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Guesthouse Galtafell

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing guesthouse didn't really see the staff they just leave you to it but when we did they were really polite and nice and would do anything they could to help you, its not a far walk too the main town about 5 mins if that, place was spotless, nice and warm, TV, free WiFi, iron and ironing board...

3Thank Joel S
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stayed here in early Jan. We had a room outside of the main house with two single beds and a private bathroom. The room was a good size, very clean and comfortable. They were also very accomodating with our late check-in time. Good location as well!

1Thank Emily C
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

The guesthouse is so fantastic, full of art and lots of character and history. It is so nice to stay somewhere unique, not a soulless chain. It once was the Maltese embassy and is now a charming family run guesthouse. More important to me is how helpful the staff are. I have had so many issues booking trips (definitely book...

2Thank tessac23
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This guesthouse is ideally located, a few minutes walk away from the main areas but in a calm area. Room was modern and clean, and the bed was so comfortable we struggled to get out in the mornings! The staff are a delight, as is the Labrador puppy Frank :) breakfast is optional and is reasonably priced (by Icelandic standards)....

2Thank SherCXF
Windsor, Canada
Reviewed 4 December 2016

we enjoyed our stay, room was very neat and clean, conveniently located, easy to find. Quiet area where we could rest when needed and close enough to everything. Walking distance to see the sights. Would recommend this place to everyone

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1Thank Shannon L
Reviewed 3 December 2016

We stayed in the tower room with a private balcony all the way round the house, it had a spiral staircase to the room which wasn't ideal for my daughter and me as we are slightly disabled, but we'll worth the effort. The owner and the staff went over and above what you would expect to make our stay perfect.

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1Thank D2537NLlauras
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We really love this little guesthouse. We love animals and are delighted to meet Jelly and Frum, these 2 fantastic characters. The apartment is clean with complete facilities; nothing short of at all. The host and staff are very friendly and helpful. We would definitely stay here again.

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1Thank cgko
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We enjoyed our stay here. The room and facilities were clean, spacious and comfortable. The breakfast was great with plenty of choice and very helpful staff. The place is close to town with about a 10 minute walk and you are in the centre of Reykjavik. Parking can be a problem but we always managed to find a space not...

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1Thank David R
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We stayed here for a week, on a couple's adventure trip to Iceland. We booked the room with the shared bathroom, but little did we know the road to the bathroom would involve going down a spiral staircase, through the main hall, through reception and then finally through the dining area. They didn't even have a small sink in the...

2Thank Irina S
Celbridge, Ireland
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to stay. Clean rooms with all the usual things you need. Staff were really polite and very helpful even the resident cat. Shared bathroom was not a problem & had lovely multi head shower. Location is very central to most places in the city. Would definitely return

1Thank Noly05

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Galtafell is located in the heart of Reykjavik, within easy reach of all major activities. Our bright and non smoking suites are comfortably furnished and all have private entrance. Every suite consists of a bedroom, bathroom, living room and a fully equipped kitchen corner. Laundry facilities are in the building. The apartments can comfortably room up to four persons and bed linen and towels are provided. We also offer double or single rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Guesthouse Galtafell

Address: Laufasvegur 46, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Region: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Miõborg
Price Range: $168 - $471 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Guesthouse Galtafell 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“One with en suite facilities.”
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