The Capital-Inn

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Average rate: $11 - Hotel class: 2 stars
Sudurhlid 35D, Reykjavik, Iceland

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The Capital-Inn Reykjavik Reviews

e_w_richardson e_w_rich…
30 reviews
A Little Far From the City Aug 22, 2012
The Capital-Inn (and yes you NEED the hyphen) is a pretty nondescript hostel/hotel on the outskirts of downtown Reykjavik. Overall it is a pretty good value depending on how you book it. My wife and I originally booked the 10 person dorm for the first half of our visit and this was perfectly fine, cheap, and relatively nice. The staff keep the place pretty clean and will do anything for you. One man even called the soccer stadium to confirm the time of the match later that evening. However for the second half of our week stay we upgraded to a private shared bedroom which allowed us to have a little more privacy that married couples need. But even this was modestly priced compared to some of the hotels downtown. There were only two issues that we had with this hostel. First the mattresses and beds in general left much to be desired for. Yes, in a hostel you sometimes get what you pay for but these were simple inch wide pieces of foam. The private room's mattress was better but still was somewhat lacking. The other chief complaint was the location. In all the materials on TravBuddy or HostelWorld it says that everything is close via car and while that is true, good luck parking anywhere downtown. Plus if you don't want to spend the large amount of money to rent a car it leaves you somewhat stranded between Reykjavik and Hafnarfjordur. The best option we found was taking the bus, but even the closest bus stop was still twenty minutes away. I know I may be splitting hairs but it was just a pain to not stay downtown because most of the attractions and good restaurants were there. However if you don't mind walking 15 minutes, waiting 15-20 minutes for a bus, and then taking a 15 minute drive into town then this place isn't a bad option. You can certainly do much worse.
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The Capital-Inn Overview

The hotel is only a short drive from the center of the city, and guests will find that they are within walking distance of a large shopping center. The Capital-Inn is close to many attractions and guests can head out to find the geothermal beach, the National Museum, the cathedral, and other attractions. The shopping center is within walking distance, and other areas are easy to reach by car. If guests of the Capital-Inn don't have a rental car, they will be able to find public transportation than can help them reach other areas.

All of the rooms at the Capital-Inn feature TVs, washbasins, and access to the Internet. Guests will be able to use a shared kitchen that has microwaves, stoves, ovens, and a refrigerator.

Guests will be able to use the onsite laundry facilities at the Capital-Inn, and they will be able to pick up an iron and ironing board from reception. The hotel has a lounge with a large flat screen TV and DVD player. Those arriving by car will find parking.

The Capital-Inn Amenities

  • High-speed Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tour Desk
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Housekeeping
  • Currency Exchange
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Desk
  • Ticket Service
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Towels
  • Shared Bathroom
  • Cots
  • Picnic Area/Tables
  • Free Parking

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