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Vikingur Egilsborg Guesthouse

1.5 of 5 Guest house   |   Thverholt 20, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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Ranked #90 of 103 Reykjavik B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and my daughter stayed there for one night and the owner was from the first moment on unfriendly. He charged more money than they were told by Expedia, he told them something because of city taxes. Next day when they wanted to leave their luggage there until they left town for their flight home, he wanted to charge... More

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Millbrae, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed two nights. The room is clean and bed sheets also clean. You need to pay 500IKS for a bath towel while other guesthouse I stayed in the same trip gave it free. Shower is okay but you need to keep pressing button frequently otherwise it stops in a few seconds. Breakfast is juice, instant coffee, milk and three... More

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Oslo, Norway
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

The staff is false and rude and just want your money. They made me feel really insecure. The hostel is okay, but not a very nice area. But the rudeness of the staff made my whole staying terrible. They had no sense of care or service, just ice cold and very business minded. I would never come here again because... More

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Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
38 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stay in Vikingur after a reschedule of our. Vacation. Vikingur was the cheapest available for only 50,00 including breakfast. Everything is simple but beds were good, shared bathroom and toilrt clean and staff was helpfull. We did not have breakfast, this is served at 8 am, we had to leave earlier. Vikingur is 4/5 walk frim the center

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Helsinki, Finland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We stayed here for one night as it was the only decently priced guesthouse available on such a short notice (we wanted to go camping but changed our plans because of the weather). Having been warned about the mysterious 5% charge for credit card, we paid by cash. Let's try to be fair. The construction noise is not much of... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We booked a twin and they gave us a double. The excuse was that we were the last to arrive and they had no twin rooms left!!?! The only other option they gave us was to cancel our booking which we didn't do simply because it was too late (our flight landed at 9pm in the far Keflavik airport). So... More

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Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My husband & I stayed here for 2 days upon arrival to Iceland. I can understand some of the negative reviews (but not all - grow up & be fair), this is certainly not the Plaza, however, having said that I will try to be fair. We travelled through Iceland for 10 days & stayed in multiple guest houses and... More

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

There were maybe 1-2 good reviews which I think were probably written by the people who work there. Trust me on this one, do not stay there. PLEASE! You will be doing yourselves a huge favour and enjoy Iceland a lot more. I agree with the CON ARTIST and the THIEVES comments I agree with 100%. My holiday was definitely... More

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2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013 via mobile

This place left my travel companions and I with the worst accomdation experience ever. We have been traveling for over 9 months and have never felt so strongly about wanting to discourage people from staying here so that the same situation does not happen to them. After my towel got very wet I put it in the washing basket in... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This is the first bad review I have given as I feel it necessary to warn people. These people tainted our Iceland experience. Accommodation below average but that is no big deal as we could have dealt with the smoking inside, wide open doors to the freezing cold, uncomfortable beds, TINY rooms (I could go on!) but it was the... More

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Address: Thverholt 20, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Vikingur Egilsborg Guesthouse 1.5*
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