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Brekkugata 27a, Akureyri, Iceland
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Ranked #15 of 23 Akureyri B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This inn has many different rooms and room types. We were shown three: two inside of the house with 4 -6 beds and a shared bathroom, and one with the door outside on the street, a private bathroom and small kitchen. As the cost difference was 1000 kr we picked the outside room with the private bathroom. The owner was... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Prices are uncomfortably high for a guesthouse that does not include breakfast into the cost and has neglected basic maintenance of the building. Information that you must read in order to not be on the owner's bad side is found in multiple locations, on multiple sheets of paper taped to the wall. I have no problem staying in basic/budget accommodations,... More

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31 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This guesthouse is lovely with a very nice view on the port of Akureyri and well located in the center of town . The landlord is a real and charming lady who are giving You a welcome feeling . The Room and the facilities are great , confortable and very clean .

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Anchorage, Alaska
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I rarely make such mistakes when I book an accommodation. I thought I had done my homework on this one; I certainly know I cannot depend on the reviews on booking.com (Interestingly, my review was not posted), and need to be more careful. Fortunately my stay was only for one night. Things did not start out well. The outside of... More

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74 hotel reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

the position is fine but the overall impression is one of lets get the tourists money.we werent made unwelcome it was just that the general feeling was of a very ordinary guest house rather than anything special.We were not asked whether we wanted breakfast so we didnt bother,We walked to restaurant Rub 23 which was excellent.

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AkurinnAkureyri, Owner at Akurinn, responded to this review

Dear guest I am sorry to hear that you did not have a nice impression of AkurInn. The staff and I have talked it over, and we tried to recall what went wrong. I cannot tell why you were not offered breakfast as that is a part of my normal welcome. We will try to do our best next. Best... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Stayed here for 1 night in May, 2014. We did not have advance booking. The manager was very accommodating. She put us up in a quiet and comfortable apartment. Walking distance from the town center. Ample parking space.

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I stayed at Akurinn for one night in June and would highly recommend the guesthouse to those looking for a quiet, comfortable and clean place to stay. I had a very personal reason for visiting the house - it was built by my great-grandfather and my grandmother and my father grew up there. Thora couldn't have been more accommodating during... More

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Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

We had a private bathroom and liked our room a lot. We stayed on a Friday night and it was nice and quiet. The wifi seems to be overloaded and kept disconnecting us. The common areas were clean and had some good info for tourists. Overall, a nice place to stay.

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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Staying 2 nights in this central guesthouse. Great value with good rooms, comfortable beds and powerful shower in our private room. There are curtains and roll blinds which do not totally black all out. However I just use some eye covers I bought at an airport a few years ago and some proper earplugs to cover any noise issues -these... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We booked the hotel on the same day just for one night. We had 2 bedroom apartment for 2 families. Thora was very accommodating. Everything was ready for us when we came late at night. Location is great,in the center of the city. House is charming old castle, but very well kept. Highly recommend.

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Address: Brekkugata 27a, Akureyri, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Northeast Region > Akureyri
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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The guesthouse is in an old and respectable looking house with a nice view, near the center of Akureyri. The rooms are for one up to six people. We have two double rooms with private bathroom.We offer sleepingbag rooms on request. And you can order breakfast with the room. We offer free coffee and tea and we have free wireless in all rooms.The guesthouse is only 200 meters from the center of Akureyri, 300 meters from Glerartorg, which is the shopping mall in Akureyri and only 600 meters from the swimming pool. ... more   less 
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