Reykjavík in detail

Where to Stay

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Old ReykjavíkCentral, easy with higher-end options.Crowded, busier, more expensive.
Old HarbourLess busy once back from the harbour. Guesthouses and hostels are more affordable.Slightly less central.
Laugavegur & SkólavörðustígurPerfect for shopping and partying. Good range of options with certain quiet pockets.Touristy on the main streets.
Hlemmur & TúnLoads of high-rise hotels are popping up here.The areas are on the bland side and a bit far from the city centre.
LaugardalurNear large park and swimming complex. New high-rise hotels.Further from the city centre.