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Desk, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Desk, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Desk, blackout curtains, free WiFi
Desk, blackout curtains, free WiFi

Guest reviews

3.6/5 Good
683 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationPerlan15 min walk
Popular LocationKringlan Shopping Mall15 min walk
Popular LocationReykjavik University10 min drive
AirportReykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.)41 min drive

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  • Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 172 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
  • Standard Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsStandard Double Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Standard Triple Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard Triple Room
  • Single Room, 1 Single Bed

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 129 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsSingle Room, 1 Single Bed
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm

    3.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 269 sq ft
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Standard Twin Room

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 194 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Twin Room
  • Apartment, 1 Bedroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsApartment, 1 Bedroom

About this area


Located in Reykjavik, The Capital-Inn is near the beach. National Museum of Iceland and Harpa are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Perlan and Hallgrimskirkja. Laugardalslaug Geothermal Pool and Sundhollin are also worth visiting. Discover the area's water adventures with nearby kayaking, or enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours and skydiving.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Perlan - 15 min walk
  • Kringlan Shopping Mall - 15 min walk
  • Nautholsvik Geothermal Beach - 16 min walk
  • Laugardalsholl - 5 min drive
  • Reykjavik University - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Reykjavik (KEF-Keflavik Intl.) - 41 min drive


  • Capital-inn — 1 min walk

About this property

The Capital-Inn

Guesthouse with free parking, near Laugavegur
This smoke-free guesthouse features a restaurant, coffee/tea in a common area and a microwave in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include a fridge in a common area, dry cleaning and laundry facilities. All 30 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access, satellite TV and showers.
The Capital-Inn offers 30 forms of accommodation with blackout curtains. Televisions come with premium satellite channels.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free extended parking
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle at scheduled times

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily: ISK 1250 for adults and ISK 1250 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • Bike hire

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities


  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Ski storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Icelandic
  • Norwegian
  • Polish


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower


  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels


  • Desk



Check-in between 2 PM and 11 PM
Late check-in subject to availability


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
24-hour airport shuttle service is available at scheduled times
Fees may apply; contact the property in advance to get details

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for ISK 3000.0 per night.

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: ISK 1250 for adults and ISK 1250 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: ISK 2990 per person (one way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: ISK 1500.00 (one-way), (up to 17 years old)
  • Rollaway bed fee: ISK 3000.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Property is also known as

Capital-Inn Guesthouse Reykjavik
Capital-Inn Guesthouse
Capital-Inn Reykjavik
The Capital Inn

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at The Capital-Inn and receive a full refund?
Yes, The Capital-Inn offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to The Capital-Inn cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at The Capital-Inn?
Self-parking and extended parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at this guest house?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 11 PM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of ISK 2990 per person, one way, applies.
Where is this property located?
Situated near the beach, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Oskjuhlid Hill and Perlan. Laugavegur and Hallgrimskirkja are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for The Capital-Inn

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, room comfort

Stayed 6 nights in Dec 2019


    Served Its Purpose Well

    We were able to check in to our private room early - a huge bonus but not something to expect. We were just lucky. There are no elevators so keep this in mind as you will have to carry your luggage up a minimum of one flight of stairs. Our room was absolutely panick-inducingly HOT but we were able to open the window and turn the heater off. Other than the very tired carpeting our room was very clean and the beds comfortable. Towel, 3-in-1 hand soap and drinking glasses were provided, too. Our room faced the busy road. Not an issue for me but if you are concerned, request a room facing the parking lot. Breakfast, especially for a budget hotel, was a very pleasant surprise. A decent variety and available until 10 a.m. so all us sleepyheads didn’t have to rush. The shared bathroom was the biggest single thumbs down. Obviously I was aware the facilities are shared but for the shower and toilet to be behind one door (one for men & one for women) for 10 rooms per floor made for interesting toileting and showering. LOTS of waiting for your turn, regardless of time of day. I would suggest the shower temperature has 4 settings: First, Second & Third Degree Burn and Freeze. I could not adjust the temp to make it bearable even after several scalding minutes and numerous attempts. I got out as fast as I could. Another caveat: you need to be able to step up a good 12-15” to get IN the shower stall therefore you need to lumber out the same distance. Put a towel down so you don’t slip as handrails are not provided. I am not graceful at the best of times...this was a challenge. 3-in-1 shampoo/body wash is provided. Staff were top notch. Exemplary in manners and friendliness. Kudos to the 3 individuals I had the pleasure of interacting with. We planned to walk everywhere while in town and did just that. The location is a tad out of the way but not impossible and all the walking helped burn off our substantial breakfast. The geothermal Lake, Perlan and cemetery are very close by. This hotel is situated more in a residential area which I actually liked. I would stay here again but would request a tutorial for using the shower next time.

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    It was very clean and the beds were very comfortable. I just wish the room was a bit bigger. Also when I booked online it stated there was an in room sink. Our room did not have this, only a tv a small dresser and the beds.

    Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Highly Recommended!!!

    The hotel room was clean and spacious, check in process was fast enough, loved the communal kitchen with enough serving utensils and plates.

    Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
    Caring Capital-Inn

    Only place in Iceland who cared that we were on our honeymoon there. They gave us the room with the best view in the facility and had a surprise on the bed in our room. of the 8 other hotels we stayed at around the country this trip, Capital-Inn was the only one who showed they cared about special requests customers make.

    Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019