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Vikingur Egilsborg Guesthouse

1.5 of 5 Guest house   |   Thverholt 20, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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Ranked #85 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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Helsinki, Finland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
16 helpful votes 16 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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VIC
1 review
9 helpful votes 9 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
8 helpful votes 8 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
15 helpful votes 15 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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Faenza, Italy
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We entered the room and our first reaction was to immediately go away: dirty sheets, dirty toilets (only two toilets for about 30 guests hence you need to consider long waiting times before you can get in it). Luckily we hadn't booked the breakfast and we escaped it! The landlady was kind but it's not enough to tempt me to... More

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Fanny2001
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

Stayed one night only. Our room was on the top 3rd floor, walls paper thin. Shared bathroom showers on top two floors BOTH broken... so we all had to share the one shower on the main floor. When I complained that the couple next door was arguing loudly, it was well past 11, the manager suggested that I speak to... More

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

A group of 4 of us recently stayed here. By far, the most memorable part was the food. Eating anywhere is Iceland is really expensive, especially table service in Reykjavik. Max, co-owner and cook was honest when she told us her 25Euro dinner was the cheapest we'd find. And it was one of the best meals I've ever had. We... More

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Lyon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I generally felt like being just walking wallet full of Euros in the eyes of people in Reykjavik and this guesthouse was not an exception, even though it was one of the cheapest places to stay in this city. It is better to stay at camps, it is much more cheaper and they even provide more facilities. This guesthouse was... 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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