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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews CenterHotel Skjaldbreid Reykjavík
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... you certainly feel very safe there and size-wise it's more like a town by British standards and much quieter than we're used to. Probably because the whole population of Iceland is only just over 300,000! The tall iconic church is definitely worth a visit as is the sea front area with the striking Harpa opera house and Sun Voyager sculpture overlooking the mountains. A very quaint central area with typically Icelandic architecture and plenty of gift shops ...
... the building. Received our electronic wristbands that would allow us to lock and unlock our cubby, order our drinks , sparkling strawberry wine & Asti Spumante , at the swim up bar. It was very cold outside which only made it soooo nice to step down into that wonderfully warm and soft water. We walked right over to the swim up bar and received our frozen little nugget of algae that we will dip into the warm water and rub on our faces ...
... every place we visited. Today's though, the Hallgrimskirkja was impressive because of the huge pipe organ inside which is the focal point of the of the church. The remainder of the interior is beautiful because of its simplicity. There is a tower that can be accessed by elevator for a fee of 7000 Icelandic Kronur. With only room for 6 people per trip in the elevator, and a long line in front of ...
... between us, so decided to give her the benefit of the doubt. Reykjavik is a small, compact city. The "old" town is probably less than one square km and filled with restaurants, bars and curio shops. On a normal day I can imagine it being quiet, easygoing and slow paced, but today it was a hive of activity and extremely noisy. Various death metal bands were playing on different stages throughout the city (there were other types of bands as well, but these were ...
... gotta love their bright yellow shopping bags adorned with a pink pig :). Back on the bus and home again, home again jiggity jig to my hotel for some much needed restorative sleep this evening. Love the twilight gloaming here in Reykjavik - it is bright most of the day and evening in the summer months so even at 11 PM, it is still quite light outside. So much to explore and do in this lovely city and tours to the outlying regions yet to come this week! For now though.... ...