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Guesthouse Galtafell

1.0 of 5 Condominium   |   Laufasvegur 46, Reykjavik 101, Iceland (Miõborg)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice apartment that suited us perfectly. The beds were so good and it was nice and quiet in the night. The host and hostess were so friendly and helpful and it was very nice to sit together with the other guests at breakfast. It felt like being in someone's home. We will come back!

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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

I really liked staying at this guest house. We were in a small studio apartment right next to the hotel (not within the main hotel building). I thought the apartment was very well appointed and comfortable. There are a number of larger hotels on the other side of the town, but we really enjoyed being situated in a neighborhood close... More

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Grimstad, Norway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We stayed here 4 nights in February, and had a lovely time! The apartment was cosy, clean and warm, the breakfast was simple and fresh and the owners was really nice, giving us lots of tips and interesting stories of Iceland in the summer. And the fattest cat I have ever seen in my life, Jellybelly! I would defiantly try... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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54 reviews 54 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

Highly recommendable! A few minutes from the domestic airport and just another few minutes to the city centre, this place is located perfectly. It is also very close to the City pond and the best and most popular Hot Dog Stand in Reykjavik. We booked a double room with a private bath and got more than what we expected. It... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

A very friendly Place where you will meet travellers of all ages and from many countries. The breakfasts are enjoyable with lots of possibilities for a chat or two. Nice breakfast, sort of ordinary rooms with very comfortable beds. Nicely situated Close to the center and a short walk from the airportbus. Strongly recommended.

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Mexico City, Mexico
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

A beautiful house close to every where in Reykjavik by walking (domestic airport, parlament, downtown, bus station), with unforgettable hosts and a singular breakfast meeting people from different countries, listening to nice music, and delicious fresh food. It was a very pleasant experience

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Madrid, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Perfect place, close to the center and the owner is very, very kind. Clean, familiar, in a peaceful street and beautiful. Good breakfast, you feel like at home, and the house, an artist house, is absolutly cute and lovely. Lots of love to Jellybelly from Spain :)

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Ojai, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Peacefully located next to the lake in downtown Reykjavik. Centrally located without the noise of the night life. Easy walking distance to tourist information centers, banks, restaurants, museums, harbor, main shopping streets, and a delicious bakery. Friendly owners are more than willing to help with your travel plans. Delicious breakfast included with a large selection, warm greeting by your host,... More

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1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful welcome! We unfortunately arrived at almost 2AM (still light out!) thanks to a poor calculation on our part and a delayed flight, but were still greeted warmly by Thorey! Beds were comfy and clean. In true guesthouse style, we shared breakfast (yummy) with folks from all over. The 1916 castellated house was owned by an Icelandic artist/actor/icon and is... More

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Fremont, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

This GH stole my heart. It had a very nice and warm feeling of home. It was like I never left home as they say, "A home away from home." It had a nice kitchen a must have for parents with little kids. We were also provided with a baby cot, milk, sugar and god I asked for so many... More

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Additional Information about Guesthouse Galtafell

Address: Laufasvegur 46, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
Location: Iceland > Capital Region > Reykjavik > Miõborg
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 55 Specialty lodging in Reykjavik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Guesthouse Galtafell 1*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Galtafell is located in the heart of Reykjavik, within easy reach of all major activities. Our bright and non smoking suites are comfortably furnished and all have private entrance. Every suite consists of a bedroom, bathroom, living room and a fully equipped kitchen corner. Laundry facilities are in the building. The apartments can comfortably room up to four persons and bed linen and towels are provided. We also offer double or single rooms. ... more   less 
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