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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 3 September 2015

After traveling down the coast to Reykjavik, we were afraid of not finding a place to stay until we found Johanna's house. She was easy to communicate with and welcomed us with open arms. She told us many interesting stories about her life and helped us get settled in. Luckily, we had her basement to ourselves. We shared a room... More 

Thank ar0sen
Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Johanna has a gem here. You have your own access to the basement of her beautiful home in Akranes. She has 3 lovely homely rooms with a little kitchen and bathroom shared between said rooms. We stayed with my little 5 year old, and he adored the house, wanted to move in! The place is clean, really lovely to get... More 

Thank Sarah H
Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2014

This is a cute and cozy place. If you are open to a more personal experience, this is a terrific place to stay and Johanna can help you discover places to see in the area that you might otherwise miss. Spending time with her was delightful and informative.

Thank Alisa G
Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 April 2014

I had a very comfortable stay in this guest house. The bedroom was very clean with nice bed. And the owner Johanna is very sweet women. Thanks to her, we could enjoy our stay in Iceland!

1 Thank ucoucouco
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2013

We spent our first night here. Johanna and her husband are very warm-hearted, she told us a lot about the country, her children and recommends us a good restaurants for the evening (Galito) 10 minutes walk from the guesthouse and the dos and dont's on Iceland ;-) We had a nice room with a double-bed, it was clean and comfortable.

1 Thank NuAinIceland
Namur, Belgium
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321 reviews
116 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2013

The nice thing about "The Little Guesthouse by the Ocean" is the warm welcome and quiet, central setting in Akranes. But the real clincher is the bedding: featherlight but soft, light covers and excellent mattress gives the traveler a wonderful rest. The room is on the ground floor, a little lower than street level but plenty of light is streaming... More 

1 Thank raobert
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 July 2013

The owners were very pleasant and easy to work with. They genuinely care about the needs of their guests. Sweet little house in a beautiful little city with a view. I would recommend staying here! A warm welcome for folks from Orlando, Florida!

1 Thank Sherri S
Ely, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2013

Our host was the only person we saw in Akranes! Such a sleepy town. The accomodation is annexed off in the basement (don't worry it has windows!) and is a complete apartment. We were the only people staying so we had a choice of all three rooms. There is a fully functional kitchen with hob, oven, fridge, and sink. The... More 

1 Thank Li S
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2012

In July this year our family of 6 (ages16, 20, 22, 26, 52, 57) had the holiday of a lifetime in Iceland. Our accommodation was in a little guest house right on the harbour in Arkranes. We had a view across the indigo ocean and 3 clean, cosy bedrooms with a bathroom, laundry facilities and kitchenette. Having our own cooking... More 

3 Thank Jenny G
Washington, DC
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31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2012

This guest house is the basement of Johana's home where she has 3 rooms that all share 1 bathroom plus a small kitchen for guests to use. You'll definitely need a car to get here and get around but once here you'll definitely enjoy it. Johana is quite friendly and helpful at pointing you places you'd never see without her... More 

3 Thank julesk24

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Additional Information about The Little Guesthouse by the Ocean

Address: Bakkatun 20, Akranes 300, Iceland
Region: Iceland > West Region > Akranes
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
The Little Guesthouse By The Ocean Iceland/Akranes
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“The accommodation was ideal for a large family like ours. The shared bathroom was no bother.”
 of 5 bubbles JennyG815, 29 Oct 2012 | Read review
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