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Vikingur Egilsborg Guesthouse

1.5 of 5 Guest house   |   Thverholt 20, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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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
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Everything wrong with Egilsborg Guesthouse: 1) You will pay up to 10% more than the price announced by hotels.com (the owner will tell you it is additional tax and credit card supplement… this has never happen in any others hotels we stayed in Reykjavik) 2) nobody to welcome you. A key with a piece of paper with your name in... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for four nights at the end of our two week tour of Iceland. We booked through trivago and had a very strict budget to stick to and found a lot of Reykjavik accommodation out of our price range. As one of the cheapest places in Reykjavik it is basic. In the communal area there was a TV... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights, our first two nights in Reykjavik at the start of our RTW trip! The place is very basic. There is wifi which is a massive plus when in a foreign country, but it doesn't reach every room. There is no kitchen for guests. There is a kitchen for staff to use. The only appliance... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

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
7 helpful votes 7 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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99 reviews 99 reviews
38 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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
5 helpful votes 5 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
12 helpful votes 12 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 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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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*
Number of rooms: 17
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