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University of Iceland | Reykjavik, Iceland
June 27-29, 2023

A number of rooms in different categories have been pre-booked for CES2023 participants, since Reykjavik could be quite crowded during the conference period. To secure the accommodation of your choice, we recommend that you submit your hotel booking as early as possible. Bookings are made via the booking formReservations made after March 27th will be subject to availability.

MAPHere you can see the location of the hotels and the conference venue.

Address of the University of Iceland: University of Iceland – Haskolatorg, 4 Sæmundargata, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland. 

Please contact with accommodation-related inquiries. 

Booking information:

Full payment is required upon booking via on-line card payments. Accepted credit cards are VISA and Mastercard. On-line payments are guaranteed through 3D secured site. Make sure your card is 3D secure compatible. If you need assistance, please contact 

Note for Visitors from the United States: 
Iceland uses cards with the chip-and-PIN system, which requires a 4-digit PIN for purchases. If you have a traditional “swipe and sign” card, you may wish to inquire about getting a chip-card from your bank or a major credit card issuer before travelling.

Cancellation policy:
All cancellations must be done by writing. Cancellation is not confirmed until you get an e-mail confirming your cancellation.

Administration fee of ISK 7.000 (approx. 50 €) will be charged for cancellations received 4 – 7 days prior to the arrival date.
No refund will be made for cancellations made 72 hours prior to the arrival date.

You can find detailed information about available hotels below: 

Note! All prices shown here include breakfast and all taxes, except there is no breakfast at the Student Hostel but a kitchen on each floor. 

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Hotel Óðinsvé

Breakfast included in the price
Double Standard / Single Use  – ISK 41.400
Double Standard –  ISK 43.600

Address: Þórsgata 1, 101 Reykjavík

Hotel Óðinsvé is an exclusive 60 room boutique hotel in the heart of downtown Reykjavík. We strive to provide friendly and professional services in a warm, welcoming environment that will make you feel right at home. Located in a historic residential area in the old town of Reykjavik, where streets come alive through their Nordic mythology names, of all the major Gods and Goddesses.

Our location is within a short 5 minutes walk of all major attractions and landmarks in the city of Reykjavik. We want our customers to feel at home, feel like they’re staying with friends. To that end, we go to great lengths to provide a relaxed atmosphere, where our friends can enjoy comfort and personal attention they deserve.


Hotel Skuggi

Breakfast included in the price
Double Standard / Single Use – ISK 37.400
Double Standard – ISK 41.600
Double Superior / Single Use  – ISK 43.100
Double Superior –  ISK 47.900

Address: Hverfisgata 103, 101 Reykjavík

Skuggi Hotel is perfectly located in the centre of Reykjavík. The hotel is just steps away from Hlemmur Food Hall and Laugavegur shopping street, lined with variety of shops, restaurants and cafés.

Timeless comfort and a warm welcome in the heart of the city. The best of Reykjavik is seconds away, as clean design, great service and an outstanding location deliver all you need for a happy stay. The hotel’s location is perfect for those who want to enjoy cultural events, a casual stroll between cafés and all that Reykjavík has to offer.

At Skuggi we like things simple: clean lines, monochrome colours, and a touch of raw elegance. The inspiration from Ragnar Axelsson’s striking black and white photos gives every room something special. Plus the amenities that make your life easier. Simple.


Center Hotels Laugavegur

Breakfast included in the price
Double Standard / Single Use – ISK 40.500
Double Standard – ISK 41.500

Address: Laugavegur 95 – 99, 101 Reykjavík

Center Hotels Laugavegur is a true child of Reykjavik, located on the main shopping street. The quirky, urban vibe that makes this city so unique comes alive throughout the building. Lóa Bar-Bistro offers sharing plates and casual dining, and if you need to grab a meal on the go, Stökk café offers a selection of great coffees and tasty snacks. The hotel gives every day in Reykjavik the perfect start.

Compact but beautifully designed, Laugavegur’s small double rooms give you a stylish and snug base for your adventures in Iceland. The rooms may be small, but they offer everything you need for an amazing stay in the city centre.


Grandi by Center Hotels

Breakfast included in the price
Double Standard / Single Use – ISK 39.000
Double Standard – ISK 40.000

Address: Seljavegur 2, 101 Reykjavík

The stylish, industrial Grandi sits at the center of Reykjavik’s booming creative quarter. More than just an original place to stay, the lively hotel is a gathering place for those in the know and in close vicinity to a variety of restaurants and bars. With 195 rooms, bar, reception area and a lively environment makes Grandi the perfect fit for those wanting to enjoy themselves in the city center of Reykjavik.

We know how to do cosy. Rooms in Grandi deliver classic comfort full of modern frills. All Granda rooms come equipped with a minibar, free WiFi, telephone and a TV with a video on demand. The restaurant Héðinn Kitchen & Bar is located at Grandi hotel. It is beautifully decorated, spacious and overall quite elegant in both looks and taste since it offers dished conjured up by the national team chefs. These delicious dishes are made from high-quality seasonal ingredients. The restaurant is open every day for both lunch and dinner.


Center Hotels Plaza

Breakfast included in the price
Double Standard / Single Use – ISK 37.000
Double Standard – ISK 38.000

Address: Aðalstræti 4, 101, Reykjavík

Slap bang in the middle of downtown Reykjavik, Center Hotels Plaza overlooks the city’s oldest square, the central venue for cultural events and performances. Surrounded by shops, restaurants and the harbor, when you stay at Plaza, the buzz of central Reykjavik is always on your doorstep.

At Plaza you will find 255 bright and comfortable rooms and a spacious lobby area with hotel bar where you can relax after an eventful day in Reykjavik. Fully equipped meeting and conference facilities are available at Plaza making the hotel ideal for business and leisure. Breakfast buffet is included with all room bookings and all rooms are equipped with a mini bar, telephone, flat screen TV, shower, hairdryer and wi-fi. Plaza provides the comfort and the location to enjoy all that Reykjavik city center has to offer.


Reykjavík Lights Hotel

Breakfast included in the price
Single Standard – ISK 27.100
Double Standard / Single Use – ISK 33.700
Double Standard – ISK 37.400
Double Superior / Single Use -ISK 38.300
Double Superior – ISK 42.200
Triple Superior / Single Use -ISK 35.000
Tripe Superior / Double Use – ISK 38.300

Address: Suðurlandsbraut 12, 108, Reykjavík

Reykjavik Lights is located at Sudurlandsbraut and sits above the greenery of Laugardalur valley, which is home to the city’s largest recreational area. Swimming pools, parks, and more lay below, while easy car access makes this a perfect base for further adventures beyond the city limits.

Modern Nordic elegance and affordable comfort combine to create a stylishly simple stay. Whenever your day of adventure ends and private parking. Every room at Reykjavik Lights is unique. Decorative details from the ancient Icelandic calendar add a touch of individual character to a pleasing selection of bright and attractive rooms where comfort is king.


Hotel Klettur

Breakfast included in the price
Double Standard / Single Use – ISK 27.400
Double Standard – ISK 34.000

Address: Mjölnisholt 12 – 14, 105 Reykjavík

Hotel Klettur is ideally located to explore the city on foot. The Standard rooms at Hotel Klettur are modern and comfortable. The furnishing draws their inspiration from Iceland’s striking natural world. Our Standard rooms range in size from 18 m2 to 21 m2 and are equipped with either one double bed or two twin beds.

The Standard double rooms are spacious and well-equipped with modern amenities, a desk and a chair, television with over 40 channels, telephone, refrigerator, coffee, and teapot, ironing facilities, wardrobe, in- room safe, free wireless network and a private bathroom with shower.

On the ground floor, you’ll find our main lounge, where you can take a load off after a day of waterfalls, glaciers and hot springs.Next to the lounge is a game room with a pool table and our ever-popular “Northern Lights selfie” wall.


Hotel Leifur Eiríksson

Breakfast included in the price
Double Standard / Single Use – ISK 26.400
Double Standard – ISK 29.900

Address: Skólavörðurstígur 45, 101 Reykjavík

Sitting on the most iconic hill in Reykjavik, graced by the grand architecture of Hallgrimskirkja – Hotel Leifur Eiríksson tells a continuative tale of community, creativity and ambition. Run by the same family since 1999 – our beloved establishment is a welcoming escape in the heart of our eclectic capital.

We encourage our guests to celebrate the vibrancy of the Icelandic food scene, indulge in a good night’s sleep, take a swim in the neighbouring pool, inhale the fresh air and build relationships. We think that quiet days are meant for exploring hidden gems, original art and homegrown brands within a stone’s throw of our hotel. As far as the neighbourhood goes, we’ll fill you in on the collage that is the culture of 101 Reykjavik – from coffee shops and indie boutiques, fun hangouts, yummy food, buzzing bars, and the cool 101 crowds.


Hotel Cabin

Breakfast included in the price
Single Standard – ISK 20.000
Double Standard – ISK 23.200
Single Superior – ISK-24.300
Double superior – ISK 29.500

Address: Borgartún 32, 105 Reykjavík

Hotel Cabin prides itself on offering guests warm, friendly hospitality and a high level of comfort at affordable prices. We offer three different types of rooms. The standard room, deluxe room and the superior rooms. The standard rooms are small but comfortable and all have private bathrooms with showers. The deluxe rooms are bigger and have a bathtub with a shower. The Superior rooms are all situated on the hotel s 7th floor and offer a magnificent view of the city or the ocean. Furthermore, these rooms come with a refrigerator, a tea and coffee maker and a hairdryer. There is free parking around the hotel and also free wirelss network.


Student Hostel (Gamli garður)

Breakfast not included in the price
Single with shared facilities – ISK 20.500
Double with shared facilities – ISK 20.900
Single with private bathroom – ISK 24.000
Double with private bathroom – ISK 24.700

Address: Hringbraut 29, 102 Reykjavík

Student hostel is located in central Reykjavik and is open to everyone during the summer months! The hostel is within a short walking distance from downtown Reykjavik and it‘s shopping street Laugavegur as well as the main landmarks in Reykjavik, i.e. Hallgrimskirkja, Harpa and the Pearl (Perlan). Student hostel is on campus at the University of Iceland, with various service such as the University Bookstore, Bookstore Café, Háma (canteen) and the Student Cellar (bar).