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Guesthouse Borgartun

Borgartun 34, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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Ranked #49 of 103 Reykjavik B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

who have travelled extensively around Europe on short city breaks for the last 10 years. Don't let the appearance put you off, fairly functional rooms, superb bathroom and shower facilities and a lovely hearty selection for breakfast. For the price and absolute bargain. Would recommend to anyone. Free wifi and a pc in the lounge just another bunus.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would have been a 10/10 but the building desperately needs some double glazing. Unfortunately we had 2 nights of disturbed sleep , firstly the local boy racers re enacting fast and furious along the drag strip roads and then on the second night woken by driving rain against the windows. If you are a sound sleeper don't let it put... More

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Reston, Virginia
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strange entry as it looks like an office building, but we entered a cozy reception area at 8:30 in the morning and were offered coffee and breakfast by the friendly staff even though we couldn't check in. This was such a generous gesture after our overnight flight into Iceland, and we were so so grateful. We were invited to leave... More

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Tunbridge Wells
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stayed here for technically 2 nights but was more like 27 hours. I prebooked the Flybus+ which dropped me right outside the door. I had pre-warned the Guesthouse I would be arriving late and there was someone waiting for me to check me in. No issues and the welcome was very friendly. The room itself was basic but perfectly acceptable.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I stayed at the Guesthouse Borgartun at both ends of my visit to Iceland. The outside is a rather cold looking concrete block building that also houses offices. It is not a warm or terribly welcoming exterior but don't let that worry you. Once inside and then on to the third floor where the reception area is located, we could... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We have just returned from a 4 day stay at Guesthouse Borgartun. The guesthouse was very clean, quiet, comfortable and provided very good relaxed cold buffet breakfast. Plenty of hot water and powerful shower as you would expect for Geothermal powered country. Guesthouse is very close to the sea front, swimming pool and a short walk from the old town... More

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Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Located on the third floor of what looks like an office block the ground floor entrance references only the travel agent "Gudmundur Jonasson" - don't be put off! Take lIft to the third floor and reception via the breakfast room. Immediately impressed wth overall cleanliness Budget wise this is below what you'd pay at a Travel Lodge and is generally... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The guesthouse is in a very uninspiring office block but once inside is very cosy. The rooms are adequate in size and very warm, very important in December. The bathrooms are very small but have hot water, a nice shower, soap provided and a hairdryer. The beds were comfy even though the pillows were not very firm! The breakfast buffet... More

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013 via mobile

I have just had another enjoyable & relaxing stay at Guesthouse Borgartun in Reykjavik. It is an ideal base whatever your activity. Rooms are well maintained & very clean with en suite & tv + radio alarm. Breakfast is varied & plentiful with endless coffee. The manager is very kind & pleasant. She assisted me greatly. If you are looking... More

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97 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

When I looked for hotels in Reykjavik I noticed that they were not cheap... This one was not too expensive (we payed 110 euros for twin for one night) and it had free parking space, free wi-fi and it included good breakfast. Rooms were clean and it took us some 20 minutes to walk into downtown of Reykjavik. There is... More

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Address: Borgartun 34, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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