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Athena Guesthouse

Vidimelur 40, Reykjavik 107, Iceland
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Stayed at the Athena for two nights before joining a tour round Iceland, the location is good being just a 15 minute stroll into Reykjavik old town where old harbour, restaurants and bars reside. The rooms are clean and big enough for a stop over. The two shared toilet/shower are a bit tight but adequate, the self service breakfast from... More 

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Encinitas, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Athena Guesthouse is in a quiet location about a 10 minute walk to downtown Reykajvik. The guesthouse is clean and the owner is very friendly and helpful. The room and bathrooms are small, but clean and quiet. I would recommend this for anyone searching for a small, quiet, clean B&B. Breakfast is "do it yourself" but plenty of food. Wi-fi... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

This was an amazing place. It had fast internet so I could FaceTime perfectly. It was extremely clean and a great location for many different visits to the city or connections to excursions. The breakfast was diverse so I could choose what I wanted. Truly family owned and run and it shows they care!!

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Springdale, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It is a great location located in a residential area and is very quiet. The wharf area is only a 10-15 minute walk, plenty of restaurants. Breakfast is provided in the full kitchen and you may also prepare lunch and dinner at the Guesthouse. I would stay there again.

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Lonon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We were very happy with our stay here. The owner was very pleasant and helpful. The place is kept very clean. We had a pretty spacious room with large wardrobe and sofa and the kitchen is well equipped with a self serve breakfast included.the old harbour/ town center are 10-15 mins walk away. You can be picked up for tours... More 

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Regensburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stayed at Athena Guesthouse for our fist night in Reykjavik. We arrived at 2 a.m. and were greeted with a warm and friendly welcome from Egill, our host there. He was more than eager to help us with our most pressing issues (finding a rental car, where to get supplies, etc. )! The beds were cosy, the rooms were... More 

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Okinawa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

So glad we found this place. It's in a great location - less than 10 minutes to all the bars & restaurants. The owner is super friendly & helpful - he gave lots of good suggestions of where to go in Iceland. The rooms were clean & comfortable & the self-serve breakfast was terrific. Bed & breakfast in Reykjavik for... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We stayed at Athena Guesthouse our first night in Reykjavik, our first night in Iceland, in mid May 2014. The guesthouse occupies the main floor of a two story building. We were happy and lucky, as it was not yet high season, to be able to have an early check in as our plane had arrived early in the morning.... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We stayed at Athena Guesthouse our first night in Reykjavik, our first night in Iceland, in May, 2014. Egill, our host, gave us a very warm welcome, and went out of his way to be helpful to us. His English was excellent. We were happy, and fortunate to be able to have an early check in as our flight had... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

I stayed at Athena Guesthouse for a week in July 2012. It is located in a quiet residential neighbourhood a short walk to the hub of Reykjavik. It is also a short walk to the seaside and a beautiful walking trail. Breakfast is included otherwise it is self catering. Luckily there is a small grocery store up the street where... More 

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