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Hotel Fron

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Laugavegur 22A, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Miõborg)
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Ranked #16 of 48 hotels in Reykjavik
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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cochav yair
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2011

we stayed for our first and 2 last nights in Iceland. As a family of three we got a beautiful modern apartment in an adjacent building which had everything we could think of. The location was excellent and the front desk helpful even if a little bit busy. breakfast is an average experience. \we had better ones elsewhere in Iceland... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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35 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2011

Hotel Fron is centrally and very conveniently located on one of the main shopping streets, Laugavegur. On our first visit, we had an apartment (room 108) which had two bedrooms, kitchen (fully equipped) and living area. This would have made a great place to stay for a prolonged visit, since it would have allowed one to avoid the high restaurant... More

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31 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

Centrally located hotel with very helpful desk staff. Rooms spacious and clean. "Double" bed is two single beds pushed together. Basic breakfast buffet.

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Union, New Jersey
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24 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

The Hotel Fron is a small hotel by USA standards. It was 80 to 90 rooms and is located on the main shopping street in the center of the old city. The rooms are on the small side but quite adequate; very clean and has a helpful staff. There is also a restaurant in the hotel which is open for... More

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Bedfordshire, UK
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2011

If you want to be in the downtown heart of Reykjavik with easy access to the city's main restaurant area and harbour then you should consider booking a stay at this hotel. It doesn't seem to be one of a chain and, to be honest doesn't look much from the outside, but its position on one of the two main,... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011

We booked this hotel because it was situated in the centre of Reykjavik, and because the rooms/small apartments looked very inviting. On the photos the hotel seemed very romantic for a couple. We were wrong. Yes, the hotel has'nt moved - so it's located on the main street. But the room was warm (something was wrong with a heating, and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

Wev spent an enjoyable week at Hotel Fron in early June. We had a fine room/suite that was at the back and was very spacious, clean and quiet. The staff were helpful, courteous and well-informed. We enjoyed the daily breakfast and the location was brilliant. We walked everywhere, quite easily. The little Mexican restaurant was a nice little surprise as... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
53 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2011

This hotel is right in the city centre, just a few minutes walk from most of the restaurants, bars and pretty much everything in Reykjavik. Had a room from the back of the hotel, which was probably good because the main street becomes a big outdoor party during the weekends. Wireless worked well, the room was well maintained and OK.... More

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Boston, MA
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

My son & daughter in law made a reservation at Hotel Fron two and a half months prior to their stop over in Reykjavik July 1. Hotel Fron got a good review in a travel article, and they were excited to be staying there. The reservation was totally confirmed. When they arrived however, they were told by the reception desk... More

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Lenox, MA
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3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2011

HOTEL/LOCATION: This hotel has probably the best location in Reykjavik. It is on one of the main walking streets, a short walk to dining, shopping, major attractions; all the major tour companies (like Iceland Excursions) which I highly recommend you use while there for airport transfers, trips to the Blue Lagoon and other landmarks do pick you up at the... More

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Also Known As:
Fron Hotel Reykjavík
Address: Laugavegur 22A, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Miõborg
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#19 Family Hotel in Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Fron 3*
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