• City view
  • Private Bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Baggage storage
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests

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Centrally located on Ingólfstorg Square in Reykjavik’s Old Town, Center Hotels Plaza offers a bright, cozy bar and a popular breakfast buffet. The National Gallery and other attractions are a short walk away. The modern guest rooms feature hardwood floors, a minibar and satellite TV. Some also include a sitting area and a flat-screen TV. Guests can check their email via the free in-room internet access. The CenterHotel’s breakfast buffet offers a wide variety of hot and cold choices. After exploring the city, guests are welcome to unwind with a drink in the Plaza Bar, which has floor-to-ceiling windows and a flat-screen TV. Plaza’s central location provides easy access to dining, shopping and culture. The staff is happy to provide tourist information and other services. The Flybus airport shuttle stops right by the hotel.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Center Hotels Plaza has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 24, 2010
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Property Highlights

Located in the heart of Reykjavík, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

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1 queen bed
2 twin beds
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2 twin beds
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
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  • Mark
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The location is great. Nice walk to the famous church or the old harbor. Plenty of restaurant options close by. Able to store/stage luggage that was too large for a short trip to Greenland. Plenty of staff at front desk so no waiting.
  • Shaheen
    Centrally located near the lake with plenty of restaurants and bars nearby
  • Yolanda
    Nice , quiet place , easy walking distance from museum to shopping and restaurants.
  • Wendy
    Excellent central location. Bus stop 1 is a 5 minute walk. The room was comfortable. Staff were very helpful.
  • Ann
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent location for walking around, bus pickups, reastaurants. Wonderful hot breakfast with plenty to choose from. Good size rooms that were quiet with a window that opens and good heating. They stored our luggage in a locked room as we...
  • Michael
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    We were on the 8th floor with a view of the harbor over the buildings and set back away from the front of the hotel so any of the Saturday night noise couldn’t be heard. The staff was great and let us leave our bags early and late.
  • Cheryl
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Excellent location-central to many attractions within walking distance.
  • Chris
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Right next to some quick street food for late nights and right by bus stop 1 for pick ups on tours
  • Annmarie
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location prefect, staff excellent, breakfast wonderful, room good size and comfortable. Would definitely stay there again!
  • Michelle
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Location was good. Lots of restaurants near by. Staff was very helpful and friendly.
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  • Hi what type of breakfast do you offer is it hot food?

    Dear guest, We offer a variety of fruits, jam, ham, cheese, scrambled eggs, sausages, bacon, bread, juice, coffee, teas.
    Answered on 7 January 2020
  • Do you have provision for guided tours on Northern Lights, Golden Circle, Ice Cave and Blue Lagoon?

    Hello! we do not operate our own tours but we are more than happy to help you out booking tours at the frontdesk. Where we will guide and explain ever..
    Answered on 18 January 2020
  • Do you have alarm/ siren for Northern lights?

    Of course! If you want to be woken up, you just need to tell us at the front desk and we will make a note about that.
    Answered on 14 February 2022
  • Hi, we have a rental car and will require parking during the day and overnight. Can you please tell me more about the parking options (and cost)? Thank you.

    Unfortunately we do not have any parking as part of the hotel. However, there different parking areas for street parking downtown. You will find signs..
    Answered on 22 December 2019
  • Can you get an early breakfast around 6

    Hi there, We offer a complimentary early breakfast that is served from 3 am that includes tea, coffee and croissants.
    Answered on 8 December 2022
  • Does the room have a hairdryer please

    We do have hairdryers in all our rooms
    Answered on 18 January 2020
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Amenities of Center Hotels Plaza
Great facilities! Review score, 8.1

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Terrace
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Terrace
  • Electric kettle
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Bar
Wired internet is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Icelandic
  • Polish
  • Russian

House rules

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From 2:00 PM to 12:00 AM


Until 11:00 AM



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.

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 upon request
€ 10 per child, per night
3 - 12 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 25 per child, per night
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 50 per person, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash Center Hotels Plaza accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

Please inform Center Hotels Plaza of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Center Hotels Plaza

  • Room options at Center Hotels Plaza include:

    • Single
    • Twin/Double
    • Double

  • Check-in at Center Hotels Plaza is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

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

  • Center Hotels Plaza offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Guests staying at Center Hotels Plaza can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • Center Hotels Plaza is 500 feet from the center of Reykjavík. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.