BR blog - 17 june 2.0
17 Júní 2024, 80 years of independence!

This year marks 80 years since Iceland officially gained it´s independence from Denmark, Icelander´s National Day, June 17, is celebrated every year to celebrate the establishment of a republic in this country in 1944. This day is also the birthday of Jón Sigurðsson (1811-1879), our very own independence hero. So, this day is very special for us in Iceland!

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TripAdvisor Travelers´ Choice Awards 2024

We’re thrilled to share some amazing news with you— our hotels have snagged the prestigious Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award for 2024! This is a huge deal for us, and we couldn’t have done it without our fantastic guests.

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The ins and outs of New Year´s Eve in Reykjavik

Will you be staying in Iceland over New Year´s Eve and you´re not quite sure what to do or where to go? Well let us guide you through one of the most fun filled holidays of the year to make the best of your stay as we say goodbye to the passing year and greet the new one.

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Culture night

Reykjavik city is celebrating its birthday and invites you to join the fun! Menningarnótt or Culture night takes place on 19th of August full of events and activities that shed light on our local culture. Enjoy a day full of celebrations and take part in one of the biggest festivals in Reykjavik, Iceland.

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Five museums in Reykjavík

Exploring the vibrant capital city of Iceland, Reykjavík! 🌟 From the quirky and educational Penis Museum to the immersive Arbaer Open Air Museum, this city is a treasure trove of cultural wonders. Dive into the world of marine giants at Whales of Iceland and gaze at the breathtaking views from the iconic Perlan. And don't forget to chase the elusive Northern Lights at Aurora Reykjavík! 🌌 Discover the unique museums that make Reykjavík an unforgettable destination.

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Bakeries in Reykjavík

Iceland has a diverse range of bakeries in Reykjavík offering sweet and savory treats. These bakeries, such as Sandholt, Brauð & Co., Brikk, Hygge, and Baka Baka, are known for their high-quality ingredients, unique experiences, cozy atmospheres, and commitment to local ingredients and dietary preferences.

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The newest member of our Center Hotels Family

Þingholt Apartments is our newest member of the Center Hotels family and our first Apartment hotel. Now we are able to offer our guests yet another alternative when it comes to a comfortable stay in the city center.

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Winter lights festival

The Winter Lights Festival will take place in Reykjavík from 2 - 5th of February 2023. It is an annual event held in Reykjavík that celebrates both the winter world and the growing sunlight after a long period of darkness with a museum night, pool night, light trails and many other events.

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A perfect winter day in Reykjavík

Check out some of the greatest things to do while you are visiting Reykjavík. There are many options to choose from, so we have put together our idea of a fun winter day consisting of great food, attractions, shopping and relaxation.

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Christmas season in Reykjavík

Christmas is just around the corner and Reykjavík is turning into winter wonderland. This season is magical and you will find all sorts of activities in the city center.

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