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Kristianshus

Mykines, Faroe Islands
Kristianshus
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Sthlm
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

A very small and friendly b'n'b and also the islands only restaurant. Small and rustic rooms with hardly any sound isolation. Small bathroom en suite. Friendly staff that can give you good ideas for excursions. I didn't expect that much since there wasn't any alternative but was positively surprised.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

As mentioned by other travellers, there are bed bugs at Kristianshus, so we cannot recommend staying there. If you need accommodation at Mykines, try the other B&B/ guesthouse (Yellow house? Gulahusid) instead - however, if you only want a daytrip for watching the puffins, it is perfectly fine to take the morning ferry out to Mykines, trek to the lighthouse... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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118 reviews 118 reviews
26 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I stayed at Kristianshus at Mykines for 4 days as part of a group of photographers and nature lovers. Accommodation is very basic, and you should definitely not expect too much. Food was okay, but lunch was the same all way through (sandwich with egg), evening meal was fine, but we had two different meals twice (fish soup & salmon... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

*****DO NOT STAY HERE***** bed bugs are rampant. The owner spent 3 hours cleaning our room and we had to wait downstairs before it was ready after traveling all day. The owner obviously knew there was bugs in the room but still made that room available. Myself and my traveling companion both now have MANY bites all over our bodies.... More 

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brisbane
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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

While the rooms where very basic they were ok except for the bed bugs. When we arrived the owner was cleaning our room and she took about three hours so she MUST have known about the bugs. Inside of arranging a room in the other guesthouse (yellow house) which had rooms , she just kept quiet and let us stay... More 

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Milan, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

it's simply the perfect accomodation for this kind of place and the spirit you should have in a trip to Faroe islands. Kristianshus is located in one of the few wooden house of the only village of Mykines island. is the only place on the island where you can find something to eat or drink, or anything you would find... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
34 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

When we went they were busy, as the cafe downstairs was full and the rooms upstairs too, all using one tiny toilet. The cafe is a godsend, as there's nowhere else to buy anything on the island. They do coffee for 20 kroner, and sandwiches for 40 kroner and other snacks, and a decent but expensive dinner for 150 kroner.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

We were recently unfortunate/fortunate enough to get stranded on the island of Mykines as the water was too rough for a boat to reach us. While we drank and ate a little at Kristianshus, we couldn't afford the 400 DKK per person for the small rooms upstairs. There's a hostel across the street for almost half the price (the yellow... More 

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Tau, Norway
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2011

The accommodation at Kristianshus is very basic, but the staff is very friendly, and the island and tiny village of Mykines is worth a visit.

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