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Cranbrook, Canada
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Super clean. The guesthouse is near downtown 20 minute walking time. The rooms are small but you have access to a full kitchen shared with other guests. The owner of the guesthouse was very helpful and went out of her way to help us when we needed assistance. I recommend it.

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Saskatoon, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 8 days. Operator was so helpful and cleaned the shared areas daily. New towels and sheets exchanged every few days. Bathrooms (2) were tight but functional...same as kitchen. Breakfast was not just some items laid out, but full access to meats, cheese, bananas, apples, different breads, tomatoes, cereals, coffee/tea...and all appliances if you want. You could buy...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Stayed at the Athena for two nights before joining a tour round Iceland, the location is good being just a 15 minute stroll into Reykjavik old town where old harbour, restaurants and bars reside. The rooms are clean and big enough for a stop over. The two shared toilet/shower are a bit tight but adequate, the self service breakfast from...

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Encinitas, California
Reviewed 22 July 2015

Athena Guesthouse is in a quiet location about a 10 minute walk to downtown Reykajvik. The guesthouse is clean and the owner is very friendly and helpful. The room and bathrooms are small, but clean and quiet. I would recommend this for anyone searching for a small, quiet, clean B&B. Breakfast is "do it yourself" but plenty of food. Wi-fi...

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Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

This was an amazing place. It had fast internet so I could FaceTime perfectly. It was extremely clean and a great location for many different visits to the city or connections to excursions. The breakfast was diverse so I could choose what I wanted. Truly family owned and run and it shows they care!!

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Springdale, Arkansas
Reviewed 6 July 2015

It is a great location located in a residential area and is very quiet. The wharf area is only a 10-15 minute walk, plenty of restaurants. Breakfast is provided in the full kitchen and you may also prepare lunch and dinner at the Guesthouse. I would stay there again.

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Lonon
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We were very happy with our stay here. The owner was very pleasant and helpful. The place is kept very clean. We had a pretty spacious room with large wardrobe and sofa and the kitchen is well equipped with a self serve breakfast included.the old harbour/ town center are 10-15 mins walk away. You can be picked up for tours...

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Regensburg, Germany
Reviewed 6 August 2014

We stayed at Athena Guesthouse for our fist night in Reykjavik. We arrived at 2 a.m. and were greeted with a warm and friendly welcome from Egill, our host there. He was more than eager to help us with our most pressing issues (finding a rental car, where to get supplies, etc. )! The beds were cosy, the rooms were...

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United States
Reviewed 16 June 2014

So glad we found this place. It's in a great location - less than 10 minutes to all the bars & restaurants. The owner is super friendly & helpful - he gave lots of good suggestions of where to go in Iceland. The rooms were clean & comfortable & the self-serve breakfast was terrific. Bed & breakfast in Reykjavik for...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 12 June 2014

We stayed at Athena Guesthouse our first night in Reykjavik, our first night in Iceland, in mid May 2014. The guesthouse occupies the main floor of a two story building. We were happy and lucky, as it was not yet high season, to be able to have an early check in as our plane had arrived early in the morning....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Athena Guesthouse

Address: Vidimelur 40, Reykjavik 107, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Number of rooms: 4
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“Bathrooms and rooms are clean but tiny. Close to downtown.”
 of 5 bubbles 802janices, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Being in a residential area, we think all the rooms are quiet, as ours was, on the street side. The rooms are small, but all had good light.”
 of 5 bubbles lizzvancouver, 8 Jun 2014 | Read review
“We had the front room with two single beds made into a double. We slept well and enjoyed sitting out on the front lawn at the large table soaking up some midnight sun after a long day being a tourist.”
 of 5 bubbles jiveen, 26 Jun 2012 | Read review
“I've stayed in rooms on either side -if they don't have a balcony, they have a lovely view of the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles iloveiIS, 2 Aug 2011 | Read review
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