does this hotel have a gym in it?

    The hotel does not have a gym, the closest and best gym is called World Class and is located in a 4-minute drive.


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    Answered on June 21, 2021
  • Our flight arrives at 2 am. Is it possible to do the check in around 3 am?

    Yes, our reception is open 24 hours.


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    Answered on September 4, 2021
Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • The Parliament House
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  • Reykjavík City Hall
    0.1 miles
  • The Offices of the Cabinet of Iceland
    0.1 miles
  • Reykjavik Old Harbour
    0.3 miles
  • Hljomskalagardurinn
    0.4 miles
  • National Museum of Iceland
    0.4 miles
  • Hallgrímskirkja Church
    0.5 miles
  • University of Iceland
    0.5 miles
  • Solfar Sun Voyager
    0.5 miles
  • Vesturbaejarlaug Swimming Pool
    0.7 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Bergsson
    0 miles
  • Restaurant Grillmarket
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Fishmarket
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Famous Hot Dog Stand
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Laugavegur Shopping Street
    0.9 miles
  • Reykjavik Art Museum: Kjarvalsstadir
    1 miles
  • The Pearl
    1.3 miles
  • Kringlan Shopping Mall
    1.8 miles
  • Laugardalslaug Swimming Pool
    1.8 miles
  • Laugardalsholl Stadium
    1.9 miles
  • Imagine Peace Tower
    2.7 miles
  • Smáralind Shopping Center
    3.6 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Elliðaár
    3.7 miles
  • Mountain Esja
    15.2 miles
  • Lake Tjörnin
    0 miles
  • Ocean/Sea The Atlantic Ocean
    0.3 miles
Ski lifts
  • Bláfjöll
    21.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Reykjavík Domestic Airport
    1.1 miles
  • Reykjavík Keflavík Airport
    23 miles
How to get to Kvosin Downtown Hotel from Reykjavík Keflavík Airport
    Taxi
    Public shuttle
    Parking available
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Amenities of Kvosin Downtown Hotel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Activities
  • Live music/Performance
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Chocolate/Cookies
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs EUR 22 per day.
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press Additional charge
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Safe
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • Danish
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Icelandic
  • Norwegian
  • Russian
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House rules Kvosin Downtown Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

3:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Free

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The fine print

At Kvosin Downtown Hotel, charges will be made in EUR according to the exchange rate on the day that the charge is made.

Please note that when booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Kvosin Downtown Hotel

  • Check-in at Kvosin Downtown Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Kvosin Downtown Hotel (subject to availability):

    • Parking
    • Street parking

  • Guests staying at Kvosin Downtown Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte
    • Breakfast to go

  • Room options at Kvosin Downtown Hotel include:

    • Suite
    • Double

  • Kvosin Downtown Hotel is 350 feet from the center of Reykjavík.

  • The prices at Kvosin Downtown Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Kvosin Downtown Hotel by:

    • Taxi 45min
    • Airport shuttle (public) 1h 20min

  • Kvosin Downtown Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live music/Performance
    • Happy hour