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Litla Gistihusid

Sundstraeti 43, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We saw only the room in which we stayed one night. It very was very small and very basic, two single beds, and a small, old night stand. There was no closet, no reading lamps, no pictures on the walls, not even a waste basket, nothing else. The walls are paper thin and we had to listen to the guests... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

Six of us in my extended family stayed here for four nights in June. Two groups stayed downstairs in the rooms with private bathrooms. The rooms there were tiny, but it was handy to have a private toilet. Two of us stayed upstairs in a gigantic room, using the shared bathroom. All of the facilities were clean, but there is... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We stayed in the middle of winter and the scenery was absolutely stunning. Halldor the owner was, from the initial telephone call onwards, very warm and accommodating. We arrived late in the night and were greeted with smiles and a good bed. We were the only ones staying in the guesthouse and fully enjoyed all its facilities, especially the bespoke,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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67 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

We stayed here just 1 night while we were exploring the West Fjords. If i had to do it over, I would probably have liked to stay 2 nights (or even 3 if you were doing a full day trip somewhere and could use Isafjordur as your base) as the town is very charming, and is the only one of... More 

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83 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

We stayed one night at Litla Gistihusid and it was ok. Isafjordur is quite small, thus location is not that important. The room was clean and cozy, the kitchen a little bit old. It would have been good with one more shower or at least seperate shower and toilet to avoid lines in the morning. The host was helpful and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

We stayed a few nights - was OK and fairly cheap, but was more like staying in a hostel than what I would consider a guesthouse (Maybe it's different in Iceland). We had our own twin room - clean, basic and very compact. Self catering kitchen was spacious and well equipped. Big downside was only one tiny bathroom for the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Isafjordur is the biggest town in the Westfjords, but there is an apparent paucity of choice in places to stay (and no hostel to provide budget alternatives). Based on the few reviews on TA, we stayed two nights at Litla - and it was OK. It is in a nice old part of town and we had a choice between... More 

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11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Ok strange title but hey his self-made shower was heaven after a 500 km trip to beautiful Isafjordur. Very nice host to chat with and gave us good advice. Will definately stay here again when i'm in the area !

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2012

We were welcomed by the friendly owner Halldor, who speaks brilliant English (he's lived in the USA). He's very knowledgeable about the area and its wildlife, the weather and local restaurants and services. The rooms are simple and very clean with good quality, comfortable beds and a blackout blind at the window (handy in summer if you have trouble sleeping... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011 via mobile

we were staying 5 nights in isafjördur and made hiking trips in the surroundings. very clean rooms, best bathroom in iceland, very friendly and helpful manager, well equiped kitchen, strange wall paintings in the corridor though ;). we really can recommend this place to stay some nights! .............................................................................

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Address: Sundstraeti 43, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Westfjords Region > Isafjordur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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