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Alba Guesthouse

2.0 of 5 Guest house   |   Eskihlid 3, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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Ranked #46 of 103 Reykjavik B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014
Lynn_507704 Farnborough, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stayed here with my daughter, she had previously stayed here with friends and recommended the place. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the breakfast was good. Yes you do leave your shoes by the door but this is not unusual in Iceland and it keeps the noise down. The owners were very helpful, they only took over the Alba... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

The guest house has a very warm & welcoming atmosphere. Breakfast is served in a beautiful winter garden. The hosts also offer to make sandwiches / tea or coffee to take on tours. The rooms are basic, but have everything you need. Big plus is that there are washbasins in all rooms, so less queues at the bathrooms :-) Shared... More

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Kifisia, Greece
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17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I rarely leave negative reviews, but oh my... I should have got that something was totally wrong with them since I had emailed them several times after my booking but they kept ignoring me. Arrived there and the first thing I was told was to take my shoes off as that's their policy. When the floors are not heated, that's... More

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Nice, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Situated in the city center (Only 15 minutes walk) the owners are very welcoming and very helpful (they helped us for a tour issue caused by the weather! quick and effective!). The breakfast is ideal, continental, diversified with typical products such as tomatoes jam! We had a great time there for 3 nights and even if the room might be... More

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely stay here in Reykavik. The owners were really helpful and helped us book tours and organise car rental. Wifi included and overall a very relaxing atmosphere.I would come back again here to stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Please check your plumbing in basement room and shower. The water is leaving too slow from the drains. Breakfast was very very nice. The service from the owner was very good. It was nice location from city.

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Balikpapan, Indonesia
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15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

We stayed at the Alba Guesthouse at the beginning and the end of our time in Iceland. Two mates and myself brought our bikes to Iceland to explore. The owners were very gracious and helpful when we arrived and needed directions, telephone calls and even mail. They made us feel very welcome not only in Reykjavik but also in Iceland.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

Hosts extremely nice, sparkling clean, an easy 10 minute walk to the city center. The only reason I did not give 5 stars is the room was on the small side, as many BNB rooms in Iceland tend to be. I fail to understand why I need to pad my review to make 200 characters when I feel I wrote... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

The room was comfortable and the wifi access fast at all times. The breakfast buffet was excellent and was always being replenished.... cereals, fresh fruit, tomatoes, cucumbers, wholesome bread and biscuits, cheeses and hams, meats.... juice, milk, tea, coffee,...... enough to fill you up for the day.... and that´s worth a lot given that a three course meal in Iceland... More

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Address: Eskihlid 3, Reykjavik 105, Iceland
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Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Alba Guesthouse 2*
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