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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 22 January 2016

Hotel was just average. Stayed for 1 night on New Year's Eve. Tried checking in early, but was told our room wasn't ready yet. When I asked what time it might be, we were told it would be ready when ready. I also asked if we were okay to park our car out front. No mention of a parking garage....

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AlexandraGyda, Manager at Fosshotel Raudara, responded to this review

Dear Boynic, We are sad to hear that you had this experience upon your arrival, we are always trying to improve ourselves and be better. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the breakfast buffet. If you decide to return to Iceland again, it would be our pleasure to accommodate you again.

Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Lovely welcome room on 4th floor spacious and very clean lovely location 5 mins to town center and breakfast was beautiful served from 7 am and if you have a early pick up they will give you breakfast earlier nothing was to much trouble.

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AlexandraGyda, Manager at Fosshotel Raudara, responded to this review

Dear Fran, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Best Western Hotel Reykjavík. We always try to do our best in order to satisfy our guests wants and needs. Should you ever decide to visit Iceland again, it would be our pleasure to accommodate you here again.

Cieszyn, Poland
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

Main pros: 1. Fantastic location 2. Very friendly staff (and it seems most speaks Polish). 3. Clean. 4. WiFi is fast and free. Cons: 1. Breakfast is good. But limited choice. The same every day. 2. Rather old hotel. 3. The room was quite small (single).

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AlexandraGyda, Manager at Fosshotel Raudara, responded to this review

Dear Slawomir, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Best Western Hótel Reykjavík. Should you ever decide to return to Iceland, we would be very happy to accommodate you again.

Kidlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We stayed here overnight on our trip to Iceland before departing for our south coast trip. Booked a family room - there were four of us! We arrived very late at night and we were greeted by the very friendly man on the desk. Checked in and shown to our room - it was quite a trek. Room was on...

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Tenterden, Kent
Reviewed 8 January 2016

We stayed here on new years eve 2015 for one long night. The hotel was arranged with our approval by a reputable specialist travel company. I will not shame this travel company as this was the only issue in what was a great 4 day trip to this amazing country. The only positive points about this hotel are that it...

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Booked through a northern lights tour so got quite a good deal especially as it was new years eve in the centre of the capital. Clean warm and comfortable and for the majority of the staff were very friendly and helpful regardless of the hour. Room had a "trendy" bare concrete unfinished theme but the shower was hot and powerful....

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AlexandraGyda, General Manager at Fosshotel Raudara, responded to this review

Dear Isa W, We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at the Best Western Hotel Reykjavik. Unfortunately the internet was turning off and on for two days over the new years period, but that problem is solved now. If you decide to return to Iceland, it would be our pleasure to accommodate you again.

Reviewed 5 January 2016

We had booked to stay in the Best Western months before arrival but upon arrival we were told they had been overbooked and that we had to move to another hotel. We found it quite funny that they had been overbooked during a period where there would be some amazing views of the eclipse. I am 100% sure they bounced...

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AlexandraGyda, General Manager at Fosshotel Raudara, responded to this review

Dear James, We are very sorry for the inconvenience that you had to experience upon your arrival here at the Best Western Hotel Reykjavik. I am very disappointed that my team turned you down, but this feedback only helps us to improve ourselves. We are always trying to improve in every aspect possible. Moreover i am very happy to hear...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Spent a week here in the run up to New Year. Hotel situation is perfect for visiting the town centre. Staff really go the extra mile to help out with anything from where to go to how to get there. Breakfast team are amazing and the food is awesome.

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AlexandraGyda, Manager at Fosshotel Raudara, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Should you decide to visit Reykjavik again, we would be happy to welcome you in our hotel again.

Reviewed 6 December 2015

Fantastic location, clean, friendly staff! This hotel made our holiday great! Only thing is that they only serve breakfast so nothing much to do in the hotel. But that is minor details! Would recommend and return!

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AlexandraGyda, Manager at Fosshotel Raudara, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Regarding the service for food, we will start to serve snacks here in 2016. Should you decide to visit Reykjavik again, we would be happy to welcome you in our hotel again.

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 December 2015

In my opinion, the combination of price, service and the location was perfect for our stay at this property. I wouldn't say that it's centrally located, but it is definitely within a walking distance from any place you would want to visit in the city. The bus from the airport dropped us right in front of the hotel so this...

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AlexandraGyda, Manager at Fosshotel Raudara, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write this review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Should you decide to visit Reykjavik again, we would be happy to welcome you in our hotel again.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Attractive and modern hotel located near the city centre. Friendly and attentive service and calm atmosphere. With 79 comfortable rooms, including junior suites and family rooms. Free parking and free wireless internet. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fosshotel Raudara

Address: Raudararstigur 37, Reykjavik 105, Iceland (Formerly Best Western Hotel Reykjavik)
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range: $182 - $451 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fosshotel Raudara 3*
Number of rooms: 79
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