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Grettir Guesthouse

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Good location ,it's in main street.It's quick to shopping and go Hallgrímskirkja church ,it's near Harpa music hall and Tjörnin lake,it's comfortable and have friendly staff.but the equipment is not full.It has free food to eat.

Thank Joy W
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The separate apartment is ideal for a couple or a group of friends. The two sleeping areas can accommodate up to 5 people but they have no doors so there is no privacy. The apartment is reasonably spacious with a well equipped kitchen with everything but a dishwasher. The bathroom is large and does have a door. The location is...

Thank Heidi_Airwaves
Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pretty little house in a strange backyard. You feel very much at home, it is like a big family, if you like to share and meet other people you are in the right place. It is simple but very clean. You can cook a meal if you like, but there are so many good places just around the corner, so...

Thank silbl
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Arrived late in Reykavik, a little tricky to find off the main road and work out the key system but warm cosy comfortable, great breakfast only minus a little noisy from local bar seemingly open nearly all night, and some noisy girls in the car park behind. But apart from that fantastic value for money in expensive Reykavik and very...

Thank bunny98765
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

When we booked this guesthouse we were looking for a budget stay and weren't sure what to expect. However we were really impressed with it! There is a small kitchen area with some food provided for breakfast; 1 bathroom and a small comfortable areas with seats, TV and some games. The rooms are fairly basic but really comfortable and clean....

Thank RosieWood1990
Buckhurst Hill, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Bit tucked around the back but great little guesthouse , clean and comfortable was a little nisy at times but didn't really bother us , breakfast was good so overall for one night it was great and well located

Thank Bucksbunch
Saint Catharines
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Everything was lovely. We had great communication before we arrived and had everything we needed there. The only improvement I could see would be to add a shoe rack so other guests were made to take their shoes off at the entrance. It would save from tracking dirt all throughout.

Thank gdbs635
Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Nice room, very clean and pretty!! The Bathroom and the toilet wasn't very clean! Very good location in the center of the old city, Near the restaurants and nices pubs! Little bit noisy during the weekend!

Thank acosta_994830
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We stayed here as a family with one teenager for two nights. We got quite a good deal for Reykjavik here, and that, together with the central location, made this a good choice for us. We received instructions for how to get in by e-mail, but were met by other guests who let us in and explained how to find...

1Thank Laufam_travellers
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Reviewed 15 September 2016

we really enjoyed the room, it was nice and cozy. the room had a sink right inside which made brushing teeth convenient. The breakfast was great the next morning! would recommend to friends or family if staying in Reykjavik

Thank 895briannac

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grettir Guesthouse is located right on Reykjavík’s most famous   Laugavegur The main entrance to Grettir is from Laugavegur 28A, in a small back house on Reykjavík’s main shopping street. The entrance to Grettir is through a gated underpass, right between the “Reykjavík Backpackers” hostel and “Eva”, a woman’s clothing store At Grettir you can come and go as you please but please note thatthe hours between midnight and 7 p.m. are considered quiet time. The underpass has two gates which are usually closed between midnight and 7 a.m. . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grettir Guesthouse

Address: Laugavegur 28 A, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Miõborg
Price Range: $130 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Grettir Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Rooms upstairs are more private.”
 of 5 bubbles Laufam_travellers, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“When entering, there is a small post-it tag which tells your room number Dont pick a wrong room!”
 of 5 bubbles jippu, 3 May 2016 | Read review
“Avoid room 103 as it is next to the toilet.”
 of 5 bubbles ourunner, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms likely very quiet since no-one is above you”
 of 5 bubbles bkb38, 14 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Access from Laugavegur street is a bit hidden. Go through a underpass with some graffiti. Shared bathroom but really clean.”
 of 5 bubbles ChristianDahler1974, 7 Sep 2015 | Read review
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