Best Western Hotel Reykjavik  3 stars

Raudarastigur 37, P.O. Box 5370, Reykjavik, Iceland, 105  show mapSave
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Overview

Best Western Hotel Reykjavik is a 3-star hotel located in the center of Reykjavik. Founded in 1992, the hotel underwent a complete renovation in 2009.

Perfectly located in the business district of Reykjavik, in the proximity of Volcano House, Reykjavik 871 +/- 2 The Settlement Exhibition and Reykjavik City Museum. This comfortable property is 5 minutes' to Helena Travel Iceland - Private Tours, Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum and Einar Jonsson Museum .

Shopping streets, a shopping mall are only a few steps from the hotel.

Just 5 minutes from Keflavik airport.

Rooms

This property has 75 guestrooms including Deluxe Spacious Double Room, Family Single Room and Standard Quadruple Room appointed with satellite TV, a minibar and a refrigerator. All rooms have wooden floor and pale wood furniture.

Eat

Start your day with a complimentary breakfast served at the lounge area. The restaurant offers fine Italian meals and a comfortable atmosphere.

Relax

Guests are provided with a cocktail lounge, an indoor swimming pool as well as a hot tub, an outdoor Jacuzzi.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Free Private hotel parking is possible on site.

Year renovated   2009.  Number of rooms   79.

City Center Reykjavik - 4000 ft
Airports Keflavik (RKV) - 1.1 mi, Keflavik International (KEF) - 23.7 mi
Restaurants Harry's (Cuisine: Asian fusion, Bistro) - 400 ft, Fridrik V (Cuisine: Scandinavian) - 1700 ft
Beaches Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach - 3000 ft
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Facilities

General
  • Free parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Tour desk
Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Breakfast buffet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
  • Wheel chair access
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Ski storage
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Room service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Ironing facilities
  • Pay TV
  • Work desk
  • Hair dryer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Mini bar
  • Shower
  • Radio
  • Refrigerator
  • Toilet
  • Sofa bed
  • Bathrobe
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Dressing area

Policies

Check-In

from  2 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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                Bed type: Double Or Twin Beds or One Single Bed

                Best Western Hotel Reykjavik LocationWhat's nearby

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions
                • Mountain Guides Iceland
                  3700 ft
                Popular areas
                • City Center
                  3700 ft
                Places of interest
                • Hallgrimskirkja
                  3700 ft
                Convention centers
                • Harpa Concert Hall & Conference Centre
                  4300 ft
                Stadiums
                • Laugardalshöll
                  1.1 mi
                Museums
                • Arbaejarsafn
                  3700 ft
                • Saga Museum
                  3700 ft
                • The Reykjavík City Museum
                  3700 ft
                Parks
                • Laugardalur
                  3700 ft

                Local Attractions

                • Reykjavik 871 +/- 2 The Settlement Exhibition
                  5000 ft
                  Adalstraeti 16, Reykjavik
                • Reykjavik Art Museum (Listasafn Reykjavikur)
                  5000 ft
                  Tryggvagata 17, Reykjavik
                • Let's Talk Iceland
                  5000 ft
                  Hafnarstraeti 1 - 3, Reykjavik
                • Reykjavik City Museum
                  5000 ft
                  Adalstraeti 16, Reykjavik
                • National Museum of Iceland
                  1.0 mi
                  Sudurgata 41, Reykjavik

                Near the hotel

                • Icelandic Phallological Museum
                  600 ft
                  Laugavegur 116, Reykjavik
                • Hallgrimskirkja
                  2100 ft
                  Skolavorduholti, Reykjavik
                • Reykjavik Municipal Art Museum (Kjarvalsstaoir)
                  1800 ft
                  Flokagata, Reykjavik
                • Einar Jonsson Museum (Listasafn Einars Jonssonar)
                  2000 ft
                  Eiriksgata, Reykjavik
                • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach
                  3000 ft
                  101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik
                • Culture House - National Centre for Cultural Heritage
                  3600 ft
                  Hverfisgata 15, Reykjavik
                • Icelandic Opera (Islenska Operan)
                  3700 ft
                  Ingolfsstraeti, Reykjavik

                Restaurants Nearby

                • Harry's

                  70% likes this, based on 311 reviews
                  Cuisine: Asian fusion, Bistro
                  Price Range: USD 16 - USD 27

                  400 ft
                  Raudararstigur 33

                  Phone: +354 588 0230

                • Fridrik V

                  81% likes this, based on 121 reviews
                  Cuisine: Scandinavian

                  1700 ft
                  Laugavegur 60

                  Phone: 4615775

                • Kitchen Eldhus

                  70% likes this, based on 149 reviews
                  Cuisine: Indian, Nepali

                  1700 ft
                  Laugavegur 60A

                  Phone: 51 777 95

                • Austur India Fjelagid

                  84% likes this, based on 157 reviews
                  Cuisine: Indian
                  Price Range: USD 27 - USD 77

                  2400 ft
                  Hverfisgata 56

                  Phone: 5521630

                • Kryddlegin hjortu

                  72% likes this, based on 110 reviews
                  Cuisine: Seafood, Vegetarian, Healthy, Soups
                  Price Range: USD 15 - USD 20

                  2400 ft
                  Skulagata 17 & Hverfisgata 33

                  Phone: +354 588 8818

                Best Western Hotel Reykjavik Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Best Western Hotel Reykjavik

                Average guest rating

                7.4
                out of 10
                Very good
                Based on 119 reviews

                Rating by category:

                Location
                8.3
                Rooms
                7.6
                Service
                7.0
                Value
                7.4
                Dining
                7.9

                Individual guest reviews

                • Family with children

                  Central, easy to use as a base for shopping

                  Little noisy and small rooms

                  • Average rating
                    7.4
                • Family with children

                  It was our teenage kids favorite hotel ever! We had a spiral staircase to an upstairs room where the kids had their own space. The main reason we booked this hotel was because it had a room available for 4 people. We were afraid it would be too far away from the downtown, but it was not at all. It was a nice walk straight down the main shopping street. (We were there in the summer when it stayed light and was nice weather). They also had a very enjoyable breakfast. It was ham and cheese and fresh rolls, cereal, yogurt, toast and oranges. They did not have greasy bacon, sausage and hash browns. We really liked it.

                  • Average rating
                    7.4
                • Group of friends

                  The hotel was great and the man at reception was friendly and helpful.

                  Our only concern was the room was very hot.

                  • Average rating
                    8.2
                • Family with children

                  Location. We got a very good room for a family of four

                  Breakfast. Nearly no food left when we arrived 30 minutes before breakfast ended. Slow breakfast staff. Needed to clean tables after earlier guests

                  • Average rating
                    6.6
                • Single

                  Generally a clean hotel with nice rooms, bar and restaurant facility. Location is only a 5-10 minute walk from the centre of town.

                  The en-suite shower room had a strong smell of drains, particularly after the shower had been running.

                  • Average rating
                    6.6
                • Family with children

                  Good location and helpful staff.

                  The family room we were given had no blinds on the roof window and being here in summer, the 24 hour light was quite disturbing to our sleep.

                  • Average rating
                    6.2
                • Older travelers

                  Convenient situation and staff helpful. Would use again.

                  Hotel Name just changed to Best Western which meant that the taxi driver could not find it.

                  • Average rating
                    7.0
                • Family with children

                  The staff was helpful. When we were first put in a room with no black out shades or shade for the skylight in the week before the summer solstice, they moved us to a room that had those things.

                  • Average rating
                    8.8
                • Single

                  Helpful front desk staffs. Location ok, 20 minutes to town center. Hotel has no restaurant, just a snack bar.

                  Room cleaning is minimum. I stayed 4 nights in a double bed room. The room and bathroom was very clean when I check-in on the first day. But, the room cleaning on the following 3 days was very poor. Out of toilet paper, dirty floor, soiled towels not replaced.......

                  • Average rating
                    7.0
                • Family with children

                  Our room was quite spacious and the staff were very helpful

                  No complaints, all was good

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Single

                  My room was opposite of a garage and the doors were making quite a loud noise during the whole night.

                  • Average rating
                    6.6
                • Single

                  The breakfast buffet and bar area and the staff associated with them were great. Rooms were super clean ready for move in.

                  For the price, I expected a little more in the way of service and room quality. I had intended 2 separate stays at Hotel Reykjavik over the course of 12 days. They botched my reservation on my first stay and had to relocate me to another property with little in the way of apologies or compensation. For the second stay, I found the front desk staff abrasive ("please come back in a few minutes, I'm quite busy right now"). The quality of the room didn't line up with the price of the room. The location is fair, but you can certainly do better with a little research. Do you homework.

                  • Average rating
                    5.8
                • Family with children

                  Great breakfast, helpful staff, nice large, quiet rooms.Dealt with our "light" issue sympathetically.

                  Not quite as central as it advertises! Still only a 10 minute walk from dowtown but other hotels were really better placed in the hub of the town. All the family rooms featured a large velux window in the roof that had no blind or covering. The midnight sun poured in and the rooms was consequently far too light to sleep in . The hotel acknowledged this and said that other complaints had been had and they were in the process of getting some blinds for the velux windows. In the meantime they kindly upgraded us to two separate double rooms.

                  • Average rating
                    8.8
                • Group of friends

                  Nice clean room and bathroom. Comfortable beds. Easy walking distance from the centre of Reykjavik. when I made the oringinal booking, I inadvertently booked for 7 nights, then realised I should have only booked for 5 nights. I had chosen the cheaper, non refundable option and it was my mistake so I did not expect to get any money back. However the Hotel very kindly gave us a free upgrade to a beautiful large room, which I thought was nice of them and over and above what I was expecting.

                  The hotel is not marked in any way as a Best Western Hotel and is known locally as Hotel Reykjavik. When we arrived at Keflavik airport and caught a coach from the airport to the city, the coach company, Reykjavik Excursions, offered a minibus drop off service for guests at the local hotels. When I asked for Best Western hotel the driver said he had never heard of it, and even went to confirm with a colleague who had also not heard of it. Eventually we made our own way from the bus station, with our luggage, on foot. If I had not been to Iceland before and known the area, this would have been very difficult. This could be avoided by making it clear to guests that they should ask for Hotel Reykjavik

                  • Average rating
                    10.0
                • Group of friends

                  Cosy! Everything I needed was in the room, very clean and good location. I recommend this hotel to girls' trip.

                  A hair dryer is old.

                  • Average rating
                    9.6
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