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Alfholl Guesthouse

Ranar Gata, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Ranked #67 of 100 Reykjavik B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Hermosa Beach, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Our first impression was how nicely decorated and the overall warm feeling this guesthouse has plus a good central location in a quiet neighborhood made it all the better. Also cleanliness to me is the most important criteria when I travel and Alfholl Guesthouse is that, as is all of Iceland, but the irritable owner Kristjan had us walking on... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

Alfholl is located near the fishing harbour - an excellent location for walking to the city shopping district and nearby restaurants. Our first floor bedroom was clean and comfortable with the shared bathroom at the end of the corridor. Whilst we recommend Alfholl we have one observation - the breakfast menu could be expanded from the cornflakes, yoghurt tubs and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

5 of us went to Iceland in early June for one week. We stayed two nights in Reykjavik at Alfholl Guesthouse. It was a pleasant little guesthouse, very clean and warm. We had an appartment and a double room. Appartment had a kitchen, bathroom and a small terrace with a table and chairs, so pretty. Breakfast was served downstairs in... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

We enjoyed our 2 night stay here.... The place was cozy, clean and a good value. In the heart of the city on a peaceful residential street. Only a five minutes walk to the harbor or the city center. The owner was welcoming and helpful, giving us advice and calling to arrange bus pick ups over the phone. The breakfast... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Just around the corner from the old harbor, great tours and sites and convenient to shopping, dining and night-life. Krisjan was very accommodating. If he was out, he was accessible via cell-phone through the front-door intercom. He was also responsive to emails as we planned our trip. The price made this the best value in the neighborhood. I thought the... More

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2012

The Alfholl Guesthouse is in a great location. It's on a quiet street but is within walking distance of shops and restaurants. The guesthouse is spotlessly clean. We stayed in one of the larger suites on the upper floor, had our own bathroom and balcony. The service from Christian was fabulous. Breakfast was great. We have wonderful memories of Reykjavik... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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18 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2011

We spent 2 nights here and we were satisfied with the guesthouse. Our room was simple furnished had also a wash basin. Cleanless of the room and bathroom was OK. The owner is really nice and friendly. The breakfast is good and in the breakfast room you can chat with other people, it is really cosy and "just like at... More

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53 reviews 53 reviews
38 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2010

We spent two nights at the Alfholl guesthouse and our experience there was excellent. We got there upon indications of another guesthouse owner. Almost all accomodations in Reykiavik seemed fully booked and we've been so lucky to find Alfholl! The owner offered us the last available room, which was actually a studio apartment, for a discount price (12000 ISK, 80... More

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Cambridge, MA
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2010

We stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of our 8 day trip to Iceland. It was super easy to get to (we took the FlyBus to the Hotel Metropolitan which is next door) and about a 5 minute walk from the heart of Reykjavik. We had one of the double rooms with a private bathroom. My one complaint... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2010

Great little guesthouse Alfholl (Elves' House), great owners, 5 minute walk to centre of town. obviously a strong decor theme based on Elves, but done in fun. Rooms were big and airy, beds were comfortable. We were fortunate to have the small apartment with views over the surrounding rooftops.

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Address: Ranar Gata, Reykjavik, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
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Ranked #67 of 100 B&Bs / Inns in Reykjavik
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