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Tripadvisor Travelers' Choice Award

Miðgarður spa Center Hotels Reykjavik Iceland, Spa & Gym at Miðgarður spa in down town Reykjavik
17/08/2020 15:08

We are super happy to announce that we have just received the "TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award" for both Miðgarður by Center Hotels and our hotel's restaurant; Jörgensen Kitchen & Bar ?.

According to TripAdvisor, Miðgarður and Jörgensen are in the top 10% of hotels and restaurant worldwide! All thanks to all our wonderful guests that have taken the time to give their opinion on our hotel and restaurant.

Thank you all ?? This means so much to us.

Miðgarður by Center Hotels and Jörgensen Kitchen & Bar are located in the city center of Reykjavik and offer an easy access to all the the main attractions in down town Reykjavik. The hotel and restaurant are designed in a beautiful and at the same time comfortable way making it especially welcoming to our guests. The hotel includes a spa, meeting rooms and an outside garden that is accessible from both the lounge and Jörgensen Kitchen & Bar. The restaurant offers a selection of tasty dishes and a good selection of wine from all around the world.

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