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AR Guesthouse

Braedrarborgarstigur 3, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Barcelona, Spain
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We stayed there on two occasions, at the beginning and at the end of our trip. Both times our reservation was changed and we where upgraded to a private apartment. However, in the first one there where a lot of tools and stuff in the cupboards and the terrace and the TV didn't work. In the second one the toilet... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Booked AR Guesthouse for 7 nights as our base in Iceland. Everything was going fine until we got a knock on the door from a police officer at 7:30 am on our 4th morning staying there. We instructed that we had to leave immediately as they were shutting the guesthouse down due to them not having a business permit. We,... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The positive side is that it's about 10 minutes walk from the city centre and the staff is very friendly. Rooms are in two different building. The building we were in was a repurposed student flat and the bathroom was of average cleanliness.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

If you get a cheap deal for this guesthouse, it's perfectly fine for a night or two. Good: - 5 minute walk to the nice harbour and a good location in the old part of Reykjavik - friendly and helpful reception staff - a nice outside area to sit in during the summer months - a well-equipped big kitchen -... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Good thing is that AR Guesthouse is listed on the Flybus's drop off. Very convenient. No reception when we arrived (it was very late at night), understandably so. Found the envelope with our room key inside on the counter and checked ourselves in. Room was small. Wished they used the space smarter with more shelves and hangers. It was too... More 

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Oswaldtwistle, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I took my wife and child to AR Guesthouse this week and we were very impressed by it. The staff were friendly and helpful, letting us leave our luggage there, as we had arrived a little too early to sign in. The room was very clean and cosy. Most importantly for us, as our child is autistic, is that the... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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34 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Our room was not entirely clean (top pillows dirty from dust), there were some hair in the bed. Showers need renovation badly, doors were hard to lock, internet was down for one day, no hot water in the kitchen sink.... Looks like owner does not care about the place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I stayed here for 4 nights at the end of February and into the beginning of March. All that mattered to me was that the rooms locked and I had a place to sleep. At times the guesthouse was relatively loud with people opening and closing their doors.. And I was on the top floor and could still hear people... More 

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Clifden, Galway, Ireland
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 via mobile

the location is good, room is nice and clean. but the water is too hot for shower. remark you that the entre, of the guesthouse which is at the back

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Room was clean, had sink, table & chairs & double bed. All clean. Our room was next to a bathroom which had a sink, toilet & shower. It was fine, toilet seat was wonky but not end of the world. Shared kitchen which was small. Useful for a quick breakfast & making lunches. The price is reasonable & cheap for... More 

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